CME/CE Lecture Seminars for Medical, Dental, Nursing and Allied Healthcare Professionals
This Seminar is planned for 12 Continuing Education Credit Hours
CME/CE credits, Certificates of Completion and possible tax deductible guidelines will be provided for registered Professional Seminar attendees
Certificates of Attendance will be provided for ALL registered seminar participants
Healthcare professionals in North America are currently faced with the challenge of both treating and preventing the ever-increasing incidence of chronic diseases such as Obesity, Diabetes and Cardiovascular disease.
The same holds true for community healthcare practitioners in French Polynesia, with additional budgetary, resource and delivery challenges. They are experiencing similar epidemiological transitions where communicable diseases are decreasing while non-communicable diseases are increasing. Confronting the challenges of providing quality patient care in the face of limited budgets and resources that impact healthcare delivery and access, is fast becoming a global issue for healthcare practitioners.
Now, more than ever, it is important for healthcare professionals to collaborate with colleagues and global counterparts to gain cross-cultural perspectives and updates in the treatment and prevention of disease. By design, this program offers opportunities for medical professionals to compare and contrast current best practices to provide quality patient care and outcomes in their own professional setting.
In-Country Healthcare Topics Include:
NOTE: In addition to the above planned in-country topics, Distinguished PES Guest Speakers present current healthcare topics relating to their practice specialties in medicine, dentistry, nursing and allied health.
Seminar Title: “Sleep – As Important as Diet and Exercise and a lot Easier”
Dr. Pell Ann Wardrop is the medical director of the St. Joseph Sleep Wellness Center in Lexington, Kentucky. During her 20 years as a general otolaryngologist with a multispecialty group in Lexington, Kentucky, Dr. Wardrop pursued additional training in sleep medicine. She was board certified by the American Board of Sleep Medicine in 2003 and the American Board of Otolaryngology in the subspecialty of sleep medicine in 2008.
Seminar Titles: “Diagnosis and Therapeutic Management of Orofacial Disease and Pain Syndromes” and “Perspectives Regarding Contemporary Endodontic Therapy and the Predictors of Treatment Outcome and Complications”
Dr. Peter Fotos is a native of Maysville, Kentucky, having graduated from West Virginia University School of Dentistry in 1978, and interned at Miami Valley Hospital at Dayton, Ohio. Following 16 years of teaching dentistry at West Virginia University and at the University of Iowa, he completed his residency training in Endodontics at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry.
He also holds Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, and has extensive experience in the diagnosis and therapeutic management of dental and facial pain. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine, a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and the International College of Dentists, and a member of the American Association of Endodontics, OKU Dental and SX Science Honorary Societies.
Seminar Titles: ‘What Women Want: Service Standards in Breast Imaging” and “Mammography: Screening Rationale and Diagnostic Work Up”
Dr. Ann Swinford, MD, FACR is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine in Royal Oak, Michigan. She has specialized in Breast Imaging since 1997 and is dedicated to bringing high quality, compassionate, timely care to her patients. She did her Radiology Residency and Women’s Imaging Fellowship at the University of Michigan and she received her medical degree from Michigan State University. She is married to Mo El-Fouly, MD, PhD who is in solo pediatric practice and they have two Siamese cats.
Seminar Titles: “ADHD-The Curse Across Generations”
Dr. Mohamed El-Fouly is a Board-Certified Pediatrician in Brighton, Michigan and is in solo pediatric practice at Dr. Mo Pediatric Center. He received his medical degree from University of Alexandria Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.
Dr. Mo Pediatric Center is part of Dr. Mo Pediatric Health System in Brighton, Michigan. The Center offers medical services to infants, children, adolescents and young adults with the same excellence in personalized care you have come to expect from Dr. Mo El-Fouly. Services include sick visits, health maintenance exams, sports physicals in addition to pediatric and parenting consultation as well as free prenatal visits.
PES Mission Statement
Our mission is to provide quality global CE/CME programs for healthcare professionals, catalyzing opportunities for collaboration with national and international colleagues, while fostering cross-cultural perspectives and partnerships in healthcare education and the delivery of quality patient care.
Our goal is to provide unparalleled CE/CME travel opportunities for healthcare professionals that combine their most passionate destination desires with their educational goals, fostering exceptional learning experiences, friendships and connections with national and international colleagues.
• Assure that healthcare education programs provide best practice models reflecting current issues in medicine and healthcare for providing quality patient care
• Provide professional educational exchanges with international colleagues, healthcare educational organizations and clinics to gain cross-cultural perspectives and updates in the treatment and prevention of disease
• Allow medical/healthcare professionals to compare and contrast current best practices in medical/healthcare delivery to provide quality patient outcomes in their own professional setting
Keep abreast of rapid expansion of medical knowledge and current best practice models on multiple topics to facilitate change and thus provide continually excellent patient care.
Continuing Education Recognition Awards offered for healthcare professionals on this PES Program include:
Physicians: Programs are reviewed by the American Academy of Family Physicians for a minimum of 12 Prescribed Credit Hours. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s) toward the AMA Physician Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.
Dentists: The Professional Education Society is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
The Professional Education Society designates this activity for a minimum of 12 continuing education credits.
Nurses: The Professional Education Society is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 5428, for up to 12 contact hours. Although the California Board of Registered Nursing does not approve individual continuing education courses, providers are required by law to be approved by the Board. Reciprocity for continuing education hours for nurses is available in most states. Please check with your regulation board regarding requirements.
For Other Healthcare Professionals: Certificates of Attendance are issued to all participants attending credit sessions and can be submitted for credit approval to their professional board. In order to receive a Certificate of Attendance, registrants must sign-in, attend the programs and complete a program evaluation.
Tax Deduction: This healthcare seminar has been designed to comply with current IRS convention rules and deductibility requirements under Code Section 274(h)(1) as directly related to the conduct of the attendee’s profession and meeting the reasonableness standard of the foreign seminar rules. The formal meetings will be scheduled with lectures and discussions. Seminars in conference rooms, clinics or hospitals will be conducted by in-country speakers as well as distinguished faculty of the Professional Education Society.
Documentation verifying the scheduling dates, locations, hours of attendance, certificate of participation, and appropriate certificate of continuing medical, dental or nursing education will be provided at the completion of the conference. Tax deductible benefits are not guaranteed and we recommend that every attendee should consult with their Tax Consultant about their Individual situation to determine the appropriate amount and reporting of deductible expenses.
Paul Gauguin Cruises offers small luxury cruises to the idyllic destinations in Tahiti, French Polynesia, and the South Pacific.
Designed specifically to sail French Polynesia’s lagoons, the renowned m/s Paul Gauguin is the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury ship in the South Pacific. No other luxury vessel in history has offered this level of single-destination focus and expertise on a year-round basis for such an extended period of time.
Paul Gauguin Cruises is known for exceptional service that is distinguished by Polynesian hospitality and by one of the highest crew-to-guest ratios at sea. The ship features spacious ocean view accommodations including balconies in select stateroom categories, gourmet dining inspired by one of the top chefs in Paris, a lavish spa with signature treatments, expansive deck space and pool, a fitness center, a boutique, and a lounge with live entertainment. The Gauguin also offers a watersports marina for kayaking, windsurfing, paddleboarding, and PADI SCUBA diving programs.
Discover your own island inspiration in the destination that enchanted painter Paul Gauguin, author James A. Michener, and countless others. In one wonderful week, you’ll explore the best of the South Pacific, with stops in lush Huahine, beautiful Bora Bora, and postcard-perfect Moorea. Once you’ve made these islands your home—even if just for a week—they’ll always be calling for you to return.
Included in rates:
|November 4||Saturday||Papeete, Tahiti||Embarkation begins at 3:00pm||11:55pm|
|November 5||Sunday||Huahine, Society Islands||8:00am||5:00pm|
|November 6||Monday||Taha’a, Society Islands||8:00am||5:00pm|
|November 7||Tuesday||Bora Bora, French Polynesia||8:00am|
|November 8||Wednesday||Bora Bora, French Polynesia||5:00pm|
|November 9||Thursday||Moorea, Society Islands||8:00am|
|November 10||Friday||Moorea, Society Islands
|November 11||Saturday||Papeete, Tahiti||8:00am|
Designed specifically to glide through the shallow seas of the South Pacific, The Gauguin is the flagship of Paul Gauguin Cruises and a small-ship cruiser’s dream. She delivers travelers to intimate ports inaccessible to larger cruise ships, all the while providing an onboard experience that is nothing short of luxurious.
Enjoy a choice of spacious suites and staterooms (more than 70% with private balconies), an onboard watersports marina, three dining venues, an extensive spa, and five-star service. All staterooms have a queen-size bed (a limited number can have twin-bed configuration), bathroom with full-size bathtub and shower, bathrobes, slippers, hair dryer, TV, CD/DVD player, personal safe, refrigerator stocked with soft drinks, and more. There is one wheelchair-accessible stateroom, and select staterooms can accommodate three guests.
* Price per person based on a double occupancy
** All single fares are capacity controlled by Paul Gauguin and subject to change
Airport: Los Angeles (LAX)
Departs: November 4, 2017 – Papeete, Tahiti
Returns: November 11, 2017 – Papeete, Tahiti
Air is included round-trip Los Angeles. PES will book your arrangements to/from Los Angeles for a $75 service fee, or you may choose to handle your own reservation.
Capacity: 332 guests
Crew-to-Guest Ratio: 1:1.5, one of the highest of any luxury cruise ship
Officers: European and International
Shipyard: Chantiers de l’Atlantique (Saint Nazaire, France)
Length: 504 feet
Width: 72 feet
Draft: 17.1 feet
Tonnage: 19,200 tons
Maximum speed: 18 knots
Passenger decks: 7
Call letters: C6TH9
Propulsion System: Diesel electric
Penalties apply to the total package per person price which could include: cruise and airfare package, pre/post packages, seminar fees, and extra services. Airfare is non-refundable once purchased. All cancellations must be made in writing to the Professional Education Society and are subject to a $100 per person PES administrative fee.
|From time of deposit until July 7, 2017||$300 per person non-refundable deposit|
|From July 7, 2017 to August 5, 2017||10% loss of total package|
|From August 6, 2017 to September 4, 2017||20% loss of total package|
|From September 5, 2017 to October 4, 2017||50% loss of total package|
|From October 5, 2017 to departure||100% loss of total package|
Cruise: Paul Gauguin Cruises, Airfare and PES booking fees are non-refundable once ticketed. All cancellations must be made in writing to PES. Any payment to Global Tracks and Paul Gauguin Cruises constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out herein, including but not limited to the Cancellation terms.
PES Seminar Fees:
August 1, 2017
*Fares are per person, based on double occupancy and include FREE roundtrip economy class airfare from Los Angeles to Tahiti. Air credit of $1,550 for cruise only. Government fees and taxes are an additional $99 per person.
PES will book your arrangements to/from Los Angeles for a $75 service fee, or you may choose to handle your own reservation.
Single occupancy is available on a limited basis and, subject to availability at the time of reservation. Single fares are capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time.
Third guest in stateroom sails FREE (cruise-only). Limited to staterooms with triple occupancy and is based on availability.
PES will book your arrangements to/from Los Angeles for a $75 service fee, or you may choose to handle your own reservation.
Air deviations can be requested. There is a $100 per person charge along with any fare difference that may apply. The fee of $100 is waived for those booking pre or post packages with Paul Gauguin. Transfers and hotel day-room use are not valid on the dates deviated.
Paul Gauguin Society members receive an additional 5% off the PES Exclusive Rate