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Frontiers in General Surgery

7-Night Alaskan Cruise
Aug. 25 - Sept. 1, 2002

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.

Continuing Medical Education
Cruise Conference
on the ms Statendam

Continuing Education Program for Physicians
16 CME - Course Fee $559
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
general surgeons and medical practitioners who make surgical referrals.
Program Purpose / Objectives
to review the current surgical management of commonly-encountered medical conditions in the general surgeon's office.
Agenda:
David Byrd, MD Breast Disease:
· DCIS in the Breast · Stage 1 and 2 Breast Cancer · Locally Advanced Breast Cancer · Case Discussions
David Byrd, MD Current Management of Cutaneous Melanoma Thyroid / Parathyriod Disease:
· Thyroid Nodules and Cancer · Management of Hyperparathyroidism Case Discussions
Mika Sinanan, MD Colon / Rectal Disease:
· Indications and Surgical Management Of Inflammatory Bowel Disease · Rectal Cancer · Current Evaluation and Management of Fecal Incontinence · Case Discussions
Mika Sinanan, MD Hepatic Disease:
· Surgical Anatomy of the Liver (Review) · Primary and Metastatic Tumors · Case Discussions
Mika Sinanan, MD Laparoscopic Surgery:
· CBD Management · Ventral Hernia Repair · Indications and Preparation of Patients for Mika Sinanan, MD Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy and Splenectomy
All Speakers Case Discussions:
· Diagnostic Challenges · Reoperative Surgery
Carlos Pellegrini, MD Barrett’s Esophagus:
Surgery for GERD, Esophageal Cancer
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
Carlos Pellegrini, MD Chair of the Dept. of Surgery Univ. Washington, Seattle
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 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the 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

Itinerary and Ports of Call

Day  Port  Arrive  Depart
0 Seward, Alaska   8:00 pm
1 Cruising College Fjord
2 Cruising Glacier Bay
3 Sitka, Alaska 8:00 am 6:00 pm
4 Juneau, Alaska 8:00 am 6:00 pm
5 Ketchikan, Alaska 11:00am 6:00 pm
6 Cruising the Inside Passage
7 Vancouver, B.C. 8:00 am  

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