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Continuing Education, Inc.
University at Sea®
5700 4th St. N.
St Petersburg, 
Florida 
33703
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Women's Health

8-Night Scandinavia and Russia Cruise Conference
Round-trip Copenhagen, Denmark
August 10 - 18, 2019
Royal Caribbean's <em>Serenade of the Seas</em>
Royal Caribbean's Serenade of the Seas
14 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
14.0 Contact Hours
3 Hours of Pharmacology for NPs

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

Women's Health: Tools for all practitioners

The course is specifically geared towards any practitioner who treats women, including gynecologists, family physicians, internists, nurse practitioners, and nurses

The lectures on women’s health are meant to provide participants with specific and up-to-date information on the evaluation and management of patients they commonly encounter in their clinical practice. The participants' knowledge base will be expanded and challenged during the first half of each lecture.

During the second half of each lecture the participants will engage in case experiences to further demonstrate and apply the key components of appropriate management plans to common patient scenarios. These case experiences will include large and small group participation, depending on the class size and topic being covered.

Topics:
  1. The Bladder: Incontinence and Irritability
    • Discuss evaluation of a patient reporting symptoms of incontinence and list treatment options for same
  2. Menopausal Medicine: WHI and Beyond
    • Counsel a patient on the use of HRT/ET, review a patient’s risk of using HRT/RT based on current data, and provide appropriate treatment options for a patient for menopausal symptoms
  3. Osteoporosis 101
    • List the current recommendations for evaluating a patient for osteoporosis and be able to determine a patient's risk for fracture using simple tools and subsequently establish a treatment plans for their patients
  4. Contraception: What's New, what's old and what's to come?
    • Counsel a patient regarding all of their contraceptive options based on the age and their particular medical condition
  5. Vaginal Bugs and their Drugs
    • Describe the evaluation of a woman reporting a vaginal discharge and will be able to provide a treatment plan for the most common vaginal infections and sexually transmitted diseases
  6. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
    • Describe the most common causes of abnormal uterine bleeding and will be able to explain treatment options for each of these
  7. Gynecological Surgeries/Topics of Controversy: Can a Robot Really Do It All? Morsels about Morcellation, Choosing more wisely with Choosing Wisely, What's the Mess about Mesh?--timely Gyn controversies in the news
    • Discuss with patients some of the new surgical procedures available and counsel patients during the pre-operative decision-making period and be facile with some of the GYN topics in the lay press
  8. Breast Diseases: Benign and Beyond
    • Describe the evaluation of a breast mass and create a treatment plan for evaluating an abnormal mammogram.
  9. Ovarian Masses: What's a Doctor to Do?
    • Describe the features of an ovarian mass that make it suspicious for a malignancy as well as those features that are low and indeterminate risk.
  10. Female Sexuality: Where Do I Begin?
    • Describe the evaluation and outline an initial treatment plan of a patient diagnosed with a sexual dysfunction
  11. Vulvar Pain Syndromes and Dermatological Disorders
    • Describe the 3 most common vulvar skin conditions and outline the evaluation and treatment of a patient with a vulvar skin condition.
  12. Cancer and Genetics
    • Identify patients at higher risk for breast and ovarian cancer and devise a plan for referral of these high risk patients for genetic counseling and testing.
  13. Pap Smears and HPV : What's New?
    • Describe the recommended cervical cancer screening guidelines for a low risk and an at risk patient and outline a strategy for application of the these guidelines to their clinical practice.
  14. Teaching Wellness to Wonder Woman
    • Develop a strategy to counsel patients during a well-woman visit on basic lifestyle changes that will improve her overall quality of life.
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

Amy Harvey-O'Keeffe, MD, FACOG

Amy Harvey-O'Keeffe, MD, FACOG

Dr. Harvey O’Keeffe is a board-certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist in private practice at the Center for Women’s Health, a division of Axia Women’s Healthcare, located in Langhorne, Pennsylvania.  She is an attending physician at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, PA, and Capital Health Medical Center in Hopewell, NJ.

She obtained her medical degree in 1990 from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and she completed her residency in the Department of OB/GYN at Temple University Hospital in 1994.

Recognized by Philadelphia Magazine as a Top Doc in the Greater Philadelphia area, Dr. Amy Harvey O’Keeffe is a Board-Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist in private practice at the Center for Women’s Health, a division of Axia Women’s Healthcare located in Langhorne, PA. Over the past 25 years she has developed a specialized interest in menopausal medicine and women’s sexual health concerns. Dr. Harvey O’Keeffe is also a Master Level Reiki Practitioner and is known for her unique practice style that blends wellness coaching, integrative medicine, and comprehensive women’s healthcare.

Dr. Harvey O’Keeffe received her medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA, where she also completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She currently holds attending hospital staff positions at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Langhorne, PA, and Capital Health Medical Center in Hopewell, NJ.

Dr. Harvey O’Keeffe speaks both locally and internationally, educating healthcare professionals and community members on women’s health and wellness topics. In 2010, Dr. Harvey established The GyniGirls, a monthly cancer support group for women with gynecological cancers. Since 2010, Dr. Harvey O’Keeffe has served as an Advisory Board member for The Teal Tea Foundation, an organization dedicated to raising awareness and funding research for ovarian cancer. Dr. Harvey O’Keeffe’s humanitarian work includes her co-leadership of an annual medical mission to the Dominican Republic for ten years.

Mark D Kuhn MD, FACOG

Mark D Kuhn MD, FACOG

Dr. Kuhn is in full-time private practice in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Center for Women's Health in Langhorne, Pennsylvania where he has been a principal since its inception in 1995. He has reached an auspicious milestone in his career; babies he delivered years ago return to him now having children of their own.
Dr. Kuhn completed his undergraduate education at The University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and earned his medical degree from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine. Dr. Kuhn completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Temple University Hospital where he served as Chief Resident. 

Dr. Kuhn has been recognized by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd as one of America's "Top Docs" and has been featured in Philadelphia Magazine's annual "Top Docs" issue since 2006, most recently in May of 2016. He has been a featured speaker on Women's Health Issues for University at Sea since 2014.

Dr. Kuhn has special expertise and training in DaVinci Robotic surgery, Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive procedures. He has participated in multiple medical missions to the Dominican Republic.

He currently lives in Bucks County, PA with his lovely wife, is immensely proud of his three sons, and enjoys skiing, scuba-diving and lots of coffee.

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.

 

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 12 - 21 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

 

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.

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.
 

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for   AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

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.

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.

Cruise Itinerary

DATE PORT OF CALL ARRIVE DEPART
Sat Aug 10 Copenhagen, Denmark
- 5:00 pm
Sun Aug 11 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Mon Aug 12 Stockholm, Sweden
9:00 am 5:00 pm
Tue Aug 13 Tallinn, Estonia
9:30 am 5:30 pm
Wed Aug 14 St. Petersburg, Russia
VISA REQUIRED
7:00 am -
Thu Aug 15 St. Petersburg, Russia
- 5:00 pm
Fri Aug 16 Helsinki, Finland
7:00 am 3:00 pm
Sat Aug 17 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sun Aug 18 Copenhagen, Denmark
7:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas Map

Ports of Call

Copenhagen, Denmark - Denmark's capital is sophisticated, saucy and friendly. Stroll the fairytale world of Tivoli Gardens to take in bright lights, castles that out-Disney Disney. See the city's 200- year-old Royal Palace, the lively Old Harbor - Hans Christian Andersen lived here. Salute the Little Mermaid, symbol of this light-hearted city.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

Stockholm, Sweden - So much to see in this charming city, sprawled on 18 islands, often called the "Venice of the North." Cruise the sparkling waterways. Navigate narrow medieval streets. Watch the snappy changing of the guard at the Baroque Royal Palace. Shop for elegant gifts--glassware, stainless steel. Work up an appetite so you can do justice to the lavish smorgasbords

Tallinn, Estonia - Medieval walls and towers still stand tall in Old Town. Stroll and shop along cobblestone streets, walk up to the Baroque palace, drop in at Alexander Nevsky Cathedral to find inspiration in the gleaming mosaics and icons.

St. Petersburg, Russia - In Peter the Great's "Window on Europe", head for the fabulous Hermitage, with its renowned art collection from Raphael to Rembrandt, Titian to Tintoretto. Take in a concert--folkloric or grandly operatic. 

*Visas are included with most shore excursions. If you wish to explore St. Petersburg on your own, however, a visa will be required; obtaining one can take some time, so please begin the visa process immediately.

Helsinki, Finland - Shaped by its bays and isles, it's one of Europe's most scenic capitals. Hear a Sibelius concert, tour across the Arctic Circle to Lapland, land of Santa Claus, reindeer and the Midnight Sun. Buy a birchbark basket.

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.

Royal Caribbean's Serenade of the Seas

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

Junior Suite with Balcony, J3 Junior Suite with Balcony (J3)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, private balcony, sitting area with sofa bed and private bathroom with tub. Stateroom: 299 sq. ft. Balcony: 41 sq. ft. 
$2,149.00
Grand Suite - 1 Bedroom, GS Suite/Deluxe Grand Suite - 1 Bedroom (GS)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, private balcony, sitting area with double sofa bed. Bathroom with tub and double sink. Concierge service. Stateroom: 385 sq. ft. Balcony: 106 sq. ft.
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Owner's Suite - 1 Bedroom, OS Suite/Deluxe Owner's Suite - 1 Bedroom (OS)
Queen-sided bed, bathroom with whirlpool tub, double sink and bidet. Separate living area with a double sofa bed. Stateroom: 512 sq. ft. Balcony 57 sq. ft.
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Owner's Suite - 2 Bedroom, OT Suite/Deluxe Owner's Suite - 2 Bedroom (OT)
Two bedrooms with two twin beds that convert to Royal King (one room with third and fourth Pullman beds), two bathrooms (one with shower, one with bathtub), living area with double sofa bed, private balcony, and concierge service. Stateroom: 584 sq. ft. Balcony: 151 sq. ft.
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Royal Suite, RS Suite/Deluxe Royal Suite (RS)
Bedroom with king-size bed, and private bathroom with tub, double sink and bidet. Private balcony, living room with queen-size sofa bed and baby grand piano. Stateroom: 1,101 sq. ft. Balcony: 106 sq. ft.
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Oceanview Suite - 2 Bedroom (no balcony), VT Suite/Deluxe Oceanview Suite - 2 Bedroom (no balcony) (VT)
Two bedrooms. Master has two twin beds that convert to Royal King and bathroom with tub. Additional bedroom with twin bed and two Pullman beds. Living room with double sofabed and second bathroom with shower. Stateroom: 584 sq. ft.
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Balcony

Oceanview with Balcony, 2D Oceanview with Balcony (2D)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area, private balcony and bathroom. Stateroom: 179 sq. ft. Balcony: 20 sq. ft. 
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Oceanview with Balcony, 5D Oceanview with Balcony (5D) Quad
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area, private balcony and bathroom. Stateroom: 179 sq. ft. Balcony: 20 sq. ft. 
$1,359.00

Third/Fourth $699.00
Spacious Oceanview with Balcony, 1B Balcony Spacious Oceanview with Balcony (1B)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area, private balcony and private bathroom. Stateroom: 204 sq. ft. Balcony: 41 sq. ft.
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Oceanview with Balcony, 1D Balcony Oceanview with Balcony (1D)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area, private balcony and bathroom. Stateroom: 179 sq. ft. Balcony: 20 sq. ft.
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Spacious Oceanview with Balcony, 2B Balcony Spacious Oceanview with Balcony (2B)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area, private balcony and private bathroom. Stateroom: 204 sq. ft. Balcony: 41 sq. ft.
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Spacious Oceanview with Balcony, 3B Balcony Spacious Oceanview with Balcony (3B)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area, private balcony and private bathroom. Stateroom: 204 sq. ft. Balcony: 41 sq. ft.
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Spacious Oceanview with Balcony, 4B Balcony Spacious Oceanview with Balcony (4B)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area, private balcony and private bathroom. Stateroom: 204 sq. ft. Balcony: 41 sq. ft.
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Oceanview with Balcony, 6D Balcony Oceanview with Balcony (6D)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area, private balcony and bathroom. Stateroom: 179 sq. ft. Balcony: 20 sq. ft.
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Outside

Oceanview Stateroom, 2N Oceanview Stateroom (2N)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom. Stateroom: 155 sq. ft. Also available as a Quad.
$1,019.00
Oceanview Stateroom Quad, 3N Oceanview Stateroom Quad (3N) Quad
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom. Stateroom: 155 sq. ft. 
$1,069.00

Third/Fourth $599.00
Ultra Spacious Oceanview, 1K Outside Ultra Spacious Oceanview (1K)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, additional bunk beds in separate area, separate sitting area with sofa bed, and private bathroom with shower. Stateroom: 265 sq. ft.
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Oceanview Stateroom, 1N Outside Oceanview Stateroom (1N)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom. Stateroom: 155 sq. ft.
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Spacious Oceanview, 2M Outside Spacious Oceanview (2M)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom.
Stateroom: 170 sq. ft.
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Oceanview Stateroom, 8N Outside Oceanview Stateroom (8N)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom. Stateroom: 155 sq. ft.
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Inside

Interior Stateroom, 2V Interior Stateroom (2V)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom. Stateroom: 160 sq. ft. Also available as a Quad.
$779.00
Interior Stateroom, 3V Interior Stateroom (3V) Quad
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom. Stateroom: 160 sq. ft. 
$819.00

Third/Fourth $499.00
Interior Stateroom, 1V Inside Interior Stateroom (1V)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom. Stateroom: 160 sq. ft.
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Studio Interior, 2W Inside Studio Interior (2W)
Full size bed and full bathroom. Single occupancy stateroom, no single supplement required. Can sleep up to 1. Stateroom: 108 sq. ft.
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Interior Stateroom, 4V Inside Interior Stateroom (4V)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom. Stateroom: 160 sq. ft.
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Interior Stateroom, 6V Inside Interior Stateroom (6V)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom. Stateroom: 160 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 $422.96 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.
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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