Drug Indications, Interactions and Complications - CME Mediterranean Cruise Conference - Aug. 13-20, 2011
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Update on Indications, Interactions and Complications in the Use of Pharmaceuticals

7-Night Western Mediterranean Cruise Conference
August 13 - 20, 2011

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 Fabulous Liberty of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Liberty of the Seas

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%

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
Pharmacists, Primary Care Physicians, Nurses, NPs, PAs
Program Purpose / Objectives
After attending the following session individuals should be able to:

1. Outline strategies for assessing and counseling patients on the use of OTC products.
2. Describe patients attitude about monitoring and diagnostics for self-care.
3. Explain issues related to drug safety, patient information, and other recent FDA activities such as prescription drug labeling, MedWatch, and post-marketing safety surveillance.
4. Describe the mechanism of action and indications for newly approved drugs.
5. Identify challenges and safety concerns regarding the medication approval and post-market surveillance processes.
6. Describe the necessary points within the medication use system in which technology can be employed to reduce medical errors within health care.
7. Describe the benefits and limitations of collaborative practice models in various patient care settings.

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PatientÂ’s Role in Self-Care: Working with Their Health Care Providers
1. Outline strategies for assessing and counseling patients on the use of OTC products.
Monitoring and Diagnostic Devices for Self-Care
2. Describe patients attitude about monitoring and diagnostics for self-care.
FDA and Regulatory Update on Pharmaceuticals
3. Explain issues related to drug safety, patient information, and other recent FDA activities such as prescription drug labeling, MedWatch, and post-marketing safety surveillance
New Product Approvals for 2011
4. Describe the mechanism of action and indications for newly approved drugs.
Medication Safety and Medication Errors in the Medication Use Process
5. Identify challenges and safety concerns regarding the medication approval and post-market surveillance processes.
Minimizing Medication Errors and Liability Through Technology
6. Describe the necessary points within the medication use system in which technology can be employed to reduce medical errors within health care.
Developing Collaborative Care Models
7. Describe the benefits and limitations of collaborative practice models in various patient care settings.
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
George E. MacKinnon, PhD., RPh Dr. MacKinnon is the Founding Dean and Professor of the College of Pharmacy at Roosevelt University in Chicago. His previous appointments include the positions of Department Chairman, Associate/Assistant Dean, and Vice-President for Academic Affairs with the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, pharmaceutical industry researcher, tenured faculty member, and assistant hospital pharmacy administrator. Over the years he has been active in developing collaborative practice models with physicians and pharmacy practice faculty as well as establishing post-graduate training programs for pharmacists.

Dr. MacKinnon completed his pharmacy education at the University of Wisconsin Madison and completed two years post-graduate residency training at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics. He earned a Ph.D. in Higher Education from Loyola University in Chicago.

Karen MacKinnon, RPh Karen MacKinnon is presently practicing pharmacy as a community practitioner. Her previous appointments have included, Assistant Professor in the Departments of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacy Practice at Midwestern University Colleges of Pharmacy and Director of Professional Laboratories in two new colleges of pharmacy. She has practiced in institutional (St. Louis University Hospital and St. Josephs Hospital) and community pharmacy practice.

Ms. MacKinnon received her pharmacy degree from the University of Wisconsin Madison and completed her post-graduate training at Meriter Medical Center in Madison.
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 Aug 13
Barcelona, Spain
Lectures 2:00pm - 5:00pm
-
5:00pm
Sun Aug 14
Provence (Toulon), France
Lectures 5:00pm - 7:00pm
7:00am
5:00pm
Mon Aug 15
Villefranche (Nice), France
7:00am
7:00pm
Tue Aug 16
Livorno (Florence/Pisa), Italy
7:00am
7:00pm
Wed Aug 17
Cititavecchia (Rome), Italy
7:00am
7:00pm
Thu Aug 18
Naples (Capri), Italy
7:00am
7:00pm
Fri Aug 19
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 8:00am - n12:00pm,
1:00pm - 5:00pm
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-
Sat Aug 20
Barcelona, Spain
6:00am
-

Ports of Call
Barcelona, Spain - Barcelona is a one of a kind, world-class city. While away the day exploring the beautiful, tree-shaded Las Ramblas. Or, marvel at its fantastic Art Nouveau architecture, with dozens of buildings that seem to have been sculpted from the stuff of dreams, like the Sagrada Familia Cathedral. For the more worldly, shop for exquisite Lladro ceramics, chic spanish fashions or enjoy a cuisine that many say has rival's the French for the title of world's best.
Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy - Plan your time here carefully, as the Eternal City's sights are endless: the Colosseum, the Forum, the Sistine Chapel, the Vatican and so much more.
Livorno (Florence/Pisa), Italy - In Florence view the timeless treasures: the lofty Duomo, Giotto's bell tower, Michelangelo's David, the Uffizi Gallery, Ponte Vecchio over the Arno. In Pisa, see the famous Tower, still standing, if crookedly, after 650 years.
Villefranche (Nice), France - Villefranche is your gateway to the one-of-a-kind French Riviera, home to Monte Carlo, Cannes and Nice. Shaded by jagged mountains touching deep blue shores, Villefranche offers sunny beaches, sophisticated resort cities, quaint red-roofed villages and spectacular views.

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.

Liberty 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

Cancellation Penalties vary by cruise line and sailing date. Be sure to review these cruise line
policies with our staff.
CATEGORY
DESCRIPTION
CEI RATE
Q
Standard Inside Stateroom
Interior staterooms have two twin beds that convert to a queen-sized bed, considerable closet space, a private bathroom with shower, as well as a sitting area with desk, drawer space, vanity, and sofa. 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.
$1040
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Standard Inside Stateroom
Interior staterooms have two twin beds that convert to a queen-sized bed, considerable closet space, a private bathroom with shower, as well as a sitting area with desk, drawer space, vanity, and sofa. 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.
$1060
I
Large Oceanview Stateroom
Oceanview staterooms have a picture window, two twin beds that convert to a queen-sized bed, considerable closet space, a private bathroom with shower, as well as an expanded living area with desk, drawer space, vanity, and sofa. 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.
$1390
H
Large Oceanview Stateroom
Oceanview staterooms have a picture window, two twin beds that convert to a queen-sized bed, considerable closet space, a private bathroom with shower, as well as an expanded living area with desk, drawer space, vanity, and sofa. 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.
$1440
E2
Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony
Balcony staterooms have floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that lead to your private veranda, two twin beds that convert to a queen-sized bed, considerable closet space, a private bathroom with shower, as well as a living area with desk, drawer space, vanity, and sofa. 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. Some staterooms are equipped with either a sofa bed in the sitting area, or upper Pullman-style bunk bed to accommodate a third guest.
$1540
JS
Junior Suite with Balcony
Junior Suites have floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that lead to your private veranda, two twin beds that convert to a queen-sized bed, plenty of closet space, private bathroom with tub and shower, as well as a separate living area with desk, drawer space, vanity, and sofa. Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen LCD television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, internet access, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.
$2440
All Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to Change
Call for 3rd/4th person in cabin
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $249.30 per person
Deposit $250.00 per person
Single Rates are Available - Request Details from our Staff
Air Fare Additional


Staterooms

Junior Suite

Large Ocean View with Verandah

Large Ocean View

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.