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12-NIGHT INDIA’S & THE GANGES RIVER CME AWAY™

Land Tour & Ganges Voyager II

Chronic PainFamily MedicineOncology

From October 17th, 2019 - October 29th, 2019

Trip Characteristics

Faculty & CME Details

Dr. Lydia Hatcher

Dr. Lydia Hatcher

Specialty:

Pain Management

About The Speaker

Dr. Hatcher graduated with her MD in 1982 from Memorial University of Newfoundland. In 1984, she received certification with the College of Family Physicians of Canada(CFPC) and in 1994, was certified with the Canadian College of Health Service Executives. In 1998, she received the Canadian Psychiatric Association’s annual Mental Health Awareness Award. In 2001, the College of Family Physicians of Canada awarded her a fellowship. She has been doing pain management for over 25 years. Her focus is on a bio-psycho-social approach to pain management. She does a significant amount of teaching in chronic pain across the country and is a physician assessor for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of both Ontario and Newfoundland & Labrador. She chairs a subcommittee for the National Opioid Use Guideline Group. She is a member of the Canadian Academy of Pain Management and the Canadian Pain Society. She is a committee member of the CFPC community of practice in chronic pain. She is an Associate Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at McMaster University and Chief of Family Medicine at St. Joseph’s Healthcare in Hamilton, Ontario.

Dr. Eileen Rakovitch

Dr. Eileen Rakovitch

Specialty:

Oncology

About The Speaker

Eileen Rakovitch MD MSc FRCPC is a radiation oncologist, and an Associate Professor and Scientist at the Sunnybrook Research Institute. She is an Adjunct Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and is the LC Campbell Research Chair in Breast Cancer Research. She has an active clinical practice and leads a research program that aims to improve the care of women with Ductal Carcinoma in Situ and to identify women with DCIS who are at greatest risk of developing invasive breast cancer.

Dr. Jeff Habert

Dr. Jeff Habert

Specialty:

Family Medicine

About The Speaker

Dr. Habert is a Family Physician in Thornhill for the last 28 years. He is an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. Dr. Habert is also a Peer Assessor for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, Investigating Coroner for the City of Toronto and a Peer Leader at Ontario MD. He has an interest in the use of clinical practice guidelines, and has participated on committees to establish guidelines in the areas of Depression, Stroke and Thrombosis. He has recently served on the Committee for the 2016-2017 Canadian Stroke Prevention Guidelines and is the Co-Chair of Thrombosis Canada Guidelines Committee. He is also on the 2017 Canadian Stroke Congress planning committee. Dr. Habert is very involved in the continuing education of Family Physicians in the areas of Thrombosis/Stroke, Diabetes, Osteoporosis, and Depression. He has served on numerous planning committees as a member and chairman for the creation of accredited CME programs. He has also lectured provincially and nationally on these topics. Dr. Habert is published in the areas of Thrombosis and Stroke Prevention, Depression, ADHD, Overactive Bladder and EMR use in Family Practice.

CME Topics

Dr. Habert
  • Diabetes 2019: Current Management in Primary Care
  • VTE Management in Primary Care
  • Management of Osteoporosis in Primary Care
  • Management of Depression In Primary Care
  • ADHD in Primary care
Dr. Hatcher
  • Understanding Pain and Making a Diagnosis
  • Non-Pharmacologic Approaches to Pain
  • Fibromyalgia and Central Sensitivity Syndromes: Recent Guidelines and Management
  • Applying the Guidelines for Safe and Effective Use of Opioids for Acute and Chronic Non-Cancer Pain into Your Practice
  • Considering Medical Cannabis? Patient Based Scenarios
  • Managing Sleep Disorders: Insomnia to Narcolepsy
  • Pain Management in The Elderly Patient
Dr. Rakovitch
  • An Overview of Breast Cancer Screening and Treatment

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 January 16th, 2019 Book After January 16th, 2019
FP $1045 $1195
Specialist $1045 $1195
Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other $845 $995

Venue Information

An ideal journey for culturally curious travellers, spiritual seekers, photographers, and adventurous souls looking for a truly immersive and unforgettable experience.

Additional Noteworthy Features

The ship's spacious, high-ceilinged suites are a serene sanctuary, with beautiful hand-painted murals and all the comforts of a five-star hotel. All suites have a cosy sitting area and a French balcony with floor-to-ceiling glass doors. A bed dressed in soft linens, with a choice of pillows. Your roomy bathroom has a rain shower, comfy robes and slippers, and spa-quality bath products. Other high-end amenities include a generous amount of closet space, under-bed storage, a flat-screen television with a wide selection of on-demand movies, individual climate control, bottled water replenished daily, fresh fruit and flowers upon arrival, an iPhone docking station with alarm clock, makeup mirrors, and universal electrical plugs.

Itinerary & Schedule

Date Port / Location Arrival Time Departure Time Notes / CME Details
October 17th New Delhi
October 18th New Delhi
October 19th New Delhi/ Agra
October 20th Agra/ Jaipur 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
October 21st Jaipur 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
October 22nd Jaipur/ Kolkata/Kalna 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
October 23rd Kalna/Matiari 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
October 24th Matiari/ Murshidabad 9:30 am - 11:30 am/ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
October 25th Murshidabad/ Baranagar/ Murshidabad
October 26th Baranagar/ Mayapur
October 27th Mayapur/ Bandel/ Chandannagar/ Kolkata 9:00 am - 11:00 am
October 28th Kolkata 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm
October 29th Kolkata

Pre-And-Post Trip Information

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