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Family Medicine: Women's Health CME Cruise

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Aug
18
Aug 18 - Aug 25 - Seattle
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Family Medicine: Women's Health

7-Night Alaska Cruise Conference
Round-trip Seattle, Washington
August 18 - 25, 2017

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14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
5¾ Hours of Pharmacology for NPs

Course Fees:
$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy & Dentists
$695 for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners
$495 Nurses, Residents, Students & 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, OB/Gyn, Family Medicine, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants
Program Purpose / Objectives
Topics:
  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Menopause
  • Contraception
  • Cervical cancer screening
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
Following attendance at this educational activity, participants should be able to:
  • Explain evidence-based approaches to disease management
  • Provide an update on some of the newer treatment regimens for diabetes
  • Review the role of unstable coronary artery plaque as a cause of acute cardiac death
  • Discuss the more frequent incidence of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease in individuals with migraine with aura
  • Review the medications that are associated with osteoporosis
  • Analyze the role of calcium and Vitamin D for bone health
  • Recognize the risk of sexually transmitted infections after a single unprotected sexual encounter
  • Review the role of expedited partner therapy in the treatment and prevention of STDs
  • Discuss the risk factors and clinical presentations of cardiovascular disease in women compared to men
  • Identify the America Diabetic Association diagnostic guidelines for the diagnosis of Prediabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, the Joint National Committee on Hypertension (8) guidelines for blood pressure and the National Cholesterol Education Program III guidelines for lipid treatment in women
  • Appreciate the clinical nuances and differences between mono-polar and bipolar depression
  • Provide an overview of the benefits and limitations of the various medication classes presently available to treat mono-polar and bipolar depression disorders
  • Review the similarities and differences between migraine, tension, cluster, and sinus headache in adults and children
  • Discuss the pharmacologic therapies for migraine including "abortive" and "preventative" therapy
  • Recognize the prevalence and risk factors associated with osteoporosis
  • Emphasize the lifestyle and therapeutic options for the prevention of osteoporosis
  • Review the clinical features of the more common sexually transmitted diseases
  • Discuss the rational use of pharmacologic agents for the treatment of common STDs, excluding AIDS, following the most recent guidelines of the Center of Disease Control
  • Understand the recent controversies in hormonal contraception
  • Describe changes in the management of an abnormal Pap test
  • Formulate a strategy for menopausal therapy
  • Define a medical approach to abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Apply basic evidence-based principals to the clinical material present at this conference
  • Determine the risks and benefits of hormonal therapies for menopausal woman and be able to separate the science from the media hype.
  • Determine the risks and benefits of hormonal contraception and be able to separate absolute risk from relative risk
  • Interpret the new algorithms for cervical cancer screening
  • Treat abnormal uterine bleeding with new tools recently available to primary care providers
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.
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Family Medicine: Women's Health CME Cruise

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Aug
18
Aug 18 - Aug 25 - Seattle
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
H. James Brownlee, MD
Medical Director of Monsour Executive Wellness

H. James Brownlee, Jr., MD, is a Professor and the Medical Director of the Monsour Executive Wellness Center. He was previously Chair of the Department of Family Medicine at the University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine for nearly 20 years.in Tampa, Florida, from 1992-2011.

Dr. Brownlee earned medical degree from the State University of New York Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York, he then went on to complete his residency training through the Williamsport Hospital Family Practice Residency Program in Pennsylvania. He completed his teaching fellowship in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Miami in Florida, followed by a geriatric fellowship at the Geriatric Education Center of the University of North Carolina. Dr. Brownlee is board certified in Family Medicine.

He is a member and fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Dr. Brownlee's accomplishments are:

  • Awarded the Educator of the Year, 2009 by the Florida Academy of Family Medicine Physicians.
  • Best Doctors in America by Best Doctors, Inc. since 2000
  • Osler Award for Best Faculty Role Model, presented by the 1996 graduating class at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine


J. Kell Williams, MD
Professor and Director, Division of Gynecologic Specialties
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Morsani College of Medicine
University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida

J. Kell Williams, MD is current Professor and Director of the Division of Gynecologic Specialties at the Morsani College of Medicine at the University of South Florida in Tampa. He grew up in the Detroit area and obtained a BS in Zoology from the University of Michigan. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine where he also completed his OB/GYN Residency. After a few years in private practice, he joined the full-time faculty at Wayne State and in 1982 accepted his current position in Tampa.

Dr. Williams serves of ACOG's National Continuing Medical Education Committee and the District XII (Florida) Advisory Council. He has been a member of the Florida ACOG Advisory Committee continuously since 1987, serving as the Junior Fellow Advisor for 20 years.

Dr. Williams is a Past President of the Florida OB/GYN Society and serves on numerous state and national committees. Early in his career his primary academic interest was in obstetrics, having completed a fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine at the University of South Florida. Subsequent to that, Dr. Williams has concentrated his academic efforts toward gynecology and primary care for women and is published in the areas of cancer detection, menopausal therapy, contraception, and evidence-based medicine.

Over the last 15 years Dr. Williams has given invited lectures on contraception and menopause in the United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland, France, Switzerland, Italy, Portugal, Demark, Brazil, and Singapore.

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
Fri Aug 18 Seattle, Washington
- 4:00 pm
Sat Aug 19 Cruising
- -
Sun Aug 20 Alaska Inside Passage
Scenic cruising
- -
Sun Aug 20 Juneau, Alaska
12:00 pm 9:00 pm
Mon Aug 21 Skagway, Alaska
7:00 am 8:30 pm
Tue Aug 22 Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska
Scenic cruising
7:00 am 12:00 pm
Wed Aug 23 Cruising
- -
Thu Aug 24 Victoria, British Columbia
9:00 am 6:00 pm
Fri Aug 25 Seattle, Washington
6:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
Ports of Call
Inside Passage - This is one of the most famously beautiful passages in all the world. It features virtually everything you came to Alaska hoping to see, including rain forests, glaciers, fjords and white-capped peaks. All of which create a setting that's perfect for viewing whales and sea lions.
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.
Seattle, Washington - The Emerald City of the Pacific Northwest. In Seattle, stroll the bustling waterfront, visit the Space Needle, sample a local microbrew, a glass of Washington wine and world-famous coffee.
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
Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska - Amidst the pure silence, you'll sail past translucent blue icebergs silhouetted against a most dramatic backdrop of waterfall-laced rock walls ascending thousands of feet into the sky. This classic fjord, Tracy Arm extends over 30 miles and once seen, it is never to be forgotten.
Victoria, British Columbia - Stroll through the charming downtown of this very British city, with its double-decker buses, turreted castles, fine British woolens, tea and china. Or, just outside the city, visit the lush flora and fauna of Butchart Gardens.

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.

Explorer 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

STATEROOM DETAILS
PRICING
PER PERSON
Royal Suite - Separate bedroom with king-size bed, private balcony with hot tub, whirlpool bathtub, living room with queen-size sofa bed, baby grand piano, and concierge service. (1,087.2 sq. ft., balcony 217.4 sq. ft.) Accommodates: 2 Guests
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Grand Suite - Two twin beds that convert to a (349 sq. ft., balcony ) Accommodates: 2 Guests
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Royal Family Suite - Two bedrooms with two twin beds that convert to a A‚Royal King (one room with third and fourth Pullman beds), two bathrooms (one with shower, one with bathtub), living area with double sofa bed, private balcony, and concierge service. (561 sq. ft., balcony 246 sq. ft.)A  Accommodates: up to 8 guests.
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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.)
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Junior Suite - Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, private balcony, private bathroom with bathtub and a sitting area. (264 sq. ft., balcony 75 sq. ft.))
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Superior Oceanview (w/ Balcony) (D1)- Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, private balcony, sitting area and a private bathroom. Rates vary from deck to deck. (179 sq. ft., balcony 52 sq. ft.)
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Superior Oceanview (w/ Balcony) (D3)- Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, private balcony, sitting area and a private bathroom. Rates vary from deck to deck. (179 sq. ft., balcony 52 sq. ft.)
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Deluxe Oceanview (w/ Balcony) (E3)- Two twin beds that convert to A‚A Royal King, private balcony sitting area with sofa and a private bathroom. Rates vary from deck to deck. (164 sq. ft., balcony 51 sq. ft.)
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Oceanview Stateroom (I) - Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, sitting area, vanity area, and a private bathroom. (160 sq. ft.)
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Large Interior Stateroom (L) - Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, sitting area, vanity area, and a private bathroom. (150 sq. ft.)
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Prices are Per Person based on Double Occupancy . Prices are subject to change.
Port charges and taxes $426.61
Deposit: $250 per person
Cancellation Policies vary by cruise line, destination and sailing date.
Please check with one of our cruise consultant for policies applicable to this cruise.
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; 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

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Not sure what to see in Seattle? Top Activities:
  • Morning Tour of Boeing Factory, the world's number one aerospace company
  • Seattle in one day: Sightseeing Tour including Space Needle and Pike Place Market
  • Mt Rainier Day Tour from Seattle
  • Snoqualmie Falls and Seattle Winery Tour


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