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NYSNA
New York State Nurses Association Seminar at Sea

7-Night Greek Isles Cruise
Round-trip Venice, Italy
May 30 - June 06, 2020
Royal Caribbean's <em>Rhapsody of the Seas</em>
Royal Caribbean's Rhapsody of the Seas
Up to 14.5 Contact Hours / 1.6 CEUs live
Up to 4 Contact Hours / .4 CEU self-study
TOTAL: Up to 18.5 Contact Hours / 2 CEU

Course Fees:

$350 for Nurses & Nurse Practitioners

No commercial support was provided for this CH/CEU program


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.

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

Nurses, Nurse Practioners,

Program Purpose

Agenda
DATE PORT OF CALL ARRIVE DEPART CLASS TIME CH / CEU
Sat, May 30 Venice, Italy 5:00pm 2:00-4:00 pm 2.0 / .2
Sun, May 31 Kotor, Montenegro 1 pm 8 pm 10 am - 12 Noon 2.0 / .2
Mon, June 1 Corfu, Greece 9 am 3 pm 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm 1.5 / .2
Tue, Jun 2 Athens, Greece 12 Noon 8:30 pm 9 am - 11:30 am 2.5 / .3
Tue, Jun 3 Mykonos, Greece 7 am 4 pm
Tue, Jun 4 Argostoli, Greece 11 am 7 pm 8 am - 10 am 2.0 / .2
Tue, Jun 5 At Sea 9:00 am - 11:30 am
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
2.5 / .3
2.0 / .2
Tue, Jun 6 Venice, Italy 6:45 am 4.0 / .4
Up to 14.5 Contact Hours / 1.6 CEUs live
Up to 4 Contact Hours / .4 CEU self-study
TOTAL: Up to 18.5 Contact Hours / 2 CEU

Squash That Stress: Lifesaving Techniques and Alternative Healing Modalities for Nurses

Nurses experience stress everyday provoked by ever increasing workloads, healthcare industry instability, family responsibilities, conflicts, life events, financial strain, and health problems. While a certain amount of life stress may be beneficial, intense stress is unhealthy. The first reaction to stress is anxiety.

Continuing stress has a detrimental effect on physical and mental health and cognitive functioning. Prolonged stress generates internal inflammation, reduces immune function, and results in a range of chronic health problems such as depression, fatigue, insomnia, headache, overeating, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and even cancer. While nurses understand that the best way to manage stress and anxiety is through self-care, they frequently complain that they don't have time to think about themselves.

Join us in an interactive program offering meditative movement exercise and dance, along with alternative healing modalities, medically proven to reduce stress and increase well-being that can be done anytime, anyplace, even on the job. Learn basic Yoga and Medical Qi-gong moves that will improve your concentration, body posture, mind-body connection and bolster your relaxation. Through energy work, working with crystals and energy grids, sound, meditation, breathing regulation, dance, and body posture exercises, you can improve your overall physical fitness and stamina while simultaneously reducing your stress levels.

At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to:
  • Differentiate how mind-body exercise differs from conventional exercise
  • Analyze research-supported outcomes and benefits of mind-body exercise, specifically for yoga, qi-gong, and tai chi
  • Explore alternative healing modalities that reduce stress and promote well being
  • Evaluate the role of mind-body exercise and alternative healing modalities in chronic disease management
  • Demonstrate regulated breathing, mindful concentration, and gentle movements of the body that regulates mood and reduces stress
  • Discuss how mind-body exercises can be utilized during your workday
  • Develop a plan to incorporate mind-body exercise and alternative healing modalities into your everyday life
  • Appraise the benefit of applying mind-body exercise and alternative healing modalities into your patient's plan of care

Conference takes place on day at sea, giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.
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

Carol Lynn Esposito, Ed.D., JD, MS, RN-BC, NPD

Lucille Contreras Sollazzo, MSN, RN-BC, NPD

Nancy Hagans, BSN, RN-BC, CCRN

Accreditation

The New York State Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.





The New York State Nurses Association is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training "IACET" and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. NYSNA wishes to disclose that no commercial support of sponsorship was received. NYSNA Program Planners and Presenters declare that they have no conflict of interest in this program.
Declaration of Vested Interests: None.
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 May 30 Venice, Italy
- 5:00 pm
Sun May 31 Kotor, Montenegro
1:00 pm 8:00 pm
Mon Jun 01 Corfu, Greece
9:00 am 3:00 pm
Tue Jun 02 Athens (Piraeus), Greece
12:00 pm 8:30 pm
Wed Jun 03 Mykonos, Greece
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Thu Jun 04 Argostoli, Greece
11:00 am 7:00 pm
Fri Jun 05 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sat Jun 06 Venice, Italy
6:45 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
Eastern Mediterranean

Ports of Call

Venice, Italy - Venice is possibly the most romantic place you'll ever visit. It seems almost redundant to describe the charms of Venice. The cafes of St. Mark's Square, Palazzo-lined canals plied by gondolas, the elegant Doge's Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the Church of San Giorgio Maggiore: Venice is one impossibly beautiful sight after next. A great collection of Renaissance era art is housed at Gallerie dell'Accademia. Or, if you prefer modern art, Venice is home to the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. And, if you want to enjoy a truly special meal while here, visit one of the excellent restaurants of the Associazione dei Ristoranti della Buona Accoglienza.

Still not sure how you'll entertain yourself? Here's the New York Times' take on how to get the most out of your time in Venice (published June 12, 2014) 36 Hours in Venice
Pre and Post-Cruise Hotel Packages in Venice

Kotor, Montenegro - Though small, this city is vibrant and shining and its people are happy to share their city with all who come.

Corfu, Greece - Corfu greets you with sunny beaches, miles of cypress groves and the opulent villas of 19th century European royalty.

Athens (Piraeus), Greece - You'll climb the Acropolis, the site of ancient Athens, crowned by the immortal Parthenon. Its chiseled columns were raised by Pericles, Athens's great general. Rest your running shoes in the temple of Nike. A little shopping and souvlaki in the Plaka and you're practically an (ancient) Athenian!

Mykonos, Greece - For pure Mediterranean pizzazz, Mykonos can't be beat. Designer boutiques and beautifully bronzed Greek gods and goddesses lie on Mykonos' beaches. And Mykonos' famous five white churches look down on it all in oblivious serenity.

Argostoli, Greece - Situated on the largest of the Ionion Islands on Kefalonia, Argostoli is perfect for nature and history lovers. Tour the ruins of St. George Castle, see loggerhead turtles feeding and take in sweeping views atop its cliffs.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

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 Rhapsody 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

AGENTS WILL CHECK ALL PROMOTIONS AVAILABLE AT THE TIME OF BOOKING.
STATEROOM DETAILS
PRICING PER PERSON

Suite/Deluxe

Royal Suite - 1 Bedroom, RS Royal Suite - 1 Bedroom (RS)
Grand entrance with doorbell. Bedroom with king-size bed, and private bathroom with whirlpool tub, private balcony, living room with queen-size sofa bed and baby grand piano. Stateroom: 1,326 sq. ft. Balcony: 110 sq. ft. 
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Owner's Suite - 1 Bedroom, OS Owner's Suite - 1 Bedroom (OS)
Marble entry with door bell. Queen-size bed, bathroom with tub. Separate living area with a queen-size sofa bed. Stateroom: 523 sq. ft. Balcony: 104 sq. ft. 
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Junior Suite with Balcony, J4 Junior Suite with Balcony (J4)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, private balcony, sitting area with sofa bed and private bathroom with tub. Stateroom: 241 sq. ft. Balcony: 64 sq. ft. 
$3,612.00
Cruise Line's lower Non-Refundable Deposit Rates may be available
Grand Suite - 1 Bedroom, GS Suite/Deluxe Grand Suite - 1 Bedroom (GS)
Marble entry. Room has two twin beds that convert to Royal King, private balcony, sitting area and private bathroom with tub. Stateroom: 355 sq. ft. Balcony: 104 sq. ft.
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Grand Suite - 2 Bedrooms, GT Suite/Deluxe Grand Suite - 2 Bedrooms (GT)
Two bedrooms with two twin beds that convert to Royal King, two bathrooms (one with shower, one with bathtub), living area with double sofa bed and two Pullman beds, and a private balcony. Stateroom: 509 sq. ft. Balcony: 59 sq. ft.
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Junior Suite with Balcony, J3 Suite/Deluxe 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: 241 sq. ft. Balcony: 64 sq. ft.
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Oceanview Suite (no balcony), VO Suite/Deluxe Oceanview Suite (no balcony) (VO)
Two bedrooms with two twin beds that convert to Royal King. Two bathrooms, one with tub, living area with double sofa and second bedroom with 2 Pullman beds. Stateroom: 535 sq. ft.
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Balcony

Spacious Oceanview with Balcony, 2B Spacious Oceanview with Balcony (2B)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area, private balcony and private bathroom. Stateroom: 195 sq. ft. Balcony: 35 sq. ft. 
$2,972.00
Cruise Line's lower Non-Refundable Deposit Rates may be available
Spacious Oceanview with Balcony, 4B Spacious Oceanview with Balcony (4B)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area, private balcony and private bathroom.

Stateroom: 195 sq. ft. Balcony: 35 sq. ft. 
$2,745.00
Cruise Line's lower Non-Refundable Deposit Rates may be available
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: 195 sq. ft. Balcony: 35 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: 195 sq. ft. Balcony: 35 sq. ft.
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Outside

Oceanview Stateroom, 3N Oceanview Stateroom (3N)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom. Stateroom: 154 sq. ft. 
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Oceanview Stateroom, 6N Oceanview Stateroom (6N)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom. Stateroom: 154 sq. ft. 
$1,079.00
Cruise Line's lower Non-Refundable Deposit Rates may be available
Spouse/partner Not Attending Conference: Oceanview Stateroom, (2N) Outside Spouse/partner Not Attending Conference: Oceanview Stateroom ((2N))
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom. Stateroom: 154 sq. ft.
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Ultra Spacious Oceanview, 1K Outside Ultra Spacious Oceanview (1K)
Two sets of two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area with sofa bed, separate area with bunk beds and a private bathroom with shower. Stateroom: 246 sq. ft.
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Spacious Oceanview, 1M Outside Spacious Oceanview (1M)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area with sofa, vanity area and a private bathroom. Oversized window provides extended view. Stateroom: 193 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: 154 sq. ft.
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Ocean View Single Occupancy, 2N Outside Ocean View Single Occupancy (2N)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom. Stateroom: 154 sq. ft.
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Inside

Interior Stateroom, 3V Interior Stateroom (3V)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom. Stateroom: 146 sq. ft. 
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Attending conference: Interior Stateroom, 6V Attending conference: Interior Stateroom (6V)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom. Stateroom: 146 sq. ft. 
$979.00
Cruise Line's lower Non-Refundable Deposit Rates may be available
Interior Stateroom, -6V Inside Interior Stateroom (-6V)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom.

Stateroom: 146 sq. ft.
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Spouse/partner Not  Attending conference: Interior Stateroom, (6V) Inside Spouse/partner Not Attending conference: Interior Stateroom ((6V))
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Interior Stateroom, 1V Inside Interior Stateroom (1V)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom. Stateroom: 146 sq. ft.
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Interior Stateroom, 2V Inside Interior Stateroom (2V)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom. Stateroom: 146 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: 146 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 $297.73 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.

AGENTS WILL CHECK ALL PROMOTIONS AVAILABLE AT THE TIME OF BOOKING.


* 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.
* 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.
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.

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

before you cruise

NH Venezia Rio Novo

Calle Larga Ragusei Dorsoduro 3489/E-C, 30123
Venice, Italy

The new NH Venezia Rio Novo is a modern hotel in the heart of the Dorsoduro district - an area renowned for showcasing the "real Venice" and bustling with restaurants, shops, artisan boutiques as well as important sites like Ca' Foscari University and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

Date Room Occupancy Price VAT Total
5/28/2020 Single 222,45 22,25 244,70
Double 230,37 23,03 253,40
5/29/2020 Single 258,82 25,88 284,70
Double 266,73 26,67 293,40
Room type: RUN OF HOUSE: rooms' category undefined, assignment upon arrival.
Rates are in Euros, per room, per night and subject to change. Room configuration may differ from the above pictures.

VAT 10% and breakfast included.
City Tax: Euro 4,50 per person per night, not included.
BOOK HOTEL

Crowne Plaza Venice East
Quarto d'Altino


Viale Della Resistenza 18/20, Quarto d'Altino
30020, Italy

Property Location
When you stay at Crowne Plaza Venice East in Quarto d'Altino, you'll be near the airport and within the vicinity of Forte Bazzera. This 4-star hotel is within the region of Rialto Bridge and St. Mark's Basilica.

Note: Trains take 20 minutes from Quarto d'Altino rail station to Venice's central St Lucia rail station.

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 153 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and bidets. Conveniences include laptop-compatible safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Amenities
Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities, including a sauna, a fitness center, and bicycles to rent. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a television in a common area.

Dining
Enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's dining establishments, which include 2 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Breakfast is available daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.



Date Room Occupancy Price
5/28/2020 Double Single use €120.00
Twin Double Room €140.00
Triple Room €170.00
5/29/2020 Double Single use €120.00
Twin Double Room €140.00
Triple Room €170.00
Rates are in Euros, per room, per night and subject to change. Room configuration may differ from the above pictures.

Included: VAT at 10% and American Buffet breakfast, wi-fi connection, parking, free access to the MiniGym and Sauna, free shutttle service from/to Venice Marco Polo Airport (on request, according to a pre-set schedule).
City not included in the room rate (it is approximately € 2.00 per person, per night.
Check in: from 2:00 PM
Check out: at 10:00 AM