Cruise conference

Skin cancer conference on a South Pacific cruise

The 2017 ACCO conference program takes place on an 8 night cruise to New Caledonia out of Sydney on the Celebrity Solstice.

Departs Sydney for 8 nights on Sunday October 22, 2017



Take a weeks leave and enjoy both leisure and the education !

The program is open to all health care practitioners including doctors and nurses. RACGP & ACRRM points apply. 

Session details of the 8 session program can be found at the base of this page.

Register for this conference on form below. Prices identified in the registration form.

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ACCO members are entitled to 20% discount off the program prices. 

Visit: -  Isle of Pines


Lifou

Noumea

Trip details at the Celebrity web site.

This cruise has 4 “at sea” days allowing for all education during each “at sea” morning without interfering with your shore time. 

Program schedule

  • October 23. 24, 28 & 29
  • 2:00 PM to 4:45 PM with a 45 minute mid afternoon break

Indicative prices for this cruise: - $2,700 per person (twin share) for balcony stateroom. Current promotion (June 2017) by Celebrity includes "Go Best" package

  • Drinks package - includes most alcoholic beverages 
  • Prepaid tips
  • Unlimited internet
  • $150 per person on board credit

Book your cruise with Celebrity  or your travel agent.


COMBINE - ACCO is also running the full dermoscopy program on this same cruise. This program takes place on the at sea day mornings. Details

Choose the discounted option to register for both below


 

CRUISE PROGRAM

  • Dermoscopy program in mornings (Red)             
  • Conference program in afternoon (Blue)
  • Histopathology component common to both programs (Purple)

Time slot

October 23

October 24

9:00 – 10:00

Dermoscopy program

Gachon approach to dermoscopy:

Types of dermoscopes

Dermoscopic imaging and follow up

Benign melanocytic naevi dermoscopy:

junctional, compound, intradermal, blue & dysplastic naevi

Morning tea

 

 

10:45 – 11:45

Dermoscopy program

Dermoscopy of benign lesions: seborrheic keratoses, dermatofibroma, warts, sebaceous hyperplasia

Dermoscopy of BCCs & SCCs:

Superficial BCCs, infiltrating BCCs, nodular BCCs, Invasive SCCs, Bowens disease, Keratoacanthoma

Lunch

 

 

14:00 – 15:00

Conference

Closures with:

Anthony Dixon (Australia)

Alex Miller (USA)

LIPS

Histopathology of non melanocytic lesions: BCCs, SCCs, seborrheic keratoses, dermatofibroma, warts & sebaceous hyperplasia – Alex Nirenberg

Afternoon tea

 

 

15:45 – 16:45

Conference

Closures with:

Anthony Dixon (Australia)

Alex Miller (USA)

NOSE

Closures with:

Anthony Dixon (Australia)

Alex Miller (USA)

LEGS

 

Time slot

October 28

October 29

9:00 – 10:00

Melanoma Dermoscopy:

Superficial spreading melanoma

Vascular Dermoscopy:

Vascular patterns of lesions

Morning tea

 

 

10:45 – 11:45

Melanoma dermoscopy:

lentigo maligna, nodular melanoma

Acral dermoscopy:

fingernails and fingerprint skin

Lunch

 

 

14:00 – 15:00

Histopathology of melanocytic lesions:

junctional, compound, intradermal, blue, & dysplastic naevi, superficial spreading, nodular & lentigo maligna melanoma – Alex Nirenberg

Closures with:

Anthony Dixon (Australia)

Alex Miller (USA)

EYELIDS

Afternoon tea

 

 

15:45 – 16:45

Closures with:

Anthony Dixon (Australia)

Alex Miller (USA)

EARS

Closures with:

Anthony Dixon (Australia)

Alex Miller (USA)

HANDS AND FINGERS


PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
  • Book direct for the cruise with your preferred agent.
  • Skin cancer update registration is not confirmed until payment to ACCO is made in full.    
  • Payment for your education is by direct credit to ACCO bank account: BSB 063504 Account 1046 0819. Detail your last name and initial with payment.
  • To register for the cruise program the form below must be completed
  • Complete form and press “submit”. Note that if the form does not submit you most likely have not answered a question.
  • Registrations STRICTLY close 28 days before cruise departure date. Registrants will appreciate that finalising details with the cruise company depend on numbers and requires an appreciable lead time.  
  • ACCO reserves the right to cancel this education event 28 days before cruise departure in the unlikely event that registrations do not reach threshold. In such a circumstance a full refund will be provided.

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