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Managing Stress and Burnout, and Achieving Wellness, in Physicians and their Patients: Understanding the Triggers and Acquiring Skills for Prevention and Treatment

7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise
Round-trip Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
April 05 - 12, 2020
Holland America's <em> Nieuw Statendam</em>
Holland America's Nieuw Statendam
14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
14 ACPE Credits
14 CE Credits for Psychologists
14 ASWB ACE Credits
14.0 Contact Hours

Course Fees:

$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Pharmacists, & Dentists
$695 for Physician Assistants
$695 for Nurse Practitioners
$495 for Nurses, Students & Others

BIAS FREE CME - 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

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Psychologists, Social Workers,

Program Purpose

Physicians, nurses and support staff have numerous roles and responsibilities which facilitate patient care, satisfaction, and adherence. The presence of expanding technologies, notably electronic medical records, have put increasing demands on expertise as well as taking far more time. This makes it challenging to meet the important aspect of patient-centered care. Patients today can be difficult to manage, demanding, and often quote inaccurate information gleamed online. In addition, test results need to be presented in a timely manner while simultaneously requiring empathic skills when delivering bad news. While treatment advances have increased survival rates for many patients, explaining complex treatment regimens and the potential costs is time consuming and stressful.

With the recent WHO acknowledgement of burnout as a disease, more attention is being paid to the physical and psychological demands of being a healthcare professional. Physicians and nurses report increasing levels of job dissatisfaction, physical symptoms such as insomnia, headaches, fatigue, back and neck pain and gastrointestinal distress, and psychological symptoms such as anxiety, irritability, and depression.

This course will offer a comprehensive combination of educational and training strategies as well as numerous experiential exercises to combat stress, prevent and treat burnout, and improve not only participant wellness but also lead to an improvement in patient care. Strategies will include relaxation training, cognitive approaches to combat automatic negative thought patterns, mindfulness training, empathic skills communication, and methods to combat perfectionistic thinking patterns.

For example, mindfulness has been shown to be an effective antidote and it is possible to incorporate mindfulness into one’s daily routine in a practical and efficient manner. Practicing mindfulness can ease the consequences of stress while simultaneously improving patient care.

In addition, perfectionism is common and even encouraged in the medical world. Acceptance to medical school is predicated on academic excellence and thus, in medicine where teamwork, appropriate social behavior, and flexibility may be as important as academic knowledge, this can feel threatening for the physician who has succeeded through perfectionistic academic self-induced pressure. Committing a mistake, although expected by all in this field, can feel overwhelming and unacceptable to a perfectionist and can lead to symptoms of stress, depression, and even suicide. Solutions to maladaptive perfectionism include cognitive-behavior therapy an d coaching which will be emphasized.

Topics:
  1. How to Communicate with Difficult Patients
    • Apply techniques to manage difficult patients encountered in clinical practices focusing on empathic skills communication
  2. Providing a Patient-Centered Care Experience
    • Give examples of the concepts of patient-centered care and the strategies which emphasize them
  3. Counseling Issues for Delivering Good and Bad News
    • Develop and improve clinician skills when discussing test results with patients, with an emphasis on appropriate delivery of bad news
  4. Utilizing Emphatic Communication with Patients
    • Cite the research on empathic communication and methods of delivery
  5. Managing Patient Expectations
    • Identify techniques to improve overall patient care and delivery
  6. Models of Practice and Counseling Interventions
    • Describe the most effective counseling interventions
  7. Recognizing Symptoms of Burnout
    • List the physical, psychological and behavioral symptoms of burnout
  8. Integrating Mindfulness into One's Daily Life
    • Be able to initiate a personal mindfulness practice and have the skills to explain mindfulness to patients
  9. Recognizing and Combating Perfectionism
  10. Hands on Experiential Exercises in Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches
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.
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Faculty

Alice D. Domar, PhD

Alice D. Domar, PhD

Executive Director
Domar Centers for Mind/Body Health
Senior Staff Psychologist
Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology - part-time
Harvard Medical School
Director of Integrative Care, Boston IVF

Alice D. Domar, PhD is a pioneer in the application of mind/body medicine to women's health issues. She not only established the first Mind/Body Center for Women's Health, but also conducts ongoing ground-breaking research in the field. Her research focuses on the relationship between stress and different women's health conditions, and creating innovative programs to help women decrease physical and psychological symptoms.

Dr. Domar received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Health Psychology from Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Ferkauf School of Professional Psychology of Yeshiva University. Her post-doctoral training was at Beth Israel Hospital, Deaconess Hospital, and Children’s Hospital, all in Boston.

She has conducted research on infertility, breast cancer, menopausal symptoms, ovarian cancer, pregnancy, and premenstrual syndrome. Dr. Domar has earned an international reputation as one of the country's top women's health experts.

She is currently the Executive Director of the Domar Centers for Mind/Body Health, and the Director of Mind/Body Services at Boston IVF. She is an associate professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, part-time, at Harvard Medical School, and a senior staff psychologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Dr. Domar has compiled an impressive list of accomplishments as a best-selling author, media authority and sought-after public speaker. She is the author of numerous books, including the national best seller “Self-Nurture”, and is on the advisory board for Parents Magazine. She was on the Board of Experts for ShareCare.com and was a columnist for Redbook and Health magazines. She was also a featured expert for LLuminari and on the online social health network BeWell.com. She served on the board of Resolve for ten years.

Three of her books have been finalists for the Books for a Better Life Award. She was also the Series Editor for a series of mind/body books by Harvard Medical Publications/Simon and Schuster. She is the narrator of the DVD’s “Stress and Relaxation Explained” and “Infertility Explained”, both of which won silver Telly Awards. Dr. Domar has appeared on the Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, Dateline NBC, CNN, PBS, and the CBS and NBC Evening News, to name a few. She presents lectures and conducts workshops throughout the US and around the world and went on tour with Oprah in the spring of 2004 and 2005 with the LLuminari team. Dr. Domar was named to the prestigious list of 15 “Women to Watch in 2004” by Lifetime TV. Her seventh book, “Finding Calm for the Expectant Mom” came out in 2016.

Elizabeth Grill, PsyD

Elizabeth Grill, PsyD

 Director of Psychological Services 
Ronald O. Perelman and Claudia Cohen Center for Reproductive Medicine a
Associate Professor of Psychology i
Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Medicine, and Psychiatry
Weill Medical College of Cornell University.
Assistant Attending Psychologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

Dr. Elizabeth Grill is Director of Psychological Services and Associate Professor of Psychology at The Center for Reproductive Medicine at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. She is also an Assistant Attending Psychologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

Dr. Grill is experienced as a health psychologist and medical researcher. Dr. Grill sits on several professional boards and is an editorial reviewer for peer reviewed journals.

She is the author of numerous articles and book chapters, has lectured worldwide to patient and medical audiences and has participated in media interviews.

Accreditation

Accreditation Council for 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.

 

 

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.

ANCC

 

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 CreditsTM as needed.  Pharmacology credits are identified on individual activities.

 

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education


Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea ® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
This activity is approved for a total of 14 contact hours of Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) credit.

 

Accreditation Council for American Academy of PAs

Continuing Education, Inc. has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 14 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

 

 Joint Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea® is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Accreditation: Continuing Education, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Continuing Education, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Designation: As an organization approved by the American Psychological Association, Continuing Education, Inc. is offering this activity for a maximum of 14 hours of continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be given for partial attendance.

 

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Continuing Education, Inc. is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Continuing Education, Inc. maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 14 Clinical continuing education credits.

Does not apply to the following states/provinces: Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Maine, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Tennessee, West Virginia, Ontario, Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Yukon Territories.

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Cruise Itinerary

DATE PORT OF CALL ARRIVE DEPART
Sun Apr 05 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
- 5:00 pm
Mon Apr 06 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Tue Apr 07 Grand Turk, Turks And Caicos
8:00 am 3:00 pm
Wed Apr 08 San Juan, Puerto Rico
1:00 pm 11:00 pm
Thu Apr 09 St. Thomas, U.S. V.I.
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Fri Apr 10 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sat Apr 11 Half Moon Cay, Bahamas
8:00 am 3:00 pm
Sun Apr 12 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
7:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
Holland American Nieuw Amsterdam Map

Ports of Call

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.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

Grand Turk, Turks And Caicos - Grand Turk is a picturesque island with a relaxed pace and a warm, friendly atmosphere. There are no fast food chains and no sprawling resorts.In addition to the amazing year around diving, with Oasis Divers you have seasonal attractions such as the North Atlantic humpback whales during the winter and manta rays in the summer, you're sure to be amazed.

San Juan, Puerto Rico - In days of yore, the waters near Puerto Rico teemed with pirate ships commanded by the likes of Sir Francis Drake. Aye, they are long gone, but in their wake they have left an island of national treasures: La Casa Blanca, built in 1501 for the island's first governor, Ponce de Leon; the cobblestone streets of Old San Juan; the tropical rain forests of El Yunque.  

St. Thomas, U.S. V.I. - Arguably the island with the best shopping and the best beaches. Shop duty-free Charlotte Amalie 'til you drop. Or dive into the beach scene at beautiful Magens Bay, Coki Point, or Turtle Cove, nesting ground of the endangered hawksbill sea turtle.

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas - When was the last time you whiled away the day on a private Caribbean island? Here's your chance. The island is ours; the day is yours to sun, swim, and sail. Enjoy!

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
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Holland America's Nieuw Statendam

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.

Prices below are for the full cruise including meals and evening entertainment

STATEROOM DETAILS
PRICING PER PERSON

Suite/Deluxe

Pinnacle Suite, PS Pinnacle Suite (PS)
With floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a private verandah, these spacious suites are flooded with light. They feature a large sitting area and two lower beds convertible to one king-size bed—our signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses. The bathroom comes with a dual-sink vanity and some suites have a shower-only option.

Amenities include use of the exclusive Neptune Lounge, a private concierge and an array of complimentary services. The configuration of staterooms may vary from the images shown.

Approximately 465 sq. ft. including verandah 
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Neptune Suite, SA Neptune Suite (SA)
With floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a private verandah, these spacious suites are flooded with light. They feature a large sitting area and two lower beds convertible to one king-size bed—our signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses. The bathroom includes a dual-sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath and shower, or shower only.
Approximately 465 sq. ft. including verandah. 
$4,229.00
Cruise Line's lower Non-Refundable Deposit Rates may be available
Neptune Suite, SB Neptune Suite (SB)
With floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a private verandah, these spacious suites are flooded with light. They feature a large sitting area and two lower beds convertible to one king-size bed-our signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses. The bathroom comes with a dual-sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath and shower, plus additional shower stall. Amenities include use of the exclusive Neptune Lounge, a private concierge and an array of complimentary services.

Approximately 465 sq. ft. including verandah 
$3,829.00
Cruise Line's lower Non-Refundable Deposit Rates may be available
Signature Suite, SS Signature Suite (SS)
These large, comfortable suites feature a spacious sitting area with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a private verandah, two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed-our signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, and one murphy bed for one person. The bathroom includes a dual-sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath and shower, and an additional shower stall.

Approximately 393 sq. ft. including verandah. 
$3,279.00
Cruise Line's lower Non-Refundable Deposit Rates may be available
Vista Suite, A Vista Suite (A)
With a teak-lined verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows and comfortable sitting area, these comfortable suites are filled with light. They include two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed-our signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, plus a whirlpool bath and shower, mini-bar and refrigerator. 

Approximately 260 sq. ft. including verandah 
$1,779.00
Cruise Line's lower Non-Refundable Deposit Rates may be available
Vista Suite, B Vista Suite (B)
With a teak-lined verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows and comfortable sitting area, these comfortable suites are filled with light. They include two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed-our signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, plus a whirlpool bath and shower, mini-bar and refrigerator. 

Approximately 260 sq. ft. including verandah 
$1,629.00
Cruise Line's lower Non-Refundable Deposit Rates may be available
Vista Suite, AS Suite/Deluxe Vista Suite (AS)
With a teak-lined verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows and comfortable sitting area, these comfortable suites are filled with light. They include two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed-our signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, plus a whirlpool bath and shower, mini-bar and refrigerator. 

Approximately 260 sq. ft. including verandah
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Balcony

OceanView Stateroom with Veranda, VS OceanView Stateroom with Veranda (VS)
Filled with light from floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a private verandah, these staterooms include a sitting area, two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed-our signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, and shower with premium massage showerheads. 

Approximately 228 sq. ft. including verandah. 
$1,279.00
Cruise Line's lower Non-Refundable Deposit Rates may be available
OceanView Stateroom with Veranda, V OceanView Stateroom with Veranda (V)
Filled with light from floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a private verandah, these staterooms include a sitting area, two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed-our signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, and shower with premium massage showerheads. 

Approximately 228 sq. ft. including verandah 
$1,249.00
Cruise Line's lower Non-Refundable Deposit Rates may be available
OceanView Stateroom with Veranda, VA OceanView Stateroom with Veranda (VA)
Filled with light from floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a private verandah, these staterooms include a sitting area, two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed-our signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, and shower with premium massage showerheads. 

Approximately 228 sq. ft. including verandah. 
$1,219.00
Cruise Line's lower Non-Refundable Deposit Rates may be available
OceanView Stateroom with Veranda, VB OceanView Stateroom with Veranda (VB)
Filled with light from floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a private verandah, these staterooms include a sitting area, two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed-our signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, and shower with premium massage showerheads. 

Approximately 228 sq. ft. including verandah 
$1,189.00
Cruise Line's lower Non-Refundable Deposit Rates may be available
OceanView Stateroom with Veranda, VC OceanView Stateroom with Veranda (VC)
Filled with light from floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a private verandah, these staterooms include a sitting area, two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed-our signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, and shower with premium massage showerheads. 

Approximately 228 sq. ft. including verandah 
$1,159.00
Cruise Line's lower Non-Refundable Deposit Rates may be available
OceanView Stateroom with Veranda, VD OceanView Stateroom with Veranda (VD)
Filled with light from floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a private verandah, these staterooms include a sitting area, two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed-our signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, and shower with premium massage showerheads. 

Approximately 228 sq. ft. including verandah.  
$1,129.00
Cruise Line's lower Non-Refundable Deposit Rates may be available

Outside

OceanView Stateroom, C OceanView Stateroom (C)
These expansive staterooms include include two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed-our Signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, premium massage shower heads, a host of amenities and an ocean view. The configuration of staterooms may vary from the images shown. 

Approximately 175 sq. ft 
$919.00
Cruise Line's lower Non-Refundable Deposit Rates may be available
OceanView Stateroom, D OceanView Stateroom (D)
These expansive staterooms include include two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed-our Signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, premium massage shower heads, a host of amenities and an ocean view. The configuration of staterooms may vary from the images shown. 

Approximately 175 sq. ft 
$899.00
Cruise Line's lower Non-Refundable Deposit Rates may be available
OceanView Stateroom, E OceanView Stateroom (E)
These expansive staterooms include include two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed-our Signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, premium massage shower heads, a host of amenities and an ocean view. The configuration of staterooms may vary from the images shown. 

Approximately 175 sq. ft 
$879.00
Cruise Line's lower Non-Refundable Deposit Rates may be available

Inside

Inside Stateroom, J Inside Stateroom (J)
Two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed - our signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, premium massage shower heads and a host of amenities are featured in these comfortable staterooms.
 
Approximately 141 sq. ft. 
$629.00
Cruise Line's lower Non-Refundable Deposit Rates may be available
Inside Stateroom, I Inside Inside Stateroom (I)
Two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed - our signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, premium massage shower heads and a host of amenities are featured in these comfortable staterooms.

Approximately 141 sq. ft.
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Interior Spa Stateroom, IQ Inside Interior Spa Stateroom (IQ)
These staterooms feature spa amenities such as yoga mats and an iPod® docking station and include access to spa treatments from the Greenhouse Spa & Salon. There are two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed—our Signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses.

Stateroom: 143-225 sq. ft.
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Inside Stateroom, K Inside Inside Stateroom (K)
Two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed - our signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, premium massage shower heads and a host of amenities are featured in these comfortable staterooms.

Approximately 141 sq. ft.
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Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change.
3rd/4th in Stateroom - Call for Pricing

Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $330.00 per person.
Deposit $350.00 per person

Course Fee Cancellation Policy: 30 days from sailing-None; 7-29 days-50%; Less than 7 days-100%

Cancellation Policies vary by cruise line, destination and sailing date. Please check with one of our cruise consultant for policies applicable to this cruise.

* COMPETITIVE PRICING PROMISE: While we are not a 'cruise discounter,' we will match any price offered by the cruise line, directly to the general public, at the time of booking. This offers includes many short-term, promotional rates. All cruise line rates can be withdrawn by the cruise line at any time and are capacity controlled.
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.
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Please click here to visit TravelSafe.com to get a quote.

Cruise Line cancellation policies are strictly enforced. For that reason, we urge all of our travelers to carefully consider whether travel protection 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 protection 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 protection 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.

Travel Protection Plans

  • TravelSafe Basic Plan - A plan for those who want just the bare necessities.
  • TravelSafe Classic Plan - TravelSafe's most popular plan includes higher limits on all of the important benefits to expand your coverage. Add Cancel For Any Reason for even more coverage.

Below please find some examples of insurance coverage:

Coverage For Your Arrangements - Benefit Limits
PLAN CLASSIC BASIC
Trip Cancellation Trip Cost Trip Cost
Trip Interruption 150% of Trip Cost Trip Cost
Missed Connection $2,500 $500
Trip/Travel Delay $750 $500
Travel Delay
Per Day Maximum Limit $150 $100
Required minimum delay time 6 Hours 6 Hours
Cancel For Any Reason Not Included Not Included
Coverage For You - Benefit Limits
PLAN CLASSIC BASIC
Medical Expense / Emergency Assistance
Accident & Sickness Medical Expense $100,000 $35,000
Emergency Dental Expense $750 $750
Emergency Medical Evacuation &

Return of Remains
$1,000,000

Included
$100,000

Included
Non-Medical Emergency Evacuation $25,000 Not Included
Accidental Death & Dismemberment
24 Hour Coverage during Trip $25,000 Not Included
Coverage For Your Belongings - Benefit Limits
Plan Classic Basic
Baggage & Personal Effects $2,500 $500
Baggage Delay $250 $100
Required minimum delay time 12 Hours 12 Hours

before you cruise

Riverside Hotel

620 East Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 3330

Relax in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale, where world-class restaurants, hopping nightclubs and enchanting courtyards frame the city's only hotel on the trendy Las Olas Boulevard‐the Riverside Hotel.

Seasons Classic Room Standard Executive Tower Standard Executive Tower Balcony
October 1- December 25, 2019 Tues-Sat: $139
Sun/Mon $119
Tues-Sat: $169
Sun/Mon $149
Tues-Sat: $189
Sun/Mon $169
December 26, 2019-April 11, 2020 Tues-Sat: $209
Sun/Mon $189
Tues-Sat: $249
Sun/Mon $229
Tues-Sat: $269
Sun/Mon $249
April 12- May 23, 2020 Tues-Sat: $139
Sun/Mon $119
Tues-Sat: $169
Sun/Mon $149
Tues-Sat: $189
Sun/Mon $169
May 24 - September 30, 2020 Tues-Sat: $109
Sun/Mon $99
Tues-Sat: $139
Sun/Mon $129
Tues-Sat:$159
Sun/Mon $149

Special Dates to Remember Classic Room Standard Executive Tower Standard Executive Tower Balcony
Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
October 30, 2019 to November 2, 2019
$209 $249 $269
Winterfest Boat Parade
December 14, 2019
$219
$339 $369
Super Bowl LIV $309 $359 $389
These rates are subject to availability. Rooms are based on single or double occupancy, per night, plus 13% tax.
Children under 18 are complimentary when sharing a room. Each additional person 18 years of age and older will be charged an additional $15.00 per room, per night.
Any requests for a rollaway bed are $15.00 per bed, plus tax, per night. Maximum guest room occupancy is four persons.
Should the preferred rate not be available, the best available rate will prevail.

BOOK HOTEL

Cambria Suites

141 SW 19th Court
Dania Beach, FL 33004

If you're looking to enhance your cruise vacation from Fort Lauderdale, FL, come in a day early and stay at Cambria Hotel & Suites Fort Lauderdale, Airport South & Cruiseport .
A 4-mile drive from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, this relaxed hotel is also 9 miles from the Port Everglades cruise terminal, and 7 miles from Gulfstream Park's casino and sports venues.

Low preferred rates available through Continuing Education Inc./University at Sea ® :

Date Week-Days Price
*January 1 - April 30,2020 Daily *$179.00
May 1 - September 30, 2020 Sunday-Thursday
Friday-Saturday
$95.00
$105.00
October 1 - December 31, 2020 Sunday-Thursday
Friday-Saturday
$119.00
$139.00

The above rates are based upon availability and subject to change. All rates are subject to applicable sales and occupancy tax, currently 13%.

INCLUDED IN THE RATE:
  • WIFI in sleeping rooms and public spaces
  • Complimentary Airport Transportation from 5:00am to 12 Midnight.
  • Self-Parking at no charge while staying at the hotel
INCLUDED CAMBRIA:
  • King or Queen Bed
  • In Room Coffee Maker
  • Microwave and Refrigerator
  • Sofa Bed
  • Flat Screen
Check-In/Check Out

Check in time is 3:00pm and checkout is 11:00am

**Available at Cambria, Gourmet Bistro serving a hot breakfast buffet with made to order items available at $9.95 per person plus tax.
Full service Bar & Restaurant also opens for Cocktails and Dinner at 5pm.

FORT LAUDERDALE MARRIOTT HARBOR BEACH RESORT & SPA

3030 Holiday Drive
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316 USA

Discover our vibrant beach hotel in Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa invites guests to embrace beachfront living in style. Nestled along a quarter-mile stretch of pristine private beach, our hotel effortlessly blends laid-back tropical tranquility with signature Marriott service. Enjoy our perfect location near the shops, dining and nightlife of Las Olas Boulevard. Benefit from or close proximity to Fort Lauderdale International Airport.

After a busy day of travel, rejuvenate in our updated guest rooms and suites, many of which feature private balconies to soak in waterfront views. Dive into our lagoon-style pool, spend the day jet skiing and snorkeling, or pamper yourself at our luxury spa. Showcasing an array of unique restaurants, our resort offers ample opportunities for culinary adventures.

Ask your CEI agent for details and availability.