Paragon Nursing Education: Travel Medicine, Mediterranean Cruise , Round-trip Barcelona, Spain: October 27 - November 3, 2019
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Travel Medicine

7-Night Mediterranean Cruise Conference
Round-trip Barcelona, Spain
October 27 - November 3, 2019

This conference has already sailed, but that doesn't mean you have to miss the boat! Click here to see our complete schedule of upcoming programs.

Royal Caribbean's Fantastic Brilliance of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Brilliance of the Seas

14 Contact Hours
Course Fees: Nurses : $350

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
Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
Topics:
  • Before You Go...
  • Marine Hazards & Stings
  • Lightning Injury
  • Altitude Sickness
  • Hypothermia & Frostbite
  • Animal Attacks
  • Improvised Trauma Care
  • Traveler's Diarrhea
  • Spiders & Snakes!
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
Cheryl Randolph, RN, MSN, CCRN, CEN, CPEN, TCRN, FNP-BC, FAEN

Cheryl Randolph has been practicing critical care nursing for the past 29-years in ED, PICU, ICU & PACU, attaining national certifications in emergency nursing, pediatric emergency nursing, critical care, and as a family nurse practitioner. In addition, she is a Fellow of the Academy of Emergency Nursing: a select group of 150 ED nurses who have made lasting and significant contributions to ED Nursing. She has taught nursing at both the associate and baccalaureate degree levels, and is now acting as the owner of Paragon Education, committed to superior nursing continuing education.

Cheryl is dedicated to empowering critical care and emergency nurses in their practice and is a nationally-recognized seminar speaker. Her reputation is well deserved for her ability to make nursing education applicable and practical, as well as engaging and entertaining. Her interactive seminars offer diverse educational activities that aim to increase knowledge, expand understanding, refine skills, enhance practice performance and improve the health status of patients.

Cheryl is an innovative educator with the wonderful ability to make complex concepts understandable and clinically applicable. In her seminars, you'll find current, and clinically-relevant information that is presented with individual flair. And you'll laugh, a lot.
Accreditation
Paragon Education Nursing CE Paragon Education is accredited by the California BRN, (#CEP 14156) and by the Florida BRN (#50-21623), as a Provider of Continuing Nursing Education.

This certification allows CE approval for all US states, with the exception of Alaska, West Virginia and Wyoming.
Paragon Education is also an approved California EMS CE (Provider #49-0077).
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
Sun Oct 27 Barcelona, Spain
- 5:00 pm
Mon Oct 28 Nice, France
9:00 am 7:00 pm
Tue Oct 29 Portofino, Italy
8:00 am 6:00 pm
Wed Oct 30 Florence/Pisa (La Spezia), Italy
7:00 am 7:00 pm
Thu Oct 31 Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
7:00 am 7:00 pm
Fri Nov 01 Amalfi Coast (Salerno), Italy
8:00 am 6:30 pm
Sat Nov 02 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sun Nov 03 Barcelona, Spain
6:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
Ports of Call
Barcelona, Spain (Embark and Debark) -

Barcelona is a one of the world's great cities. Stroll down her tree-lined boulevards, the magnificent Passeig de Gràcia or the more touristed Las Ramblas. On the Passeig, shop a serious fashion district while marveling at examples of Mordenisme architecture, seemingly sculpted from the stuff of dreams (Gaudi's masterpiece of a family home, Casa Batlló is well worth a visit). If a trip on the Passeig hasn't convinced you of Gaudi's genius, a visit to La Sagrada Familia Cathedral will do the trick; this fantastic, soaring marvel will live on in your memory long after you've returned.

Not far from the Passeig and just north of Las Ramblas, the Gothic Quarter (the Barri Gotic) provides an abundance of shopping opportunities for all tastes, and a bit of European history to boot - check out the tranquil Cathedral of Barcelona. To see a bit of local life a visit to a food market is a quick, fun detour: try Santa Caterina near the Cathedral or Mercado de La Boqueria, right off of Las Ramblas.

Barcelona's food is also a highlight: stop into a tapas bar and try a variety of delicacies. “Standard” restaurants of every style are available, too. And, there's music, too! Visit an underground jazz club or the magnificent Palau de la Música Catalana; or stop by the Palau Dalmases for a stunning, flamenco performance (it's near the Picasso museum). Did we mention art? One of the largest collections of Picasso's art is found at the Museau Picasso, and a great collection of contemporary, figurative (i.e not abstract) painting and sculpture is housed at the European Museum of Modern Art just around the corner.

It's probably clear by now that you really can't get it all done in a day (even if all means "just the must-sees"). So, stay for a day or three in the Gothic Quarter or near Plaça de Catalunya and really get a feel for what makes Barcelona such a wonderful place. Partly it's the result of the "accidents" of its history and present: as the regional capital of Spain's prosperous Catalunya region, Barcelona has a "flavor" that is a bit of a mix between Spanish and French (it's located quite close to the French border). Yes, you can practice your Spanish here - it attracts Spaniards from throughout the country - but you'll also see and hear Catalan with it's own charm. You won't regret you time here.”

Amalfi, Italy - The Amalfi coast has been called the greatest meeting of land and sea on earth. Situated in the Campania region between Sorrento and Salerno, Amalfi is one of the main towns, the other being Positano, on the world famous Amalfi Drive - known as the most romantic drive in Italy. The road is gouged from the side of rocky cliffs plunging into the sea. Erosion has contorted the rocks into mythological shapes and hollowed out fairy grottoes where the air is turquoise and the water an icy blue. During the Middle Ages, Amalfi was an independent maritime state with a population of 50,000. The ship compass was invented here in 1302. Approximately 10 miles away from Amalfi is the village of Ravello. An enchanting village with wonderful views and quiet lanes, Ravello boasts romantic gardens that showcase medieval ruins, and afford magnificent views of the entire Bay of Salerno.
Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy - Ah, the Eternal City: Romance, culture, food, history, art and fashion. You'll have to plan your time carefully as the sights of Rome are captivating and seemingly endless: the Colosseum and Forum, the Pantheon and Trevi Fountain and, of course the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel. And, of course, there are world class museums for lovers of every art era and fine food is easily found (take a brief stroll away from the most heavy tourist areas to find the good stuff).
Livorno (Florence/Pisa), Italy - In Florence view the timeless treasures: the lofty Duomo, Giotto's bell tower, Michelangelo's David, the Uffizi Gallery, Ponte Vecchio over the Arno. In Pisa, see the famous Tower, still standing, if crookedly, after 650 years.
Nice, France - Cosmopolitan and chic, sun-drenched and spicy, Nice sparkles as the unofficial capital of the Riviera. Its bustling nightlife, top-notch museums, vibrant arts, and beaches enhance the charm of this Riviera town. Excellent local and regional transportation and a populace accustomed to tourists make Nice a rite of passage travelers young or old.
Santa Margherita (Portofino), Italy - Portofino, picturesquely situated in a narrow cove at the southeastern tip of a promontory might be the most beautiful place you'll ever see. A tiny port on Italy's northern coast, enchanting Portofino has long been popular with artists, actors and important people thanks to its beautiful setting. Abundantly blessed with agreeable climate and luxuriant vegetation, this "Pearl of the Mediterranean" should have a place on everyone's "bucket list." Fortunately for we in the know, it still remains unspoiled.

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.

Brilliance 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.
Cruise Pricing

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

STATEROOM DETAILS
PRICING
PER PERSON
Grand Suite with Balcony (GS) - Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, private bathroom with bathtub and a sitting area with sofa bed.
387 Sq. Ft., Balcony 93 Sq. Ft.
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800-422-0711
for Pricing
Junior Suite with Balcony (J3) - Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, private bathroom with bathtub and a sitting area with sofa bed.
299 Sq. Ft., Balcony 66 Sq. Ft.
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800-422-0711
for Pricing
Ocean-View with Balcony (5D) Quad - Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, sitting area, and a private bathroom. (179 sq. ft., Balcony 41 sq. ft.)
$1,089
1st & 2nd person

$399
3rd & 4th person
Ocean-View with Balcony (6D) - Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, sitting area, and a private bathroom. (179 sq. ft., Balcony 41 sq. ft.)
$1,019
OceanView Stateroom (3N) Quad-Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area with sofa, vanity area and a private bathroom. (170 sq. ft.)
$769
1st & 2nd person

$299
3rd & 4th person
OceanView Stateroom (8N) -Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area with sofa, vanity area and a private bathroom. (170 sq. ft.)
$719
Interior Stateroom (3V) Quad- Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area, vanity area, and a private bathroom. (170 sq. ft.)
$669
1 st & 2nd person

$199
3rd & 4th person
Interior Stateroom (4V) - Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area, vanity area, and a private bathroom. (170 sq. ft.)
$619
Rates are per person, based on double occupancy and subject to change.

Port charges, taxes and fees $305.34 per person.
Travel Insurance is optional but recommended.
Cancellation penalties apply. Other cabin types and single occupancy rates are available on request. Remember that at the time of booking, any applicable cruise line promotions will be extended to you.
Deposit: $250 per person

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

Important Note: Not all staterooms within each category have the same furniture configuration and/or facilities. Appropriate symbols within the rooms on the deck plans describe differences from the stateroom descriptions . All information is subject to change.
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.
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.
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.

TravelSafe.comPlease visit TravelSafe.com for travel insurance information.

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.