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Dermatology for Primary Care: A Primer Emphasizing Tips, Tricks, and Pearls

7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise Conference
Round-trip New Orleans, LA
February 16 - 23, 2020
<em>Norwegian Getaway</em>
Norwegian Getaway
14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
14 Contact Hours

Course Fees:

$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy, & Dentists
$695 for Physician Assistants
$695 for Nurse Practitioners
$495 for Nurses, Residents, Students & Others

BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the CEI meeting group through Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea® at 800-422-0711 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.

Target Audience

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners,

Program Purpose

Topics under development
Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.
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Faculty

Ritika Bhandari, MD

Resident
Department of Dermatology, UMMC

Robert Brodell, MD

Professor and Chair of Dermatology
Professor of Pathology
University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC)
 

Adam Byrd, MD

Adam Byrd, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Dermatology, University of Mississippi School of Medicine

Dr Adam Byrd was born and raised in Louisville, Mississippi. After graduating from high school, he earned his bachelor's degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY and served for 5 years as a cavalry officer in the US Army. Upon completion of his service obligation, Dr Byrd attended medical school at the University of Mississippi and then residency at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

Upon obtaining his board certification in dermatology, Dr Byrd returned to his hometown to start a rural satellite dermatology clinic for the University of Mississippi Medical Center where he has an appointment as an Assistant Professor. Dr Byrd has a wife and 3 young children and enjoys nearly all outdoor activities including cattle farming.

Carolyn Crabtree, MD

Resident
Department of Dermatology, UMMC

Caroline Doo, MD

Resident
Department of Dermatology, UMMC

Ashley Emerson, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Dermatology
University of Mississippi Medical Center
 

Dan Harber, MD

Resident
Department of Dermatology, UMMC

Steve Helms, MD

Steve Helms, MD

Professor and Interim Vice Chair Department of Dermatology
University of Mississippi Medical Center 
 

Dr. Helms arrived at the University of Mississippi with 35 years of private practice experience in Warren, Ohio. He graduated from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and completed his Dermatology residency at the University of Pittsburgh. In addition to teaching medical students and dermatology residents at Northeastern Ohio Medical University and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, he frequently has taught at regional and national venues.

 His dermatology subspecialty interest is in occupational dermatology and contact dermatitis.  Dr Helms has 65 scientific publications, is a reviewer for three journals; Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Cutis,
and American Family Practice. He has also participated as an investigator or sub-investigator in a number of clinical trials.

He enjoys fishing, reading, watching classic movies, and especially, travelling with his wife, two children and their families.

Jeremy Jackson, MD

Associate Professor
Department of Dermatology UMMC

Nancye McCowan, MD

Professor
Department of Dermatology
UMMC

Chelsea Mockbee, MD

Resident
Department of Dermatology UMMC

Accreditation

Accreditation: Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: Continuing Education, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Osteopathic Physicians: This program is eligible for Category 2 credit with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).

Canadian Physicians: This activity is eligible for Section 1 credits in the Royal College's Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program . Participants must log into MAINPORT to claim this activity.

US or Canadian Family Physicians: Please let us know if you require AAFP Prescribed Credits.

Nurse Practitioners: can claim either ANCC Contact Hours or AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM as needed.
Pharmacology credits are identified on individual activities.

Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea or ANCC of any commercial products displayed or used with an activity.

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Cruise Itinerary

DATE PORT OF CALL ARRIVE DEPART
Sun Feb 16 New Orleans, LA
- 4:00 pm
Mon Feb 17 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Tue Feb 18 Cozumel, Mexico
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Wed Feb 19 Roatan, Honduras
10:00 am 6:00 pm
Thu Feb 20 Harvest Caye, Belize
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Fri Feb 21 Costa Maya, Mexico
7:00 am 2:00 pm
Sat Feb 22 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sun Feb 23 New Orleans, LA
7:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
Western Caribbean

Ports of Call

New Orleans, LA - New Orleans is a city that knows how to have fun. Whether you take time to savor authentic Creole cuisine, browse through quaint antique shops in the French Quarter, or take a tour through historic mansions that date back over a century, you're sure to find dozens of other things to delight you in this happy, high-spirited city that pulses with the beat of Dixieland jazz. And don't forget to take a ride on one of the city's picturesque trolley cars.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

Cozumel, Mexico - The Conquistadors first saw Mexico from the shores of Cozumel while searching for gold. Today, visitors to the island continue to seek out gold and silver jewelry in the shops of San Miguel while having a great time in its many local bars and restaurants. Plus, the waters around Cozumel's sheltered coral reefs make this one of the best snorkeling areas in the world.

Roatan, Honduras - Roatan Island, Honduras is an adventure traveler's vacation paradise with its blue skies, clear turquoise water and year-round moderate climate. Go scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming with the dolphins or, ashore, take a canopy tour, ride horses, explore tropical scenery, shop for island crafts, walk the beach and view butterfly and floral gardens.

Harvest Caye, Belize - Belize is ideal for eco-tourism. With diverse ecology consisting of jungles, rainforests, swamps, coral reefs and so on, you will find solace and adventure in Harvest Caye's stunning landscape

Costa Maya, Mexico - Exploring the dense tropical vegetation and wide sandy bays of the Costa Maya, it's easy to imagine the days when sacrifice and slavery, rite and ritual were rampant in the Mayan culture. Even today, the countless ruins of temple walls, stairs and secret pathways exude magic and mystery. And when your archaeology lesson is complete, glorious stretches of coral sand may inspire you to build your own empire-of sand castles, of course!

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.

Norwegian Getaway

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the CEI meeting group through Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea® at 800-422-0711 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.

Prices below are for the full cruise including meals and evening entertainment

STATEROOM DETAILS
PRICING PER PERSON

Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change.
3rd/4th in Stateroom - Call for Pricing

Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $396.17 per person.
Deposit $250.00 per person

Course Fee Cancellation Policy: 30 days from sailing-None; 7-29 days-50%; Less than 7 days-100%

Cancellation Policies vary by cruise line, destination and sailing date. Please check with one of our cruise consultant for policies applicable to this cruise.

* COMPETITIVE PRICING PROMISE: While we are not a 'cruise discounter,' we will match any price offered by the cruise line, directly to the general public, at the time of booking. This offers includes many short-term, promotional rates. All cruise line rates can be withdrawn by the cruise line at any time and are capacity controlled.
PRICING SUBJECT TO CHANGE: Although subject to change at any time, the listed prices are generally available up to about 90 days before sailing; at that time they convert to typically higher, market rates. Rates offered directly by the cruise line and quoted by our agents are also subject to change at any time, can be withdrawn at any time and are capacity controlled.
CANCELLATION PENALTY POLICY WILL APPLY: Cancellation policies vary by cruise line, itinerary and length of cruise. When reserving your stateroom, please review the policy applicable to this cruise with our staff. We strongly recommend Travel Insurance to cover the unexpected.
FUEL SUPPLEMENT: Cruiselines may implement a fuel surcharge depending on the price of crude oil.
Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
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Please click here to visit TravelSafe.com to get a quote.

Cruise Line cancellation policies are strictly enforced. For that reason, we urge all of our travelers to carefully consider whether travel insurance is a good value for them.

Certainly, if you have reason to think that "something might come up" that might force you to cancel, travel insurance is worth the cost of the premium. Examples we've seen in the past include ill or frail family members and changes in employment causing relocation.

If travel insurance is the right choice for you, we recommend TravelSafe. To visit their site and explore your options click here or on the link above. The cruise lines also offer travel insurance and we'd be happy to help you go that route if you'd prefer.

Travel Insurance Plans

  • TravelSafe Basic Plan - A plan for those who want just the bare necessities.
  • TravelSafe Classic Plan - TravelSafe's most popular plan includes higher limits on all of the important benefits to expand your coverage. Add Cancel For Any Reason for even more coverage.

Below please find some examples of insurance coverage:

Coverage For Your Arrangements - Benefit Limits
PLAN CLASSIC BASIC
Trip Cancellation Trip Cost Trip Cost
Trip Interruption 150% of Trip Cost Trip Cost
Missed Connection $2,500 $500
Trip/Travel Delay $750 $500
Travel Delay
Per Day Maximum Limit $150 $100
Required minimum delay time 6 Hours 6 Hours
Cancel For Any Reason Not Included Not Included
Coverage For You - Benefit Limits
PLAN CLASSIC BASIC
Medical Expense / Emergency Assistance
Accident & Sickness Medical Expense $100,000 $35,000
Emergency Dental Expense $750 $750
Emergency Medical Evacuation &

Return of Remains
$1,000,000

Included
$100,000

Included
Non-Medical Emergency Evacuation $25,000 Not Included
Accidental Death & Dismemberment
24 Hour Coverage during Trip $25,000 Not Included
Coverage For Your Belongings - Benefit Limits
Plan Classic Basic
Baggage & Personal Effects $2,500 $500
Baggage Delay $250 $100
Required minimum delay time 12 Hours 12 Hours