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Cruise Conference Planning For Your Association
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Topics in Emergency Medicine, Physician Wellness, and Burnout

Royal Caribbean's  Ovation of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Ovation of the Seas

7-Night Alaska Cruise Conference
Round-trip Seattle, Washington
May 24 - 31, 2019

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours

Course Fees:
$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy & Dentists
$695 for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners
$495 Nurses, Residents, Students & Others
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.
David Effron, MD
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Kathy Stepien, MD, FAAP
Pediatric Regional Hospitalist, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA
Director, Institute for Physician Wellness, Juneau, AK
Private practice, Juneau, AK

Kathy Stepien, a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, has nearly 30 years of experience in healthcare. Her first career was in physical therapy, which she practiced for many years prior to studying medicine. She holds a MA in Philosophy with a special interest in ethics. She attended medical school at the University Of Washington School Of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency in 2011.
Using resources from her broad background, Dr. Stepien works to cultivate and enhance physician wellness at the personal, institutional and cultural levels. She is active in patient care as a pediatric hospitalist.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
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.

Accredited Continuing Medical Education Accreditation: Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: Continuing Education, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Osteopathic Physicians: This program is eligible for Category 2 credit with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) .

Canadian Physicians: This activity is eligible for Section 1 credits in the Royal College’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program . Participants must log into MAINPORT to claim this activity.

US or Canadian Family Physicians: Please let us know if you require AAFP Prescribed Credits.

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Nurse Practitioners: can claim either ANCC Contact Hours or AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ as needed.
Pharmacology credits are identified on individual activities.

ANCC Accredited Continuing Nursing Education
Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea or ANCC of any commercial products displayed or used with an activity.

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
Fri May 24 Seattle, Washington
- 4:00 pm
Sat May 25 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures: 8:00am - 12 Noon; 1:00pm - 4:00pm
- -
Sun May 26 Alaska Inside Passage - Scenic cruising
- -
Sun May 26 Juneau, Alaska
12:00 pm 9:00 pm
Mon May 27 Skagway, Alaska
7:00 am 8:30 pm
Tue May 28 Endicott Arm & Dawes Glacier - Scenic cruising
Lectures: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
7:00 am 12:00 pm
Wed May 29 At Sea - Cruising
Lectures: 8:00am - 12 Noon
- -
Thu May 30 Victoria, British Columbia
9:00 am 6:00 pm
Fri May 31 Seattle, Washington
6:00 am -
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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