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Cruise Conference Planning For Your Association

Topics in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Royal Caribbean's <em>Harmony of the Seas</em>
Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas
7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise Conference
Round-trip Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

March 10 - 17, 2019
14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
14 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program
14.0 MOC (Part II) points in the American Board of Pediatrics' (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program
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

Jonathan Glauser, MD, FACEP, MBA

Jonathan Glauser, MD, FACEP, MBA
Professor, Emergency Medicine
Case Western Reserve University 
Faculty, Residency Training Program in Emergency Medicine
MetroHealth Medical Center/ Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio  Dr. Glauser is originally from Philadelphia and attended medical school at Temple University Medical School.

He attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.

He is board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medicine, and is currently on faculty of the residency program in Emergency Medicine based at MetroHealth Medical Center and the Cleveland Clinic.

He practices clinically full-time at MetroHealth Medical Center, a Level I trauma center affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. He lives with his wife Barbara in the greater Cleveland area. 

George Yung-hsing Wu, MD, PhD

George Yung-hsing Wu, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Hepatology Section

Herman Lopata Chair in Hepatitis Research
University of Connecticut Health Center
Farmington, CT Dr. George Y. Wu is a Professor of Medicine, Chief of the Hepatology Section, and holds the Herman Lopata Chair in Hepatitis Research at the University of Connecticut Health Center.

He has been a pioneer of targeted delivery of biological substances including genes, and mitochondria specifically to hepatocytes. He has received an American Gastroenterological Association/Industry Research Scholar Award, American Liver Foundation Research Prize, AGA-Gastroenterology Research Group Young Scientist Award, was elected a Fellow of the AGA, and the American Association for the Study of liver Diseases.

He was elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation, Association of American Physicians, the National Academy of Inventors, and was a Fulbright Specialist. He has published more than 160 articles, edited 13 books and is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Clinical and Translational Hepatology, and senior associate editor of the Journal of Digestive Diseases.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Nurses, Nurse PractitionersPhysicians, Physician Assistants, PharmacistsPediatricians
Program Purpose / Objectives
Topics:
  1. Celiac disease
    • Identify risk factors, symptoms, signs, tests, treatment for celiac disease
  2. C. difficile colitis
    • Define risk factors, symptoms, signs, tests, treatment for C. difficile colitis
  3. Eosinophilic esophagitis
    • Describe risk factors, symptoms, signs, tests, treatment for eosinophilic esophagitis
  4. Fulminant hepatic failure
    • Cite risk factors, symptoms, signs, tests, treatment for fulminant hepatic failure
  5. Update, chronic hepatitis C
    • Identify risk factors, symptoms, signs, tests, treatment for chronic hepatitis C
  6. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
    • Define risk factors, symptoms, signs, tests, treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  7. Imaging of space occupying lesions of the liver
    • Analyze the principles, strengths, weaknesses, and diagnostic characteristics of modalities for imaging of space occupying lesions of the liver.
Additional topics under development
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
Sun Mar 10 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
- 4:00 pm
Mon Mar 11 *At Sea - Cruising
12:00 am 12:00 am
Tue Mar 12 Labadee, Haiti
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Wed Mar 13 Falmouth, Jamaica
10:30 am 7:00 pm
Thu Mar 14 *At Sea - Cruising
12:00 am 12:00 am
Fri Mar 15 Cozumel, Mexico
8:00 am 7:00 pm
Sat Mar 16 *At Sea - Cruising
12:00 am 12:00 am
Sun Mar 17 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
6:15 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
Royal Caribbean Harmony of the Seas Map

Ports of Call

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - 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.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

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.

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.

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.

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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