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Topics in Primary Care

2nd title: TBA

7-Night Greek Isles & Italy Cruise
Round-trip Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy
June 13 - 20, 2021

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Royal Caribbean's <em>Odyssey of the Seas</em>
Royal Caribbean's Odyssey of the Seas
14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
14 ACPE Credits
14 CE Credits for Psychologists
14 ASWB ACE Credits
14.0 Contact Hours

Course Fees:

$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Pharmacists, & Dentists
$695 for Physician Assistants
$695 for Nurse Practitioners
$495 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

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Psychologists, Social Workers,

Program Purpose

This CME activity entitled Primary Care includes topics frequently encountered in outpatient medicine in Primary care, however the skills gained can be applied to other specialties.

Participants will become familiar with new diseases management and prevention guidelines and will have the opportunity to practice this knowledge and skills by solving relevant clinical scenarios to improve patient outcome. Participants will gain skills in working with an intraprofessional team for decreasing medical errors (like handoff) and improving patient outcomes and decreasing health care expenditure (like proper chronic pain management, obesity management, lifestyle medicine for management of chronic diseases). We will particularly focus on discussing recommendations based on current strong evidence and updated guidelines.

Topics:
  1. Obesity Management: Update on Latest Guidelines and Evidence, and Practical Tips
    • Synthesize the current guidelines on obesity management in a clinically relevant fashion.
    • Use evidence based medicine to debunk popular myths related to diet, activity and behavior as they relate to the treatment of obesity.
    • Synthesize the effectiveness and risks of each weight loss method for patients
    • Manage obesity in a 15-minute outpatient visit
  2. Health promotion: What are the recommendations and evidence? How to motivate patients for behavior change?
    • Synthesize the updated recommendations and evidence for health promotion
    • Demonstrate techniques for motivating patients for behavior change
    • Apply the knowledge gained to a clinical scenario
  3. Update on evidence-based recommendations for lifestyle management of common diseases
    • Synthesize current evidence and recommendations for lifestyle management of common primary care chronic diseases.
    • Apply lifestyle medicine principles to clinical case management
  4. Update on USPTFS recommendations for screening in primary care
    • Synthesize current US PTFS guidelines for screening in primary care
    • Apply the knowledge gained to relevant clinical scenarios
  5. Current guidelines for screening patients at risk for type 1 and 2 diabetes
    • Summarize current guidelines for screening patients for type 1 and 2 diabetes
    • Apply the knowledge gained to relevant clinical scenarios
  6. Pain management: Guidelines for opioid risk mitigation and overdose resuscitation
    • Identify recent trends in use of opioids and deaths from overdose.
    • Describe recently published clinical guidelines on the use of opioids from the Center for Disease Control, the American Heart Association, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, including risk mitigation strategies and the steps of opioid overdose resuscitation.
    • Apply the knowledge gained to an evolving case involving opioid prescription.
  7. Handoffs: Prevention of medical Errors
    • Summarize the components of optimal verbal and written handoffs
    • Synthesize the roles of effective handoffs and the relationship with medical errors
    • Describe the characteristics, content and sequence of effective handoffs
    • Apply effective handoffs strategies to improve a clinical handoff scenario
Additional 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.

Faculty

Magdalena Pasarica MD, PhD

Magdalena Pasarica MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Family Medicine Chair of Education
University of Central Florida, College of Medicine
Orlando, Florida 

Dr. Pasarica is a physician educator, board certified in Family Medicine with a PhD in Nutrition and Obesity. She serves as Associate Professor of Medicine at University of Central Florida College of Medicine, where she serves as Medical Director for the Student-run free clinic, Editor for the UCF Flagship Medical Journal and Family Medicine Chair of Education.

Dr. Pasarica is actively seeing patients in primary care clinic and performs quality improvement projects for delivery of optimal evidence-based primary care. Through her 10+ years of translational and clinical research in nutrition and obesity, Dr Pasarica is translating her expertise in evidence based medicine and lifestyle medicine into medical education and education research.

Dr Pasarica has been invited by numerous organizations to give CME talks on Primary Care Topics and has published extensively in this field. Her work was recognized by awards from national organizations, including the American Association of Medical Colleges and Bipartisan Policy Center.

2nd speaker TBA

Accreditation

 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.

 

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

Credit Designation for Physicians: Continuing Education, Inc. designates this live activity for 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians 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).

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

 

ANCC

Credit Designation for Nurses: Continuiung Education, Inc. designates this continuing nursing education activity for 14 contact hours.
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 CreditsTM as needed.  Pharmacology credits are identified on individual activities.

ROYAL COLLEGE MOC

 

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada:
Through an agreement between the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, medical practitioners participating in the Royal College MOC Program may record completion of accredited activities registered under the ACCME’s “CME in Support of MOC” program in Section 3 of the Royal College’s MOC Program.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

Credit Designation for Pharmacists: This knowledge-based activity is approved for 14 hours of pharmacy continuing education credit.

Credit Designation for Psychologists: Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibly for the content of the programs.

 

 

 

Credit Designation for Social Workers:  As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Continuing Education, Inc is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Continuing Education, Inc. maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 14 continuing education credits.

Does not apply to the following states/provinces: Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Maine, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Tennessee, West Virginia, Ontario, Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Yukon Territories.

Cruise Itinerary

DATE PORT OF CALL ARRIVE DEPART
Sun Jun 13 Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy
- 5:00 pm
Mon Jun 14 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Tue Jun 15 Santorini, Greece
12:00 pm 11:00 pm
Wed Jun 16 Mykonos, Greece
7:00 am 10:00 pm
Thu Jun 17 Athens (Piraeus), Greece
6:00 am 8:00 pm
Fri Jun 18 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sat Jun 19 Naples, Italy
8:00 am 6:00 pm
Sun Jun 20 Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy
5:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
Greek Isles & Italy

Ports of Call

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy - Plan your time here carefully, as the Eternal City's sights are endless: the Colosseum, the Forum, the Sistine Chapel, the Vatican and so much more.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

Santorini, Greece - The view from the top of Santorini is breathtaking. The harbor below is said to be the site of the lost city of Atlantis! Visit the ruins of Akrotiri and discover a recently unearthed Minoan town which was extinguished by a volcanic cataclysm in 1500 B.C.

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.

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!

Naples, Italy - Capital of Southern Italy, the largest city of Campania, Naples is the third most populated city in Italy (after Rome and Milan), with over a million inhabitants, and is the most important industrial center and trading port for the South. Naples itself can provide a day's fun and entertainment, if its somewhat rundown appearance doesn't dissuade you. Or, join a tour of incredible Pompeii, frozen in time since A.D. 79 when Mt. Vesuvius brought an end to that then-thriving city. Or, take a quick ferry across the bay to the flowery Isle of Capri. Or, (yes, there's more) visit fabulous Sorrento, vacation spot for the well to do.

Royal Caribbean's Odyssey 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.

PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT a CURRENTLY ACTIVE Program.

You may have found this page in error or been referred to this page via an outdated link. If you did come to this page from a link posted on another website, you may wish to alert the person responsible for the link that the program is labeled as inactive on our site. You are also welcome to e-mail us and report this message.

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

STATEROOM DETAILS
PRICING PER PERSON

Suite/Deluxe

Grand Suite - 1 Bedroom, GS Grand Suite - 1 Bedroom (GS)
1 Bedroom Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed. Living room with sitting area and writing desk. Private balcony with seating area and private dining. One bathroom with tub and two sinks (access from living room and bedroom). 

Stateroom: 388 sq. ft. Balcony: 109 sq. ft. 
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Junior Suite with Balcony, J4 Junior Suite with Balcony (J4)
Junior Suite Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed. Bedroom area and sitting area with sofa. One bathroom with tub.
Stateroom: 301 sq. ft. Balcony: 81 sq. ft. 
$5,550.00

Balcony

 Spa Oceanview with Balcony, S4 Spa Oceanview with Balcony (S4)

Your Spa Stateroom is your private retreat for relaxing and recharging.  From a range of calming in-room amenities to upgrated features like lush bath products, luxurious bedding and more; every detail is focused toward your relaxation and well-being. 
Included with the Spa Staterooms:

  • Priority when booking spa treatments
  • Upgraded carpet & balcony cushioned balcony furniture
  • Upgraded mattress and pillows
  • Upgraded jetted shower head
  • Upgraded toiletries
  • Welcome gift of fresh fruit on embarkation day
  • Refreshments delivered daily
    • Water, coffee & tea
  • King-size down feather pillows
  • Cozy slippers and luxurious robes
  • Bluetooth speaker
  • Succulents
  • Tranquil artwork
 
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 Oceanview with Balcony, 4D Oceanview with Balcony (4D)
Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed.
One double sofa bed
Size Stateroom: 182 sq. ft. Balcony: 50 sq. ft. 
$1,725.00
Obstructed Oceanview with Balcony, 1E Balcony Obstructed Oceanview with Balcony (1E)
Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed.
One double sofa bed
Obstructed ocean view
Size Stateroom: 182 sq. ft. Balcony: 50 sq. ft.
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 Oceanview with Balcony, 7D Balcony Oceanview with Balcony (7D)
Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed.
One double sofa bed
Size Stateroom: 182 sq. ft. Balcony: 50 sq. ft.
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 Oceanview with Balcony, 8D Balcony Oceanview with Balcony (8D)
Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed.
One double sofa bed
Size Stateroom: 182 sq. ft. Balcony: 50 sq. ft.
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Outside

Oceanview Stateroom, 2N Oceanview Stateroom (2N)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, full bathroom and sitting area with sofa.
Stateroom: 119 sq. ft. 
$1,260.00
Spacious Oceanview Stateroom, 1M Outside Spacious Oceanview Stateroom (1M)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, full bathroom and sitting area with sofa.
Stateroom: 187sq. ft.
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Oceanview Stateroom, 1N Outside Oceanview Stateroom (1N)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, full bathroom and sitting area with sofa.
Stateroom: 119 sq. ft.
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Spacious Oceanview Stateroom, 2M Outside Spacious Oceanview Stateroom (2M)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, full bathroom and sitting area with sofa.
Stateroom: 187sq. ft.
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Inside

Interior Stateroom, 4V Interior Stateroom (4V)
  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • Sitting arear with one double sofa bed

Stateroom: 166 sq. ft. 
$1,083.00
Interior Stateroom, 2V Inside Interior Stateroom (2V)
  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • Sitting arear with one double sofa bed

Stateroom: 166 sq. ft.
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Interior Stateroom, 3V Inside Interior Stateroom (3V)
  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • Sitting arear with one double sofa bed

Stateroom: 166 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 $282.78 per person.
Deposit $250.00 per person

Course Fee Cancellation Policy: 30+ days before sailing date - 75% Refund ; 7-29 days before sailing date - 50% Refund; Less than 7 days before sailing date - No Refund

Cruise Cancellation Policy: Cancellation policies vary by cruise line, destination and sailing date. Please check with one of our agents 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.

Chubb Travel Protection Overview

Standard Plan Benefits Travel Basics Travel Essentials Travel Choice
Trip Cancellation 100% of Trip Costs
($100,000 maximum)
100% of Trip Costs
($100,000 maximum)
100% of Trip Costs
($100,000 maximum)
Trip Interruption 100% of Trip Costs
($100,000 maximum)
150% of Trip Costs
($150,000 maximum)
150% of Trip Costs
($150,000 maximum)
Trip Interruption - Return Air Only $500 $750 $1,000
Trip Delay $500 ($100 per day) $750 ($150 per day) $1,000 ($200 per day)
Missed Connection NA $250 $500
Baggage & Personal Effects $750 ($50 deductible) $1,000 $2,500
Baggage Delay $200 $300 $500
Accident & Sickness Medical Expense* $15,000 ($50 deductible) $25,000 $50,000
Emergency Evacuation & Repatriation of Remains $150,000 $500,000 $1,000,000
Accidental Death & Dismemberment NA $10,000 $50,000
Assistance Services Included Included Included
Additional Benefits (if purchased within 15 days of Initial Trip Payment; Day 1 is the date the Intial Trip Payment is made)
Pre-Existing Medical Condition Exclusion Waiver Included Included Included
Trip Cancellation/ Interruption due to Financial Default Included Included Included
Accident Sickness Medical Expense Excess Coverage Primary Coverage Primary Coverage
Baggage & Personal Effects Excess Coverage Excess Coverage Primary Coverage
Flight Accident $25,000 $50,000 NA
Missed Connection NA Additional $250 Included in base plan
Optional Benefits (if selected byt the Applicant and required premium is paid)
Medical Coverage Upgrade Included in base plan Included in base plan Additional $50,000
including Emergency Evacuation* Additional $150,000 Additional $500,000 Included in base plan
Car Rental Collision Coverage $35,000 ($250 Deductible) $35,000 ($250 Deductible) $35,000 ($250 Deductible)
Flight Accident Amount selected up to $500,000 Amount selected up to $500,000 NA
*Coverage, pricing and availability may vary by state
*Additional Benefits change not available for CA, CO, KS, MN, MO, MT, NH, NY, PA, TX or WA residents at this time.


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before you cruise

4 Days / 3 Nights Rome Cruise Package

★ ★ ★ ★
Hotel Barocco (or similar)

Piazza Barberini, 9 |, Via della Purificazione, 4, 00187
Roma RM, Italy

The entrance, on via della Purificazione, leads to the hotel's elegantly modest hall. A delicate fragrance greets our guests - an expression of the hotel's philosophy of hospitality. The atmosphere of this exclusive hotel is expression of elegance, discretion and comfort.

These qualities are much appreciated by our guests, among whom businesspeople, professionals, personages from the world of culture, and guests arriving from all parts of the globe to admire Rome and its attractions. The hote's location is, in itself, an invitation to explore Rome's city centre on foot and admire such sights as the Trevi fountain, the Piazza di Spagna square, the Quirinale area, and the Roman Fora. We looked to the practices of the best international hotels, and decided that Hotel Barocco, too, should become a 100% non-smoking hotel.

FACILITIES SERVICES
Common Areas Concierge Service
Barolo Café Fax/Photocopying
Barolo Café Fax/Photocopying
Elevator American Breakfast
All Public and Private spaces non-smoking Breakfast Special Dietary Menus (on request)
Early Breakfast (on request)
Room Services, Complimentary Wi-fi
Luggage Storage, Laundry, Shuttle service

  • Day 1: Rome
    • Arrive at Rome's airport or at Civitavecchia pier. Private transfer to your hotel. Check in at your centrally located hotel. Overnight.
  • Day 2: Vatican Tour
    • Morning tour of Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter' s Basilica. Includes pick up at hotel. Tour will end in Vatican area after 4 hours. Free afternoon and overnight.
  • Day 3: Ancient Rome
    • Afternoon tour of the Colosseum and Roman Forum. Includes pick up at hotel. Your will end in Colosseum area after 4 hours.
  • Day 4: Departure
    • Private transfer to the airport or pier.

    Included:
    • 1 private transfer from airport to hotel or vice-versa
    • 1 private transfer from hotel to pier or vice-versa
    • 1 half day group tour of Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter' Basilica with skip the line tickets
    • 1 half day group tour of Ancient Rome including Colosseum and Roman Forum with skip the line tickets
    • 3 - night hotel accommodation with breakfast. Hotel Barocco or similar

    Rates per person low season - November 22 2021 / February 28, 2022
    • Sharing Double Room $766
    Rates per person high season - April 1, 2021/ July 18, 2021 --- September 1, 2020/ November 10, 2020
    • Sharing Double Room $1,031
    Rates per person medium season - July 19, 2021/August 31, 2021
    • Sharing Double Room $866

    **Black -out dates apply**

    SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY
    A 20% advance deposit is required.

    PRIVATE TRANSFERS OPERATED FROM 08.00PM TO 07.00AM ARE SUBJECT TO A 30% NIGHT SURCHARGE. HOTEL RATES ARE DYNAMIC AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE, LOCAL TOURIST TAX TO BE PAID AT HOTEL BETWEEN 4 AND 7 EURO PER PERSON PER NIGHT.

    All deposits are refundable if a cancellation occurs up to 45 days prior to the beginning of the first service in your reservation. In case of cancellation before the 45th day prior to the first day of service, There will still be a $50 per person handling fee. For cancellations after the 45th day prior to the first service date, there is no refund.

    Final and full payment is due before the 45th day prior to the beginning of the first service in your reservation. Modifications are allowed without any additional charge, however, always subject to hotels and supplier availability and to price changes.

    Prices are subject to increase due to any increase in our cost, such as, but not limited to: increase in air, land fares, fuel cost, and currency fluctuation. We reserve the right to revise the price and re-invoice in case of price increase of 5% or more at the time final payment is due.

    Hotel is subject to availability and can substituted with a similar one.
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