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Women's Health - Live CME Conference

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Feb
17
Feb 17 - Feb 25 - Bayonne
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Women's Health

8-Night Bahamas Cruise Conference
from Cape Liberty, New Jersey
February 17 - 25, 2018

Royal Caribbean's Breathtaking Anthem of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas

16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
16 Contact Hours
4 Hours of Pharmacology for NPs

Course Fees:
$995 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy & Dentists
$750 for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners
$595 Nurses & 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
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners. Attorneys, Psychologists
Program Purpose / Objectives
  1. Evidence Based Medicine
  2. Amenorrhea
  3. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  4. Contraceptive Options
  5. Pregnancy of Unknown Location
  6. HPV - Epidemiology, Screening, and Prevention
  7. Menopause, Hormone Therapy, and the WHI- What Have we Learned?
  8. Controversies in contraception‐ Everything old is new
  9. Anemia in pregnancy
  10. Hirsutism and PCOS
  11. Chronic venous insufficiency
  12. Cord blood: Collection and applications
  13. Autoimmune disease
  14. Vaginitis revisited
  15. Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Learning Objectives:
As a result of these activities, participants should be able to:
  1. Describe the basic principles underlying evidence based medicine and critical analysis
  2. Evaluate point estimates of risk and associations
  3. Evaluate whether an association represents a causal link
  4. Understand the pathophysiology and etiology of primary and secondary amenorrhea
  5. Develop a simple, cost-effective method for diagnosing the various types of amenorrhea, using procedures available to all physicians
  6. Understand the different disorders that cause amenorrhea
  7. Discuss the incidence and impact of abnormal uterine bleeding
  8. Appreciate the new PALM-COEIN classification for abnormal uterine bleeding
  9. Describe therapeutic options, medical and surgical
  10. Understand relative success rates of options
  11. Describe the benefits, risks, and side effects of long-acting reversible contraceptive methods.
  12. Identify potential candidates for long-acting reversible contraception.
  13. Discuss myths and other potential barriers to the use of long-acting reversible contraception.
  14. Identify various options for Emergency Contraception and their appropriate use
  15. Explain the steps in the evaluation of a pregnancy of unknown location
  16. Describe ultrasound findings of intrauterine and ectopic pregnancies
  17. Counsel about management options for pregnancies of unknown location
  18. Appreciate the epidemiology of HPV disease in women
  19. Describe current guidelines for cervical cancer screening
  20. Understand management algorithms for abnormal screening results
  21. Apply current recommendations for HPV prevention with vaccine
  22. Appreciate the physiology of menopause
  23. Explain the findings and faults of the Women’s Health Initiative
  24. Apply current knowledge about menopause to treatment of patients
  25. Develop an efficient method to evaluate and treat anemia in pregnancy
  26. Develop a cost-effective treatment plan for assessing PCOS and related conditions
  27. Utilize appropriate diagnostic approaches to evaluate and treat patients across the CVI spectrum
  28. Understanding fact vs. fiction in the clinical use of cord blood
  29. Understand basic immunology and pathophysiology, recognize signs and symptoms and appreciate complications of autoimmune disease
  30. Identify causes of vulvar symptoms of burning, irritation or pain
  31. Explain reasons for habitual abortion, how to evaluate patients and utilize new treatment strategies.
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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Women's Health - Live CME Conference

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Feb
17
Feb 17 - Feb 25 - Bayonne
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
Jerry G. Ninia, MD, RVT
Director of the Department of OB/GYN ‐ St. Charles Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology‐ SUNY‐ Stony Brook University School of Medicine

Dr. Ninia is the Director of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson , NY and a Clinical Associate Professor of OB/GYN at Stony Brook University School of Medicine.
He received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine and continued his post graduate training at Nassau County Medical Center. For over 20 years, he has maintained two separate private practices in both OB/GYN and Phlebology. He has lectured internationally on the topic of women's health and venous disease and has authored 3 text book chapters and over 25 articles in peer reviewed journals.

A Fellow of the American College of OB/GYN's, Surgeons and Phlebologists, he is board certified in OB/GYN as well as Phlebology and was instrumental in the creation of the nationally administered Phlebology board certification exam. He is certified by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography as a Registered Vascular Technologist. He has served as a member of the American College of Phlebology Board of Directors and the Phlebology Foundation Board. He has served on the Catholic Health Services of Long Island Board of Trustees and helped create initiatives to improve patient safety in Labor and Delivery. His efforts resulted in St. Charles hospital earning the Healthcare Association of New York State Pinnacle Award for quality and patient safety along with his earning the prestigious Theodore Roosevelt award given to those individuals who provide outstanding voluntary contributions and leadership at Long Island hospitals.

Janet Osborne, MD
Section Chief, Gynecologic Oncology
Carilion Clinic - Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Associate Professor‐ Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke, VA






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 16 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 Feb 17 Cape Liberty, New Jersey
- 3:00 pm
Sun Feb 18 *At Sea
- -
Mon Feb 19 *At Sea
- -
Tue Feb 20 Orlando (Port Canaveral), FL
6:30 am 7:00 pm
Wed Feb 21 Nassau, Bahamas
10:30 am 11:59 pm
Thu Feb 22 Cococay, Bahamas
7:00 am 6:00 pm
Fri Feb 23 *At Sea
- -
Sat Feb 24 *At Sea
- -
Sun Feb 25 Cape Liberty, New Jersey
6:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
Ports of Call
Cape Liberty (Bayonne), NJ - Cape Liberty Cruise Port is located on the New York Harbor in Bayonne, New Jersey, and is just seven miles from New York City and three miles from Newark Liberty International Airport. Its waterfront location and convenience to the Big Apple allows visitors easy access to everything New York City has to offer along with providing visitors access to the historic roots of Northern New Jersey. Convenient guest parking is located adjacent to the cruise terminal.
Coco Cay, Bahamas - Located in the middle of the Caribbean's bright blue water lies the secluded island of CocoCay. With its white-sand beaches and spectacular surroundings, CocoCay is a wonderland of adventure. Reserved exclusively for Royal Caribbean guests, this tropical paradise has recently been updated with new aquatic facilities, nature trails and a ton of great places to just sit back, relax and enjoy a tropical drink.
Nassau, Bahamas - The captivating capital of the 700 Bahamian islands. Attractions include forts to explore, coral reefs to snorkel and a fascinating straw market to shop
Port Canaveral, Florida - Port Canaveral lies just 35 miles east of Orlando, along the 72 miles of pristine beaches known as Florida's Space Coast. Besides its close proximity to Orlando's theme parks, you'll find space-age attractions of Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, and the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame.

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.

Anthem 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
Superior Grand Suite (SG) - Bedroom area with two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, and separate dressing area with entrance to bathroom. Full bathroom with tub, two sinks and second entrance that opens to living room. Living room with sofa that converts to double bed, entertainment center, and writing desk. Wrap around private balcony with seating area and private dining. Sleeps up to 4. (351 sq. ft., balcony 259 sq. ft.)
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Superior Ocean View with Balcony (D2) - Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area with sofa, full bathroom and private balcony. (198 sq. ft., balcony 55 sq. ft.)
$824
Superior Ocean View with Balcony (D8) - Two twin beds that convert to Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area with sofa, full bathroom and private balcony. (198 sq. ft., balcony 55 sq. ft.)
$804
Ocean View (I) - Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, full bathroom, plus sitting area with sofa, window seat and lounge chair. 182 sq. ft.)
$809
Interior with Virtual Balcony (V3) - Interior Stateroom with a Virtual Balcony, a high-definition screen that spans nearly floor to ceiling, providing real-time views of the ocean and destinations. Bedroom area with two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area with sofa, and full bathroom. (166 sq. ft.)
$700
Interior with Virtual Balcony (V4) - Interior Stateroom with a Virtual Balcony, a high-definition screen that spans nearly floor to ceiling, providing real-time views of the ocean and destinations. Bedroom area with two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area with sofa, and full bathroom. (166 sq. ft.)
$684
Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to change
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees $399.19
Deposit $250 per person
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.
Cancellation Policies vary by cruise line, destination and sailing date.
Please check with one of our cruise consultant for policies applicable to this cruise.
* 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

before you cruise

HYATT REGENCY JERSEY CITY ON THE HUDSON



2 Exchange Place
Jersey City, New Jersey, USA, 07302

Stay near the Action at Jersey City Hotel on the Hudson
With our distinctive waterfront location combined with easy access to New York City attractions, dining and entertainment the Hyatt Regency Jersey City will truly elevate your travel experience. Our Jersey City hotel near New York City is ideally located near the New York Waterway ferry and PATH train for easy access to New York City.

  • Dramatic NYC skyline views
  • Gaze out on the scenic Hudson River and Statue of Liberty.
  • Enjoy an afternoon of New York sightseeing, shopping, theatre, dining, and museums in the Manhattan.
Hotel Features
  • 351 Spacious guest rooms, all featuring waterfront views
  • Hyatt Grand Beds™
  • Deluxe bath with pampering Kenet MD™ amenities
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access in all public areas
  • Hyatt Fast Board™
  • PDA and Express Check-In
  • Vu Restaurant with panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline
  • Vu Lounge
  • 24-Hour fitness center with Manhattan views
  • Indoor pool with skyline views
  • Promenade for running / walking
  • Easy access to New York City shopping/entertainment
  • Easy Access to Lower Manhattan / Javits Convention Center
  • Grand Ballroom/ outdoor terrace/ state-of-the-art A/V on-site
It's 25 minutes from the airport (and 20 minutes from Cape Liberty).

Low preferred rates available through Continuing Education Inc./University at Sea ®

Ask your CEI agent for details and availability.