Sailing October 3rd, 2020 - October 14th, 2020
Dr. Giles is a neurologist who has her own practice in Cambridge, ON. She has a special interest in neuromuscular neurology and multiple sclerosis, and sees both adults and children and is extensively involved in teaching family physicians & colleagues, residents, medical students, patients, and community groups. Her strength is a practical approach to practicing and teaching neurology.
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 December 31st, 2019||Book After December 31st, 2019|
|Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other||$895||$1045|
This 11-night odyssey showcases the region’s incredible diversity of scenery, from Aitutaki’s low-lying islands to the jagged peaks and deep valleys of fertile Rarotonga, which was simply called “Paradise” by the first European explorers. Continue to the Society Islands to delight in the South Pacific’s crown jewels—Bora Bora, Taha’a, Huahine, and Moorea.
|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|