Alaska Continuing Education Cruise | June 30 - July 7

7 Night Glacier Discovery Cruise with Holland America

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Conference as low as $495
Cruise as low as $894

Registration Deadline
Discounted Advanced Registration extended until May 12, 2019.

Destinations
Vancouver, B.C., Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay and Seaward, AK.

Alaska Continuing Education Cruise | June 30 - July 7

Advanced Registration Fee Extended until May 12th!

Join us for a live Alaska Continuing Education Cruise!

Set sail with us aboard Holland America's ms Westerdam from June 30 to July 7, 2019.  This live CE, CME, CNE experience will devote four sessions to learning, leaving the rest of the time to see the stunning sights of Alaska. Attendees will earn 15 contact hours (1.5 CEU) of live AAFP/AMA PRA Category 1™, ACPE, and pharmacology CE/ CME credit.

Alaska 2019 Patient Care Update:  This exciting Alaska cruise departs from Vancouver, B.C. and includes stops in Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay and disembarks in Seward, AK . This live cruise is accredited for physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurses and nurse practitioners. You'll enjoy small class sizes and clinical faculty from premier medical & pharmacy schools. See what everyone is raving about on Facebook where customers rate us a 9.8/10!

This live CE / CME experience is accredited for MDs, PAs, Pharms, NPs and Nurses!

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Itinerary

 

 

DayDatePortArriveDepart
130 June 2019Vancouver, British Columbia4:30 PM
21 July 2019Scenic Cruising the Inside Passage
32 July 2019Ketchikan, Alaska7:00 AM3:00 PM
43 July 2019Juneau, Alaska10:00 AM10:00 PM
54 July 2019Skagway, Alaska7:00 AM9:00 PM
65 July 2019Glacier Bay7:00 AM5:00 PM
76 July 2019At Sea
87 July 2019Seaward, Alaska4:30 AM

Holland America Glacier Bay Featured Video

Cruise Fees

All rates are per person based on double occupancy.

  • Interior Stateroom  (K) $894
  • Interior Stateroom  (J) $924
  • Interior Stateroom (I) $954
  • Ocean View Stateroom (E) $1224
  • Ocean View Stateroom (D) $1284
  • Ocean View Stateroom (C) $1314
  • Verandah Stateroom (VD) $1864
  • Verandah Stateroom (VC) $1894
  • Verandah Stateroom (VB) $1924
  • Verandah Stateroom (VA) $1954
  • Signature Suite (SS) $1749
  • Other categories subject to availability.
  • Port charges, taxes, fees $475.00

Refundable Deposit: 20% of cruise fare, per person

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation policies vary by cruise line, itinerary and length of cruise. When reserving your stateroom, please review the policy applicable to this cruise with University at Sea staff.

How to Book Your Cruise

Cruise Reservations Contact:
Continuing Education Inc/University at Sea: 1-800-926-3775 or click here.

Final payment due by April 16, 2019

All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the University at Sea® meeting group through University at Sea® at 800-926-3775 . This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Conference attendees who book outside of this group will be charged a $300/cabin surcharge at time of registration.

Quick Facts

  • Cruise departs from Vancouver, BC and disembarks in Seaward, AK.
  • Passport required.
  • Refundable deposit of 20% cruise fare per person is due at time of booking.
  • Rates listed below do not include port charges, government fees and taxes of $475.00
  • Travel insurance available for purchase; contact Continuing Education Inc/University at Sea. ULS recommends trip cancellation insurance.
  • Round-trip transfers are additional.
  • Other cabin categories are subject to availability.
  • Prices are subject to change without notice.
  • Attendees who book outside of group will be charged $300/cabin surcharge at point of registration.

Conference Registration

Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Dentists
*Discounted Advanced Registration – $895
Regular Registration – $945

Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners
*Discounted Advanced Registration – $695
Regular Fee – $745

Nurses, Residents, Students
*Discounted Advanced Registration – $495
Regular Fee – $545

*Discounted Advanced Registration Extended until May 12, 2019

Registration Details

Conference registration includes workshop attendance, handouts and refreshments during the meetings and documentation of continuing education credit*.

Spouses, family and friends are welcome and do not need to register unless they attend the educational sessions. Special conference fees are available for non-professional accompanying persons who wish to attend one or more session (no special receipt, certification or credit issued).

Conference Credit

University Learning Systems ACPE Pharmacy CE

University Learning Systems is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. All programs are accredited for pharmacists

  • Session 1: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-19-016-L01-P,  Activity: Knowledge
  • Session 2: 2.5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-19-017-L01-P,  Activity: Knowledge
  • Session 3: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-19-018-L01-P,  Activity: Knowledge
  • Session 4: 2.5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-19-019-L01-P,  Activity: Knowledge

Physicians: Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.  AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award.  When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.

Accreditation

Conference Policies

Session 1: Updates in the Screening and Treatment of Cancer for the Primary Care Provider

Date: Monday 7/1/2019
Breakfast on your own
Check-in: 7:45 AM
Educational Session: 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM

  • Describe the current incidence and survival of patients with common cancers.
  • Identify screening recommendations for common cancers.
  • Recognize the naming system for anticancer agents.
  • Compare and contrast the mechanism of action of chemotherapy, targeted agents and immunotherapy used for the treatment of common cancers.
  • Identify common associated adverse events with theses anticancer agents.
  • Describe appropriate monitoring and management strategies for these common associated adverse events.
  • Predict potential drug-drug interactions with the use of newly approved anticancer agents.
  • Examine the place in therapy of these anticancer agents in current oncology treatment guidelines.

Expert Speaker

Cindy L. O’Bryant, Pharm.D., BCOP, FCCP, FHOPA – See Bio

Associate Professor, University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO.  Disclosure: Dr. O’Bryant  has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.

Watch Dr. Bryant Present Advances in Treatment of Patients with Cancer 

Session 2: The Expanding Role of Biologics and Biolsimilars

Date: Tuesday, 7/2/2019
Check-in: 3:45 PM
Educational Session: 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM

  • Describe the role of and risks and benefits associated with biologic drug therapy used in the treatment of disease.
  • Determine appropriate monitoring and management of a biologic medication within its therapeutic indication.
  • Recognize differences between a biologic medication and a biosimilar.
  • Describe the challenges in the development of a biosimilar.
  • Discuss the regulations regarding the use of biosimilar medications in the treatment of disease.

Expert Speaker

Cindy L. O’Bryant, Pharm.D., BCOP, FCCP, FHOPA – See Bio

Associate Professor, University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO.  Disclosure: Dr. O’Bryant  has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.

Watch Dr. Bryant Present Advances in Treatment of Patients with Cancer 

Session 3: Review of the New ADA Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes 2019:  Emphasizing Newer Medications and Cardiovascular Outcomes

Date: Saturday, 7/6/2019
Breakfast on your own
Check-in: 7:45 AM
Educational Session: 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Assess the latest guidelines for the management of type 2 diabetes.
  • Describe how the role of cardiovascular outcome studies has altered the traditional approaches to treatment.
  • Describe the latest pharmacologic approaches to patient-centered management of type 1 and 2 diabetes.
  • Evaluate the advantages, disadvantages, and place in therapy for recently approved diabetes medications.
  • Differentiate key pharmacodynamic and kinetic differences among the new insulin (including biosimilar) products and how these compare to more established products.

Expert Speaker

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Sam Ellis, Pharm.D., BCPS, CDE – more

Associate Professor, University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO.  Disclosure: Dr. Ellis  has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.

Session 4: Review of the New ADA Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes 2019:  Incorporating Technology into the Management of Patients with Type 1 and 2 Diabetes

Date: Saturday, 7/6/2019
Check-in: 2:15 PM
Educational Session: 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the ideal candidates for diabetes technology including continuous glucose monitors, insulin pumps and hybrid closed-loop systems.
  • Identify patient-centered glucose defects when reviewing glucose data from continuous glucose monitoring and self-monitoring glucose data.
  • Apply your understanding of diabetes treatments/technologies to patients with either type 1 and 2 diabetes.

Expert Speaker

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Sam Ellis, Pharm.D., BCPS, CDE – more

Associate Professor, University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO.  Disclosure: Dr. Ellis  has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.

About The Ship

“Recently updated with new bar, entertainment and dining venues, plus completely reimagined suites, Westerdam is a fascinating destination in her own right. On board, enjoy live entertainment with Music Walk, including Lincoln Center Stage, B.B. King’s Blues Club and Billboard Onboard. All of this and more, while you earn rewarding CE/CME hours on board the ship.