Symposia at Sea: Practical GI Pathology: From the Panama Canal to the Anal Canal and Back Again

12/09/18 - 12/19/18
Caribbean Princess | Ft. Lauderdale, FL

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 12.0

Category A CE Credits:

PATHC18P
Book by August 11, 2018
$995.00 per person - per symposium
Early registration is strongly suggested.

MUST reserve cruise through Professional Travel PRIOR to registration.

Call (813)806-1050 direct, Monday - Friday 8:30 - 5:00 PM EST.


Non-US Residents - register for cruise symposia ONLY through Professional Travel via email at: travel@edusymp.com. HNIC17
Cruise Itinerary

Day Port/Date Arrive Depart
1 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Sunday, December 9
  4:00 PM
       
2 At Sea
Monday, December 10
   
       
3 Falmouth, Jamaica
Tuesday, December 11
12:00 PM 8:00 PM
       
4 At Sea
Wednesday, December 12
   
       
5 Cartagena, Colombia
Thursday,  December 13
6:30 AM 12:30 PM
       
6 Panama Canal
Friday, December 14
5:00 AM 3:30 PM
       
6 Cristobal, Panama
Friday, December 14
4:00 PM 8:30 PM
       
7 Limon, Costa Rica
Saturday, December 15
8:00 AM 5:00 PM
       
8 At Sea
Sunday, December 16
   
       
9 Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Monday, December 17
7:00 AM 3:00 PM
       
10 At Sea
Tuesday, December 18
   
       
11 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Wednesday, December 19
7:00 AM  

About The Meeting
This seminar is designed to provide a practical review of current topics in gastrointestinal pathology. Dr. Joel Greenson will discuss basic to advanced topics, pitfalls and pearls to gastrointestinal pathology diagnosis. Topics will range from infectious and inflammatory conditions of the gut to molecular testing in colon cancer.

Target Audience
This CME activity is primarily intended and designed to educate pathologists

Educational Objectives
Attendees should, at the completion of this course, be able to:
  • Recognize a wide variety of types of esophagitis.
  • Know the differential diagnosis of small bowel biopsies with increased intraepithelial lymphocytes.
  • Recognize different types of gastritis and whether they predispose to neoplasia.
  • Be aware of the different types of drug-induced injury to the gut.
  • Be aware of unusual types of colitis as well as classic forms.
  • Recognize various types of syndromic and sporadic polyps of the gut.
  • Discuss the grading scheme for dysplasia in Barrett’s mucosa and IBD.
  • Develop an approach to gastrointestinal mesenchymal lesions.
  • Describe endocrine tumors of the gut and how to grade them.
  • Identify a wide variety of infectious pathogens of the gut.
No special educational preparation is required for this CME activity.

Course Organization
This program is planned and organized by Educational Symposia, a leader in continuing medical education since 1975.

Acknowledgement
Educational Symposia appreciates our corporate supporters and exhibitors. A list of industry supporters will be provided and acknowledged at the meeting.

Registration Information
Early registration is strongly suggested. Tuition includes a comprehensive downloadable electronic course syllabus. Meeting Cancellations must be received in writing prior to September 25, 2018. A $50 processing fee will be applied to all cancellations. Refunds requested in writing prior to September 25, 2018 will be issued for the amount of tuition paid less the $50 processing fee. No refunds will be made on or after this date.

Scientific Sponsor
Educational Symposia
Accreditation

Physicians: Educational Symposia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Educational Symposia designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Joel K. Greenson, M.D.
Director of GI Pathology
Professor of Pathology
University of Michigan Medical Center
Ann Arbor, MI
MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2018
   
9:00 – 9:05 AM Welcome and Announcements
   
9:05 – 10:00 Esophagitis is a Pain in the Neck
   
10:00 – 10:50 Gastritis Turns My Stomach
   
10:50 – 11:45 How Not to Sprue Up a Small Bowel Biopsy
   
11:45 – 12:00 PM Question and Answer Session
   
12:00 – 2:00 Lunch Break
   
2:00 – 3:00 Colitis is a Pain in the Butt
   
3:00 – 4:00 Drugs and the GI Tract (What is that baby aspirin really doing to me?)
   
4:00 End of Session
   
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2018
   
9:00 – 9:45 AM Grading GI Tract Dysplasia: Should you try this at home?
   
9:45 – 10:30 GISTs and Other Spindly Things
   
10:30 – 11:10 Endocrine Tumors, Do I Really Have to Count 1000 Cells on My Ki-67?
   
11:10 – 11:50 Miscellaneous Stuff You Need to Know Part 1
   
11:50 – 12:00 PM Question and Answer Session
   
12:00 – 2:00 Lunch Break
   
2:00 – 3:00 Polyps and the Syndromes They Belong To
   
3:00 – 4:00 Molecular Pathology of Colon Cancer: What a Surgical Pathologist Needs to Know
   
4:00 End of Session
   
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2018
   
10:00 - 10:40 AM Infections of the Gut Part 1
   
10:40 – 11:20 Infections of the Gut Part 2
   
11:20 – 11:50 Miscellaneous Stuff You Need to Know Part 2
   
11:50 – 12:00 PM Question and Answer Session - Closing Remarks
   
12:00 End of Course
   
 
ABOUT CARIBBEAN PRINCESS

  • Three pools, plus two hot tubs and a Lap Pool.
  • Two specialty restaurants; an Italian specialty restaurant, Sabatini’s (charge) and Crown Grill Steakhouse (charge) specializing in steaks and seafood. Reservations are suggested.
  • With Princess, young kids and teens have their own kind of fun and their own fully equipped place to hang out.
  • Sanctuary (adults only) – Serenity Stewards attend to every need (refreshing drinks and healthy snacks - $15 pp for each period); Private VIP Cabanas.
  • 24 hour Internet Café (wireless access available).

Must reserve cruise through Professional Travel. Please call: (813)806-1050 direct, Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM EST. Non-U.S. Residents - register for cruise symposia ONLY through Professional Travel via email at: travel@edusymp.com.

Cruise Itinerary
Day Port/Date Arrive Depart
1 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Sunday, December 9
  4:00 PM
       
2 At Sea
Monday, December 10
   
       
3 Falmouth, Jamaica
Tuesday, December 11
12:00 PM 8:00 PM
       
4 At Sea
Wednesday, December 12
   
       
5 Cartagena, Colombia
Thursday,  December 13
6:30 AM 12:30 PM
       
6 Panama Canal
Friday, December 14
5:00 AM 3:30 PM
       
6 Cristobal, Panama
Friday, December 14
4:00 PM 8:30 PM
       
7 Limon, Costa Rica
Saturday, December 15
8:00 AM 5:00 PM
       
8 At Sea
Sunday, December 16
   
       
9 Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Monday, December 17
7:00 AM 3:00 PM
       
10 At Sea
Tuesday, December 18
   
       
11 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Wednesday, December 19
7:00 AM  

Caribbean Princess Staterooms

MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, PARTICULARLY FOR TRIPLE OR QUAD STATEROOMS, AS STATEROOMS MAY SELL OUT PRIOR TO THE CUT OFF DATE OF August 11, 2018. After this date, reservations will be accepted on a space/rate available basis. CRUISE LINE WILL HONOR THEIR LOWEST RATES FOR OUR GROUP. Additional cabin types/categories may be available; please ask at time of reservation.

To view cabin layouts and deck plans, please visit www.princesscruises.com. Select “Learn About Princess Cruises listed in the top navigational bar, then “Cruise Ships”, then select “Caribbean Princess”.

Prices Below are per person for US/Canadian Residents Only. All staterooms include: Queen or two twin beds, color TV, phone, spacious closet and bathroom with shower.

Deck 5
Standard Oceanview
170 sq. ft.
 
Starting at $1,444 pp
Small picture window

Decks 10, 11 & 12
Standard Oceanview with Balcony
220 sq. ft. (with balcony)
Starting at $2,049 pp
Floor to ceiling windows.

Deck 9
Mini Suite with Balcony
320 sq. ft. 
Starting at $2,559 pp
Queen or two twin beds and sofa bed, Welcome glass of champagne. Floor to celing windows, private balcony, separate seating area, two color televisions, spacious closet, phone, and bathroom with full bathtub.

Cruise Registration
Deposits: 20% of the total per person cruise fare is required. All deposits are due to Princess Cruises at time of booking. Final payment is due 75 days prior to departure. Transfers: Transfers are not included. Guests can purchase transfers through Princess Cruises at a nominal fee. Roundtrip transfer cost from Ft. Lauderdale airport to pier is $38.00 per person. Guests purchasing transfers that have made their own air arrangements need to provide their air itinerary to Princess Cruises at least 35 days prior to sailing. Cancellations: All cancellations received before September 25, 2018 will receive a full refund of amounts already paid to Princess Cruises. Refunds will be made to the guests through Professional Travel. PLEASE NOTE: After August 11, 2018 group rates and cabin categories are subject to limited availability.

Travel Insurance: Travel insurance is highly recommended. Princess Cruises offers a cruise protection program. If you prefer alternate travel insurance options, you may call: Travel Guard (800) 826-4919 www.travelguard.com, TravelEx Insurance (800) 228-9792 www.travelex-insurance.com, InsureMyTrip (800) 487-4722 www.insuremytrip.com.

Name Change(s): Princess Cruises does not permit name changes. Booking must be cancelled and new guest(s) rebooked.

Passports: Passport requirements have changed. For up to date information about travel please refer to: http://www.travel.state.gov/passport Princess Cruises requests ALL guests to carry a passport valid for six months after the end of the cruise.

$365.00 port fees/taxes and $38.00 round-trip transfers are per person and separate charges. There are no special fares for children. Port fees/taxes and fuel surcharge are subject to implementation or change.