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Current Topics in Women's Health, Healthcare Communications, Advanced Care Directives, and the Healthcare Team

<em>The Hotel Captain Cook</em>
The Hotel Captain Cook
4-Night Alaska CME Land Meeting
(Optional full day 26 Glacier Cruise &
Denali National Park Rail Tour Extension)
from Anchorage, Alaska to
June 18 - 22, 2021
12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
12 ACPE Credits
CLE Credit may be available.
6.0 ADA CERP Credits
12.0 Contact Hours

Course Fees:

$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists & Dentists
$695 for Pharmacists, Physician Assistants & Nurse Practitioners
$495 for Nurses, Students & Others

**If you cannot attend the entire conference:**
$325 for Partial Credit : 1 Day Lecture

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

Frank B. Marsalisi, MD, FACOG

Frank B. Marsalisi, MD, FACOG
Director of Gynecology
Bayfront OB/GYN Residency Program
Bayfront Health St. Petersburg
Orlando Health Inc. Dr. Frank Marsalisi is the Director of Gynecology  at the Bayfront OB/Gyn Residency Program , Bayfront Health St. Petersburg -Orlando Health Inc.. Originally from New York, he preceded his medical degree from Michigan State University with two years of research with publication in Hypersensitivity Diseases at USV Pharmaceutical and the Upjohn Company. 

After completing his Obstetrics and Gynecology residency as Chief resident at the University of South Florida, he went on to fulfill his four-year commitment with the National Health Service Corp as Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Ruskin Migrant and Community Health Center in Ruskin, Florida. While at Ruskin, he was made a Clinical Assistant Professor of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of South Florida and received the U.S. Public Health Service Regional Health Administrator's Award.

Throughout his residency training and postgraduate career, Dr. Marsalisi has been the recipient of many prestigious university and national teaching awards, including the University of South Florida's Distinguished Professor Award and the John Turlich Medical Student Teaching Award, the Council on Resident Education in Ob/Gyn National Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, and many Bayfront Health Teaching Faculty of the Year awards.

He has been honored as being one of the "Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists in America" by the Consumer Research Council of America, and in 2017 he was recognized by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd to be among the"Leading Physicians of the World"

He is a medical community leader serving on the Board of his county medical association and is a delegate to the Florida Medical Association. He has been a speaker on women's health issues for the University at Sea since 2012.

Monica Broome, MD, FACP, FAACH, FAMWA

Monica Broome, MD, FACP, FAACH, FAMWA
Dr. Monica Broome Receives Exceptional Mentor Award from American Medical Women’s Association
International Speaker for Medicine, Law, and Business
Director Communication Skills Program 
Vice Chair, Global Listening Centre
Deputy National Representative of the International Association for Communication in Healthcare for the US for 2018-2020
Master Trainer Institute of Healthcare Communications
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine 
  Dr. Monica Broome is the Director of the new Communication Skills Program for University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Her interest is in the neuroscience of communication specifically physician patient communication. The scope of this program includes the undergraduate, graduate, and faculty development levels.

Dr. Broome completed a three year fellowship under the Director of Education Development in the Department of Medical Education, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. During her fellowship she completed programs in the Macy Institute for Health Communication Curriculum Development and is certified as a master trainer of the Institute for Healthcare Communication. Her scholarly work includes presentations and workshops nationally for the Association of American Medical Colleges, Society of General Internal Medicine, and Southern Group on Educational Affairs, and internationally for the European Association for Communication in Health Care, the International Conference on Communication in Healthcare, and the International Association of Law and Mental Health with the focus on communication skills training concerning conflict and bullying. She serves on the American College of Physicians Legislative Action Program for Health Care Reform and participated as a Florida delegate for Leadership Day in Washington DC. She servers on the Editorial Board of Medical Encounter, and Chaired the Committee on Communication and Technology for the 2006 American Academy on Communication in Healthcare Annual Research and Teaching Forum. Dr. Broome co-chaired the International Conference on Communication in Healthcare held in the USA in Miami, October 2009.

Dr. Broome, formerly Dr. Harris, is an alumnus of the University Of Miami School Of Medicine. Her specialty is Internal Medicine for which she has received recognition and accolades from colleagues and patients, including a service award from the State of Virginia Department of Disabled American Veterans. She was the Founder and former Medical Director of the Women’s Veterans Comprehensive Health Program, in Hampton Virginia. Dr. Broome was selected as one of the representatives from the state of Florida to participate in a National Summit on Women’s Veterans Health Issues at the White House which resulted in a position paper for Congress.

To continue her interest in promoting women’s health, Dr. Broome served on the Institutes for Women’s Health Education/Academic Training Subcommittee and currently serves on the Women in Academic Medicine at the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine. She is a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine, a Fellow in the American College of Physicians, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Communication in Healthcare.

Dr. Broome was recently appointed to serve for two years on the Introduction to Clinical Diagnosis Test Committee of the National Board of Medical Examiners, and concurrently for the United States Medical Licensing Examination. USMLE is the sole licensing examination for allopathic physicians in the United States.

Internationally, she was recently awarded Elsevier Journal Reviewer Recognition Outstanding Reviewer Status for their Journal Patient Education and Counseling. Dr. Broome has been appointed to serve as Deputy National Representative of the European Association on Communication in Healthcare. There are only two representatives for each member country. This nomination and appointment has special significance on a personal level as representatives are nominated by the votes of colleagues.

Dr. Broome is the Course Director of the new Bridge Course for the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine. This new program facilitates the integration of incoming medical students from International Medical University Malaysia.
Current projects include serving as Educational Director of Candid Conversations, training and e-learning program of the sexual health concerns of women patients; and developing wisdom in medicine by enhancing personal awareness in the aftermath of adverse outcomes. Dr. Broome teaches communication skills updates as faculty of the University at Sea.

New for 2020, Dr. Broome is named the National Co-Chair East Coast for the American Medical Women’s Association Physicians Against the Trafficking of Humans program.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, PharmacistsAttorneysDentists, Dental Staff
Program Purpose / Objectives
Topics:
  • Breaking Bad News
  • Motivational Interviewing and Behavioral Change
  • Advanced Care Directives and End of Life
  • High Performance Teams

  • Women's Health

  • Getting to the Right Cause and the Right Classification of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • What's New with Fibroids?
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Don't Forget the Pessary!
  • Calming the Irritable Bladder
  • Putting Out "The Burning Vulva"
  • That Pesky Vaginal Discharge!


PROGRAM AGENDA

Schedule
Schedule
DATE ACTIVITY
June18 Arrive at The Hotel Captain Cook
June 19 Lectures: 8 AM - 12 PM
Optional pm tours
June 20 Lectures: 8 AM - 12 PM
Optional pm tours
June 21 Lectures: 8 AM - 12 PM
Optional tours
June 22 Full Day - 26 Glacier Tour (optional)
June 23-27 4 Nights Denali Extension (optional)

OPTIONAL TOURS (All tours are subject to availability)

ALASKA HELIPCOPTER & GLACIER DOGSLED TOUR

Helicopter Glacier Dogsled Tour with Lower Glacier Landing
Alaska Helicopter & Glacier Dogsled Tour

$586.07 per person ( Transportation is not included)

**Approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes**

Overview

Discover the beautiful scenery of North Anchorage during this 90-minute helicopter and dogsled tour. Soar over the Church Range and Knik Glacier in a helicopter as you make your way to the Troublesome Glacier. Here, a team of 40 sled dogs is waiting to transport you across the glacier for a true Alaskan experience. Keep an eye out for native animals such as moose and mountain goats throughout your tour.

  • Discover the real Alaska during this helicopter and dogsled tour
  • Soar over the Church Range and Knik Glacier on a scenic helicopter ride
  • Traverse the Troublesome Glacier with a team of 40 sled dogs
  • Admire the beautiful Alaskan scenery and see native animals
What's Included
  • Guided Sled dog Tour on Snow
  • Landing and facility fees
  • TRANSPORTATION IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE LISTED PRICE. Round trip transportation is available for the 10:15am, 12:30pm and the 4:30pm departure times for an additional $49 per person paid at the time of scheduling. Please contact Anchorage Helicopter Tours to schedule.

Departure & Return:
Departure Point: Knik River, Anchorage, AK, USA
Returns to original departure point.

Itinerary

Pass By: Knik River
Drive your own sled-dog team with 4 time Iditarod winner Dallas Seavey's team of mushers, handlers and champion dogs on real snow in the middle of summer surrounded by amazing scenery. Start this adventure with a helicopter ride over glaciers and icebergs. We often see moose, black bears, Dall sheep and goats.

Land on a huge snow eld high on a glacier and enjoy a whole hour with champion sled dogs and their mushers that live here all summer. Take the dog team for an exhilarating ride through real snow. You can stand on the runners and mush your own dog team or just sit on the sled and let the mushers run the team.

After your dogsled tour meet the canine athletes that pulled your sled, listen to stories about running sled dog races of over a 1,000 miles long, and of course take pictures with your favorite dogs. After the tour the helicopter takes you back to the lodge and you’ll fly over the lower glaciers where you can see the blue melt pools and the crevasses.

Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • TRANSFERS CAN BE PURCHASED FOR $59 pp ROUND TRIP FROM ANCHORAGE
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 250 pounds including clothing and luggage will be required to pay a surcharge of $150. This is payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • Operated by Alaska Helicopter Tours
Cancellation Policy:
For a full refund, cancel at least 72 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

ANCHORAGE TROLLEY TOUR

Anchorage Trolley Tour
Anchorage Trolley Tour

$21.00 per person (Not included: Hotel pickup and drop-off, gratuities)

Approximately 1 Hour

Overview

Take a comfy seat aboard a cable car for this 1-hour Anchorage tour by trolley. As you roll along in the city, delight in sights like moose (safely) crossing the road and seaplanes descending on Lake Hood and Lake Spenard. Gain unique into the local history and culture of Alaska's most populous city from guides with generational ties to the region. Trolleys run regularly and your wallet-friendly outing comes with a complimentary coupon booklet with some $200 in travel savings.
  • 1-hour trolley tour of Anchorage
  • See the city’s top attractions, including Earthquake Park, Alaska Railroad and Lake Hood
  • Hear about the unique history and legacy of Anchorage from knowledgeable guides
  • Spot moose and other wildlife along the way
  • Trolleys depart every hour (every half hour during the summer)
What's Included
  • Live commentary on board
  • Coupon book

Departure & Return:
Departure Point: 546 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501, USA
Return Details: Returns to original departure point

Itinerary

Stop At: Earthquake Park
See the devastation left by the 1964 earthquake.

Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free

Pass By: Alaska Railroad Depot
Anchorage's historic Railroad Depot and the original townsite of Anchorage!

Pass By: Westchester Lagoon
Wildlife including many bird varieties and even the occasional moose!

Stop At: Lake Spenard
See the world's largest float plane base.

Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free

Stop At: Lake Hood Harbor
See float planes take off and land!

Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free

Stop At: Anchorage City Trolley Tours
This is where we pick up and drop off

Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free

E-BIKE ADVENTURE ALONG TONY KNOWLES, CHESTER CREEK TRAILS AND COOK INLET

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eBike Adventure along Tony Knowles, Chester Creek Trails and Cook Inlet

$120.00 per person (Gratuities not included)

Approximately 2 Hours

Overview

Perfect for first-time visitors, or those with limited time, this small-group sightseeing tour takes you to see Anchorage's top attractions without the crowds. See historic landmarks, look out for wildlife, and enjoy sweeping views of the area.
  • Small-group tour (maximum 9): Ensures a personal experience
  • Hassle-free hotel pickup (if option selected)
  • Get insight into local culture and history from your guide
  • Ideal introduction for first-time visitors
What's Included
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Helmets, Gloves and add'l Gear
  • Bottled water
Departure & Return:
Departure Point: Spenard & 19th Avenue NNE, Anchorage, AK 99503, USA
Departure time: Monday - Sunday: 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Return Details: Returns to original departure point.

Itinerary

Stop At: Earthquake Park
Once a thriving neighborhood, a large earthquake in 1963 changed our community. See the effects of a 9.2 earthquake and scenic viewpoint of Anchorage Cityscape.

Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free

Stop At: Chester Creek Greenbelt
Chester Creek Trail features a comfortable biking trail with sights of local wildlife, local gardens and scenic views.

Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free

Stop At: Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
Ride along one of America's most scenic biking trails, the Tiny Knowles Coastal Trail. Look for migrating birds, local wildlife and scenic views of Denali and or Sleeping Lady/Mt Susitna.

Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included

TONY KNOWLES COASTAL TRAIL SCENIC BIKE TOUR

Tony Knowles Trail
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail Scenic Bike Tour

$99.00 per person (Gratuities not included)

Approximately 3 Hours

Overview

A stroll along the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail is a great Anchorage outdoors activity, but you can cover much more ground on a bicycle. This small-group guided bicycle tour begins at Kincaid Park and shows you the beauty of the Cook Inlet, with views of Denali and, possibly, moose along the way.
  • Small-group tour ensures a more personal experience
  • Choose a morning, afternoon, or evening tour to suit your schedule
  • Get into the great outdoors and cover more ground than possible on foot
  • Get local tips and insights from your guide
What's Included
  • Bike tour including the following equipment: bike, helmet, rain gear, biking gloves
  • Small-group narrated tour
  • Round trip transportation in Mercedes Sprinter Van
  • Local and experienced driver guide and biking guide
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Pickup and drop-off from downtown
  • All taxes and fees
Departure & Return:
Departure Point: Alaska Trail Guides, 4694+7J Downtown Log Cabin Visitor Center, Shuttle Bus Stop, Anchorage, AK 99501, USA

Return Details: Returns to original departure point.

Itinerary:

Stop At: Kincaid Park
Step back in time as you begin your adventure in the wooded hills of the largest municipal park in Anchorage. Travel past Cold War missile silos, keep on the lookout for moose and possibly get to see Denali all before you even beginning the bike ride! Your guides will fit you for a helmet, then you will hop on a high-quality bike fitted to you.

Duration: 1 hour
Admission Ticket Free

Stop At: Point Woronzof
Once out of Kincaid Park you will be at Point Woronzof where there is another chance to see Denali and you will have a 360-degree view of Cook Inlet and the surrounding mountain ranges. Here, the vehicle and driver guide meets the group, providing snacks, water and it is also a hop-on, hop-off point for anyone in the group.

Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free

Stop At: Earthquake Park
Stop to learn about the devastating 1964 Good Friday earthquake and it's damage to Anchorage and Alaska.

Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free

Stop At: Westchester Lagoon
Pause at Westchester lagoon for a chance to see salmon swimming up stream to spawn depending on the time of year. Hop off your bike at Westchester Lagoon and enjoy this bird sanctuary while your guides load up the equipment.

Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free


Stop At: Cook Inlet
Experience the beauty of the Cook Inlet, watch for moose and learn about the history and events that shaped Anchorage!

Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free

WILDERNESS, WILDLIFE & GLACIER EXPERIENCE FROM ANCHORAGE

Wilderness, Wildlife
Wilderness, Wildlife & Glacier Experience from Anchorage

$185.00 per person (Not included: Hotel pickup and drop-off, gratuities)

Approximately 5 Hours

Overview

Get out of the city and deeper into the Alaskan wilderness than is typical on a sightseeing tour. This tour takes you to Chugach National Forest, Beluga Point, Portage Glacier, and more to spot brown bears, wolves, bison, and belugas. Enjoy live commentary and learn about the unique landscapes of Alaska from your expert guide.
  • Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from your hotel
  • Get out into the wilderness without the hassle of driving
  • Get insights into flora and fauna from your guide
What's Included
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Live commentary on board
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional local guide & scout
  • Live Entertainment
Departure & Return:
Departure Point:Visit Anchorage Log Cabin Visitor Information Center, 546 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501, USA
Departure time: 11:00 AM
Return Details: Returns to original departure point.

Itinerary

Stop At: Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
Guided Tour within conservation park to see brown bear, wolves and bison. Photography lessons offered.

Duration: 1 hour
Admission Ticket Included

Stop At: Chugach National Forest
Ring of Glaciers. A wonder of glaciers that surround a lake filled with pire glacial run off. As we return to Anchorage, live entertainment is offered.

Duration: 50 minutes
Admission Ticket Free

Stop At: Beluga Point
Scenic Viewpoint to Beluga whale watch Free photography lessons offered.

Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free

Stop At: Portage Glacier
Glacier Valley. See up to 14 glaciers embedded within rugged mountains of the Chugach Natiinal Forest. Free Photography Lessons offered.

Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free

Stop At: Chugach State Park
Bird Point and selective Viewpoints to photograph soaring eagles, mountain goats, whales or walk upon alpine meadows. Free photography lessons offered.

Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free

Stop At: Cook Inlet
Our tour will view the Cook Inlet. We will discuss the history of the Inlet as well as, Captain Cook who the Cook Inlet is named from.

Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free

Stop At: Girdwood
Girdwood, Alaska will be featured during this tour. With a rich gold mining history, Girdwood, Alaska is a milestone during this trip.

Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free

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 18 Anchorage, Alaska
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Sat Jun 19
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*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.

Ports of Call

Anchorage, Alaska - Located in the heart of downtown Anchorage, Alaska’s Hotel Captain Cook is a perfect basecamp for adventure, offering the best cultural, retail and natural highlights just steps from your door.

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An Experience to Remember

Located in the heart of downtown Anchorage, Alaska’s Hotel Captain Cook is a perfect basecamp for adventure, offering the best cultural, retail and natural highlights just steps from your door. In the mood to stay in? Indulge in one of our four distinctive restaurants, shop for gifts or unique souvenirs in our 12 shops or take in the views of neighboring Cook Inlet and the Chugach Mountains from any one of our 546 rooms and suites.

The Hotel Captain Cook is Alaska’s only member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, an organization of 620 of the finest independently owned and managed luxury hotels and resorts across the world. Each property within the organization is required to maintain criteria to qualify for membership and excels at providing distinctive experiences that are far beyond the ordinary.

The Hotel Captain Cook was recently inducted into Historic Hotels of America, the official travel organization of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The National Trust founded Historic Hotels with 32 charter members in 1989 for Historic Preservation. Since that time, only 275 hotels and resorts across America have been awarded this prestigious honor for preserving and maintaining their historic integrity, architecture and ambiance.

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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