6-Night Western Caribbean Cruise


Itinerary

  Day Date Port of Call Arrival* Departure* Activity
  Sun Apr 20, 2025 Fort Lauderdale, Florida - 3:30 PM Embark
  Mon Apr 21, 2025 At Sea - -  
  Tue Apr 22, 2025 Cozumel, Mexico 7:00 AM 4:00 PM Docked
  Wed Apr 23, 2025 George Town, Grand Cayman 10:00 AM 5:00 PM Tendered
  Thu Apr 24, 2025 At Sea - -  
  Fri Apr 25, 2025 Bimini, Bahamas 9:30 AM 5:00 PM Docked
  Sat Apr 26, 2025 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 7:00 AM - Disembark
  *Embark/Departure/Disembark times subject to change.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Ft. Lauderdale is sometimes called the Venice of America because of its many canals and waterways. It's home to the annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, one of the largest in-water boat shows in the world; one of the many reasons our Fort Lauderdale cruise guests love visiting. Guests of Ft. Lauderdale cruises can easily get a taste of the area's nautical lifestyle by cruising the Intracoastal Waterway on an old-fashioned paddle wheeler. Other options include hopping aboard one of the popular water taxis or Venetian gondolas that glide down the historic New River that flows right through town.

While Ft. Lauderdale is often overshadowed by its flashy neighbor, Miami, the port city is expanding rapidly as major developers and high-end resorts build up the beachfront and surrounding neighborhoods. Visitors will find world-class shopping on famous Las Olas Boulevard, celebrated restaurants and a cultural explosion in the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District. It's clear that the city is solidifying its place as a sophisticated destination, and one of the reasons our Fort Lauderdale cruises are a popular choice for many vacation goers.

Cozumel, Mexico

Amid the largest coral reef in the West, this Caribbean island lures anglers, divers, snorkelers, and beachgoers. Fish the flats or head out to blue water to hunt for big game—mahi-mahi, marlin, sailfish, and more. Bring your dive card with you on your cruise to Cozumel and witness all the natural wonders waiting below the surface, like neon tropical fish, swaying sea fans, and vibrant coral colonies. Or, go snorkeling to see the show without a dive card. Curl up on the beach in a hammock with a cold one. At Playa Mia, you can even fly down Twin Twister waterslides.

Go cruise shopping for beautiful Mexican silver, amber, and other artisanal gifts in San Miguel. Or, hop a ferry to charming Playa del Carmen, on the mainland, and stroll along la Quinta Avenida for more inviting restaurants, bars, and shops. Down the coast from Playa, you can explore the ancient Maya city of Tulum, perched impressively on a cliff, overlooking the brilliant sea and powdery beach below. Cozumel cuisine means fresh seafood. Savor the catch of the day served on a banana leaf, or enjoy it marinated in lime juice, cilantro, onion, and tomato. Of course, this is the place for Mexican classics like tacos, guacamole—and margaritas.

Georgetown, Cayman Islands

No destination blends global finance with the Caribbean lifestyle quite like the Cayman Islands. This upscale destination offers world-class restaurants, designer boutiques, and duty-free shopping, plus white sand beaches, brilliant blue waters, and teeming coral reefs. Enjoy postcard views of George Town, Seven Mile Beach, and West Bay from the custom-designed Cayman Explorer. You can step down easily into shallow waters to interact with the welcoming stingrays.

Launch your snorkeling adventure from a luxurious catamaran. Swim right through the World War II naval vessel USS Kittiwake, now a shallow artificial reef. Finish with leisurely sunbathing and cool cocktails. Swim with the denizens of Stingray City in the crystalline waters of Coral Reef Gardens. After snorkeling with the graceful rays, recharge with an island barbecue on Seven Mile Beach. You'll shop till you drop in the duty-free boutiques of George Town. Find gifts for everyone—including yourself—like china, crystal, jewelry, antiques, and resort wear by renowned designers.

Conch shells were the homes of tasty mollusks. Try Cayman conch in salads, chowders, and fritters. Cruises to Grand Cayman Islands are not complete without a sample of the rich Caribbean curries, and don't miss the fresh produce: coconut, cassava, and plantains. For dessert, have some rum cake.

Bimini, Bahamas

A small Bahamian island with a mysterious past once recognized as the location of the Lost City of Atlantis and legendary Fountain of Youth. Today, a hidden gem known for miles of pristine beaches, plenty of water activities, and year-round sport fishing.

The Ship: Celebrity Reflection
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Set sail aboard Celebrity Reflection and experience a luxurious vacation that brings some of the most amazing destinations in the world closer than you ever imagined. Relax in stylish accommodations and enjoy all of the award-winning onboard experiences that make Celebrity cruises so incredible. There’s also an exclusive sanctuary for guests of The Retreat® which includes private restaurant dining and 24/7 lounge. Enjoy dining options that include distinctive restaurants with menus crafted by Michelin-starred chefs and the most-awarded wine collection at sea. Dedicated staff is there to tend to your every need. Enjoy endless ocean views, catch some sun, and play your favorite outdoor games on a ½ acre of real grass at The Lawn Club. Then, cap off the outdoor fun with delicious grilling specialties at Lawn Club Grill. You can also take your palate to new heights with exciting culinary experiences by Global Culinary Ambassador, Chef Daniel Boulud. Shop in luxury boutiques. And, invigorate your senses at The Spa. From unforgettable spaces to world-class amenities, and distinct features, you’ll rest and recharge the moment you step aboard.

Celebrity Reflection is sailing with Starlink - the world’s most advanced broadband satellite internet - to bring you high-speed connectivity for a better onboard experience.

Signature features of Celebrity Reflection include:

Main Restaurant: Airy and contemporary main restaurant, with a large curated menu of classic and modern, regionally inspired choices.
Oceanview Cafe: Savor a world of flavors in our market-place inspired café.
Mast Grill: Let your cravings go wild. Grab a great burger in a relaxed, poolside environment.
The Spa Cafe: Celebrity was one of the first cruise lines to offer a spa restaurant. We saw an opportunity to create an extension of our industry's leading spa experience by introducing the Spa Café.
The Martini Bar & Crush: Talented bartenders put on a high-energy show preparing an intriguing menu of classic and contemporary martinis, served on an ice-topped bar. Sit back and relax, listening to up-tempo tunes and enjoying a collection of rare vodkas and a portfolio of fine caviars
Ensemble Lounge: Ensemble Lounge is the ideal setting for an aperitif en route to an extraordinary dining experience, or a digestif afterward. Live entertainment from world-class musicians and a "dressed for dinner" crowd make this elegant space a fantastic start or end to your evening
Sky Observation Lounge: A unique music venue with spectacular ocean views. The perfect daytime spot to gaze over the sea with a cocktail in hand and dance the night away after the sun sets.
Fitness Center: Bring your workout routine along on your modern luxury vacation and enjoy a variety of new fitness classes and seminars along with world class cruise fitness amenities.
Le Petit Chef*: A one-of-a-kind dining concept. Experience the fusion of entertainment and cuisine.
Tuscan Grille*: An Italian ristorante and enoteca with a contemporary twist.
Murano*: Luxury without pretense.
The Lawn Club Grill*: Experience the thrill of grilling near a lawn of fresh-cut grass while surrounded by an endless view of the sea.
The Porch*: The freshest seafood & raw bar.
Sushi on Five*: A one-of-a-Our modern take on traditional Japanese fare.

* cover charge applies

Verandah Stateroom

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Ample indoor and outdoor space come together to create your private sanctuary at sea. Your personal veranda lets you greet the day, soak in breathtaking sunsets, and enjoy fresh sea breezes.

Ocean View Stateroom

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Expansive views make Ocean View Staterooms on the Celebrity Reflection the ideal place to unwind at sea. These perfectly indulgent spaces come furnished with Celebrity’s eXhale bedding featuring a king-sized* Cashmere™ Mattress and everything else a modern traveler needs.

Inside Stateroom

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Your escape at sea, Inside Staterooms offer ample living space, including a sitting area and a flat screen TV. Each inside stateroom on board Celebrity Reflection includes world-class amenities.

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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

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

Reservations will be secured and cabins assigned upon receipt of passenger deposit of $500 per cabin. Final payment as instructed by our travel agent. Due to the number of details needed to complete 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. Please contact our office at 1-800-222-6927 or 1-509-547-7065 to complete your cruise reservation.

Discounted Fares

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

TARGET AUDIENCE

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.

PROGRAM PURPOSE

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. 

OBJECTIVES

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
6-Night Western Caribbean Cruise
April 20-26, 2025

Sunday, April 20 - Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Embark

  1530 Ship sails
     

Monday, April 21 - At Sea

  0745 Registration - Mandatory Sign-In
  0810 Welcome NWS Staff
  0815 Lytes On, Lytes Off C.Pfennig
  0915 A Different Kind of TWOfer: Trauma in Pregnancy C.Pfennig
  1015 Combative and Convulsing: Care of the Altered, Agitated Patients T.Sanson
  1115 Back Pain: Special Cases T.Sanson
  1215 Lunch Break
  1315 Papules, Petechiae, Purpura, Oh My! Derm in the ED C.Pfennig
  1415 Don’t “Ovary” React: Vaginal Bleeding in the Non-Pregnant Patient C.Pfennig
  1515 Break
  1530 Human Trafficking T.Sanson
  1630 Generations in the Workplace T.Sanson
  1730 Adjourn
     

Tuesday, April 22 - Cozumel, Mexico – Day Open

     

Wednesday April 23 - Georgetown Grand Cayman – Afternoon Open

  0730 Registration - Mandatory Sign-In
  0745 RESUSCITATIVE Sequence Intubation in the Hemodynamically Unstable Patient C.Pfennig
  0845 Stress Me Out: Adrenal Gland Emergencies C.Pfennig
  0945 Adjourn
     

Thursday, April 24 – At Sea

  0800 Registration - Mandatory Sign-In
  0815 A Silent Killer: Pulmonary Embolism T.Sanson
  0915 Litigation Stress T.Sanson
  1015 Airway Triple Threat: Allergy, Anaphylaxis, and Angioedema C.Pfennig
  1115 Wait, There Is a Baby in There: Imaging in Pregnancy C.Pfennig
  1215 Lunch Break
  1315 Violence in the Medical Setting T.Sanson
  1415 Sore Throats That Can Kill T.Sanson
  1515 Break
  1530 Rev It Up and Slow It Down: Thyroid Emergencies C.Pfennig
  1630 Enneagram: Understanding Your Personality C.Pfennig
  1730 Adjourn
     

Friday, April 25 – Bimini, Bahamas – Afternoon Open

  0730 Registration - Mandatory Sign-In
  0745 ENT Tricks of the Trade T.Sanson
  0845 Resilience: It’s About You T.Sanson
  0945 Adjourn  
     

Saturday, April 26 - Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Disembark

   

20 CME

20 Class A CE

3.1 Pharmacology Hours†

 
Refreshments served at the meeting are for registered attendees only.
Rev. 4/8/24

FACULTY

Camiron Pfennig, MD, MHPE
Prisma Health–Upstate
Department of Emergency Medicine
Associate Vice Chair of Academic Affairs
Emergency Medicine Residency Director
Professor
University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville
Clemson University School of Health Research
Clemson, South Carolina
Program Coordinator

Tracy G. Sanson, MD, FACEP
Educator, Coach, Consultant
Founder: TracySansonMD, LLC
Lutz, Florida 

ACCREDITATION

Northwest Anesthesia Seminars / Northwest Seminars is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Northwest Anesthesia Seminars / Northwest Seminars 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: This activity contributes to the CME component of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology™ (MOCA®) program, known as MOCA 2.0®. Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA 2.0® requirements.

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: NWAS/NWS is an approved provider for the following state nursing boards: Arkansas State Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480), 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).

The AANA is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP #10862.

This program offers 20 contact hours.

†Pharmacology hours subject to change.

COURSE DIRECTOR

Mark T. Murphy, MD, MSN Education, LLC, Treasure Island, Florida, Medical Director, Northwest Seminars, Pasco, Washington

SCHEDULE AND FACULTY CHANGES

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.

COURSE CANCELLATION BY PROVIDER

We reserve the right to cancel a course for any reason. In such case, a minimum of days notice will be given to those registered and 100% of tuition paid will be refunded. NWAS/NWS and NWWT will not be responsible for any non-refundable airfare, hotel, or other liabilities you may incur. We highly recommend purchase of travel insurance. Travel at your own risk.

COURSE CANCELLATION FEE

$100 February 20, 2025 to March 22, 2025. No refund after March 22, 2025; however, 50% of tuition paid may be applied toward tuition for another NWS/NWAS program within the next 12 months. Cancellation must be made in writing. No tuition credit or refund will be issued for attendees that are no-shows for the program.

FAP (Frequent Attendee Points)

We value your patronage and have a simple program to reward you. Our Frequent Attendee Points (FAP) program gives you an added bonus for money spent on our seminars, as well as cruise cabins booked through our in-house travel agency, Northwest Worldwide Travel.

You are automatically enrolled in this program with your paid registration. Click here for more information.

Lecture notes will be provided via download in PDF format.

You must sign-in every day you attend to receive credit.

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. The concierge can provide you with childcare information.

Travel at your own risk.

REGISTER EARLY

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.

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