Trauma Nursing - CME Cruise to the Caribbean - January 16 - 21, 2012
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Trauma Nursing

5-Night Western Caribbean Cruise from Tampa, Florida
January 16 - 21, 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.

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

14 Contact Hours

Course Fee $450
Course Fee Cancellation Policy
30 days or more - 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
Nurses
Program Purpose / Objectives
Course Description: The “Trauma and Critical Care Nursing” is a 14 hour advanced course designed for registered nurses and other allied health care providers interested in increasing his/her knowledge in the management of the critically ill and/or trauma patient. This stimulating conference includes case study presentations, small group activities and didactic lectures.

Overview of Topics:
• Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
• Interpretation of ABG’s and Critical Lab Values
• Complications of Trauma and Critically Ill Patient: Shock , SIRS, Sepsis, MODS, DIC, ARDS, Compartment Syndrome, Acute Renal Failure
• Latest Evidenced Based Practice reducing health care-acquired infections (HAI)

Course Objectives: Upon completion of this program the participant will be able to:
• Interpret and analyze various ABG and other critical lab results and define appropriate treatment
• Identify sign and symptoms of alterations in fluid/electrolyte imbalance
• Differentiate between different shock states including etiology, clinical manifestations, treatment and outcomes
• List specific criteria that indicates SIRS
• Discuss the nursing management of the patient experiencing multi organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS)
• Explain the etiology, pathophysiology, and clinical manifestations of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
• Determine treatment priorities in the patient with disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)
• Differentiate among the causes of pre-renal, intra-renal, and post-renal acute failure
• Discuss current resources available for eliminating health care-associated infections (HAI)
• Recognize Compartment Syndrome
• Utilize case studies to reinformce ideas learned in course

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
Diana Hartz Burgess, RN BSN CCRN, Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Clinical Lab Facilitator, St. Petersburg College, St. Petersburg, Florida

Cathy J. King, RN, DNP, CCRN, Faculty, State College of Florida, Lakewood Ranch Center; Adjunct Simulation Clinical Faculty, Medical Education Technologies Inc., Sarasota, Florida
Accreditation

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
Mon Jan 16
Tampa, Florida
-
5:00pm
Tue Jan 17
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 9:00am - 12:00pm,
1:00pm - 5:00pm
-
-
Wed Jan 18
Cozumel, Mexico
8:00am
6:00pm
Thu Jan 19
Costa Maya, Mexico
7:00am
4:00pm
Fri Jan 20
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 8:00am - 12:00pm,
1:00pm - 4:00pm
-
-
Sat Jan 21
Tampa, Florida
7:00am
-


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


Ports of Call
Costa Maya, Mexico - Exploring the dense tropical vegetation and wide sandy bays of the Costa Maya, it's easy to imagine the days when sacrifice and slavery, rite and ritual were rampant in the Mayan culture. Even today, the countless ruins of temple walls, stairs and secret pathways exude magic and mystery. And when your archaeology lesson is complete, glorious stretches of coral sand may inspire you to build your own empire-of sand castles, of course!
Cozumel, Mexico - The Conquistadors first saw Mexico from the shores of Cozumel while searching for gold. Today, visitors to the island continue to seek out gold and silver jewelry in the shops of San Miguel while having a great time in its many local bars and restaurants. Plus, the waters around Cozumel's sheltered coral reefs make this one of the best snorkeling areas in the world.
Tampa, Florida - A myriad of attractions awaits you during your stay in the Tampa area: the active nightlife of Tampa's Ybor City, it's Aquarium, and Busch Gardens for those with kids (even Walt Disney World is within striking distance). Magnificent beaches are a short ride away (Ft. DeSoto being a rare jewel of a beach without hotels and "McMansions" crowding out nature), then there's the Dali museum in St. Petersburg's hip, food-and-art-centric Downtown. To the south, in quieter Sarasota, you can visit the palatial mansion and art museum of the king of the circus: John Ringling. It's a great vacation destination, in itself. Be sure to plan a couple days before or after your cruise to soak it in.

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.

Jewel 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

CATEGORY
ACCOMMODATIONS

MUSOD/WDA

 

E3

OceanView staterooms with balcony feature 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.

$Call for Special Rates
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OceanView Staterooms feature a picture window, 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.

$Call for Special Rates
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Inside staterooms offer 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.

$Call for Special Rates

Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to Change
3rd & 4th in Cabin, call for pricing
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees - $174.74 per person
Deposit - $250 per person

Cancellation policies vary by cruise line and sailing date. Please check with our staff for your particular conference date.



Staterooms


Junior Suite


Large OceanView with Verandah


Large OceanView


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.