Trauma in the Tropics

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Trauma in the Tropics
Cruise and Conference
January 29 – February 5, 2017

History, Romance, Architecture, and Art.
Icons, Wonders, and Landmarks.
Adventure, Ambiance, Culture and Style.
Be Seen, Be Heard, Enjoy and Smile.

Join us aboard the Royal Caribbean’s Jewel of the Seas™
Leaving from San Juan, Puerto Rico aboard Royal Caribbean’s Jewel of the Sea with ports in St. Thomas, St. Kitts, Antigua, Barbados and St. Lucia

Download the Trauma in the Tropics Brochure

General Information

Trauma in the Tropics is an annual cruise and continuing education conference for first responders, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, nurses, physicians and other healthcare professionals.

Family and friends are welcome. Conference participation is optional.

Our goal is to provide high quality continuing education to help you maintain the knowledge and proficiency required in your profession. We do it all in paradise so you can combine work and much needed relaxation.

Trauma in the Tropics began in 1996 as a Caribbean cruise and has been held annually since. Please consider joining us for what promises to be an unforgettable experience!

Cruise Costs

   Inside $807.64
   Ocean View $869.64
   Balcony $1117.64
   Suite Upon Request
  • Group rates are subject to change based on current promotional rates
  • Lower rate will be honored at time of booking
  • Includes taxes and port charge
  • Does not include airfare
  • Includes airport to pier transfers, if traveling on day of cruise
  • Rate is based on two people per cabin, 3rd and 4th person occupancy and single rates available upon request

$500.00 per person deposit required by September 26, 2016
Final payment due by October 24, 2016

Notice: All information is subject to change without notice.

Travel Arrangements

To make travel arrangements or cruise payments contact:

Travel with Me
Cindy Poling
21240 Raymond Road
Marysville, OH 43040
Office:  (937) 644.9500


The cost of the educational conference is $150.00 in addition to cruise and travel fees.

Continuing education schedules, additional topics and speakers are to be announced.

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Additional Information

Online: Contact Us
Telephone: (614) 566.9111

Educational Scope

OhioHealth Emergency Medical Services continuing education programs are intended only to introduce or further enhance knowledge and skills. Authorization to perform any procedure, skill, technique or the like, as well as certification or licensure, is not implied or granted.

Future performance, retention of knowledge, competency and the like are not implied or guaranteed. The issuance or possession of certificates, provider cards, letters of attendance and the like, as well as participation in or completion of an educational offering, do not indicate a participant’s knowledge, expected behavior or capacity to perform.

EMS CE Approval

OhioHealth Emergency Medical Services is approved by the State of Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of EMS as a Continuing Education Provider (Approval #2084). Ohio Division of EMS

Nursing CE Approval

The Ohio Board of Nursing accepts “a CE activity that has been approved by an agency that regulates a healthcare profession or discipline in Ohio or another jurisdiction.”

CE approved by the State of Ohio, Department of Public Safety, Division of EMS meets Ohio Board of Nursing CE requirements. Ohio Board of Nursing