"The goal of a CME AWAY™ conference by Sea Courses is to provide the very best opportunity for health care professionals to not only LEARN but to CONNECT with peers in a stimulating yet RELAXING environment."

9-Night Rhine & Moselle CME AWAY™ River Cruise

Onboard the River Queen

PsychiatryUrology

Sailing September 30th, 2020 - October 9th, 2020

Trip Characteristics

Faculty & CME Details

Dr. Jay Lee

Dr. Jay Lee

Specialty:

Urology

About The Speaker

Dr. Lee is a urologist practicing in Calgary, Alberta at the Rockyview General Hospital. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, University of Calgary. He completed his urology residency at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario. He then moved to the University of Washington in Seattle. His research fellowship focused on male and female sexual health, infectious disease/prostatitis, neuro-urology, and andrology. He returned to Canada in 2001. He established the Sexual Health Clinic at the Prostate Cancer Centre in Calgary. He is the past chair of the Canadian Male Sexual Health Council and on the executive of the Canadian Society for the Study of the Aging Male. He is on the editorial board for the Journal of Men’s Health and the International Journal of Sexual Health, and a reviewer for the Journal of Sexual Medicine. His main interests are in clinical research and continuing health education.

Dr. Shaila Misri

Dr. Shaila Misri

Specialty:

Psychiatry

About The Speaker

Details coming soon!

This course is designed for family physicians, specialists, and allied health care professionals. The aim is to provide evidence-based material, as well as practical and relevant clinical pearls that will be easy to implement into one’s own medical practice. Conference attendees will be invited to complete a pre-course Needs Assessment to assist the faculty with the development of their presentations.

Conference Tuition Book Before December 18th, 2019 Book After December 18th, 2019
FP $1095 $1245
Specialist $1095 $1245
Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other $895 $1045

Venue Information

Additional Noteworthy Features

One of the most unique ships cruising Europe’s waterways, the River Queen has an exterior resembling the steamships of the 1930s and an elegant Art Deco interior. Decorated in richly textured blue and white fabrics—with marble bathrooms and inspiring artwork—River Queen is a sublime floating hotel designed with your every comfort in mind. River Queen was rated the #1 ship in the entire cruise industry (both river and ocean) in the 2012 Condé Nast Traveller Readers' Cruise Poll.

DINING

  • All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
  • Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Receptions
  • Welcome and Farewell Gala Dinners
  • Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, specialty coffee and tea, soft drinks and mineral water

EXCURSIONS

  • 10 days of excursions, including “Choice Is Yours” options, all fully hosted by Englishspeaking local experts
  • Guided “Do as the Locals Do,” “Village Day,” “Go Active” and “Gentle Walking” programs
  • State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audioheadset system on all excursions
  • Use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks

ACCOMMODATIONS

  • 9-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the breathtaking River Queen
  • Lavishly appointed riverview staterooms and suites have handcrafted Savoir® of England beds, highthread count 100% Egyptian cotton sheets and European duvets, and a menu of pillow options
  • Free Internet and Wi-Fi access
 

EXPERIENCES

  • 1 country: Germany
  • Captivating onboard local entertainment
  • Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise Manager
  • All transfers on arrival and departure days
  • All gratuities, both onboard and onshore

Itinerary & Schedule

Date Port / Location Arrival Time Departure Time Notes / CME Details
September 30th Frankfurt TBA
October 1st Frankfurt / Cochem TBA TBA TBA
October 2nd Cochem TBA TBA TBA
October 3rd Trier TBA TBA TBA
October 4th Trier / Bernkastel TBA TBA TBA
October 5th Bernkastel TBA TBA TBA
October 6th Boppard / Rüdesheim TBA TBA TBA
October 7th Speyer TBA TBA TBA
October 8th Strasbourg TBA TBA TBA
October 9th Strasbourg TBA

Detailed Port Descriptions

Day 1—Frankfurt (Embark)

Arrive at Frankfurt Airport. You will be greeted by a Uniworld representative and transferred to the ship. Day 2—Cochem Perhaps one of Germany’s most colorful cities, Cochem feels just like a storybook with its dramatic castle, impressive landscapes and pastel-colored shops, restaurants and buildings lining the banks of the Moselle. Perched high above on a cliff, the brilliant Cochem Castle, or Reichsburg Cochem, brings German history and culture to life and provides panoramic views of the Moselle and Cochem below, which you’ll have the chance to see during the nighttime glow. Day 3—Cochem The picturesque town of Cochem is nestled in a particularly scenic area of the Moselle Valley. The Moselle River cuts through the town, leaving Cochem in two distinct halves on two steep hills, one on the left side of the river and one on the right. Discover Cochem’s perfect quaintness on foot, with stops along the city wall’s medieval gates and Marktplatz. Uncover Cold War secrets in the quiet residential area of Cochem-Cond, the location of a bunker that held replacement currency during the Cold War. Or opt for an active jaunt along the Moselle with a bike tour, mountain golfing or hike. Day 4—Trier Trier has no shortage of famous landmarks, stunning cathedrals, natural beauty, UNESCO World Heritage Sites and architectural treasures. See Trier’s Roman heritage and Gallic charm as you stroll to some of the city’s most notable spots. Marvel at the stone Roman gate, the Porta Nigra, the Karl Marx house, the Imperial Baths and more. Day 5—Trier Trier is a city surrounded by stunning ruins and remnants of the Roman Empire, and not to mention, neighbor to the small country of Luxembourg. Experience a healthy dose of historical novelties with a visit to the expansive Luxembourg American War Cemetery and Memorial of General Patton, one of the heroes of World War II. Day 6—Bernkastel Bernkastel sits peacefully in the Moselle Valley and is as romantic and picture-perfect as it gets. Explore by foot its scenic streets, taverns and vineyards, and enjoy a tasting of exceptional regional Rieslings. Aside from the medieval marketplace, a must-see is the Graach Gate, the last remaining town gate of Bernkastel-Kues. Its original purpose was that of protection, hoping to ward off foreign aggression in the 1300s, but now it’s a museum of local history and a beloved landmark. If a bike is your transportation of choice, cycle along the dreamy paths of the middle Moselle.  

Day 7—Boppard, Rüdesheim

Boppard is as picture-perfect as it gets. Wander through its stone-laden streets, riverside walking paths and historic center, stopping in for wine at the half-timbered taverns serving up exceptional Riesling from grapes grown on nearby vineyards. In Rüdesheim, make your way up to arguably the best view in the entire region, Rhine Bend, by scenic chairlift ride. See the Rhine River at its most astonishing point and stroll through its vineyard-dotted hillsides before heading back down to its waterfront streets. Enjoy a visit to Rheinstein Castle and learn the history of this long-standing medieval castle or embark on a walk around town, complete with local treats. Day 8—Speyer Expect the unexpected in Speyer, where ancient treasures harmoniously coexist with modern day innovation. For something really unexpected, venture into a mysterious, candlelit tasting room to sample flavorful elixirs made from wine vinegars. Utterly unique and surprisingly delicious. The ship docks in Speyer, where you’ll have to choose between boarding a motorcoach for a guided walking tour or taking in a private tasting at a local vinegar estate. Day 9—Strasbourg Strasbourg is invariably described as quaint, a rather overused word that in this case is perfectly apropos. This historic town with its cobbled lanes, half-timbered homes, giant stork nests and impossible-to-resist pastry shops will win your heart. You may choose to see Strasbourg via a panoramic tour, which would give you an enlightening and relaxing overview of this historically important city. Or you may experience the historic core as the locals do, with a walking tour. Day 10—Strasbourg, Baden-Baden (Disembark) Today, you’ll disembark the ship and transfer to the airport or the Hotel Dorint in Baden-Baden for the tour portion of this itinerary.

Pre-And-Post Trip Information

There is a post-cruise tour in Baden-Baden available. Please contact your Sea Courses agent for details!
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