Sailing October 16th, 2020 - October 26th, 2020
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Dr. Robyn Houlden is a Professor and Chair of the Division of Endocrinology at Queen’s University. She joined the Department in 1990 as a clinician/scholar. She is a consultant in adult endocrinology at the Kingston General and Hotel Dieu Hospitals, Medical Advisor for the Diabetes Education and Management Centre at the Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston, and Specialist Lead for the Southeast Ontario Diabetes Regional Coordination Centre. She has served as a diabetes advisor for the Canadian Optimal Medication Prescribing and Utilization Service of the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health and is currently a member of the Advisory Group for Knowledge Translation of Insulin Use Interventions and Safeguards, Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada (ISMP Canada). Dr. Houlden played a steering role in the 2003, 2008 and 2013 Canadian Diabetes Association Clinical Practice Guidelines for the management of diabetes. She has a keen interest in medical education and has coordinated the Endocrine portion of the Endocrine/Renal course for many years. She has won over 17 teaching awards including the inaugural Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism Educator Award, and the a PAIRO Trust Fund Travel Award. She is an investigator in a number of clinical trials of new therapies for diabetes, and has a research interest in innovative models of diabetes health care delivery. In 2002, she was the recipient of the Charles Best Award from the Canadian Diabetes Association for her work in improving the quality of life for individuals with diabetes across Canada.
Kamyar graduated from medical school at the UWO in 1994 and completed his residency in general surgery at U of Ottawa in 1999. His two year vascular fellowship was at McMaster and University of Sydney NSW. In 2001 he joined the vascular team at Royal columbian hospital in Greater Vancouver. He is the head of vascular surgery for the Fraser Health Authority and the President of the vascular society of British Columbia. Kamyar helped develop the endovascular program at RCH and has special interest and experience in complex endovascular aortic aneurysm interventions.
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, 2020||Book After January 16th, 2020|
|Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other||$895||$1045|
You can’t always predict Mother Nature’s timing, but you’ll likely be cruising the USA and Canada right when the leaves are changing color to fiery reds, golden yellows and vivid oranges. And you’ll visit cities that are lovely any time of year.
CME AWAY® by Sea Courses is pleased to invite you to on a 10 night CME Fall Splendors Cruise from October 16 to October 26, 2020 aboard the Oceania Insignia as it travels from New York to Montreal.
The CME will cover Vascular disease & Endocrinology. There are 2 presenters – Dr. Robyn Houlden an endocrinologist from Kingston, Ontario and Dr. Kamyar Kazemi, a vascular surgeon from British Columbia. They have developed an integrated program that will appeal to both family physicians and specialists. Their programs are designed to be evidence based with interactivity and attendee participation strongly encouraged.
Dr. Houlden will cover endocrine topics such as diabetes, thyroid disorders and osteoporosis. Dr. Kazemi will talk about lower extremity vascular com-plications of diabetes, treatment of varicose veins and vascular emergencies and other vascular topics.
Dr.’s Houlden and Kazemi look forward to meeting you.
|Date||Port / Location||Arrival Time||Departure Time||Notes / CME Details|
|October 16th||New York, New York, United States||6:00 PM|
|October 17th||Newport, Rhode Island, United States||8:00 AM||5:00 PM|
|October 18th||Boston, Massachusetts, United States||8:00 AM||6:00 PM|
|October 19th||Bar Harbor, Maine, United States||8:00 AM||6:00 PM|
|October 20th||Saint John (Bay of Fundy), New Brunswick, Canada||7:00 AM||4:00 PM||3:00 pm - 4:30 pm|
|October 21st||Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada||11:00 AM||5:00 PM||7:00 AM—11:00 AM|
|October 22nd||Sydney, Nova Scotia||9:00 AM||4:00 PM||8:00 am - 9:00 am & 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm|
|October 23rd||Cruising the Gulf of St. Lawrence||8:00 AM—12:00 PM; 1:00 PM—4:00 PM|
|October 24th||Saguenay, Quebec, Canada||10:00 AM||6:00 PM||8:00 am - 10:15 am|
|October 25th||Quebec City, Quebec, Canada||8:00 AM||6:00 PM|
|October 26th||Montreal, Canada||8:00 AM|