NACE - Gastroenterology, Diabetes and Migraine Updates for Primary Care CME Alaska Cruise Conference, Round-trip Seattle, Washington, July 8-15, 2016
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Gastroenterology, Diabetes and Migraine Updates for
Primary Care

7-Night Alaska Cruise Conference
Round-trip Seattle, Washington
July 8 - 15, 2016

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.

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Course Fees:
$795 for physicians
$550 for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners, Nurses & Others

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
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
To provide current updates in the recognition, evaluation and management strategies for topics in gastroenterology, diabetes, and migraine.

Topics and Learning Objectives:
  1. Contemporary Management of GERD and Barrett's Esophagus
    • Gain a further understanding of the epidemiology and recommended evaluation of GERD and Barrett's esophagus
    • Discuss current medical and endoscopic treatment options for GERD and Barrett's esophagus
  2. What's New in IBS
    • Review the diagnostic process surrounding IBS
    • Explain emerging treatment options for IBS
  3. Update in Colorectal Cancer Screening
    • Discuss emerging data regarding the pathophysiology of CRC
    • Review the evidence base surrounding various CRC screening tests and understand their use and limitations
  4. Update on Celiac Disease
    • Review the epidemiology and optimal diagnosis of celiac disease
    • Identify current and investigational therapies for celiac disease
  5. Update on the Management of Chronic Idiopathic Constipation and Opioid Induced Constipation (OIC)
    • Review diagnostic algorithms for chronic constipation and OIC
    • Explain the pathophysiology and management of opioid induced constipation
  6. Current Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Discuss current best evidence surrounding the medical management of patients with IBD
    • Determine the importance of health maintenance in patients with IBD
  7. Update on NAFLD/NASH
    • Review the epidemiology of fatty liver disease in the US
    • Discuss emerging management options for patients with NAFLD and NASH
  8. Pathogenesis of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
    • Differentiate the differences in pathogenesis of type 1 and type 2 diabetes
    • Discuss appropriate screening of high risk patients
  9. Diabetic Neuropathy: Recognition and management
    • Describe the clinical manifestations of peripheral sensory and autonomic neuropathy
    • Describe diagnosis and treatment guidelines for patients with peripheral neuropathy
  10. Type 2 Diabetes Management.
    • Discuss the importance of early intervention in patients with T2DM
    • Discuss the published treatment guidelines for managing patients with T2DM
  11. Insulin initiation and intensification in patients with T2DM-Yes YOU can!
    • Describe the appropriate timing and implementation of basal insulin in T2DM patients
    • Describe the appropriate timing and means by which prandial insulin may be initiated in patients with T2DM
  12. Obesity 101
    • Apply strategies to initiate weight loss and counseling in patients who are overweight or obese
    • Review the efficacy, safety and tolerability of current pharmacotherapies used to treat obesity in the US
  13. So you want to be a diabetologist?
    • Recognize the importance of patient-centered diabetes care through complex case-based scenarios.
  14. Brainstorm
    • Discuss the epidemiology and pathogenesis of migraine headaches
    • Outline preventative, acute, abortive and rescue interventions for migraine
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
Brooks D. Cash, MD, AGAF, FACG, FACP, FASGE
Professor of Medicine University of South Alabama Mobile, AL

Brooks D. Cash is a Professor of Medicine at the University of South Alabama, in Mobile, AL, where he has held a faculty position since 2013. Prior to his position at USA he was a Professor of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. He currently serves as the Director of Clinical Operations and as Director of the Motility and Physiology Service at the USA Digestive Health Center. Prior to his relocation to USA, Dr. Cash served in the United States Navy for 24 years, retiring in 2013 as the Deputy Commander for Medicine at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at the rank of Captain.

Dr. Cash is a Diplomat the American Board of Gastroenterology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, serves on the Rome Committee for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders, and has authored multiple articles and book chapters on a variety of gastrointestinal topics to include IBS and chronic constipation, colorectal cancer screening, CT colonography, acid peptic disorders, Barrett's esophagus, and evidence-based medicine. He serves as an Associate Editor for the American Journal of Gastroenterology and is an editorial board member and reviewer for numerous internal medicine and gastroenterology medical journals.

Jeff Unger, MD, ABFM, FACE

Dr. Unger is a board certified family physician and diabetologists. He directs the Unger Primary Care Concierge Medical Group in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Dr. Unger has published 3 medical textbooks on diabetes (the 3rd edition of Diabetes Management in Primary Care is scheduled for publication in 2016 as well as a text book on migraine.

Dr. Unger is an associate editor of Diabetes Care and the Journal of Family Practice. He has published over 190 peer reviewed manuscripts on diabetes, pain and mental illness. The National Headache Society elected Dr. Unger as their Speaker of the Year in 2005. He is also a fellow of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.
Accreditation

NACE has been resurveyed by the ACCME and awarded Accreditation with Commendation for six years as a provider of Continuing Medical Education for Physicians.

AMA Credit
The National Association for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The National Association for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AANP Credit
The National Association for Continuing Education is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. AANP Provider Number 121222. This program has been approved for 14.0 contact hours of continuing education (which includes pharmacology hours).

NACE will also seek approval from the American Academy of Family Physicians for 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
Fri Jul 08 Seattle, Washington
- 5:00 pm
Sat Jul 09 *At Sea
- -
Sun Jul 10 Ketchikan, Alaska
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Mon Jul 11 Cruising Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska
6:00 am 10:00 am
Mon Jul 11 Juneau, Alaska
1:30 pm 10:00 pm
Tue Jul 12 Skagway, Alaska
7:00 am 6:00 pm
Tue Jul 12 Inside Passage, Alaska
6:30 am 10:30 pm
Wed Jul 13 *At Sea
- -
Thu Jul 14 Victoria, British Columbia
5:30 pm 11:59 pm
Fri Jul 15 Seattle, Washington
7:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
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.
Skagway, Alaska - A frontier town perfectly preserved as the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park. Gateway to the Trail of '98, which you may explore by helicopter or vintage railcar. Port tips from our blog
Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska - Amidst the pure silence, you'll sail past translucent blue icebergs silhouetted against a most dramatic backdrop of waterfall-laced rock walls ascending thousands of feet into the sky. This classic fjord, Tracy Arm extends over 30 miles and once seen, it is never to be forgotten.
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.

Celebrity Solstice

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
Royal Suite (RS) -
Veranda with lounge seating. Floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows. Separate living room with dining and sitting area. Two entertainment centers with plasma-screen televisions and VCR or DVD player. Music center. Walk-in closet with vanity table. Bath, including tub with whirlpool jets. Glass enclosed sitting area (connecting door to adjacent suite). Butler at your service. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Priority check-in. Priority tender service. Welcome bottle of sparkling wine and fresh fruit. Assistance with packing and unpacking. Full in-suite breakfast, lunch & dinner service. In-suite afternoon tea service. Complimentary espresso & cappuccino (in suite). Evening hors d'oeuvres, daily. Main & specialty restaurant seating preferences. 100% Egyptian cotton oversized bath towels. Plush Frette® bathrobes. Complimentary shoeshine service, use of golf umbrella, & binoculars. Bathroom accessories & hair dryer. Complimentary beach towel service. Plentiful storage space in your bathroom & wardrobe.
Stateroom : 538 sq. ft. Veranda: 195 sq. ft.
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Celebrity Suite (CS)
Veranda with lounge seating. Floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows. Separate living room with dining and sitting area. Two entertainment centers with plasma-screen televisions and VCR or DVD player. Music center. Walk-in closet with vanity table. Bath, including tub with whirlpool jets. Glass enclosed sitting area (connecting door to adjacent suite). Butler at your service. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Priority check-in. Priority tender service. Welcome bottle of sparkling wine and fresh fruit. Assistance with packing and unpacking. Full in-suite breakfast, lunch & dinner service. In-suite afternoon tea service. Complimentary espresso & cappuccino (in suite). Evening hors d'oeuvres, daily. Main & specialty restaurant seating preferences. 100% Egyptian cotton oversized bath towels. Plush Frette® bathrobes. Complimentary shoeshine service, use of golf umbrella, & binoculars. Bathroom accessories & hair dryer. Complimentary beach towel service. Plentiful storage space in your bathroom & wardrobe.
Stateroom : 467 sq. ft. Veranda: 79 sq. ft.
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Sky Suite (S2) –
Veranda with lounge seating. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors. Two lower beds convertible to queen-size. Sitting area, some with sofa bed and lounge chair. Entertainment center with television VCR and DVD player. Bath with shower/tub combination and washbasin. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Priority check-in. Priority tender service. Welcome bottle of sparkling wine and fresh fruit. Assistance with packing and unpacking. Full in-suite breakfast, lunch & dinner service. In-suite afternoon tea service. Complimentary espresso & cappuccino (in suite). Evening hors d'oeuvres, daily. Main & specialty restaurant seating preferences. 100% Egyptian cotton oversized bath towels. Plush Frette® bathrobes. Complimentary shoeshine service, use of golf umbrella, & binoculars. Bathroom accessories & hair dryer. Complimentary beach towel service. Plentiful storage space in your bathroom & wardrobe.
Stateroom : 251 sq. ft. Veranda: 57 sq. ft.
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AquaClass (A1) -These veranda staterooms offer spa elements infused into the stateroom experience and priority seating in the chic AquaClass restaurant, Blu. These spa-inspired staterooms, offer unlimited access to the AquaSpa Persian Garden as well as a host of other soothing extras. If you love the spa, there's no finer way to travel.
Stateroom Includes: Our signature friendly, personalized service with a guest to staff ratio of nearly 2:1, twice daily service (makeup and turndown), daily ice service in stainless steel ice buckets.
Dining: 24 hour complimentary room service, exclusive access to Blu, a specialty restaurant featuring "clean cuisine" that also serves complimentary, full-service breakfast every day, upgraded room service menu
Stateroom features: Interactive Samsung flat-screen television system, private safe, dual voltage 110/220AC outlet.
Services: Daily delivery of bottled water and tea, priority check-in, express luggage delivery, priority disembarkation based on travel needs, complimentary shoeshine service.
Amenities: Complimentary access to the Persian Garden and Relaxation Room, aromatherapy diffuser, Pillow menu, additional bathroom amenities, including shower gel, facial spray and lip balm, plush bathrobes, slippers, On-demand wellness programming including meditation and yoga.
Stateroom:195 sq. ft. Veranda:54 sq. ft.
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Concierge Class (C3)
Veranda with lounge seating. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors. Sitting area with sofa. Two lower beds convertible to queen. 20" LCD TV. Vanity. Some staterooms may have a trundle bed . Early embarkation and debarkation. Priority check-in. Sparkling wine, fresh fruit and flowers upon arrival. Main and specialty restaurant seating preferences. Expanded room service breakfast menu. Evening hors d'oeuvres, daily. Pillow menu, Plush Frette® bathrobes Hansgrohe® massaging showerhead. Extra handheld hair dryer. 100% cotton oversized bath towels. Complimentary shoeshine service, use of golf umbrella, & high-quality binoculars. Complimentary beach towel service.
Stateroom: 194 sq. ft. Veranda: 42 sq. ft.
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Oceanview Stateroom with Veranda (2B)

Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors. Veranda with lounge seating. Two beds convertible to queen-size. Sitting area with sofa. 32" LCD TV. Vanity. Some staterooms may have a trundle bed. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Four pillows in every stateroom. Complimentary use of bathrobes. 100% cotton towels. Bathroom accessories & hair dryer. Complimentary beach towel service. Plentiful storage space in your bathroom & wardrobe.
Stateroom: 194 sq. ft. Veranda: 54 sq. ft.
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OceanView Stateroom (08) -
Large ocean view window. Two twin beds that can be converted to a queen-sized bed. Considerable closet space. Private bathroom with shower stall. Sitting area with desk, drawer space, vanity, and sofa. 32 inch interactive LCD television. Direct-dial telephone. Hair dryer. Mini bar. Individual safe. 100% cotton towels and linens. 24 hour room service.
Stateroom : 177 sq. ft.
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Inside Stateroom (10) -
Two twin beds that can be converted to a queen-sized bed. Considerable closet space. Private bathroom with shower stall. Sitting area with desk, drawer space, vanity, and sofa. 32 inch interactive LCD television. Direct-dial telephone. Hair dryer. Mini bar. Individual safe. 100% cotton towels and linens. 24 hour room service.
Stateroom : 183 - 200 sq. ft.
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Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change
3rd/4th in Stateroom - Please Call for Pricing
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $456.21
Deposit $250 per person
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.