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Infectious Disease



14-Night Southeast Asia Discovery Conference

Singapore * Thailand * Vietnam * Philippines * China *
April 4-18, 2009

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.

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14 Category 1 CME Credits
Fees: Physicians - $695
Other Professionals - $450
Cancellation Policy for Course
30-days-None; 7-29 days-50%; 7 days or less-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
ID Specialists, Primary Care Physicians, Internists, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
To update practitioners on new antimicrobials and the current recommendations for managing commonly encountered or emerging diseases, travel medicine and potential biowarfare exposure. Following attendance at this educational activity, participants should be able to:
• Review rules of travel
• Recognize common travel syndromes
• Identify value of Malarial prophylaxis
• Relate that lifestyle, social interactions, travel and food processing all contribute to the emergence of new pathogens
• Deduce that the emergence of new pathogens can to some extent be prevented by attention to ecology and antibiotic prescription
• Update the practicing healthcare provider with the history of influenza
• Update the practicing healthcare provider with the presentation of influenza
• Describe the pathophysiology of influenza
• Identify common pathogens encountered in influenza
• Summarize pandemic prevention strategies as well as public health and personal guidelines for the prevention of disease transmission
• Describe the presentation of pneumonia and SARS
• Explain the pathophysiology of pneumonia and SARS
• Identify common pathogens encountered in pneumonia
• Relate how to manage the patient with pneumonia both as inpatient and outpatient basis
• Recognize the historical significance in our understanding of nosocomial infections is the reduction of mortality
• Explain the epidemiology of nosocomial infections
• Review the management of common nosocomial infections
• Distinguish smallpox from other rashes
• Recognize inhalation anthrax
• Review the nature of biologic weapons
Preliminary Program Topics:
* Travel medicine in the Eastern Mediterranean
* Pneumonia and SARS
* Nosocomial infections
* Influenza: A global threat
* Skin and soft tissue infections
* MRSA: Middle Eastern Perspective
* Bioterrorism and Globalization

(Modifications may be made in consultation with Faculty)

American Academy of Family Physicians
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
John Sinnott, MD, FACP - Director, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Internal Medicine; Professor of Medicine, Surgery and Obstetrics/Gynecology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
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.
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
ARRIVE
DEPART
Sat Apr 4
Singapore
Welcome Reception 5:15-6pm
-
5:00pm
Sun Apr 5
Kemaman, Malaysia
8:00am
6:00pm
Mon Apr 6
At Sea: Lectures 9am-noon
-
-
Tue Apr 7
Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand
8:00am
overnight
Wed Apr 8
Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand
-
4:00pm
Thu Apr 9
At Sea: Lectures 8am-noon
-
-
Fri Apr 10
Phy My, Vietnam (Visa required for US citizens
7:00am
8:00pm
Sat Apr 11
At Sea: Lectures 8am-noon
-
-
Sun Apr 12
Kotakinabalu, Malaysi
8:00am
6:00pm
Mon Apr 13
At Sea: Lectures 8am-noon
-
-
Tue Apr 14
Puerto Princesa, Philippines
7:00am
6:00pm
Wed Apr 15
At Sea: Lectures 8am-noon
Thu Apr 16
Manila, Philippines
7:00am
5:00pm
Fri Apr 17
At Sea: Lectures 8am-noon
Farewell Reception 5:15-6pm
-
-
Sat Apr 18
Hong Kong, China
7:00am
-

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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.

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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

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

CATEGORY
DESCRIPTION
CEI RATE
J
Large or Standard Inside Stateroom
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. 182 sq. ft.
$CALL
1
Large or Standard Inside Stateroom
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. 182 sq. ft.
$CALL
EE
Large Outside Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. * 197 sq. ft.
$CALL
E
Large Outside Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. * 197 sq. ft.
$CALL
DD
Large Outside Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. All DD-category staterooms have partial sea views. * 197 sq. ft.
$CALL
DA
Large Outside Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. * 197 sq. ft.
$CALL
D
Large Outside Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. * 197 sq. ft.
$CALL
C
Large Outside Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. * 197 sq. ft.
$CALL
BB

Verandah Suites
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows.
* 292 sq. ft. with verandah.

$CALL
B
Verandah Suites
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows.
* 292 sq. ft. with verandah.
$CALL
AA
Verandah Suites
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows.
* 292 sq. ft. with verandah.
$CALL
S
Deluxe Verandah Suites
2 lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, large sitting area, dressing room, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows. * 556 sq. ft. with verandah.
$CALL
All Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to Change
3rd/4th $1000.00 per person
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $394.26 per person
Deposit $600.00 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.
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.