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Mental Health Issues for Primary Care with a focus on Drugs and Behavior

November 15 - 22, 2009
Southern Caribbean from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

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 Line's Classic ms Westerdam
Holland America's ms Westerdam

All social events are complimentary for guests traveling with conferee and whose cabins are booked in the meeting group.
14 CME Category 1 Credits
14 Contact Hours
Course Fee Physicians $695
All Others - Course Fee $450
Course Fee Cancellation Policy - 30 days or more - None; 7-29 days - 50%; less than 7 days - 100%

IMPORTANT: Dear Conferee. The ships provide many amenities for our meeting group. Private rooms, Dining arrangements, Cocktail Receptions and more. It is required that all participants and their families book within the meeting group at Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea, or a licensed affiliate, in order for the ship to provide these amenities. All guests are included in complimentary meeting events. We very much appreciate your cooperation in this matter.

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, Nurses, PAs, NPs, Psychologists
Program Purpose / Objectives
The course will examine various factors related to the use and abuse of drugs. One of the main themes will relate to why some people lose their ability to socially and physiologically regulate their drugs intake. The course material will focus on the concepts prevailing in the field as well as theoretical notions underlying these concepts. This course can be broken down into three complimentary sections. The first covers drugs in society and in our lives, such as history, definition and effects. The second section reviews the legally restricted drugs in our society. The third major section covers the legal drugs in our society. Particular focus will be on individual, group and family treatment. A brief outline of the topics to be covered is provided below.

The class presentations will deal with similar material, however, a certain amount of material not provided in the readings will be covered in class and some material from the readings will not be discussed in the presentation.

Preliminary Topics for Activity - DRUGS AND BEHAVIOR TODAY
- DRUG-TAKING BEHAVIOR: PERSONAL & SOCIAL
- HOW DRUGS WORK IN THE BODY AND IN THE MIND
- MAJOR STIMULANTS: COCAINE AND AMPHETAMINES
- NARCOTICS: OPIUM, HEROIN, & SYNTHETIC OPIATES
- LSD & OTHER HALLUCINOGENS -
- MARIJUANA
- Family Intervention
- ALCOHOL: SOCIAL BEVERAGE/SOCIAL DRUG
- CHRONIC ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM
- Motivational Interviewing

The presentation will consist of lectures, small group activities, and video presentations.
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
Joseph BelTempo, PhD, CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY, PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT, SENIOR LECTURER

Gisela E. Schlosser, MD, Department of Emergency Medicine, Health Authority, New Glasgow Aberdeen Hospital, Nova Scotia; Ship Physician, Holland America, Windstar Line, Seattle, Washington; Department of Emergency Medicine, Colchester Regional Hospital
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 CenterÂ’s Commission on Accreditation.

Approval: Continuing Education, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Continuing Education, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Designation: As an organization approved by the American Psychological Association, Continuing Education, Inc. is offering this activity for a maximum of 14 hours of continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be given for partial attendance.

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
Sun Nov 15
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
-
5:00pm
Mon Nov 16
Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (tendered, conditions permitting)
8:00am
4:00pm
Tue Nov 17
At Sea (meeting times 9:00am - Noon)
-
-
Wed Nov 18
Oranjestad, Aruba (meeting times 9:00am - 11:00am)
Noon
11:59pm
Thu Nov 19
Willemstad, Curacao
8:00am
5:00pm
Fri Nov 20
At Sea (meeting times 9:00am - Noon, 1:00pm - 4:00pm)
-
-
Sat Nov 21
At Sea (meeting times 9:00am - Noon)
-
-
Sun Nov 22
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
7:00am
-

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.

ms Westerdam

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 sailing date. Be sure to review these cruise line policies with our staff.

CATEGORY
DESCRIPTION
CEI RATE
J
Large or Standard Inside Stateroom
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. 143-207 sq. ft.
$454
GG
Large OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower 185 sq. ft. All GG-category staterooms have fully obstructed views.
$534
G
Large OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower
185 sq. ft. All G-category staterooms have partial sea views.
$554
D
Large OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower 185 sq. ft.
$594
C
Large OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower 185 sq. ft.
$614
VD
Deluxe Verandah OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. 249 sq. ft.
$734
VC
Deluxe Verandah OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. 249 sq. ft.
$794
VB
Deluxe Verandah OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. 249 sq. ft.
$854
VA
Deluxe Verandah OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. 249 sq. ft.
$914
SS3
Deluxe Verandah OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. 249 sq. ft.
$1384
SA
Deluxe Verandah OceanView Staterooms
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. 249 sq. ft.
$1934
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All Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to Change
3rd/4th 185.00 per person
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $217.00 per person
Deposit $350.00 per person
Single Rates are Available - Request Details from our Staff
Air Fare Additional

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