"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 Barbados CME AWAY™ Resort

Sandals Barbados & Sandals Royal Barbados

Family MedicineRespirology

From March 22nd, 2020 - March 29th, 2020

Trip Characteristics

Faculty & CME Details

Dr. Alan Kaplan

Dr. Alan Kaplan

Specialty:

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.

Dr. Alan Bell

Dr. Alan Bell

Specialty:

Family Medicine

About The Speaker

Dr. Bell is a family physician and clinical researcher in Toronto, Canada. He is Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto and on the active staff of the Humber River Regional Hospital. He is a recipient of the Canadian College of Family Physicians Award of Excellence. His activities include: Past Chair and Current Primary Panel – Canadian Cardiovascular Society Antiplatelet Guideline Committee (Dr. Bell is the only primary care physician to ever chair a CCS guideline committee); Primary Panel – Canadian Cardiovascular Society Atrial Fibrillation Guideline Committee; Thrombosis Canada – Executive Council; Member American Society of Bone and Mineral Research; Canadian Stroke Network Professional Development Committee; Canadian Medical Association Journal – Peer Reviewer. Dr. Bell’s involvement in continuing medical education includes the development and presentation of many national projects. He has served as faculty and chair of countless committees and advisory boards dedicated to serving the common interests of the medical profession and the public. His research, commentaries and letters have been presented and published internationally.

CME Topics

Focusing on: Osteoporosis, Antithrombotics, Diabetes , Smoking Cessation, Cannabinoids and Asthma/COPD

Dr. Bell
  • Atrial Fibrillation - Anticoagulant Management
  • Venous Thromboembolism - Anticoagulant Management
  • Antiplatelet Therapy for Coronary Disease Prevention
  • Use of Cannabinoids in Clinical Practice
  • Diabetes Management 2019
  • Osteoporosis – Fracture a Breaking Point
  • New Advances in the Management of Cholesterol in High Risk Patients
  • Hypertension 2020: Putting Guidelines into Practice 
Dr. Kaplan
  • Spirometry Interpretation
  • Preschool Asthma
  • SABA Overuse – What Do We Do Even In Mild Asthma?
  • COPD 1 Mild COPD – Does It Exist And Should We Look For It?
  • COPD 2 – Moderate To Severe COPD
  • Adult Asthma – From Control To Severity
  • Smoking Cessation Tools
  • What is NOT Asthma or COPD?

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 June 20th, 2019 Book After June 20th, 2019
FP $1095 $1245
Specialist $1095 $1245
Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other $895 $1045

Venue Information

ADULTS ONLY

Beachfront luxury takes on new meaning with rooms and suites nestled along the pristine white sands of Dover Beach. There are 280 stylish and spacious suites with fantastic beach and garden views at Sandals Barbados, including the exotic Crystal Lagoon Swim-up Suites set along the largest river pool in the Caribbean.

 

Additional Noteworthy Features

Experience the Royal Treatment at Sandals Royal Barbados, the all-new, all-suite resort in the spirited St. Lawrence Gap area. Featuring a number of Sandals firsts, including the first rooftop pool and bar, the first 4-lane bowling alley, the first men’s only barbershop, and two new restaurant concepts – American Tavern and Chi Asian. This 222 all-suite resort will also feature Sandals signature accommodations including the magnificent Skypool Suites, Swim-up Suites, and Millionaire Suites, world-class international cuisine at five restaurants, and a 15,000-sq.-ft. spa. Stunning ocean views, Butler Elite service and exclusive exchange privileges with nearby Sandals Barbados define the new Luxury Included® experience at Sandals Royal Barbados.

Itinerary & Schedule

Date Location Notes / CME Details
March 22nd St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados
March 23rd St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados 8:15 am—11:45 am 6:00 pm—7:00 pm (Welcome Reception)
March 24th St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados 8:00 am—12:00 pm
March 25th St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados
March 26th St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados 8:00 am—12:00 pm
March 27th St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados 8:00 am—12:15 pm
March 28th St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados 6:00 pm—7:00 pm (Farewell Reception)
March 29th St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados

Pre-And-Post Trip Information

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