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Sports Medicine Review

Mediterranean Sea Ė Venice roundtrip

Holland America's ms Rotterdam


Venice to Venice
May 19 - 29, 2005

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.

Challenges in the changing field of Orthopedics with a focus on immediate care of sports injuries

14 CME Category 1 Credits
Physician Course Fee - $625
All Others - $350
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
Orthopedists, Primary Care Physicians, Nurses
Program Purpose / Objectives
The purpose of this CME activity is to consider the challenges in the changing field of Orthopedics with a focus on immediate care of sports injuries.
Tentative Objectives for Activity:
¬ďAt the conclusion of this CME activity, participants shall be able to manage the following clinical conditions arising during athletic participation:
· Acromial Clavicular Injuries
· Rotator Cuff Injuries
· The ACL Injured Knee and the Use of Osteotomy
· The Unstable Knee and Arthritis
· Patello Femeral Pain
· ACL Injury in the Skeletal Immature
· ACL Injury - Familial Tendencies
· Ankle Pain and Instability
· Forefoot Pain
· Exertional Compartment Syndrome
· Women in Sports
· Soccer Injuries
· Medical Care in the Elite Athlete
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
Wayne Pisesky, MD, F.R.C.S., Inc. Orthopedic Surgeon, B.Sc., M.Sc., Diploma in Sports Medicine
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.


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 PORTS
ARRIVE
DEPART
Thu May 19 Venice, Italy
-
5:00pm
Fri May 20 Cruising the Adriatic Sea
-
-
Sat May 21 Messina, Sicily
7:00am
3:00pm
Sat May 21 Cruising the Strait of Messina
-
-
Sun May 22 Civitavecchia/Rome1
8:00am
8:00pm
Mon May 23 Livorno, Italy
7:00am
8:00pm
Tue May 24 Monte Carlo, Monaco
7:00am
11:00pm
Wed May 25 Ajaccio, Corsica, France
8:00am
5:00pm
Thu May 26 Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
7:00am
3:00pm
Fri May 27 At Sea
-
-
Sat May 28 Dubrovnik, Croatia
7:00am
3:00pm
Sun May 29 Venice, Italy
7:00am
-

Ports of Call
Ajaccio, Corsica, France - Corsica is an island of rocky outcroppings and sandy beaches, with secret trails that lead inland over fields and through lazy villages. In Ajaccio, visit Napoleon Bonaparte's house, birthplace of Corsica's famous son. Buy a wedge of tangy cheese at the market, and in the mountains, delight in the scent of sun-warmed thyme.
Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy - Traces of ancient settlements are found all over the island of Sardinia: neolithic ruins at Nora; Phoenician, Cathaginian and Roman relics near Cagliari; and Arab, Genoese and Iberian heritage evident in architecture dating back to the Middle Ages. Cagliari, the capital, climbs a hillside overlooking the aptly named Gulf of Angels. In the old Castello Quarter, the streets are narrow and shaded and the buildings are old, but the beaches of Sardinia are wide and expansive, basking in the Mediterranean sun.
Dubrovnik, Croatia - This ancient city is set on a peninsula and surrounded by a 1,000 year old protective wall. Said to be one of the prettiest spots in the world, visitng it's old-city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is like stepping back in time. Or into another world, Dubrovnik is the principal filming location for King's Landing from the blovkbuster book (and television series) "Game of Thrones."
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.
Messina, Sicily - A beautiful sheltered harbor is your gateway to Taormina, a small town at heart despite its major tourist attraction: the sublime Teatro Greco, offering panoramic views of the coastline and snow-capped Mt. Etna.
Monte Carlo, Monaco - The Casino, of course--if only to venture into the enchanting Salon Rose, with its nymphs on the ceiling. A drive along the scenic Corniche which takes you to Nice, undisputed capital of the Riviera.
Venice, Italy - Venice is possibly the most romantic place you'll ever visit. It seems almost redundant to describe the charms of Venice. The cafes of St. Mark's Square, Palazzo-lined canals plied by gondolas, the elegant Doge's Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the Church of San Giorgio Maggiore: Venice is one impossibly beautiful sight after next. A great collection of Renaissance era art is housed at Gallerie dell'Accademia. Or, if you prefer modern art, Venice is home to the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. And, if you want to enjoy a truly special meal while here, visit one of the excellent restaurants of the Associazione dei Ristoranti della Buona Accoglienza.

Still not sure how you'll entertain yourself? Here's the New York Times' take on how to get the most out of your time in Venice (published June 12, 2014) 36 Hours in Venice Port tips from our blog

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

Cancellation Penalties vary by cruise line and by sailing date - Please verify with our representative the penalties for your particular sailing.
Category
Accommodation Description
Cabin Rate
K
Large Inside - 2 lower or 1 queen, shower
$1461
J
Large Inside - 2 lower or 1 queen, shower
$1509
I
Large Inside - 2 lower or 1 queen, shower
$1557
E
Large OceanView - 2 lower or 1 queen, bathtub with shower
$1595
D
Large OceanView - 2 lower or 1 queen, bathtub with shower
$1636
C
Large OceanView - 2 lower or 1 queen, bathtub with shower
$1661
B
Veranda Suite - 2 lower or 1 queen, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private veranda, VCR, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor to ceiling window
$2094
A
Veranda Suite - 2 lower or 1 queen, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private veranda, VCR, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor to ceiling window
$2136
3rd/4th in Cabin $ 1,030 per person. Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $257.80
Deposit $600.00 per person. Check for cancellation policy.
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