Primary Care CME Cruise Conference - April 22-29, 2012
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Primary Care Update:
Cardiac Health, Metabolic Syndrome, Obesity and Related Disorders

7-Night Western Caribbean from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
April 22 - 29, 2012

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.

Royal Caribbean's Incredible Allure of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
13.5 Prescribed AAFP Hours
BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.
Course Fees
Physicians and Attorneys- $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 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
Primary Care Physicians, Internists, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
To review internal medicine topics with a focus on endocrinology and diabetes mellitus and other topics encountered in the treatment of adults.
Following attendance at this educational activity, participants should be able to:
  • Understand multi-hormonal regulation of glucose homeostasis and its role in management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Identify the Factors Contributing to the Metabolic Syndrome
  • Review Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Identify the Adverse Effects of Inpatient Hyperglycemia
  • Manage Inpatient Hyperglycemia
  • Identify and Manage Cardiovascular Risk Factors
  • Understand Energy Balance and its Role in Weight Management and Obesity
  • Review the Options for Management of Obesity
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
Pasquale J. Palumbo, M.D., MACP, MACE,Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine; Senior Endocrinologist/Consultant, Division of Preventive Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona.

Dr. Palumbo is a Senior Consultant of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona in the Division of Preventive Medicine. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and in Endocrinology and Metabolism. He is a Master of the American College of Physicians (MACP) and a Master of the American College of Endocrinology (MACE). He is author of over 150 scientific publications in the field of Endocrinology and Metabolism. His publications deal with his work in diabetes mellitus, obesity, and hyperlipidemia. He is Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota.

Dr. Palumbo joined the staff of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN in 1963 as an associate consultant and subsequently advanced to consultant in Endocrinology and Metabolism in 1964. Dr. Palumbo transferred to Mayo Clinic in Arizona in 1993 and served as Chair of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism there from 1994-1996. He subsequently became Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Arizona in 1996 until 2002. He currently serves as a senior consultant in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology and Metabolism in the Division of Preventive Medicine.

Dr. Palumbo received his M.D. degree from Albany Medical College of Union University in Albany, New York. He completed a residency and fellowship in Internal Medicine with special emphasis in Endocrinology and Metabolism at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, MN before joining the staff of the Mayo Clinic in 1963.
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.

This Live activity, "Primary Care Update: Cardiac Health, Metabolic Syndrome, Obesity and Related Disorders" with a beginning date of April 22, 2012 has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 13.5 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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 our staff for this specific conference.

DATE
PORT OF CALL
ARRIVE
DEPART
Sun Apr 22
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
-
5:00pm
Mon Apr 23
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 1:00-5:00pm
-
-
Tue Apr 24
Labadee, Haiti
8:00am
5:00pm
Wed Apr 25
Falmouth, Jamaica
10:00am
7:00pm
Thu Apr 26
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 9:00am-12noon; 1:00-5:00pm
-
-
Fri Apr 27
Cozumel, Mexico
8:00am
7:00pm
Sat Apr 28
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 8:00am-12noon
-
-
Sun Apr 29
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
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.

Allure 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

CATEGORY
ACCOMMODATIONS
CEI RATE
JS
Junior Suites - Two twin beds (can convert to Queen). Private bathroom with tub, sitting area with table and sofa. (287.4 sq. ft., balcony 78.6 sq. ft.)
$2040
D8
Superior OceanView Stateroom with Verandah - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area, and a private bathroom. (182 sq. ft., balcony 53.8 sq. ft.)
$1140
I
OceanView Stateroom - Two twin beds (can convert Queen), private bathroom and sitting area. (178.7 sq. ft.)
$890
N
Interior Stateroom - Two twin beds (can convert to Queen), private bathroom and sitting area. (150.7 sq. ft.)
$770
Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $293.02 per person
Deposit $250.00 per person


Cancellation Policies vary by cruise line and sailing date. Please check with our staff on this specific sailing.

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.