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Cruise Conference Planning For Your Association

Topics in Emergency Medicine and Infectious Diseases

Royal Caribbean's <em>Majesty of the Seas</em>
Royal Caribbean's Majesty of the Seas
5-Night Key West & Havana Overnight Cuba Cruise Conference
Round-trip Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

September 16 - 21, 2019
12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
12 ACPE Credits
12.0 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.

Trevor Mills, MD, MPH

Trevor Mills, MD, MPH
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of California Health
Chief of Emergency Medicine
Veterans Affairs 
Northern California Health Care System.  Dr. Mills, is an academic emergency physician at the University of California Davis and the Chief of Emergency Medicine at the VA Northern California Heath Care System. 

His undergraduate education was at the University of Oregon and he subsequently attended medical school at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland. His lifelong interest in Trauma, including the treatment and prevention of injuries, was sparked in his EM residency at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, and his time as an attending at Parkland Hospital in Dallas. Commitment to the study of inquiry prevention paved the way for his Masters in Public Health from the University of Texas Houston. 

He currently resides in Davis California, with his wife and family.

Beata Casañas, DO, FACP, FIDSA

Beata Casañas, DO, FACP, FIDSA
Associate Professor
Director Infectious Disease Fellowship Program
University of South Florida
Morsani College of Medicine

Executive Medical Director
Hillsborough County Health Department Dr. Beata Casañas is an Infectious Disease Specialist and Associate Professor at the University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine in Tampa, where she also underwent both her Internal Medicine and specialty postgraduate training after graduating from Nova Southeastern University College of Medicine in 1999.

In addition to her variegated academic duties at USF, Tampa General Hospital and Hillsborough County Health Department, she is heavily involved in various research studies concerning HIV and Zika. She currently serves as Executive Medical Director of the Hillsborough County Health Department overseeing the Tuberculosis, HIV and Sexually Transmitted Disease clinics.

Dr. Casañas is a well recognized expert in TB presentation and treatment and has already been a featured speaker at national and international venues in the last thirteen years. For the past two years, she has been a spokesperson and scientific advisor in mass media on Zika for USF and TGH. She has also been elected a Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America in 2016.

Recently, Dr. Casañas was promoted to Program Director of the Infectious Disease Fellowship at the University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Nurses, Nurse PractitionersPhysicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants
Program Purpose / Objectives
  1. A new approach to the Red Eye
  2. Diagnosis at a glance-visual pearls in trauma patients
  3. Emergency Medicine Neurology Updates
  4. Decision making tools-expedite care in the injured patient
  5. Emergency Medicine Procedures-from the routine to the extreme
Additional topics 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

Mon Sep 16 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
- 4:00 pm
Tue Sep 17 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Wed Sep 18 Key West, Florida
8:00 am 7:00 pm
Thu Sep 19 Havana, Cuba
7:00 am -
Fri Sep 20 Havana, Cuba
- 2:00 pm
Sat Sep 21 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
7:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.
Royal Caribbean Majesty of the Seas Map

Ports of Call

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - There is an abundance of things to see and do in the Ft. Lauderdale area: visit the newly redesigned Ft. Lauderdale Beach and cafes, stroll the historic Riverwalk, shop the luxurious stores on Las Olas Boulevard or adventure to the Everglades for an intriguing air boat excursion.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

Key West, Florida - A distinctly American town with the look and feel of the Caribbean, Key West unlocks myriad attractions. Ride the Conch Train to the famous sights: Ernest Hemingway's home, the Audubon House, and the "Little White House", where President Truman spent many a working vacation. Hop a catamaran to America's only living coral reef to snorkel with dolphins. Or climb into the open cockpit of a World War II biplane for an unforgettable aerial tour of the Keys.

Havana, Cuba - Legendary nightlife, iconic music, and distinct culture. Take the unique opportunity to get to know fascinating local culture while discovering the timeless sights and sounds of nostalgic Havana. Mingle with locals and partake of the cafecito ritual at local cafés as you immerse yourself in a place untouched by time.

TRAVEL POLICY (Announced on November 9, 2017)

Important information to be in compliance with the law and have a memorable vacation in a fascinating destination:


  • If you made your reservation(s) on or after June 16, 2017, and disembark in Cuba , you must participate in a full-day guided group program-offered by the respective cruise line, or another qualifying third-party-sponsored program.
  • If you made your reservation(s) before June 16, 2017, and disembark in Cuba, you may still travel under the 'self-guided' people-to-people exemption or join a Cruise Line-guided group program.
  • All visitors to Cuba are now prohibited from engaging in direct financial transactions with certain entities in Cuba, including some hotels, shopping centers and other tourist-focused businesses. A complete list of restricted businesses in Cuba is issued periodically by the U.S. State Department and will be updated from time to time.
  • Please remember that popular shore excursions sell out quickly, so you'll want to book early to ensure that you get your preferred shore excursions in Cuba. 

    Please see the Royal Caribbean Cruises-Cuba Travel Checklist

    Royal Caribbean Travel Certification Form

    Please see the Travel Affidavit For Norwegian Cruise Line. You need to sign the Travel Affidavit and give it to a Norwegian Cruise Line representative at embarkation.

    Finally, please see the Travel Affidavit for HA cruises and Cuba Q&A detail. You need to sign the Travel Affidavit and give it to Holland America Line representative at embarkation.


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.
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