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Cruise Conference Planning For Your Association

Practical Neurology Co-Provided with School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook

<em>Celebrity Solstice</em>
Celebrity Solstice
7-Night Practical Neurology Co-Provided with School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook
Round-trip Seattle, Washington

May 31 - June 07, 2019
14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
14 Contact Hours

Course Fees:

$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy, & Dentists
$695 for Physician Assistants
$695 for Nurse Practitioners
$495 for Nurses, Residents, Students & Others

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the University at Sea® meeting group through University at Sea® at 800-926-3775 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.
Faculty

Rahman Pourmand, MD

Rahman Pourmand, MD is a Professor of Neurology at the Stony Brook University School of Medicine. He is the Director of the Neuromuscular Disease Center and the ALS Comprehensive Care Clinic. He completed his neurology residency at the University of Tennessee and completed his neuromuscular disease fellowship at the University of Virginia.

He also received post residency fellowship in neurophysiology at the Indiana University School of Medicine. He was a member of the faculty of the Neurology Department at Indiana University from 1983 until 2001 when he joined the Neurology Department at Stony Brook.

Dr. Pourmand has written many articles and book chapters in the neuromuscular field. He has edited five additional books in neuromuscular disease including ALS, he has also written a book in Neurology, and he is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease.

He maintains an active clinical practice that focuses on neuromuscular disorders and he directs the multidisciplinary ALS clinic which meets twice a month at Stony Brook Hospital. He is actively involved in teaching residents and students in neurology, and is a recipient of numerous teaching awards from both the medical students and the neurology residents.

The Neuromuscular Disease Center at Stony Brook involves a multidisciplinary approach to patients with ALS which is supported by the ALS Association Greater New York Chapter. The Center also sees patients for diagnosis and treatment of peripheral neuropathies, myopathies, myasthenia gravis and muscular dystrophy. EMG and Nerve Conduction testing is also done at the Center as well as Single Fiber EMG, Botox therapy, Autonomic Reflex testing. Dr. Pourmand also performs outpatient muscle, nerve and skin biopsies.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Nurses, Nurse PractitionersPhysicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants
Program Purpose / Objectives

This course will provide a working knowledge of the most common neurological problems and reinforce principles of clinical diagnosis while reviewing the symptoms and signs of most major neurological diseases. The seminar will also present clear, practical guidelines for managing these common problems including how to integrate laboratory tests and imaging techniques into the patient's evaluation. Finally, the current treatment for these disorders will be developed in sufficient detail to permit independent management or active participation in care with the neurologist.

Emphasis will be placed on clinical diagnosis and practical treatment with introduction of clinical neuroscience as needed to clarify management issues.

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to: recognize the symptoms and signs of the most common neurological diseases; apply fundamental disease concepts to patient management; educate their patients regarding the basic concepts and natural history of these diseases and participate with their patients and consulting neurologists in decisions regarding modern disease therapy and prevention.

This seminar will be relevant to family practitioners, internists, neurologists and others who manage patients with neurological disorders.

Program

DATE TIME TOPIC
Jun 8 08:00-09:00 am Neurological Exam
09:00-11:00 am Neurological Diagnostic Testing
11:00-11:15 am Break
11:15-12:15 pm Peripheral Neuropathies and Myopathies-Part I
12:15-1:15 pm Lunch
1:15-2:15 pm Peripheral Neuropathies and Myopathies-Part II
2:15-3:15 pm Neck and Back Pain
3:15-3:30 pm Break
3:30-4:30 pm Myasthenia Gravis and Other Neuromuscular Junction Diseases
June 12 08:00-10:00 am Stroke
10:00-11:00 am Epilepsy
11:00-11:15 am Break
11:15-12:15 pm Headache
12:15-1:15 pm Lunch
1:15-2:15 pm Case Presentations Neurologists
2:15-3:15 pm Case Presentations, Q & A Discussion-Part I
3:15-3:30 pm Break
3:30-4:30 pm Case Presentations, Q & A Discussion-Part II
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.

Cruise Itinerary

DATE PORT OF CALL ARRIVE DEPART
Fri May 31 Seattle, Washington
- 4:00 pm
Sat Jun 01 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sun Jun 02 Ketchikan, Alaska
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Mon Jun 03 Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska
6:00 am 10:00 am
Mon Jun 03 Juneau, Alaska
1:30 am 10:00 pm
Tue Jun 04 Skagway, Alaska
7:00 am 6:00 pm
Tue Jun 04 Inside Passage
6:30 am 10:30 pm
Wed Jun 05 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Thu Jun 06 Victoria, British Columbia
5:30 am 11:59 pm
Fri Jun 07 Seattle, Washington
6:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
7 Night Alaska Tracy Arm Fjord Cruise

Ports of Call

Seattle, Washington - The Emerald City of the Pacific Northwest. In Seattle, stroll the bustling waterfront, visit the Space Needle, sample a local microbrew, a glass of Washington wine and world-famous coffee.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

Ketchikan, Alaska - Immerse yourself in Tlingit Indian culture as you view the world's largest collection of totem poles; kayak the colorful waterfront.

Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska - Amidst the pure silence, you'll sail past translucent blue icebergs silhouetted against a most dramatic backdrop of waterfall-laced rock walls ascending thousands of feet into the sky. This classic fjord, Tracy Arm extends over 30 miles and once seen, it is never to be forgotten.

Skagway, Alaska - A frontier town perfectly preserved as the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park. Gateway to the Trail of '98, which you may explore by helicopter or vintage railcar.

Victoria, British Columbia - Stroll through the charming downtown of this very British city, with its double-decker buses, turreted castles, fine British woolens, tea and china. Or, just outside the city, visit the lush flora and fauna of Butchart Gardens.

Non-US/Canadian individuals, please Click here to determine if you'll need a visa to board this cruise which visits Canada.

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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Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
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