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2012 Deluxe Tour to Chile and Argentina

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Monday, October 15, 2012 at 8:00 AM - Monday, October 22, 2012 at 10:00 PM (EDT)

2012 Deluxe Tour to Chile and Argentina

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DELUXE TOUR TO CHILE AND ARGENTINA! BLEND VOCATION WITH VACATION®


SANTIAGO, CHILE AND BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA
OCTOBER 15-22, 2012

OPTIONAL PRE-TOUR TO PERU (LIMA and CUSCO)
OCTOBER 11-16, 2012

OPTIONAL POST-TOUR TO IGUAZU FALLS, ARGENTINA
OCTOBER 22-24, 2012

(Please note that dates are subject to change)

Your deluxe tour begins with a three (3) night stay in Santiago, Chile at a deluxe 5-star hotel. The majestic Andean Mountain Range can be seen from almost anywhere in Santiago, which is the oldest city in Chile. Spend the next few days touring Cerro San Cristobal, Casablanca Valley, a wine making area and Valparaiso, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. We’ll then head to Viña del Mar to visit the beautiful white sandy beaches. From here, we’ll travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Sprawling and sophisticated, Buenos Aires is South America’s most European of all Latin American cities. Built by European immigrants, it has wide boulevards, leafy parks, grand buildings, with varied culture and nightlife. We’ll spend three (3) nights in the modern area of Catalinas, a short distance from the famous Florida Street and the elegant San Martin Square. Enjoy a half day panoramic city tour of Buenos Aires, experiencing many well known sites such as Main Square Plaza de Mayo, San Telmo and the colorful area of La Boca.

 

Highlights and Travel Details:

  • Fly from Miami on LAN Airlines to Santiago, Chile. All coach transfers, local English speaking guide, hospitality desk and daily breakfast included.
  • Enjoy deluxe accommodations: three (3) nights in Santiago at the deluxe 5-star Plaza El Bosque Hotel in an executive suite and three (3) nights at a modern 5-star Melia Buenos Aires Hotel located in the most exclusive part of the city center.
  • Participate in breakfast seminars and hospital visits in both Santiago and Buenos Aires and receive up to 10.0 contact hours (nurses) or 10.0 continuing education hours (EMTs/Paramedics).
  • Join your fellow travelers for a welcome cocktail reception upon arrival in Santiago, full and half day tours, three (3) lunches and two (2) special dinners
  • Tours in Santiago, Chile included in the package are: a special panoramic city tour which includes a visit of Cerro San Cristóbal, a full day tour of the Casablanca Valley, a wine making area, followed by a special panoramic tour of Valparaiso, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. We’ll then head to Viña del Mar to visit the beautiful white sandy beaches.
  • Tours in Buenos Aires, Argentina included in this package are: a half day panoramic city tour, including a visit to Main Square Plaza de Mayo, San Telmo and the colorful well known area of La Boca. We’ll then drive through elegant Barrio Norte on our way to the Recoleta Cemetery. Enjoy a full day Gaucho experience at one of the traditional and elegant estancias where you will dine on tasty empanadas and generous wine.
  • Special meals included in the package are: a welcome lunch at the charming and romantic Como Agua Para Chocolate Restaurant and an exciting dinner at Los Buenos Muchachos Restaurant in Santiago. You’ll also enjoy a farewell to South America dinner with a special Tango Show at a historic restored tenement, now called “La Ventana”.

Pre-Tour Option to Peru (Lima and Cusco)
October 11-16, 2012

Stay two (2) nights in Lima and three (3) nights in Cusco at deluxe hotels, in centrally located areas, well known for their excellence service.

The optional pre-tour includes airfare from Miami, FL to Peru, airfare within Peru, all coach transfers, local English speaking guide, breakfast daily, hospitality desk, full day city tour of Lima, including lunch in the Mira Flores coastal area. Travel to Cusco with a half-day city tour including the 4 Inca ruins. Visit Ollantaytambo Fortress with lunch following and then shop at Pisac Market. Participate in a full day excursion to the beautiful and enigmatic Machu Picchu Citadel and enjoy lunch at the Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge.


Post-Tour Option to Iguazú Falls
October 22-24, 2012

Following the conclusion of the Main Tour, fly from Buenos Aires to Iguazú Falls. Stay two (2) nights at the breathtaking 5-star Loi Suites Iguazú Hotel.

The optional post-tour includes all coach transfers, local English speaking guide, hospitality desk, breakfast daily, a visit to the Devils’ Throat in the Iguazú Falls National Park, a buffet lunch at the rustic El Fortin Restaurant and the “Big Adventure Navigation Tour”, followed by a farewell cocktail party.

 

For assistance, please call Gannett Education: 1-800-866-0919.

For specific questions about flight/travel arrangements, please contact Interport Ltd. directly at 949-955-9459.

Spouses, friends, and relatives are welcome on this tour!

Deadline to Book Trip with Interport: August 15, 2012

Highlights & Itinerary

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During this amazing tour, you'll stay at deluxe accommodations and visit Chile and Argentina. You'll explore historic and picturesque scenary, famous landmarks and visit hospitals in Santiago and Buenos Aires.

The pre-tour will take you to Lima and Cusco, Peru where you will dine at wonderful restaurants and tour historic landmarks.

Visit the AMAZING Iguazú Falls on our post-tour and explore the breathtaking 5-star Loi Suites Iguazú Hotel, a visit to the national park and lunch at the rustic El Fortin Restaurant.

Click here for the main tour highlights and itinerary.

Click here for the pre-tour highlights and itinerary.

Click here for the post-tour highlights and itinerary.

Pricing Details

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Main Tour – Chile and Argentina - $4,230*
Single supplement – additional $745

Pre-Tour – Peru (Lima and Cusco) - $1,597 with the main tour or $2,580 for Peru only
Single supplement – additional $395

Post-Tour – Iguazú Falls - $1,078
Single supplement – additional $245

*Prices based on a Miami, FL departure.

A deposit of $500 per person is required for the Main Tour. An additional deposit of $100 per person is required for each optional tour (pre and/or post) participants reserve with the main tour. Deposits are refundable, minus a $30 administrative fee, until 60 days prior to the tour departure.

Deadine to sign-up for the cruise is August 15, 2012.

Speaker

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Scott DeBoer Photo

Join Scott DeBoer, RN, MSN, CEN, CPEN, CCRN, CFRN, EMT-P, a nationally renowned presenter on pediatric and trauma nursing. Scott is a nurse with over twenty years of transport/critical care experience. After working in intensive care units, emergency departments, and flight programs for many years, Scott decided to focus his energy on education and start Peds-R-Us, a seminar company solely dedicated to "teaching better ways to care for kids".  Scott continues to work as an emergency department nurse, as well as a flight nurse/educator with a major Chicago area medical center.

 

Continuing Education (CE) Schedule

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Earn up to 10.0 contact hours (nurses) or 10.0 continuing education hours (EMTs/Paramedics). Times and location subject to change.

Click here for a printable seminar agenda.
Click here for a printable seminar schedule.

AGENDA

Tuesday, October 16, 2012: Location - Plaza El Bosque Park and Suites, Santiago, Chile
Time: TBD       Welcome Reception

Wednesday, October 17, 2012: Location - Plaza El Bosque Park and Suites, Santiago, Chile
7:15 AM         Registration and Buffet Breakfast
7:30 AM         Bloodletting, Barbers and Bugs: Medical Trauma Care Over the Ages
                       (1.5 contact hours)
9:00 AM         Break
9:15 AM         Resuscitation Review, Trauma Tales and Jeopardy Jewels (1.5 contact hours)
10:45 AM       Adjournment
11:30 AM       Local hospital visit (2.0 contact hours)
1:30 PM         Return from local hospital visit

Sunday, October 21, 2012:  Location - Hotel Melia Buenos Aires
7:15 AM         Registration and Buffet Breakfast
7:30 AM         Tattoos, Tongues and Teens: Emergency Implications of Body Piercing
                       (1.5 contact hours)
9:00 AM          Break
9:15 AM          Assessment of Neuro Nightmares (1.5 contact hours)
10:45 AM        Adjournment
11:30 AM        Local hospital visit (2.0 contact hours)
1:30 PM          Return from local hospital visit

 

Seminars must be attended in their entirety, participants must sign-in for each seminar, and the evaluation form must be submitted in order to receive a certificate of completion. Certificates will be mailed within six weeks following the end of the tour.

 

Disclosures to Participants:

Seminars must be attended in their entirety and the evaluation form must be completed to receive a certificate of completion.

The planners have declared no real or perceived conflicts of interest. Scott DeBoer, RN, MSN, CEN, CPEN, CCRN, CFRN, EMT-P, has declared that he is a consultant for Ossur Medical and Wolfe-Tory Medical. Gannett Education guarantees the content of these educational activities are free from bias.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

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Gannett Education is an organization accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS).

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Bloodletting, Barbers, & Bugs: Medical & Trauma Care Over The Ages
CEH Number and Category: 1.5 Advanced
10/17/2012 - 10/17/2013

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Resuscitation Review, Trauma Tales, & Jeopardy Jewels
CEH Number and Category: 1.5 Advanced
10/17/2012 - 10/17/2013

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Tattoos, Tongues, & Teens: Emergency Implications of Body Piercing
CEH Number and Category: 1.5 Advanced
10/21/2012 - 10/21/2013

12-GANN-F1-0004
Assessment of Neuro Nightmares
CEH Number and Category: 1.5 Advanced
10/21/2012 - 10/21/2013

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Monday, October 15, 2012 at 8:00 AM - Monday, October 22, 2012 at 10:00 PM (EDT)


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Join Nursing Spectrum on an extraordinary continuing education tour. "Blend Vocation with Vacation®" and enjoy the company of colleagues from across the country while earning continuing education contact hours.

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