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Critical Care Nurses


February 8-12, 2005
Bahamas cruise on the Holland America ms Zuiderdam

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.

Updates That Are Critical to Know

12 Contact Hours
Course Fee - Nurses - $250
Course 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, Critical Care Nurses
Program Purpose / Objectives
The purpose of this CME activity is to provide current information for critical care nurses about clinical conditions frequently encountered in emergency settings encompassing elements of cause, diagnosis and treatment options with additional emphasis on personal, professional development.

Understanding Acute Respiriatory Distress Syndrom
Acute Lung injury

Impaired Oxygenation

Types of Injury

ARDS
Predisposing Factors

Clinical Features

Learning How to Differentiate Shock States
Primary Pathophysiologic Events in Shock

Alterations in Cellular Metabolism

Neuroendocrine Activation

Pathophysiologic Consequences of Systemic Response

Cardiogenic Shock

Hypovolemic Shock

Anaphylactic Shock

Neurogenic Shock

Advances in Management of Patients with Severe Sepsis
Septic Shock

Overview of Sepsis

Epidemiology

Incidence

Risk Factors

Clinical Evidence

Pathophysiology of Sepsis

Systemic Activation of Inflammation

Activation of Coagulation

Impairment of Fibrinolysis

Pathophysiologic Consequences

Organ System Dysfunction in Critical Illness

Clinical Signs and Symptoms

Evidence of Organ System Dysfunction

Treatment Strategies

Using Evidence Based Practice in Critical Care
Learning Time Management Strategies
Graduate Education: What is right for you?
Publishing: Tricks, Tips and Techniques

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
Ruth M. Kleinpell, Ph.D., RN-CS, FAAN, ACNP, CCRN, Associate Professor, Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, Illinois;. Nurse Practitioner, Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois.
Accreditation
AACN Accreditation This program has been approved by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) for 12.0 CERP Category A contact hours.
Nursing Contact Hours: Continuing Education, Inc., is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
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
Arrive
Depart
Tue Feb 8 Ft. Lauderdale, FL
-
5:00pm
Wed Feb 9 Key West, FL
8:00am
4:00pm
Thu Feb 10 Nassau, Bahamas
10:00am
11:00pm
Fri Feb 11 Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (private island)(1)
8:00am
4:00pm
Sat Feb 12 Ft. Lauderdale, FL
8:00am
-
(1) conditions permitting

Ports of Call
Freeport, Bahamas - Footloose and duty-free, the capital of the Bahamas is a shopper's paradise. Among your choices: the ten-acre International Bazaar and a lively straw market. If shopping's not your bag, stroll the lush Garden of the Groves or snorkel lovely Lucaya waters, where over a million dollars worth of pieces-of-eight were discovered in 1964.
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.
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!
Key West, Florida - A distinctly American town with the look and feel of the Caribbean, Key West unlocks myriad attractions. Ride the Conch Train to the famous sights: Ernest Hemingway's home, the Audubon House, and the "Little White House", where President Truman spent many a working vacation. Hop a catamaran to America's only living coral reef to snorkel with dolphins. Or climb into the open cockpit of a World War II biplane for an unforgettable aerial tour of the Keys.

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.
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

Review the ms Zuiderdam's Deck Plan in Detail

Cat
Description
 Lorman
Rate
SS Superior Verandah Suites feature two lower beds convertible to a queen size bed, sofa bed for one, bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath & shower & additional shower stall, DVD, floor-to-ceiling windows.
Approximately 384 square feet including verandah
$ Call
VA Deluxe Verandah Outside Staterooms include two lower beds convertible to a queen-size bed, bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows.
Approximately 254 square feet including verandah
$ Call
VB Deluxe Verandah Outside Staterooms include two lower beds convertible to a queen-size bed, bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows.
Approximately 254 square feet including verandah
$ Call
VC Deluxe Verandah Outside Staterooms include two lower beds convertible to a queen-size bed, bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows.
Approximately 254 square feet including verandah
$ Call
VD Deluxe Verandah Outside Staterooms include two lower beds convertible to a queen-size bed, bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows.
Approximately 254 square feet including verandah
$ Call
C Large Outside Staterooms include two lower beds convertible to a queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.
Approximately 194 square feet
$ Call
D Large Outside Staterooms include two lower beds convertible to a queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.
Approximately 194 square feet
$ Call
DD Large Outside Staterooms include two lower beds convertible to a queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.
Approximately 194 square feet
$ Call
E Large Outside Staterooms include two lower beds convertible to a queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.
Approximately 194 square feet
$ Call
I Large inside Staterooms include two lower beds convertible to a queen-size bed, shower.
Approximately 185 square feet
$ Call
J Large inside Staterooms include two lower beds convertible to a queen-size bed, shower.
Approximately 185 square feet
$ Call
K Large inside Staterooms include two lower beds convertible to a queen-size bed, shower.
Approximately 185 square feet
$ Call

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy
Deposit $250 per person due at time of booking
Port Charges, Fees and Taxes $130.58 p/p
Air Fare is additional
3rd or 4th in cabin -Adult $211.00 p/p
Prices subject to change - Check for Current Pricing

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:

  • Trip Cancellation & Interruption
  • Baggage/Personal Effects Loss & Dealy
  • Missed Connection
  • Medical Expense/Emergency Evacuation
  • Non-Medical Emergency Evacuation
  • Accidental Death
  • On-Call 24 Hour Assistance Services
  • Some plans even include cancel for any reason