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Negotiating and Mediating Health Care Disputes

Royal Caribbean Splendour of the Seas
July 2 - 9, 2005
Roundtrip from Barcelona, Spain

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Co-Sponsored by The University of South Florida, School of Continuing Medical Education.

12 hours CME/12 Hours CLE/12 Hours APA Credit
Course Fee $575
RNs, LPNs, and NPs - Course Fee $350
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
Physicians, Lawyers, Psychologists, Psychiatrists Nurses, Chiropractors, Health Care Mediators
Program Purpose / Objectives
The purpose of this CME activity is to identify and discuss successful methods for mediating and negotiating disputes arising from the delivery of health care

Preliminary Objectives for Activity:
“At the conclusion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:
1. Identify different types of alternative dispute resolution (ADR)
2. Distinguish ADR strategies from traditional litigation
3. Explain interest-based negotiation
4. Explain principled negotiation
5. Distinguish between interest and positional negotiation strategies
6. Outline basic mediation techniques
7. Identify basic negotiation strategies in mediation
8. Apply negotiation strategies to primary provider patient care
9. Describe the use of conflict resolution strategies in consultation liaison services
10. Explore the role of conflict resolution strategies in Medical Ethics Committee Activities
11. Describe the role of mediation in resolving provider patient disputes
12. Recognize the potential of conflict resolution strategies to address other healthcare issues.
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
Gregory E. Firestone, Ph.D., Director, Conflict Resolution Collaborative at the University of South Florida, Tampa; Affiliate Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine; University of South Florida
Accreditation
CLE Accreditations: Continuing Education, Inc. is an approved Sponsor (#0029581) of continuing legal education credit for general C.L.E.R. and ethics. This course (#4686 4) has been reveiwed and approved for 12.00 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
Sat Day 0 Barcelona, Spain
-
7:00pm
Sun Day 1 Marseille, France
7:00am
7:00pm
Mon Day 2 Villefranche (Nice), France
7:00am
10:00pm
Tue Day 3 Livorno(Florence/Pisa),Italy
7:00am
7:00pm
Wed Day 4 Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy
7:00am
7:00pm
Thu Day 5 Naples, Italy
7:00am
7:00pm
Fri Day 6 At Sea
-
-
Sat Day 7 Barcelona, Spain
8:30am
-

Ports of Call
Livorno (Florence/Pisa), Italy - In Florence view the timeless treasures: the lofty Duomo, Giotto's bell tower, Michelangelo's David, the Uffizi Gallery, Ponte Vecchio over the Arno. In Pisa, see the famous Tower, still standing, if crookedly, after 650 years.
Marseille, France - Marseille offers an unexpected view of a mosaic of buildings and National Heritage Sites from the terraces of Notre-Dame de la Garde Basilica that towers above and watches over the city.

Alongside the port the towers of Saint Victor Abbey house crypts that already existed when Christianity was introduced into Provence. The columns of the Palais de la Bourse, the noble facades of the Prefecture and the fountains of the Palais Longchamp are part of the triumphant architecture from the 19th Century that is scattered throughout the city and that gave Marseille renewed splendour.

In the old quarter the houses are built on the sunny slopes ; the clock in the Accoules Bell tower, which was the old Sauveterre tower, still marks the hours of life around the Town Hall, while beyond the dome of the Vieille Charite hospice, Pierre Puget's masterpiece, stands out against the sky. The small streets of the Panier quarter lie a little further on.
Naples, Italy - Capital of Southern Italy, the largest city of Campania, Naples is the third most populated city in Italy (after Rome and Milan), with over a million inhabitants, and is the most important industrial center and trading port for the South. Naples itself can provide a day's fun and entertainment, if its somewhat rundown appearance doesn't dissuade you. Or, join a tour of incredible Pompeii, frozen in time since A.D. 79 when Mt. Vesuvius brought an end to that then-thriving city. Or, take a quick ferry across the bay to the flowery Isle of Capri. Or, (yes, there's more) visit fabulous Sorrento, vacation spot for the well to do.
Villefranche (Nice), France - Villefranche is your gateway to the one-of-a-kind French Riviera, home to Monte Carlo, Cannes and Nice. Shaded by jagged mountains touching deep blue shores, Villefranche offers sunny beaches, sophisticated resort cities, quaint red-roofed villages and spectacular views.

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

Category
Description
Driscoll Rate
GS
Grand Suite with balcony - 2 twin or queen, private balcony, sitting area with sofa bed, refrigerator, and bathtub
$2444
F
Large Ocean View - 2 twin or queen
$1214
G
Large Ocean View - 2 twin or queen
$1144
H
Large Ocean View - 2 twin or queen
$1094
J
Superior Inside - 2 twin or queen
$944
Port Charges, Taxes and Fees $163.40 Prices are per person, double occupancy
3rds and 4ths in Cabin $ Call
Deposit $600. per person
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