"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."

7-Night Antigua CME AWAY™ Resort

Sandals Grande Antigua

DiabetesFamily MedicineRespirology

From November 1st, 2020 - November 8th, 2020

Trip Characteristics

Faculty & CME Details

Dr. Sol Stern

Dr. Sol Stern


Family Medicine & Pain Management

About The Speaker

Dr. Stern is a Family Physician and the Former Chief of Staff at Halton Healthcare Services in Oakville, ON. A member of the Canadian Pain Society as well as a member of Thrombosis Canada. He is also a panel Committee Member of the 2017 Opioid Guidelines. Dr. Sol Stern obtained his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Toronto in 1982 after obtaining a BSc and MSc at the same university. He started a family medicine practice in Oakville, Ontario in 1983 and has been practicing in Oakville ever since. Dr. Stern spends about 1/4 of his time involved in CME and has developed and collaborated on many CME workshops including the topics of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and chronic pain management. He has presented over 1000 CME programs over the last 20 years.

Dr. Alan Kaplan

Dr. Alan Kaplan


Family Medicine

About The Speaker

Dr. Kaplan is the Chairperson of the Family Physician Airways Group of Canada and a Board member of the International Primary Care Respiratory Group. He is the President of the IPCRG 5th biennual world scientific meeting, “Making Every Breath Count” Toronto June 2-5, 2010 and chair of the Council of Organizing Members of the Canadian Network for Respiratory Care. Dr. Kaplan is also a representative of the College of Family Physicians of Canada to the SARS clinical working group and a member of Chronic Respiratory Disease Surveillance Advisory Committee (Public Health Agency of Canada) , the Health Canada Section on Allergy and Respiratory Therapies and the Canadian Metropolitan Tuberculosis Subcommittee. Dr. Kaplan is an international editor for Nature’s Primary Care Respiratory Journal and for the Italian Journal of Primary Care.

CME Topics

Dr. Kaplan
  • COPD: What Is New in COPD, From Breathlessness to Exacerbations
  • Adult Asthma
  • Those Things You Should Not Put in Your Lungs!
  • Cannabinoids In Office Management
  • The Dyspneic Patient
  • Respiratory Vaccinations
  • Chronic Cough
Dr. Stern
  • Update in Hypertension Management
  • Managing Patients with AF and CAD
  • SGLT2 Inhibitors/GLP-1 Receptor Agonists in Patients With DM And CVD
  • New Advances in Lipid Management
  • Management of Elderly CAD Patients with Multiple Morbidities
  • The Opioid Crisis: Applying the Canadian Opioid Guidelines to Initiating Opioids for Chronic Pain
  • Applying the Canadian Opioid Guidelines to Legacy Patients

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 30th, 2020 Book After January 30th, 2020
FP $1095 $1245
Specialist $1095 $1245
Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other $895 $1045

Venue Information


Sandals Grande Antigua is located on Antigua’s best and most famous beach, Dickenson Bay. Explore the Caribbean Beachfront Village, a charming seaside garden oasis graced by meandering pathways, majestic palms and cooling Trade winds. Then step into a realm of chic sophistication where European grandeur unfolds from the hillside to villas-by-the-sea at the Six-Star, all-suite Mediterranean Oceanview Village. Come relax on silky-soft, pure white sands and let the warmth of the Caribbean fill your senses. One grand resort. All included.


Additional Noteworthy Features

All Included, All Unlimited, All The Time

  • Paddle Boarding
  • Suba Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • 2 swim-up pool bars
  • 6 fresh water pools
  • 6 whirlpools
  • Volleyball
  • Darts
  • Pool tables
  • Hobie Cats
  • Wind-surfing
  • Table Tennis
  • Bocce Ball
  • Kayaking
  • Croquet
  • Tennis

Itinerary & Schedule

Date Location Notes / CME Details
November 1st St John's, Antigua
November 2nd St John's, Antigua 8:00 am—12:30 pm 6:00 pm—7:00 pm (Welcome Reception)
November 3rd St John's, Antigua 9:00 am—12:00 pm
November 4th St John's, Antigua
November 5th St John's, Antigua 8:00 am—12:00 pm
November 6th St John's, Antigua 8:00 am—12:15 pm
November 7th St John's, Antigua 6:00 pm—7:00 pm (Farewell Reception)
November 8th St John's, Antigua

Pre-And-Post Trip Information

There are no Sea Courses pre or post tours for this CME AWAY. Please click here to design your own!

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