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Infectious Diseases

9-Night Aruba, Bonaire & Curacao Cruise
Round-trip Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
April 15 - 24, 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 Equinox</em>
Celebrity Equinox

COURSE CREDITS & HOURS

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

COURSE FEES

$1,095.00 for Physicians, Psychiatrists, Pharmacists, & Attorneys
$850.00 for Physician Assistants & Nurse Practitioners
$695.00 for Nurses, Students & Others

TARGET AUDIENCE

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists

PROGRAM PURPOSE

Topics in Infectious Diseases
Presented by Thomas M File, Jr. MD MSc MACP FIDSA FCCP
  1. Review of Vaccines 2022
  2. Newer Agents of Antimicrobial Therapy
  3. Antimicrobial Stewardship
  4. Update Respiratory Infections
  5. Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
  6. Update Urinary Tract Infections
  7. Review of COVID-19
  8. Sexually Transmitted Diseases 2022
  9. Emerging Infections
  10. Infectious Disease Pearls and Cases (1.5 hours)

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

Thomas M File Jr., MD, MSc, MACP, FIDSA, FCCP

Thomas M File Jr., MD, MSc, MACP, FIDSA, FCCP

Chair, Infectious Disease Division
Co-Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
Summa Health, Akron, OH
Professor, Internal Medicine; Master Teacher; Chair, Infectious Disease Section
Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED); Rootstown, Ohio
Past President, Infectious Diseases Society of America

Thomas M File Jr., MD MSc MACP FIDSA FCCP Dr Thomas File is Chair of the Infectious Disease Division and Co-Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship at Summa Health in Akron, Ohio and Professor of Internal Medicine, Master Teacher, and Chair of the Infectious Disease Section at Northeast Ohio Medical University. After graduating from medical school at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1972, Dr. File received his Master of Science in medical microbiology from Ohio State University in Columbus, in 1977, where he also completed his fellowship in infectious diseases.

Dr File is a past President of the Board of Directors of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and Past President of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID). He is a Master of the American College of Physicians, a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, and a member of the American Thoracic Society. He is a past Chairperson of the Standards and Practice Guidelines Committee of the IDSA and served as a member of several guideline panels. He is a past-president of the Infectious Disease Society of Ohio. Primary research interests that Dr File has pursued include respiratory tract infections, antimicrobial stewardship, immunizations in adults, and evaluation of new antimicrobial agents. A frequent lecturer nationally and internationally, he has published more than 250 articles, abstracts, and textbook chapters, focusing on the diagnosis, etiology, and treatment of infectious diseases, especially on respiratory tract infections and antimicrobial stewardship. He received the Watanakunakorn Clinician Award from the IDSA in 2013 and the John P Utz Leadership award from NFID in May 2017. He authors sections on community-acquired pneumonia, acute bronchitis, and hospital-acquired pneumonia in UpToDate. He is Editor-in-Chief of Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice.

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 21 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 21 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 21 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 21 (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
Fri Apr 15 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
- 4:00 pm
Sat Apr 16 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sun Apr 17 Georgetown, Grand Cayman
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Mon Apr 18 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Tue Apr 19 Willemstad, Curacao
1:00 pm -
Wed Apr 20 Willemstad, Curacao
- 6:00 pm
Thu Apr 21 Oranjestad, Aruba
7:00 am 8:00 pm
Fri Apr 22 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sat Apr 23 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sun Apr 24 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
7:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
Aruba, Bonaire & Curacao Cruise

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

Georgetown, Grand Cayman - Grand Cayman is where the high life meets island life. Snorkel with stingrays in Stingray City. Treat your inner foodie at eateries established by acclaimed top chefs like Michael Schwartz, or chow down on conch fritters by the seashore. You can even soak up some rays at one of the beaches voted best in the world, Seven Mile Beach. And do it all in the same day.

Willemstad, Curacao - Willemstad is an isle of Dutch treats: gabled storybook houses, duty-free Delftware, the famous Curacao orange flavored liqueur. But while bright, airy, and beachy Willemstad may feel like a Dutch city, don’t let the colonial pastels and European-style streets fool you—you’re in the Southern Caribbean cruise of a lifetime.

On cruises to Curaçao, beautiful beaches, clear waters, and incredible diving and snorkeling will quickly steal your heart. An abundance of activities available day and night will keep you busy (enough) to leave you with lasting memories, but with time to really enjoy the flavor of "island time."

Oranjestad, Aruba - A Dutch jewel with a tropical touch. In Oranjestad, Aruba's capital, explore the colorful floating market and Nassaustraat, brimming with quaint shops. Head for the beach where water sports abound: snorkeling, rides on glass bottom boats and submarines. Or venture into the countryside to see the haunts of the huge green parakeet, the unique rock gardens of Casi Bari, the curious divi divi tree, forever bending in the tradewind breezes

Celebrity Equinox

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

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-size mattress, a primary bathroom with a large soaking tub, a separate shower, and double sink vanity, and a spacious private veranda. No matter where you are in this suite, you’ll enjoy stunning views of the sea. One bedroom, one bathroom. 687 sq ft. with 72 sq. ft. 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 offers a blend of expansive views and intimate luxury. Enjoy exclusive access to Luminae and the private lounge, unlimited access to the Persian Garden, complimentary dining at Blu, and a personal spa concierge. 319 sq. ft. with 79 sq. ft. balcony.
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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, private veranda, and a primary bedroom with a king-sized bed. 460 sq. ft. with 51 sq. ft. veranda
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Penthouse Suite, PS Suite/Deluxe Penthouse Suite (PS)
The retreat includes stunning accommodations, a private restaurant, and exclusive lounge and sundeck that rivals a high-end resort. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms. 1378 sq ft. with 197 sq. ft. veranda.
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Sky Suite, S1 Suite/Deluxe Sky Suite (S1)
The Sky Suite offers a blend of expansive views and intimate luxury. Enjoy exclusive access to Luminae and the private lounge. 319 sq. ft. with 79 sq. ft. balcony.
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Sunset Sky Suite, SS Suite/Deluxe Sunset Sky Suite (SS)
The Sunset Sky Suite offers a blend of expansive views and intimate luxury. Enjoy exclusive access to Luminae and the private lounge, and beautiful panoramic views at the rear of the ship, perfect for viewing sunsets. 319 sq. ft. with 79 sq. ft. balcony.
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Ultra Deluxe Veranda Stateroom, UV Suite/Deluxe Ultra Deluxe Veranda Stateroom (UV)
Ample indoor and outdoor space come together to create your private sanctuary at sea. Relax in a spacious lounge and enjoy amenities that all contribute to your modern luxury experience. Your personal veranda lets you greet the day, enjoy fresh sea breezes, and soak in breathtaking sunsets. Each veranda stateroom includes world-class amenities that all contribute to your modern luxury experience.
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Balcony

Sunset Veranda Stateroom, SV Sunset Veranda Stateroom (SV)
Sunset Veranda staterooms are located at the rear of the ship, offering stunning evening views. Complimentary robe and tote bag. Interactive TV, private safe, and custom blended bath products.  
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Prime AquaClass Stateroom, A1 Balcony Prime AquaClass Stateroom (A1)
Prime staterooms are located in the most desirable locations on the ship. Two twin beds that are convertible to queen-size (unless stated otherwise) and sitting area, private mini-bar, interactive Samsung flat-screen television system to view and select shore excursions, order room service, and watch movies, private safe, and dual voltage 110/220AC outlets. Stateroom: 194 square feet, Veranda 54 sq. ft.
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AquaClass Stateroom, A2 Balcony AquaClass Stateroom (A2)
AquaClass Staterooms have: Expanded room service breakfast menu, Specialty restaurant Blu serving complimentary, healthy breakfast daily and complimentary dinner nightly. Aromatherapy diffuser, Euro Face towel, facial spray, lip balm, and pillow menu. Daily delivery of flavored tea. Plush, 100% cotton bathrobes and slippers. Double occupancy. 194 sq ft with 54 sq ft veranda.
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Prime Concierge Class Stateroom, C1 Balcony Prime Concierge Class Stateroom (C1)
Personalized Concierge service. Priority check-in Exclusive embarkation day lunch. Destination Seminar. Exclusive pre-departure lounge. Priority debarkation. Main & specialty restaurant seating time preferences. Welcome sparkling wine and fresh fruit. Daily delivery of afternoon savories. Stateroom: Prime staterooms are in more desirable locations on the ship. 204 sq ft. veranda 42 sq ft.
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Concierge Class Stateroom, C2 Balcony Concierge Class Stateroom (C2)
Personalized Concierge service. Priority check-in, exclusive embarkation day lunch, destination seminar, exclusive embarkation day lunch. Priority debarkation. Main & specialty restaurant seating time preferences. Welcome sparkling wine and fresh fruit. Daily delivery of afternoon savories. 204 sq ft with 42 sq ft veranda.
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Deluxe Veranda Stateroom, DV Balcony Deluxe Veranda Stateroom (DV)
Ample indoor and outdoor space come together to create your private sanctuary at sea. Relax in a spacious lounge and enjoy amenities that all contribute to your modern luxury experience. Your personal veranda lets you greet the day, enjoy fresh sea breezes, and soak in breathtaking sunsets. Each veranda stateroom includes world-class amenities that all contribute to your modern luxury experience.
Call
800-422-0711
for Pricing
Sunset Concierge Class Stateroom, SC Balcony Sunset Concierge Class Stateroom (SC)
Two twin beds that are convertible to queen-size (unless stated otherwise) and sitting area, private mini-bar, interactive Samsung flat-screen television system to view and select shore excursions, order room service, and watch movies, private safe, and dual voltage 110/220AC outlets. Stateroom: 194 square feet, Veranda 54 sq. ft.
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for Pricing
Prime Veranda Stateroom, V1 Balcony Prime Veranda Stateroom (V1)
Prime staterooms are located in the most desirable locations on the ship. Two twin beds that are convertible to queen-size (unless stated otherwise) and sitting area, private mini-bar, interactive Samsung flat-screen television system to view and select shore excursions, order room service, and watch movies, private safe, and dual voltage 110/220AC outlets. Stateroom: 194 square feet, Veranda 54 sq. ft.
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800-422-0711
for Pricing
Veranda Stateroom, V2 Balcony Veranda Stateroom (V2)
Two twin beds that are convertible to queen-size (unless stated otherwise) and sitting area, private mini-bar, interactive Samsung flat-screen television system to view and select shore excursions, order room service, and watch movies, private safe, and dual voltage 110/220AC outlets. Stateroom: 194 square feet, Veranda 54 sq. ft.
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800-422-0711
for Pricing

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

Discover our vibrant beach hotel in Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa invites guests to embrace beachfront living in style. Nestled along a quarter-mile stretch of pristine private beach, our hotel effortlessly blends laid-back tropical tranquility with signature Marriott service. Enjoy our perfect location near the shops, dining and nightlife of Las Olas Boulevard. Benefit from or close proximity to Fort Lauderdale International Airport.

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.

Before and After your cruise

Cambria Fort Lauderdale

141 SW 19th Ct, Dania Beach, FL 33004

Welcome to Cambria!

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.

Questions?
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Or +1-727-526-1571
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