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Selected Topics in Gynecology Update
Co-Sponsored with School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook

Norwegian Cruise Lines's Stupendous Norwegian Epic
NCL's Norwegian Epic

Western Mediterranean Cruise Conference
from Barcelona, Spain
June 10-17, 2012

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
Course Fee Physicians $695
All Others - Course Fee $450
BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.
Course Fee Cancellation Policy
30 days or more - None; 7-29 days - 50%; less than 7 days - 100%

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the University at Sea® meeting group through University at Sea® at 800-926-3775 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
Todd R. Griffin, M.D., FACOG, Chief Medical Officer, Clinical Associate Professor, Fellowship Director Minimally Invasive and Robotic GYN Surgery

Dr. Todd Griffin is the Chief Medical Officer of Stony Brook University Hospital. He assumed this position July 1, 2009. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of Rochester, received his medical degree from Stony Brook University School of Medicine and continued his training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at SBUMC, completing a residency and chief residency. He went on to serve as a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy before returning to Stony Brook. He is a Fellow in the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology and a member of numerous national societies including the Society for Laparoscopic Surgeons, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, and the Association of Professors in Gynecology and Obstetrics. Dr Griffin specializes in Minimally Invasive and Robotic Gyn Surgery (MIS). He is a Former Residency Program Director and is currently the Fellowship Director for MIS. Dr. Griffin has served as an Oral Board Examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology since 2007. He has received a number of different local and national awards and he was one of a team at SBUMC who received the prestigious Ellison Pierce Safety Award from the American Society of Anesthesiology for their work on Simulation for the Management of Obstetrical Hemorrhage. He was also the recipient of Stony Brook University School of Medicine's highest teaching award, the Aesculapius Award.

Dr. Griffin is dedicated to quality patient care, patient safety, and making Stony Brook a high reliability organization.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
The information will be relevant to a wide variety of practitioners, including family medicine, internists, pediatricians and surgeons.
Program Purpose / Objectives
This seminar will review and update medical providers on selected topics which impact the female patient. Medical and technologic advances, as they pertain to the gynecologic patient, will be discussed. Emphasis will be placed on common office problems, e.g. infertility, ovarian failure, stress urinary incontinence, uterine fibroids and endometriosis. The series will be clinically oriented, but will include basic pathophysiology as well as new technologic advances as they pertain to the gynecologic patient.
Program June 10
2:30-3:30pm Infertility
3:30-4:30pm Assisted Reproductive Technologies
4:30-5:30pm Fertility Preservation

June 11
8:00-10:00am Normal and Abnormal Sexual Development
10:00-11:00am Premature Ovarian Failure
11:00-12:00pm Endometriosis
1:00-2:00pm Obstetrical Hemorrhage
2:00-3:00pm Stress Urinary Incontinence
3:00-4:00pm Pelvic Organ Prolapse
4:00-5:00pm Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

June 16
3:30-4:30pm Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasic and HPV
4:30-5:30pm Medical and Surgical Approach to Uterine Fibroids
5:30-6:30pm Illustrative Case Studies
Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to describe current recommendations in the care of the female patient including: evaluation and treatment of patients with infertility, ovarian failure and uterine anomalies, evaluation and treatment of patients with an abnormal pap smear, dysfunctional uterine bleeding or genital prolapse.
Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ANCC Accredited Continuing Nursing Education
Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea or ANCC of any commercial products displayed or used with an activity.

Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
Cruise Itinerary
Sun Jun 10
Barcelona, Spain
Lectures 1:30-5:30pm
Mon Jun 11
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 8:00am-12noon; 1:00-5:00pm
Tue Jun 12
Naples (Capri), Italy
Wed Jun 13
Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy
Thu Jun 14
Livorno (Florence/Pisa), Italy
Fri Jun 15
Cannes, France
Sat Jun 16
Provence (Marseille), France
Lectures 3:30-6:30pm
Sun Jun 17
Barcelona, Spain

Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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