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MEHS
Medical Ethics and Critical Management Strategies to
Improve Patient Care

7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise
Round-trip Galveston, TX
January 02 - 09, 2022
Royal Caribbean's <em>Liberty of the Seas</em>
Royal Caribbean's Liberty of the Seas
14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
14 ACPE Credits
14 CE Credits
14.0 Contact Hours

Course Fees:

ATTENDEES REGISTRATION FEE
(Cruise pricing additional & listed separately)
Physicians, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Dentists, Pharmacists, Healthcare Executives, and Faculty - seeking up to 14 CE credits / CE contact hours $895.00
Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners, CRNAs, Chiropractors, Physical/Rehab/ Occupational/etc. Therapists, and other Non-Physician healthcare providers - seeking up to 14 CE credits / CE contact hours $695.00
Nurses, Nursing Home/Home Healthcare practitioner, Residents*, Current Students*, and, Former students* of Dr. Chandra or Dr. Stroube (*proof/verification/attestation required) - seeking up to 14 CE credits / CE contact hours $495
Faculty / Corporate Members (Non- CE earning) may also attend CE sessions, but will not receive credit$295
Students (non-CE earning) $195.00

BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.

Call for papers To submit papers,please e-mail Ashish Chandra 

The conference will have Continuing Education sessions as well as Academic Paper Presentation sessions. Select papers from the conference presentations may be invited for review and considered in the journals that the conference has relationships with: Hospital topics (the oldest journal in Health Care Administration field ), Health Care Manager (HCM), International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing (IJPHM).

All conference attendees are encouraged to submit papers / abstracts for presentation in the "Academic Conference Presentation" part of the conference.

All conference registrants are invited to attend and participate in both the Academic and Continuing Education portions of the conference. 
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 ,Psychiatrists, American Psychological Association, Chiropractors, Medical Management Team, Hospital Administrators, Nursing Home Administrators, Faculty & Students from Healthcare and Business Fields, Dentists, Dental Staff,

Program Purpose

Program Itinerary
Date Port Arrive Depart
Jan 02 Galveston, Texas - Cocktail Reception 7-8 PM   4:00 PM
Jan 03 Cruising - CE Session 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM & 1-4 PM    
Jan 04 Cozumel, Mexico 7:00 AM 4:30 PM
Jan 05 Georgetown, Grand Cayman 10:30 AM 6:00 PM
Jan 06 Falmouth, Jamaica 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
Jan 07 Cruising - CE Session 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM & 1-4 PM    
Jan 08 Cruising - Academic Session (Non-CE earning) 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8th International Conference On Medical Ethics, Healthcare Systems & Global Business Issues at Sea
   
Jan 09 Galveston, Texas 6:30 AM  
Call for papers (for Academic Session Presentation only): To submit papers, and for questions regarding the conference, please contact Conference Program Chair Professor Ashish Chandra ( Chandra@UHCL.edu)

NOTE: Select high quality conference papers may be invited for submission to journals affiliated with the conference: Hospital Topics, Health Care Manager, International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing.


"Applying Marketing Research Techniques to Improve Patient Care"

"Ethical Issues Pertaining to Patient Confidentiality & Consent; AND, Human Resources Management Issues that can Impact Patient Care"
  1. The "Value of Marketing Research Techniques in Improving Patient Care"
    (5 hours )
    • The basics of a patient satisfaction survey
    • The 5W&H of understanding the patient and associated environmental issues
    • The role of patient (and caregiver) satisfaction surveys
    • Situations requiring quick survey research-valuing internal versus external surveyors
    • Survey research design, organizing, overseeing, reporting, and understanding
    • Types of data collection techniques
    • Inclusion and exclusion criteria
    • Writing good survey questions-a critical look at a variety of different questions
    • Understanding the report and determining strategies for patient care improvement
    • Ethical issues pertaining to patient/caregiver satisfaction surveys
  2. Recap of the above topic and discussions with specific cases and examples (2 hour)
  3. ETHICAL ISSUES - 1: Patient confidentiality and consent (2 hours)
    • Potential compromising situations where patient confidentially can unintentionally be breached:
      • In healthcare institutions/setting
      • By health and non-health personnel
      • In other social settings
    • EXAMPLES and INTERACTIVE CASES
    • Differentiation between types of consent AND assessing consent issues for and about different clients- minors, adults, and elderly
    • CASE STUDIES and ROLE PLAYING exercise
  4. ETHICAL ISSUES - 2: Gatekeepers for ethical integrity (1 hour)
    • Conflict of interest
    • Whistle-blower
    • Impaired healthcare provider
    • Discrimination
      • Workplace
      • Patient
    • CASE STUDY and DISCUSSION
  5. EMPLOYEE CONFLICT MANAGEMENT & ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH PATIENT CARE (1 hour)
    • Impact of inter-personnel conflict on patient care
    • Correlation between conflict situations and organizational complexity
    • Factors that trigger conflict
    • Conflict between different types of personnel:
      • Physician-physician
      • Physician-nurse
      • Nurse-nurse
      • Department-department
      • Professional disparagement and its impact on patients and care delivery
      • CASE STUDY, ROLE PLAYING exercise, and DISCUSSION
  6. PROFESSIONAL/UNPROFESSIONAL BEHAVIOR - Expectation of Professionalism from: (1 hour)
    • Healthcare personnel perspective
    • Patient Perspective
    • Family/Guardian/Caregiver Perspective
    • CASE STUDY and DISCUSSION
  7. MANAGING COMMUNICATION (1 hour)
    • Ethical dimensions of appropriate communication by medical office staff
    • Value, Issues, and Challenges
    • Types of communication
    • Non-verbal communication
    • Impact on patient/caregiver and their subsequent relationships with health professions
    • Cautions & Precautions
    • CASE STUDY, Role playing excursion, and DISCUSSION
  8. ETHICAL ISSUES - 3: MANAGING TECHNOLOGICAL IMPACT ON PATIENT CARE (1 hour)
    • Ethical Challenges due to Increasing interference of technology in patient care and patient data maintenance
    • Cell phones - unauthorized photography and texting
    • Personal computers/tablet PCs - researching and postings
    • CASE STUDY and DISCUSSION related to unethical behaviors pertaining to utilizing cell phones and computers by health professionals
    • The 5-W&H of patient data access
    • Situations of unauthorized patient data access
    • CASE STUDY and DISCUSSION
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

Ashish Chandra, MBA, PhD

Ashish Chandra, MBA, PhD

Professor Ashish Chandra is a Professor of Healthcare Administration, College of Business at the University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL), Houston, Texas, USA where he also served as the Department Chair for over four years at UHCL. All together Dr. Chandra has over 20 years of university level teaching experience in the U.S. He is a well-recognized healthcare administration academician internationally and serves on the academic advisory board of several educational institutions in Turkey and India. He has also provided over a dozen Management Development Program, Faculty Development Programs, and professional consulting services to several healthcare and business organizations in the United States, India, Turkey, and aboard cruise ships. He actively served on the board of directors of several professional and community organizations in the United States. Over the past four years he has served as the Course Director and Speaker of five Continuing Education Programs for health professionals.

Dr. Chandra is a prolific researcher and has 75 publications in refereed journals, two edited books, ten book chapters, and over 250 publications in conference proceedings. He is an Executive Editor of the journal Hospital Topics (the oldest journal in healthcare administration field - almost 95 years in existence). He has served as the President of FOUR major international academic organizations - the Business and Health Administration Association; the Association of Collegiate Marketing Educators; the MBAA International; and the Federation of Business Disciplines. He has also served as the Program Chair of over a dozen major international conferences, held in U.S., India, Turkey, and U.K. as well as aboard cruise ships in the Caribbean, Alaska, Baltics, and Mediterranean.

Professor Chandra has received numerous awards and recognition related to teaching, research, and service throughout his career, including the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award by the National Society for Leadership Success; 2015 Outstanding Professor Award given by the University of Houston - Clear Lake Alumni Association; 2012 American College of Healthcare Executives Service Award; 2011 Outstanding Educator Award from the Association of Collegiate Marketing Educators; to name a few. He also has the distinct honor of being the Commencement Speaker at the December 2018 graduation ceremony of the University of Houston – Clear Lake.  The URL link to Dr. Chandra’s commencement speech is below. Please cue to minute 32 of the video link in case you just want to see Dr. Chandra’s speech.
URL to speech https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HpwOooexSYA&t=2984s

William B. Stroube, PhD

William B. Stroube, PhD

Professor of Health Services Administration
Director, Health Services Administration Program
University of Evansville

Bill Stroube is Professor of Health Services Administration at the University of Evansville. Before joining the UE faculty in 1998, he spent twelve years in management positions in the pharmaceutical industry, and eight years at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Stroube maintains an active research program and has authored and co-authored over 60 publications in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings. His research and teaching interests include international health care issues, medical ethics, and health care marketing and strategy. He is past president of the Division of Biology and Medicine of the American Nuclear Society, and past president of the international Business and Health Administration Association.

He has extensive international experience leading student groups through several health care systems. He has taught over twenty-five summer classes in various formats in England, Hungary, Slovakia, and China. Dr. Stroube has served as Adjunct Professor at IMS Union University in Dehradun, India, and is a Visiting Fellow at the University of Nottingham, UK.

He holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Murray State University, an MBA in finance from the University of Maryland, and a PhD in analytical and nuclear chemistry from the University of Kentucky.

Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

 

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.

 

 

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

 

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 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


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 14 contact hours of Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) credit.

 

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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Continuing Education, Inc. is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. 

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp.

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 Jan 02 Galveston, TX
- 4:00 pm
Mon Jan 03 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Tue Jan 04 Cozumel, Mexico
7:00 am 4:30 pm
Wed Jan 05 Georgetown, Grand Cayman
10:30 am 6:00 pm
Thu Jan 06 Falmouth, Jamaica
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Fri Jan 07 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sat Jan 08 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sun Jan 09 Galveston, TX
6:30 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
Western Caribbean

Ports of Call

Galveston, TX - Galveston is famous for its seafood, tropical scenery and breathtaking Victorian architecture. This magnificent island also boasts of 32 miles of beautiful beaches and great sportfishing.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

Cozumel, Mexico - The Conquistadors first saw Mexico from the shores of Cozumel while searching for gold. Today, visitors to the island continue to seek out gold and silver jewelry in the shops of San Miguel while having a great time in its many local bars and restaurants. Plus, the waters around Cozumel's sheltered coral reefs make this one of the best snorkeling areas in the world.

Georgetown, Grand Cayman - The premier attraction here is Seven Mile Beach...white as snow, soft as talc. Name your game and you'll find it here: Snorkeling, swimming, sailing, windsurfing over rippling waves, or gliding under them in a passenger submarine. Or perhaps shopping is your game. Duty-free bargains abound: crystal, perfume, jewelry fashioned of silver and prized pink coral.

Falmouth, Jamaica - Step off the ship and step back in time. You might not think so at first glance but little Falmouth was an economic and shipping powerhouse and center for dramatic social change during the English Colonial Period. Founded and named Martha Brae Point in 1769 by local English planter, Thomas Reid, Falmouth became the transshipment hub for the sugar plantations covering the hills of the North Coast of Jamaica. Edward Barrett, a wealthy English planter, strongly influenced the early development of Falmouth. From the wharfs of Falmouth, sugar, molasses, rum and coffee were sent to England while ships carrying African slaves and all the necessities of 18th century colonial life dropped anchor in the bustling port town. You'll return with sun kissed skin, timeless memories as well as interesting historical tidbits to share with friends, like this one: Falmouth received piped water before New York City.

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 Liberty 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

Prices are Per Person, based on double occupancy and include port charges, taxes , fees and gratuities(subject to change). Prices are subject to availability at the time of booking.
STATEROOM DETAILS
PRICING PER PERSON

Suite/Deluxe

1 Bedroom Royal Suite with Balcony, RS 1 Bedroom Royal Suite with Balcony (RS)
Separate bedroom with king-size bed, private balcony, living room with queen-size sofa bed and private bathroom.

Stateroom :1,406 sq. ft., balcony 377 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: 622 sq. ft. Balcony:  160 sq. ft. 
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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: 381 sq. ft. Balcony: 89 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 (one room with third and fourth Pullman beds), a private balcony, two bathrooms and living area with double sofa bed.

Stateroom: 610 sq. ft. Balcony: 208 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 (some with sofa bed) and private bathroom.
Stateroom: 317 sq. ft. Balcony: 65 sq. ft.
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Junior Suite with Balcony, J4 Suite/Deluxe Junior Suite with Balcony (J4)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, private balcony, sitting area (some with sofa bed) and private bathroom.

Stateroom: 317 sq. ft. Balcony: 65 sq. ft.
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Oceanview Panoramic Suite (No Balcony), VP Suite/Deluxe Oceanview Panoramic Suite (No Balcony) (VP)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King. Curtained section with bunk beds. Living area with double sofa bed, vanity and sitting area. One and a half baths with shower. Floor to ceiling wrap around panoramic windows, 76 inches high by 321 inches wide.

Stateroom: 406 sq. ft.
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Villa Suite - 4 Bedrooms, VS Suite/Deluxe Villa Suite - 4 Bedrooms (VS)
Two master bedrooms with baths. Two additional bedrooms, each with two Pullman beds and two twin beds that convert to Royal King. Two additional bathrooms with showers and a spacious living area with a sofa bed and dining table. Private balcony with dining area, lounge chairs and whirpool.

Stateroom 1,302 sq. ft. Balcony 845 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 private bathroom.

Stateroom: 188 sq. ft. Balcony: 46 sq. ft. 
$1,105.46
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Oceanview with Balcony, 4D Oceanview with Balcony (4D)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area, private balcony and private bathroom.

Stateroom: 188 sq. ft. Balcony: 46 sq. ft. 
$1,015.46
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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: 199sq. ft. Balcony: 42 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 private bathroom.

Stateroom: 188 sq. ft. Balcony: 46 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: 199 sq. ft. Balcony: 65 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: 199 sq. ft. Balcony: 65 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: 199 sq. ft. Balcony: 65 sq. ft.
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Oceanview with Balcony, 5D Balcony Oceanview with Balcony (5D)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area, private balcony and private bathroom.

Stateroom: 188 sq. ft. Balcony: 46 sq. ft.
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Spacious Oceanview with Balcony, 6B Balcony Spacious Oceanview with Balcony (6B)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area, private balcony and private bathroom.

Stateroom: 199sq. ft. Balcony: 65 sq. ft.
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Oceanview Balcony with Balcony, 6D Balcony Oceanview Balcony with Balcony (6D)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, sitting area, private balcony and private bathroom.

Stateroom: 189 sq. ft. Balcony: 46 sq. ft.
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Outside

Oceanview Stateroom, 4N Oceanview Stateroom (4N)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom.

Stateroom: 180 sq. ft. 
$825.46
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Oceanview Stateroom, 2N Outside Oceanview Stateroom (2N)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom.

Stateroom: 180 sq. ft.
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Oceanview Stateroom, 3N Outside Oceanview Stateroom (3N)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom.

Stateroom: 180 sq. ft.
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Inside

Interior Stateroom, 4V Interior Stateroom (4V)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom.

Stateroom: 150 sq. ft. 
$765.46
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Interior Stateroom, 2V Inside Interior Stateroom (2V)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom.

Stateroom: 150 sq. ft.
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Interior Stateroom, 3V Inside Interior Stateroom (3V)
Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom.

Stateroom: 150 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: 150 sq. ft.
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Prices are Per Person, based on double occupancy and include port charges, taxes , fees and gratuities. Prices are subject to availability at the time of booking.

Deposit: $250 per person (in the same room) Plus, conference/course registration fee for at least one conference attendee per room.

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.

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.
Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
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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.

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For more details or for a quote, please ask your CEI agent.