Symposia at Sea: A Practical Review of Soft Tissue Tumor and Gastrointestinal Pathology Inside Passage with Glacier Bay aboard the Ruby Princess

08/05/17 - 08/12/17
Ruby Princess | Seattle, WA

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 12.0

Category A CE Credits:

Book by March 28, 2017
$895.00 per person - per symposium
Early registration is strongly suggested.

MUST reserve cruise through Professional Travel PRIOR to registration.

Call (800)237-7230 (toll free U.S. & Canada) or (813)806-1050 direct; Monday - Friday 8:30 - 5:00 PM EST. PATHC17A


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

Cruise Itinerary

Day Port/Date Arrive Depart
1 Seattle, Washington
Saturday, August 5
  4:00 PM
       
2 At Sea
Sunday, August 6
   
       
3 Juneau, Alaska
Monday, August 7
11:00 AM 10:00 PM
       
4 Skagway, Alaska
Tuesday, August 8
6:00 AM 8:15 PM
       
5 Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska (Scenic Cruising)
Wednesday, August 9
6:00 AM 3:00 PM
       
6 Ketchikan, Alaska
Thursday, August 10
7:00 AM 1:00 PM
       
7 Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Friday, August 11
7:00 PM 11:59 PM
       
8 Seattle, Washington
Saturday, August 12
7:00 AM  


PATHC17A
About The Meeting
This seminar is designed to provide a practical yet comprehensive review of soft tissue and gastrointestinal pathology. Basic to advanced techniques, pearls and pitfalls to pathology diagnosis and the advantages of using ancillary diagnostic methods (especially immunohistochemistry) will be discussed.

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:
  • Apply a pattern-based approach to the differential diagnosis of soft tissue tumors.
  • Utilize immunohistochemistry for accurate diagnosis of soft tissue tumors.
  • Discuss the differential diagnosis of cutaneous spindle cell tumors.
  • Describe the evolution of immunohistochemistry for soft tissue tumors.
  • Recognize histologic and genetic subtypes of gastrointestinal stromal tumors.
  • More accurately diagnose colorectal polyps.
  • Discuss the clinical and pathologic features of hereditary colon cancer predisposition syndromes.
  • Utilize immunohistochemistry to diagnose carcinomas of unknown primary.
  • Apply immunohistochemistry for the diagnosis of gastrointestinal lymphomas.
No special educational preparation is required for this CME activity.

Course Organization
This program is planned and organized by Educational Symposia, the leader in diagnostic imaging education since 1975.


Acknowledgement
Educational Symposia has received no corporate support for this symposium.


Registration Information
Early registration is strongly suggested. Tuition includes a comprehensive downloadable electronic course syllabus. Meeting Cancellations must be received in writing prior to May 22, 2017. A $50 processing fee will be applied to all cancellations. Refunds requested in writing prior to May 22, 2017 will be issued for the amount of tuition paid less the $50 processing fee. No refunds will be made on or after that 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.
Jason L. Hornick, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of Surgical Pathology
Director, Immunohistochemistry Laboratory
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
SUNDAY, AUGUST 6, 2017
   
9:00 – 10:00 AM The Most Common Spindle Cell Tumors of Deep Soft Tissue: Differential Diagnosis and Best Markers
   
10:00 – 10:45 An Approach to Epithelioid Soft Tissue Tumors
   
10:45 – 11:30 Subclassification of Pleomorphic Sarcomas: How and Why Should We Care?
   
11:30 – 1:30 Lunch Break on Your Own
   
1:30 – 2:15 Differential Diagnosis of Cutaneous Spindle Cell Tumors
   
2:15 – 3:00 Soft Tissue Tumors of the Head and Neck: Virtual Slide Seminar
   
3:00 – 3:45 The Evolution of Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry for Soft Tissue Tumors: From Differentiation to Molecular Genetics
   
3:45 – 4:00 Question and Answer Session
   
4:00 End of Session
   
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2017
   
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors: An Update
   
3:00 – 3:45 Mesenchymal Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract (other than GIST)
   
3:45 – 4:00 Question and Answer Session
   
4:00 End of Session
   
FRIDAY, AUGUST 11, 2017
   
9:00 – 10:00 AM Colorectal Polyps: A Practical Approach
   
10:00 – 11:00 Hereditary Colon Cancer Predisposition Syndromes: What Do We Need to Know?
   
11:00 – 11:30 Question and Answer Session/Case Review
   
11:30 – 1:30 PM Lunch Break on Your Own
   
1:30 – 2:30 Metastatic Carcinoma of Unknown Primary: Diagnostic Approach Using Immunohistochemistry
   
2:30 – 3:30 Gastrointestinal Lymphomas: A Review for the Surgical Pathologist
   
3:30 – 4:00 Question and Answer Session/Case Review
   
4:00 PM End of Course
   
  Topics & faculty subject to change

ABOUT RUBY PRINCESS

  • The Sanctuary, Lotus Spa, with fitness center and four pools (plus seven hot tubs).
  • Anytime dining options are available in the three main dining rooms.
  • Two specialty restaurants; SHARE by Curtis Stone (charge) and Crown Grill (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.
  • Nine-hole putting course (Princess Links)
  • 24 hour Internet Café (wireless access available)
  • World-class art collection, gallery and auctions.

Must reserve cruise through Professional Travel. Please call: 800-237-7230 (toll free U.S. & Canada) or (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 Seattle, Washington
Saturday, August 5
  4:00 PM
       
2 At Sea
Sunday, August 6
   
       
3 Juneau, Alaska
Monday, August 7
11:00 AM 10:00 PM
       
4 Skagway, Alaska
Tuesday, August 8
6:00 AM 8:15 PM
       
5 Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska (Scenic Cruising)
Wednesday, August 9
6:00 AM 3:00 PM
       
6 Ketchikan, Alaska
Thursday, August 10
7:00 AM 1:00 PM
       
7 Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Friday, August 11
7:00 PM 11:59 PM
       
8 Seattle, Washington
Saturday, August 12
7:00 AM  

Ruby Princess Staterooms

Make your reservations as soon as possible as staterooms may sell out prior to the cut off date of March 28, 2017. 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 “Ruby 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.

Decks 15, 14, 12, 11, 10, 9 & 8
Inside Stateroom
162 sq. ft.
 
Starting at $1,099 pp

Decks 8 & 5
Deluxe Oceanview (no balcony)
179 sq. ft. 
Starting at $1,649 pp

Decks 15, 14, 12, 11, 10, 9 & 8
Deluxe Oceanview with Balcony
231 sq. ft. 
Starting at $1,999 pp

Deck 9 & 8
Mini Suite Stateroom with Balcony
323 sq. ft. 
Starting at $2,249 pp
Queen or two twin beds and a sofa bed. Welcome glass of champagne. Floor to ceilings 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 Seattle airport to pier is $48.00 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. Cruise Cancellations: ALL CANCELLATIONS RECEIVED BEFOR MAY 22, 2017 will receive a full refund of amounts already paid to Princess Cruises. Refunds will be made to the guests through Professional Travel.

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.

$220.00 port fees/taxes and $48.00 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.