Nursing Renewal CE Cruise Conference to Alaska - August 10 - 17, 2012 - Continuing Nursing Education
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Nursing Leadership: Renewal, Resiliency and Personal Effectiveness

7-Night Alaskan Cruise Conference from Seattle, Washington
August 10 - 17, 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  Rhapsody of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Rhapsody of the Seas

14 Contact Hours
Course Fees: $450

BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.
Cancellation Policy for Course 30-days-None; 7-29 days-50%; 7 days or less-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
Nurses
Program Purpose / Objectives
“Leadership Renewal & Resiliency – Strategies to Remain Effective for the Long Term” – Karen McGuire
Module Description: The purpose of this CE activity is to equip leaders with essential tools for success and longevity in the complex, rapidly changing, and relationship-intensive environment of health care.

“Personal Effectiveness” – Betty Noyes
Module Description: This module introduces the basic principles of personal and professional strategies to enhance personal effectiveness in the complex and demanding world of health care.
Leadership Renewal & Resiliency – Strategies to Remain Effective for the Long Term – Karen McGuire
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this CE activity, participants will be able to:
  • Apply specific skills and strategies to increase personal resilience, effectiveness, and work/life balance resulting in less likelihood of career “burnout”.
  • Identify the definition of Resiliency and how it relates to leadership effectiveness.
  • Identify how inaccurate thinking and perspectives can lead to non-resilience.
  • Identify their personal Explanatory Style and how it affects their response to adversity.
  • Identify alternative thoughts and perspectives to lead to more accurate problem solving an effectiveness.
  • Demonstrate an ability to understand and communicate their internal experience.
  • Understand the link between personal accountability and taking action to achieve goals and objectives


Personal Effectiveness – Betty Noyes
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this CE activity, participants will be able to:
  • Increase awareness of self-management strategies to support personal and professional leadership effectiveness.
  • Identify a variety of approaches to integrate ongoing change and create a learning environment within their organization.
  • Identify means to manage personal energy and expand capacities.
  • Identify means of enhancing support from their personal and professional community.
  • Write a values-based and leadership commitment statement suitable to share with others.
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
Karen R. McGuire RN, MSN, MBA HC

Betty J. Noyes, RN, MA
Accreditation

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.


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
EXCLUSIVE SHORE EXCURSIONS
Please note our shore excursions are operated independently of the cruise line.

DATE
PORT
ARRIVE
DEPART
Fri Aug 10
Seattle, Washington
-
4:00pm
Sat Aug 11
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 9:00am-12noon; 1:00pm-5:00pm
-
-
Sun Aug 12
Juneau, Alaska
11:00am
8:00pm
Mon Aug 13
Skagway, Alaska
7:00am
8:30pm
Tue Aug 14
Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska
7:00am
12:00pm
Wed Aug 15
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 8:00am-12noon, 1:00pm-4:00pm
-
-
Thu Aug 16
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
9:00am
6:00pm
Fri Aug 17
Seattle, Washington
7:00am
-

Ports of Call
Seattle, Washington (Embark and Debark) - The Emerald City of the Pacific Northwest, Seattle is one of America's most vibrant cities. Stroll its bustling waterfront (including Pike Place Market), visit the Space Needle, and find a great coffee-shop to enjoy in this coffee-loving city (the home of Starbucks). One of America's tech centers (Amazon and Microsoft are both headquartered here), the city is abuzz with the interesting people attracted to the opportunities to be found there. There is more than enough to see and do here to keep you busy for a day or two. If you have a little extra time, Seattle is a great place to visit.
Seattle, Washington (Embark) - The Emerald City of the Pacific Northwest, Seattle is one of America's most vibrant cities. Stroll its bustling waterfront (including Pike Place Market), visit the Space Needle, and find a great coffee-shop to enjoy in this coffee-loving city (the home of Starbucks). One of America's tech centers (Amazon and Microsoft are both headquartered here), the city is abuzz with the interesting people attracted to the opportunities to be found there. There is more than enough to see and do here to keep you busy for a day or two. If you have a little extra time, Seattle is a great place to visit.
Juneau, Alaska - In Alaska's capital, you can pan for gold at Gold Creek and taste salmon baked on an alderwood fire, mush sleddogs, flightsee the Juneau Ice Field, and walk right up to the Mendenhall Glacier at the park. This charming small city also hosts an excellent zipline course. And for the less adventurous, the Red Dog Saloon is near the dock.
Seattle, Washington - The Emerald City of the Pacific Northwest, Seattle is one of America's most vibrant cities. Stroll its bustling waterfront (including Pike Place Market), visit the Space Needle, and find a great coffee-shop to enjoy in this coffee-loving city (the home of Starbucks). One of America's tech centers (Amazon and Microsoft are both headquartered here), the city is abuzz with the interesting people attracted to the opportunities to be found there.
Skagway, Alaska - A frontier town perfectly preserved as the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park. Gateway to the Trail of '98, which you may explore by helicopter or vintage railcar. Port tips from our blog
Victoria, British Columbia - Stroll through the charming downtown of this very British city, with its double-decker buses, turreted castles, fine British woolens, tea and china. Or, just outside the city, visit the lush flora and fauna of Butchart Gardens.

Non-US/Canadian individuals, please Click here to determine if you'll need a visa to board this cruise which visits Canada.

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.

Rhapsody 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 Suite - 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.)
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D1
Superior Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area, and a private bathroom. (182 sq. ft., balcony 53.8 sq. ft.)
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H
Oceanview Stateroom - Two twin beds (can convert Queen), private bathroom and sitting area. (178.7 sq. ft.)
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N
Large Interior Stateroom - Two twin beds (can convert to Queen), private bathroom and sitting area. (172.2 sq. ft.)
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Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $386.03
Deposit $250.00 per person

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

FUEL SUPPLEMENT: Cruiselines may implement an additional fuel surcharge depending on the price of crude oil.



Staterooms


Junior Suite


Large OceanView with Verandah


Large OceanView


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.