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7th Annual Update in Medicine 2011: Focus on Gastroenterology and Rheumatology

7-Night Mediterranean Cruise Conference from Rome, Italy
July 10 - 17, 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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BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.
14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
Course Fee Physicians $695
All Others - Course Fee $450
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
Internists, Family Physicians, Gastroenterologists, Rheumatologists,
Program Purpose / Objectives
The purpose of this activity is to give participants an update in the diagnostic and therapeutic developments in the field of Gastroenterology and Rheumatology
Learning objectives:
1. Describe the “new” GERD: eosinophilic esophagitis
2. Review new diagnostic tests/therapy for inflammatory bowel disease
3. Identify the ”silent” celiac disease epidemic
4. Describe the emerging therapeutic role for probiotics in GI disorders.
5. Review the evolving IBS paradigm
6. Discuss emerging concepts in Clostridia difficile toxin colitis
7. Describe new insights in chronic constipation management
8. Identify state- of- the- art osteoarthritis management
9. Review emerging role of complimentary and alternative medicine for rheumatologic disorders
10. Describe current approaches to gout
11. Discuss the updated approach to spondyloarthpathies and ankylosing spondylitis
12. Identify the many rheumatologic/systemic manifestations of SLE/ CREST
13. Discuss the current state-of-the-art approach to rheumatoid arthritis
14. Update new osteoporosis insights/therapeutic opportunities
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., FACP FACG
Dr. Doman received his BA from New York University and his MD from the Eastern Virginia Medical School. He completed his internship/residency at the Yale Internal Medicine Program (Norwalk,West Haven,New Haven).Dr Doman did a Fellowship in Gastroenterology at the George Washington University School of Medicine where he is currently a clinical professor of medicine. He is board certified in both internal medicine and gastroenterology .Dr Doman is a Fellow of the American College of Internal Medicine and the American College of Gastroenterology. He has multiple publications in the medical literature and over 300 presentations nationally/internationally on a variety of GI topics. Dr Doman is on the Editorial Advisory Board of the peer reviewed journal Gastroenterology & Hepatology. He has recently published his second novel HEARTBEATabout America's uninsured. Dr Doman has served as Course Director for 17 prior Continuing Education,Inc University at Sea CME cruises.

Paul J. DeMarco, MD, FACP, FACR,
Paul J. DeMarco, M.D. earned his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, Washington, DC and his medical degree in 1990 from Georgetown University School of Medicine where he received a Naval Health Professional Scholarship. After a year of Internship in Family Practice at the Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, NC, he served the country as the Medical Department Head aboard the USS Denver, an amphibious transport dock from 1991-1993. He returned to training in Internal Medicine at Naval Medical Center San Diego, CA until 1996 and then went on to complete his fellowship training in Rheumatology in 1998 at the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, La Jolla, CA where he was selected to the position of Chief Fellow.
Upon completion of his fellowship training, Dr. DeMarco returned to the Naval Medical Center, San Diego, where he had appointments in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, and was on staff at Children's Hospital in San Diego as a consulting physician. Dr. DeMarco completed his military service in 2001 as the head of Rheumatology at Naval Medical Center San Diego, and then moved to the Marshfield Clinic, Wausau, WI where he treated adults and children with rheumatic diseases, participated in research and taught for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School.
Dr. DeMarco moved to the DC metropolitan area in 2003 to work on the teaching faculty at the Washington Hospital Center and was co-director of the Rheumatology Fellowship Program. He is an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University School of medicine. He has published and lectured in most aspects of rheumatology, but has particular interest in connective tissue diseases in adults and children. Dr. DeMarco is a Board Certified Rheumatologist and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology.
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.


ANCC Accredited Continuing Nursing Education
Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea or ANCC of any commercial products displayed or used with an activity.

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

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

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.

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

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

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 OF CALL
ARRIVE
DEPART
Sun Jul 10
Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy
-
5:00pm
Mon Jul 11
Messina (Sicily), Italy
10:00am
7:00pm
Tue Jul 12
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 9:00am - 12:00pm,
1:00pm – 5:00pm
-
-
Wed Jul 13
Athens (Piraeus), Greece
7:00am
6:00pm
Thu Jul 14
Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey
7:00am
5:00pm
Fri Jul 15
Chania (Souda),Crete, Greece
6:30am
3:00pm
Sat Jul 16
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 9:00am - 12:00pm,
1:00pm – 5:00pm
-
-
Sun Jul 17
Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy
5:00am
-

Ports of Call
Athens (Piraeus), Greece - You'll climb the Acropolis, the site of ancient Athens, crowned by the immortal Parthenon. Its chiseled columns were raised by Pericles, Athens's great general. Rest your running shoes in the temple of Nike. A little shopping and souvlaki in the Plaka and you're practically an (ancient) Athenian!
Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy - Plan your time here carefully, as the Eternal City's sights are endless: the Colosseum, the Forum, the Sistine Chapel, the Vatican and so much more.
Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey - Ephesus, one of the world's finest archeological sites, awaits. Here you will walk the Arcadian Way, view the facade of the Library of Celsus and visit the Amphitheatre.
Messina, Sicily - A beautiful sheltered harbor is your gateway to Taormina, a small town at heart despite its major tourist attraction: the sublime Teatro Greco, offering panoramic views of the coastline and snow-capped Mt. Etna.

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.

Navigator of the Seas

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 policies vary by cruise line and sailing date. Please check with our staff for your particular conference date.

CATEGORY
ACCOMMODATIONS
CEI RATE
Q
Standard Inside Staterooms - two twin beds that convert to a queen-sized bed, considerable closet space, a private bathroom with shower, as well as a sitting area with desk, drawer space, vanity, and sofa. Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.
$790
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Standard Inside Staterooms - two twin beds that convert to a queen-sized bed, considerable closet space, a private bathroom with shower, as well as a sitting area with desk, drawer space, vanity, and sofa. Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.
$810
I
Oceanview Staterooms - picture window, two twin beds that convert to a queen-sized bed, considerable closet space, a private bathroom with shower, as well as an expanded living area with desk, drawer space, vanity, and sofa. Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.
$1140
E2
Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony -floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that lead to your private veranda, two twin beds that convert to a queen-sized bed, considerable closet space, a private bathroom with shower, as well as a living area with desk, drawer space, vanity, and sofa. Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.
$1290
D3
Superior Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony -floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that lead to your private veranda, two twin beds that convert to a queen-sized bed, considerable closet space, a private bathroom with shower, as well as a living area with desk, drawer space, vanity, and sofa. Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.
$1380
JS
Junior Suite - floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that lead to your private veranda, two twin beds that convert to a queen-sized bed, plenty of closet space, private bathroom with tub and shower, as well as a separate living area with desk, drawer space, vanity, and sofa. Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen LCD television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.
$2090
Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to Change
3rd & 4th in Cabin, please call for pricing
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees - $218.20 per person
Deposit - $250 per person


Staterooms

Junior Suite

Superior Ocean-view Stateroom with Balcony

Ocean-view Stateroom

Inside Stateroom

Actual staterooms may not be identical to those pictured
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: