Practicing State of the Art Diabetes Care - CME Cruise Conference - June 25-July 2, 2011 - Continuing Medical Education to the Caribbean from Ft Lauderdale
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Practicing State of the Art Diabetes Care

7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise Conference from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
June 25 - July 2, 2011

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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BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.
14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
Course Fee Physicians $695
All Others - Course Fee $450
Course Fee Cancellation Policy
30 days or more - None; 7-29 days - 50%; less than 7 days - 100%

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
Pediatricians, Endocrinologists, Physicians, Diabetes Specialists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses
Program Purpose / Objectives
The purpose of this CME activity is to review the management of adults and children with diabetes mellitus while simultaneously conducting a practical learning opportunity for diabetic patients and their families.

Preliminary Objectives for Activity:
At the conclusion of this CME activity, participants should be able to address objectives defined for each of the following topics:
1. Getting the most out of any diabetes encounter
Discuss at least 3 key elements of a motivational interview with any patient with diabetes
Describe how to prioritize management problems during a brief diabetes encounter with a poorly controlled patient
2. Intelligent use and selection of current insulin therapies
List the 4 dimensions or properties of commercially available insulin products
Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of split-mixed, basal-bolus, and insulin pump regimens
3. Children of the Corn Syrup: Child Obesity
Discuss at least four basic preventative interventions to address child obesity
Identify at least 3 common sociologic contributors to the rise in child obesity
List at least two less well appreciated co-morbidities of child obesity
4. Management of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents
Describe the basic work up and medical management of the child or teen with suspected type 2 diabetes
List common barriers to care of children/teens with type 2 diabetes
Describe the typical clinical course of the child/teen with type 2 diabetes
5. The “Noncompliant diabetic”
List 5 common mistakes health professionals make when working with patients with diabetes
Discuss 5 clinical tactics that can improve patient adherence to diabetes self care
6. Insulin pump therapy
List three key features of a proper insulin pump candidate selection
List the five key programmable elements of insulin pump management
Describe 2 or 3 clinical tips for improving insulin pump therapy outcomes
7. Continuous glucose monitoring
Compare and contrast self blood glucose monitoring and continuous glucose monitoring technologies
Discuss 4 applications of CGM data to the management of the patient with diabetes
Discuss at least 3 limitations of CGM use
8. Diabetes Education across the lifespan
Identify the key elements of diabetes education.
Discuss specific strategies for providing diabetes education for children to adults.
Access resources to enhance diabetes education.
9. Transitions: From parenting to coaching for teens
Discuss the unique biopsychosocial needs of adolescents with diabetes
Strategize ways to support parents and teens with diabetes
Utilize the 5 Cs to optimize glycemic control during adolescence
10. Treatment adherence: The hidden success factor
Define adherence and persistence in terms of diabetes care
Discuss the impact of nonadherence to treatment outcomes
Apply empowering techniques to enhance medication persistence and treatment adherence
11. When the fire goes out: Managing diabetes burnout
Discuss the causes of diabetes burnout in children and adults
Explore strategies for managing and preventing burnout
Apply the 4 Rs for addressing diabetes burnout in sample cases
12. Beyond insulin and glucagon: Partner hormones in the pathophysiology of diabetes
Explain the role of amylin as a partner to insulin action
Explain the role of the incretin hormones in the balance of blood glucose
Identify the challenges of treating hormonal defects of type 2 diabetes
13. Pills, potions, and injectables: Medication options for Type 2 diabetes [part 1 and part 2] Identify the key metabolic defects of Type 2 diabetes
Match appropriate therapies to address the key metabolic problems
Discuss benefits, side effects and use of typical Type 2 diabetes medications

CDE Continuing Education
To satisfy the requirement for renewal of certification by continuing education for the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE), continuing education activities must be applicable to diabetes and approved or accredited by a provider on the NCBDE List of Recognized Providers (www.ncbde.org). NCBDE does not approve continuing education. Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited or approved as a provider of continuing education by Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
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
Dr. Stephen Ponder, MD, CDE – Pediatric Endocrinologist, Director of the Children's Diabetes & Endocrine, Center Driscoll Children's Hospital - Corpus Christi, Texas

Barbara Schreiner, PhD, RN, CDE, BC-ADM, Senior Clinical Education Specialist Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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.


ANCC Accredited Continuing Nursing Education
Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

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 Credits™ as needed.
Pharmacology credits are identified on individual activities.

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Canadian Physicians: This activity is eligible for Section 1 credits in the Royal College’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program . Participants must log into MAINPORT to claim this 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.

Approval: Continuing Education, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Continuing Education, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Designation: As an organization approved by the American Psychological Association, Continuing Education, Inc. is offering this activity for a maximum of 14 hours of continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be given for partial attendance.

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

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

DATE
PORT OF CALL
ARRIVE
DEPART
Sat Jun 25
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
-
5:00pm
Sun Jun 26
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 9:00am 12:00pm,
1:00pm - 5:00pm
-
-
Mon Jun 27
Labadee, Haiti
8:00am
5:00pm
Tue Jun 28
Falmouth, Jamaica
10:00am
6:00pm
Wed Jun 29
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 1:00pm - 5:00pm
-
-
Thu Jun 30
Cozumel, Mexico
8:00am
7:00pm
Fri Jul 1
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 8:00am - 12:00pm
-
-
Sat Jul 2
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
7:00am
-

Ports of Call
Cozumel, Mexico - The Conquistadors first saw Mexico from the shores of Cozumel while searching for gold. Today, visitors to the island continue to seek out gold and silver jewelry in the shops of San Miguel while having a great time in its many local bars and restaurants. Plus, the waters around Cozumel's sheltered coral reefs make this one of the best snorkeling areas in the world.
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.

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.

Oasis 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

Cancellation policies vary by cruise line and sailing date. Please check with our staff for your particular conference date.

CATEGORY
ACCOMMODATIONS
CEI RATE
N
Standard Inside Staterooms - two twin beds that convert to a queen-sized bed, considerable closet space, a private bathroom with shower, as well as a sitting area with desk, drawer space, vanity, and sofa. Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, internet access, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.
$1,240
I
OceanView Staterooms - picture window, two twin beds that convert to a queen-sized bed, considerable closet space, a private bathroom with shower, as well as an expanded living area with desk, drawer space, vanity, and sofa. Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, internet access, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.
$1,420
D8
Superior Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony -floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that lead to your private veranda, two twin beds that convert to a queen-sized bed, considerable closet space, a private bathroom with shower, as well as a living area with desk, drawer space, vanity, and sofa. Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, internet access, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.
$1,570
C2
Central Park View with Balcony - floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that lead to your private veranda overlooking Central Park, two twin beds that convert to a queen-sized bed, considerable closet space, a private bathroom with shower, as well as an expanded living area with desk, drawer space, vanity, and sofa. Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, internet access, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.
$1,620
JS
Junior Suite - floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that lead to your private veranda, two twin beds that convert to a queen-sized bed, plenty of closet space, private bathroom with tub and shower, as well as a separate living area with desk, drawer space, vanity, and sofa. Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen LCD television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, internet access, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.
$2,590
Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to Change
3rd & 4th in Cabin, please call for pricing
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees - $249.30 per person
Deposit - $250 per person


Staterooms

Deluxe Verandah Suite

Superior Verandah Suite

Verandah

Ocean View

Inside Stateroom

Actual staterooms may not be identical to those pictured
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.