Sailing August 17th, 2020 - August 28th, 2020
Dr. Polasek is a clinical cardiologist from Kelowna, BC. He is an assistant professor of medicine at the University of British Columbia and an international speaker. He was educated in Prague, Czech Republic and trained in Saskatoon, Canada. He practices invasive and non-interventional cardiology. Dr. Polasek has been actively involved in CME for over 20 years and has been the chairman of numerous regional CME events.
Dr. Nicola Macpherson of Maple Ridge, BC, has faculty appointments in the Department of Medicine, and in Anaesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics at UBC, as well as Academic Family Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan, and the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary. After medical school in Ottawa, a rotating internship at the Royal Columbian and three years as a medical officer at the National Defense Medical Centre in Ottawa, she completed her anaesthesia residency at UBC in 1992. For the next 12 years she worked as an anaesthesiologist, first in Prince George, and then Maple Ridge, with a brief locum in the Australian outback. In 2004-05, she completed a “Year of Added Competency” in Palliative Medicine at UBC, and earned a Diploma from the American Board of Hospice Palliative Medicine. She has practiced full-time palliative medicine since then. Currently, she provides locum services in Calgary, Regina and Fraser Health (BC). She developed and helped present three palliative workshops in Ghana (West Africa) in 2013 and 2015. She has an interest in the care of malignant wounds, especially the use of topical methadone for analgesia and has a growing recipe collection of lotions and potions.
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 November 14th, 2019||Book After November 14th, 2019|
|Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other||$895||$1045|
|Date||Port / Location||Arrival Time||Departure Time||Notes / CME Details|
|August 17th||Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy||5:00 PM|
|August 18th||Catania, Sicily||1:00 PM||9:00 PM||8:00 AM—11:30 AM|
|August 19th||Valletta, Malta||8:00 AM||5:00 PM|
|August 20th||At Sea||8:00 AM—12:00 PM; 1:00 PM—3:00 PM|
|August 21st||Santorini, Greece||7:00 AM||7:00 PM|
|August 22nd||Athens (Piraeus), Greece||6:00 AM||6:00 PM|
|August 23rd||Mykonos, Greece||7:00 AM||7:00 PM|
|August 24th||Nauplion, Greece||7:00 AM||7:00 PM|
|August 25th||Katakolon, Greece||9:00 AM||7:00 PM||8:00 am—9:00 am|
|August 26th||At Sea||8:00 AM—12:00 PM; 1:00 pm—3:15 pm|
|August 27th||Naples, Italy||7:00 AM||6:30 PM|
|August 28th||Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy||5:00 AM|