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Cruise Conference Planning For Your Association

Adult and Pediatric Gastroenterology: 2019 Update

<em>Celebrity Solstice</em>
Celebrity Solstice
7-Night Alaska Cruise Conference
Round-trip Seattle, Washington

June 28 - July 05, 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
2 Hours of Pharmacology for NPs
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

Peter Buch, MD, AGAF, FACP

Peter Buch, MD, AGAF, FACP
Associate Clinical Professor
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Farmington, CT
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (Manchester campus)
Manchester, CT
The Frank H Netter School of Medicine/Quinnipiac University
North Haven, CT

Dr. Peter Buch is a clinical gastroenterologist with 37 years of teaching experience. Teaching is his passion and his style is case based, practical, interactive and fun.

He is a graduate of Downstate Medical Center (NY) He completed his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine and his Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center (now a division of Northwell Health).

Dr. Buch is an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the Frank H Netter school of Medicine/Quinnipiac University.

Dr. Buch has been honored to speak at dozens of national conferences. He looks forward to learning with you!

Grzegorz W. Telega, MD, MBA


Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Medical Director
Pediatric Liver Disease and Liver Transplant Program
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Dr Telega developed one of the most successful pediatric liver disease and liver transplant program in the country. He published scientific articles with the intention to influence the clinical medicine. Work on utility of percutaneous cholangiography affected diagnostic work up of biliary atresia. 

Dr Telega developed standards liver/kidney transplant in polycystic liver kidney disease. He participated in the international project analyzing approaches of primary care providers to outpatient management of obesity, participated in the study evaluating utility of ultra-sonographic measurement of epicardial fat in management of obesity and metabolic syndrome.

He performed large scale epidemiological study on prevalence of type 2 diabetes. His projects stem from the questions facing physician scientist in clinical practice and help to provide more effective and more cost-efficient care.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Nurses, Nurse PractitionersPhysicians, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists
Program Purpose / Objectives
Topics:
  1. Bootcamp for Elevated Liver Function Tests
    • Describe why fatty liver disease is becoming the number one source of cirrhosis and hepatoma in the US and to manage the treatment of fatty liver
  2. Understanding and Treating Chronic Diarrhea
    • Identify and treat the common sources of chronic diarrhea
  3. Clinical Dilemmas in GI Bleeding
    • Identify the risk factors that lead to GI bleeding
  4. Colon Cancer Prevention 2019
    • Define the best practices that lead to colon cancer prevention
  5. Dysphagia/Dyspepsia/GERD and the Primary Care Provider
    • Describe the difference between dyspepsia and GERD and to develop a clinical approach when PPIs fail
  6. Irritable Bowel Syndrome; Tools for Successful Treatment
    • Select the "appropriate" workup for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  7. Probiotics 2019: Fulfilling the Promise
    • Recognize the proven uses of Probiotics
  8. Celiac disease
    • Recognize presenting symptoms of celiac disease.
    • List conditions associated with increased risk of celiac disease.
    • Describe diagnostic process for celiac disease.
    • Identify benefits of gluten free diet in celiac disease.
  9. Liver profile
    • Describe presenting symptoms in pediatric liver disease.
    • Classify symptoms into pathophysiological groups.
    • List differential diagnosis for main pathophysiologic group.
  10. Genetic and metabolic liver disease
    • List the most common genetic and metabolic liver disorders.
    • Summarize available therapeutic options.
  11. Autoimmune liver disease
    • List the most common autoimmune liver diseases.
    • Integrate screening and evaluation of autoimmune liver disease into primary practice.
  12. Pediatric Constipation
    • Apply systematic approach to diagnosis of pediatric constipation.
    • Develop office based strategy for medical and behavioral treatment of constipation.
  13. Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux
    • Apply systematic approach to diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux.
    • Develop office based strategy for medical and behavioral management of reflux.
  14. Food allergy and gastrointestinal eosinophilic disease.
    • Describe presenting symptoms in pediatric food allergies.
    • Classify symptoms of food allergy and eosinophilic disease.
    • Generate treatment plan for the most common disorders.
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 Jun 28 Seattle, Washington
- 4:00 pm
Sat Jun 29 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sun Jun 30 Ketchikan, Alaska
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Mon Jul 01 Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska
6:00 am 10:00 am
Mon Jul 01 Juneau, Alaska
1:30 am 10:00 pm
Tue Jul 02 Skagway, Alaska
7:00 am 6:00 pm
Tue Jul 02 Alaska Inside Passage
6:30 am 10:30 pm
Wed Jul 03 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Thu Jul 04 Victoria, British Columbia
5:30 am 11:59 pm
Fri Jul 05 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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