Internal Medicine: Gastorenterology and Urology - CME Cruise Conference to Alaska from Seattle - May 29-June 5, 2011
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Internal Medicine: Gastroenterology and Urology

7-Night Alaskan Cruise Conference from Seattle, Washington
May 29 - June 5, 2011

This conference has already sailed, but that doesn't mean you have to miss the boat! Click here to see our complete schedule of upcoming programs.

Holland America Line's Majestic ms Oosterdam
Holland America's ms Oosterdam

All social events are complimentary for guests traveling with conferee and whose cabins are booked in the meeting group.

BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.
14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 CEU Hours
14 CLE Credits
Course Fees
Physicians and Attorneys- $695.00
Other Professionals - $450.00
Course Fee Cancellation Policy:
30 days from sailing-None; 7-29 days-50%; Less than 7 days-100%

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the CEI meeting group through Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea® at 800-422-0711 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
Target Audience
Urologists, Gastroenterologists, Internists, Family Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
The purpose of this activity is to give participants an update in the diagnostic and therapeutic developments in the field of gastroenterology and urology
Preliminary Objectives for Activity
• Review the rationale for beta-blockers in the treatment of BPH
• Describe the pathophysiology of hypogonadism.
• Review the current treatment options for erectile dysfunction
• Recognize the risk factors for upper tract urothelial tumors
• Explain how a diagnosis of Peyronie’s disease is made
• Update on Hepatitis A, B, and C
• Apply updated guidelines in the diagnosis and surveillance of colon cancer
• Utilize new treatment and diagnosis strategies in the managemetn of C. diff, H. pylori, and diverticulitis
• Utilize an algorithm for the diagnosis and cost effective treatment of heartburn and abdominal pain
• Utilize and interpret results of Esophageal Motility and Manometry
• Properly diagnose and treat Celiac Disease, a not-so-rare condition
• Discuss treatment successes and failures in the management of IBD
Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.
Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
Faculty
Mary K. Hall, MD, Chief of Urology at the VAMC James A. Haley, Tampa, FL
Rimma Shaposhnikov, MD, practices gastroenterology and internal medicine in
Burbank, California with Lakeside Medical Associates.
Accreditation

Accredited Continuing Medical Education Accreditation: Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: Continuing Education, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


ANCC Accredited Continuing Nursing Education
Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea or ANCC of any commercial products displayed or used with an activity.

Nurse Practitioners: can claim either ANCC Contact Hours or AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ as needed.
Pharmacology credits are identified on individual activities.

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Canadian Physicians: This activity is eligible for Section 1 credits in the Royal College’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program . Participants must log into MAINPORT to claim this activity.

Osteopathic Physicians: This program is eligible for Category 2 credit with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) .

US or Canadian Family Physicians: Please let us know if you require AAFP Prescribed Credits.

Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
Cruise Itinerary
DATE
PORT OF CALL
ARRIVE
DEPART
Sun May 29
Seattle, Washington
-
4:00pm
Mon May 30
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 9:00am - 12:00pm,
1:00pm - 5:00pm
-
-
Tue May 31
Glacier Bay Scenic Cruising
-
-
Wed Jun 1
Juneau, Alaska
7:00am
8:00pm
Thu Jun 2
Sitka, Alaska
8:00am
5:00pm
Fri Jun 3
Ketchikan, Alaska
Lectures 2:00pm - 5:00pm
7:00am
1:00pm
Sat Jun 4
Victoria, British Columbia
Lectures 8:00am - 12:00pm
6:00pm
midnight
Sun Jun 5
Seattle, Washington
7:00am
-

Ports of Call
Juneau, Alaska - In Alaska's capital, taste salmon baked over an alderwood fire, pan for gold, flightsee the Juneau Ice Field, and walk right up to the Mendenhall Glacier.
Ketchikan, Alaska - Immerse yourself in Tlingit Indian culture as you view the world's largest collection of totem poles; kayak the colorful waterfront. Port tips from our blog
Scenic Cruising Glacier Bay National Park - Witness a world still emerging from the Ice Age--16 tidewater glaciers in action.
Seattle, Washington - The Emerald City of the Pacific Northwest. In Seattle, stroll the bustling waterfront, visit the Space Needle, sample a local microbrew, a glass of Washington wine and world-famous coffee.
Sitka, Alaska - Step back to the days of Russian Alaska as you watch lively performances of the New Archangel Dancers and view holy paintings of the Czarists' days.
Victoria, British Columbia - Stroll through the charming downtown of this very British city, with its double-decker buses, turreted castles, fine British woolens, tea and china. Or, just outside the city, visit the lush flora and fauna of Butchart Gardens.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.

ms Oosterdam

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the CEI meeting group through Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea® at 800-422-0711 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
Cruise Pricing

Prices below are for the full cruise including meals and evening entertainment

Cancellation Penalties vary by cruise line and sailing date. Be sure to review these cruise line
policies with our staff.
CATEGORY
DESCRIPTION
CEI RATE
J
Large or Standard Inside Stateroom
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. 183-207 sq. ft.
$694
D
Large OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower 185 sq. ft.
$1014
VD
Deluxe Verandah OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. 249 sq. ft.
$1314
SS
Superior Verandah Suites
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath & shower & additional shower stall, large sitting area, dressing room, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 1 person, floor-to-ceiling windows. 389 sq. ft. with verandah.
$1614
SA
Deluxe Verandah Suites
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath & shower & additional shower stall, large sitting area, dressing room, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 1 person, floor-to-ceiling windows. 389 sq. ft. with verandah.
$2514
All Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to Change
3rd/4th 364.00 per person
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $374.39 per person
Deposit $350.00 per person
Single Rates are Available - Request Details from our Staff
Air Fare Additional


Staterooms

Deluxe Verandah Suite

Superior Verandah Suite

Verandah

Ocean View

Inside Stateroom

Actual staterooms may not be identical to those pictured
PRICING SUBJECT TO CHANGE: Although subject to change at any time, the listed prices are generally available up to about 90 days before sailing; at that time they convert to typically higher, market rates. Rates offered directly by the cruise line and quoted by our agents are also subject to change at any time, can be withdrawn at any time and are capacity controlled.
CANCELLATION PENALTY POLICY WILL APPLY: Cancellation policies vary by cruise line, itinerary and length of cruise. When reserving your stateroom, please review the policy applicable to this cruise with our staff. We strongly recommend Travel Insurance to cover the unexpected.
FUEL SUPPLEMENT: Cruiselines may implement a fuel surcharge depending on the price of crude oil.
Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.

TravelSafe.comPlease visit TravelSafe.com for travel insurance information.

Cruise Line cancellation policies are strictly enforced. For that reason, we urge all of our travelers to carefully consider whether travel insurance is a good value for them.

Certainly, if you have reason to think that "something might come up" that might force you to cancel, travel insurance is worth the cost of the premium. Examples we've seen in the past include ill or frail family members and changes in employment causing relocation.

If travel insurance is the right choice for you, we recommend TravelSafe. To visit their site and explore your options click here or on the link above. The cruise lines also offer travel insurance and we'd be happy to help you go that route if you'd prefer.