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13-Night British Isles CME AWAY® Cruise

On Board Azamara Quest

AllergiesEndocrinologyImmunologyPediatrics

Sailing July 12th, 2022 - July 25th, 2022

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Faculty & CME Details

Dr. Adelle Atkinson

Dr. Adelle Atkinson

Specialty:

Pediatrics

About The Speaker

Dr. Atkinson completed her MD at McMaster University in 1994 and went on to complete her Paediatric Residency at the University of Toronto in 1998 taking on the role of Chief Paediatric Resident in her final year. From 1998 – 2000 Dr. Atkinson completed two years of subspecialty training in Paediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology at the University of Toronto. After completing this program, she was offered a consultant position in the Division of Immunology and Allergy with a cross appointment to the section of Blood and Marrow Transplantation.

 

Dr. Atkinson is currently a Professor of Paediatrics in the Department of Paediatrics, and a consultant Immunologist/Allergist in the Division of Immunology and Allergy. Her clinical work focuses on patients with primary immunodeficiencies, bone marrow transplantation, and complex allergic diseases with an emphasis on reactions to foods, drugs and biologics.

 

Dr. Atkinson currently holds the position of Associate Chair – Education, and previously the position of Director of Postgraduate Medical Education for the Department of Paediatrics. In the latter role, she administered the training program for over 80 paediatric residents at the University of Toronto, from 2006 – 2021. She is a graduate of the Education Scholar’s Program, through the Centre for Faculty Development. She is the winner of the PARO Best Residency Program (2008), the Dr. Sarita Verma Award for Mentorship and Advocacy (2009), the Harry Bain Award for teaching excellence (2014), the Department of Paediatrics Continuing Education Award (2018), the Paediatric Chairs of Canada Clinician Educator Award (2018), the International Conference on Residency Education – Program Director of the Year award (2019) and the CPS – Michel Weber Education Award (2020). She spends over 50% of her time in medical education related activities.

 

Dr. Atkinson also holds several other leadership positions including Chair – Specialty Committee for Paediatrics as well as the Departmental lead for CBME.

 

Dr. Atkinson is also a Clinician Educator with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, with a focus on the Implementation of Competence by Design.

Dr. Mark Feldman

Dr. Mark Feldman

Specialty:

Pediatrics

About The Speaker

Dr. Mark Feldman is the Director of Continuing Education for the Department of Paediatrics at The Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto. He is an Associate Professor and a general, consultant paediatrician at ‘SickKids’ and at St. Joseph’s Health Centre. Dr. Feldman leads SickKids’ annual Paediatric Update, City Wide Paediatric Rounds and the Community Paediatrics Journal Club in Toronto. He initiated and leads the ‘Community Paediatrics Fellowship’ and co-leads the SickKids’ Teaching Scholars Program at the Hospital for Sick Children. Past leadership positions include ‘Chief of Paediatrics’ at Scarborough Grace Hospital and ‘Chief of Paediatrics’ at St. Joseph’s Health Centre as well as ‘Director of Community Paediatrics’ for the University of Toronto. He has authored national guidelines for the Canadian Paediatric Society and has published research and commentaries in peer-reviewed journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, Pediatrics and the Lancet. Dr. Feldman was awarded the ‘Best Clinical Teacher Award’ at St. Joseph’s Health Centre and both the ‘Marvin Gerstein’ and the ‘POWER Teacher’ awards at the Hospital for Sick Children. One of Dr. Feldman’s main clinical interests is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and his current educational research is in the area of ‘Test-enhanced’ Continuing Education’.

Dr. Carol Joyce

Dr. Carol Joyce

Specialty:

Endocrinology

About The Speaker

Carol is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) at Memorial University in St. John’s, NL, and is in clinical practice at Proactive Wellness and Prevention, also in St. John’s.

Carol is a graduate of Dalhousie University Medical School in Halifax, NS, did an Internal Medicine residency at Memorial University, and then completed her fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Toronto.

Carol has been on faculty at Memorial University since 1985. She is former Division Chief of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism.

Research interests have included: evaluation of new diabetes treatments, prevention of Type 2 diabetes, prevention and treatment of diabetes complications, the epidemiology of osteoporosis, and the genetics of multiple endocrine neoplasia syndromes.

Carol is also past chair of the Royal College examination board in Endocrinology and Metabolism.

CME Topics

Pediatrics, Endocrinology, Allergy & Immunology Update

Dr. Atkinson
  • They’re scratching and you are scratching your head: An approach to the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic urticaria
  • Primary Prevention of Atopy – Is it possible and what do I tell my patients?
  • An antibiotic, a rash – Now what to do? An approach to antibiotic allergy
  • Is it always the food? An approach to gastrointestinal non-IgE mediated food allergy
Dr. Feldman
  • Managing School Problems - The Canadian Pediatrics Society Guidelines
  • Junior Journal Club Quick Hits - the Paramount Pertinent Pediatrics Papers of the Year
  • Pediatrics Paroxysms (a.k.a. Fits & Faints)
  • Micturation Madness & Exasperating Encopresis (a.k.a. the puzzle of persistent, pediatric pee & poo problems)
Dr. Joyce
  • Hyper and Hypothyroidism - Guidelines and Controversies
  • Approach to Thyroid Nodules
  • Pituitary and Adrenal Diseases - What you really need to know
  • Update in PCOS
  • Osteoporosis- Recent Guidelines
  • What’s New in Type 2?
  • Demystifying Insulin
  • Endocrine Jeopardy

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 Price
FP $1345
Specialist $1345
Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other $1145
Conference Tuition Book Before October 13th, 2021 Book After October 13th, 2021
FP $1195 $1345
Specialist $1195 $1345
Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other $995 $1145

Venue Information

Separated from “the continent” by the English Channel, the British Isles and Ireland are home to some of the most impressive and iconic sites in all of Europe. From castles and cathedrals, seemingly every village, town, and city is positively steeped in history or has influenced modern-day culture. But before you go thinking the British Isles and Ireland are stuck in the past, we’ll show you plenty of contemporary delights through our unique Destination Immersion® style of traveling. Add in over 6,000 islands both big and small and you quickly realize there’s no shortage of hidden and not-so-hidden gems to explore. So come join us on a magical mystery tour of the British Isles and Ireland, with Azamara®.

Cruise With Confidence

Azamara understands things can change. With Azamara’s Cruise with Confidence Policy, you have up to 48 hours prior to your departure date to receive a 100% Future Cruise Credit that can be used towards any Azamara Club Cruises sailing through September 30, 2022. Valid only for Azamara Club Cruises fares paid. Does not include monies paid for Airfare, Insurance or CME AWAY® tuition.

Additional Noteworthy Features

Azamara Club Cruises

What makes Azamara cruises different from the rest? It’s our focus on Destination Immersion® experiences, which lets you stay longer and experience more on every one of our voyages. This means you get to explore everything from nightlife in Stockholm and morning walks in the French Riviera to all-day adventures in Costa Rica’s rain forests. Because life isn’t on a 9 to 5 schedule, and neither are Azamara voyages. You’ll also experience incredibly scenic waterways and prime docking locations—two great advantages of our boutique-style, award-winning ships. Here, you’ll find people who are genuinely friendly and happy to make you feel welcomed. And with a maximum of 702 guests, staff and crew can quickly learn your name, tastes, and preferences, too. Plus, you’ll enjoy lots of inclusive amenities that will leave money in your wallet and put a smile on your face. We’re the voyage for those who love travel.

Staterooms

When you book a cruise stateroom, you'll love the polished style and stellar service in your own private retreat. You'll appreciate the finer touches included, but it takes more than a beautiful room to elevate a voyage from "good" to "great." With Azamara®, you'll discover just how much professional service and a friendly attitude can add to your enjoyment.

Dining 

Azamara offers a choice of 5 distinctive dining options, as well as 24-hour room service and a quality café. Whether you’re a fan of adventurous cuisine or classic cooking, you'll love the quality reflected in the fresh ingredients, careful preparation, and variety of menu choices. Discoveries Dining, the main restaurant presents elegant yet lively dining with a renewed décor befitting the culinary heart of our ships. Reservations are not required, and you have the choice of being seated at a table for two or as part of a larger group of fellow guests. There are two specialty restaurants Aqualina and Prime C. Aqualina exhibits contemporary, inventive Italian cuisine and features some of Italy’s most famous dishes. Prime C, offers a marvelous evening at this classic wood-paneled steakhouse with stunning views and lush autumn décor. Windows Café is primary spot for casual dining with indoor and outdoor tables. Enjoy an intimate breakfast, lunch, or dinner for two or a lively meal for six with the flexible seating options. The Patio serves as a casual “pool grill” during the day and becomes transformed into a more sophisticated dining experience in the evening. The self serve Frozen yogurt station is a staple of the Patio and is available all day. Mosaic Café is the on board coffee corner where You'll find all your favorite coffee drinks and you can order them just the way you like as well as light snacks. Lastly is the delicious Room Service served 24 hours a day. Lunch and dinner room service features a menu of hearty soups, fresh salads, gourmet sandwiches, pizzas and desserts.

Experiences

Entertainment
  • While Vacation is a time to explore it is also a time to relax. The Discoveries Lounge is located just outside Azamara’s main restaurant and this congenial bar is a favorite gathering place for pre- and post-dinner conversation and drinks. Bar service includes a full selection of fine wines, mixed drinks, and premium spirits. Enjoy live performances of professional full-stage musicals, classical soloists, bands and other forms of entertainment in a cabaret nightclub with a full bar and cozy tables. Each cruise has as many as three distinctly different shows while on board. Azamara’s famous Evening Under the Stars party and buffet, held at least once on every cruise is always rated as of the guest’s highlights. Colorful décor and linen-draped tables, a fabulous buffet feast, and boutique wines on the house make this an event like no other. Dance late into the night as the live band kicks in after dinner. Wearing white is optional, but encouraged. The Casino will keep you entertained with blackjack, roulette, slot machines, and three-card poker games. Group and individual gaming lessons are offered at no charge and a great way to learn gaming strategy! For Sports fan, the Spirits bar adjacent to the Casino features a flat-screen TV and full bar, making it a very pleasant place to keep up with your favorite teams.
On Board Activities
  • Treat yourself to health, beauty, and restorative treatments in the all new Sanctum Spa. With a focus on wellness and vigor, the relaxing spa can provide you an oceanfront massage, a quick manicure teeth whitening, barber services, or even a healing acupuncture treatment. The well-equipped Fitness Center filled with lifecycles, treadmills, stair-steppers and weights will help you maintain your body despite the delicious dining on board. There are complimentary group classes like sunset yoga on the deck, Pilates, cycling, core workouts, and nutrition classes. You also have the option of working with certified personal trainers who will help you develop a customized workout plan and lead you through individualized instruction. The beautiful library on board is known as the Drawing Room. The library is one of the quiet jewels of Azamara, a peaceful and beautifully appointed space for reading or relaxing after dinner. Browse the collection and feel free to borrow the library books or simply relax in the tranquil atmosphere. For on board shopping You’ll find a tasteful collection of merchandise and beautiful jewelry and watches in four on board stores. The daily news will outline specials and one-time offers that make shopping even more fun. The Photo Stop has camera supplies that can be purchased and displays photos available of the previous day’s events, taken by the ship’s roving photographer.
Inclusive Amenities for All Guests
  • Selected standard spirits, international beers and wines
  • Gratities
  • Bottled water, soft drinks, specialty coffees and teas
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shuttle service to and from port communities, where available
  • Concierge services for personal guidance and reservations

The Ship

Your boutique hotel at sea, the Azamara Quest® is a mid-sized ship with a deck plan that’s intimate but never crowded, and offers everything modern voyagers are looking for—plus some unexpected extras. Across the fleet, our authentic service goes beyond the expectations of even the most well-traveled cruisers. Friendly and approachable, our staff are attentive, and happy to offer everything from poolside service to recommendations for your on-shore exploration. After all, we love sailing the world just as much as you do! Re-imagined staterooms include modern amenities, furnishings, and European linens. Plus the ship features a large number of staterooms and suites with verandas, perfect for starting your day with fresh sea air and stunning views. Add to all of that world-class dining options, spa experiences to relax and refresh, and all-new entertainment offerings, you’ve got an on board experience that’s matched only by the immersive cultural encounters we’ve got in store on shore.

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Itinerary & Schedule

Date Port / Location Arrival Time Departure Time Notes / CME Details
July 12th Southampton, England 5:00 PM
July 13th At Sea 9:00 AM—12:30 PM; 1:30 PM—4:30 PM
July 14th Edinburgh (Leith), Scotland 2:00 PM 8:00 AM—12:00 PM
July 15th Edinburgh (Leith), Scotland
July 16th Edinburgh (Leith), Scotland 11:15 PM
July 17th Dundee, Scotland 5:45 AM
July 18th Dundee, Scotland 6:45 PM
July 19th Invergordon, Scotland 8:00 AM 8:00 PM
July 20th At Sea 9:00 AM—12:00 PM; 1:00 PM—4:15 PM
July 21st Belfast, Northern Ireland 7:00 AM 8:00 PM
July 22nd Glasgow (Greenock), Scotland 7:00 AM 8:30 PM
July 23rd Douglas, Isle Of Man 9:00 AM 9:00 PM
July 24th Dublin, Ireland 7:00 AM
July 25th Dublin, Ireland

Detailed Port Descriptions

Southampton, England

It was the departure point for the Mayflower in 1620, and for the ill-fated Titanic in 1912. The charms of London are not far away, but pray tarry in the south to explore other wonders, including Bath, with its natural hot springs and stunning architecture and the mysterious megaliths of Stonehenge, or venture all the way west to Lands End, and the wild moorlands and pirate haunts of Cornwall.

Edinburgh (Leith), Scotland

To discover Edinburgh, head to its historic heart with a walk down The Royal Mile. At the top, perched above the city, is Edinburgh Castle, home to the crown jewels and sweeping views. At the far end is the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Queen’s official residence when in Scotland. Buildings steeped in history line the route between the two, with most converted into shops, restaurants, and pubs.

Dundee, Scotland, UK

See why Dundee is referred as the City of Discoveries. A golf-lovers paradise, this is the birthplace of the game and the perfect spot to squeeze in a round. It’s also the ideal location to brush up on your naval history with a tour of the HMS Unicorn, a nearly 200-year-old ship from the golden age of sail to life. Afterward, relax by the River Tay and take in the views of Scotland’s hidden gem.

Invergordon, Scotland

A popular port of call, Invergordon combines a superb natural setting of mountains, tumbling waterfalls, rushing rivers, magnificent gardens, and serene lochs—including Loch Ness and its famous resident. Some must-sees include the castles Dunrobin and Cawdor (reportedly Macbeth’s castle), the flower displays of Beauly, Culloden Battlefield, Shin Falls, Inverness, and Glenmorangie Distillery.

Belfast, Northern Ireland

Stroll along the slipways where the Titanic was built and explore a stunning new museum dedicated to the ship's famous, ill-fated journey. Set out from the city and explore the otherworldly landscape of the Giant's Causeway, with its hexagonal natural rock formations. Wet your whistle at the Bushmills distillery or settle into a classic pub for a pint of Guinness.

Glasgow (Greenock), Scotland

Glasgow is a lively and cosmopolitan city, making a name as a vibrant center of 21st century design, set against a background of   exceptional Victorian architecture and state-of-the-art glass towers which house a growing financial services industry. The real Glasgow can be found in the pubs, where everything from the weather to solving the world’s problems are discussed over a pint.

Douglas, Isle Of Man

Take a trip back in time when you arrive in Douglas on the Isle of Man. Horse-drawn trams guide travelers through scenic sea-front streets just as locals have been doing since 1876. Visit medieval fortresses, abandoned castles (haunted by a ghost dog, as the legend goes), and the village of Cregneash, where residents live in authentic thatched cottages that harken back to a bygone era.

Dublin, Ireland

There’s a story waiting around every corner in Dublin. Spend time in Temple Bar and watch the city come alive, take a ghost tour to discover Dracula’s unnerving connection to Dublin, and behold a view you’ll never forget from the Observation Wheel. Of course, no Irish adventure is complete without a trip to the Guinness Storehouse where you’ll learn the history of Ireland’s most popular stout.

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