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Paragon Education's 4th Annual
Critical Care & Emergency Nursing Update Mediterranean Cruise

7-Night Mediterranean Cruise Conference from Venice, Italy
September 28 - October 5, 2013

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.

Norwegian Cruise Lines's Marvelous Norwegian Jade
Norwegian Jade

14 Contact Hours
Nurses $350
For Paragon Education’s returning cruisers, Paragon Education will be sending a $50 rebate check after the cruise.
Course Fee Cancellation Policy:
30 days from sailing-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
Program Purpose / Objectives
Topics to be presented
  • ICU Psychosis TX: Don't Make Yourself Crazy!
  • SH*T Happens: Fecal transplantation
  • The Big Storm 2012: ICU Coping with Disaster
  • The Perfect Death
  • Nurse Initiated QI & Care Protocols
  • Hospital & Intra-departmental Diversion
  • Recognizing Futile Treatment in ED Practice
  • Wounded Warriors: PTSD in Returning Vets
  • The Eyes Have It: Optho Emergencies
  • Below the Belt: Visual DX of The GU Patient
  • Sick Kids: Visual DX of the Peds Patient
  • Glands Gone Wild: Endocrine Emergencies
  • Patient Handoff: Professional & Legal Implications of Care
  • All Stressed Out: Avoiding Nursing Burnout
  • Transfusion Update
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
CHERYL RANDOLPH, RN, MSN, CCRN, CEN, CPEN, FNP

Cheryl Randolph has been practicing critical care nursing for the past 2 5 years in ED, PICU, ICU & PACU. She has acted as a nursing educator at both the associate and baccalaureate degree levels, and has lectured at numerous national conferences. She is currently working as an Emergency RN in San Francisco, as an independent legal nurse consultant and as the owner of Paragon Education.

EVANGELINA SANTA TERESA RN, BSN, CCRN

Rose is a clinical nurse and nurse educator at a major cancer center in NYC with 23 years of critical care experience with medical and surgical patients. Her vast clinical experience gives her presentations an impressive depth of knowledge and skill, offering current & practical knowledge that you will be able to incorporate into your everyday practice.

Accreditation
“Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider #CEP 14156), FL BRN (Provider ID# 5011367) & WV BRN (Provider # WV2008 0533RN) for 14 contact hours.” CA certification also allows reciprocal approval for CE credit in all US states EXCEPT AK, DE, RI & WY. In addition, credit will also be granted in those states without a state nursing CE requirement.
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 Sep 28
Venice, Italy
-
5:00pm
Sun Sep 29
At Sea
-
-
Mon Sep 30
Corfu, Greece
8:00am
3:30pm
Tue Oct 1
Santorini, Greece
1:30pm
10:00pm
Wed Oct 2
Mykonos, Greece
8:00am
6:00pm
Thu Oct 3
Olympia (Katakolon), Greece
9:00am
6:00pm
Fri Oct 4
At Sea
-
-
Sat Oct 5
Venice, Italy
8:00am
-

Ports of Call
Corfu, Greece - Corfu greets you with sunny beaches, miles of cypress groves and the opulent villas of 19th century European royalty.
Katakolon, Greece - Explore the site of the very first Olympic Games! Ancient Olympia is a short drive from Katakolon to see where the sacred flame is still lit every Olympic year. Wonder at the ruins of the awesome Temple of Zeus.
Mykonos, Greece - For pure Mediterranean pizzazz, Mykonos can't be beat. Designer boutiques and beautifully bronzed Greek gods and goddesses lie on Mykonos' beaches. And Mykonos' famous five white churches look down on it all in oblivious serenity.
Santorini, Greece - The view from the top of Santorini is breathtaking. The harbor below is said to be the site of the lost city of Atlantis! Visit the ruins of Akrotiri and discover a recently unearthed Minoan town which was extinguished by a volcanic cataclysm in 1500 B.C.
Venice, Italy - Venice is possibly the most romantic place you'll ever visit. It seems almost redundant to describe the charms of Venice. The cafes of St. Mark's Square, Palazzo-lined canals plied by gondolas, the elegant Doge's Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the Church of San Giorgio Maggiore: Venice is one impossibly beautiful sight after next. A great collection of Renaissance era art is housed at Gallerie dell'Accademia. Or, if you prefer modern art, Venice is home to the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. And, if you want to enjoy a truly special meal while here, visit one of the excellent restaurants of the Associazione dei Ristoranti della Buona Accoglienza.

Still not sure how you'll entertain yourself? Here's the New York Times' take on how to get the most out of your time in Venice (published June 12, 2014) 36 Hours in Venice Port tips from our blog

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.

Norwegian Jade

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
3-Bedroom Garden Villa - These Villas can accommodate up to seven guests. With three bedrooms, each with a king- or queen-size bed and luxury bath and shower, you have plenty of space to revel in. Also includes a living room, dining room as well as a private garden with hot tub, outdoor dining area and terrace to enjoy the beautiful view from. Includes butler and concierge service.
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800-422-0711
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Deluxe Owner's Suite - The Deluxe Owner's Suite sleeps up to six guests and offers a world of comfort with a living room, dining room, bedroom with king-size bed and some offer a separate children's bedroom. Guests will have an unforgettable experience in this suite with a convertible sofa, luxury bath with whirlpool tub and a wall of windows to enjoy the great view. Includes butler and concierge service. Approx. Size: 667 - 732 sq. ft.
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Owner's Suite -The Owner's Suites with Double Balconies are great for up to four guests. They include a living room, dining room and separate bedroom with king-size bed. Along with a mini-bar, luxury bath with whirlpool tub and an amazing double balcony. Includes butler and concierge service. Approx. Size: 721 sq. ft.
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2-Bedroom Family Suite with Balcony - With enough room for up to six people, these Penthouses are perfect if you want to bring the whole family. Includes a living area, dining area, separate bedroom with queen-size bed as well as a separate children's bedroom and a large private balcony so you can all enjoy the amazing view. Includes butler and concierge service. Approx. Size: 574 sq. ft.
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Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony (BA) - With room for up to three guests, these staterooms have two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and a pull out sofa to accommodate one more. Along with a sitting area, floor-to-ceiling glass doors and a private balcony with an amazing view. Approx. Size: 203 sq. ft.
$1,304
Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony (BC) - With room for up to three guests, these staterooms have two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and a pull out sofa to accommodate one more. Along with a sitting area, floor-to-ceiling glass doors and a private balcony with an amazing view. Approx. Size: 203 sq. ft.
$1,284
Oceanview Picture Window (OC) - These Oceanview Staterooms have room for up to four guests, with two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and additional bedding to accommodate up to two more guests. You'll also have a big picture window to enjoy the amazing view. Approx. Size: 159 sq. ft.
$914
Oceanview Porthole Window (OF) - These Oceanview Staterooms have room for up to four guests, with two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and additional bedding to accommodate up to two more guests. You'll also have a porthole to enjoy an amazing view. Approx. Size: 159 sq. ft.
$864
Mid-Ship Inside - Great for up to four guests, these staterooms come with two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed additional bedding to accommodate up to two more guests. Because these are mid-ship staterooms, you'll have easy access to everything fun and exciting on board. Approx. Size: 142 sq. ft.
$1,119
Inside (IE)- These Inside Staterooms are the most affordable way for you to cruise. With room for up to four, you'll have two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and additional bedding to accommodate up to two more guests. And of course you'll have access to room service and all kinds of other great amenities on board. Approx. Size: 142 sq. ft.
$634
Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $282.43
Deposit $500 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.
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: