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Negotiating and Mediating Health Care Disputes
Co-Sponsored by:

10-Night 'Roman Empire' Cruise Conference from Rome, Italy
July 28 - August 7, 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.

Holland America Line's Graceful ms Noordam
Holland America's ms Noordam

Course Fees
Physicians - $695.00
Other Professionals - $450.00
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, Physician 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.
Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
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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.
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
PORTS OF CALL
ARRIVE
DEPART
Tue Jul 28
Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy
-
5:00pm
Wed Jul 29
At Sea Cruising
-
-
Thu Jul 30
Dubrovnik, Croatia
8:00am
6:00pm
Fri Jul 31
Corfu, Greece (tenders required)
8:00am
6:00pm
Sat Aug 1
Katakolon, Greece
7:00am
2:00pm
Sun Aug 2
Santorini, Greece (tenders required)
8:00am
9:00pm
Mon Aug 3
Kusadasi (Ephesus) Turkey
7:00am
7:00pm
Tue Aug 4
Piraeus, (Athens) Greece
8:00am
6:00pm
Wed Aug 5
At Sea Cruising
-
-
Thu Aug 6
Messina, Sicily
7:00am
2:00pm
Fri Aug 7
Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy
7:00am
-

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.

ms Noordam

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 Policies vary by cruise line and sailing date. Please check with our staff for your specific cruise conference.

CATEGORY
DESCRIPTION
CEI RATE
J
Large or Standard Inside Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. 143-207 sq. ft.
$1289
/
GG
Large OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub, shower. All GG staterooms have fully obstructed views. 185 sq. ft.
$1439
G

Large OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub, shower.
All G-category staterooms have partial sea views. 185 sq. ft.

$1439
D
Large OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub, shower. 185 sq. ft.
$1739
C
Large OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub, shower. 185 sq. ft.
$1799
VD
Deluxe Verandah OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub, shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. 249 sq. ft.
$1939
VC
Deluxe Verandah OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub, shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. 249 sq. ft.
$2039
VB
Deluxe Verandah OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub, shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. 249 sq. ft.
$2139
VA
Deluxe Verandah OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub, shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. 249 sq. ft.
$2239
SS
Superior Verandah Suites
2
lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath, shower and additional shower stall, large sitting area, dressing room, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 1 person, floor-to-ceiling windows. 389 sq. ft. with verandah
$2739
SA
Deluxe Verandah Suites
2 lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath, shower and additional shower stall, large sitting area, dressing room, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, floor-to-ceiling windows. 510 sq. ft. with verandah
$4439
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Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to Change
3rd/4th in Cabin - $439.00 per person
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $328.10 per person
Deposit $650.00 per person

 

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.