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Infectious Disease Review

7-Night Hawaiian Islands Cruise Conference from Honolulu, Hawaii
November 10 - 17, 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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14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
13.75 AAFP Prescribed Credit(s)
14 Contact Hours

BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.
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
Internists, Family Physicians, Infectious Disease Specialists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants
Program Purpose / Objectives
Statement of Purpose: The purpose of this CME activity is to outline the management of infectious challenges in clinical practice, including emerging infections and antibiotic/preventive choices.
Following attendance at this educational activity, participants should be able to:
  • Define risk factors for complicated UTIs
  • Discuss the new vaccination recommendations for 2011
  • Outline the CDC prevention guidelines for STDs
  • Discuss the increasing need for antiviral agents in the US today
  • Recognize the increasing significance of fungal infections
  • Outline three options for treating GAS carriers
  • Describe emerging resistance to problem pathogens
  • Summarize the guidelines for managing community-acquired pneumonia
  • Review the history of MRSA
  • List the characteristics of MSRA, the new C diff strain and SARS
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
Thomas M. File Jr., M.D., M.Sc., MACP, FIDSA, FCCP
Dr. Thomas File is Chair of the Infectious Disease Division at Summa Health System in Akron, Ohio, USA and Professor of Internal Medicine, Master Teacher, and Chair of the Infectious Disease Section at Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, Ohio. After graduating from medical school at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1972, Dr. File received his Master of Science in medical microbiology from Ohio State University in Columbus, in 1977, where he also completed his fellowship in infectious diseases.

Dr. File is a Master of the American College of Physicians, a Fellow and member of the Board of Directors of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), and a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. He is President-elect of the Board of Directors of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases and is a member of many other professional societies, including the American Society for Microbiology, the American Thoracic Society (ATS), and the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.

He is a past Chairperson of the Standards and Practice Guidelines Committee of the IDSA and has also served as a member of the IDSA and ATS committees for guidelines on community-acquired pneumonia. He is a member of the IDSA guidelines panels for Hospital-acquired Pneumonia, Influenza, and Sinusitis. He a past-president of the Infectious Disease Society of Ohio; a past president of the Northeastern Ohio Task Force on AIDS.

Michael J. Tan, M.D., FACP, FIDSA , Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy; Clinical Physician Infectious Diseases and HIV, Summa Health System, Akron, Ohio.

Dr. Tan is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy (NEOUCOMP). At NEOUCOMP, he is co-course director of the Infection and Immunity Course and vice-chair of the Infectious Disease Section of the Principles in Medicine Course. Dr. Tan is Medical Director of Summa Physicians Infectious Disease at Summa Health System in Akron, Ohio, where he is also a Clinical Physician, Infectious Diseases and HIV. Dr. Tan is board certified in infectious disease and internal medicine. He obtained his medical degree from the Northeastern Universities College of Medicine and completed his residency training at Summa Health System. He then completed a fellowship in Infectious Disease at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida.

Dr Tan is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and Fellow of the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA). He is the Membership Chair and Vice President for the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Physicians and has also been appointed to the ACP Membership Management Advisory Committee.

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, Infectious Disease Review Cruise Conference, with a beginning date of November 10, 2012, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 13.75 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
EXCLUSIVE SHORE EXCURSIONS
Please note our shore excursions are operated independently of the cruise line.

DATE
PORT OF CALL
ARRIVE
DEPART
Sat Nov 10
Honolulu, Hawaii
Lectures 2:30pm-4:30pm
-
7:00pm
Sun Nov 11
Kahului (Maui), Hawaii (overnight)
8:00am
-
Mon Nov 12
Kahului (Maui), Hawaii
Lectures 4:00pm-7:00pm
-
6:00pm
Tue Nov 13
Hilo, Hawaii
Lectures 5:00pm-7:00pm
8:00am
6:00pm
Wed Nov 14
Kona, Hawaii
Lectures 5:00pm-7:00pm
7:00am
6:00pm
Thu Nov 15
Nawiliwili (Kauai), Hawaii (overnight)
8:00am
-
Fri Nov 16
Nawiliwili (Kauai), Hawaii
Lectures 1:00pm-6:00pm
-
2:00pm
Sat Nov 17
Honolulu, Hawaii
7:00am
-

Ports of Call
Hilo, Hawaii - Gaze up from this charming town and see snow-capped Mauna Kea volcano. It's just one of the scenic marvels in this exotic greenhouse of lush tropical plants, towering banyan trees, thundering falls and enough flowers to fill a rainbow. Arid deserts, steaming fissures and volcanoes that blow their tops are just as impressive.
Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii - Combine the languid allure of the tropics with big-city sophistication, then add the spirit of aloha, and you've got Honolulu. This Pacific crossroads features museums, dazzling beaches, historic Pearl Harbor and spectacular sunrises over Diamond Head. Gardenias and jasmine blanket the air with a heady fragrance, and pink sunsets cast a magical glow over fabled Waikiki Beach.
Kona, Hawaii - The sun-blessed Kona coast stretches 80 miles along macadamia nut orchards, famous coffee plantations and some of the most important sites in Hawaiian history. The coast is famous for water sports, and the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament is a world-renowned annual event.
Maui, Hawaii - Once the center of the notorious Yankee Pacific whaling fleet, today Lahaina's historic grog shops and ship chandleries have been transformed into fashionable boutiques, galleries and restaurants. Other popular optional shore excursions: a humpback whale search; Haleakala Crater, so vast it could swallow Manhattan, skyscrapers and all; the heavenly road to Hana and the seven sacred pools.
Nawiliwili, Kauai, Hawaii - The Garden Isle, Kauai receives the most rainfall of all the Hawaiian Islands, which leads to lush vegetation and elegant hibiscus blossoms, as well as a huge canyon carved by wind and water erosion. Marvel at the narrow paths worn by the ancient Menehunes into the cliffsides of the steep Na Pali Coast, unmarred by roads and unapproachable except by foot trail or helicopter.

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.

NCL’s Pride of America

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
DESCRIPTION
CEI RATE
AA
Owner's Suite - Living room, dining room, private balcony with hot tub, separate bedroom with king-size bed and walk-in-closet, CD/DVD library, two TVs, luxury bath with whirlpool tub and separate shower and guest bathroom. Butler service and concierge included.
Call for availability
AF
Two Bedroom Deluxe Family Suite with Balcony - Living room, private balcony, two separate bedrooms-one with a king-size bed and walk-in-closet and one with two lower beds, two TVs, two bathrooms-one with bath and shower. Butler service and concierge available.
Call for availability
BC
OceanView Stateroom With Balcony
- Two lower beds, sitting area, floor-to-ceiling glass doors open to a private balcony.
Call for availability
BD
OceanView Stateroom With Balcony
- Two lower beds, sitting area, floor-to-ceiling glass doors open to a private balcony.
Call for availability
IB
Inside Stateroom
- Two lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed
Call for availability
All Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to Change
Call for 3rd/4th person in cabin
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $279.67 - $304.22 per person
Deposit $250.00 per person
Single Rates are Available - Request Details from our Staff
Air Fare Additional
Cancellation Penalties vary by cruise line and sailing date. Be sure to review these cruise line policies with our staff.

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