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Update in Rheumatology

2nd topic and speaker pending

14-Night Japan, China & Taiwan Cruise
from Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan to Hong Kong, China
November 08 - 22, 2020
<em>Celebrity Millennium</em>
Celebrity Millennium
20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
20 ACPE Credits
20.0 Contact Hours

Course Fees:

$1095 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Pharmacists, & Dentists
$850 for Physician Assistants
$850 for Nurse Practitioners
$695 for Nurses, 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

Primary Care Physicians, Internists, Physician Assistants, 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.
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.

Faculty

Professor Howard Amital, MD MHA

Professor Howard Amital, MD MHA

Head of Department of Medicine 'B'
Sheba Medical Center
Tel-Hashomer 5262100
Chair of Internal Medicine
Sackler Faculty of Medicine
Tel-Aviv University, Israel

Howard Amital is a professor of Medicine at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine of the Tel-Aviv University. He is the head of Department of Medicine 'B' at the Sheba Medical Center at the Sheba Medical Center, in Tel-Hashomer. For the past two years he is also the chair of Internal Medicine at the Sackler faculty of Medicine at the Tel-Aviv University. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, and his fellowship at the Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem.

Prof. Amital conducts clinical and basic research and speaks at international Rheumatology conferences such as the EULAR (European League against Rheumatism) and the ACR (American College of Rheumatology). He has authored over 270 scientific peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters and reviews. His papers mainly focus on autoimmunity research primarily in new avenues for the development of therapeutic peptides in RA, roles of vitamin D, use of biological therapy, pain and comorbidities of fibromyalgia and epidemiological studies based on Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) databases. 

2nd speaker TBA

Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Eucation

 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 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

ANCC

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.

 

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

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

 


Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea ® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
This activity is approved for a total of 20 contact hours of Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) credit.

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.

Accreditation Council for American Academy of PAs


Continuing Education, Inc. has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 14 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

 Joint Accreditation

 

In support of improving patient care, Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea® is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

 

 

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Cruise Itinerary

DATE PORT OF CALL ARRIVE DEPART
Sun Nov 08 Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan
- 5:00 pm
Mon Nov 09 Shimizu (Mt. Fuji), Japan
7:00 am 3:00 pm
Tue Nov 10 Kobe, Japan
12:00 pm -
Wed Nov 11 Kobe, Japan
- 4:20 am
Wed Nov 11 Osaka, Japan
7:00 am 6:00 pm
Thu Nov 12 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Fri Nov 13 Nagasaki, Japan
7:00 am 7:00 pm
Sat Nov 14 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sun Nov 15 Shanghai, China
6:00 am -
Mon Nov 16 Shanghai, China
- 6:00 pm
Tue Nov 17 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Wed Nov 18 Okinawa, Japan
6:00 am 3:00 pm
Thu Nov 19 Taipei (Keelung), Taiwan
9:00 am 10:00 pm
Fri Nov 20 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sat Nov 21 Hong Kong, China (Overnight)
8:00 am -
Sun Nov 22 Hong Kong, China
- -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
Japan, China & Taiwan Cruise

Ports of Call

Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan - Even though Tokyo is among the largest, most frenetic cities in the world, it's still able to maintain a great deal of efficiency and charm. Amid the endless buzzing neon signs and the overhead cable webs, Tokyo is home to some of the world's most impressive architecture, stylish shops and 4-star restaurants. But just a short distance outside the clamor of the city is a whole different world. In the surrounding small towns and villages you'll get a glimpse into Japan's rich culture and traditions. Here you'll discover scores of wooden residential homes, ancient temples, shrines and imperial gardens. From the frenzy-filled metropolis to the tranquil bonsai-tree-lined neighborhoods, Tokyo is truly a study in delightful contrasts.

Shimizu (Mt. Fuji), Japan - On clear days, particularly in winter, Mount Fuji (Fuji-san in Japanese) is visible from as far as Tokyo, 60 miles away. When Japan’s highest mountain is capped with snow, it’s a picture-postcard perfect volcanic cone. One of the best-known symbols of Japan, this iconic mountain has been considered sacred since ancient times and was even forbidden to women until the early 1900s.

Kobe, Japan - Perched on a hillside overlooking the sea, Kobe is one of Japan's most attractive and cosmopolitan cities. Home of the heralded Kobe beef, this small city is easily navigated. Visit the Hatsukura Sake Brewery Museum for a tour or dine in one of the area's incredible restaurants.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

Nagasaki, Japan - City of melancholy memories, Nagasaki offers the chance to visit Glover House, where Puccini's Madame Butterfly reputedly awaited her errant Lieutenant Pinkerton. The city's focal point is surely Peace Memorial Park, honoring lives lost to World War II's second atomic bomb.

Shanghai, China - Once a quaint fishing village, Shanghai has netted over 11 million people. Join the masses for morning tai chi on The Bund, or stroll through the Yu Yuan Gardens, inspiration for the famous " willow pattern" chinaware.

Okinawa, Japan - This ancient kingdom boasts crystal blue waters, tropical plants, and many fascinating creatures. Browse the shops on Kokusai Street and see Shuri Castle with its Tombs of Kings of Ryukyu. Then, watch for the rare Yambaru-kuina bird in Yambaru and explore the beautiful limestone of Gyokusen-do Cave.

Taipei (Keelung), Taiwan - This culturally diverse and commercially influential city has been shaped by its fierce sense of independence vying with undeniable ties to mainland China. The result is a fascinating blend of culture, art, history and social diversity.  As you explore through the city on your Taipei cruise, you’ll fall in love with the futuristic cityscape and dazzling arcitecture. Dotted with tranquil parks and green spaces, you’ll find locals practicing the art of Tai Chi.

Cuisine plays a central role in Taiwanese culture with culinary traditions from regions throughout China, including Fujian, Shanghai, Sichuan, and Hunan found around the city. Be sure to visit a relaxing tea house, or sample some famous Taiwanese snacks at a lively night market.

Browse high-end boutiques in the Zhongxiao-Dunhao area and explore the dozens of fashionable malls in Xinyi District for keepsakes and souvenirs.

Hong Kong, China (Overnight) -  From Victoria Peak, the Hong Kong metropolis is all primary colors and neon, commerce and capitalism. Yet just beyond the highrises are the Fragrant Harbour, Stanley Market, and mainland old China, complete with rice paddies and coolie hats.

Hong Kong, China - From Victoria Peak, the Hong Kong metropolis is all primary colors and neon, commerce and capitalism. Yet just beyond the highrises are the Fragrant Harbour, Stanley Market, and mainland old China, complete with rice paddies and coolie hats.

Osaka, Japan - Burned and rebuilt time and again, the grandiose Osaka Castle is lasting testament to Japanese determination and distinctive pitched-roof design. In nearby Kyoto, ingenuity reigns in the careful construction of the "nightingale floors" in Nijo Castle, designed to squeak a warning of intruders long before the guards could make out their sihouettes in the dark.

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.

Celebrity Millennium

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

Suite/Deluxe

Penthouse Suite, PS Penthouse Suite (PS)
Master bedroom features: two lower beds convertible to queen-size bed, extra dressing room with vanity, powder room with shower, master marble bath with whirlpool tub and separate shower, separate whirlpool bathtub, and one complimentary dinner for all guests in suite and two complimentary dinners for all guests in suite in a specialty restaurant. Stateroom: 1,432 sq. ft. Veranda: 1,098 sq. ft. 
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Sky Suite, S2 Sky Suite (S2)
When you stay in a Sky Suite, you'll enjoy the luxury of private butler service. This includes assistance with unpacking and packing. In-suite lunch and dinner service. Afternoon tea. Evening hors d'oeuvres and complimentary in-suite espresso and cappuccino from Café al Bacio.  Stateroom: 251 sq. ft. Veranda: 57 sq. ft. 
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AquaClass, A2 AquaClass (A2)
Celebrity's AquaClass veranda staterooms are perfectly suited for those with a focus on wellness and pure relaxation. Enjoy luxurious spa elements infused into the stateroom experience, savor clean cuisine with priority seating at Blu restaurant, and escape to the Relaxation Room and Persian garden for stunning sea views. Relax with AquaSpa treatments arranged by your personal spa concierge and feel rejuvenated with wellness classes such as meditation and yoga. Stateroom: 194 sq. ft. Veranda: 54 sq. ft. 
$2,799.00
Concierge Class, C3 Concierge Class (C3)
Concierge Class staterooms are well-appointed, personal retreats located in some of the most-desirable locations on the ship. As a Concierge Class guest, your team of dedicated professionals will take care of all your vacation needs. From Priority Check-In — when you're greeted by your Concierge — to the moment you head back home, we're there to assist you. Stateroom: 194 sq. ft. Veranda: 54 sq. ft. 
$2,549.00
AquaClass, A1 Suite/Deluxe AquaClass (A1)
Celebrity's AquaClass veranda staterooms are perfectly suited for those with a focus on wellness and pure relaxation. Enjoy luxurious spa elements infused into the stateroom experience, savor clean cuisine with priority seating at Blu restaurant, and escape to the Relaxation Room and Persian garden for stunning sea views. Relax with AquaSpa treatments arranged by your personal spa concierge and feel rejuvenated with wellness classes such as meditation and yoga. Stateroom: 194 sq. ft. Veranda: 54 sq. ft.
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Concierge Class, C1 Suite/Deluxe Concierge Class (C1)
Concierge Class staterooms are well-appointed, personal retreats located in some of the most-desirable locations on the ship. As a Concierge Class guest, your team of dedicated professionals will take care of all your vacation needs. From Priority Check-In — when you're greeted by your Concierge — to the moment you head back home, we're there to assist you. Stateroom: 194 sq. ft. Veranda: 54 sq. ft.
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Concierge Class, C2 Suite/Deluxe Concierge Class (C2)
Concierge Class staterooms are well-appointed, personal retreats located in some of the most-desirable locations on the ship. As a Concierge Class guest, your team of dedicated professionals will take care of all your vacation needs. From Priority Check-In — when you're greeted by your Concierge — to the moment you head back home, we're there to assist you. Stateroom: 194 sq. ft. Veranda: 54 sq. ft.
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Celebrity Suite, CS Suite/Deluxe Celebrity Suite (CS)
When you stay in a Celebrity Suite, you'll enjoy the luxury of European-style butler service. This includes assistance with unpacking and packing. In-suite lunch and dinner service. Afternoon tea. Evening hors d'oeuvres and complimentary in-suite espresso and cappuccino from Cafe al Bacio. Stateroom: 467 sq. ft. Veranda: 85 sq. ft.
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Royal Suite, RS Suite/Deluxe Royal Suite (RS)
With spaces fit for a king or queen, our Royal Suites deliver on style and comfort. Separate living, dining, and sleeping areas provide all the room you need to relax in modern luxury. Enjoy VIP treatment in the exclusive lounge bar serving complimentary cocktails, craft beers and tapas, and savor mouthwatering meals in a private Luminae restaurant. Stateroom: 538 sq. ft. Veranda: 195 sq. ft.
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Sky Suite, S1 Suite/Deluxe Sky Suite (S1)
When you stay in a Sky Suite, you'll enjoy the luxury of private butler service. This includes assistance with unpacking and packing. In-suite lunch and dinner service. Afternoon tea. Evening hors d'oeuvres and complimentary in-suite espresso and cappuccino from Café al Bacio.  Stateroom: 251 sq. ft. Veranda: 57 sq. ft.
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Outside

Oceanview Stateroom, 7 Oceanview Stateroom (7)
Each oceanview stateroom on board Celebrity includes the following world-class amenities that all contribute to your modern luxury experience: personalized service, custom blended bath products, interactive Samsung flat-screen television, twice daily service (makeup and turndown), Celebrity eXhale™ bedding, private safe, 24-hour room service, private mini-bar, and complimentary tote bag. 170 sq. ft. 
$1,669.00
Oceanview Stateroom, 4 Outside Oceanview Stateroom (4)
Each oceanview stateroom on board Celebrity includes the following world-class amenities that all contribute to your modern luxury experience: personalized service, custom blended bath products, interactive Samsung flat-screen television, twice daily service (makeup and turndown), Celebrity eXhale™ bedding, private safe, 24-hour room service, private mini-bar, and complimentary tote bag. 170 sq. ft.
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Oceanview Stateroom, 5 Outside Oceanview Stateroom (5)
Each oceanview stateroom on board Celebrity includes the following world-class amenities that all contribute to your modern luxury experience: personalized service, custom blended bath products, interactive Samsung flat-screen television, twice daily service (makeup and turndown), Celebrity eXhale™ bedding, private safe, 24-hour room service, private mini-bar, and complimentary tote bag. 170 sq. ft.
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Oceanview Stateroom, 6 Outside Oceanview Stateroom (6)
Each oceanview stateroom on board Celebrity includes the following world-class amenities that all contribute to your modern luxury experience: personalized service, custom blended bath products, interactive Samsung flat-screen television, twice daily service (makeup and turndown), Celebrity eXhale™ bedding, private safe, 24-hour room service, private mini-bar, and complimentary tote bag. 170 sq. ft.
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Oceanview Stateroom, 8 Outside Oceanview Stateroom (8)
Each oceanview stateroom on board Celebrity includes the following world-class amenities that all contribute to your modern luxury experience: personalized service, custom blended bath products, interactive Samsung flat-screen television, twice daily service (makeup and turndown), Celebrity eXhale™ bedding, private safe, 24-hour room service, private mini-bar, and complimentary tote bag. 170 sq. ft.
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Inside

Inside Stateroom, 9 Inside Stateroom (9)
Inside Staterooms have been thoughtfully designed, with ample space to sleep, relax and enjoy your private space on board. Like all Celebrity Staterooms, you will find they have done all they can to ensure ease and comfort. Your room includes 100% Egyptian cotton linens, plush bedding and mattresses, and lots of finishing touches that will make your stateroom feel like a real home away from home. 170 sq. ft. 
$1,079.00
Inside Stateroom, 10 Inside Inside Stateroom (10)
Inside Staterooms have been thoughtfully designed, with ample space to sleep, relax and enjoy your private space on board. Like all Celebrity Staterooms, you will find they have done all they can to ensure ease and comfort. Your room includes 100% Egyptian cotton linens, plush bedding and mattresses, and lots of finishing touches that will make your stateroom feel like a real home away from home. 170 sq. ft.
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Inside Stateroom, 11 Inside Inside Stateroom (11)
Inside Staterooms have been thoughtfully designed, with ample space to sleep, relax and enjoy your private space on board. Like all Celebrity Staterooms, you will find they have done all they can to ensure ease and comfort. Your room includes 100% Egyptian cotton linens, plush bedding and mattresses, and lots of finishing touches that will make your stateroom feel like a real home away from home. 170 sq. ft.
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800-422-0711
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Inside Stateroom, 12 Inside Inside Stateroom (12)
Inside Staterooms have been thoughtfully designed, with ample space to sleep, relax and enjoy your private space on board. Like all Celebrity Staterooms, you will find they have done all they can to ensure ease and comfort. Your room includes 100% Egyptian cotton linens, plush bedding and mattresses, and lots of finishing touches that will make your stateroom feel like a real home away from home. 170 sq. ft.
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Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change.
3rd/4th in Stateroom - Call for Pricing

Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $502.98 per person.
Deposit $450.00 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.
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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 protection 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 protection 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 protection 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 Protection 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