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Family Medicine

7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise Conference from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
June 30 - July 7, 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.

Royal Caribbean's Magnificent Oasis of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas

BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.
14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
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 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
Family Physicians, Primary Care Practitioners, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
  1. Reversing and Treating Cardiovascular Disease with Evidence- Based Nutritional and Lifestyle Changes
    • Illustrate how arterial plaque forms, and how plaque rupture and platelet aggregation leads to cardiovascular events
    • Discuss dietary and exercise therapies that have been shown in clinical outcome trials to prevent and cardiovascular disease events
    • Clarify what supplements can and can¬ít do in decreasing cardiovascular events
  2. Cutting Edge Nutrition
    • Identify common nutritional deficiencies in the American diet and share simple tools to identify them
    • Illustrate evidence-based targets that are achievable for nutritional intake in a primary care office setting
    • Clarify how these typical, correctable deficiencies relate to common health issues, including during adolescent years
  3. Evidence-based weight loss
    • Clarify various methods to measure weight and body fat for adults and adolescents
    • Review evidence-based nutrition and exercise programs that relate to weight control
    • Clarify role of medications for weight loss
    • Illustrate surgical indications and options for obesity therapy
  4. Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy
    • Review how lifestyle recommendations impact menopause symptoms
    • Clarify clinical trial results using supplements for menopause therapy
    • Review controversies around bio-identical hormone therapy and traditional therapy options
  5. An Evidence-based guide to assessing and enhancing aging
    • Identify risk factors for accelerated physiological aging (e.g. the metabolic syndrome, obesity, inactivity, etc.)
    • Clarify evidence-based dietary regimens that have been shown to enhance these factors
    • Clarify a balanced evidence-based approach to fitness, utilizing aerobic training, flexibility, and emphasizing strength training and maintaining lean muscle mass
    • Share the advantages of offering testing in an outpatient office setting (body composition, strength testing, aerobic fitness testing, cholesterol screening, and cognitive testing)
  6. Case Studies in Thyroid Disorders
  7. Exercise and Exercise Prescription
  8. Preventing Medical Errors
  9. Risk Stratification of Patients at risk for Coronary Artery disease
  10. An approach to Children and adults with heart murmurs
  11. Pain Management-avoiding the pitfalls


Updated April 2, 2013
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
Corey Evans, M.D. Family Physician with St Anthony's Primary Care; Director of Medical Education, St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg, Florida

Dr. Evans has been a family physician and educator for thirty years. After six years in a rural family practice in South Carolina, he moved to Florida to begin teaching, as an Associate Director in the Florida Hospital Family Practice program in Orlando. In 1994, he accepted the position of Director of the Bayfront Medical Center's Family Practice program in St. Petersburg and was program director for seven years. In 2002, he accepted the position of Director of Medical Education at St. Anthony's Hospital. He also works in the St. Anthony's wound center, is a member of the Palliative care team at St. Anthony's and has a private practice. He is board certified in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, and Palliative Care.

Originally from San Clemente, California, Dr. Evans attended Occidental College in LA, then St. Louis Medical School in Missouri, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. His family practice residency was at University of Missouri, Columbia where he was a Chief Resident. Dr. Evans tries to play the guitar poorly, and loves water sports. He teaches extensively at the national FP meetings with a special interest in exercise testing.

Steven Masley, M.D., FAAFP, CNS, CCD, President, Dr. Masley's Optimal Health Center

Dr. Masley is a fellow certified physician and nutritionist, author, speaker, and award-winning patient educator. His research focuses on the impact of lifestyle choices on aging, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, cognitive function, and weight control. His passion is empowering people to achieve optimal health through comprehensive medical assessments and lifestyle changes.

Dr. Masley is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of South Florida, and he teaches programs at Eckerd College and the University of Tampa. In 2010, he received the physician Health Care Hero award by the Tampa Bay Business Journal. Dr. Masley sees patients from across North America at the Masley Optimal Health Center in St Petersburg, FL.

Dr. Masley has published several health books, including Ten Years Younger, and numerous scientific articles. His work has been featured on the Discovery Channel, the Today Show, plus over 250 media interviews.
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
Sat Jun 30
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
-
5:00pm
Sun Jul 1
Nassau, Bahamas
7:00am
2:00pm
Mon Jul 2
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 1:00-5:00pm
-
-
Tue Jul 3
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
9:00am
6:00pm
Wed Jul 4
Philipsburg, St. Maarten
7:00am
5:00pm
Thu Jul 5
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 9:00am-12:00pm; 1:00-4:00pm
-
-
Fri Jul 6
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 8:00am - 12:00pm
-
-
Sat Jul 7
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
7:00am
-

Ports of Call
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. - Named after a Danish Queen, Charlotte Amalie has one of the most breathtaking deepwater harbors in the world. The key sights of Charlotte Amalie are located within the town centre, making it easy to combine sightseeing with St. Thomas’ fantastic shopping opportunities. Eighteenth century architecture provides the perfect backdrop for walking tours and shopping here in the "Duty Free Capital of the World." For a dose of history, visit Emancipation Park, the American-Caribbean History Museum, or Bluebeard the pirate's castle at Magen’s Bay. If tropical bliss is what you're after, head to any of Charlotte Amalie’s pristine beaches, where the warm water, white sands and palm trees will lull you into deep relaxation!
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - There is an abundance of things to see and do in the Ft. Lauderdale area: visit the newly redesigned Ft. Lauderdale Beach and cafes, stroll the historic Riverwalk, shop the luxurious stores on Las Olas Boulevard or adventure to the Everglades for an intriguing air boat excursion.
Nassau, Bahamas - The captivating capital of the 700 Bahamian islands. Attractions include forts to explore, coral reefs to snorkel and a fascinating straw market to shop
Philipsburg, St. Maarten - An island under two flags. Sample the Dutch treats of Philipsburg: chocolate, cheese, delftware. On the French side linger over bouillabaisse, shop for Parisian perfumes.

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.

Oasis 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.
Cruise Pricing

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

CATEGORY
ACCOMMODATIONS
CEI RATE
OS

Owner's Suite - Queen-size bed, private balcony, separate living area with queen-size sofa bed, private bathroom with bathtub, separate shower and bidet, and concierge service. (559.7 sq. ft., balcony 90.4 sq. ft.). Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, internet access, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.

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Grand Suite - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area (some with sofa bed), and concierge service. (349.8 sq. ft., balcony 100.1 sq. ft.). Each stateroom also has its own flat-screen television, thermostat controlled air-conditioning, internet access, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.

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Junior Suite with Balcony -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, internet access, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.
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D7
Superior OceanView Stateroom with Balcony -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, internet access, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.
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OceanView Stateroom -picture window, 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, internet access, direct-dial telephone, radio, mini bar, individual safe, and 24 hour room service.
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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, internet access, 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
Call for pricing 3rd & 4th in Cabin,
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees - $283.40 per person
Deposit - $250 per person


Cancellation policies vary by cruise line and sailing date. Please check with our staff for your particular conference date.

FUEL SUPPLEMENT: Cruiselines may implement an additional fuel surcharge depending on the price of crude oil.


Staterooms

Junior Suite


Large OceanView with Verandah


Large OceanView


Inside Stateroom

Actual staterooms may not be identical to those pictured.

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: