FCCS & PFCCS CME Caribbean Cruise Conference – November 2014
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Pediatric and Adult
Fundamental Critical Care Support Course

7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise Conference
from Galveston, Texas

Royal Caribbeans's Navigator of the Seas
November 9-16, 2014

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14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
(per course completed PFCCS or FCCS)
14 Contact Hours
(per course completed PFCCS or FCCS)
Course Fees:
$395 per attendance and completion of one course PFCCS or FCCS
$595 for attendance and completion of both PFCCS and FCCS courses
BIAS FREE CMECME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.

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
Hospitalists ( adult and pediatric ) caring for potentially unstable critically ill patients, Emergency Room physicians, Nurse Practioners, Physician Assitants, Rapid Response/Medical Emergency Team members, Residents preparing for ICU coverage rotations, Pre-hospital providers and Transport Team members who transport critically ill pediatric or adult patients .
Program Purpose / Objectives
PFCCS and FCCS courses developed by the Society of Critical Care Medicine have been taught nationally and internationally to teach non-intensivists how to stabilize critically ill patients (adults or children) for the first 24 hours until transfer or appropriate critical care consultation can be obtained. Both the PFCCS and FCCS courses have a textbook which is included in the course cost. The PFCCS and FCCS course are formatted with lectures and hands on skills stations which teach the non-intensivist how to stabilize critically ill pediatric or adult patients on mechanical ventilation, and also teach strategies in how to manage patients in shock (cardiogenic, septic, obstructive and anaphylactic). Participants may register for PFCCS, FCCS or both courses. The courses do not overlap allowing a participant to attend both courses if desired. Once registered for a course, a textbook will be mailed in advance to assist the attendee in reviewing critical care concepts vital for course participation. A certificate of successful course completion issued from the Society of Critical Care Medicine will be given to the attendee who attends all didactic and skills stations, and achieves a score of 70% or higher on the post-test.
PFCCS Course FCCS Course
Evaluation and Management of Respiratory Failure in the Pediatric Patient (Skills lab with Ventilator: Mechanical Ventilation I and II) Evaluation and Management of Respiratory Failure in the Adult Patient (Skills Lab with Ventilator- Mechanical Ventilation I and II)
Pediatric Shock (Cardiopulmonary Shock Station) Diagnosis and Management of Shock (Skill station managing shock and oxygen delivery) Acute Coronary Syndromes
Pediatric Neurologic Emergencies Neurologic Support for the Adult
Pediatric Trauma, Triage and Transport with Transport Skills lab Management of Adult Trauma and Burn Managment
Management of Life-threatening Electrolyte and Metabolic Emergencies in Pediatrics Management of Life-threatening Electrolyte and Metabolic Emergencies in Adults
Sedation and Perioperative lectures with skills labs Critical Care in Pregnancy
Integration Scenario Based Skills Stations for Pediatrics Integration Scenario Based Skills Stations for Adults
Written Test (Certificate of successful course completion issued by Society of Critical Care Medicine with passing score > 70%) Written Test (Certificate of successful course completion issued by Society of Critical Care Medicine with passing score > 70%)
  • Prioritize and assess the needs for the critically ill injured child or adult.
  • Identify and respond to significant changes in the unstable pediatric or adult patients.
  • Recognize and initiate management stategies to treat life-threatening conditions.
  • Select appropriate diagnostic tests.
  • Determine the need for expert consultation and/or stabilize the patient for transfer to a higher level of care.
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

Michele C. Papo, MD, MPH, FCCM
Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Medical City Children's Hospital
President, Foundation for Pediatric Acute Care and Quality
Dallas, Texas

Gregory H. Botz, MD, FCCM
Distinguished Teaching Professor
Professor, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Medical Director Simulation Center
University of Texas/MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Ellen Pringle, RRT-NPS, RPFT, CNE
Education Coordinator
Simulation Center-Office of Performance Improvement
University of Texas/MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Maureen Madden, RN, MSN, CPNP-AC, CCRN, FCCM
Pediatric Critical Care Nurse Practitioner
Bristol Myers Squibb Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Edward E. Conway Jr., M.D., M.S., FAAP, FCCM, FCCP, FHM
Chairman of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai Beth Israel
and Mount Sinai Roosevelt - Mount Sinai St. Luke's Medical Center
Professor of Pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Chief Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Milton and Bernice Stern Department of Pediatrics at Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center

Karl Serrao, MD, FAAP, FCCM
Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical Branch
Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Driscoll Children's Hospital
Corpus Christi, Texas

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
Nov 9 Galveston, Texas
Welcome Reception and Cocktail Party
5-6pm
Board 12:-3:30pm 4:30pm
Nov 10 At Sea Cruising
PFCCS Part I: Lectures and Skills Stations
7:00 am-1:00 pm
FCCS Part I: Lectures and Skills Station
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
- -
Nov 11 Cozumel, Mexico 8:00am 4:00pm
Nov 12 George Town, Grand Cayman 10:30am 6:00pm
Nov 13 Falmouth, Jamaica 8:00am 5:00pm
Nov 14 At Sea Cruising
FCCS Part II: Lectures and Skills Stations
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
PFCCS Part II: Lectures and Skills Stations
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
- -
Nov 15 At Sea Cruising
PFCCS/FCCS Review and Testing
8:00 AM – 10:30 AM
- -
Nov 16 Galveston, Texas 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.
Falmouth, Jamaica - Step off the ship and step back in time. You might not think so at first glance but little Falmouth was an economic and shipping powerhouse and center for dramatic social change during the English Colonial Period. Founded and named Martha Brae Point in 1769 by local English planter, Thomas Reid, Falmouth became the transshipment hub for the sugar plantations covering the hills of the North Coast of Jamaica. Edward Barrett, a wealthy English planter, strongly influenced the early development of Falmouth. From the wharfs of Falmouth, sugar, molasses, rum and coffee were sent to England while ships carrying African slaves and all the necessities of 18th century colonial life dropped anchor in the bustling port town. You'll return with sun kissed skin, timeless memories as well as interesting historical tidbits to share with friends, like this one: Falmouth received piped water before New York City.
Galveston, TX - Galveston is famous for its seafood, tropical scenery and breathtaking Victorian architecture. This magnificent island also boasts of 32 miles of beautiful beaches and great sportfishing.
George Town, Grand Cayman - The premier attraction here is Seven Mile Beach...white as snow, soft as talc. Name your game and you'll find it here: Snorkeling, swimming, sailing, windsurfing over rippling waves, or gliding under them in a passenger submarine. Or perhaps shopping is your game. Duty-free bargains abound: crystal, perfume, jewelry fashioned of silver and prized pink coral.

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.

Navigator 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

STATEROOM
DETAILS
PER PERSON
Owner's Suite (OS) - Queen-size bed, private balcony, separate living area with queen-size sofa bed, private bathroom with bathtub, separate shower and bidet, and concierge service. (559.7 sq. ft., balcony 90.4 sq. ft.). 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.
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Grand Suite (GS) - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area (some with sofa bed), and concierge service. (349.8 sq. ft., balcony 100.1 sq. ft.). 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.
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Junior Suite with Balcony (JS) - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area (some with sofa bed) and private bathroom. (297 sq. ft., balcony 94 sq. ft.)
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Superior OceanView Stateroom with Balcony (D1) - Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, sitting area and a private bathroom. (199 sq. ft., balcony 65 sq. ft.)
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Superior OceanView Stateroom with Balcony (D2) - Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, sitting area and a private bathroom. (199 sq. ft., balcony 65 sq. ft.)
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OceanView Stateroom with Balcony (E1) - Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, sitting area with sofa, and a private bathroom. Rates vary from deck to deck. (184 sq. ft., balcony 46 sq. ft. - balcony sizes may vary)
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OceanView Stateroom (G) - Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area with sofa, vanity area, and a private bathroom. (160 sq. ft.)
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Interior Stateroom with Virtual Balcony (J) - Interior Stateroom with a Virtual Balcony, a high-definition screen that spans nearly floor to ceiling, providing real-time views of the ocean and destinations. Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long with open bed frames, sitting area with sofa, and a full bathroom. (150 sq. ft.)
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Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change
Cancellation Policies vary by cruise line, destination and sailing date.
Please check with one of our cruise consultant for policies applicable to this cruise.
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.