Jan 21-28, 2017, Celebrity Reflection Cruise Seminar



 Clinical Topics in Anesthesia for the CRNA


An Eastern Caribbean Cruise/Seminar aboard
Celebrity Cruise Lines Reflection

15 Class A CE Credits

January 21-28, 2017



This continuing education program offers the practicing CRNA a unique opportunity to share ideas and thoughts on their clinical practice.

Didactic lectures will be offered and daily discussion sessions will involve all course participants. Case studies are welcome to enrich the program and stimulate thought.

This seminar will be presented in an informal manner and audience participation is strongly encouraged for program enrichment.




Brian G. McAlary, MD
Educational and Legal Consultant
Culpeper, Virginia


Bernard A. Kuzava, CRNA
President and CEO
IPGE, Inc.
Hastings, Michigan


Sunday AM, January 22, 2017
(5 CE Credits)

0600 - 0730 .... Breakfast on your own
0730 - 0930 .... Anesthesia for the Diabetic Patient
0930 - 0945 .... Break
0945 - 1045 .... Controversies in Regional Anesthesia
1045 - 1145 .... Anesthetic Considerations with Elderly Patients
1145 - 1245 .... Structured Review and Discussion

Monday AM, January 23, 2017
(5 CE Credits)

0800 - 0900 .... Do's and Don't's of Documentation
0900 - 1000 .... The Role of Anesthesia in Patient Safety
1000 - 1015 .... Break
1015 - 1115 .... Trends in Preventable Injury
1115 - 1215 .... Medical Mistakes to Avoid
1215 - 1315 .... Structured Review and Discussion


Thursday AM, January 26, 2017
(5 CE Credits)

0800 - 1000 .... The Importance of Medical Ethics in Anesthesia
1000 - 1015 .... Break
1015 - 1115 .... Introduction to Medical Cannabis
1115 - 1215 .... Workplace Hazards               
1215 - 1315 .... Interactive Review and Final Discussion




This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 15 Class CE Credits. Code Number 1033343; Expiration Date 01/28/17.

IPGE is accredited by the California BRN to provide Continuing Education for Registered Professional Nurses, Provider Number 2374. This activity meets the criteria for 15 CE Credits.

This program also meets the criteria for 2 Pharmacology hours and 8 Clinical Management hours.

Note: IPGE does not support or offer CE Credit for Anesthesiologist Assistants.




TO REGISTER BY FAX DIAL: 1-269-948-2507

Tuition Fee includes syllabus on USB Drive

Virtual Syllabus

To access the Virtual Syllabus, please click on the "Virtual Syllabus" Link below. When prompted to do so, enter "Syllabus@ipge.com" for the username and 2013ipge for the password. All lectures are in .pdf format and may be downloaded and/or printed. The format is three slides to a page and adjacent space for notes. As a reminder, the syllabus material is copyright and may not be reproduced in any form without the written consent of the author.

Virtual Syllabus for Reflection Seminar

Refund Policy

A full refund less $150.00 application processing fee may be obtained if notice of cancellation is received in writing or by Email (ipgeseminars@ipge.com) no later than January 11, 2017. No refunds are made after this date. If IPGE cancels the program, a full refund will be provided unless cancellation forced by a natural or man-made disaster (fire, flood, earthquake, strike, acts of God, war or terrorism, or any other cause beyond IPGE's control.) In this event a full value voucher valid for two years from date of issue is awarded. In addition, attempts will be made to reschedule the program within a reasonable time period.

Tuition Refund Guarantee Plan

For a fee of $35.00 IPGE will waive all refund restrictions until the day before the seminar begins. To purchase this option, check the appropriate box on your application form and add $35.00 to your tuition fee. This option must be purchased at the time of registration. NOTE: If you register online, this option appears as a default. Click REMOVE" if you do not want to protect your tuition fee.



All participating faculty are requested to submit any potential conflicts of interest , financial or otherwise, which may exist in their areas of presentation. IPGE reserves the right to substitute a speaker or topic if the need arises. No prior notification of changes is made. Every effort to preserve Course content will be made. IPGE assumes no responsibility for failure of third party suppliers to meet their obligations. IPGE assumes no responsibility for comments or information provided by faculty at this course. 

Transfer of Registration

If you did not purchase the refund waiver guarantee ad find it necessary to cancel your registration ,  it may be more cost effective to transfer to another IPGE program instead. IPGE permits a one time transfer to any course offered within one year of the original course starting date.  Transfers are made at a fee of $100.00. Please call or Email us if you would like to select this option.

Auditing/Recording of Lectures

 Auditing of lectures wthout payment of tuition fees is not permitted.
Recording of lectures is strictly forbidden.


*(subject to change by cruise line)

Date Port/City Activity Arrival Departure
Jan 21 Miami, Florida     4:00 PM
Jan 22 At Sea      
Jan 23 San Juan, Puerto Rico Docked 3:30 PM 10:00 PM
Jan 24 Phillipsburg, St. Maarten Docked 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
Jan 25
Charlotte Amalie, USVI Docked 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
Jan 26
At Sea      
Jan 27
At Sea      
Jan 28
Miami, Florida   7:00 AM




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