Pediatric Infectious Disease CME Cruise - Mar 30 - Apr 6, 2014
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Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Co-Sponsored with School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook

7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise Conference
from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas
March 30 - April 6, 2014

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

Course Fees:

$695 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy & Dentists

$450 for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses & Others

BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.

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
Internists, Family Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants
Program Purpose / Objectives
Objectives:
This series of lectures is designed to educate and update the primary care physician on current hot topics relevant to infectious disease in their office practice. Upon completion, participants should be able to diagnose, treat and perhaps prevent many of the infections commonly seen. Topics include some of the newer antibiotics and antivirals used in the US in 2013, as well as specific pathogens commonly seen such in clinical practice. The two case reports are taken from classic presentations of illnesses seen in an office practice with discussion of the literature and treatment. With more of our families traveling we will also discuss travel advice including both antibiotics and vaccines indicated for the different regions of the world. Lastly we will discuss MRSA, a pathogen hitting our communities and children in ever increasing numbers. There will be time for questions related to these topics as well as open discussion regarding pathogens of interest to the attendees. This seminar will be relevant to family practitioners, pediatricians, infectious disease specialists, as well as other health professionals who manage pediatric patients.

Program:

April 1

8:00-9:00 am

New Antibiotics

 

9:00-10:00 am

MRSA

 

10:00-11:00 pm

Rashes

 

11:00-12:00 pm

Sinusitis Guidelines

 

12:00-1:00 pm

Lunch

 

1:00-2:00 pm

Travel Advice for Families

 

2:00-3:00 pm

Antivirals

 

3:00-4:00 pm

Case Report

 

 

 

April 4

8:00-9:00 am

Tuberculosis

 

9:00-10:00 am

Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV

 

10:00-11:00 am

UTI Guidelines

 

11:00-12:00 pm

Case Report

 

12:00-1:00 pm

Lunch

 

1:00-2:00 pm

OM Guidelines

 

2:00-3:00 pm

EBV

 

3:00-4:00 pm

Lyme

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
Sharon A. Nachman, M.D.
Dr. Nachman is a graduate of the SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency at Schneider Children's Hospital, a Pediatric Infectious Diseases fellowship at New York Medical College and a physician scientist training grant at Rockefeller University.

Dr. Nachman has led the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Stony Brook University Medical Center since 1990. She is the Chair of the Complications Scientific Agenda Committee of the IMPAACT network funded by NIAID and serves as Stony Brook's Principal Investigator for their NICHD funded clinical trial unit.

She currently serves as an Executive Board Member of the American Academy of HIV Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Society for Microbiology and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. In addition, she is the Director of the Office of Clinical Trials and the Associate Dean for Research at the SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine.

Dr. Nachman has published extensively on multiple topics relevant to pediatric infectious diseases as well as maternal and pediatric HIV clinical research and is a nationally and internationally renowned speaker. She is a member of the National Medical Honor Society, and has received numerous local and national honors.

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
Sun Mar 30
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Welcome Reception - Families and guests invited
March 30, 2014 7:30 - 8:30 pm Location TBA
-
5:00pm
Mon Mar 31
Nassau, Bahamas
7:00am
2:00pm
Tue Apr 1
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 8:00 - Noon; 1:00pm - 4:00pm
-
-
Wed Apr 2
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
10:00am
7:00pm
Thu Apr 3
Philipsburg, St. Maarten
8:00am
5:00pm
Fri Apr 4
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 8:00 - Noon; 1:00pm - 4:00pm
-
-
Sat Apr 5
At Sea Cruising
-
-
Sun Apr 6
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
6:15am
-

Ports of Call
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. - Named after a Danish Queen, Charlotte Amalie has one of the most breathtaking deepwater harbors in the world. The key sights of Charlotte Amalie are located within the town centre, making it easy to combine sightseeing with St. Thomas’ fantastic shopping opportunities. Eighteenth century architecture provides the perfect backdrop for walking tours and shopping here in the "Duty Free Capital of the World." For a dose of history, visit Emancipation Park, the American-Caribbean History Museum, or Bluebeard the pirate's castle at Magen’s Bay. If tropical bliss is what you're after, head to any of Charlotte Amalie’s pristine beaches, where the warm water, white sands and palm trees will lull you into deep relaxation!
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - There is an abundance of things to see and do in the Ft. Lauderdale area: visit the newly redesigned Ft. Lauderdale Beach and cafes, stroll the historic Riverwalk, shop the luxurious stores on Las Olas Boulevard or adventure to the Everglades for an intriguing air boat excursion.
Nassau, Bahamas - The captivating capital of the 700 Bahamian islands. Attractions include forts to explore, coral reefs to snorkel and a fascinating straw market to shop
Philipsburg, St. Maarten - An island under two flags. Sample the Dutch treats of Philipsburg: chocolate, cheese, delftware. On the French side linger over bouillabaisse, shop for Parisian perfumes.

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

ACCOMMODATIONS
CATEGORY
CEI RATE
Royal Caribbeans Allure of the Seas Owners Suite
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.
Call 800-422-0711 for Availability
Royal Caribbeans Allure of the Seas Grand Suite
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, private bathroom with bathtub and a sitting area. (264.8 sq. ft., balcony 75.3 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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Superior OceanView Stateroom with Balcony (D7) - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area, and a private bathroom. (182 sq. ft., balcony 50.8 sq. ft.) 
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Royal Caribbeans Allure of the Seas Oceanview Stateroom
OceanView Stateroom (F) - Two twin beds (can convert Queen), private bathroom and sitting area. (178.7 sq. ft.)
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Royal Caribbeans Allure of the Seas Oceanview Stateroom
OceanView Stateroom (H) - Two twin beds (can convert Queen), private bathroom and sitting area. (178.7 sq. ft.)
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Central Park View Stateroom (CV) - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), central park view, sitting area, and a private bathroom.
(182 sq. ft.)
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Royal Caribbeans Allure of the Seas Inside Stateroom
Large Interior Stateroom (N) - Two twin beds (can convert Queen), private bathroom and sitting area. (150.7 sq. ft.)
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Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $295.31
Deposit $250 per person
Cancellation Policies vary by cruise line and sailing date. Please check with our staff for your specific conference.

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.