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Cruise Conference Planning For Your Association

Addressing Cardiometabolic Challenges Across the Lifespan

<em>NCL'S Pride of America</em>
NCL'S Pride of America
7-Night Hawaii Cruise Conference
Round-trip Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii

October 12 - 19, 2019
14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
14 ACPE Credits
14.0 Contact Hours

Course Fees:

$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy, & Dentists
$695 for Physician Assistants
$695 for Nurse Practitioners
$495 for Nurses, Residents, Students & Others

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.

Tammie Lee Demler, PharmD, BS Pharm, MBA, RPh, BCGP, BCPP

Tammie Lee Demler, PharmD, BS Pharm, MBA, RPh, BCGP, BCPP
Recipient of the "2019 Teacher of the Year Award" State University of New York at Buffalo - School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Winner of the "2019 Niagara Education Award of the YWCA of the Niagara Frontier".

Clinical Associate Professor
The State University of New York at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Clinical Assistant Professor
University at Buffalo School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry
D'Youville College School of Pharmacy
University of Florida College of Pharmacy
Clinical Pharmacist and Pharmacy Practice Residency Program Director
New York State Office of Mental Health
Buffalo, New York

 Tammie Lee Demler received her Doctor of Pharmacy, Master of Business Administration, and Bachelor of Science degrees at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo. 

Dr  Demler is a dually Board-Certified Specialist in both Psychiatric and Geriatric Pharmacy and is currently the Director of Pharmacy Services and Pharmacy residency training at the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) at the Buffalo Psychiatric Center. 

She holds numerous academic appointments, including Clinical Associate Professor for SUNY Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Clinical Assistant Professor at SUNY School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, D'Youville College School of Pharmacy, University of Florida School of Pharmacy, and Clinical Instructor for the Erie County Community College Pharmacy Technician Certification Program.

She  collaborates with both the National Association of the Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) and the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties (BPS) to develop board examinations that establish the minimum competencies expected for new practitioners for practice in an ever changing clinical environment. Prior to embarking on her academic and institutional career, Dr. Demler's clinical practice focused on ambulatory care in community pharmacy.

Dr. Demler has authored and co-authored numerous original research articles and expert reviews for print media. She is a regular contributor to U.S. Pharmacist and reviewer for Pharmacist's Letter

Prior to launching Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Nursing Practice, Dr. Demler authored a chapter on insomnia in the American College of Clinical Pharmacy's (ACCP's) Ambulatory Care Self-Assessment. She also has provided expert pharmacotherapeutic consultation for other books such as the Side Effects of Drugs: Annual Volume 36 and Clinical Consult to Psychiatric Nursing for Advanced Practice . She has presented medication continuing education programs internationally and nationally, and is an Academic Educator for the New York State Medicaid Prescriber Education program sponsored by the New York Department of Health. 

Dr. Demler served as President of both the Pharmacists Society of the State of New York and the Pharmacists Association of Western New York. Dr. Demler is also a local media personality, hosting her own weekly TV talk show as well as a weekly community affairs radio segment. She has won a number of prestigious national, state, and local awards acknowledging both her professional and community-based contributions.

Barbara J. Schreiner, PhD, RN, CDE, BC-ADM

Sr. Director, Assessment Content and Research, Elsevier, Inc., Houston, TX
Adjunct Professor, Graduate Program, School of Nursing, Capella University Dr. Barb Schreiner's career has been a blend of clinical practice, education, research and performance improvement. She has a 40-year history of teaching in both clinical and academic environments. As an advanced practice nurse, she has provided diabetes care and education to children and adults in a variety of settings, including summer camps (and cruise ships). She has been involved with more than 40 research projects, including serving as a co-investigator with the NIH-NIDDK study to prevent and manage type 2 diabetes in children.

Dr. Schreiner has more than 70 publications (peer-reviewed, book chapters, and abstracts) and has coordinated and/or presented more than 400 continuing education programs (local, regional, and national). She is actively involved with her professional organizations serving as past lead faculty for AADE's Core Concepts, past chair of the content expert panel for the BC-ADM certification program, and past member of the boards of directors for the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA). She has been a training and performance specialist with a large biotechnology company and holds a national credential as a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP). She has been a training and performance specialist with a large biotechnology company. She is currently the Sr. Director of Assessment Content and Research at Elsevier, Inc. and is a part-time online professor in a graduate nursing program.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists
Program Purpose / Objectives
The purpose of this program is to update members of the healthcare team of the importance of addressing cardiometabolic challenges in select patient populations, including the pediatric population, the aging adult, and patients with mental illness. Participants will explore treatment options through case based vignettes and interactive, interdisciplinary discussions.

Addressing medical consequences to metabolic challenges

  1. Contemporary Diabetes care: Oral medications
    • Demonstrate safe use of oral medications in the care of individuals with diabetes.
  2. Pharmacology- Injectable medications
    • Determine how and when to progress the management of diabetes to include injectable medications.
  3. Monitoring diabetes outcomes
    • Select the most appropriate method of monitoring diabetes outcomes.
  4. Medical nutrition therapy
    • Assess current recommendations for nutrition therapy for individuals with diabetes.
  5. Diabetes care in 2030
    • Describe current research strategies, future devices and medications to manage diabetes in the future.
  6. Hypertension
  7. Hyperlipidemia
  8. Clinical pearls to improve safe medication use; a drug interaction refresher

  9. Cardiometabolic challenges across the lifespan
  10. Pediatric patients, part 1
    • Apply current therapeutic standards to managing diabetes and associated cardiometabolic conditions in children and adolescents.
  11. Pediatric patients, part 2
    • Extend knowledge of therapeutic standards to the management of children and adolescents with diabetes and associated conditions.
  12. The aging population-Tammie Lee
  13. Patients with mental illness-Tammie Lee
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

Sat Oct 12 Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
- 7:00 pm
Sun Oct 13 Kahului, Maui
8:00 am -
Mon Oct 14 Kahului, Maui
- 6:00 pm
Tue Oct 15 Hilo, Hawaii
8:00 am 6:00 pm
Wed Oct 16 Kona, Hawaii
7:00 am 5:30 pm
Thu Oct 17 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Fri Oct 18 Nawiliwili, Kauai, Hawaii
8:00 am 2:00 pm
Sat Oct 19 Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
7:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
Norwegian Cruise Line Pride of America Map

Ports of Call

Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii - Combine the languid allure of the tropics with big-city sophistication, then add the spirit of aloha, and you've got Honolulu. This Pacific crossroads features museums, dazzling beaches, historic Pearl Harbor and spectacular sunrises over Diamond Head. Gardenias and jasmine blanket the air with a heady fragrance, and pink sunsets cast a magical glow over fabled Waikiki Beach.

Kahului, Maui - A surplus of natural splendor and the genuine hospitality of its people have helped to make Maui Hawaii's second most popular island. Explore the fascinating history of the town of Lahaina. Plant yourself on a pristine beach, or play one of the world's most beautiful golf courses.

Hilo, Hawaii - Gaze up from this charming town and see snow-capped Mauna Kea volcano. It's just one of the scenic marvels in this exotic greenhouse of lush tropical plants, towering banyan trees, thundering falls and enough flowers to fill a rainbow. Arid deserts, steaming fissures and volcanoes that blow their tops are just as impressive.

Kona, Hawaii - The sun-blessed Kona coast stretches 80 miles along macadamia nut orchards, famous coffee plantations and some of the most important sites in Hawaiian history. Captain Cook came ashore here and died at the hands of angry natives. The coast is also famous for water sports, and the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament is a world-renowned annual event.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

Nawiliwili, Kauai, Hawaii - The Garden Isle, Kauai receives the most rainfall of all the Hawaiian Islands, which leads to lush vegetation and elegant hibiscus blossoms, as well as a huge canyon carved by wind and water erosion. Marvel at the narrow paths worn by the ancient Menehunes into the cliffsides of the steep Na Pali Coast, unmarred by roads and unapproachable except by foot trail or helicopter.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

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.
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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