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OB/GYN Women's Health

7-Night Conference March 4 - 11, 2006
Western Caribbean from Tampa, FL

Physicians receive CME Category 1 Credits toward the AMA Physicians Recognition Award

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.

Holland America's ms Veendam

Western Caribbean from Tampa, FL
March 4 - 11, 2006

14 CME Category 1 Credits
16.8 CEU's
Western Caribbean from Tampa, FL

Course Fee Physicians $625
All Others - 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
Obstetrician/Gynecologists, Family Physicians, Internists, Nurses
Program Purpose / Objectives
The purpose of this CME activity is to review the diagnosis and management of medical conditions encountered in the clinical practice of OB/GYN.

Preliminary Objectives for Activity:
“At the conclusion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:
• Utilize current therapies for managing Osteoporosis
• Assess the use of Methotrexate versus Surgery for Ectopic Pregnancy
• Consider newer hormonal alternatives for Menopause
• Follow CDC guidelines in treating sexually-transmitted disease
• Decide on treatment or referral for Infertility
• Avoid frequent Medicolegal pitfalls in OB/GYN
• Utilize laparoscopy with minimal complications
• Indicate the role of hormone patches in menopause
• Form treatment plans for menstrual disorders with sonohysterograms
• Recommend endometrial ablation in treating menorrhagia
• Consider writing for Gynecologic literature

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
Bruce D. Shephard, M.D Clinical Associate Professor, University of South Florida; Private Practice, Tampa, Florida.

Dr. Shephard is co-author of The Complete Guide to Women's Health and has written extensively on women's health care for the consumer media. He has served as a McCain Fellow in Washington with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Shephard was recently selected for inclusion in The Marquis Who's Who in Medicine and Health Care (2002-2003)

Barry Verkauf, M.D. is in private practice in Tampa, Florida, where he is on the active staff of Tampa General Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital and University Community Hospital. He is an author and reviewer of medical literature and has written several books.
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
PORT
ARRIVE
DEPART
Sat Mar 4
Tampa, FL
-
5:00pm
Sun Mar 5
At Sea
-
-
Mon Mar 6
George Town, Grand Cayman
7:00am
5:00pm
Tue Mar 7
Montego Bay, Jamaica
8:00am
5:00pm
Wed Mar 8
At Sea
-
-
Thu Mar 9
Costa Maya, Mexico
7:00am
5:00pm
Fri Mar 10
At Sea
-
-
Sat Mar 11
Tampa, FL
8:00am
-

Ports of Call
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.
Santo Tomas de Castilla, Guatemala - Your portal to the fabulous Mayan ruins in Guatemala and Honduras. Not to be missed: Quirigua National Park, where intricately carved stellae and zoomorphisms conceal the mysteries of a lost world; Tikal, where a secretive jungle plaza is flanked by seven great stone temples; and Copan, "Paris of the Mayan 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.
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
CEI RATE
K
Large or Standard Inside Stateroom
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Approx. 182 sq. ft.
$624.00
E
Large OceanView Stateroom
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Approx. 197 sq. ft. All DD-category staterooms have a partial sea view. All HH-category staterooms have fully obstructed views.

$789.00
DD
Large OceanView Stateroom
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Approx. 197 sq. ft. All DD-category staterooms have a partial sea view. All HH-category staterooms have fully obstructed views.
$819.00
DA
Large OceanView Stateroom
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Approx. 197 sq. ft. All DD-category staterooms have a partial sea view. All HH-category staterooms have fully obstructed views.
$849.00
D
Large OceanView Stateroom
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Approx. 197 sq. ft. All DD-category staterooms have a partial sea view. All HH-category staterooms have fully obstructed views.
$879.00
C
Large OceanView Stateroom
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Approx. 197 sq. ft. All DD-category staterooms have a partial sea view. All HH-category staterooms have fully obstructed views.
$909.00
BA
Verandah Suites
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approx. 292 sq. ft. with verandah.

$1044.00
B
Verandah Suites
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approx. 292 sq. ft. with verandah.
$1089.00
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $212.84per person
3rd/4th in Cabin $390.00
Deposit $350.00 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