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Cruise Conference Planning For Your Association
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Travel Medicine for the Primary Care Practitioner
Co-Sponsored with School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook

Royal Caribbean's Marvelous Explorer of the Seas
Royal Caribbean's Explorer of the Seas

5-Night Bermuda Cruise Conference from Bayonne, New Jersey (Cape Liberty)
April 7 - 12, 2012

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.
Course Fee Physicians $695
All Others - Course Fee $450
Course Fee Cancellation Policy
30 days or more - None; 7-29 days - 50%; less than 7 days - 100%

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.
John D. Shanley, M.D., MPH
Dr. John Shanley received his MD at UCLA in 1971. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at UCLA in 1976. During that time he spent two years as a Research Associate with the NIH, NIAID at the Pacific Research Section in Honolulu (1973-1975). He completed a fellowship in Infectious Diseases at UCLA in 1978.

He joined the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine at the University of Iowa as Assistant Professor in 1978. In 1982, he then joined the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine at the University of Connecticut in Farmington Connecticut as Associate Professor. In 1991 he became the director and the fellowship director of the Division of Infectious Diseases.

In 1993 he was awarded the Connecticut State Chair in Infectious Disease which he held until his retirement in 2007. He continued as part time faculty and was appointed Professor Emeritus. He also completed a Masters in Public Health in 2007.

In February, 2008 he joined the department of Preventive Medicine at the Stony Brook school of Medicine, Stony Brook, N.Y. as a Professor and became Associate Dean for International Programs in June, 2008. In January of 2009, he became Associate Director of the Graduate program in Public Health. He currently runs an outpatient program in Travel Medicine and Adult Vaccination through Preventive Medicine.

Dr. Shanley is active in the teaching Programs for the school of Medicine and the Graduate Program in Public Health. He is an active member of a number of professional societies including the Infectious Disease Society of America, the International Society of Travel Medicine, the International Society for Infectious Disease and the American Society for tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

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

Objectives: This series of lectures is designed to familiarize participants with issues facing travelers to developing countries, review the clinical aspects of common tropical diseases seen in travelers and to introduce concepts in Global Health. Upon completion of the seminar participants should be able to provide pre-travel evaluation and preparation of a traveler, recognize and manage common diseases acquired by travelers, and identify issues in Global Health. This seminar will be of interest to family practitioners, internists and other physicians and health professionals who provide medical advice and/or health services to travelers.

  • Travel Medicine: Preparing to Travel
  • Introduction to Global Health Issues
  • What is a vaccine?
  • Adult Vaccination and the Traveler
  • Vector borne Disease
  • Malaria: Clinical Aspects, Treatment and Prevention
  • Tuberculosis and Multidrug Resistant TB
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • HIV - A Global Update
  • Environmental Extremes and Travel
  • Water Related diseases
  • Tropical Dermatology and Ectoparasites
  • Pandemic Influenza
  • Emerging Infectious Diseases


April 8
1 9:00-10:00 am Travel Medicine: Preparing to Travel
1 10:00-11:00 am Introduction to Global Health Issues
1 11:00-12:00 pm What is a vaccine?
1 1:00-2:00 pm Adult Vaccination and the Traveler
1 2:00-3:00 pm Vector borne Disease
1 3:00-4:00 pm Malaria: Clinical Aspects, Treatment and Prevention
1 4:00-5:00 pm Tuberculosis and Multidrug Resistant TB
April 11 1 8:00-9:00 am Sexually Transmitted Diseases
1 9:00-10:00 am HIV - A Global Update
1 10:00-11:00 am Environmental Extremes and Travel
1 11:00-12:00 pm Water Related diseases
1 1:00-2:00 pm Tropical Dermatology and Ectoparasites
1 2:00-3:00 pm Pandemic Influenza
1 3:00-4:00 pm Emerging Infectious Diseases
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.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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
Sat Apr 7
Cape Liberty (Bayonne), New Jersey
Sun Apr 8
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 9:00am - 12:00pm,
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Mon Apr 9
King's Wharf, Bermuda
Overnight stay onboard
Tue Apr 10
King's Wharf, Bermuda
Wed Apr 11
At Sea Cruising
Lectures 8:00am - 12:00pm,
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Thu Apr 12
Cape Liberty (Bayonne), New Jersey

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