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Continuing Education, Inc.
University at Sea®
5700 4th St. N.
St Petersburg, 
Florida 
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Practice Management - Plastic Surgery

Mediterranean Itinerary
7-Nights - September 28 - October 5, 2003
To tour the Atlantica follow this link

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.

Continuing Medical Education Cruise Conference
on the Costa Atlantica

Continuing Education Program for Physicians
16 CME Credit Hours - Course Fee $559
Course Fee Cancellation Policy - 30 days or more - None; 7-29 days - 50%; less than 7 days - 100% RNs, LPNs, and NPs - - Course Fee $325

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
Primary Care Physicians, Medical Office Personnel, Nurses
Program Purpose / Objectives
Serving your patients efficiently while building a profitable practice - Coding, Compliance and getting the most for your efforts

Course includes the following topics:
* Basic E&M coding (H&P)

* Basic E&M coding (complexity of medical decision making and nature of presenting illness
* Contributory components - time, place of service, newest patient
* Consults
* Denials and denial management
* Incident to billing - dealing with residents, mid-level providers
* Office costs, salaries, benefits
* Procedure billing, modifiers
* Insurance - malpractice, dealing with plans
* Quality initatives, peer comparisons
* Compliance - how to handle an audit
* Documentation workshop

Click Here to Review the Agenda:
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
Edward M. Mendoza, M.D.,M.B.A., C.P.E., F.A.C.P.E. Senior Physician Consultant with Healthcare Management Advisors and Clinical Professor of Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Mendoza has more than 23 years experience as a physician and healthcare consultant. He is board certified in Internal Medcine, Psychiatry, Neurology and Medical Management.
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 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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

Itinerary and Ports of Call

Date  Port  Arrive  Depart
Sept      
28 Sun Venice, Italy   6:00pm
29 Mon Bari. Italy 11:00am 2:00pm
30 Tue Katakolon, Greece 8:00am 1:00pm
Oct.      
1 Wed Kusadsi, Turkey 7:00am 1:00pm
2 Thu Istanbul, Turkey 8:00 am 6:00pm
3 Fri Pireaus(Athens), Greece 1:00pm 6:30pm
4 Sat At Sea    
5 Sun Venice, Italy 10:00am  

Ports of Call
Bari, Italy - Fairy-tale houses that look like chanterelle mushrooms. Alberobello's little round houses with the cone-topped roofs are called trulli -- and they are truly unique. Their origins are ancient -- some date from 3000 B.C. And they are only found here.
Katakolon, Greece - Explore the site of the very first Olympic Games! Ancient Olympia is a short drive from Katakolon to see where the sacred flame is still lit every Olympic year. Wonder at the ruins of the awesome Temple of Zeus.
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

Category
Description
Our Rates
01
Inside Stateroom
$940
05
Large Ocean View
$1250
08
Large Ocean View with Verandah
$1370

(from $135 per night)
Pricing Includes all Food and nightly Entertainment
Port Charges $192.68
Prices are per person based on dbl occupancy
$400 deposit per person due at time of booking

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