(Between Fort Lauderdale and Miami)
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NOTE: The Fairmont Turnberry Isle is filled, however the Marriott Residence Inn, directly across the street
has rooms available. Click here for more information.
Course begins at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, January 14 and concludes at 1:00 p.m., Sunday, January 16
This advanced course is designed to provide updated pragmatic, problem-solving knowledge for practicing
cytopathologists and anatomic pathologists. It addresses the resolution of diagnostic pitfalls relative to
each of the major organ systems studied by cytopathology/FNA. This course is presented in a lecture format
by a distinguished faculty with time allowed for questions and answers and a pre-test/post-test. A
comprehensive syllabus as well as a CD-ROM containing illustrative powerpoint presentations for each topic
is included in the course fee. This course is intended to provide a pleasant, informal atmosphere for
learning as well as opportunities for one on one interaction with the outstanding faculty. Continental
breakfast is provided.
|Earn 20 hours of CME credit over a long weekend|
|Ample opportunity for 1:1 interaction with the distinguished faculty|
|CD-rom of illustrative images and a comprehensive syllabus for each topic is included in the course fee|
Faculty and Highlights of the Course
Course Outline and Daily Schedule
Course Learning Objectives
|To provide updated pragmatic, problem-solving knowledge for practicing cytopathologists and anatomic pathologists. The course addresses the resolution of diagnostic pitfalls relative to each of the major areas studied by cytopathology/FNA.|
|To provide an understanding of new standards, techniques, criteria, classifications, etc. in areas where past training and self-study may give less than ideal exposure.|
|To stimulate interest in new developments, recognize the benefits and limitations of new technologies, and improve participantsí ability to prepare for future diagnostic responsibilities by enhancing their spectrum of professional competence.|
The course will be held at the Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort & Club, a Mediterranean-style ultra-luxurious
hotel with oversized rooms featuring spectacular views, upscale amenities and personalized service from the
international staff. It is conveniently located in Aventura, between Fort Lauderdale and Miami and just
minutes away from those two major international airports. The resortís deluxe amenities include two 18-hole
Robert Trent Jones, Sr. championship golf courses, 19 lighted tennis courts, two fresh water pools, a
private Ocean Club on the Atlantic and the Willow Stream Spa which offers a full fitness center and a host
of relaxing spa treatments from around the world. Stroll or run on the three-mile scenic jogging path that
surrounds the resort. Aventura Mall with 250 specialty shops is within walking distance and the elegant Bal
Harbour Shops are nearby. The resort has four restaurants and five lounges providing a delectable variety
from gourmet dining to casual bistro fare. Their Veranda Restaurant is rated by Zagat as ďthe best gourmet
dining experience in MiamiĒ. Visit the hotelís website for complete information on the facility and
For those interested in additional information about the resortís two golf courses, please call
305/932-6200, Ext. 3405. For tennis information call 305/932-6200, Ext. 3407.
Hotel Room Reservations
Please make your own room reservations directly with the hotel.
The Fairmont is booked for Jan 13-16. The Marriott Residence Inn does have availability and they are within walking distance right across the street from the Fairmont.
19900 West Country Club Drive
Aventura, Fla 33180
Studio Queen with sofa bed $189
1 bedroom suite (Queen) $209
2 bedroom suite (2 Queens) $299
If you wish to check with the Fairmont to see if they have a cancellation, you may call them at (305) 932-6200 and mention that you will be attending the USCAP Diagnostic Cytopathology Course.
Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort & Club
19999 West Country Club Drive
Aventura, Florida 33180-2401
Phone: (305) 932-6200
The Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort & Club is conveniently located between two major airports - Maimi
International (35 minutes) and Fort Lauderdale (20 minutes). You may take a taxi (approximately $30 from the Fort Lauderdale airport) or arrange for limousine
pickup with Aventura Limousine (Neil Goodman) 800/944-9866 or 305/933-5466.
The registration fee includes course fee, a comprehensive syllabus and a CD with representative
Powerpoint presentations for each lecture, continental breakfasts, break refreshments and a reception on
Academy Member - $ 475 Non-Member - $ 525
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Early registration is advised since enrollment will be closed when the course is filled.
The USCAP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Academy takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity. The Academy designates this educational activity for up to 20 hours in Category 1 credit towards the AMA Physicianís Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spends in the educational activity.
Refunds of fees, less $50 administrative fee, will be made until December 31, 2004. Refunds after that date will be subject to a 50% penalty, but registrants will receive course materials.