AAPINA Western Caribbean Cruise Conference - Round-trip Galveston, Texas: March 28 - April 2, 2018
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15th Annual International Conference
"Advancing Research, Education, and Practice Collaborations to Improve Health Outcomes: Making Waves"

5-Night Western Caribbean Cruise Conference
Round-trip Galveston, Texas
March 28 - April 2, 2018

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS NOT A CURRENTLY ACTIVE PROGRAM.

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Early Bird Registration Fee (until December 28, 2017):

  • Members: $200
  • Non-Members: $300
  • Associate Members and Students (non-RN): $175
Registration Fee (after December 28, 2017):
  • Members: $250
  • Non-Members: $350
  • Associate Members and Students (non-RN): $225


BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.

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
Nurses, Nurse Researchers and Educators, Nurse Practitioners, Nursing Students, and other Health and Non-Health Professionals (e.g. Physicians, Psychologists, Epidemiologists, Registered Dietitians, Public Health and Social Workers, Dentists, Physical Therapists, Biostatisticians, Engineers)
Program Purpose / Objectives
Under development
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
Lorraine S. Evangelista, PhD, RN, CNS, FAHA, FAAN

Dr. Lorraine S. Evangelista is a Professor and Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs at the University of California, Irvine Sue and Bill Gross School of Nursing. Dr. Evangelista completed her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of the Philippines College of Nursing (Cum Laude) in 1985. She received her Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Nursing in 1993 and 2000.

Dr. Evangelista is a leader, skilled clinician, researcher, and educator. She has worked in the critical care setting in several nursing roles for over 15 years. As a researcher, she is recognized nationally and internationally for her investigation into the care of patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and the effects of CVD on patients and family members.

Dr. Evangelista has over 100 publications in peerreviewed medical and nursing journals on adherence, self-care, psychological distress, quality of life, and health literacy.

She received a 2.5 million dollar grant from the National Institute of Health to examine the effects of macronutrients on delaying the progression of heart failure (2010-2016) and was part of the University of California system-wide consortium that was awarded 9.9 million dollars to examine the impact of wireless technology on reducing variations in the care of patients hospitalized with heart failure (2012-2015).

Dr. Evangelista just completed a Fulbright Scholarship from the United States to study the lifestyle behaviors and risk factors of Filipinos in underserved communities.
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 OF CALL ARRIVE DEPART
Wed Mar 28 Galveston, Texas
- 4:00 pm
Thu Mar 29 *At Sea
- -
Fri Mar 30 Yucatan (Progreso), Mexico
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Sat Mar 31 Cozumel, Mexico
9:00 am 6:00 pm
Sun Apr 01 *At Sea
- -
Mon Apr 02 Galveston, Texas
7:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
Ports of Call
Cozumel, Mexico - The Conquistadors first saw Mexico from the shores of Cozumel while searching for gold. Today, visitors to the island continue to seek out gold and silver jewelry in the shops of San Miguel while having a great time in its many local bars and restaurants. Plus, the waters around Cozumel's sheltered coral reefs make this one of the best snorkeling areas in the world.
Galveston, TX - Galveston is famous for its seafood, tropical scenery and breathtaking Victorian architecture. This magnificent island also boasts of 32 miles of beautiful beaches and great sportfishing.
Progreso, Yucatan - A seaside retreat located just 40 kilometers north of Merida along the Gulf Coast of Mexico, Progreso is quickly becoming an important gateway for cruise ship guests. Founded in 1872 by Juan Miguel Castro and heavily influenced by the Mayan culture, Progreso enjoys a very simple and relaxed lifestyle. Its white-sand beaches, emerald green waters and cooling gulf breezes are a natural draw for vacationers from all over the world.

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.

Vision of the Seas

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.

PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT a CURRENTLY ACTIVE Program.

You may have found this page in error or been referred to this page via an outdated link. If you did come to this page from a link posted on another website, you may wish to alert the person responsible for the link that the program is labeled as inactive on our site. You are also welcome to e-mail us and report this message.

Cruise Pricing

Prices below are for the full cruise including meals and evening entertainment

STATEROOMS DETAILS
PRICING
PER PERSON
Owner's Suite (OS) - All staterooms and suites come complete with private bathroom, vanity area, hair-dryer, closed-circuit TV, radio and phone. Queen-size bed, private balcony, separate living area with queen-size sofa bed, refrigerator, bar, and bathtub.
515 Sq. Ft., balcony 116 Sq. Ft.)
Call
800-422-0711
for Pricing
Grand Suite (GS) - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area with sofa bed and private bathroom with bathtub.
353 Sq. Ft., balcony 110 Sq. Ft.
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800-422-0711
for Pricing
Junior Suite with Balcony (JS) - Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long with open bed frames, wider entry door, turning spaces, private balcony, sitting area with lowered vanity, closet rods, and safe, and a private bathroom with a wider door, roll-in shower, grab bars, fold-down shower bench, hand-held shower head, raised toilet, and a lowered sink.
243 Sq. Ft., balcony 66 Sq. Ft.

Pricing Breakdown:
Cabin: $878
Port Taxes & fees $209.55
Gratuities $ 67.50
$1,155.05
Total per person
Superior OceanView Stateroom with Balcony (D2) - Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, sitting area with sofa bed, and a private bathroom. 190 Sq. Ft., balcony 39 Sq. Ft.
Pricing Breakdown:
Cabin: $749
Port Taxes & fees $209.55
Gratuities $ 67.50
$1,026.05
Total per person
OceanView Stateroom (I) - Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area with sofa, vanity area and a private bathroom. 154 Sq. Ft.

Pricing Breakdown:
Cabin: $240
Port Taxes & fees $209.55
Gratuities $ 67.50
$517.05
Total per person
Interior Stateroom (K) Triple - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), vanity area, and a private bathroom.
132 Sq. Ft.

Pricing Breakdown:
1st & 2 nd person: Cabin: $378
Port Taxes & fees $209.55
Gratuities $ 67.50
3rd person: Cabin $72
Port Taxes & fees $209.55
Gratuities $ 67.50
$655.05
1st & 2nd person

$349.05
3rd person
Interior Stateroom ( Q) - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), vanity area, and a private bathroom.
132 Sq. Ft.

Pricing Breakdown:
Cabin:$184
Port Taxes & fees $209.55
Gratuities $ 67.50
$461.05
Total per person
Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change
3rd/4th in Stateroom - Please Call for Pricing
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $209.55
Deposit $100 per person
Final payment is due December 27, 2017.
If you book your cruise after this deadline, the cruise rates will be higher than the current group rates .
Important Note:Not all staterooms within each category have the same furniture configuration and/or facilities. Appropriate symbols within the rooms on the deck plans describe differences from the stateroom descriptions .
Course Fee Cancellation Policy:
30 days from sailing-None; 7-29 days-50%; Less than 7 days-100%

All information is subject to change.
* COMPETITIVE PRICING PROMISE: While we are not a 'cruise discounter,' we will match any price offered by the cruise line, directly to the general public, at the time of booking. This offers includes many short-term, promotional rates. All cruise line rates can be withdrawn by the cruise line at any time and are capacity controlled.
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. The cruise lines also offer travel insurance and we'd be happy to help you go that route if you'd prefer.