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15th Annual International Conference
"Advancing Research, Education, and Practice Collaborations to Improve Health Outcomes: Making Waves"

Royal Caribbean's Glorious Vision of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Vision of the Seas

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
Registration Fee (after December 28, 2017):
  • Members: $250
  • Non-Members: $350
  • Associate Members and Students (non-RN): $225

BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.

IMPORTANT NOTE: 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 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.
Lorraine S. Evangelista, PhD, RN, CNS, FAHA, FAAN

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.

Target Audience
Nurses, Nurse Researchers and Educators, Nurse Practitioners, Nursing Students, and other Health and Non-Health Professionals (e.g. Physicians, Psychologists, Epidemiologists, Registered Dietitians, Public Health and Social Workers, Dentists, Physical Therapists, Biostatisticians, Engineers)
Program Purpose / Objectives
Under development
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.
Cruise Itinerary
Wed Mar 28 Galveston, Texas
- 4:00 pm
Thu Mar 29 At Sea - Cruising
- -
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 - Cruising
- -
Mon Apr 02 Galveston, Texas
7:00 am -
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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