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12th Annual Update in Gastroenterology

14-Night Australia and New Zealand Cruise Conference
from Sydney, Australia to Auckland, New Zealand
February 13 - 27, 2011

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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14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
Course Fee
Physicians - $695
All Others - $450
BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.

Course Fee Cancellation Policy
30 days or more - None; 7-29 days - 50%; less than 7 days - 100%

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
Gastroenterologists
Program Purpose / Objectives
The purpose of this activity is to give participants a diagnostic and therapeutic update in the field of gastroenterology.

Following this educational activity, participants should be able to:
1. Review new insights in eosinophilic esophagitis
2. Describe the spectrum of microscopic colitis
3. Identify the evolving paradigm of the irritable bowel syndrome
4. Describe the emerging role of probiotics in GI disorders
5. Identify the “silent” celiac disease epidemic
6. Utilize new IBD diagnostic testing/therapies
7. Describe the Changing Paradigm of Clostridia difficile toxin colitis management
8. Outline 2011 Updates in HBV Management
9. Discuss New Treatment options in HCV
10. Review Management of the Liver Transplant Patient
11. Discuss Ascites Pathophysiology and Management
12. Identify the Spectrum of Autoimmune Hepatitis
13. Discuss the Diagnosis and Management of Budd Chiari Syndrome
14. Discuss Mercy Medical Center Challenging Liver Cases
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
David B. Doman, M.D.(Course Director), FACP, FACG, Clinical Professor of Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington DC

Paul J. Thuluvath, MD, Professor of Medicine and Transplant Surgery, Georgetown University School of Medicine; Medical Director, Institute of Digestive Health and Liver Disease, Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland

Gastroenterology Update Enters its 12th Year!
Join us for this year's update. Course Director David B. Doman, MD reprises his popular gastroenterology cruise conference with a visit to Australia and New Zealand. Come with us and experience the breathtaking beauty of this paradise.

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 14 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
DATE
PORT
ARRIVE
DEPART
Sun Feb 13
Sydney, Australia
-
6:30pm
Mon Feb 14
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 9:00am - 12:00pm
-
-
Tue Feb 15
Melbourne, Australia
8:00am
5:00pm
Wed Feb 16
Burnie, Australia
8:00am
6:00pm
Thu Feb 17
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 1:00pm - 5:00pm
-
-
Fri Feb 18
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 9:00am - 12:00pm
-
-
Sat Feb 19
Milford Sound, New Zealand - service stop only
7:00am
8:00am
Sun Feb 20
Dunedin, New Zealand
7:00am
6:00pm
Mon Feb 21
Christchurch, New Zealand
7:00am
6:30pm
Tue Feb 22
Picton, New Zealand
7:00am
6:00pm
Wed Feb 23
Wellington, New Zealand
12:00am
4:00pm
Thu Feb 24
Napier, New Zealand
7:00am
2:00pm
Fri Feb 25
Tauranga, New Zealand
8:00am
8:00pm
Sat Feb 26
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 1:00pm - 5:00pm
-
-
Sun Feb 27
Auckland, New Zealand
7:00am
-

Ports of Call
Christchurch (Lyttelton), New Zealand - Christchurch has a rich history of adventurers who used Christchurch as a gateway for Antarctic explorations. Famed explorers Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Shackleton used the port of Lyttelton as a departure point for their expeditions.
Dunedin (Port Chalmers), New Zealand - Dunedin is the old Gaelic name for Edinburgh. Uncover this "kiwi" city's Scottish heritage roots as you meander its octagon-shaped streets and quaint Victorian buildings.
Melbourne, Australia - Melbourne is a huge, sprawling city with something for everyone ‐ culture, art, fashion, and friendly Australians. It is also Australia's financial and commercial center. Easy to explore, at the heart of the city is the Golden Mile, the city's governmental and business corridor, home to hotels, shops, restaurants and theaters.

Melbourne also offers one of the world's finest parks - the Royal Botanic Gardens. Tour this city's charming Victorian-era architecture and visit the countryside via a vintage steam train.

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.

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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

Cancellation Polices vary by cruise line and sailing date. Please check with our staff for your specific cruise conference.

CATEGORY
DESCRIPTION
CEI RATE
K
Inside Stateroom
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed and shower.
From $1399
EE
Large OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.
From $1599
E
Large OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.
From $1659
B
Verandah Suites
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows.
From $3599
S
Delux Verandah Suites
2 lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, large sitting area, dressing room, private verandah, sofa bed, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows.
From $6899
Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to Change
3rd/4th in Cabin $749 per person
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $533.19
Deposit $600 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; 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: