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Family Medicine

5-Night Canada/New England Cruise Conference
from New York, New York
July 1 - 6, 2014

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.

Cunard's Queen Mary 2

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

Course Fees:
$695 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy & Dentists
$450 for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses & Others
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
Primary Care Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Physician Assistants
Program Purpose / Objectives
The purpose of this CME activity is to update the family practitioner, general internist or primary care physician on current diagnosis and management of commonly encountered adult and pediatric diseases.
Objectives: Following attendance at this educational activity, participants should be able to:
  • Identify when to treat or watch subclinical thyroid disease based on current guidelines
  • Review diagnostic criteria of thyroid disease
  • Improve awareness of smoking cessation strategies and interventions that can be used in clinical practice
  • Diagnose thyroid abnormalities
  • Apply recent expert panel report on asthma to clinical practice
  • Develop an awareness of current trends in prevention and treatment of influenza
  • Evaluate and manage fever in infants and children
  • Diagnose and manage pertussis based in increasing prevalence
  • Describe the new hypertension guidelines in JNC-8
  • Outline the new hypertension therapeutic guidelines
  • Discuss appropriate hypertension therapies for various ages
  • Review new treatment targets for hyperlipidemia
  • Discuss new consensus guidelines for hyperlipidemia
  • Discuss current therapeutic options for treatment of dementia
  • Classify the different types of dementia
  • Outline the challenges to treatment of dementia
  • Describe the pathology of an uncommon medical case
  • Discuss unusual medical cases
  • Discuss the medical criteria for restless leg syndrome
  • Outline the relationship between restless leg syndrome and iron deficiency
  • Describe current treatment options for restless leg syndrome
  • Discuss the differential diagnosis of polymyalgic rheumatics
  • Provide current treatment options for polymyalgic rheumatics
  • Review evidence-based literature for topics discussed in activity

This Live activity, Family Medicine Cruise Conference, with a beginning date of 07/01/2014, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14.00 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.

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
Adarsh E. Krishen, M.D., MMM, FAAFP; Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine, Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, Ohio; Associate Director Summa Family Medicine Residency; and Clinical Director Family Medicine Center of Akron, Akron, Ohio.

Dr. Krishen is a Professor of Family Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, Ohio. He works as Associate Director at Summa Family Medicine Residency in Akron, Ohio where he provides care to patients, teaches residents and serves as the Clinical Director of the Family Medicine Center of Akron. He has received the Summa Family Medicine Teacher of the Year Award. Most recently he has been the lead physician on the successful attainment of NCQA Level 3 PCMH certification for the Family Medicine Residency practice site. He has presented Family Medicine and General Medicine updates for CEI several times over the last 5 years.

Dr. Krishen completed his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at Kent State University and received his Medical Degree from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine. He earned a Masters in Medical Management for Carnegie Mellon University in 2009. He completed his internship and residency in Family Medicine at Akron City Hospital in Akron, Ohio.


Jay C. Williamson, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Summa Physicians, Inc.

Dr. Williamson is a board certified family physician who currently serves as Chief Medical Officer for Summa Physicians Inc. in Akron, Ohio. He has served as Associate Dean for Clinical Sciences as well as Interim Dean for the College of Medicine at the Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine in 2010. Prior to assuming his current role, Dr Williamson was the program director for the Family Medicine Residency Program at Summa Health System in Akron, Ohio. Throughout his career, he has developed several areas of expertise in various aspects of healthcare delivery and medical education. He has vast experience in continuing medical education, both at the state and local levels through his service as Chairman of the Continuing Medical Education Committee for Summa and Chair of the Ohio State Medical Association Committee on Accreditation. He was recently named to the committee on Review and Recognition for the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.

Dr. Williamson is a seasoned lecturer and widely recognized for his knowledge on many aspects of healthcare and medical education, both statewide and nationally. He currently serves on the boards of the Summit County Health Department, SummaCare Insurance Company and Akron Community Health Resources (ACHR). He also currently maintains an active practice in Family Medicine.
Professor of Family Medicine, Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), Rootstown, Ohio
Dr. Williamson is the President and CMO, Summa Physicians,Inc., Akron, Ohio
Associate Director of Family Medicine and Chairman of CME, Summa Health System, Akron, Ohio
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.

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
Tue Jul 1
New York, New York
Welcome Reception
Families and guests invited
July 1, 2014 6:00 - 7:00 pm Location TBA
- 5:00pm
Wed Jul 2 At Sea Cruising
Lectures 9:00am-12:00pm; 1:00-5:00pm
- -
Thu Jul 3
Halifax, Nova Scotia
7:00am 4:00pm
Fri Jul 4 Boston, Massachusetts 11:00am Midnight
Sat Jul 5
Boston, Massachusetts
Lectures 9:00am-12:00pm; 1:00-5:00pm
- -
Sun Jul 6
New York, New York
4:30am -

Ports of Call
Boston, Massachusetts - The cradle of American history, Boston rests on its glorious cultural laurels-Trinity Church, Old Ironsides, the Freedom Trail; yet thrusts into the next millennium as a high-tech hub of the computer industry.
Halifax, Nova Scotia - Ocean scenery at its best: granite boulders pounded by crashing surf, lighthouses standing sentinel on rocky ledges, a delectable lobster lunch caught fresh from the waters off Peggy's Cove. Back in Halifax, the ramparts of the Citadel await your inspection.
New York, New York - What can be said about America's greatest city? Whatever it is that interests you, you can find the best of it here. Food, shopping, nightlife and culture are everywhere you look. Even the buildings are works of art from American architecture's golden age.

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

STATEROOM ACCOMMODATIONS PER PERSON

Queens Grill Suites (Q5) - Queens Grill offers the very best of the Cunard Grills Experience. At approximately 506 square feet, the luxurious Queens Grill Suites feature a spacious living area, balcony and bathroom with bath and shower.

Your Suite Includes:

  • Butler and concierge service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bon Voyage bottle of Champagne and strawberries on embarkation
  • Priority embarkation
  • Exclusive access to the Queens Grill Lounge
  • Single-seating dining in the Queens Grill restaurant
  • Refrigerator, safe and hair dryer
  • Soft Terry Robes & slippers
  • Nightly turndown service with pillow chocolate
  • Pillow concierge (a selection of pillows and duvets to suit your preference)
  • 220V 3-pin and 110V 2-pin Sockets
  • Satellite TV with multi language film and music channels
  • Daily shipboard newspaper
  • Fresh flowers and daily fresh fruit
  • Personalised stationery, atlas and books
  • Board games and computer games console
  • Bar stocked with spirits or wines and soft drinks
  • Pre-dinner canapés and in-suite dining from Queens Grill menu
$4,272

Princess Grill Suites (PI) - The luxury Princess Grill suites offer elegant comfort and personal service. Guests enjoy access to private lounges and our Grills Concierge will make arrangements you wish both on board and ashore. Dine at a reserved table in the single-seating Princess Grill restaurant.

Your Suite Includes:

  • Concierge service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Full bathroom with bath and shower
  • Exclusive access to the Queens Grill Lounge
  • Single-seating dining in the Princess Grill restaurant
  • In-suite dining from the Princess Grill menu
  • Priority embarkation
  • Bon Voyage bottle of wine and fresh strawberries
  • Pillow concierge menu (a selection of pillows and duvets to suit your preference)
  • Soft Terry Robes & slippers
  • Nightly turndown service with pillow chocolate
  • Satellite TV with multi language film and music channels
  • Direct-Dial telephone
  • Refrigerator, safe and hair dryer
  • Daily shipboard newspaper
  • 220V 3-pin and 110V 2-pin Sockets
  • Personalised stationery and atlas
  • Daily fresh fruit
$3,086
Balcony (BA) (High deck, Mid-ships) - Amenities include: 24-hour room service Interactive TV with multi- language film and music channels * Direct-Dial telephone & data port outlet * Refrigerator, safe, hair dryer * Bathrobe & slippers Nightly turndown service with pillow chocolates * Daily shipboard newspaper * 220V British 3-pin and 110V 2-pin sockets  248 sq.ft
$2,373
Balcony (BC) (Sheltered, Low deck, Mid-ships) - Amenities include: 24-hour room service Interactive TV with multi- language film and music channels * Direct-Dial telephone & data port outlet * Refrigerator, safe, hair dryer * Bathrobe & slippers Nightly turndown service with pillow chocolates * Daily shipboard newspaper * 220V British 3-pin and 110V 2-pin sockets  248 sq.ft
$2,088
Balcony (DA) (Obstructed view, High deck, Mid-ships) - Amenities include: 24-hour room service Interactive TV with multi- language film and music channels * Direct-Dial telephone & data port outlet * Refrigerator, safe, hair dryer * Bathrobe & slippers Nightly turndown service with pillow chocolates * Daily shipboard newspaper * 220V British 3-pin and 110V 2-pin sockets  248 sq.ft.
$1,661
OceanView (ED) (Forward/Aft, Low deck) - Amenities include: 24-hour room service Interactive TV with multi- language film and music channels * Direct-Dial telephone & data port outlet * Refrigerator, safe, hair dryer * Bathrobe & slippers Nightly turndown service with pillow chocolates * Daily shipboard newspaper * 220V British 3-pin and 110V 2-pin sockets  159 sq.ft.
$1,518
Standard Interior (IA) (High deck, Mid-ships) - Amenities include: 24-hour room service Interactive TV with multi- language film and music channels * Direct-Dial telephone & data port outlet * Refrigerator, safe, hair dryer * Bathrobe & slippers Nightly turndown service with pillow chocolates * Daily shipboard newspaper * 220V British 3-pin and 110V 2-pin sockets  159 sq.ft.
$1,423
Standard Interior (IB) (High deck, Mid-ships) - Amenities include: 24-hour room service Interactive TV with multi- language film and music channels * Direct-Dial telephone & data port outlet * Refrigerator, safe, hair dryer * Bathrobe & slippers Nightly turndown service with pillow chocolates * Daily shipboard newspaper * 220V British 3-pin and 110V 2-pin sockets  159 sq.ft.
$1,376

Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change
Call for Third and Fourth persons sharing same rate.

Port charges, Taxes and Fees $274.66 per person
Deposit - 25% of Cruise Fare (USD) 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