Primary Care Overview

7 Night Greek Isles Cruise aboard Brilliance of the Seas Cruise July 2022

Conference as low as $495
Cruise as low as $650

Registration Deadline
Discounted Advanced Registration expires April 10, 2022

Venice, Italy, Kotor, Montenegro, Corfu, Greece, Athens, Greece, Mykonos, Greece, Argostoli, Greece

Live Pharmacology CME at Sea | July 17-24, 2022

Spectacular scenery abounds on this Greek Isles Cruise aboard Brilliance of the Seas, July 17-24, 2022. During at sea sailings, devote 2 days to learning during this once in a lifetime cruise, and have the rest of the time to take in the sights. Attendees earn 10 contact hours (1.0 CEU) of live AAFP/AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, ACPE, and pharmacology CE/ CME credit. Take advantage of unheard of cabin pricing for this spectacular cruising opportunity!

Small class sizes and clinical faculty from medical & pharmacy schools, our live cruise CE/CME conferences are especially relevant for physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurses and nurse practitioners. This cruise departs from Venice, Italy and includes stops in Kotor, Montenegro, Corfu, Greece, Athens, Greece, Mykonos, Greece, and Argostoli, Greece.

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Cruise Fees

All rates are per person based on double occupancy.

  • Inside Stateroom (Category 4V) $660
  • Ocean View Stateroom (4N) $756
  • Ocean View Balcony (4D) $1006
  • Other categories subject to availability.
  • Port charges, taxes, fees $300.59/pp

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:
University at Sea: 1-800-926-3775 or click here.
Final deposit due April 10, 2022
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 or click here to reserve online. 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 and returns to Venice, Italy
  • Passport required.
  • Prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and include all meals/entertainment each evening.
  • Refundable deposit of 20% of cruise fare, per person, is due at time of booking.
  • Rates listed above do not include port charges, government fees and taxes of $300.59
  • Travel insurance available for purchase; contact 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 Deadline: March 1, 2022

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 CEUniversity 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 and pharmacist technicians.

  • Session 1: 2.5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-22-017-L01-P,  Activity: Application
  • Session 2: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-22-018-L01-P, Activity: Application
  • Session 3: 2.5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-22-019-L01-P, Activity: Application
  • This program in its entirety provides 10  contact hours (1.0 CEU) over two days, of live AAFP/ AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, ACPE and pharmacology CE/ CME credit. Bonus: select any ULS recorded course to give 15 hours total credit.
  • Physicians:The AAFP has reviewed Primary Care Overview 2022 and deemed it acceptable for up to 10.00 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 07/17/2022 to 07/24/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.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.

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Conference Policies

Session 1: Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 7:45 AM Check In, 8:00 AM–10:30 AM Educational Program (2.5hrs)

New Considerations in Infectious Diseases: Penicillin Allergy De-labeling, Shorter Durations of Therapy, and more IV to PO Conversion in Complicated Infections
At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to:
1.Discuss penicillin allergies including long-term implications.
2. Describe process and recent data supporting intervention strategies to de-label patients.
3. Discuss disease states for which shorter durations of therapy are growing.
4. Review data for which IV to PO conversion is growing for complicated infections .


Dr. Christopher M. Bland | Pharm.D., FCCP, FIDSA, BCPS
Dr. Christopher M. Bland | Pharm.D., FCCP, FIDSA, BCPS

Session 2: Saturday, July 23, 2022, 7:45 AM Check In, 8:00 AM–1:30 PM Educational Program (5hrs)

Comprehensive Update in Management of Diabetes Mellitus and Obesity Including Role of Bariatric Surgery

At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to:

  1. Summarize recommendations from clinical practice guidelines regarding diabetes.
  2. Discuss clinical evidence and place in therapy for oral diabetes and GLP-1 agonist agents.
  3. Discuss the growing evidence and role of SGLT2 inhibitors within diabetes and non-diabetes patients.
  4. Analyze role of bariatric surgery in management of morbid obesity and diabetes.
  5. Describe complications and medication-related changed post-bariatric surgery.
  6. Evaluate and develop medication regimens post-bariatric surgery through case studies.
Dr. Christopher M. Bland | Pharm.D., FCCP, FIDSA, BCPS
Dr. Christopher M. Bland | Pharm.D., FCCP, FIDSA, BCPS

Session 3: Saturday, July23, 2022, 2:15 PM Check In, 2:30 PM–5:15 PM Educational Program (2.5hrs)
Polypharmacy in the Elderly and Overview of Migraine Management including CGRP Antagonists

At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to:
Polypharmacy in the Elderly: Pitfalls, Pearls, and Plan:
1. Recognize factors leading to polypharmacy in the elderly.
2. Define inappropriate medications for elderly patients.
3. Describe tools to screen patients for polypharmacy.
4.  Delineate best practices in polypharmacy through patient cases.
Overview Migraine Management:
Discuss current role of traditional agents for migraine treatment and prophylaxis.


Dr. Christopher M. Bland | Pharm.D., FCCP, FIDSA, BCPS
Dr. Christopher M. Bland | Pharm.D., FCCP, FIDSA, BCPS


Day Date Port Arrive Depart
1 17 July 2022 Venice/Ravenna, Italy 5:00 PM
2 18 July 2022 Kotor, Montenegro 11:00 AM 6:00 PM
3 19 July 2022 Corfu, Greece 7:00 AM 3:00 PM
4 20 July 2022 Athens, Greece 12:00 PM 8:00 PM
5 21 July 2022 Mykonos, Greece 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
6 22 July 2022 Argostoli, Greece 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
7 23 July 2022 Cruising
8 24 July 2022 Venice/Ravenna, Italy 6:45 AM

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About This Cruise

Cruise Departs From:
Port of Venice Italy

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About The Ship

“Calling all backroads ramblers and culture cruisers— your ship’s come in. Whether you’re catching a movie poolside or enjoying Tuscan dishes at Giovanni’s Table, you’re in for the ultimate adventure in between shores.”