Primary Care Refresher: South Pacific CME Cruise

1st to 12th March, 2014,Tahiti and Cook Island Cruise 







Sessions will focus on current management strategies for a variety of medical conditions seen in primary care medicine. This course has been designed for family physicians, specialists and allied health professionals.

BCMJ and Sea Courses are partnering once again to bring you another exciting CME  cruise experience.
Cruise pricing includes roundtrip economy air between Los Angeles & Papeete, Tahiti.


  •  Asthma — New treatment options
  •  Critical cases strolling into the office
  •  Tips & tricks of emergencies in general practice
  • Squeeze before you sneeze: diagnosis & management of urinary incontinence in women
  • The Egg & I : infertility workup for the family doctor, community-based treatments & when to refer
  •  Re-validation … you can’t run, you can’t hide
  • Spinal cord injury: what every physician needs to know
  • Management of chronic back pain in the office setting
  • Current practice of post-mastectomy breast reconstruction
  • Hepatitis C update
  • New developments in gastroenterology
  • Management of common hand & wrist injuries & problems
  • Trends in plastic surgery
  • What I didn’t learn in medical school
  • Sleep-disordered breathing – co-morbid conditions

Enrichment Program

Our complimentary Enrichment Program is for all guests booked with Sea Courses and includes a variety of exclusive seminars, and social and networking events on board the ship.

  • Humor in Medicine by Dr.  Dave Richardson (BCMJ)
  • Thinking of Retiring from Clinical Practice? Damned if you do, damned if you don’t by Dr. Willem R. Vroom


This program meets the accreditation criteria  of The College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 20.00 MainPro M1 credits. This program qualifies as an  Accredited Group Learning Activity Section 1, Maintenance of Certification of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for 20.00 hours.

Members of American Academy of Family Physicians are eligible   to receive 20.00 AAFP prescribed hours due to a reciprocal agreement with The College of Family Physicians of Canada. The American Medical Association (AMA) accepts the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Prescribed Credit as equivalent to 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1TM Credit for the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA).

Find more information here.


Tip: More up to date educational events dealing with “Primary Care” can be found online on the Education Database »medicine & health«.

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