Pediatrics Review CME Cruise Conference to Alaska - August 25 - September 1, 2012 - Continuing Medical Education
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Pediatrics Review

7-Night Alaskan Cruise Conference from Seattle, Washington
August 25 - September 1, 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.

Holland America Line's Classic ms Westerdam
Holland America's ms Westerdam

BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.
14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
Course Fees:
Physicians - $695
Other Professionals - $450
Cancellation Policy for Course 30-days-None; 7-29 days-50%; 7 days or less-100%

All social events are complimentary for guests traveling with conferee and whose cabins are booked in the meeting group.

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
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
Preliminary Topics:
  1. Anemia in Childhood and Adolescence
  2. ITP in Childhood
  3. Childhood Leukemias: Presentation and Treatment Update
  4. Coagulopathies: Hemophilia, von Willebrand’s Disease and Thrombophilia-What’s New?
  5. Sickle Cell Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment and Infection
  6. Pediatric Solid Tumors
  7. Cancer Survivors and Issues for the Primary Care Providers
  8. Primary Care for Children With Special Health Care Needs
    • Provide a definition for children with special health care needs and understand the prevalence and implications for health care costs and utilization of this group
    • Understand the major effects of chronic disorders in children
    • Describe the role of the child’s primary care physician in providing a “medical home” for children with special health care needs
  9. Visual Diagnosis in Pediatrics
    • Appropriately recognize common problems and dermatologic findings in infants and children
  10. Fever in Infants and Young Children
    • Develop an appropriate plan to evaluate and treat a neonate with fever
    • Develop an appropriate plan to evaluate and treat a young infant with fever
    • Develop an appropriate plan to evaluate and treat a young child with fever
  11. Breastfeeding Management Case Studies
    • Appropriately recognize common problems in breastfeeding management
    • Appropriately advise the mother and prescribe appropriate treatment for common problems to ensure the successful continuation of breastfeeding
  12. Vaccine Review
    • Discuss the major clinical presentation of illnesses that are preventable by immunization
    • Discuss the recommended schedule for immunization in the US
  13. Urinary Tract Infections in Infants, Children and Adolescents
    • Correctly identify infants,children and adolescents at risk for acute UTI
    • Recommend the most appropriate therapy for acute UTI based upon age and presentation
    • Develop a post-UTI management plan
  14. Headache in Children and AdolescentsHeadache
    • Develop a differential diagnosis for headache in young children
    • Develop a management plan for chronic headache in children
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
Lindsey K. Grossman, M.D., Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Baystate Children's Hospital, Springfield, MA and Professor and Associate Chair, Tufts University School of Medicine

Dr. Grossman has served as Chair, Baystate Children's Hospital in Springfield, MA and Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine since 2008. She completed her MD at Boston University, her residency at the University of Maryland, a fellowship in general academic pediatrics at Johns Hopkins and the prestigious Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine fellowship for women at Drexel University. In the past she directed divisions of academic general pediatrics at Ohio State University and the Medical College of Virginia and was associate chair at the University of Maryland. Her research has focused on common pediatric conditions, breastfeeding promotion and care systems for underprivileged children and those with special health care needs.

Dr. Grossman's current academic work emphasizes care coordination systems for children with complicated chronic illness. At Baystate, she leads a fully accredited children's hospital with more than 75 faculty and more than 60 pediatric and medicine-pediatrics residents, the only such facility in western Massachusetts.


Neil Grossman, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics,Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Medical Director of Inpatient Pediatrics,U Mass Memorial Children's Medical Center.

Dr. Grossman is currently a member of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine. He is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics splitting his time between his Hematology/Oncology patients and as the Medical Director of the Pediatric Inpatient service. He is a graduate of Boston University School of Liberal Arts and School of Medicine.

Dr.Grossman completed a pediatric residency and fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He has held positions at The Ohio State University and the Medical College of Virginia before joining the group at UMass from the University of Maryland in Baltimore where he was Professor of Pediatrics and Division Chief of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine.

Dr. Grossman's interests have included and focused on sickle cell disease, other anemias, platelet disorders, leukemias and lymphomas, sarcomas and supportive care issues. Additionally he has had particular interests in both medical education and administration, remaining active in physician education, curriculum development and medical practice in the 21st century.
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
EXCLUSIVE SHORE EXCURSIONS
Please note our shore excursions are operated independently of the cruise line.

DATE
PORT
ARRIVE
DEPART
Sat Aug 25
Seattle, Washington
-
4:00pm
Sun Aug 26
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 9:00am-12noon; 1:00pm-5:00pm
-
-
Mon Aug 27
Juneau, Alaska
1:00pm
10:00pm
Tue Aug 28
Glacier Bay Cruising
-
-
Wed Aug 29
Sitka, Alaska
7:00am
3:00pm
Thu Aug 30
Ketchikan, Alaska
Lectures 2:00pm-5:00pm
7:00am
1:00pm
Fri Aug 31
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Lectures 8:00am-12noon
6:00pm
11:59pm
Sat Sep 1
Seattle, Washington
7:00am
-

Ports of Call
Juneau, Alaska - In Alaska's capital, taste salmon baked over an alderwood fire, pan for gold, flightsee the Juneau Ice Field, and walk right up to the Mendenhall Glacier.
Ketchikan, Alaska - Immerse yourself in Tlingit Indian culture as you view the world's largest collection of totem poles; kayak the colorful waterfront. Port tips from our blog
Scenic Cruising Glacier Bay National Park - Witness a world still emerging from the Ice Age--16 tidewater glaciers in action.
Seattle, Washington - The Emerald City of the Pacific Northwest. In Seattle, stroll the bustling waterfront, visit the Space Needle, sample a local microbrew, a glass of Washington wine and world-famous coffee.
Sitka, Alaska - Step back to the days of Russian Alaska as you watch lively performances of the New Archangel Dancers and view holy paintings of the Czarists' days.
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.

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.

ms Westerdam

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

STATEROOMS

DETAILS

Deluxe Suite with Veranda (SA) – Call for Pricing

Floor-to-ceiling window/sliding glass door leading to your personal veranda, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, a large sitting area, dressing room, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, no-host mini-bar and walk-in closet. Deluxe Suites include all the Superior Suite amenities, plus complimentary laundry, pressing and dry cleaning throughout your cruise, complimentary champagne and bottled water provided in suite upon embarkation, premium duvet, oversize bath towels and soft, cotton bathrobes and slippers, gorgeous corsages and boutonnieres for the first formal night, hors d'oeuvres served before dinner each evening on request, binoculars and umbrellas for your use on the cruise, cocktail party with ship officers, priority boarding for tender ports of call, special disembarkation service, priority dining and seating requests, and exclusive daily breakfast service for suite guests only.

A very special amenity exclusively for guests cruising in a Deluxe Veranda Suite or Penthouse Veranda Suite, the industry-leading Neptune Lounge features a private place to relax, socialize with other suite guests and enjoy the personalized service of a concierge. The fleet-wide lounges provide worktables, large screen television, library, sofas and chairs, refreshments throughout the day and wi-fi for a small charge. One-Touch 24-hour Concierge Service is available when the Neptune Lounge is closed.

488-700 sq. ft. with veranda

Superior Suite with Veranda (SS)– Call for Pricing

Floor-to-ceiling window/sliding glass door leading to your personal veranda, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath, shower and additional shower stall, large sitting area, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 1 person. Suites also include a variety of firm, medium and soft pillows, no-host mini-bar for easy entertaining, personalized cruise stationery, oversized bath towels, one-touch telephone concierge service, fresh flowers, and a complimentary DVD library.

398 sq. ft. with veranda

OceanView Stateroom with Veranda (VA) - Call for Pricing

Floor-to-ceiling window/sliding glass door leading to your personal veranda, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath and shower, sitting area, no-host mini-bar, floor-to-ceiling windows. Includes all the stateroom amenities, plus signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed featuring plush Sealy Posturepedic® Euro-Top mattress and finely woven cotton linens, luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerhead, 5x magnifying lighted make-up mirror and salon-quality hair dryer, fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure, complimentary fresh fruit on request, flat-panel TV and DVD player, ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.

284-398 sq. ft. with veranda

OceanView Stateroom (C) - Call for Pricing

Picture window, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub and shower, luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens, deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerheads, 5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers, fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure, complimentary fresh fruit on request, flat-panel TV and DVD player, ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.

185-197 sq. ft.

OceanView Stateroom (D) - Call for Pricing

Picture window, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub and shower, luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens, deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerheads, 5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers, fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure, complimentary fresh fruit on request, flat-panel TV and DVD player, ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.

185-197 sq. ft.

Inside Stateroom (J) - Call for Pricing

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub and shower, luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens, deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerheads, 5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers, fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure, complimentary fresh fruit on request, flat-panel TV and DVD player, ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.


143-207 sq. ft.

Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change
3rd/4th in Stateroom - $599 per person
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $364.11 per person
Deposit $350.00 per person

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