Eastern Seaboard Cruise on Crystal: Joint Medical/Dental Symposium Confronting Healthcare Needs

Fall in New England & Southern Charm! Join PES for 14 nights on a close-to-home east coast getaway with overnights in Québec City, Boston, New York City, and Charleston offering more time for exploration, while sailing aboard the all-inclusive and award-winning Crystal Serenity!

Joint Medical/Dental Symposium Confronting Healthcare Needs
CME/CE Lecture Seminars for Medical, Dental, Nursing and Allied Healthcare Professionals

This Seminar is planned for 14 Continuing Education Credit Hours.
CME/CE Professional Seminar Fee: $695
Seminar Attendance Fee: $450

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.

Seminar Overview/Statement of Purpose:
Healthcare practitioners in the United States are currently faced with the challenges of both treating and preventing the ever-increasing incidence of chronic diseases in the US population. The need to adapt best practice models in the context of emerging healthcare reforms impacting patient care delivery and access to care is an important issue for all healthcare practitioners. PES is fortunate to have dental and medical practitioners representing a variety of specialties participating in the CME/CE sessions. PES understands the importance of offering inter-professional healthcare education, allowing colleagues to gain cross-specialty perspectives and updates in the treatment and prevention of disease.

Planned In Country Healthcare Topics Include:
Updates in Medical/Dental Health and Well-Being
Impact of Telemedicine on Healthcare Delivery & Quality Care
Strategies for Improving Community Access to Healthcare
Importance of Cross-Cultural Competence on Patient Outcomes
Dental/Medical Challenges in US Populations
Travel Medicine & Medicine at Sea

PES Distinguished Speakers
***Coming Soon***

West Coast Culinary Themed Cruise: Medical/Dental Health and Well–Being Updates

West Coast Culinary Themed Cruise
Medical/Dental Health and Well–Being Updates
San Diego to Vancouver on Windstar Star Breeze
May 10 – 20, 2022

Join PES for a 10-night Western United States & Canada culinary themed cruise, to explore bountiful farmer’s markets, famed culinary cities, scenic vineyards, and rugged coastlines—while sailing aboard the newly renovated, 312-guest all-suite yacht Windstar Star Breeze!

Medical/Dental Health and Well–Being Updates
CME/CE Lecture Seminars for Medical, Dental, Nursing and Allied Healthcare Professionals
This Seminar is planned for 14 Continuing Education Credit Hours.

CME/CE Professional Seminar Fee: $695
Seminar Attendance Fee: $450
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.

Seminar Overview/Statement of Purpose:

Healthcare practitioners in the United States are currently faced with the challenges of both treating and preventing the ever-increasing incidence of chronic diseases in the US population. The need to adapt best practice models in the context of emerging healthcare reforms impacting patient care delivery and access to care is an important issue for all healthcare practitioners. PES is fortunate to have dental and medical practitioners representing a variety of specialties participating in the CME/CE sessions. PES understands the importance of offering inter-professional healthcare education, allowing colleagues to gain cross-specialty perspectives and updates in the treatment and prevention of disease.

Planned In Country Healthcare Topics Include:

Updates in Medical/Dental Health and Well-Being
Impact of Telemedicine on Healthcare Delivery & Quality Care
Strategies for Improving Community Access to Healthcare
Importance of Cross-Cultural Competence on Patient Outcomes
Dental/Medical Challenges in US Populations
Travel Medicine & Medicine at Sea
PES Distinguished Speakers
***Coming Soon***
Educational Goals: Our goal is to provide unparalleled CME/CE 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.

Conduct educational healthcare programs to learn about best practice models reflecting current approaches in medicine and healthcare across different cultures for providing quality patient outcomes
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
Learning Objectives: 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.

By design, this program permits medical experts to collaborate with colleagues and international counterparts to realize cross cultural view points and updates within the treatment and prevention of disease and offers opportunities to compare and contrast current best practices to supply quality patient care and outcomes in their own professional setting

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 14 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 14 continuing education credits.

Nurses: The Professional Education Society is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 5428, for up to 14 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.

Toronto, ON

Tour the art—old, new and reimagined—of Toronto

Cosmopolitan allure—big city, bright lights—and culture make Toronto an art-lover’s go-to. Gaze at a Flemish Baroque painting or marvel at Indigenous street art, and see old architecture, like the 1892 Gooderham Building or Flatiron Building, contrast with the sweeps and angles of modern edifices, sometimes even morphing within one structure.

Like the Royal Ontario Museum, a cultural institution since 1914 with a world-class collection of 13 million art-works, cultural objects and natural history specimens—the most-visited museum in Canada. Its original Italianate/Neo-Romanesque building has been melded into the prism-like Michael Lee-Chin Crystal, a contemporary structure designed by Daniel Libeskind. Walk by in wonder. rom.on.ca

The 1892 Gooderham Building (Flatiron Building) (left); A contemporary structure designed by Daniel Libeskind (right). Photos by Dawson Lovell, Unplash; Tourism Toronto

Another reimagined space, including a glass-and-wood façade and show-stopping spiral staircase, is the Art Gallery of Ontario redesign by Canadian architect Frank Gehry. Here, you can see a collection that includes The Massacre of The Innocents (by that Flemish master, Peter Paul Rubens), alongside the Group of Seven. And, on now is an exhibition of striking black-and-white portraits by renowned American photographer Diane Arbus. ago.ca

Also revamped, the historic 1919 Tower Automotive Building in the city’s Lower Junction neighbourhood—once the tallest in Toronto and an aluminum factory that manufactured products for World War II— has become the Museum of Contemporary Art. The original structure is now a stripped-bare backdrop for modern-art exhibitions like the current interactive card-board installation by Carlos Bunga. moca.ca

The Art Gallery of Ontario redesigned by Canadian architect Frank Gehry (left); The Museum of Contemporary Art (right). Photos by Museum of Contemporary Art; Tourism Toronto

Yet another historic industrial site that’s been turned into gallery space is the Evergreen Brick Works. A former kiln building where bricks were made is now the TD Future Cities Centre, where immersive installations by a resident artist inspire visitors to ponder urban density, public space and diversity. evergreen.ca

Toronto artist, Indigenous muralist Philip Cote. Photo by Tourism Toronto

And throughout the city there’s the mix of old and new, with colourful street art on weathered walls in alleys or below once-gritty highway passes and subway bridges. In Underpass Park, designed by landscape architects to transform one such neglected space into a public park, local artist and architect Paul Raff’s “Mirage” is displayed on the actual underpass, its 57 octagonal stainless steel surfaces reflecting new life below. Another Toronto artist, Indigenous muralist Philip Cote, shares the oral traditions of storytelling in his public artwork—from a vibrant Anishinaabe woodland mural in the neighbourhood of Roncesvalles to a depiction of “All My Relations” in Allan Gardens, one of the oldest parks in Toronto.

It’s a big-city mash-up of art, industry, history, high-tech and creativity in the urban heart of Toronto.  — Barb Sligl

[MORE] Catch Hot Docs, the Canadian International Documentary Festival (the largest in North America) from April 30-May 10. hotdocs.ca

For info on Toronto: seetorontonow.com

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