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Cruise Conference Planning For Your Association

Medical, Mental Health, and Forensic Issues in Geriatric Patients

7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise
Round-trip Galveston, TX
September 24 - October 01, 2023
Royal Caribbean's <em>Allure of the Seas</em>
Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas
16 CE Credits for Psychologists
16 ASWB ACE Credits
16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
16 ACPE Credits
16 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program
16.0 Contact Hours
Course Fees
$995 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy, & Dentists
$795 for Physician Assistants
$595 for Nurses, Residents, Students & Others

Target Audience
Psychologists, Social WorkersPhysicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists
Program Purpose / Objectives
The purpose of this educational activity is provide an overview of advancements in caring for geriatric patient populations. Presentations and case scenarios will focus on common clinical and mental health conditions found in the geriatric population. Attendees will leave this activity with new skills and strategies to better take care of their patients physical and mental health.
Topics and 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.
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.

Allison Batchelor, MD, CMD, FAMWA

Allison Batchelor, MD, CMD, FAMWA
Associate Professor Of Geriatric Medicine
Department Of Family Medicine
Ohio University Heritage College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Athens Ohio
Attending Physician
Geriatric Medicine
Marietta Memorial Hospital Athens Department Of Primary Care
Athens, Ohio Allison J. Batchelor, MD, CMD, FAMWA is a fellowship-trained geriatrician with more than 30 years of clinical experience in the primary care of older people. Presently, she works as an attending physician at Marietta Memorial Hospital Athens Department of Primary Care in Athens, Ohio providing geriatric primary care. In addition, she serves as an Associate Professor of Geriatric Medicine at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine teaching medical students and residents for over 17 years in addition to prior academic appointments.

She is trained as a Certified Medical Director through the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Medical Women's Association

Carla Rodgers, MD

Carla Rodgers, MD
Distinguished Life Fellow, American, Psychiatric Association;
Fellow, Academy of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry:
Clinical Professor, Psychiatry, Cooper Medical School, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania Dr. Rodgers has been a practicing physician for over 40 years. She graduated from Rush Medical College, in Chicago, and completed two residencies, one in anesthesiology and one in psychiatry. She was previously the psychiatric consultant for the Jefferson University Pain Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the director for sexual offender treatment at Norristown State Hospital in Pennsylvania. She is board certified in general psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, and forensic psychiatry. The last is the interface between psychiatric practice and the law.

Dr. Rodgers was on the full-time faculty at Jefferson Medical College, doing teaching and clinical research for 5 years. She subsequently opened her own private practice, with an emphasis on patient care, consultation, and forensic practice. She is currently a Clinical Professor at Cooper Medical School in New Jersey, and teaches the required forensic psychiatry block for residents. When not working, she enjoys reading and watching British mysteries, taking long walks with her husband and rescue dog, and volunteering on her township's Senior Citizens' Advisory Council.

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.

Cruise Itinerary

Sun Sep 24 Galveston, TX
- 4:00 pm
Mon Sep 25 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Tue Sep 26 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Wed Sep 27 Roatan, Honduras
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Thu Sep 28 Costa Maya, Mexico
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Fri Sep 29 Cozumel, Mexico
7:00 am 5:30 pm
Sat Sep 30 *At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sun Oct 01 Galveston, TX
7:00 am -
*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.

Ports of Call

Galveston, TX - Galveston is famous for its seafood, tropical scenery and breathtaking Victorian architecture. This magnificent island also boasts of 32 miles of beautiful beaches and great sportfishing.

At Sea - Cruising - Cruising

Roatan, Honduras - The island of Roatan is known for its glittering bays and colorful coral reefs perfect for outdoor adventures like snorkeling and scuba diving. Discover your inner pirate in Roatan, where you can taste local rum, swim among starfish at Starfish Alley, or sample fresh seafood at local restaurants.

The 40-mile-long island borders the second-longest barrier reef on the globe, which attracts many divers each year. Go horseback riding at Little French Cay or unwind in paradise at West Bay. Don’t forget to try conch fritters and rum cake during your visit.

Costa Maya, Mexico - Exploring the dense tropical vegetation and wide sandy bays of the Costa Maya, it's easy to imagine the days when sacrifice and slavery, rite and ritual were rampant in the Mayan culture. Even today, the countless ruins of temple walls, stairs and secret pathways exude magic and mystery. And when your archaeology lesson is complete, glorious stretches of coral sand may inspire you to build your own empire-of sand castles, of course!

Cozumel, Mexico - With its lively tropical reefs, crystal-clear waters and ancient ruins, Cozumel is ripe for one-of-a-kind adventures. Cruise to Cozumel and head to Chankanaab National Park, where you can snorkel among the colorful reefs and schools of tropical fish that give this island its premier diving status. Or travel back in time on an adventure through the towering Maya ruins of Tulum. When you’re done exploring, unwind with a beachside massage at Playa Mia. From culture savoring to soaking up sunshine, you’ll find a world of adventure waiting for you in Cozumel.

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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