N To review current approaches to the diagnosis and management of glaucoma, both medical and surgical. Ophthalmologists
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Ophthalmology: Glaucoma Challenges

7 - Night E. Caribbean Cruise
April 27 - May 4, 2003

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Continuing Medical Education Cruise Conference
on the Carnival Paradise

Continuing Education Program for Physicians
16 CME Credits - Course Fee $559
RNs, LPNs, and NPs - - Course Fee $325

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
Ophthalmologists
Program Purpose / Objectives
To review current approaches to the diagnosis and management of glaucoma, both medical and surgical.
At the conclusion of the CME activity, participants shall be able to:
1. Review the use of optic nerve head analysis in the diagnosis of glaucoma
2. Apply the findings of recent national studies to their management of ocular hypertension and glaucoma
a. OHTS (Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study)
b. CIGTS (Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Intervention Study
c. AGIS (Advanced Glaucoma Intervention Study
d. GLS (Glaucoma Laser Study
3. Understand current medial approaches to the management of glaucoma, including the use and side effects of:
a. Hypotensive lipids
b. Neuroprotective agents
c. Aqueous suppressants
4. Implement various laser surgery optins in the treatment of glaucoma, including:
a. Selective laser Trabeculoplasty
b. Endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation
5. Perform a better trabeculectomy with antimetabolite surgery, and more easily manage:
a. Intraoperative complications
b. postoperative complications
c. The issue of preexisting cataract
6. Review drainage device surgery, including:
a. Surgical candidates
b. Our surgical technique
c. Management of intraoperative and postoperative complications
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
J. William Doyle, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Glaucoma; Department of Ophthalmology; University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida
M. Fran Smith, M.D., Associate Professor, Glaucoma; Department of Ophthalmology; University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, 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 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



Osteopathic Physicians: This program is eligible for Category 2 credit with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) .

Canadian Physicians: This activity is eligible for Section 1 credits in the Royal College’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program . Participants must log into MAINPORT to claim this activity.

US or Canadian Family Physicians: Please let us know if you require AAFP Prescribed Credits.

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Nurse Practitioners: can claim either ANCC Contact Hours or AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ as needed.
Pharmacology credits are identified on individual activities.

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

Date  Port  Arrive  Depart
Apr.
27 Sun Miami 4:00pm
28 Mon Nassau 7:00am 2:00pm
29 Tue At Sea (Conference Sessions)    
30 Wed San Juan, Puerto Rico 9:00am 10:00pm
May    
1 Thu St. Thomas/St. John 7:00am 6:00pm
2 Fri At Sea (Conference Sessions)  
3 Sat At Sea (Conference Sessions)  
4 Sun Miami 8:00am

Ports of Call
Miami, Florida (Embark and Debark) - Florida's "Magic City" is one of the world's most popular vacation destinations. And, Miami truly is "international" owing to its large Cuban exile population and its role as the de facto gateway between much of Central and South America and Europe. Here you can discover music, cuisine and culture that demonstrate the renewing power of the mixing of cultures. Plan to spend a night or two, before or after your cruise to really get a feel for its soul. Night life in the city tends toward the high-end with ample opportunities to see Miami's cosmopolitan populace dressed to impress. Or experience the one-of-a-kind art deco district in South Beach (plenty of night-life there, too, of course). Nearby, natural Florida can be experienced up close. Board an airboat and explore the Everglades, the "river of grass": and, yes, there will be alligators.
St. Thomas, U.S. V.I. - Arguably the island with the best shopping and the best beaches. Shop duty-free Charlotte Amalie 'til you drop. Or dive into the beach scene at beautiful Magens Bay, Coki Point, or Turtle Cove, nesting ground of the endangered hawksbill sea turtle.

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.

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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.