Orthopedics and Sports Medicine for Primary Care - CME Cruise to Hawaii - March 17 - 24, 2012
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Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
for Primary Care Practitioners

7-Night Hawaiian Islands Cruise Conference from Honolulu, Hawaii
March 17 - 24, 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.

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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
14 AAFP Prescribed Credits
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
Orthopaedists, Family Physicians, Internists, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
The purpose of this CME activity is to assess and manage acute and chronic orthopaedic conditions with special emphasis on sports-related injuries

  • Discuss common AC joint problems
  • Discuss treatment options for ACL injuries
  • Utilize a detailed clinical exam for diagnose foot and ankle pain
  • Outline management of adolescent back pain
  • Discuss the anatomy of the knee
  • Discuss typical symptoms associated with a concussion
  • Consider many etiologies in exercise induced leg pain
  • Discuss the role of bracing in the treatment of Osteoarthritis
  • Identify common causes or running injuries
  • Assess rotator cuff injuries
  • Utilize joint/soft tissue injections to treat pain
  • Discuss preventive measures in reducing soccer injuries
  • List signs and symptoms of common sports injuries
  • Discuss new oral agents for thromboprophylaxis in Orthopaedic Surgery
This Live activity, Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine for Primary Care Practitioners Cruise Conference, with a beginning date of 3/17/2012 - 3/24/2012, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14.0 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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
Wayne A. Pisesky, B.Sc., M.Sc., M.D., FRCS(c) is Clinical Associate Professor, University of British Columbia, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has served as the Team Physician of the Canadian National Freestyle Ski Team. He received his Bachelor of Medical Sciences and Medical Degree from the University of Alberta in Edmonton. He completed his medical training with an internship at the Edmonton General Hospital and residencies in the department of surgery, division of orthopaedics in Vancouver. He also completed a Spine Fellowship at Shaughnessy Hospital; a Sports Medicine Fellowship at University of British Columbia Hospital; and a Arthroplasty Fellowship at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto. He has practiced in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia since 1984 as an Orthopaedic Surgeon with an interest in Sports Medicine.

Dr. Pisesky has been involved in primary care research for the prevention of thrombosis in Orthopaedics, as a PI, for Phase 2 & 3 multicenter research projects. He has been a chief Medical Officer at various world cup events in Freestyle skiing, Disabled skiing, and Nordic skiing. He is a member of The Canadian Academy of Sports Medicine and has been certified as a “Doping Officer” in Canada with the regulation of Drugs in Sports. He has been a Lecturer with University at Sea since 2003 giving lectures on Sports Medicine Topics. He lives in Kelowana, British Columbia.

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.

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
DATE
PORT OF CALL
ARRIVE
DEPART
Sat Mar 17
Honolulu, Hawaii
Lectures 2:30pm-4:30pm
-
7:00pm
Sun Mar 18
Kahului (Maui), Hawaii (overnight)
8:00am
-
Mon Mar 19
Kahului (Maui), Hawaii
Lectures 4:00pm-7:00pm
-
6:00pm
Tue Mar 20
Hilo, Hawaii
Lectures 5:00pm-7:00pm
8:00am
6:00pm
Wed Mar 21
Kona, Hawaii
Lectures 5:00pm-7:00pm
7:00am
6:00pm
Thu Mar 22
Nawiliwili (Kauai), Hawaii (overnight)
7:00am
-
Fri Mar 23
Nawiliwili (Kauai), Hawaii
Lectures 1:00pm-6:00pm
-
2:00pm
Sat Mar 24
Honolulu, Hawaii
7:00am
-

Ports of Call
Hilo, Hawaii - Gaze up from this charming town and see snow-capped Mauna Kea volcano. It's just one of the scenic marvels in this exotic greenhouse of lush tropical plants, towering banyan trees, thundering falls and enough flowers to fill a rainbow. Arid deserts, steaming fissures and volcanoes that blow their tops are just as impressive.
Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii - Combine the languid allure of the tropics with big-city sophistication, then add the spirit of aloha, and you've got Honolulu. This Pacific crossroads features museums, dazzling beaches, historic Pearl Harbor and spectacular sunrises over Diamond Head. Gardenias and jasmine blanket the air with a heady fragrance, and pink sunsets cast a magical glow over fabled Waikiki Beach.
Kona, Hawaii - The sun-blessed Kona coast stretches 80 miles along macadamia nut orchards, famous coffee plantations and some of the most important sites in Hawaiian history. The coast is famous for water sports, and the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament is a world-renowned annual event.
Maui, Hawaii - Once the center of the notorious Yankee Pacific whaling fleet, today Lahaina's historic grog shops and ship chandleries have been transformed into fashionable boutiques, galleries and restaurants. Other popular optional shore excursions: a humpback whale search; Haleakala Crater, so vast it could swallow Manhattan, skyscrapers and all; the heavenly road to Hana and the seven sacred pools.
Nawiliwili, Kauai, Hawaii - The Garden Isle, Kauai receives the most rainfall of all the Hawaiian Islands, which leads to lush vegetation and elegant hibiscus blossoms, as well as a huge canyon carved by wind and water erosion. Marvel at the narrow paths worn by the ancient Menehunes into the cliffsides of the steep Na Pali Coast, unmarred by roads and unapproachable except by foot trail or helicopter.

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.

NCL’s Pride of America

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
DESCRIPTION
CEI RATE
AA
Owner's Suite - Living room, dining room, private balcony with hot tub, separate bedroom with king-size bed and walk-in-closet, CD/DVD library, two TVs, luxury bath with whirlpool tub and separate shower and guest bathroom. Butler service and concierge included.
Call for availability
AF
Two Bedroom Deluxe Family Suite with Balcony - Living room, private balcony, two separate bedrooms-one with a king-size bed and walk-in-closet and one with two lower beds, two TVs, two bathrooms-one with bath and shower. Butler service and concierge available.
Call for availability
BA
OceanView Stateroom With Balcony
- Two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed, sitting area, floor-to-ceiling glass doors open to a private balcony.
$1,629
OA
Mid-ship Oceanview Picture Window
- Two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed, sitting area, additional bedding to sleep two more guests as well as a picture window
$1,319
OC
Oceanview Picture Window
- Two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed, sitting area, additional bedding to sleep two more guests as well as a picture window
$1,269
IB
Inside Stateroom
- Two lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed
$1,069
All Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to Change
Call for 3rd/4th person in cabin
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $309.93 - 285.38 per person
Deposit $250.00 per person
Single Rates are Available - Request Details from our Staff
Air Fare Additional
Cancellation Penalties vary by cruise line and sailing date. Be sure to review these cruise line policies with our staff.
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.