Live Alaska CME Cruise June 30-July 7, 2018

Inside Passage Cruise from Seattle aboard Ruby Princess

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Conference as low as $650

Cruise as low as $954

Registration Deadline
Discounted Advanced Registration expires April 10, 2018.

Destinations
Seattle, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay National Park (scenic cruising), Ketchikan, AK and Victoria, BC

Join us for Alaska CME & CE this June!

Set sail with us aboard the stunning Ruby Princess from June 30 - July 7 for live CE, CME, CNE, Alaska 2018: Primary Care Update. Devote 3 days of 5 hours each to learning during this exciting cruise, and have the rest of the time to yourself. Attendees earn 15 contact hours (1.5 CEU) of live AAFP/AMA PRA Category 1™, ACPE, and pharmacology CE/ CME credit

This inside passage Alaska cruise departs from Seattle, WA and includes stops in the Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay National Park, Ketchikan and Victoria, BC. Small class sizes and clinical faculty from medical & pharmacy schools! Our live cruise is especially relevant for physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurses and nurse practitioners.

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Itinerary

 

DayDatePortArriveDepart
130 June 2018Seattle, WA04:00 PM
21 July 2018At Sea
32 July 2018Juneau, AK11:00 AM10:00 PM
43 July 2018Skagway, AK06:00 AM08:15 PM
54 July 2018Glacier Bay National Park06:00 AM03:00 PM
65 July 2018Ketchikan, AK07:00 AM01:00 PM
76 July 2018Victoria, BC, Canada07:00 PM12:00 PM
87 July 2018Seattle, WA07:00 AM

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Cruise Fees

All rates are per person based on double occupancy.

  • Interior Cabin  (ID) $954
  • Interior Cabin (IF) $979
  • Ocean View Stateroom  (OF)  $1554
  • Ocean View Stateroom (OC) $1589
  • Balcony Stateroom  (BD)   $2054
  • Balcony Stateroom (BC) $2099
  • Balcony Stateroom (BB) $2144
  • Mini-Suite with Balcony (MD) $2454
  • Mini-Suite with Balcony (MB) $2509
  • Other categories subject to availability.
  • Port charges, taxes, fees $470.00

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:
University at Sea: 1-800-926-3775 or click here.

Final payment due by April 10, 2018

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 Seattle, WA.
  • 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 $470.00
  • 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, Dentists
*Discounted Advanced Registration – $795
Regular Registration – $845

Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses
*Discounted Advanced Registration – $650
Regular Fee – $695

*Discounted Advanced Registration Deadline: April 10, 2018

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 0741-0000-18-016-L01-P,  Activity: Application
  • Session 2: 2.5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-18-017-L05-P,  Activity: Application
  • Session 3: 2.5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-18-018-L01-P,  Activity: Application
  • Session 4: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-18-019-L01-P,  Activity: Application

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.

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Conference Policies

Pharmacotherapeutic Options for Managing Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) AND Antimicrobial Agents for Use in Primary Care (5 hrs)

Date: Sunday, 7/1/2018

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

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

  • Describe the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, and the role environmental factors play in acute and chronic asthma, and COPD.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits of available therapeutic agents used in the management of asthma and COPD.
  • Apply learned information to patient based case scenarios.
  • Describe available antimicrobial drugs used to manage commonly encountered infections.
  • Discuss advantages and disadvantages of antimicrobial agents used in the primary care setting.

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Expert Speaker

Monty Yoder,  Pharm.D., BCPS

 

Clinical Specialist-Cardiology, Department of Pharmacy,  Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Cardiology, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston Salem, NC.

Dr. Yoder has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.

 

 

Clinically Relevant Drug Interactions Encountered in Primary Care AND Avoiding Polypharmacy in the Elderly (2.5 hrs)

Date: Sunday, 7/1/2018
Check-in: 2:15 PM
Educational Session: 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM

At the conclusion of these sessions, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the metabolic pathways utilized in the elimination of medications.
  • Describe medication classes or individual medicines commonly responsible for drug-drug interactions.
  • Outlines strategies to minimize the effect of drug interactions.
  • Discuss the basic principles of pharmacology in the aging process.
  • Discuss strategies to optimize adherence and minimize drug administration errors.
  • Apply learned information to patient based case scenarios.

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Expert Speaker

Monty Yoder,  Pharm.D., BCPS

 

Clinical Specialist-Cardiology, Department of Pharmacy, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Cardiology, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston Salem, NC.

Dr. Yoder has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.

 Drug Therapies for Ischemic Heart Disease AND Update on Dyslipidemic Therapies (2.5 hrs)

Date: Thursday, 7/5/2018
Check-in: 2:15 PM
Educational Session: 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM

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

  • Discuss the pathophysiology and disease mechanisms associated with Ischemic Heart Disease and Dyslipidemias.
  • Describe the pharmacotherapy options and management guidelines .
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of available therapies.
  • Apply guideline based therapies using patient based scenarios.

 

 

Monty-Yoder-PharmD-BCPS

Expert Speaker

Monty Yoder,  Pharm.D., BCPS

Clinical Specialist-Cardiology, Department of Pharmacy, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Cardiology, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston Salem, NC.

Dr. Yoder has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.

Case Based Application of New Guidelines for Hypertension and Heart Failure  AND Drug Therapies for Commonly Encountered Arrhythmias (5hr)

Date: Friday, 7/6/2018
Check-in: 7:45 AM
Educational Session: 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM

At the conclusion of these sessions, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss the pathophysiology of Hypertension, Heart Failure, and Commonly Encountered Arrhythmias .
  • Discuss the role of medical therapies as outlined in current guidelines for these disease states.
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of available therapies. 4. Apply learned information to patient based case scenarios.

 

 

 

Monty-Yoder-PharmD-BCPS

Expert Speaker

Monty Yoder,  Pharm.D., BCPS

Clinical Specialist-Cardiology, Department of Pharmacy, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Cardiology, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston Salem, NC.

Dr. Yoder has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.

About The Ship

With nearly 900 cabins with balconies, the Ruby Princess is a unique way to view the spectacular scenery of Alaska.  During scenic cruising, park rangers visit the ship to share their knowledge of this incredible landscape. And if the scenery doesn’t get you, the various on board activities will keep you busy and endless dining options will entice your palate. Discover Alaska on board the Ruby Princess!