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The Southern Pain Society
Annual Scientific Meeting

3-Night Bahamas Cruise
October 17 - 20, 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 Sovereign of the Seas

"What We Have Learned In The Past Ten Years About Pain"

Continuing Education Program for Physicians
10 Category 1 CME
(See Registration Fees below)

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
Target Audience: Pain Management Specialists, Anesthesiologists, Neurologists, Psychiatrists and Psychologists
Program Purpose / Objectives
This CME activity will review current medical practices in the diagnosis and management of pain within a wide variety of patient conditions.
Thu. 10/17 Port Canaveral, FL Embarkation Ship Sails 5:00 PM
Noon-2:00pm Course Registration
1:45-2:00pm Welcome and Introductions Shashidhar Kori, MD
2:00-2:45pm New Advance in Acute Pain Management B. Todd Sitzman, MD
2:45-3:30pm Psychological Assessment of Pain Angela J. Koestler, PhD
3:30-3:45pm BREAK
3:45-4:30pm Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Syndromes Albert Ray, MD
4:30-5:15pm Economics of Chronic Pain Interventions Benjamin W. Johnson Jr, MD
5:15-6:00pm Recent Advances in the Pathophysiology and Management of Headaches Maria Carmen Wilson, MD
7:30-8:15pm Cocktail Reception
Fri. 10/18
8:00-8:45am Issues in the Use of Opioids with Chronic Pain Patients Daniel M. Doleys, PhD
8:45-9:30am An Update on Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and Other Neuropathic Pains Stephen Bruehl, PhD
9:30-9:45am BREAK
9:45-10:30am Rational Polypharmacy with Adjuvant Analgesics Shashidhar Kori, MD
10:30-11:15am No Mystery: If It’s Physical, It’s Therapy Maureen Simmonds, PT, PhD
Sat. 10/19
8:00-8:45am Will Opioids Drive you Crazy? The Effect of Taking Them on Cognition and Driving Skill. Stanley L. Chapman, PhD
8:45-9:30am Epidural and Other Steriod Injections John Satterhwaite, MD
9:30-9:45am BREAK
9:45-10:30am High End Intervention Therapies Peter Staats, MD
10:30-11:15am Alternative Medicine Therapies . . . No Longer Alternative Mary Alice Yoham, MSN, ARNP
11:15-11:30am Course Summary and Closing Comments Shashidhar Kori, MD
Sun. 10/20 Port Canaveral, FL Disembark Ship Docks 8:00 AM
Please see Agenda below:
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
Shashidhar Kori, MD, Program Dir.
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina
Stephen Breuhl, PhD
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, Tennessee
Stanley L. Chapman, PhD
Emory Healthcare
Atlanta, Georgia
Daniel M. Doleys, PhD
Pain and Rehabilitation Institute
Birmingham, Alabama
Benjamin W. Johnson, Jr., MD
Vanderbilt Pain Center
Nashville, Tennessee
Angela J. Koestler, PhD
Methodist Rehabilitation Center
Vicksburg, Mississipppi
Albert Ray, MD
Miami Pain & Integrative Medicine Center
Miami, Florida
John Satterthwaite, MD
In Private Practice
Greenville, South Carolina
Maureen Simmonds, PT, PhD
Texas Women's University
Houston, Texas
B. Todd Sitzman, MD
Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, Florida
Peter Staats, MD
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland
Maria-Carmen B. Wilson, MD
University of S. Florida
Tampa, Florida
Mary Alice Yoham, MSN, ARNP
University of Miami
Miami, Florida
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 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditstm. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  Registration Fees:
SPS Members
   
  MD/PhD/DO/DC   $195
  Nurses/Therapists/ARNP   $125
  Others   $195
       
  Non Members    
  MD/PhD/DO/DC   $245
  Nurses/Therapists/ARNP   $150
  Others   $245
  Students/Residents/Fellows $50 (member or not)
   
  Not a Member? Join the SPS for just $10 and receive the member discount!
  SPS Membership and Registration    
  MD/PhD/DO/DC   $205
  Nurses/Therapists/ARNP   $135
  Others   $205

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 Port Canaveral, FL 5:00pm
1 Nassau, Bahamas 11:00am Midnight
2 Coco Cay, Bahamas 8:00am 5:00pm
Port Canaveral, FL 8:00am

Ports of Call
Port Canaveral, Florida - Port Canaveral lies just 35 miles east of Orlando, along the 72 miles of pristine beaches known as Florida's Space Coast. Besides its close proximity to Orlando's theme parks, you'll find space-age attractions of Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, and the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame.

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