Subject to change.

Overview of Itinerary and Program Topics

Saturday, May 26, Marina Agana

Arrive at Marina Agana and board yachts at 3:00pm
Evening welcome reception at La Barca Restaurant (at the marina)

Sunday May 27

Morning meeting – Marina Agana – Moorings Base, Indoor or Outdoor Briefing Room
9:00 – 9:50 am Sea Sickness: etiology, prevention, treatment (Jacobs)
9:50 – 10:40 am Solar Injury: the ABC’s of UV radiation (Nathanson)
10:40 – 11:30 am Dive Medicine 101 (Greenway)
Sail to Maslinica, Solta, 9 miles

Monday, May 28

Morning meeting – Maslinica – Martinis-Marchi Hotel/Restaurant 2nd Floor.
8:30 - 10:30am, Responsibilities of the Ship’s Medical Officer: Medical training, medical kits, telemedicine, medical evacuation at-sea; Review of emergency marine communications, and Search and Rescue at sea. (Jacobs and Hawley)
Sail to Vis Town, Vis 20 miles

Tuesday, May 29

Morning meeting –Vis Town, Vern University. Viscog boj 3.
8:30 - 9:30am Marine Envenomations. (Nathanson)
9:30 - 11:30am Prevention and recovery of crew overboard, together with a review of cold water immersion, including the physiology and management of cold shock response, cold water incapacitation, and acute hypothermia. (Jacobs and Hawley)
Sail to ACI Palmižana, Hvar Island, 11 miles

Wednesday, May 30

Morning meeting - Hotel Amfor, Hvar. Speedboat transfer from ACI Palmižana to Hvar – from end of dock, 8am (Cost included for conference attendees only)
8:30 - 9:30am Seafood Toxidromes. (Nathanson)
9:30 - 11:30am Physiology, treatment, and prevention of drowning, with review of USCG Boating Accident and Mortality Statistics, and in-depth investigations of recent sailing tragedies. (Jacobs and Hawley)
Sail to ACI Marina Milna, Brac Island, 14 miles

Thursday, May 31

Morning meeting Milna, Restaurant OmO, Marina Vlasca.
8:30 - 9:30am Wound Care. (Nathanson)
9:30 - 11:30am Recommendations for equipment and strategies for survival, safety and health-maintenance at sea (aboard a life raft or mother ship), including managing the “Fearsome Five”- Fluids (dehydration), Fatigue (sleep deprivation), Fitness (injury, illness), Fahrenheit (Chronic Hypothermia) and Fuel (nutrition). (Hawley, Jacobs)
Sail to Trogir, 17miles

Friday, June 1

Trogir: ACI Marina Restaurant (or other location TBA).
8:30 - 9:30am Diving Accidents Case report and lessons-learned. (Greenway)
9:30 - 10:30am Shark attacks and marine infections. (Nathanson)
10:30 - 11:30am On-Board Medical Emergencies. (Jacobs, Nathanson, Greenway)
Sail back to The Moorings at Marina Agana, 7 miles to arrive by 5:00 pm.

Saturday, June 2, Return to The Moorings by 9:00am

You will need to disembark your Moorings yacht by 9:00 am.
The Moorings will help arrange a taxi (at your expense) to take you to the Split Airport or your hotel.

Note: Special Events including Dive Program and informal get-togethers will be announced.