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Dermatology

7-Night Alaskan Cruise
June 23 - 30, 2002

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Continuing Medical Education
Cruise Conference
on the ms Statendam

Continuing Education Program for Physicians
16 CME - Course Fee $695
RNs, LPNs, and NPs - - Course Fee $299

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
Dermatologists, RNs, LPNs, NPs and other interested physicians and health care providers
Program Purpose / Objectives
Please see objectives below.
Upon completion of this CME activity, participants will be able to:
1. Recognize cutaneous markers of internal malignancy including genodermatoses & parneoplastic disorders.
2. Understand intrinsic and extrinsic changes of Cutaneous aging, see examples of their clinical correlates and know how to manage them in practice.
3. Learn the role of lymphatic mapping and the sentinal node biopsy in the management of melanoma.
4. Utilize new treatments in the management of melanoma.
5. Initiate new strategies for treating acne and rosacea.
6. Be cognizant of new therapuetic modalities for the treatment of actinic keratoses and basal cell carcinoma.
7. Recommend sunscreens and photoprotection to your patients based on a fundamental understanding of photobiology and sunscreen ingredients.
8. Learn subtle clues to recognition of several unusual, complex and serious dermatologic disorders.
9. Offer your patients new or alternative therapuetic options for managing skin disease.
10. Distinguish between a living will, a health care surrogate, and a durable power of attorney
11. Explain the role of advance directives in health care decision making
12. Describe ethical conflicts that may arise from absence of advance directives
13.List requirements for ethics committee membership and the functions of an institutes ethics committee.
14. Define the role of ethics consultation in providing medical care
15. Discuss the cases that led to the development of the concept of "informed" consent
16. Define the research codes that govern informed consent (The Nuremberg Code; The Declaration of Helsinki; and The Belmont Report).
17. Discuss landmark research cases and their impact on the development of research ethics
18. Develop an informed consent form that contains the elements of informed consent
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
Neil Fenske, M.D. Chairman of the division of Dermatology, USF

Christopher Nelson, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor, Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery, University of South Florida

Hana Osman, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Aging and Mental Health Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute
Accreditation

USF College of Medicine Accreditation: The University of South Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of South Florida College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 16 category 1 credits towards the AMA PhysicianÂ’s Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

AAD Homepage in a new windowThe American Academy of Dermatology certifies that this educational activity has been recognized for 16 hours of AAD Category I credit and may be used toward the American Academy of Dermatology's Continuing Medical Education Award.

This activity for 16.8 contact hours is provided by the University of South Florida College of Nursing, which is accredited as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Each nurse should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
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
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SHORE EXCURSIONS

Itinerary and Ports of Call

Day  Port  Arrive  Depart
0 Vancouver, B.C   5:00pm
1 Cruising the Inside Passage
2 Ketchikan, Alaska 7:00am 3:00pm
3 Juneau, Alaska 8:00 am 6:00 pm
4 Sitka, Alaska 8:00 am 6:00 pm
5 Cruising Glacier Bay National Park
6 Cruising College Fjord
7 Seward, Alaska 8:00am  

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
Seward (Anchorage), Alaska - Ice free the year round, Seward was a natural choice as the ocean terminal and supply center during the construction of the Alaska Railroad (1903-1920). Today, it is the gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park and home of the Annual Silver Salmon Derby, the biggest fishing event in Alaska. Port tips from our blog
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.
Vancouver, British Columbia - Sophisticated. Culturally diverse, this beautiful port city brims with attractions. From Vancouver's cosmopolitan downtown to the historically renovated Gastown district and exotic Chinatown, Vancouver displays varied urban scenes. Nestled near the city center is Stanley Park, resplendent with its deep forest, totem poles, and scenic promenades.

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.
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

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; this link allows you to price out the insurance plan you prefer. The cruise lines also offer travel insurance and we'd be happy to help you go that route if you'd prefer. The cruise lines also offer travel insurance and we'd be happy to help you go that route if you'd prefer.

What Our Travel Insurance Can Cover:

  • Trip Cancellation & Interruption
  • Baggage/Personal Effects Loss & Dealy
  • Missed Connection
  • Medical Expense/Emergency Evacuation
  • Non-Medical Emergency Evacuation
  • Accidental Death
  • On-Call 24 Hour Assistance Services
  • Some plans even include cancel for any reason