Day Date Port Arrive Depart
  Sat Mar 12 Miami, Florida - Embark 4:30 PM
  Sun Mar 13 At Sea - Cruising    
  Mon Mar 14 Labadee, Haiti 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
  Tue Mar 15 San Juan, Puerto Rico 2:00 PM 10:00 PM
  Wed Mar 16 Philipsburg, St. Maarten 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
  Thu Mar 17 St. John's, Antigua 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
  Fri Mar 18 At Sea - Cruising    
  Sat Mar 19 At Sea - Cruising    
Mar 20 Miami, Florida - Disembark 6:00 AM  

Miami, Florida

Florida has been called the American Riviera and an Art Deco playground, yet there’s more to experience here than fine white sand and exuberant architecture. South Beach offers an eclectic mix of world-class boutiques, galleries, and also rates as a culinary hot spot for gourmet to casual cuisine. For the intrepid shopper, numerous specialty shops are here for the picking. Many first-rate spas and golf courses are located in Miami as well. Stroll the beautiful grounds of the Miami Beach Botanical Gardens or banish the blues lying on the beach. Play a game of beach volleyball, sail, snorkel, or float.

Labadee, Haiti

Haiti is a mountainous island, blanketed in tropical foliage and exotic vegetation accented with both French and Creole. While the island may serve as a picturesque playground for water-lovers, it’s also easy to find places that make you feel as if this were your own private natural kingdom. This exclusive destination offers pristine beaches, breathtaking scenery, and spectacular water activities. There is even an amazing new Aqua Park for kids. Regardless of where you go, you’ll find yourself embraced by the beautiful landscape. Whether you want to kayak along the coastline, parasail 400 feet above the beautiful peninsula of Labadee, ride aboard a waverunner along the coast, shop for handmade local artwork, or just relax on the beach, you don’t want to miss Labadee.

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

When the Spanish closed their colonial fort on St. Maarten in 1648, a few Dutch and French soldiers hid on the island and decided to share it. Soon after, the Netherlands and France signed a formal agreement to split St. Maarten in half, as it is today. Philipsburg displays its Dutch heritage in its architecture and landscaping. The island offers endless stretches of beach, beautiful landscapes, and great shopping. Compete in an actual race on an America’s Cup shortened course. Grind a winch, trim a sail or just sit back and enjoy. Professional sailors will give you a quick lesson, then you’re off to compete on Stars and Stripes, one of the most famous sailboats in the world. Rendezvous at one of the newest and trendiest restaurants in French St. Maarten. Explore Orient Bay, the French Riviera of the Caribbean, with over 1.5 miles of white-sand beaches. Admire the delicate nature and dazzling colors of hundreds of butterflies as you tour St. Maarten’s popular Butterfly Farm.

St. John's, Antigua

In St. John’s, farmers markets, candy-colored architecture, and the ruins of sugar plantations vie for attention with a kaleidoscope of coral reefs and sailing adventures. Salute the white baroque towers of St. John’s Cathedral that dominate the skyline. When it's time to go shopping, find Caribbean fashions, local crafts, and designer fashions in the duty-free shops of St. John’s.

The Ship: Jewel of the Seas

apexAfter a day spent wandering new shores, dive into a world of thrills on Jewel of the Seas®. Scale the Rock Climbing Wall or catch a movie on the poolside screen. Grab your playbill for West End to Broadway and raise a glass at Vintages. It's time to go all-in on adventure.


From expertly rolled sushi, fresh sashimi, and delicate nigiri, to izakaya-style appetizers and flavorful meats cooked perfectly on ishiyaki grilling stones — this hard-rocking spin on the fleet favorite Izumi is one specialty dining experience you don’t want to miss out on.

For more than a decade, the chefs at Chops Grille have specialized in serving up quality, hand-cut meat. Dinner at this hallmark Royal Caribbean specialty restaurant goes far beyond the typical steakhouse experience, though, with reimagined classics like succulent Maine lobster, gruyere cheese tater tots, white truffle-scented mushroom soup, and of course, expertly prepared prime beef.
Antipasti Appetizer Giovannis TableItalian salami, prosciutto, roasted peppers, olives & Gambonzola cheese. Best cruise dining at Giovanni's Table restaurant.

Every meal at Giovanni’s Table is a family-style celebration of rustic Italian flavor. You’ll find all your favorite Old-World classics on the menu here, like house focaccia served with marinated artichokes, olives and pesto, fluffy gnocchi tossed in a thyme-scented sauce of lamb and root vegetables, traditional risotto finished with porcini and truffle mushroom tapenade, and veal osso buco paired with creamy cheese polenta, ripe tomatoes and sautéed green beans.

Rise to the occasion and take on the signature Rock Climbing Wall. From beginners to speed climbers, everyone can enjoy an unparalleled view from 40 feet above deck. Included in your fare, no reservation required.

Hit the links on the high seas! Refine your mini-golf game on a green that overlooks a sea of blue. Included in your fare, no reservation required.

“Are we there yet?” is a thing of the past. We keep every kid entertained with games, events, age-appropriate activities and more in our award-winning youth program.

Escape to the most ethereal cities of the world— both real and imaginary— in a show that will hypnotize your senses.
Schooner Bar Seating AreaAN, Anthem of the Seas, Schooner Bar, lounge, piano, ship rigging decor, screens in back,

Wrap up your night at Schooner Bar, where perfectly mixed cocktails and live entertainment come together in a warm-lit nautical-themed lounge. Cozy up in a seat under the mast, by the portholes, or right by the gleaming grand piano. The sing-along's about to begin.

Slip into sultry rhythms and heart-racing beats as we touch down in Tango Buenos Aires and delve into the universal dance of love and passion.



Our interior staterooms include a wide array of amenities for your whole family to enjoy.


Savor the seaside and snapshots of landscapes from shore to shore.


Claim your slice of paradise with balcony views just outside your door.


Enjoy extra space, more amenities, and breathtaking views.

Photos and renderings of guestrooms are representative of the general design and view of the rooms.
The exact layout and view in any of the guestroom photos are not guaranteed.

We have a block of cabins for seminar participants.
Once this block is sold, cabins are on availability only and may be at a higher rate.
Cruises sell out early

We have a block of cabins for seminar participants. Once this block is sold, cabins are on availability only and may be at a higher rate. Cruises sell out early.

Travel Arrangements

To receive these discounted cruise fares you must book your cruise through us. We have all of the information regarding the cruise and seminar and can make your cruise reservations.


Reservations will be secured and cabins assigned upon receipt of passenger deposit in the amount of $500 per cabin. Final payment as instructed by our travel agent. Due to the number of details needed to complete a cruise cabin booking accurately, a cabin will not be booked for you until you have spoken with one of our cruise agents via phone or via direct email correspondence.

Discounted Fares

We have been able to negotiate a GREAT DISCOUNT for you on this luxurious cruise!! See reservation form for details. Various promotional fares may also be available. ALWAYS CALL BEFORE BOOKING ANYWHERE ELSE: (800) 222-6927


Going Places. Be sure to mention Northwest Seminars when booking.

Contact: Kellee Gray, (858) 456-7962 Booking fee applies


This course is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and all other medical care providers who must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of the emergency medicine specialty or are impacted by it.


The practitioner of emergency medicine must possess evidence-based scientific background for competent clinical practice; maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of the specialty and all additional related disciplines; maintain an up-to-the-minute armamentarium of knowledge and skills for the selection and use of complex equipment, pharmacological agents, and procedures; manage self and colleagues to function toward common goals in providing consistent care in all settings in which emergency care is provided; serve as an expert in matters involving quality, safe and equitable health care delivery and support of other service providers, departments, institutions, and organizations dependent upon professional expertise. Presentations are designed to facilitate the acquisition of cognitive and technical skills as defined through evidence-based data translated to best practice standards by the pertinent governmental and professional organizations including the American College of Emergency Physicians, American College of Surgeons and the Emergency Nurses Association and abilities in one or more of the disciplines vital to the practicing professional.


At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

Apply the pertinent physical and behavioral sciences as they impact and are affected by the planning, delivery, and monitoring of services inherent in the professions

Explain the selection, dosing considerations with methods of administration, safe use, contraindications and precautions of drugs based on their chemical and pharmacologic properties

Outline comprehensive patient management plans for the special patient population discussed

Apply the principles of safety and asepsis in the performance of all aspects of patient care regardless of the clinical environment in which the practice resides

Incorporate the published tenets of pertinent, recognized external organizations, institutions, and professional groups defining medical, legal, philosophical, ethical, and health care management standards

Topics in Emergency Medicine
8-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise
March 12-20, 2022

Saturday, March 12 - Miami, Florida - Embark

  1600 Ship Sails (subject to change)

Sunday, March 13 - At Sea

  0900 Registration - Mandatory Sign In
  0915 The Beginner's Guide on Why You Should Not Get High A.Tarabar  
  1015 The Great Masquerader: Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection C.Moore  
  1115 We Need To Calm This Patient Down A.Tarabar  
  1215 Lunch Break
  1330 Who Ordered the ABG? A.Tarabar  
  1430 Primum Non Nocere: Procedural Guidance Using Ultrasound C.Moore  
  1530 All About Bleeding A.Tarabar  
  1630 Heart of the Matter: Integrating Point-Of-Care Cardiac Ultrasound Into Your Practice C.Moore  
  1730 Adjourn

Monday, March 14 - Labadee, Haiti - Day Open

Tuesday, March 15 - San Juan, Puerto Rico - Day Open

Wednesday, March 16 - Philipsburg, St. Maarten - Day Open

Thursday, March 17 - St. Johns, Antigua - Day Open


Friday, March 18 - At Sea

  0900 Registration - Mandatory Sign In
  0915 Pain Management in the 21st Century C.Moore  
  1015 Defending Blood Pressure A.Tarabar  
  1115 Too Thin or Too Thick? Recent Updates on Achieving the Goldilocks of Bleeding Tendencies C.Moore  
  1215 Lunch Break
  1330 Have Clot, Will Travel: Approaches to Venous Thromboembolism C.Moore  
  1430 Common and Uncommon Causes of Abdominal Pain A.Tarabar  
  1530 Controversies in Kidney Stones C.Moore  
  1630 Rash Language A.Tarabar  
  1730 Adjourn

Saturday, March 19 - At Sea

  0900 Registration - Mandatory Sign In
  0915 Shock: A Modern Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment C.Moore  
  1015 Is There an Antidote for This? A.Tarabar  
  1115 COVID in the Emergency Department: Two Year Anniversary C.Moore  
  1215 Lunch Break
  1330 ID Consults in the ED: Formal or Curbside A.Tarabar  
  1430 Approach to Undifferentiated Dyspnea C.Moore  
  1530 Why Do We Need Glands? A.Tarabar  
  1630 Adjourn

Sunday, March 20 - Miami, Florida - Disembark


20 CME

20 CEC

Pharmacology Hours TBD†

Refreshments served at the meeting are for registered attendees only.
Rev. 5/28/22


Christopher L. Moore, MD
Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut

Asim Tarabar, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Yale Emergency Medicine Faculty
Director, Medical Toxicology
Consultant, Connecticut Poison Control Center
New Haven, Connecticut


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health and Northwest Seminars. The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Anesthesiology: CME credit will be sent directly to The American Board of Anesthesiology to fulfill the Part 2 requirement for the Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program (MOCA®).

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.

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists: This program is designed to meet requirements for Class A CE credit. Once approved by AANA, this will be indicated.

Nurse Practitioners: The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accept CME from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

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

Physician Assistants: The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 20 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

Registered Nurses: NWS is an approved provider for the following state nursing boards: Arkansas State Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480), California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider Number 4833), District of Columbia Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480), Florida Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480), Georgia Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480), and the South Carolina Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480). This program offers 20 contact hours.

†Pharmacology hours subject to change.


Mark Murphy, MD, MSN Education, Treasure Island, Florida and Medical Director, Northwest Seminars, Pasco, Washington


Factors beyond our control sometimes necessitate changes in the schedule and faculty. If time permits, we will inform all registrants of any changes prior to the program. Changes on site due to local conditions will be announced in class.


We reserve the right to cancel a course for any reason. In such case, a minimum of 60 days notice will be given to those registered and 100% of tuition paid will be refunded. NWS and NWWT are not responsible for any non-refundable cruise fare, airfare, hotel, or other expenses you may incur. We highly recommend purchase of travel insurance.


$100 January 11, 2022 to February 10, 2022. No refund after February 10, 2022; however, 50% of tuition paid may be applied toward tuition for another NWAS program within the next 12 months. Cancellation must be made in writing.


Penalties apply for cancellation of the cruise for any reason. We strongly recommend purchase of the cancellation insurance. Please be aware that premiums paid for insurance are non-refundable.

FAP (Frequent Attendee Points)

FAP lets you accumulate points based on dollars spent with NWS including net cruise, net hotel, and tuition booked through NWS (but not air). Once you have enough points to cover a full tuition they can be redeemed for tuition (no cash value). A great program to reward you for supporting NWS! FAP is an especially valuable bonus when you book your cruises through NWS. Not only do you receive the lowest fare, but you get a 1.5% of net cruise fare credit toward future tuition! Click here for more information.

Lecture notes will be provided via download in PDF format.

While we strive for accuracy at all times with our published information, we cannot be responsible for typographical and other errors.

Please note that children and non-registered guests are not allowed to attend the lectures.

For your airfare needs please call: Going Places. Be sure to mention NWS when booking. Contact: Kellee Gray, Phone: (858) 456-7962, Email:


We recommend that you register early to assure your spot. We reserve the right to close registrations to a course at any time without notice. We may not be able to accommodate onsite registrations.