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Primary Care: Allergy and Immunology

7-Night Alaskan Cruise Conference
from Vancouver, British Columbia
July 13-20, 2012

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.

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

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 AAFP Prescribed Credit(s)
14 Contact Hours

Course Fee:
Physicians - $695
All Others - $450

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
Internists, Pediatricians, Allergists, Rheumatologists, Family Physicians, Nurses, NPs, PAs
Program Purpose / Objectives
The purpose of this CME activity is to update practitioners in the current diagnosis and management of allergic and immunologic disorders.
  1. Drug Allergy
    • To familiarize the healthcare provider with the difficulties encountered with drug allergies
    • To clarify the clinical aspects of drug allergy
  2. Food Allergy
    • To understand the complexities of immunologic reactions to foods
    • To develop an approach to the evaluation and advice about food allergy
  3. Urticaria
    • To appreciate the variety of causes of this skin disorder besides allergic reactions
    • To categorize the many different types of urticaria
  4. Angioedema
    • To develop a differential diagnosis of significant swelling and a treatment plan
    • To inform about the new therapies available for angioedema
  5. Atopic Dermatitis
    • To develop an approach to finding exacerbating factors and treatment plan
    • To educate about the complexities of this common skin disorder
  6. Clinical Significance of Indoor Allergens
    • To apply the principles of diagnosis and treatment of ubiquitous allergens
    • To focus on the science and the myths of indoor allergens and exposures
  7. Eosinophilic Esophagitis
    • To understand the new epidemic of an immunologic disorder of the esophagus that may relate to food in some cases
    • To appreciate the pathophysiology and how to differentiate from acid reflux
  8. Update on Asthma Patient Management
    • Be able to describe recent asthma trends in the United States
    • Discuss the comorbid conditions associated with asthma
    • Discuss the EPR 3 guidelines specifically in terms of asthma assessment and control
  9. Current Approaches to the Management of Stinging Insect Allergy
    • Be able to discuss the stinging insects associated with anaphylaxis
    • Review the epidemiology of insect allergy
    • Discuss the diagnosis and treatment of insect allergy
  10. Anaphylaxis Diagnosis and Management
    • Be able to discuss the most recent advances in the treatment of anaphylaxis
    • Analyze the most recent theories of why anaphylaxis occurs
  11. Rhinitis: Causes and Treatments
    • Describe the different types of rhinitis
    • Be familiar with the different therapies available to patients with rhinitis
  12. Caring for the Patient with Chronic Cough
    • Define chronic cough and its causes
    • Recognize the impact of chronic cough on patients
    • Discuss common therapy and patient education tips associated with chronic cough
  13. Ocular Allergy
    • Distinguish allergic conjunctivitis from more threatening causes of red eyes
    • Describe the disease characteristics of allergic conjunctivitis
    • Discuss ocular drug pharmacology
  14. Hygiene Hypothesis: Why are there so many allergic patients?
    • Discuss the relationship between environmental exposure and development of allergic disease
    • Describe the changes in our environment that may be related to allergy development
    • Review clinical studies related to environmental exposure and allergy 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
Roger Fox, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics & Public Health, Division of Allergy and Immunology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida

After receiving his medical degree at St. Louis University School of Medicine, Dr. Fox completed his 3 years of Internal Medicine and 2 years in Allergy and Immunology at the University of South Florida in Tampa. He joined the faculty at USF in the Division of Allergy and Immunology. He was recognized for his 30 years of service to USF College of Medicine and to the Tampa VA Department of Medicine. He is a Fellow in the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. He has been elected as The Best Doctors in America for the past decade.

Dr. Fox serves as the Director of A/I Fellow Training, and he has trained 75 Allergy/Immunology Fellows. He has an extensive list of contributions in the literature, and presentations at local, national and international meetings. He has been on various boards including the Hillsborough County Medical Association and Florida Allergy Asthma and Immunology Society and many committees in the Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

Dr. Fox currently is Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at USF College of Medicine. He has been in practice for over 30 years for Academic Allergy, Asthma and Immunology in Tampa. He is attending physician at USF Clinical Practice and at the Tampa VA Hospital. He is a consultant for Tampa General Hospital, Moffitt Hospital, Tampa VA Hospital and University Community Hospital.

Brett E Stanaland M.D., M.S., FACAAI, FAAAAI, FACP, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida. Chief, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, Naples Community Hospital, Naples, Florida.

Brett E. Stanaland, M.D. is originally from Orlando Florida, where he graduated from the University of Central Florida with two Bachelor of Science degrees and a Master of Science degree in microbiology. He then attended the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida where he graduated with a Doctor of Medicine degree in 1989. He completed three years of internal medicine training at the Bowman Gray School of Medicine of Wake Forest University at the North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He then returned to the University of South Florida where he completed a two-year fellowship in allergy and clinical immunology and then completed a one-year fellowship in clinical laboratory immunology. He then founded Allergy and Asthma Specialist of Naples in 1995.

Dr. Stanaland is board-certified by both the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology where he currently serves on the geriatric committee. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Physicians were he was elected and serves on the Governors Advisorary Council for Florida. Dr. Stanaland is a past president of the Collier County Medical Society and has been chairman of the Department of Medicine for Naples Community Hospital. He is an associate clinical professor at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in the department of allergy and clinical immunology teaching fellows and residents since 1995. Dr. Stanaland has authored numerous articles in many medical journals including Clinical Therapeutics, International Archives of Allergy and Applied Immunology, Allergy Proceedings, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology among others.
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.


ANCC Accredited Continuing Nursing Education
Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea or ANCC of any commercial products displayed or used with an activity.

Nurse Practitioners: can claim either ANCC Contact Hours or AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ as needed.
Pharmacology credits are identified on individual activities.

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Canadian Physicians: This activity is eligible for Section 1 credits in the Royal College’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program . Participants must log into MAINPORT to claim this activity.

Osteopathic Physicians: This program is eligible for Category 2 credit with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) .

US or Canadian Family Physicians: Please let us know if you require AAFP Prescribed Credits.

This Live activity, Primary Care: Allergy and Immunology, with a beginning date of 07/13/2012, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians 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
DATE
PORT OF CALL
ARRIVE
DEPART
Fri Jul 13
Vancouver, British Columbia
-
4:30pm
Sat Jul 14
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 8:00am - 12:00pm,
1:00pm - 5:00pm
-
-
Sun Jul 15
Ketchikan, Alaska
Lectures 3:00pm - 5:00pm
7:00am
3:00pm
Mon Jul 16
Icy Straight Point
Tenders required
8:00am
6:00pm
Tue Jul 17
Juneau, Alaska
7:00am
8:30pm
Wed Jul 18
Skagway, Alaska
7:00am
4:00pm
Thu Jul 19
Hubbard Glacier Cruising
Lectures 1:00pm - 5:00pm
7:00am
11:00am
Fri Jul 20
Seward, Alaska
4:00am
-

Ports of Call
Hubbard Glacier - Marching to the beat of a different drum, Hubbard Glacier is advancing while the rest of Alaska's ice rivers are receding rapidly. In 1986, Hubbard galloped forward, closing off Russell Fjord to create an entirely new lake. The phenomenon quickly passed and was followed by a short retreat, but the glacier is once again on the move and Russell Fjord is headed for another spell as an inland body of water.
Icy Strait Point, Alaska - Immerse yourself in secluded beaches, old-growth forests and Alaskan adventure - the best of Southeast Alaska is yours, including some of the best whale-watching and bear viewing opportunities anywhere.
Juneau, Alaska - In Alaska's capital, taste salmon baked over an alderwood fire, pan for gold, flightsee the Juneau Ice Field, and walk right up to the Mendenhall Glacier.
Ketchikan, Alaska - Immerse yourself in Tlingit Indian culture as you view the world's largest collection of totem poles; kayak the colorful waterfront. Port tips from our blog
Seward (Anchorage), Alaska - Ice free the year round, Seward was a natural choice as the ocean terminal and supply center during the construction of the Alaska Railroad (1903-1920). Today, it is the gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park and home of the Annual Silver Salmon Derby, the biggest fishing event in Alaska. Port tips from our blog
Skagway, Alaska - A frontier town perfectly preserved as the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park. Gateway to the Trail of '98, which you may explore by helicopter or vintage railcar. Port tips from our blog
Vancouver, British Columbia - Sophisticated. Culturally diverse, this beautiful port city brims with attractions. From Vancouver's cosmopolitan downtown to the historically renovated Gastown district and exotic Chinatown, Vancouver displays varied urban scenes. Nestled near the city center is Stanley Park, resplendent with its deep forest, totem poles, and scenic promenades.

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.

Celebrity Millennium

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
ACCOMMODATIONS
CEI RATE
S2
Sky Suite with Veranda -floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that lead to your private veranda with lounge seating, two twin beds that convert to a queen-sized bed, considerable closet space, a private bathroom with shower/tub combination , sitting area, some with sofa bed and lounge chairas well as a desk, drawer space, and vanity. Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, DVD player, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.
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2B
Deluxe Ocean-view Stateroom with Veranda -floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that lead to your private veranda, two twin beds that convert to a queen-sized bed, considerable closet space, a private bathroom with shower, as well as a living area with desk, drawer space, vanity, and sofa. Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.
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07
Ocean-view Staterooms - picture window, two twin beds that convert to a queen-sized bed, considerable closet space, a private bathroom with shower, as well as an expanded living area with desk, drawer space, vanity, and sofa. Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.
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09
Standard Inside Staterooms - two twin beds that convert to a queen-sized bed, considerable closet space, a private bathroom with shower, as well as a sitting area with desk, drawer space, vanity, and sofa. Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.
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Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to Change
3rd & 4th in Cabin, please call for pricing
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees - $384.87 per person
Deposit - $250 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