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Women's Health, Domestic Violence, and Sexual Assault

7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise Conference
Round-trip Fort Lauderdale, FL
January 14 - 21, 2017

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.

Royal Caribbean's  Harmony of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
3 Hours of Pharmacology for NPs

Course Fee
$795 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy & Dentists
$650 for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners
$495 Nurses, Residents, Students & Others
BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.

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.
Program Purpose / Objectives
Topics:
  1. The Evolution of Cervical Cancer Screening.
  2. Non-Hormonal Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms.
  3. The Adnexal Mass: Benign or Malignant?
  4. Evaluation of the Incontinent Female Patient.
  5. Non-Surgical Treatment of the Patient with Genital Prolapse.
  6. Vulvar Pruritis and Vulvar Pain Disorders.
  7. Addressing Female Sexual Concerns.
  8. Forms and Pervasiveness of Sexual Violence during the Life Cycle of Women
  9. Effects of Sexual Violence of Physical and Mental Health of Women
  10. The Neurobiology of Responses to Sexual Violence
  11. Special Topics in Violence against Women : Responding to Sexual Assault of College Students
  12. Special Topics in Violence against Women : Responding to Domestic Violence
  13. PTSD and Responses to Survivors of Sexual Assault
  14. Treating of Survivors of Sexual Assault/Violence
Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
  1. The Health Care Provider will understand the development of modern day Cervical Cancer Screening, the role of HPV in male and female lower genital tract, Oropharyngeal, Anal Carcinogenesis, and the importance of promoting HPV vaccination.
  2. The clinician will be better prepared to address the concerns of Perimenopausal Women including their complains of Mood Disturbance, Vasomotor Symptoms, Insomnia, Diminish Sexual Desire, Vaginal Atrophy. He/She will be able to offer patients a variety of Behavioral, Hormonal, Nonhormonal Therapeutic Modalities during this Perimenopausal window.
  3. The provider will understand the new model of Ovarian Carcinogenesis and the obstacles encountered in trying to develop Ovarian Cancer Screening. The provider will be able to assess the malignant potential of a palpable mass in a woman using present day imaging and Ovarian Tumor Markers and direct appropriate conservative, medical or surgical intervention.
  4. Attendees will be better able to differentiate among the types of Female Urinary Incontinence and provide appropriate counseling on causes and treatment options available including Behavioral Modification, Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation, Drug Therapy and Urogynecological / Neurological referral.
  5. Upon the conclusion of this discussion the provider will be familiar with the symptoms associated with Female Pelvic Floor Disorders, the proper evaluation and terminology of Female Genital Prolapse and be able to direct Non-Surgical treatment including use of Vagina Support Devises (pessaries) or make appropriate Urogynecological referral.
  6. Participant will better understand the variety of Infectious, Inflammatory, Neoplastic, Neurologic Disorders that cause Vulvar burning and Pruritis and make timely decisions on proper treatment and need for biopsy.
  7. After participation in this session the Health Care Provider will be more confident in his or her ability to have open discussion with patients over problems of sexual nature, define the type of sexual dysfunction and offer behavioral, pharmacologic or referral to Sex Therapist.
  8. Differentiate and describe the ways in which sexual violence appears in the life cycle of women
  9. Analyze and discuss the impact and effects of sexual violence in the life cycle of women
  10. Analyze and discuss the underlying neurobiology and responses to sexual violence in women health
  11. Analyze and discuss the ways in which college sexual assault exerts specific impact on the lives of survivors
  12. Analyze and discuss the etiology and impact of domestic violence on the lives of survivors
  13. Analyze and discuss trauma-informed responses to survivors of sexual assault/violence
  14. Analyze and discuss standards of treatments for survivors of sexual assault/violence
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
Frank B. Marsalisi, MD, FACOG
Director of Gynecology and Pelvic Floor Disorders, OB/GYN Residency Program, Bayfront Health, St. Petersburg, Florida.

Dr. Frank Marsalisi is the Director of Gynecology and Pelvic Floor Disorders at the Bayfront Health Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program in St. Petersburg, Florida. Originally from New York, he preceded his medical degree from Michigan State with two years of hypersensitivity diseases research. After completing his Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at the University of South Florida, he went on to fulfill his four-year commitment with the National health Service Corp as Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Ruskin Migrant Community Health Center in Ruskin, Florida. While at Ruskin, he was made a Clinical Assistant Professor of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of South Florida.

Throughout his residency training and postgraduate career, Dr. Marsalisi has been the recipient of many prestigious university and national teaching awards, including the University of South Florida's Distinguished Professor Award and the John Turlich Medical Student Teaching Award, the Council on Resident Education in Ob/Gyn National Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, and Bayfront Health's Teaching Faculty of the Year award for several consecutive years. He has been a speaker on women's health issues for University at Sea since 2012, and he has been honored as being one of the "Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists in America" by the Consumer Research Council of America. He is a medical community leader on the Board of the Pinellas County Medical Association and is a Pinellas county delegate to the Florida Medical Association.

Laraine T. Zappert, PhD
Clinical Professor
Center for Neuroscience in Women's Health
Stanford University School of Medicine
Palo Alto, CA

Director
Sexual Harassment Policy Office
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA
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 Jan 14 Fort Lauderdale, FL
- 4:30 pm
Sun Jan 15 Cruising
Lectures: 8:00am - 12 Noon
- -
Mon Jan 16 Labadee, Haiti
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Tue Jan 17 Falmouth, Jamaica
10:30 am 7:00 pm
Wed Jan 18 Cruising
Lectures: 9:00am-12Noon; 1:00pm-4:00pm
- -
Thu Jan 19 Cozumel, Mexico
8:00 am 7:00 pm
Fri Jan 20 Cruising
Lectures: 8:00am - 12 Noon
- -
Sat Jan 21 Fort Lauderdale, FL
6:15 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
Ports of Call
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (Embark and Debark) - There is an abundance of things to see and do in the Ft. Lauderdale area: visit the newly redesigned Ft. Lauderdale Beach and cafes, stroll the historic Riverwalk, shop the luxurious stores on Las Olas Boulevard or adventure to the Everglades for an intriguing air boat excursion.
Cozumel, Mexico - The Conquistadors first saw Mexico from the shores of Cozumel while searching for gold. Today, visitors to the island continue to seek out gold and silver jewelry in the shops of San Miguel while having a great time in its many local bars and restaurants. Plus, the waters around Cozumel's sheltered coral reefs make this one of the best snorkeling areas in the world.
Falmouth, Jamaica - Step off the ship and step back in time. You might not think so at first glance but little Falmouth was an economic and shipping powerhouse and center for dramatic social change during the English Colonial Period. Founded and named Martha Brae Point in 1769 by local English planter, Thomas Reid, Falmouth became the transshipment hub for the sugar plantations covering the hills of the North Coast of Jamaica. Edward Barrett, a wealthy English planter, strongly influenced the early development of Falmouth. From the wharfs of Falmouth, sugar, molasses, rum and coffee were sent to England while ships carrying African slaves and all the necessities of 18th century colonial life dropped anchor in the bustling port town. You'll return with sun kissed skin, timeless memories as well as interesting historical tidbits to share with friends, like this one: Falmouth received piped water before New York City.
Labadee, Haiti - This tropical paradise, reserved exclusively for Royal Caribbean guests, features pristine beaches, walking trails and breathtaking vistas. Labadee is the perfect setting for parasailing, wave runners and the kayak tour, all available on your own private island.

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.

Harmony 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

Sky Class AquaTheater Suite - Enjoy the best seat in the house during AquaTheater performances in a comfy suite with sweeping ocean views.
2 twin beds (can convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long), Convertible sofa bed.
Stateroom: 323 sq. ft., Balcony: 452 sq. ft.

Note: Above sizes are for staterooms on deck 11, deck 12 staterooms are 323 sq. ft. balcony 355 sq. ft.
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Sky Class Owner's Suite (OS) - These luxurious suites offer a comfortable bedroom,separate living area and a private balcony. The image above is an approximation of this stateroom. Actual features may vary.
2 twin beds (can convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long)
Queen sized sofa bed (size varies with ship). Can accommodate a rollaway bed and/or Play Yard.
Stateroom: 556 sq. ft., Balcony: 243 sq. ft.
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Star Class Owner's Loft Suite - - These spacious staterooms accommodate six in its twin beds, sofa or Pullman beds and sitting area. The image above is an approximation of this stateroom. Actual features may vary. Separate bedroom with 2 twin beds (can convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long) Convertible sofa bed
Stateroom: 1,076 sq. ft. Balcony: 161 sq. ft.
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Sky Class Grand Balcony Suite (GS) - Grand Suites offer a comfortable bedroom, a living area, private balcony and extra perks for guests.Two twin beds (can convert to a Royal Suite). Sky Class Exclusives: Coastal Kitchen Access, Voom - The Fastest Internet at Sea, Exclusive Concierge Services, Suite Lounge, Exclusive Signature Activities, Exclusive Suites Beach Access, 1-Day Thermal Room Access, L'Occitane Bathroom Amenities, Luxury Pillowtop Mattress, Bottled Water.
The Royal Suite Class Program will be applicable on sailings beginning Apr 30th.
Private balcony, Sitting area with table and sofa, Private bathroom with tub and double sink, Marble entry, Mini refrigerator, Hair dryer, TV, Radio, Phone,Safe
Stateroom: 371 sq. ft. , Balcony: 105 sq. ft.
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Royal Sea Class-Junior Balcony Suite (JS) - Sea Class Exclusives: Dinner Access to Coastal Kitchen, Luxury Pillowtop Mattress, L'Occitane Bathroom Amenities . The Royal Suite Class Program will be applicable on sailings beginning Apr 30th.These suites offer a comfortable bedroom, small sitting area and a private balcony.
Two twin beds (can convert toa Royal King). Private bathroom with bathtub. Sitting area with table and and sofa. Mini refrigerator, Hair dryer, TV, Phone,Radio, Safe (287 sq. ft., balcony 80 sq. ft.)
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Boardwalk View Stateroom with Balcony (B1) -Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), sitting area, and a private bathroom. Boardwalk view. (194 sq. ft.)
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Central Park View Stateroom with Balcony (C1) -Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), sitting area, and a private bathroom. (182 sq. ft.) Balcony: 50 sq. ft.
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Superior OceanView Stateroom with Balcony (D6) - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area, and a private bathroom. 182 sq. ft., balcony 53 sq. ft.)
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Superior OceanView Stateroom with Balcony (D8) - Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size), private balcony, sitting area, and a private bathroom. 182 sq. ft., balcony 53 sq. ft.)
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OceanView Stateroom (G) -Two twin beds (can convert Queen), private bathroom and sitting area. (178.7 sq. ft.)
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Interior Stateroom (M) - Two twin beds (can convert Queen), private bathroom and sitting area. (172 sq. ft.)
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Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, and Subject to change.
Port charges and Fees $342.59
Deposit $250 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