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Breast Cancer, Breast Care, and Common Breast Issues for the Primary Care Provider: 2015 Update
In Collaboration with the National Consortium of Breast Centers
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7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise Conference
from Fort Lauderdale, FL
November 29 - December 6, 2015

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.

Royal Caribbean's Incredible Allure of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours

Course Fees:
$795 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy & Dentists
$550 for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses & Others

BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.
Course Fee Cancellation Policy:
30 days from sailing-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
Primary Care Providers, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Attorneys, Psychologists
Program Purpose / Objectives
Topics:

    Day 1 ( 4 Hours)

  1. Introduction to the Breast: Anatomy and Function- Dr. Parisky
  2. Common Breast Problems facing the Primary Care Provider - Dr. Keyserlingk
    • Primary Assessment & Management of Breast Pain, Nipple Discharge, Cysts, Nodules and Palpable masses.
  3. Breast cancer risk awareness: Who, How, When to screen- Dr. Dizon
    • Facts about hereditary breast cancer: how big of an issue, what syndromes
    • Risk assessment and counseling
    • Screening 2015: Site specific or next generation sequencing?
  4. Introduction to Breast Imaging: What to order and Why- Dr. Parisky
  5. Introduction to Breast Cancer- Dr. Parisky
    • Risk Factors, Pathological Types, Staging and Survival
  6. Strategies for Breast cancer risk reduction- Dr. Keyserlingk
    • Lifestyle; Monitoring; Preventive Interventions
  7. Case Presentations: Management of Benign Presentations - Group
    • Nipple Discharge; Palpable Lump & High Risk Management
    Day 2 (6 Hours)

  1. The Breast Cancer Screening Controversy: What do you tell your Patients - Dr. Parisky
  2. What the Primary Care Provider Should Know about the Breast Cancer Surgery to best advise his/her Patient #1 Pre-Operative Evaluation & Planning - Dr. Keyserlingk
    • Pre-Operative Imaging: Mammography, Ultrasound, MRI
    • Biopsy: Fine Needle/ Core/Vacuum/stereotaxic
    • When should chemotherapy be given before surgery?
    • Will Post-operative radiotherapy be needed?
  3. Medical Therapy for breast cancer - Dr. Dizon
    • Breast cancer 2015: How oncologists look at these diseases
    • How we recommend what we recommend: Adjuvant treatment explained for the Primary Care Provider Updates in adjuvant treatment of breast cancer.
  4. What the Primary Care Provider Should Know about the Breast Cancer Surgery to best advise his/her Patient #2 Partial vs Total Mastectomy -Dr. Keyserlingk
    • Seeking Clear Margins with Intra-Operative Imaging.
    • How New Oncoplastic Techniques can avoid a Total Mastectomy
    • What about the Axillary Nodes
  5. Identifying and Approach to metastatic breast cancer- Dr. Dizon & Dr. Parisky
    • How is metastatic breast cancer detected? NOTE: Need to emphasize that routine surveillance labs and imaging are not indicated; patients usually will present with symptoms which will trigger labs and imaging.
    • How we approach metastatic breast cancer: Treatment decision making for the Primary Care Provider
  6. Sexuality and Intimacy after breast cancer: “At least your alive” is never the right answer - Dr. Dizon
  7. Global war on Breast Cancer and the NCBC International Delegate - Dr. Keyserlingk
  8. Case Presentations: Management of Malignant Disease - Group
    Day 3 (4 Hours)

  1. What the Primary Care Provider Should Know about the Breast Cancer Surgery to best advise the Patient: Skin-Sparing Mastectomy & Immediate reconstruction (SSMIR) and Radiotherapy #3 - Dr. Keyserlingk
    • What is a SSMIR and when is it indicated?
    • Pre Operative vs Intra-Operative vs Post-Operative :Radiotherapy
    • Initial Post-Operative Care for the Primary Provider
  2. Surviorship - Dr. Dizon
    • Long term complications
    • Approaching the survivor: Important aspects for primary care providers
  3. Palliative care: Incorporating supportive care before the end of life - Dr. Dizon
  4. Medical-Legal Issues and Breast Cancer - Dr. Parisky
  5. Case Presentations: Management of Late Stage Complications - Group
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
Don S. Dizon, MD
Assistant in Medicine and Director of Oncology Sexual Health, Medical Gynecologic Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Specialist in medical gynecologic oncology, blogger for ASCO Connection, and past chair of ASCO's Integrated Media and Technology Committee.

Don S. Dizon, MD, FACP, is formerly an Associate Professor at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and is now affiliated with Harvard Medical School. He practices medical gynecologic oncology at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Cancer Center, where he also is Founder and Director of the Oncology Sexual Health Clinic. Dr. Dizon serves as Chair-Elect for ASCO's Cancer Communications Committee. In addition to his regular column on ASCOconnection.org, which has been honored with APEX awards in 2013 and 2014, he is a blogger for MGH and Deputy Editor at UpToDate.

John R. Keyserlingk , MD
Dr. John R. Keyserlingk completed his speciality training in both General Surgery and Otolaryngology at McGill, and a Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London. He was appointed as a Surgical Oncologist to both McGill University and the Universit de Montral. He is a Fellow and a member of numerous societies, including the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the American College of Surgeons, the American Head and Neck Society, the Canadian Society of Otolaryngology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Societies of Breast Disease and Breast Surgeons. .

Dr. Keyserlingk is the Medical Director of the Ville Marie Breast & Oncology Center In Montreal. He has emphasized the importance of breast cancer prevention and early detection, as well as promoting Oncoplastic surgery. He also chairs the NCBC International Liaison Committee and its International Delegate Program to provide training opportunities for breast caregivers from developing countries.

Yuri Parisky, MD
Radiologist with specialty in Oncologic Imaging, Mammoth Lakes, CA
Former Associate Professor of Radiology - University of Southern California
Former Director of Breast Imaging Services - Norris/Lee Breast Center
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 Nov 29 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - 5:00pm
Mon Nov 30 At Sea Cruising
Lectures 8:00 am-12 Noon
- -
Tue Dec 1 Labadee, Haiti 8:00am 5:00pm
Wed Dec 2 Falmouth, Jamaica 10:30 am 7:00 pm
Thu Dec 3 At Sea Cruising
Lectures 9:00 am-12 Noon
Lectures: 1:00-4:00 pm
- -
Fri Dec 4 Cozumel, Mexico 8:00 am 7:00 pm
Sat Dec 5 At Sea Cruising
Lectures 8:00 am-12 Noon
- -
Sun Dec 6 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 6:15 am -

Ports of Call
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (Embark and Debark) - There is an abundance of things to see and do in the Ft. Lauderdale area: visit the newly redesigned Ft. Lauderdale Beach and cafes, stroll the historic Riverwalk, shop the luxurious stores on Las Olas Boulevard or adventure to the Everglades for an intriguing air boat excursion.
Cozumel, Mexico - The Conquistadors first saw Mexico from the shores of Cozumel while searching for gold. Today, visitors to the island continue to seek out gold and silver jewelry in the shops of San Miguel while having a great time in its many local bars and restaurants. Plus, the waters around Cozumel's sheltered coral reefs make this one of the best snorkeling areas in the world.
Falmouth, Jamaica - Step off the ship and step back in time. You might not think so at first glance but little Falmouth was an economic and shipping powerhouse and center for dramatic social change during the English Colonial Period. Founded and named Martha Brae Point in 1769 by local English planter, Thomas Reid, Falmouth became the transshipment hub for the sugar plantations covering the hills of the North Coast of Jamaica. Edward Barrett, a wealthy English planter, strongly influenced the early development of Falmouth. From the wharfs of Falmouth, sugar, molasses, rum and coffee were sent to England while ships carrying African slaves and all the necessities of 18th century colonial life dropped anchor in the bustling port town. You'll return with sun kissed skin, timeless memories as well as interesting historical tidbits to share with friends, like this one: Falmouth received piped water before New York City.
Labadee, Haiti - This tropical paradise, reserved exclusively for Royal Caribbean guests, features pristine beaches, walking trails and breathtaking vistas. Labadee is the perfect setting for parasailing, wave runners and the kayak tour, all available on your own private island.

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.

Allure 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

STATEROOM DETAILS
PRICING
PER PERSON
Owner's Suite (OS) - Two twin beds (can convert to Queen). Private bathroom with tub, shower and two sinks, marble entry, large closets, living area with table and sofa. Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, internet access, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.
Private balcony with table and chairs.
569 sq. ft., balcony 246 sq. ft.
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Grand Suite (GS) - Two twin beds (can convert to Queen). Private bathroom with tub and two sinks, marble entry, large closets, sitting area with table and sofa. Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, internet access, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.
371 sq. ft., balcony 114 sq. ft.
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Junior Suite with Balcony (JS) - Two twin beds (can convert to Queen). Private bathroom with tub, sitting area with table and sofa. Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, internet access, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.
287 sq. ft., balcony 78 sq. ft.
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Superior OceanView Stateroom with Balcony-Quad (D4) - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area, and a private bathroom.
182 sq. ft., balcony 53 sq. ft.
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Superior OceanView Stateroom with Balcony (D5) - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area, and a private bathroom.
182 sq. ft., balcony 53 sq. ft.
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Boardwalk View Stateroom with Balcony (B1) - Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, boardwalk view balcony, sitting area, and a private bathroom.
182 sq. ft., balcony 47 sq. ft.
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Central Park View Stateroom with Balcony (C1) - Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, central park view balcony, sitting area, and a private bathroom.
182 sq. ft., balcony 50 sq. ft.
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Central Park View Stateroom (CV) (Quad) - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), sitting area, and a private bathroom. Central Park view bay window.
194 sq. ft.
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OceanView Stateroom (I) -Two twin beds (can convert Queen), private bathroom and sitting area.
178.7 sq. ft.
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Interior Stateroom (L)- Two twin beds (can convert Queen), private bathroom and sitting area.
150.7 sq. ft.
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Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change
Cancellation Policies vary by cruise line, destination and sailing date.
Please check with one of our cruise consultant for policies applicable to this cruise.
* COMPETITIVE PRICING PROMISE: While we are not a 'cruise discounter,' we will match any price offered by the cruise line, directly to the general public, at the time of booking. This offers includes many short-term, promotional rates. All cruise line rates can be withdrawn by the cruise line at any time and are capacity controlled.
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: