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Neurology on the Nile

Embark on an exciting Egyptian adventure. Sail along the Nile to Luxor and experience the beauty and mystery of an ancient civilization. From the legendary Sphinx at Giza and the Great Pyramids to mosques, you'll enjoy a wide array of attractions.

8-Night Egyptian Treasures Nile Cruise
From Cairo, Egypt to Cairo, Egypt
March 07 - 15, 2021

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>MS Moon Goddess</em>
MS Moon Goddess

COURSE CREDITS & HOURS

10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
10 ACPE Credits
10.0 Contact Hours

COURSE FEES

$895.00 for Physicians, Psychiatrists, Pharmacists, & Attorneys
$695.00 for Physician Assistants & Nurse Practitioners
$495.00 for Nurses, Students & Others
Hotels:
# of Nights City Standard Hotel
2 Nights Cairo Meridien Pyramids
4 Nights Nile River Cruise MS Moon Goddess
2 Nights Cairo Meridien Pyramids

TARGET AUDIENCE

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists

PROGRAM PURPOSE

Under development

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

Benn E. Smith, MD, FAAN, FANA

Benn E. Smith, MD, FAAN, FANA

Associate Professor 
Department of Neurology 
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, AZ

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 10 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 10 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 10 hours of pharmacy continuing education credit.

ITINERARY

DATE PORT OF CALL ARRIVE DEPART
Sun Mar 07 Cairo, Egypt
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Mon Mar 08 Day 2 - Cairo, Egypt
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Tue Mar 09 Day 3 - Cairo - Aswan
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Wed Mar 10 Day 4 - Aswan - Edfu
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Thu Mar 11 Day 5 - Edfu - Luxor
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Fri Mar 12 Day 6 - Luxor
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Sat Mar 13 Day 7 - Luxor - Cairo
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Sun Mar 14 Day 8 - Cairo
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Mon Mar 15 Cairo, Egypt
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*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.

PORTS OF CALL

Cairo, Egypt - Day 1 - Arrive in the Land of the Pharaohs. Upon completion of immigration and customs formalities at Cairo International Airport, you will be met at the exit by our representative and escorted to your hotel.

Day 2 - Cairo, Egypt - Begin your day on a scenic drive to the Pyramids and
Sphinx of Giza, which has stood for the last 5,000 years. Complete your visit at Giza. After lunch, continue to the ancient city of Memphis, the first capital of United Upper and Lower Egypt, and then visit Sakkara, site of the Step Pyramid of Zoser. In the evening, see an optional sound and light show at the
Pyramids. (B, L)

Day 3 - Cairo - Aswan - This morning, you will be transferred to Cairo Airport for your flight to Aswan to begin your 4‐night Nile Cruise on board the Sonesta Moon Goddess. Upon arrival into Aswan, you will be met by
our representative and escorted to your Nile cruise for check‐in. After a leisurely lunch, enjoy the peace and tranquility of the felucca Nile sailing in Aswan and view of Agha Khan Mausoleum. Enjoy afternoon tea and a Nubian Folkloric show. Overnight in Aswan. (B, L, D)

Day 4 - Aswan - Edfu - After breakfast, start your tour with a visit to the Aswan High Dam, an engineering miracle that incorporates 16 times the amount of material used in building the Great Pyramid at Giza. Then, proceed to the impressive granite quarries and site of the Unfinished Obelisk. Ride a motorized boat to Philae Temple on the island of Agilika, an UNESCO heritage site. The whole site was dismantled and relocated to avoid the flooding. Cruise to Kom Ombo and visit the only temple in Egypt dedicated to two gods: the crocodile‐headed Sobek and falcon‐headed
Horus the Elder. Overnight in Edfu. (B, L, D)

Day 5 - Edfu - Luxor - After breakfast, continue on past irrigated fields and palm‐fringed villages to Edfu.  Enjoy a horse ride from the ship to the beautifully preserved Temple of Horus, the Falcon God. Witness the reliefs
depicting the coronation of Horus, the Pharaoh. Enjoy afternoon tea and celebrate Egyptian‐style this evening at
a galabeya party. Overnight in Luxor. (B, L, D)

Day 6 - Luxor - After breakfast, visit the West Bank where 64 ancient Egyptian rulers lie buried in the Valley
of the Kings including the burial chamber of Tutankhamen. Archaeologist Howard Carter discovered his intact and
treasure‐filled tomb in 1922. Proceed to the spectacular Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Egypt’s only female ruler. Stop for a photo at the Colossi of Memnon, impressive statues of Amenhotep III. Enjoy lunch onboard and then proceed to visit the colossal Temples of Karnak, Egypt’s finest ancient temple. Walk along the Avenue of Sphinx to see each legacy left by the various pharaohs, dating back over 3000 years. Continue to Luxor Temple, which once connected Karnak by a two‐kilometer long Avenue of Sphinx and see the original pair of Sphinx, the second in Paris. Overnight in Luxor. (B, L, D)

Day 7 - Luxor - Cairo - After breakfast you will begin disembarkation. You will be transferred to Luxor Airport for your flight back to Cairo. Upon arrival into Cairo, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your
hotel for overnight. (B)

Day 8 - Cairo - Start your day with a guided tour of the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities which includes the world's largest collection of Pharaonic artifacts and the treasures of King Tutankhamen's tomb. Drive to Old Cairo, where early Judaism and Christianity flourished in Egypt. Visit the Ben Ezra Synagogue and Saint Sergius Church. After lunch, drive to the Citadel of Saladin and visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque. Enjoy a walking tour of the largest 13th century covered oriental market, Khan El Khalili Bazaar. (B, L)

Cairo, Egypt - Day 9 - Cairo, Egypt - USA-Transfer to Cairo International Airport for your departure flight. (B)

MS Moon Goddess

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

Balcony

Standard  Deluxe Balcony Cabins, Balcony Standard Deluxe Balcony Cabins (Balcony)
All cabins feature:
Sliding glass doors opening onto private balconies, Wireless internet access is available throughout the ship and in all cabins for a charge, Direct-dial telephone, Individual climate control, Hairdryer, Mini-bar, Safety deposit box, Television and movie program, Bathrooms equipped with bathtubs. 
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and we'll find the best value for you.
Single Supplement: $949

*Price is per person, based on double occupancy and subject to change.

Deposit: $400 per person

Internal Flight: Roud-trip Cairo, Egypt $310 per person

Rates Include:
  1. All transfer in Cairo, Luxor & Aswan
  2. 4 Nights accommodation at the Meridien Pyramids hotel or Similar on Bed & Breakfast basis (2 Nights before cruise + 2 nights after cruise)
  3. 4 Nights accommodation on board of one of your chosen boat M/S Monaco, Mojito or the Moon Goddess
  4. FD visit: Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis & Sakkara including Lunch while touring in a local restaurant
  5. FD visit: Museum, Citadel, Old Cairo & Khan including Lunch while touring in a local restaurant
  6. Excursion on board of the boat:
    • Karnak & Luxor Temple
    • West Bank: Valley of Kings, Hatshepsut & the colossi of Memnon
    • Edfu, Kom Ombo
    • Aswan: The high Dam, Obelisk & Philae Temple
  7. English speaking guide through
  8. Welcome Reception for 1st Night on Cruise


Cancellation policy::
  • November 1, 2020: $100 per person
  • Final Payment is December 1, 2020
  • December 1, 2020: 25% (per person) of land cost
  • December 28, 2020: 50% (per person) of land cost
  • January 15, 2021: 75% (per person) of land cost
  • February 14, 2021: 100% ( per person) of land cost

Hotels:
# of Nights City Standard Hotel
2 Nights Cairo Meridien Pyramids
4 Nights Nile River Cruise MS Moon Goddess
2 Nights Cairo Meridien Pyramids
Travel Protection:

Trip Cost Travel Protection Cost
$750.01-$1,000 $76
$1,000.01-$1,250 $91
$1,250.01-$1,500 $105
$1,500.01- $1,750 $121
$1,750.01-$2,000 $133
$2,000.01-$2,500 $160
$2,500.01-$3,000 $191
$3,000.01-$3,500 $221
$3,500.01-$4,000 $252
$4,000.01-$4,500 $283
$4,500.01-$5,000 $318

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.


Before and After your cruise

The Nile Ritz-Carlton

The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo
1113 Corniche El Nil
Cairo Governorate 11221, Egypt

LUXURY NILE RIVER HOTEL


As the first luxury hotel in Egypt, The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo has hosted generations of guests throughout the years.

Set along the River Nile, the downtown hotel upholds its legacy and the city's ancient history. Accommodations with historical photographs, dining that stays true to traditional flavors and lush gardens overlooked by the iconic Egyptian Museum tell the story of a Cairo hotel bridging the past with the present.

Ask your CEI agent for details and availability.

Questions?
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Or +1-727-526-1571
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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