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Diabetes Family Camp at Sea

7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise Conference from Fort Lauderdale, Florida
June 24 - July 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.

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Camp Fee $100.00

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
Families Dealing with Diabetes
Program Purpose / Objectives

Managing type 1 diabetes in children and adults has never seemed more challenging. New medications and technologies are improving the lives of persons with diabetes of all ages. But the time to learn and master these skills is often limited. The Diabetes Education Program at Sea blends the relaxation of a vacation with the time to focus on improving diabetes self care knowledge and understanding. This progressive program aims to provide direct access to some of the world's most experienced type 1 diabetes experts in children and adults. For one relaxing week, you will have the opportunity to get all your questions answered about state of the art diabetes care. Persons with type 1 diabetes of any age are invited to attend.

Monday (1:30PM-3 PM)

  • “What should you expect from a top-notch diabetes doctor or team?” – Dr Ponder
  • “Getting to Know Each Other” Drs Anderson and Schreiner

Tuesday (9AM-12noon)

  • Finding and identifying manageable blood sugar patterns in the chaos with intensive diabetes management [Barb Schreiner]
  • The 3 B’s of Insulin pump therapy: basics, basals, and boluses [Steve Ponder]
  • Age-appropriate parental involvement in diabetes care in children and teenagers [Anderson]

Friday (9AM-12noon)

  • Advanced insulin pump therapy and cool pump tricks (e.g., : sleep bolus, zig-zagging, super-boluses, bolus tipping) [Steve Ponder]
  • Managing and minimizing parent-child conflict in type 1 diabetes. [Barbara Anderson]
  • Anything but more insulin: methods to improve glycemic control that don’t require more insulin (e.g., Timing, Consistency, Glycemic Index, Exercise, More Frequent BG checks and corrections, Symlin, Metformin) [Barb Schreiner]

Saturday (9AM-12noon)

  • Identifying, managing and preventing “diabetes self-care burnout” in parents and kids [Barbara Anderson]
  • Getting the most from a continuous glucose monitoring system [Steve Ponder]
  • Managing the rollercoaster of illness and T1DM (including low dose glucagon)[Barb Schreiner]
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
Dr. Stephen Ponder, M.D., CDE,

Dr. Ponder is a board certified pediatric endocrinologist from Midland-Odessa, Texas. His commitment to pediatric diabetes stems from his own 46 years of personal experience with the condition, plus over 30 years of professional involvement with direct diabetes care and clinical diabetes research. He is active in numerous national organizations and boards and speaks internationally on diabetes issues in children, including insulin pump therapy and the epidemic of type 2 diabetes in children. He has spent the past 31 summers volunteering his time and expertise in service to the children at the Texas Lions Camp for Children with Diabetes and has served as the camp's Medical Director since 1990. Always approachable and engaging, Dr. Ponder values the designation of certified diabetes educator (CDE) and takes every opportunity to teach families and children more about their diabetes in order to achieve the best control possible.

Barbara Schreiner, Ph.D., RN, CDE, BC-ADM
Dr. Schreiner's career has been a blend of clinical practice, education, research and performance improvement. She has a 35-year history of teaching in both clinical and academic environments. As an advanced practice nurse, she has provided diabetes care and education to children and adults in a variety of settings, including summer camps (and cruise ships). She has been involved with more than 40 research projects, including serving as a co-investigator with the NIH-NIDDK study to prevent and manage type 2 diabetes in children.

Dr. Schreiner has more than 60 publications (peer-reviewed, book chapters, and abstracts) and has coordinated and/or presented more than 300 continuing education programs (local, regional, and national). She is actively involved with her professional organizations serving as lead faculty for a national training program for diabetes educators and past chair of a content expert panel for a national certification program. Before coming to Capella University, she was a training and performance specialist with a large biotechnology company. Dr. Schreiner has been on faculty with Capella since 2008 as adjunct and currently core faculty in the nursing programs.

Barbara Anderson Ph.D.

Dr. Anderson is Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She is the Senior Psychologist at the Diabetes Care Center, Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, TX. She was the recipient of the American Diabetes Association, Outstanding Educator in Diabetes Award in 2003 and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Mary Jane Kugel Award in 2005. She has published extensively on the interplay of psycho-social and family factors with adherence and medical outcomes in youth with diabetes. Dr. Anderson is currently involved with two multi-site NIH-funded trials - one with youth with type 1 and families and the other with youth with type 2 and families. Her research interest is on the development of effective strategies for integrating a family and a child development focus into the delivery of pediatric diabetes health care.

Dr. Anderson received her Doctorate degree in developmental psychology from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship in behavioral research at the Social and Behavioral Sciences Branch National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Anderson also completed a post-doctoral clinical internship at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.

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
Sun Jun 24
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
-
5:00pm
Mon Jun 25
Nassau, Bahamas
7:00am
2:00pm
Tue Jun 26
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 1:00pm - 5:00pm
-
-
Wed Jun 27
Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas
9:00am
6:00pm
Thu Jun 28
Philipsburg, St. Maarten
8:00am
5:00pm
Fri Jun 29
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 9:00am-12noon, 1:30pm-4:30pm
-
-
Sat Jun 30
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 8:00am - 12noon
-
-
Sun Jul 1
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
7:00am
-

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.
St. Maarten - The smallest island in the world ever to have been partitioned between two different nations, St. Martin/St. Maarten has been shared by the French and the Dutch in a spirit of neighborly cooperation and mutual friendship for almost 350 years.

All the same, each side has managed to retain much of the distinctiveness of its own national culture. The French tend to emphasize comfort and elegance. The beaches are secluded, the luxury resorts provide lavish accommodations, and the restaurants offer some of the finest dining experiences anywhere in the Caribbean.

The latest French fashions can be found in many of the shops, and the smell of fresh croissants and pastries mixes everywhere with the spicy aromas of West Indian cooking. Small cafes and charming bistros add a decidedly Gaelic and cosmopolitan flair to the place. On the whole the atmosphere remains very relaxed.
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.

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.

Allure 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
CEI RATE
OS

Owner's Suite - Queen-size bed, private balcony, separate living area with queen-size sofa bed, private bathroom with bathtub, separate shower and bidet, and concierge service. (559.7 sq. ft., balcony 90.4 sq. ft.). 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 Availability
GS

Grand Suite - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area (some with sofa bed), and concierge service. (349.8 sq. ft., balcony 100 sq. ft.). 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.

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JS
Junior Suite with Balcony -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.
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D5
Superior OceanView Stateroom with Balcony - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area, and a private bathroom. (182 sq. ft., balcony 53.8 sq. ft.)
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F
OceanView Stateroom - Two twin beds (can convert Queen), private bathroom and sitting area. (178.7 sq. ft.)
Call for Pricing
M
Large Interior Stateroom - Two twin beds (can convert to Queen), private bathroom and sitting area. (150.7 sq. ft.)
Call for Pricing
Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change
3rd/4th in Stateroom - Call for Pricing
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $283.04
Deposit $150.00 per person

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



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; this link allows you to price out the insurance plan you prefer. The cruise lines also offer travel insurance and we'd be happy to help you go that route if you'd prefer. The cruise lines also offer travel insurance and we'd be happy to help you go that route if you'd prefer.

What Our Travel Insurance Can Cover: