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Cruise Conference Planning For Your Association
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Paragon Nursing Education
Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR)

Royal Caribbean's  Harmony of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas

7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise Conference
Round-trip Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
April 14 - 21, 2019

14 Contact Hours

Course Fees:
Nurses : $350

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.

Dr. Criddle's passions are emergency, trauma, neuro, transport, and critical care. She is board certified in emergency nursing (adult and pediatric), trauma nursing, orthopedic nursing, gerontological nursing, critical care (adult and pediatric), neuroscience nursing, stroke nursing, flight nursing, and nursing professional development. Laura holds advanced practice certifications as an adult acute care clinical nurse specialist and as a critical care clinical nurse specialist.

Dr. Criddle has been a clinical nurse specialist since 1990, practicing as an emergency, trauma, flight, or neuroscience CNS at 5 health care organizations across the country. Throughout her career, Laura has cared for neonatal, pediatric, adult, and geriatric populations and has published over 100 journal articles, books, and book chapters covering a wide range of topics. She regularly speaks to health care audiences across the country.

Dr. Criddle is a fellow of the Academy of Emergency Nursing, former chair of the Academy, case review editor for the Journal of Emergency Nursing, and a former editorial board member for the Journal of Trauma Nursing. Laura has held academic appointments at 4 universities and colleges and is the co-founder of TCAR Education Programs where she currently works as a clinical nurse specialist and serves as the company's chief clinical officer.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
Program Purpose / Objectives
  1. The trauma care spectrum
  2. The biomechanics of trauma
  3. The body's response to injury
  4. Thoracic injury
  5. Abdominal injury
  6. Musculoskeletal injury
  7. Craniocerebral injury
  8. Spine and spinal cord injury
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.
Paragon Education Nursing CE Paragon Education is accredited by the California BRN, (#CEP 14156) and by the Florida BRN (#50-21623), as a Provider of Continuing Nursing Education.

This certification allows CE approval for all US states, with the exception of Alaska, West Virginia and Wyoming.
Paragon Education is also an approved California EMS CE (Provider #49-0077).
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
Sun Apr 14 Fort Lauderdale, Florida
- 4:00 pm
Mon Apr 15 At Sea - Cruising
- -
Tue Apr 16 At Sea - Cruising
- -
Wed Apr 17 Philipsburg, St. Maarten
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Thu Apr 18 San Juan, Puerto Rico
7:00 am 3:00 pm
Fri Apr 19 Labadee, Haiti
9:30 am 6:00 pm
Sat Apr 20 At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sun Apr 21 Fort Lauderdale, Florida
6:15 am -
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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