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Negotiating and Mediating Health Care Disputes
Co-Sponsored by:

7-Night Western Mediterranean Cruise Conference
Round-trip Barcelona, Spain
November 1 - 8, 2008

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 Wonderful Voyager of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Voyager of the Seas

Course Fees
Physicians - $650.00
Other Professionals - $395.00
Course Fee Cancellation Policy:
30 days from sailing-None; 7-29 days-50%; Less than 7 days-100%

IMPORTANT: Dear Conferee. The ships provide many amenities for our meeting group. Private rooms, Dining arrangements, Cocktail Receptions and more. It is required that all participants and their families book within the meeting group at Continuing Education, Inc. 1-800-422-0711 in order for the ship to provide these amenities. All guests are included in complimentary meeting events. We very much appreciate your cooperation in this matter.

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, Lawyers, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Nurses, Chiropractors, Health Care Mediators, Physican Assistants
Program Purpose / Objectives
The purpose of this CME activity is to identify and discuss successful methods for mediating and negotiating disputes arising from the delivery of health care

Preliminary Objectives for Activity:
“At the conclusion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:
1. Identify different types of alternative dispute resolution (ADR)
2. Distinguish ADR strategies from traditional litigation
3. Explain interest-based negotiation
4. Explain principled negotiation
5. Distinguish between interest and positional negotiation strategies
6. Outline basic mediation techniques
7. Identify basic negotiation strategies in mediation
8. Apply negotiation strategies to primary provider patient care
9. Describe the use of conflict resolution strategies in consultation liaison services
10. Explore the role of conflict resolution strategies in Medical Ethics Committee Activities
11. Describe the role of mediation in resolving provider patient disputes
12. Recognize the potential of conflict resolution strategies to address other healthcare issues.

Co-Sponsored by
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
Gregory E. Firestone, Ph.D., Director, Conflict Resolution Collaborative in the University of South Florida College of Medicine; Vice Chairman of the Florida Supreme Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Rules and Policy Committee; and Mediation Consultant for the FMQAI Florida Medicare Collaborative Complaint Resolution Program.
Accreditation

Accredited 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.


Nursing Contact Hours: Continuing Education, Inc., is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
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Cruise Itinerary
DATE
PORT
ARRIVE
DEPART
Sat Nov 1
Barcelona, Spain: lectures 2:30-5:30pm
Welcome reception 7:30-8:30pm
-
7:00pm
Sun Nov 2
Nice (Villefranche), France (lectures 7:00 - 10:00am)
10:00am
7:00pm
Mon Nov 3
Florence/Pisa (Livorno), Italy
7:00am
7:00pm
Tue Nov 4
Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
7:00am
7:00pm
Wed Nov 5
Naples/Capri, Italy
7:00am
7:00pm
Thu Nov 6
Palermo, Sicily, Italy
7:00am
7:00pm
Fri Nov 7
At Sea (lectures 8:00am - 12noon and 1:00 - 5:00pm)
-
-
Sat Nov 8
Barcelona, Spain
6:00am
-

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

Cancellations Penalties vary by cruise line and sailing date. Be sure to review these cruise line
policies with our staff.

CATEGORY
DESCRIPTION
CEI RATE
N
Large Interior Stateroom
Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), vanity area and a private bathroom
$550
I
Large Oceanview Stateroom
Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), sitting area with sofa, vanity area and a private bathroom.
$840
E2
Superior Oceanview Stateroom
Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area with sofa bed, and a private bathroom.
$940
D1
Superior Oceanview Stateroom
Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area with sofa bed, and a private bathroom.
$1210
All Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to Change
Call for 3rd/4th person in cabin
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $231.05 per person
Deposit $250.00 per person
Single Rates are Available - Request Details from our Staff
Air Fare Additional
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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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.