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Current Topics in Integrative and Holistic Medicine: New Approaches to Healing

7-Night Alaskan Cruise Conference
Round-trip from Seattle, Washington
September 5 - 12, 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.

Celebrity's Beautiful Celebrity Solstice
Celebrity Solstice

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

15 Contact Hours
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
Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
Love, Quantum Reality, and the Deep Quest for Safety How We Are Connected and How We Heal

Dr. Forbes shares his insights and the latest research demonstrating how we heal more powerfully by gathering together, holding deep safe space for one another, and letting our bodies tell their stories of joy and pain. He believes that although all healing approaches and practices have their important place, nothing truly heals like love and compassion. His holistic approach includes addressing the emotional tensions of the body, developing our intuitive skills, and accessing our internal spiritual guidance to support transformation of core areas of suffering and allow development of deep compassion. In this program, Dr. Forbes will guide us through the scientific support for our inter-connectedness and our biological imperative toward deep safety. We will examine the role of early bonding and early maternal attachment and its critical applications for healing and address how spirituality and our personal healing journey build healer potency and our capacity to serve others. Further, the Quantum Revolution and its impact on healing will be addressed as well as the exciting research demonstrating our vast potential for positively changing our actual genetic expression! Come join us for this life-changing experience and discussion.

Topics Include
  • The Quantum Revolution-Evidence of Our Deep Interconnection
  • Epigenetics – How Our Thoughts, Feelings and Behaviors Change Our Genes
  • Healer Presence - Critical Foundation for Healing and Serving
  • The Quest for Safety – How Loving Compassionate Safety is at the Core of Healing
  • New Model of the Autonomic Nervous System - Polyvagal Autonomic Physiology
  • Bonding and Developmental Attachment – How Suffering Gets “Stuck”
  • The Integration of Psychology and Spirituality –Crossroads and the Paradigm of Loving Surrender
The Heart and Science of Renewal for Nurses and Nurse Leaders: Transforming Stress in the Real World

The avalanche of change in healthcare is here and now more than ever, healthcare organizations and individuals face accelerated pressures with rising expectations for quality, cost containment and others. Nurses are being asked to do more, differently, as the healthcare environment becomes more complex. Now is the time for Nurses and Nurse Leaders to evaluate their stress management and organizational structures to insure they can be up to speed in supporting the requirements in this new world. Explore how providing an environment which supports the growth and innovation of nursing and healthcare encourages the transformation of healthcare and individuals versus contributing to more stress. Learn organizational and personal strategies based on exciting Neuroscience research. Become more effective and more potent in your organization for a brighter future for your team and organization.

Topics Include:
  • Healthcare Drivers of Change: Opportunity or Threat
  • How Stress Impacts More than Patient Quality
  • Individual Coping Styles and Locus of Control
  • Exciting Brain Based Research on Stress Resilience and Mindfulness
  • 911 Practical Stress Strategies for the Real World
  • Leading a Culture that Transforms Stress
  • Celebrating a New Way of Being and Nursing

Restorative Yoga is a supported yoga practice that promotes deep relaxation by stimulating the parasympathetic nervous system. It is different than other types of yoga or exercise by focusing on letting go and no effort movement with a focus on breathing and holding simple poses. Restorative Yoga has been proven to help individuals with stress, insomnia and other health conditions.

Qi Gong is a holistic system of movement and meditation, an ancient practice that includes healing postures and helps to calm the mind and inspires the spirit. It supports the efficient utilization of energy, balancing the energy exchange and similar to breathing by helping renew the body and eliminate stagnant energy.

OBJECTIVES
  1. Describe the crucial role of internal safety in healing
  2. Identify the 3 levels of physiologic safety, their Brain/CNS components, and the new scientific data on the emotional Brain
  3. Define and Describe the concept of Epigenetics and Identify at least 3 examples from scientific studies
  4. Describe the 3 differences between the Newtonian and Quantum models of reality
  5. Identify at least 3 scientific studies that demonstrate non-local connection
  6. Identify at least 3 different types of healing strategies that utilize non-local connection
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

J. David Forbes MD is the immediate Past President of the American Holistic Medical Association, a Founding Diplomate of the American Board of Integrative/Holistic Medicine (ABIHM), the founder and director of Nashville Integrated Medicine, and the Co-Director of the Integrative Health and Healing Track at The Graduate Institute in Connecticut. He is an internist by training, has over a decade of experience in Emergency Medicine, and for the past ten years has maintained a thriving Integrative/Holistic medical practice in Nashville.

Dr. Forbes passion is for the ways in which our deeper emotional experience and spiritual connectedness affect our physical health and how experiential, body-based approaches can transform the healing process. He regularly leads experiential retreats that emphasize creating an environment of deep safety for healing, and he frequently lectures and teaches on how the latest findings in science and psychology support the notion that loving connectedness is at the foundation of our spiritual connectedness as human beings. He is trained in Primary Emotional Energy Recovery Counseling by the founders Dan Jones and John Lee, and has cultivated a meditation-based spiritual practice with his teacher, Wong Loh Sin See for over 25 years. For the last 13 years he has been a practitioner of Qi Gong and will be sharing how this powerful ancient movement tool promotes bodily healing, centeredness, energy, and calm.

Beth A. Levin, M.A.,BCC, OTR/L is a Board Certified Coach, and Consultant who has assisted thousands of adults in obtaining personal and professional goals with a values based approach, with the Brain in Mind. Currently she works as a Workforce Development Consultant providing Career Coaching services for Kaiser Permanente clinical and administrative employees in reaching career and educational goals. She has developed and delivered webinars, Got Job Stress and Career Wellness. Beth also has her own business assisting organizations and individuals with a focus on career and wellbeing. She provides popular retreats for renewal and restoration.

Beth is passionate about the brain related to happiness, stress and performance, building on her base of clinical knowledge as an Occupational Therapist. She is a sought after trainer and coach for her expertise on Career Development and Stress Management. She has provided custom programs for organizations nationwide including Kaiser, Planned Parenthood, Sony and Rolls Royce among others. As a professional leader, she has been an active board member for the San Diego American Society for Training and Development and the International Career Development Conference. Beth is a past President of Soroptimist International Oceanside Carlsbad. Her education includes an M.A. in Counseling Psychology and a B.S. in Occupational Therapy. In addition, she is certified in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP). Recently she achieved her Certification in Restorative Yoga.

Accreditation

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 Sep 5
Seattle, Washington
-
5:00pm
Sat Sep 6
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 8:00am - 12noon; 1:00pm - 4:00pm
-
-
Sun Sep 7
Ketchikan, Alaska
7:00am
4:00pm
Mon Sep 8

Tracey Arm, Alaska

Juneau, Alaska

6:00am

1:30pm

10:00am

10:00pm

Tue Sep 9

Skagway, Alaska

Cruising Inside Passage

7:00am

6:30pm

6:00pm

10:30pm

Wed Sep 10
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 8:00am - 12noon; 1:00pm - 4:00pm
-
-
Thu Sep 11
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
6:00pm
11:59pm
Fri Sep 12
Seattle, Washington
7:00am
-

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.
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
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.

Celebrity Solstice

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

STATEROOMS
DETAILS
Royal Suite - Call 800-422-0711 for Pricing
Veranda with lounge seating. Floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows. Separate living room with dining and sitting area. Two entertainment centers with plasma-screen televisions and VCR or DVD player. Music center. Walk-in closet with vanity table. Bath, including tub with whirlpool jets. Glass enclosed sitting area (connecting door to adjacent suite). Butler at your service. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Priority check-in. Priority tender service. Welcome bottle of sparkling wine and fresh fruit. Assistance with packing and unpacking. Full in-suite breakfast, lunch & dinner service. In-suite afternoon tea service. Complimentary espresso & cappuccino (in suite). Evening hors d'oeuvres, daily. Main & specialty restaurant seating preferences. 100% Egyptian cotton oversized bath towels. Plush Frette® bathrobes. Complimentary shoeshine service, use of golf umbrella, & binoculars. Bathroom accessories & hair dryer. Complimentary beach towel service. Plentiful storage space in your bathroom & wardrobe.

Stateroom : 538 sq. ft. Veranda: 195 sq. ft.
Celebrity Suite
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Veranda with lounge seating. Floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows. Separate living room with dining and sitting area. Two entertainment centers with plasma-screen televisions and VCR or DVD player. Music center. Walk-in closet with vanity table. Bath, including tub with whirlpool jets. Glass enclosed sitting area (connecting door to adjacent suite). Butler at your service. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Priority check-in. Priority tender service. Welcome bottle of sparkling wine and fresh fruit. Assistance with packing and unpacking. Full in-suite breakfast, lunch & dinner service. In-suite afternoon tea service. Complimentary espresso & cappuccino (in suite). Evening hors d'oeuvres, daily. Main & specialty restaurant seating preferences. 100% Egyptian cotton oversized bath towels. Plush Frette® bathrobes. Complimentary shoeshine service, use of golf umbrella, & binoculars. Bathroom accessories & hair dryer. Complimentary beach towel service. Plentiful storage space in your bathroom & wardrobe.

Stateroom : 467 sq. ft. Veranda: 79 sq. ft.
Sky Suite – Call 800-422-0711 for Pricing
Veranda with lounge seating. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors. Two lower beds convertible to queen-size. Sitting area, some with sofa bed and lounge chair. Entertainment center with television VCR and DVD player. Bath with shower/tub combination and washbasin. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Priority check-in. Priority tender service. Welcome bottle of sparkling wine and fresh fruit. Assistance with packing and unpacking. Full in-suite breakfast, lunch & dinner service. In-suite afternoon tea service. Complimentary espresso & cappuccino (in suite). Evening hors d'oeuvres, daily. Main & specialty restaurant seating preferences. 100% Egyptian cotton oversized bath towels. Plush Frette® bathrobes. Complimentary shoeshine service, use of golf umbrella, & binoculars. Bathroom accessories & hair dryer. Complimentary beach towel service. Plentiful storage space in your bathroom & wardrobe.

Stateroom : 251 sq. ft. Veranda: 57 sq. ft.
Concierge Class Stateroom (C3) –Call 800-422-0711 for Pricing
Veranda with lounge seating. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors. Sitting area with sofa. Two lower beds convertible to queen. 20" LCD TV. Vanity. Some staterooms may have a trundle bed . Early embarkation and debarkation. Priority check-in. Sparkling wine, fresh fruit and flowers upon arrival. Main and specialty restaurant seating preferences. Expanded room service breakfast menu. Evening hors d'oeuvres, daily. Pillow menu, Plush Frette® bathrobes Hansgrohe® massaging showerhead. Extra handheld hair dryer. 100% cotton oversized bath towels. Complimentary shoeshine service, use of golf umbrella, & high-quality binoculars. Complimentary beach towel service.

Stateroom: 194 sq. ft. Veranda: 42 sq. ft.
Deluxe OceanView Stateroom with Veranda (2A)
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Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors. Veranda with lounge seating. Two beds convertible to queen-size. Sitting area with sofa. 32" LCD TV. Vanity. Some staterooms may have a trundle bed. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Four pillows in every stateroom. Complimentary use of bathrobes. 100% cotton towels. Bathroom accessories & hair dryer. Complimentary beach towel service. Plentiful storage space in your bathroom & wardrobe.
*Some staterooms in category 2B are wheelchair-accessible.

Stateroom: 194 sq. ft. Veranda: 54 sq. ft.
Deluxe OceanView Stateroom with Veranda (2B)
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Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors. Veranda with lounge seating. Two beds convertible to queen-size. Sitting area with sofa. 32" LCD TV. Vanity. Some staterooms may have a trundle bed. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Four pillows in every stateroom. Complimentary use of bathrobes. 100% cotton towels. Bathroom accessories & hair dryer. Complimentary beach towel service. Plentiful storage space in your bathroom & wardrobe.
*Some staterooms in category 2B are wheelchair-accessible.

Stateroom: 194 sq. ft. Veranda: 54 sq. ft.
OceanView Stateroom – Call 800-422-0711 for Pricing
Large ocean view window. Two twin beds that can be converted to a queen-sized bed. Considerable closet space. Private bathroom with shower stall. Sitting area with desk, drawer space, vanity, and sofa. 32 inch interactive LCD television. Direct-dial telephone. Hair dryer. Mini bar. Individual safe. 100% cotton towels and linens. 24 hour room service.

Stateroom : 177 sq. ft.
Inside Stateroom (10) –Call 800-422-0711 for Pricing
Two twin beds that can be converted to a queen-sized bed. Considerable closet space. Private bathroom with shower stall. Sitting area with desk, drawer space, vanity, and sofa. 32 inch interactive LCD television. Direct-dial telephone. Hair dryer. Mini bar. Individual safe. 100% cotton towels and linens. 24 hour room service.
* Some staterooms in categories 9 & 10 are wheelchair-accessible.

Stateroom : 183 - 200 sq. ft.

Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change
3rd/4th in Stateroom - Please Call for Pricing

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: