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Pediatrics Review 2012

7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise Conference
from Tampa, Florida
January 8 - 15, 2012

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.

Holland America's ms Ryndam

All social events are complimentary for guests traveling with conferee and whose cabins are booked in the meeting group.
BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.
14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
14 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians
Course Fees
Physicians - $695.00
Other Professionals - $450.00
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
Pediatricians, Psychiatrists, Behavioral Psychologists, Family Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
Statement of Purpose:
The purpose of this CME activity is to review commonly encountered conditions found among children and adolescents
Preliminary Objectives for Activity:
At the conclusion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:
• Review causes of abdominal pain and appropriate evaluation
• Determine the best approach to gastrointestinal foreign bodies
• Review the current literature on hepatitis and treatment for children
• Determine appropriate evaluation for common GI problems in children
• Review the causes and treatment of neonatal jaundice
• Explore gastroesophageal reflux and its therapy
• Evaluate current treatment modalities for inflammatory bowel disease and its implications

This Live activity, Pediatrics Review 2012, with a beginning date of 01/08/12, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14.0 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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
Vera Hupertz, M.D. was a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY (1974-1978) and received her BS in Biology. She attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY and graduated in 1982 with MD. Internship and residency was completed at Rainbow Babies & Children's (RB&C) Hospital, Cleveland, OH by 1985 and Pediatric Gi and Hepatology fellowship by 1988. She maintains 3 board certifications which include: Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology, and Pediatric Transplant Hepatology.

Vera stayed on as Staff Physician at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital and achieved the level of Associate Professor of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. She was made Medical Director of the Pediatric Liver Transplant Team, and was co-director of the Residency Training Program at RB&C. In addition to the above, I developed a residency curriculum for Chronic Care to be used at Health Hill Hospital (now Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital for Rehabilitation).

She became a staff physician at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in July of 2000 and currently has a joint appointment with the Department of Transplant Surgery. She is Medical Director of Pediatric Liver Transplantation. She is Vice Chair of Quality Improvement for the Children's Hospital and Pediatric Institute at Cleveland Clinic. Current interests are liver disease (especially neonatal disease) and liver transplantation, as well as inflammatory bowel diseases.

Michael Macknin, M.D. graduated from Harvard Medical School and completed his PL-1&2 at Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed his pediatric training with a general pediatric fellowship and outpatient chief residency at Boston Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Dr. Macknin is currently a Professor of Pediatrics at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, and provides general pediatric care on the main campus at Cleveland Clinic and at Huron Hospital. He has been on the pediatric faculty at Harvard University, The University of Chicago, Pennsylvania State University, and The Ohio State University. He is a former Chairman of General Pediatrics at Cleveland Clinic and directed medical student clerkships for 20 years.

Dr. Macknin has published on a wide variety of general pediatric topics including the common cold, teething, bedtime cereal, injury prevention, enuresis, and otitis. Dr. Macknin is on multiple best doctors lists including Best Doctors in America and Castle Connolly. He has won numerous teaching awards, including housestaff teaching awards from Cleveland Clinic, and Rainbow Babies and Childrens,and received the Master Educator award from the Cleveland Clinic. He is currently a physician advisor for 14 Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine students, is the Cleveland Clinic Principal Investigator for the National Children's Study, and is on the editorial board of Pediatrics in Review.

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.

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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
Sun Jan 8
Tampa, Florida
-
5:00pm
Mon Jan 9
Key West, Florida
Lectures 9:00am-11:00am
1:00pm
6:00pm
Tue Jan 10
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 9:00am-12noon; 1:00pm-4:00pm
-
-
Wed Jan 11
Belize City, Belize
8:00am
5:00pm
Thu Jan 12
Mahogany Bay, Honduras
7:00am
5:00pm
Fri Jan 13
Costa Maya, Mexico
7:00am
3:00pm
Sat Jan 14
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 9:00am-12noon; 1:00pm-4:00pm
-
-
Sun Jan 15
Tampa, Florida
7:00am
 

Ports of Call
Belize City, Belize - From the thriving, pulsating Caribbean capital of Belize, paradise calls. The longest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere (175 miles long and second only to Australia's Great Barrier Reef) is dotted with cayes teeming with a dazzling array of colorful fish and tropical plants. Inland, find dense virgin jungles, tumbling jade-green rivers and verdant valleys. An eco-tourist's paradise.
Costa Maya, Mexico - Exploring the dense tropical vegetation and wide sandy bays of the Costa Maya, it's easy to imagine the days when sacrifice and slavery, rite and ritual were rampant in the Mayan culture. Even today, the countless ruins of temple walls, stairs and secret pathways exude magic and mystery. And when your archaeology lesson is complete, glorious stretches of coral sand may inspire you to build your own empire-of sand castles, of course!
Key West, Florida - A distinctly American town with the look and feel of the Caribbean, Key West unlocks myriad attractions. Ride the Conch Train to the famous sights: Ernest Hemingway's home, the Audubon House, and the "Little White House", where President Truman spent many a working vacation. Hop a catamaran to America's only living coral reef to snorkel with dolphins. Or climb into the open cockpit of a World War II biplane for an unforgettable aerial tour of the Keys.
Mahogany Bay, Honduras - Located just 40 miles northeast of mainland Honduras, Roatan Island is a Western Caribbean paradise. Enjoy the ease of Mahogany Bay's new state of the art cruise ship terminal; relax on a soft sand beach; and explore the Carambola Botanical Gardens and nature trails in search of iguana, parrot, and archaeological sites dating back to Mayan times.
Tampa, Florida - A myriad of attractions awaits you during your stay in the Tampa area: the active nightlife of Tampa's Ybor City, it's Aquarium, and Busch Gardens for those with kids (even Walt Disney World is within striking distance). Magnificent beaches are a short ride away (Ft. DeSoto being a rare jewel of a beach without hotels and "McMansions" crowding out nature), then there's the Dali museum in St. Petersburg's hip, food-and-art-centric Downtown. To the south, in quieter Sarasota, you can visit the palatial mansion and art museum of the king of the circus: John Ringling. It's a great vacation destination, in itself. Be sure to plan a couple days before or after your cruise to soak it in.

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.
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

CATEGORY
ACCOMMODATIONS
CEI RATE
K
Large Inside Staterooms - 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower
$CALL
J
Large Inside Staterooms - 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower
$CALL
I
Large Inside Staterooms - 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower
$CALL
EE
Large Oceanview Staterooms - 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.
$CALL
E
Large Oceanview Staterooms - 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.
$CALL
DA
Large Oceanview Staterooms - 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.
$CALL
D
Large Oceanview Staterooms - 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.
$CALL
C
Large Oceanview Staterooms - 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.
$CALL
B
Verandah Suites - 2 lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath & shower & additional shower stall, large sitting area, dressing room, private verandah,1 sofa bed for 2 persons, DVD player, floor-to-ceiling windows.
$CALL
A
Verandah Suites - 2 lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath & shower & additional shower stall, large sitting area, dressing room, private verandah,1 sofa bed for 2 persons, DVD player, floor-to-ceiling windows.
$CALL
S
Deluxe Verandah Suites - 2 lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath & shower & additional shower stall, large sitting area, dressing room, private verandah,1 sofa bed for 2 persons, DVD player, floor-to-ceiling windows.
$CALL
Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy, Subject to Change
3rd & 4th in Cabin, $385
Port Charges, Taxes & Fees - $252.92 per person
Deposit - $350 per person

Cancellation policies vary by cruise line and sailing date. Please check with our staff for your particular conference date.

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: