Psychiatry CME Cruise to Alaska - July 13-20, 2014
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Psychotherapy, Psychiatry and Counseling in the Digital Age

Digital Ethics, Traditional Therapeutic Boundaries and Ethical and Clinical Considerations in the Age of Google, Facebook and Telehealth

7-Night Alaskan Cruise Conference
Round-trip Seattle, Washington
July 13 - 20, 2014

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14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 AAFP Prescribed Credit(s)
14 Contact Hours

Course Fees:
$695 for Physicians, Attorneys, Doctors of Pharmacy & Dentists
$450 for Psychologists,Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses & 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
Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, counselors and other mental health professionals, including psychiatric nurses
Program Purpose / Objectives
At the completion of this course, participants will be able to
  1. Boundaries in Psychotherapy, Counseling & Psychiatry:
    • Define boundaries in psychiatry, psychotherapy and counseling.
    • Differentiate among boundary crossings, boundary violations and dual relationships in psychiatry, psychotherapy and counseling.
    • State the relationships between boundary crossings and the standard of care.
    • Report on how enforcing rigid boundaries can be harmful to clients.
  2. Dual Relationships:
    • Describe what the codes of ethics state in regard to dual relationships.
    • Apply the making of ethical decisions regarding dual relationships.
    • Integrate boundary crossing and dual relationships, when appropriate, into treatment.
    • Specify when it is not advisable to enter into dual relationships or cross boundaries in therapy.
  3. Digital Ethics:
    • Identify the ethical challenges that may arise from engaging in activities on the Internet.
    • Construct a social media policy for one¬ís office to address potential boundary issues with clients.
    • Identify the ethical challenges that may arise from engaging in activities on the Internet.
    • Apply a risk management lens to the process of determining the appropriateness of specific technological tools for use with specific clients.
  4. HIPAA:
    • Conduct a formal HIPAA risk analysis and implement proper risk management measures.
    • Summarize the Privacy, Security, and Transaction Rules.
    • Outline the Omnibus or Final Rule of 2013.
    • Describe the relationships between HIPAA and The Standard of Care of psychotherapy.
  5. Telehealth:
    • Determine the elements of an ethical telehealth practice.
    • Establish appropriate office policies for online/digital interaction.
    • Explain the Skype-HIPAA controversy.
    • Develop a plan to professionally move in the direction of telehealth.
    • Develop a plan to professionally move in the direction of telehealth.
  6. Risk Management:
    • Report the origin of and the forces behind risk management.
    • Explain how to minimize risk to psychiatrists, psychologists and counselors without compromising their clinical integrity.
    • Describe the relationships between risk management and the standard of care.
    • Utilize tools to make clinical and ethical decisions with regard to risk management concerns.
  7. Ethical Decision Making:
    • Define and apply construct, such as morality, virtue, ethics, rights, fairness and justice.
    • Apply ethical decision-making processes to their practices.
    • Explain the forces that contribute to our attitudes toward dual relationships.
    • Apply ethical decision-making to dual relationships situations.
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
Ofer Zur, PhD.

Ofer Zur, PhD is a licensed psychologist and a fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA) with a private psychotherapy practice in Sonoma, California. He is also an instructor, lecturer, ethics consultant, and expert witness. He has been in practice for over twenty years and is the director of the Zur Institute, LLC (at www.zurinstitute.com), which offers over 150 innovative and challenging online continuing education courses for psychologists, counselors, social workers, nurses, and other mental health practitioners. Dr. Zur is the author of hundreds of articles and book-chapters and of four books, Dual Relationships and Psychotherapy (2002, Springer Pub., co-edited), The HIPAA Compliance Kit (Norton, 2005), The Complete Fee-for-Service Private Practice Handbook (2008), and Boundaries in Psychotherapy (APA Books, 2007). Dr. Zur has lectured world-wide on topics ranging from Boundaries in Psychotherapy and Counseling, Internet Addiction, Digital Ethics, Cyber-Bullying, Standard of Care, Effective Therapy, Psychology of Gender, Psychology of Victims, Psychology of War, and much more. His CV is at http://www.zurinstitute.com/cvita.html.

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.

Additional Continuing Education Accreditations for Social Workers, MFTs, Counselors and Nurses: The Zur Institute, LLC will also provide the following continuing education credits: The course is also approved for continuing education credit for MFTs, LCSWs and LPC in CA (by CA-BBS), Social Workers (by ASWB), Counselors (by NBCC), Addiction Counselors (by NAADAC and CAADAC). For more information regarding the Zur Institute, LLC continuing education accreditations, click here. [link to http://www.zurinstitute.com/CEcredits.html

14 CE Credits provided by Zur Institute, LLC for Psychologists. The Zur Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Zur Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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 Jul 13
Seattle, Washington
Welcome Reception
Families and guests invited
July 13, 2014 6:00 - 7:00 pm Location TBA
-
4:00pm
Mon Jul 14
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 9:00am - 12noon; 1:00pm - 4:00pm
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-
Tue Jul 15
Cruising Tracey Arm
Lectures 8:00am - 12noon
3:00pm
8:00pm
Wed Jul 16
Juneau, Alaska
7:00am
6:00pm
Thu Jul 17
Sitka, Alaska (tender required)
8:00am
4:00pm
Fri Jul 18
Ketchikan, Alaska
7:00am
1:00pm
Sat Jul 19
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Lectures 8:00am - 12noon
6:00pm
11:59pm
Sun Jul 20
Seattle, Washington
7:00am
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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
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.

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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

Neptune Suite (SA) Please call for best pricing.
Mariner rates and special promos apply.

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

Neptune Suite (SB) Please call for best pricing.
Mariner rates and special promos apply.

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, over-sized bath towels, one-touch telephone concierge service, fresh flowers, and a complimentary DVD library.

398 sq. ft. with veranda

OceanView Stateroom with Veranda (A) Please call for best pricing.

Mariner rates and special promos apply.

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 with Veranda (B) Please call for best pricing.
Mariner rates and special promos apply.

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)Please call for best pricing.
Mariner rates and special promos apply.

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) Please call for best pricing.
Mariner rates and special promos apply.

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 (DA) Please call for best pricing.
Mariner rates and special promos apply.

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 (DD) Please call for best pricing.
Mariner rates and special promos apply.

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 (E) Please call for best pricing.
Mariner rates and special promos apply.

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 (EE) Please call for best pricing.
Mariner rates and special promos apply.

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) Please call for best pricing.
Mariner rates and special promos apply.

Two 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.

Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change

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* 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.
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.