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Compliance 2003
HIPAA, OSHA and The Dental Office

7-Night Mediterranean Cruise
June 29 - July 6, 2003

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 Dental Education Cruise Conference
on the MSC Italian Cruises msc Lirica


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Continuing Education Dental Cruise Conference for Dentists and Auxiliary Personnel
Dentists 15 Hours Credit - Course Fee $559
Auxiliary Personnel - 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
Dentists & Auxiliary personnel
Program Purpose / Objectives
HIPAA COMPLIANCE
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
What is HIPAA?
Who enforces HIPAA?
HIPAA Deadlines
HIPAA Terminology and Definitions
Minimum Necessary Standard (MNS)
HIPAA and the Dental Practice

What does it mean to you and your practice?
What will change; what can stay the same?
Patients Rights
Complying with HIPAA – What to do!
What is HIPAA?
Who enforces HIPAA?
HIPAA Deadlines
HIPAA Terminology and Definitions
Minimum Necessary Standard (MNS)
HIPAA and the Dental Practice

What does it mean to you and your practice?
What will change; what can stay the same?
Patients Rights
Complying with HIPAA – What to do!
Electronic Transmissions Security and Privacy
Conduct Gap Analysis
Identify Physical / Operational Changes
Prepare written Policies and Procedures and Forms
A Notice of Privacy Practices
B. Acknowledgement of Receipt of Privacy Practices Notice
C. Employee Agreements
D. Employee Code of Conduct
E. Business Associate Agreements
F. Staff Training & Management
G. Violations of HIPAA standards/agreements
H. Staff Discipline
I. Program Monitoring and Audits
K. Program Evaluation
L. Records Storage
M. Access to PHI
N. Complaints
O. Investigation
P. Resolution
Q. Mitigation
Q. Documentation
R. Category Responsibilities
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
Terre Harris founder & CEO of Harris BiomedicalTM L.L.C., has more than 30 years private sector experience in the regulatory and governmental theaters, and more than 10 years in the dental compliance arena

Harris Biomedical, L.L.C., one of the country's leading compliance firms, provides a full range of client services designed to help the dental industry respond to the mandates of OSHA, HIPAA, and Health Department regulations. It established its leading edge reputation by responding to client needs in direct, reliable, and accountable ways.

With its Infectious Waste Management Plan, in 1989, it was the first to respond to the needs of a dental community which had little knowledge of the newly legislated requirements. The subsequent introductions of its Accident Prevention, Hazard Communication, Exposure Control, and Tuberculosis Prevention programs, led to Harris Biomedical becoming the dental industry's answer to compliance concerns
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

Day Port  Arrive  Depart
0 Sun Genoa 5:00pm
1 Mon Naples 1:00pm 6:00pm
2 Tue Palermo 7:00am 5:00pm
3 Wed Tunis 7:00am 1:00pm
4 Thu Palma de Mallorca 2:00pm 1:00am
5 Fri Barcelona 9:00am 7:00pm
6 Sat Marseille 7:00am 7:00pm
7 Sun Genoa 9:00am

Ports of Call
Genoa, Italy - A commercial port, genteel seaside resort, fine 16th century palaces in a town proud of its history and legend which was the native place of Christopher Columbus
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.
Palermo (Sicily), Italy - Palermo is the capital of Sicily in the province of the same name, and is located on the northwestern coast of the island in a marvelous inlet by Monte Pellegrino, described by Goethe as "The most beautiful promontory in the world."

Wandering through the streets of Palermo is taking part in a giant parade of witnesses to several different civilizations intimately fused together. Individual centuries and periods in history can be seen in the existing buildings and areas; admiring these masterpieces is similar to losing yourself in something timeless and unchanging, the current inhabitants disappear, and are replaced by perpetual memories, traditions and legends.
Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain - Floating gemlike off Spain's Mediterranean Riviera, these islands offer you pearls, pottery and perfectly sublime sandy beaches. Visit Valldemosa, where George Sand and Frederic Chopin spent a romantic winter in 1838.
Tunis, Tunisia - What is Tunis, Tunisia's capital? Is it the reminiscents of the French protectorate, which is still expanding as the modern city. Or is it the suq, the old town, one of the Arab worlds best (as long as you don´t want to shop handicrafts)?

The truth is somewhere in between, Tunis is neither very Arab, nor African. It is not European either, even though Tunisians might tell you so. Tunis is highly functional, effective, clean and is mixing the old and the new, all at the same time, all over

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

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