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15th Annual International Conference
"Advancing Research, Education, and Practice Collaborations to Improve Health Outcomes: Making Waves"
5-Night Western Caribbean Cruise Conference
Round-trip Galveston, Texas
March 28 - April 2, 2018
Early Bird Registration Fee (until December 28, 2017):
- Members: $200
- Non-Members: $300
- Associate Members and Students (non-RN): $175
- Members: $250
- Non-Members: $350
- Associate Members and Students (non-RN): $225
BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.
Dr. Lorraine S. Evangelista is a Professor and Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs at the University of California, Irvine Sue and Bill Gross School of Nursing. Dr. Evangelista completed her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of the Philippines College of Nursing (Cum Laude) in 1985. She received her Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Nursing in 1993 and 2000.
Dr. Evangelista is a leader, skilled clinician, researcher, and educator. She has worked in the critical care setting in several nursing roles for over 15 years. As a researcher, she is recognized nationally and internationally for her investigation into the care of patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and the effects of CVD on patients and family members.
Dr. Evangelista has over 100 publications in peerreviewed medical and nursing journals on adherence, self-care, psychological distress, quality of life, and health literacy.
She received a 2.5 million dollar grant from the National Institute of Health to examine the effects of macronutrients on delaying the progression of heart failure (2010-2016) and was part of the University of California system-wide consortium that was awarded 9.9 million dollars to examine the impact of wireless technology on reducing variations in the care of patients hospitalized with heart failure (2012-2015).
Dr. Evangelista just completed a Fulbright Scholarship from the United States to study the lifestyle behaviors and risk factors of Filipinos in underserved communities.
Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.
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.
|DATE||PORT OF CALL||ARRIVE||DEPART|
|Wed Mar 28||Galveston, Texas
|Thu Mar 29||At Sea
|Fri Mar 30||Yucatan (Progreso), Mexico
||7:00 am||4:00 pm|
|Sat Mar 31||Cozumel, Mexico
||9:00 am||6:00 pm|
|Sun Apr 01||At Sea
|Mon Apr 02||Galveston, Texas
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.