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Delivering Personalized Medicine: Focus on Pharmacogenomics, Medication Optimization and Collaborative Care Models to Enhance Patient Outcomes

7-Night Eastern Caribbean & The Bahamas
Round-trip Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
March 19 - 26, 2022

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.

<em>Celebrity Reflection</em>
Celebrity Reflection

COURSE CREDITS & HOURS

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
14 ACPE Credits
14.0 Contact Hours
14 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program

COURSE FEES

$995.00 for Physicians, Psychiatrists, Pharmacists, & Attorneys
$750.00 for Physician Assistants & Nurse Practitioners
$595.00 for Nurses, Students & Others

TARGET AUDIENCE

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists

PROGRAM PURPOSE

The purpose of these lectures is to recognize the evolving role pharmacogenomics is playing in the delivery of personalized medicine. Common sources for medication-related miscommunications and how poor medication adherence impacts the clinical and economic outcomes for patient, providers, and stakeholders will also be covered. The the rationale for collaborative models of care that deliver enhanced clinical, patient, and economic outcomes will be discussed.

  1. From Pharmacogenomics to Personalized Medicine
    • Identify new personal health care technologies and the impact they may have on patient outcomes.
  2. Optimizing Medication Adherence and Outcomes
    • Create strategies to promote medications adherence among all healthcare providers.
    • Describe the impact of poor adherence on clinical and economic outcomes for patient and stakeholders.
  3. Comprehensive Medication Management Services
    • Outline the value of leveraging the prescription benefit to reduce downstream healthcare costs and outcomes.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

PLEASE NOTE: To attend the conference, participants must book their cruise through Continuing Education, Inc.. This ensures our company can provide full conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Note also, that participants' family and friends are welcome to book within our group to take advantage of our typically excellent cruise rates. Thank you for your cooperation.
BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.

Faculty

George E. MacKinnon III, PhD, MS, RPh, FASHP

George E. MacKinnon III, PhD, MS, RPh, FASHP

Founding Dean and Professor of Pharmacy
School of Pharmacy
Medical College of Wisconsin

Dr. George E. MacKinnon III began responsibilities as Founding Dean of the School of Pharmacy at the Medical College of Wisconsin October 1, 2015. His primary academic appointment is as Professor of Pharmacy Administration with secondary appointments within the School of Medicine in the Institute for Health and Equity (Division of Population Health Improvement), Department of Family and Community Medicine and the Genomic Sciences and Precision Medicine Center.

Dr. MacKinnon received both his BS (Pharmacy) and MS (Hospital Pharmacy) from University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy. He completed two-years of post-graduate clinical pharmacy residency training at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, earning his PhD in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from Loyola University Chicago.

Over the past 30 years he has held academic appointments in medicine and pharmacy engaging in clinical practice, research, teaching, and academic administration. His previous appointments include Founding Dean of Pharmacy & Vice Provost for Health Sciences at Roosevelt University Chicago, Vice President of Academic Affairs with the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, and Director of Global Health Economics & Outcomes Research of Abbott Laboratories, in Chicago.

Dr. MacKinnon has engaged in significant curricular pharmacy innovation (e.g., accelerated graduation and non- traditional pathways, integrated curricula, and interprofessional education) and post-graduate training development. He taught one of the first required courses in health economics and outcomes assessment and is Editor of the textbook, Understanding Health Outcomes and Pharmacoeconomic. His research interests align in expanding pharmacist care models (e.g., primary care, pharmacogenomics, immunizations).

Karen J. MacKinnon, BS, RPh

Karen J. MacKinnon, BS, RPh

Assistant Professor and Director of Outreach
Department of Clinical Sciences

In her role at MCW, Professor MacKinnon is responsible for developing corporate partnerships, activities and services that support the creation of new pharmacy practice models. Professor MacKinnon has over 25 years of experience in teaching and has assisted in the establishment of three previous academic pharmacy programs, having served in the roles of Director of Experiential Education and Director of Professional Laboratories.

Professor MacKinnon has practiced in institutional and community pharmacy practice settings throughout her career. Professor MacKinnon is currently engaged with local and state immunization grants to support pharmacists’ role in optimizing and expanding immunization access in Wisconsin.

Taylor J. MacKinnon, PharmD, MS

Taylor J. MacKinnon, PharmD, MS

Taylor MacKinnon received his Doctor of Pharmacy at Creighton University and completed a residency in Health-System Pharmacy Administration at the UW Health. As the Pharmacy Manager of C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital, he oversees and is responsible for decentralized pharmacy clinical services (critical care and general service lines) and operational pharmacy services (hazardous/non-hazardous). As an adjunct clinical instructor at the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy, he precepts pharmacy learners (students, interns, and residents). Additionally, he is actively involved in several national (Vizient & ASHP) and state (MSHP) organizations.

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.

College of Family Physicians of Canada

 

College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)
The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) has a reciprocal credit reporting agreement with the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Prescribed credits can be claimed as the equivalent number of certified credits, and Elective credits can be claimed as the equivalent number of non-certified credits.

Members of the CFPC may claim up to 50 credits per five-year cycle from Physician's Recognition Award (PRA) Category 1 credits. Any additional credits are eligible as non-certified credits.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

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

 MOC ABIM

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 14 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

ITINERARY

DATE PORT OF CALL ARRIVE DEPART
Sat Mar 19 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
- 3:30 pm
Sun Mar 20 *At Sea - Cruising
Lectures: 8:00am - 12 Noon; 1:00pm - 4:00pm
- -
Mon Mar 21 Puerto Plata, Dom. Rep.
Lectures: 4-6 pm
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Tue Mar 22 Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.
11:00 am 6:00 pm
Wed Mar 23 San Juan, Puerto Rico
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Thu Mar 24 *At Sea - Cruising
Lectures: 8:00am - 12 Noon; 1:00pm - 4:00pm
- -
Fri Mar 25 Nassau, Bahamas
11:00 am 6:00 pm
Sat Mar 26 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
7:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.

PORTS OF CALL

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - There is an abundance of things to see and do in the Ft. Lauderdale area: visit the newly redesigned Ft. Lauderdale Beach and cafes, stroll the historic Riverwalk, shop the luxurious stores on Las Olas Boulevard or adventure to the Everglades for an intriguing air boat excursion.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

Puerto Plata, Dom. Rep. - In Puerto Plata, you’ll be greeted by verdant mountains, pristine beaches, and nature-filled adventures. Go for a swim at the awe-inspiring 27 Waterfalls complex. Hike through the lush, protected jungle of El Choco National Park, enjoying the park’s two lagoons. Swim with dolphins at World Ocean, the largest manmade dolphin habitat in the world, or grab a kayak and head out on the water at Manatee Reserve.

For history buffs, tour the Fortress of San Felipe and travel back in time to Spanish occupation. Don’t leave the Domincan Republic without sampling locally distilled rum or delicacies like la bandera and mofongo.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. - Named after a Danish Queen, Charlotte Amalie has one of the most breathtaking deepwater harbors in the world. The key sights of Charlotte Amalie are located within the town centre, making it easy to combine sightseeing with St. Thomas’ fantastic shopping opportunities. Eighteenth century architecture provides the perfect backdrop for walking tours and shopping here in the "Duty Free Capital of the World." For a dose of history, visit Emancipation Park, the American-Caribbean History Museum, or Bluebeard the pirate's castle at Magen’s Bay. If tropical bliss is what you're after, head to any of Charlotte Amalie’s pristine beaches, where the warm water, white sands and palm trees will lull you into deep relaxation!

San Juan, Puerto Rico - The vibrant capital of Puerto Rico, San Juan offers something for every traveler — world-famous beaches with crystal clear waters, incredible cuisine, rugged natural beauty and a rich history that goes back 500 years. With its ancient fortresses and colorful colonial-era buildings, San Juan makes it easy to feel as though you’ve slipped into the past. Life moves at a slower pace along the sunny cobblestone streets of Old San Juan, and salsa beats seem to waft perpetually from open windows. If you’re craving a hike, head to El Yunque National Forest. And if you’re more in the mood to unwind, set your sights on the beautiful shores of Isla Verde or El Condado. Mealtime is also an adventure, with so many delicious options to try — from mofongo and pastelon to chillo frito and alcapurrias. Pair every bite with a piña colada — Puerto Rico’s national drink.

Nassau, Bahamas - Caribbean charm shines in the Bahamian capital, where you’re never more than a few steps away from rhythmic percussions, appetizing flavors, white-sand beaches, and some of the clearest waters in the world. This picture-perfect paradise was once a pirate’s haven— and you can explore its colorful past of buccaneers, blockade-runners and bootleggers along historical streets and at the three colonial fortresses that line the shores. If you’re looking for a more hands-on maritime adventure, look no further. Cruise to Swim with stingrays, dive with dolphins, or spot colorful coral on a glass-bottom boat.

Celebrity Reflection

PLEASE NOTE: To attend the conference, participants must book their cruise through Continuing Education, Inc.. This ensures our company can provide full conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Note also, that participants' family and friends are welcome to book within our group to take advantage of our typically excellent cruise rates. Thank you for your cooperation.

Register your interest and receive a full quote at 800-422-0711 (US/Can) or direct/int'l tel: +1-727-526-1571 or by registering online.
STATEROOM DETAILS
PRICING PER PERSON

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

Suite/Deluxe

Penthouse Suite, PS Penthouse Suite (PS)
Relax in ultimate luxury on your large private veranda. Lounge in the king-size mattress in your bedroom. Enjoy VIP treatment with your Personal Retreat Host, expansive lounge area, and all the other benefits The Retreat has to offer. Penthouse Suites have 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, as well as a private terrace with a hot tub. 1,378 sqft with 197 sqft veranda. 
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and we'll find the best value for you.
Royal Suite, RS Royal Suite (RS)
Unwind in a luxuriously large living and dining area featuring floor to ceiling panoramic windows, a primary bedroom featuring the luxury king-sized mattress, a primary bathroom with a large soaking tub, a separate shower, and a double sink vanity. With this and a spacious private veranda, you’ll enjoy stunning views of the sea no matter where you are. This suite confers all of the benefits of The Retreat. Royal Suites can connect directly to the Iconic Suite for a larger group. 590 sqft with a 153 sqft private veranda. 
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and we'll find the best value for you.
Aqua Sky Suite, AS Suite/Deluxe Aqua Sky Suite (AS)
The Aqua Sky Suite combines the well-being inspired AquaClass experience with exclusive spaces, services, and amenities of The Retreat to leave you more renewed than ever. These large suites feature a king-sized bed and a spacious, private veranda. The split bathroom features a large spa tub and shower.
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Celebrity Suite, CS Suite/Deluxe Celebrity Suite (CS)
These two-room suites feature a large living area with floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows, a private veranda, and a primary bedroom with a king-sized bed. Celebrity Suites confer the benefits of The Retreat, including a private restaurant, exclusive lounge, and dedicated Personal Retreat Host. One Bedroom, One Bathroom. 460 sqft with 51 sqft private veranda.
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Reflection Suite, RF Suite/Deluxe Reflection Suite (RF)
Celebrity’s first two-bedroom suite, the Reflection Suite is located in a private area only accessible with your SeaPass card. Reflection suites have extra-high ceilings and full-height glass doors and windows that display spectacular views; not only from the spacious sitting area but also from the bathroom—which awakens you with a cantilevered glass shower jutting over the sea. Reflection Suites also include all the benefits of The Retreat. 1,636 sqft with 193 sqft veranda.
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Sky Suite, S1 Suite/Deluxe Sky Suite (S1)
The perfectly designed Sky Suite offers a blend of expansive views and intimate luxury. As part of The Retreat, enjoy exclusive access to Luminae and private lounge. These suites feature a king-sized bed that faces a floor-to-ceiling window and sliding glass door leading to private veranda. There is also a split bathroom featuring a large spa tub. Sleeps up to 4. 254 sqft with 57 sqft private veranda.
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Signature Suite, SG Suite/Deluxe Signature Suite (SG)
A sanctuary at sea, Signature suites feature airy rooms with high ceilings and floor-to-ceiling glass doors and windows. Unwind on luxurious lounge seating on your spacious veranda and revel in a host of luxurious amenities exclusive to The Retreat.
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Sunset Sky Suite, SS Suite/Deluxe Sunset Sky Suite (SS)
The Sunset Sky Suite offers a blend of expansive aft-facing views and intimate luxury. Enjoy exclusive access to Luminae and the Retreat Lounge, along with all the other benefits The Retreat offers. 296 sqft with 53 sqft terrace.
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Because this program is sailing soon, full payment of the fare is due at time of booking.

3rd/4th in Stateroom - Please call to secure the best possible pricing

Cruise pricing is presented per person, based double occupancy of the stateroom, per standard industry practice. Pricing presented above is listed accordingly to allow easy comparison for the stateroom categories displayed. Our agents always provide 'total cost' pricing disclosing all particulars before you make any commitment.

COMPETITIVE PRICING PROMISE: We will match any price currently offered by the cruise line; this promise includes their short-term, promotional rates. As a value-added organizer of meetings at sea, however, we do not seek to compete with 'cruise discounters,' 'travel clubs,' or 'distressed inventory' sales operations.
PRICING SUBJECT TO CHANGE: Because this sailing is departing soon, no fares are displayed above; Call us to request a quote of current, market rate fares. Those fares, the same as offered directly by the cruise line, are subject to change at any time until held with a deposit or full payment of the fare. Market rates are capacity and revenue controlled, do fluctuate, and can be withdrawn without notice.
CANCELLATION PENALTY POLICY WILL APPLY: We recommend Travel Insurance to protect your investment from unexpected, late cancellations.
Cruise Cancellation Policy:Late Cancellation policies vary by cruise line, itinerary and length of cruise. When reserving your stateroom, please congirm the policy applicable to this cruise with one of our agents.
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
FUEL SUPPLEMENT: During periods of unusual oil price volatility, cruiselines may implement a fuel surcharge at any time prior to sailing.

Chubb Travel Protection Overview

Please note, this insurance protection is available to the residents of the United States only,
that coverage limits are per person and that limits can vary by State.

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 and After your cruise

Fort Lauderdale Marriot Harbor Beach Resort & Spa

3030 Holiday Drive
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316 USA

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After a busy day of travel, rejuvenate in our updated guest rooms and suites, many of which feature private balconies to soak in waterfront views. Dive into our lagoon-style pool, spend the day jet skiing and snorkeling, or pamper yourself at our luxury spa. Showcasing an array of unique restaurants, our resort offers ample opportunities for culinary adventures.

Ask your CEI agent for details and availability.

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Cambria Fort Lauderdale

141 SW 19th Ct, Dania Beach, FL 33004

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The Cambria® Hotel Ft Lauderdale Airport South & Cruise Port in Dania Beach is not only a stylish hotel with friendly service, it's also conveniently located near some of the area's best attractions, including Fort Lauderdale Beach and the Dania Casino. Wake up to complimentary served gourmet coffee in the lobby, a state-of-the-art fitness center, resort-style heated outside pool and whirlpool, and a "newly renovated" restaurant & bar! Dine with confidence and convenience with choices to dine inside or enjoy the breeze in our outdoor seating area.

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