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14-Night Morocco CME AWAY® Land Tour

Land Tour


From November 22nd, 2022 - December 6th, 2022

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Faculty & CME Details

Dr. Kathryn Giles

Dr. Kathryn Giles



About The Speaker

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. Wojciech Olszynski

Dr. Wojciech Olszynski



About The Speaker

Dr. Olszynski is a well-known clinician, educator, and clinical trial investigator in the field of arthritis, osteoporosis and metabolic bone diseases, as well as immune disorders, since 1989. He completed his medical training at the medical school in Warsaw, Poland and subsequently completed his internal medicine and rheumatology training at the University of Saskatchewan. As founding director of the Saskatoon Osteoporosis Centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan he coordinates a multi-disciplinary centre for the evaluation and management of osteoporosis and other metabolic bone disorders including the regions largest bone density (DXA) laboratory. Dr. Olszynski is the author of many publications and reviews. He actively participates on the Advisory Council for Osteoporosis Canada and as an opinion expert for the International Society of Clinical Densitometry (ISCD). In addition to his busy practice at Rheumatology Associates of Saskatoon, he also serves as Clinical Professor of the Department of Medicine with involvement in under-and-post-graduate teaching. He was recently appointed as the Director of the Competence by Design Committee of the Division of Rheumatology at the University of Saskatchewan. Dr. Olszynski is a member of many international professional associations as well as the 2007 Gold Medal recipient of the Albert Schweitzer World Academy of Medicine Award for Humanity and Medicine. He has also been inaugurated as the Honorary Consul for the Republic of Poland in Saskatchewan.

CME Topics

Sea Courses is pleased to invite you to a 14-Day Land Tour CME Program in Morocco. Dr. Kathryn Giles & Dr. Wojciech Olszynski have collaborated to develop a CME program that will be highly interactive with many opportunities to ask questions. The topics will be of relevance to family physicians, specialists and allied health professionals. Dr. Giles will concentrate on various aspects of neurology including headaches, dementia, concussions, Seizure disorders and the Neurological Exam. Dr. Olszynski will discuss various rheumatological conditions including RA, OA, Osteoporosis, Gout, Spondyloarthropathies, Joint injections and how Covid affects Rheumatological conditions. Drs Giles and Olszynski are very much looking forward to seeing you in Morocco!  

Dr. Giles

  • Practical Approach to the Neurologic History and Examination
  • Pearls in the Diagnosis and Management of Headache
  • Concussion: Approach to Diagnosis, Management and Return to “Play”
  • Epilepsy Essentials
  • Parkinson’s Primer
  • Dementia Demystified
  • “My Feet Hurt”: A Practical Approach to Neuropathy
  • Video Cases in Neurology

Dr. Olszynski

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis for Primary Care Physicians
  • Spondyloarthropathy for Primary Care Physicians
  • Cardiovascular Risks in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis for Primary Care Physicians
  • Osteoporosis – Treat to Target approach – Are we at this Stage?
  • Osteoporosis Drug Holiday
  • Gout - An Old Disease with New Faces
  • Crystal Arthropathies – Other than Gout
  • Joint Injections – How, When & What to Inject
  • COVID-19 and Rheumatology

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 January 1st, 1970 Book After January 1st, 1970
FP $1195 $1345
Specialist $1195 $1345
Resident, Retired, NP, RN, PA, Other $995 $1145

Venue Information

Morocco, known as the land of the distant sunset, is bound to charm the most demanding of travellers. From storytellers to snake charmers, from Berber artists to contemporary fashion designers, the Kingdom of Morocco opens its heart to anyone who will listen, wander through its streets and grab one of the outstretched hands.

Nonstop roundtrip airfare options available from Montreal to Casablanca on Air Canada.

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Additional Noteworthy Features

Tour Includes:
  • 14 nights of accommodations, with breakfast daily
  • 8 dinners and 3 lunches, as per itinerary
  • Drink package included at all restaurants - wine, water, tea, coffee
  • 11 days of touring in a private, air-conditioned bus with a licensed, English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees, as per itinerary
  • Sunrise camel trek in the Sahara Desert
  • Private group transfers, as per the itinerary
  • Unlimited bottled water on the bus
  • Baggage handling at airports and hotels
  • Service fees and local taxes
  • Tips for driver, guide, restaurants and hotels. Any additional tips are at your own discretion.
  • Personal headsets while touring

Tour Excludes:

  • Meals except where indicated
  • Drinks of any kind at lunches and dinners, unless otherwise noted
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance, highly recommended


Barceló Anfa, Casablanca

  • The Barceló Anfa Casablanca is located in the very heart of Casablanca, the economic hub of Morocco. With an Art Deco design reflected in its colours, geometric patterns and warm materials, the hotel is perfectly aligned with the cosmopolitan atmosphere of the region.
Hotel Sahrai, Fes
  • Hotel Sahrai embraces the lifestyle of today’s travelers and offers enriching and unique experiences in the heart of Fez. The five-star Hotel Sahrai, designed by the architect and designer Christophe Pillet, enjoys spectacular views of the largest medina in the Arab world, taking in twelve centuries of the city’s history in one fell swoop. An alternative to the shady isolation of the riads and the impersonal feel of the big resorts, its architecture on a human scale is a combination of tradition and contemporary style.
The Berbère Palace, Ouarzazate
  • Built in 1991, Le Berbère Palace opens the doors to the desert and its captivating landscapes. In a sumptuous and colorful decor inspired by the local architecture of the Ksours and Kasbahs, it proudly displays its exterior walls covered with adobe evoking the buildings of the region. Ouarzazate is an essential step to access the desert; which makes it the destination of choice for all adventurers and nature lovers. It is also a destination which responds perfectly to family vacations; a peaceful city, where it is good to walk, a region that promises tranquility and escape.
Les Jardins de la Koutoubia
  • In the heart of the Medina of a thousand and one scents and colors of Marrakech, very close to the legendary Jemaâ el Fna square, established in the freshness of the walls of Riad Ouarzazi dating from the 13th century, Les Jardins de la Koutoubia is a prestigious establishment appreciated for the quality of its service, a luxurious Spa and the diversity of its table.
Click here to watch an exciting video about Morocco!

Itinerary & Schedule

Date Location Notes / CME Details
November 22nd Casablanca Arrival Day
November 23rd Casablanca
November 24th 7:30 am—8:30 am; 2:30 pm—6:30 pm
November 25th Fes
November 26th Fes 3:00 pm—6:00 pm
November 27th Merzouga / Berber Camp 3:00 pm—6:00 pm
November 28th Ouarzazate
November 29th Marrakech
November 30th Marrakech
December 1st Marrakech 8:00 am—12:15 pm
December 2nd Marrakech
December 3rd Marrakech
December 4th Marrakech/Casablanca
December 5th Casablanca 8:30 am—12:00 pm
December 6th Casablanca Departure Day

Pre-And-Post Trip Information

There are no Sea Courses pre or post tours for this CME AWAY. Please click here to design your own!

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Burlington, Ontario, L7N 3N1

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