Boston University Dental CDE Alaskan Cruise Conference, Round-trip Seattle, Washington, US - August 15 - 22, 2015
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Boston University
Goldman School of Dental Medicine presents
Oral Surgery for the General Dentist, A Review Course

7-Night Alaskan Cruise Conference
Round-trip Seattle, Washington, US
August 15 -22, 2015

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10 CEUs
Course Fees:
$495 for Dentists
$395 for RDH, Assistants, Dental Office Managers.

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
Dentists, RDH, Assistants, Dental Office Managers
Program Purpose / Objectives
Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the program participants will be able to:
  • Implement the information into their practice
  • Medically assess their patient and the impact the medical status will have on rendering dental treatment
  • Develop emergency protocols for their practice
  • Describe the use of neurotoxins and facial fillers to enhance and improve their patients oral rehabilitation
  • Know when to refer oral pathology for further evaluation and treatment
Topics include:

Session 1: Medical assessment/medical emergencies (3 hours)

Today, our patients are living longer presenting with often complex medical histories, managing previously unmanageable chronic illnesses and often lengthy lists of medications. As dentists we must be able to assess our patient’s medical status and apply that awareness to safely treating their dental disease. Sometimes our treatment needs to be modified to safely deliver care and sometimes successful treatment is the result of understanding the impact a medical condition is having on dental health. Finally, we know that in spite of all of our efforts, medical emergencies do occur. Offices with a well thought out and fully implemented emergency response protocol will have a much better chance of successfully and correctly responding to those emergencies.

Upon completion of Session 1 participants will:
  • Describe how to perform a medical history review.
  • Understand the impact of common chronic medical conditions on dental therapy.
  • Describe the key elements to successfully managing a medical emergency in the dental practice.
  • Describe the most common medical emergencies in a dental practice and their management.
  • Recognize the key signs and symptoms of serious medical emergencies.
  • Describe the basic elements of a dental office medical emergency kit.
Session 2 Clinical oral pathology for general dentists (2hrs)

Know when to refer and know when to hold. This session will be a clinical pathology conference type presentation reviewing common as well as more esoteric oral pathology. The focus will be on separating the lesions into those that might benefit from histologic examination and those that can be watched. Audience participation and discussion will be encouraged.

Objectives: Upon completion of Session 2, participants will:
  • Recognize benign oral pathologic lesions
  • Identify the distinguishing characteristics of aggressive or malignant lesions
  • Differentiate those lesions requiring immediate treatment from chronic or benign lesions
Session 3 Overview of minimally invasive cosmetic surgery (2hrs)

The demand for minimally invasive cosmetic procedures has grown dramatically over the last decade. Dentists by virtue of their education, training and experience have an intimate knowledge of the anatomy of the face and are well positioned to offer these products and services to their patients. This course will provide an introduction to neuromodulators and cosmetic facial fillers available in the US. This presentation will provide an over view of the various products and their clinical applications for their use. A brief review of facial analysis for minimally invasive cosmetic procedures will be described.

Objectives: Upon completion of Session 3, participants will:
  • Describe the available facial fillers and indications for their use
  • Describe the indications for use of neuromodulators
  • Describe the fundamental elements of facial analysis for minimally invasive procedures;
  • Discuss the potential complications of different types of fillers;
  • Discuss the potential complications of neuromodulators;
Session 4 Medicine/Pharmacology updates (3hrs)

Pharmacology 2015 is a comprehensive review and update of pharmaceuticals that dentists should be aware of when treating their patients. Developments in medical management of chronic disease continue to rapidly evolve as drug companies rush to compete in this lucrative market. These developments can have a significant impact on the way in which dentists treat their patients. Staying abreast of these developing trends will benefit the dentist in insuring that they provide the highest quality and safest care possible.

The topics to be covered include:
  • New generation blood thinners
  • New generation osteoporosis/osteopenia drugs
  • HARRT therapy for HIV patients and it’s implication for dental treatment
  • Newest generation opioid/narcotic drugs, benefits, use, abuse and alternatives
  • Drugs we never think about-OTC herbal and naturopathic supplements and therapeutics
Objectives: Upon completion of Session 3, participants will:
  • Identify the new generation blood thinners and be able to modify dental treatment accordingly.
  • Identify the new generation osteoporosis/osteopenia drugs and be able to modify dental treatment accordingly.
  • Identify patients undergoing HARRT therapy, understand how the drugs work and the impact on dental therapy.
  • Identify the new generation opioid/narcotic pain medications and their role in dental pain management, alternatives.
  • Identify some commonly used herbal supplements and naturopathic medications and the potential impact on dental treatment.
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
Bradford M. Towne, DMD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Boston University, Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine Medical Director, OMS Outpatient Services, Boston Medical Center

Dr. Towne received his D.M.D. from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. After graduating from dental school, he served three years in the United States Army.
He completed his residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina in 1983, and then practiced in Vermont until 2011. He is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and served on several AAOMS committees, was a member of the House of Delegates and served on the AAOMS Board of Trustees from 1997 through 2001. He is a Fellow of the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology.

Dr. Towne is Board Certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He is a member of various professional organizations and has been honored by being inducted as a Fellow of both the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists.

Dr. Towne also holds an appointment as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Vermont, College of Medicine. He was an active member of the Medical Staff of Central Vermont Medical Center for 28 years and served as Chairman of the Credentials Committee there for over 10 years. Dr. Towne was also the chairman of the organizing committee for the formation of Central Vermont Physician Hospital Organization and served as its first President and CEO.
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
Sat Aug 15 Seattle, Washington, US - 4:00pm
Sun Aug 16 At Sea Cruising
Lectures:
- -
Mon Aug 17 Juneau, Alaska, US 1:00pm 10:00pm
Tue Aug 18 Glacier Bay 7:00am 4:00pm
Wed Aug 19 Sitka, Alaska, US 7:00am 3:00pm
Thu Aug 20 Ketchikan, Alaska, US 7:00am 1:00pm
Fri Aug 21 Victoria, British Columbia, CA 6:00pm 11:59pm
Sat Aug 22 Seattle, Washington, US 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
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.

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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

STATEROOMS DETAILS
PRICING
PER PERSON
Neptune Suite (SA) - Floor-to-ceiling window/sliding glass door leading to your personal veranda, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, a large sitting area, dressing room, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, no-host mini-bar and walk-in closet. Deluxe Suites include all the Superior Suite amenities, plus complimentary laundry, pressing and dry cleaning throughout your cruise, complimentary champagne and bottled water provided in suite upon embarkation, premium duvet, oversize bath towels and soft, cotton bathrobes and slippers, gorgeous corsages and boutonnieres for the first formal night, hors d'oeuvres served before dinner each evening on request, binoculars and umbrellas for your use on the cruise, cocktail party with ship officers, priority boarding for tender ports of call, special disembarkation service, priority dining and seating requests, and exclusive daily breakfast service for suite guests only. A very special amenity exclusively for guests cruising in a Deluxe Veranda Suite or Penthouse Veranda Suite, the industry-leading Neptune Lounge features a private place to relax, socialize with other suite guests and enjoy the personalized service of a concierge. The fleet-wide lounges provide worktables, large screen television, library, sofas and chairs, refreshments throughout the day and wi-fi for a small charge. One-Touch 24-hour Concierge Service is available when the Neptune Lounge is closed.
488-700 sq. ft. with veranda
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Neptune Suite (SC)- Floor-to-ceiling window/sliding glass door leading to your personal veranda, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, a large sitting area, dressing room, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, no-host mini-bar and walk-in closet. Deluxe Suites include all the Superior Suite amenities, plus complimentary laundry, pressing and dry cleaning throughout your cruise, complimentary champagne and bottled water provided in suite upon embarkation, premium duvet, oversize bath towels and soft, cotton bathrobes and slippers, gorgeous corsages and boutonnieres for the first formal night, hors d'oeuvres served before dinner each evening on request, binoculars and umbrellas for your use on the cruise, cocktail party with ship officers, priority boarding for tender ports of call, special disembarkation service, priority dining and seating requests, and exclusive daily breakfast service for suite guests only. A very special amenity exclusively for guests cruising in a Deluxe Veranda Suite or Penthouse Veranda Suite, the industry-leading Neptune Lounge features a private place to relax, socialize with other suite guests and enjoy the personalized service of a concierge. The fleet-wide lounges provide worktables, large screen television, library, sofas and chairs, refreshments throughout the day and wi-fi for a small charge. One-Touch 24-hour Concierge Service is available when the Neptune Lounge is closed.
488-700 sq. ft. with veranda
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Signature Suite (SS)- Floor-to-ceiling window/sliding glass door leading to your personal veranda, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath, shower and additional shower stall, large sitting area, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 1 person. Suites also include a variety of firm, medium and soft pillows, no-host mini-bar for easy entertaining, personalized cruise stationery, over-sized bath towels, one-touch telephone concierge service, fresh flowers, and a complimentary DVD library.
398 sq. ft. with veranda
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OceanView Stateroom with Veranda (VA) -Floor-to-ceiling window/sliding glass door leading to your personal veranda, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath and shower, sitting area, no-host mini-bar, floor-to-ceiling windows. Includes all the stateroom amenities, plus signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed featuring plush Sealy Posturepedic® Euro-Top mattress and finely woven cotton linens, luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerhead, 5x magnifying lighted make-up mirror and salon-quality hair dryer, fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure, complimentary fresh fruit on request, flat-panel TV and DVD player, ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.
284-398 sq. ft. with veranda
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OceanView Stateroom with Veranda (VC)- Floor-to-ceiling window/sliding glass door leading to your personal veranda, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath and shower, sitting area, no-host mini-bar, floor-to-ceiling windows. Includes all the stateroom amenities, plus signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed featuring plush Sealy Posturepedic® Euro-Top mattress and finely woven cotton linens, luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerhead, 5x magnifying lighted make-up mirror and salon-quality hair dryer, fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure, complimentary fresh fruit on request, flat-panel TV and DVD player, ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.
284-398 sq. ft. with veranda
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OceanView Stateroom with Veranda (VD) -Floor-to-ceiling window/sliding glass door leading to your personal veranda, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath and shower, sitting area, no-host mini-bar, floor-to-ceiling windows. Includes all the stateroom amenities, plus signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed featuring plush Sealy Posturepedic® Euro-Top mattress and finely woven cotton linens, luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerhead, 5x magnifying lighted make-up mirror and salon-quality hair dryer, fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure, complimentary fresh fruit on request, flat-panel TV and DVD player, ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.
284-398 sq. ft. with veranda
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OceanView Stateroom (C)-Picture window, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub and shower, luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens, deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerheads, 5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers, fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure, complimentary fresh fruit on request, flat-panel TV and DVD player, ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.
185-197 sq. ft.
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OceanView Stateroom (D)- Picture window, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub and shower, luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens, deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerheads, 5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers, fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure, complimentary fresh fruit on request, flat-panel TV and DVD player, ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.
185-197 sq. ft.
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OceanView Stateroom (E)- Picture window, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub and shower, luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens, deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerheads, 5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers, fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure, complimentary fresh fruit on request, flat-panel TV and DVD player, ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.
185-197 sq. ft.
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Inside Stateroom (K)- 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub and shower, luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens, deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerheads, 5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers, fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure, complimentary fresh fruit on request, flat-panel TV and DVD player, ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.
143-207 sq. ft.
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Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change
3rd/4th in Stateroom - Call for Pricing
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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.

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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.