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Selected Topics in Primary Care, Hospice ,
Palliative Care, and Infectious Diseases

7-Night Bermuda Cruise Conference
Round-trip Boston, Massachusetts, US
June 18 - 25, 2016

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)™
14 Contact Hours
2 Hours of Pharmacology for NPs

Course Fees:
$795 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy & Dentists
$550 for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses & Others

BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.
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
Primary Care Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Psychologists
Program Purpose / Objectives
Topics:
  1. Osteoporosis
  2. Dementia
  3. Choosing Wisely®
  4. Case Studies in Primary Care
  5. Some Common Outpatient Presentations in Primary Care
  6. Palliative Care
  7. Hospice
  8. Immunization of adults
  9. Viral hepatitis A through E
  10. Travel medicine for the generalist
  11. What every PCP needs to know about HIV
  12. Common viral infections
  13. Skin & soft tissue infections
  14. Interesting ID cases/review
Objectives:
  1. Osteoporosis: Upon completion of the lecture the attendee will be familiar with the diagnostic evaluation and treatment of at risk populations for Osteoporosis with the goal being the primary prevention of fractures.
  2. Dementia: Upon completion of the lecture the attendee will be able to recognize presentations of early Dementia, the use of a computer application for mental status evaluation, the staging of Dementias, as well as how different Dementia syndromes compare and are treated.
  3. Choosing Wisely® : Upon completion of the lecture the attendee will have become familiar with the Choosing Wisely® program and its benefits in eliminating unnecessary tests and procedures while saving health care dollars and reducing potential patient harm.
  4. Case Studies in Primary Care: Upon completion of the lecture the attendee will consider atypical presentations of illness and participate in an academic discussion based on some unique case presentations.
  5. Some Common Outpatient Presentations in Primary Care: Upon completion of the lecture the attendee will be able to better describe the evaluation and treatment of Plantar Fasciitis, Rotator Cuff, Low Back Pain, and Anemia from a primary care perspective.
  6. Palliative Care: Upon completion the attendee will understand the care of patients who are not appropriate for aggressive management but not on Hospice.
  7. Hospice: Upon completion of the lecture the attendee will be able to identify barriers to patients getting on Hospice, understand the Medicare guidelines, and the basics of Hospice.
Additional learning objectives under development
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
Jeffrey Kagan, MD, CMD, FACP
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine,
Farmington, CT
Full time Private Practice as the Managing Partner of Newington Internal Medicine - Primary Care
Senior Attending Physician at the Hospital of Central Connecticut
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine as well as Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine

Dr. Kagan earned two Bachelor's Degrees: Biology, and Health Sciences, a Masters Degree in Physiology, and his M.D. degree. Prior to medical school he was a Certified Physician Assistant. He completed his residency in Primary Care Internal Medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine as well a second board certification in Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine. He is also a Certified Medical Director (CMD) for Long Term Care by AMDA.

Dr. Kagan is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He currently teaches medical students and internal medicine residents. Dr. Kagan has is frequently called upon by his peers regarding the Business Aspects and Practice Management of Medicine, and is a member of the Editorial Board of Medical Economics. In addition to his busy private primary care practice, Dr. Kagan is currently the medical director of a skilled nursing facility, a hospice agency, and a home health agency. He is a Professional Director with HAVEN, an agency that advocates and monitors impaired health professionals. His special interests include: Diving Medicine, Business Aspects of Practice, Medical Legal Cases, Risk Management, and Impaired Health Professionals. His hobbies include: Bicycling, Boating, Scuba diving, Golf and Skiing.

Joseph G. Garner, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA
Professor of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington , CT
Chief of Medicine, Hospital Epidemiologist, Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain, CT

Dr. Garner was born and raised in Phoenix, AZ, attended college at the University of Arizona, and attended medical school at Stanford University. He received his training in internal medicine at the University of Rochester and was an infectious disease fellow at the Massachusetts General Hospital. His primary interests have been clinical infectious diseases, medical education and hospital epidemiology.

Dr. Garner was the Infectious Disease Division Director at The Hospital of Central Connecticut from 1984 until two years ago when he became Chief of Medicine. Throughout his career he has been active in medical education of students, primary care internal medicine residents and infectious disease fellows.
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 18 Boston, Massachusetts, US
- 4:00 pm
Sun Jun 19 *At Sea
- -
Mon Jun 20 Hamilton, Bermuda
1:00 pm -
Tue Jun 21 Hamilton, Bermuda
- -
Wed Jun 22 Hamilton, Bermuda
- -
Thu Jun 23 Hamilton, Bermuda
- 1:00 pm
Fri Jun 24 *At Sea
- -
Sat Jun 25 Boston, Massachusetts, US
7:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
Ports of Call
Boston, Massachusetts - The cradle of American history, Boston rests on its glorious cultural laurels-Trinity Church, Old Ironsides, the Freedom Trail; yet thrusts into the next millennium as a high-tech hub of the computer industry.
Hamilton, Bermuda - The City of Hamilton, a port city, is the capital and administrative, commercial, entertainment and shopping center of Bermuda. It is named after Henry Hamilton. He was British Lieutenant Governor and then full Governor here from 1788 to 1794 and got this municipality started.

It hosts the Bermuda Government, with its many buildings, army of civil servants, large number of elected and appointed politicians, cruise and cargo ships. It is one of the two local container ports and the hub of Bermuda's international business administration.

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.

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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
Pinnacle Suites (PS) – Bedroom with 1 king-size bed, oversize whirlpool bath & shower, living room, dining room, dressing room, private verandah, pantry, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, mini-bar, refrigerator, guest toilet, floor-to-ceiling windows.
Stateroom amenities include: Neptune Lounge: A very special amenity exclusively for guests cruising in a Deluxe Verandah Suite or Penthouse Verandah Suite, the industry-leading Neptune Lounge features a private place to relax, socialize with other suite guests and enjoy the personalized service of a concierge. The fleet-wide lounges provide worktables, large screen television, library, sofas and chairs, refreshments throughout the day and wi-fi for a small charge. One-Touch 24-hour Concierge Service is available when the Neptune Lounge is closed.
Approximately 1,273 sq. ft. including verandah.
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Neptune Suite (SB) – Floor-to-ceiling window/sliding glass door leading to your personal veranda, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath, shower and additional shower stall, large sitting area, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 1 person. Suites also include a variety of firm, medium and soft pillows, no-host mini-bar for easy entertaining, personalized cruise stationery, over-sized bath towels, one-touch telephone concierge service, fresh flowers, and a complimentary DVD library.
398 sq. ft. with veranda
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OceanView Stateroom with Veranda (A) - Floor-to-ceiling window/sliding glass door leading to your personal veranda, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath and shower, sitting area, no-host mini-bar, floor-to-ceiling windows. Includes all the stateroom amenities, plus signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed featuring plush Sealy Posturepedic® Euro-Top mattress and finely woven cotton linens, luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerhead, 5x magnifying lighted make-up mirror and salon-quality hair dryer, fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure, complimentary fresh fruit on request, flat-panel TV and DVD player, ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.
284-398 sq. ft. with veranda
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OceanView Stateroom with Veranda (B) - Floor-to-ceiling window/sliding glass door leading to your personal veranda, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath and shower, sitting area, no-host mini-bar, floor-to-ceiling windows. Includes all the stateroom amenities, plus signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed featuring plush Sealy Posturepedic® Euro-Top mattress and finely woven cotton linens, luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerhead, 5x magnifying lighted make-up mirror and salon-quality hair dryer, fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure, complimentary fresh fruit on request, flat-panel TV and DVD player, ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.
284-398 sq. ft. with veranda
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OceanView Stateroom with Veranda (BB) - Floor-to-ceiling window/sliding glass door leading to your personal veranda, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath and shower, sitting area, no-host mini-bar, floor-to-ceiling windows. Includes all the stateroom amenities, plus signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed featuring plush Sealy Posturepedic® Euro-Top mattress and finely woven cotton linens, luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerhead, 5x magnifying lighted make-up mirror and salon-quality hair dryer, fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure, complimentary fresh fruit on request, flat-panel TV and DVD player, ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.
284-398 sq. ft. with veranda
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Lanai (CA) - 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Sliding glass doors lead onto the walk-around Lower Promenade Deck.
Luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens, Deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels Premium massage showerheads, 5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers.
Approximately 181–256 sq. ft.
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OceanView Stateroom (D) Picture window, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub and shower, luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens, deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerheads, 5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers, fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure, complimentary fresh fruit on request, flat-panel TV and DVD player, ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.
185-197 sq. ft.
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OceanView Stateroom (E) - Picture window, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub and shower, luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens, deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerheads, 5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers, fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure, complimentary fresh fruit on request, flat-panel TV and DVD player, ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.
185-197 sq. ft.
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OceanView Stateroom (FF) - Picture window, 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub and shower, luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens, deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerheads, 5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers, fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure, complimentary fresh fruit on request, flat-panel TV and DVD player, ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.
185-197 sq. ft.
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Inside Stateroom (L) - 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub and shower, luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens, deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, premium massage showerheads, 5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers, fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure, complimentary fresh fruit on request, flat-panel TV and DVD player, ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.
143-207 sq. ft.
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Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change
3rd/4th in Stateroom - Call for Pricing
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $431.62 per person
Deposit $350 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 . 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