Sailing October 3rd, 2020 - October 14th, 2020
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Dr. Kathryn Giles completed her medical school and neurology residency at the University of Toronto and moved straight to Cambridge Ontario. She has been a solo community neurologist, seeing both adult and pediatric patients for over 29 years. In addition to a busy full time clinical practice, she does clinical research in the area of multiple sclerosis and has authored numerous scientific posters presented at international MS and neurology meetings. She has sat as a volunteer on the Ontario board of the MS Society of Canada, completing a 6 year tenure. She is an active member of the International Women’s Forum, a global organization with a mandate to promote and support women in leadership around the globe. She is a passionate educator, and although not formally associated with a teaching university position, is an active teacher to medical trainees and practicing physicians. She has spoken internationally, and has toured Asia and Sweden in the area of MS. Her strength is her practical approach to neurological disease. Dr. Giles has been a faculty member at Sea Courses for 7 years and joined the medical advisory board 4 years ago. She helps guide Sea Courses in appropriate educational content to meet the needs of specialists, who comprise approximately half of Sea Courses attendees. Dr. Giles is an enthusiastic traveler and an enthusiastic lecturer, and hopes you will join her soon on a CME AWAY® adventure!
Dr Wayne Ghesquiere is a Clinical Infectious Diseases, Tropical Diseases and Internal Medicine consultant in Victoria BC as well as the former section chief for infectious diseases with the Vancouver Island Health Authority, VIHA. He is an attending physician at the Royal Jubilee and the Victoria General Hospitals in Victoria. Wayne is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine with UBC. He is also the chair of the annual Infectious Diseases Update in Victoria now in it’s 20th year. Wayne is the medical director of the Nova Travel Medicine Clinic. He serves as the Co-Site Director of GeoSentinel surveillance (BC) which is a joint project of the International Society of Travel Medicine & Centre of Diseases Control, Atlanta USA. One of over 60 world-wide sites monitoring infections in returning international travellers. Current areas of interests include clinical research in the area of Hepatitis C antiviral therapy, new vaccines, teaching and presenting. Recent publications in peer reviewed journals include the New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, Journal of Clinical Infectious Diseases, CMAJ, Gut, Hepatology and Open Medicine.
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 3rd, 2020||Book After January 3rd, 2020|
|Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other||$895||$1045|
CME AWAY® by Sea Courses is pleased to invite you to an 11 night CME Cruise in the Cook and Society Islands from Oct 3 to Oct 14, 2020 aboard the ms Paul Gauguin cruise ship.
The CME is entitled Updates in Neurology & Infectious Diseases. There are 2 presenters – Dr. Kathy Giles, a neurologist from Ontario and Dr. Wayne Ghesquiere, an infectious disease specialist from British Columbia. Both are veteran Sea Courses speakers and have developed an inte-grated program that will appeal to both for family physicians and special-ists.
Dr Giles will cover neurology topics such as headache, concussion, epi-lepsy and neuropathy. Dr. Ghesquiere will talk about meningitis, encepha-litis, lyme disease, emerging infectious diseases in North America due to climate change and other relevant ID topics
|Date||Port / Location||Arrival Time||Departure Time||Notes / CME Details|
|October 3rd||Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands||11:55 pm|
|October 4th||Huahine, Society Islands||8:00 am||5:00 pm|
|October 5th||At Sea||8:00 am – 12:30 pm; 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm|
|October 6th||Aitutaki, Cook Islands||8:00 am||6:00 pm|
|October 7th||Rarotonga, Cook Islands||9:00 am||5:00 pm||4:00 pm—5:00 pm|
|October 8th||At Sea||8:00 am – 12:00 pm; 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm|
|October 9th||Bora Bora, Society Islands||8:00 am|
|October 10th||Bora Bora, Society Islands||11:00 pm|
|October 11th||Taha'a, Society Islands||9:00 am||5:00 pm||3:00 pm—5:00 pm|
|October 12th||Moorea, Society Islands||8:00 am|
|October 13th||Moorea, Society Islands/Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands||7:30 pm||5:00 pm||3:45 pm—5:00 pm|
|October 14th||Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands|