14 November 2018: Surviving & Thriving in Health Care

Royal Caribbean International
Ovation of the Seas

14 – 23 November 2018

9 nights from Sydney to the South Pacific

The magnificent Ovation of the Seas is the venue for our informative and interactive seminar produced exclusively for health care professionals to improve confidence, self-esteem and mental health. Achieve 16 CPD hours attending this educational seminar, presented during the cruise by the team at Personal Edge. Departing from Sydney on 14 November 2018, this 9-night cruise visits 2 ports in the beautiful South Pacific islands. You’ll have plenty of time to experience the islands, enjoy the onboard entertainment and you can also bring your family and friends!

Ovation of the Seas

SURVIVING & THRIVING IN HEALTH CARE

This seminar is designed for health care professionals to improve their confidence, self-esteem and mental health. Presented over eight individual sessions during the cruise (conducted in the mornings and afternoons on the sea days), each session is approximately two hours in duration for a total of 16 CPD hours.  The seminar is delivered by experienced presenters from Personal Edge, providing an informative, interactive and enjoyable event on board the magnificent Ovation of the Seas.

  • 16 CPD hours
  • Certificate issued
  • Tax invoice provided
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Personal Edge

SURVIVING & THRIVING IN HEALTH CARE

This seminar will be presented only on sea days during the cruise, allowing you plenty of time to enjoy the ports and the entertainment on board. There will be a 2-hour session at 10:00 and another 2-hour session at 14:00 on each sea day for a total of 16 CPD hours (the final sea day is at your leisure).  The session topics, objectives and learning outcomes of the seminar are shown below.  Click on a title to reveal more detail about the session:

Who Am I?

Presented by Dean King

Developing Your Emotional Intelligence

In this session you will be introduced to the concept of emotional intelligence (EQ or EI) and its significance to surviving and thriving in health care. You will get to explore the self-awareness component in depth through examining your unique sets of values and beliefs. At the end of this session you will have:

• Increased self-awareness
• The knowledge to identify and implement the four elements that make up EQ

The Art of Communication in Health Care

Presented by Dean King

Advanced Communication Skills for Health Care Professionals

This session will up-skill you in the art of communication. You’ll experience the rapport building process, explore learning styles and communication styles as well as barriers to listening. At the end of this session you will be able to:

• Identify communication and learning styles
• Be more confident in your communication
• Create rapport

Building Team Culture in Health Care

Presented by Ken Blaikie

Working in Teams

This session looks at the intriguing nature of teams – why do some teams work better than others? It also looks at building and leading teams and having those tough conversations. At the end of this session you will be able to:

• Identify the characteristics of high performing teams
• List the common causes of conflict in teams
• Implement strategies to build and lead effective teams
• Deliver effective feedback

Go to your Room!

Presented by Ken Blaikie

Dealing with Bad Behaviour in the Workplace

In this session we tackle the challenge of dealing with bad behaviour in the health care workplace. We’ll discuss the consequences of turning a blind eye and the ripple effect it produces. We don’t have all the answers but we believe collectively we can make significant advances. At the end of this session you will have:

• Greater insight into the consequences of unaddressed bad behaviour
• Strategies that equip you with the confidence to be able to deal with this behaviour

Violence in the Health Care Workplace

Presented by Ken Blaikie

Discussing Strategies to Combat the New Epidemic

In this session we discuss the growing trend of violence and assaults against health care workers and examine the causes and implications of this behaviour. We also discuss your rights and possible solutions to combat this growing trend. At the end of this session, you will be able to:

• Reflect on the potential causes of violence in the workplace
• Develop more awareness of the implications and consequences of the behaviour
• Implement strategies aimed at curtailing this growing trend

It's All About the Staff

Presented by Dean King

Staff Engagement

This session examines the issue of staff engagement and the current global trends. It looks at the causes and consequences of having disengaged staff as well as practical strategies to help in the engagement process. At the end of this session you will be able to:

• Gain a deeper understanding of the importance of staff engagement
• Examine the consequences of staff disengagement
• Learn how to engage and empower staff

Building a Self-Care Tool Belt

Presented by Dean King

7 steps to building your emotional resilience

Our final session in Surviving and Thriving in Health Care is about helping you understand the dangers of stress and teach you practical skills that will assist you to build up your personal and mental resilience. At the end of this session you will be able to:

• Identify your signs and symptoms of the stress response
• Gain insight into stress, burnout and compassion fatigue
• Implement and practice strategies to build your emotional and mental resilience 

Reflection Session

Presented by Dean King & Ken Blaikie

 The final session is about you! We will be coaching you on taking greater responsibility and asking the questions:
What are you going to do with this new knowledge and skills? Where can you apply it? Who is going to keep you
accountable?

Learning Outcomes

Surviving & Thriving in Health Care

This seminar provides the following learning outcomes:

1. Increased self-awareness
2. Gain a deeper understand of emotional intelligence
3. Learn how to communicate like an authentic leader
4. Inspire and motivate teams
5. Experience the value of giving effective feedback
6. Experience strategies to diffuse bad and disruptive behaviour in the workplace
7. Learn strategies to prevent stress and burnout and build your emotional resilience

SURVIVING & THRIVING IN HEALTH CARE

Please meet the team from Personal Edge:

Personal Edge
Dean King

Dean King

Dean is a Registered Nurse with a wealth of industry knowledge, experience and expertise. As a Leadership Specialist, Dean provides expert education, training and coaching that inspire individuals, groups and organisations to realise their leadership potential. With over 12,000 hours of coaching experience and professional expertise in emotional intelligence, communication, team building and stress management, Dean has consistently produced exceptional results for many health care professionals. He is driven by his passion to improve the professional image and standards of the nursing profession through developing authentic and mindful nurse leadership programs.

Ken Blaikie

Ken Blaikie

Ken is a Registered Nurse with over 25 years’ experience in health care and health care management. He has acquired an extensive, practical knowledge base as well as clinical, leadership, consultative and strategic experience in a diverse number of environments. Ken has worked clinically in both public and private healthcare systems in Australia and the United Kingdom with extensive experience ranging from clinical nursing, clinical management and leadership roles. Ken’s specialty lies within the integration of business process through successful change management. Utilising a strong communication focus across all health care stakeholders, Ken provides an essential element in successful implementation of healthcare information technology projects.

SURVIVING & THRIVING IN HEALTH CARE

Our conference venue:
Royal Caribbean International
Ovation of the Seas
Ovation of the Seas

Marvel at one of Royal Caribbean International’s newest ships – Ovation of the Seas. Only two years old, the Ovation of the Seas offers guests a variety of unique activities, entertainment and dining options. Experience the North Star for panoramic views 90m above the water, be amazed at the Bionic Bar as robotic arms mix your favourite drink or indulge in mouth-watering food at Jamie’s Italian restaurant. Ovation of the Seas has it all!

 

OVATION of the SEAS FEATURES*

 

  • Dedicated conference room, fully equipped with audio-visual facilities

 

  • Multiple dining options including Jamie’s Italian, American Icon Grill, Coastal Kitchen, Chops Grill plus much more!

 

  • More than 7 bars including the Bionic Bar powered by Makr Shakr®, multiple lounges and entertainment venues

 

  • North Star: Take yourself to new heights with the jewel-shaped capsule that gently ascends over 90 metres above sea level giving breathtaking 360° views of the sea

 

  • Multiple pools including an adults-only solarium pool – a glass-canopied retreat

 

  • Indoor pool with retractable roof

 

  • 67 metre outdoor poolside cinema screen

 

  • Rooms feature full facilities (shower, toilet and vanity), TVs, writing desk and twin beds that can convert to a Royal King.

OVATION OF THE SEAS FACTS

 

Maiden Voyage: 2016

Guest Capacity: 4,905

Decks: 18

Length: 348m / 1,141ft

Tonnage: 168,666 GT

Cruising Speed: 22 Knots

*All purchases made on board are in USD$. Some activities and dining options may incur an additional charge. A gratuity is added to most services and drinks/meals purchased. Please refer to the Royal Caribbean International website for additional information.

 

Conference Room
Conference Room
Bionic Bar
Bionic Bar
Solarium
Solarium

SURVIVING & THRIVING IN HEALTH CARE

Royal Caribbean International
Ovation of the Seas

14 – 23 November 2018
9 night cruise

Visiting Noumea (overnight) and Mystery Island

Sydney

14 November 2018 | Wednesday

Embarkation
Guest welcome and course registration
18:45 Depart Sydney
Evening at your leisure

At sea

15 November 2018 | Thursday

10:00 – 12:00 Education session (2h)
13:00 – 15:00 Education session (2h)
16:00: Exclusive cocktail party, with our compliments!

At sea

16 November 2018 | Friday

10:00 – 12:00 Education session (2h)
14:00 – 16:00 Education session (2h)
Evening: At your leisure

Noumea

17 November 2018 | Saturday

Arrive 08:00 (overnight stay)
At your leisure
Evening: Optional informal reflection and Q&A

Noumea

18 November 2018 | Sunday

Depart 17:00
Day in port: At your leisure
Evening: Optional informal reflection and Q&A

Mystery Island

19 November 2018 | Monday

Arrive 07:00 / Depart 17:00
Day in port: At your leisure
Evening: Optional informal reflection and Q&A

At sea

20 November 2018 | Tuesday

10:00 – 12:00 Education session (2h)
14:00 – 16:00 Education session (2h)
Evening: At your leisure

At sea

21 November 2018 | Wednesday

10:00 – 12:00 Education session (2h)
14:00 – 16:00 Education session (2h)
Evening: At your leisure

At sea

22 November 2018 | Thursday

At your leisure

Plus: Group farewell lunch or dinner (subject to availability)

Sydney

23 November 2018 | Friday

06:30 Arrive Sydney

ˆCruise itinerary, course schedule, and times are subject to change due to circumstances outside the control of Cruise Seminars and Ecruising.Travel

SURVIVING & THRIVING IN HEALTH CARE

Choose from two balcony room categories and enjoy relaxing in your own private sitting area as you cruise to the tropics.

Fares indicated below are for 2-person occupancy. Rooms for sole-occupancy, triple or quad berths may also be available (at different rates) and this can be requested on the booking form. Accompanying guests not participating in the conference only pay the cruise fare (at least one person per room must be booked in the conference).

Payment is not immediately required upon placing your booking however a deposit of $225 per person for the cruise plus a $250 deposit for each person attending the conference must be paid within 2 days to confirm your booking.

INSIDE ROOMS


Twin-bed Inside Rooms:

Category 4U: from $1,329^ pp

+ Seminar Fee: $699^ pp

TOTAL: from $2,028^ pp
(Cruise + seminar)

Other Inside room categories and configurations (solo, triple, quad) may be available.  Please request your preferred room category on the Booking Form.

Inside rooms feature two single beds that can convert to a Royal King, a private bathroom, interactive TV and writing desk. Category 4U rooms feature a ‘virtual balcony’ (a large LCD screen showing external images).

OCEANVIEW ROOMS


Twin-bed Oceanview Rooms:

Category 2N: from $1,585^ pp

+ Seminar Fee: $699^ pp

TOTAL: from $2,284^ pp
(Cruise + seminar)

Other Oceanview room categories and configurations (solo, triple, quad) may be available. Please request your preferred room category on the Booking Form.

Oceanview rooms feature a window, two single beds that can convert to a Royal King, bathroom, interactive TV and writing desk.

BALCONY ROOMS


Twin-bed Balcony Rooms:

Category 8D: from $1,709^ pp

Category 2E: from $1,689^ pp

(Cat.2E rooms have obstructed view)

+ Seminar Fee: $699^ pp

TOTAL: from $2,388^ pp
(Cruise + seminar)

Other room categories and configurations (solo, triple, quad) may be available. Please request your preferred room category on the Booking Form.

8D Balcony cabin
Balcony rooms feature your own private balcony, two single beds that can convert to a Royal King, bathroom, interactive TV and writing desk. Category 2E rooms have partial or obstructed views.
ˆAll prices are quoted in Australian dollars, per person in complete cabin unless otherwise indicated, and inclusive of all taxes. Early bird rate for the conference is valid until 31 May 2018 unless sold out prior. All prices & itineraries are current at time of publishing & subject to change without notice. Prices are subject to change due to currency fluctuations, fuel price, and tax increases. Pricing will be confirmed at time of booking. A $250 non-refundable deposit per person is required to confirm your conference booking and a $225 non-refundable deposit per person is required to confirm the cruise component. Deposits on some Royal Caribbean International cruise fares are non-refundable. Deposit must be paid by the due date stated on your invoice to avoid auto-cancellation. Conference places and cabin availability is limited. The conference must be booked in conjunction with the advertised cruise and all bookings and payments are made exclusively through Ecruising. A surcharge of 1% applies to payments made by Visa, Mastercard, American Express and PayPal. Direct deposit options available. Final payment due dates as per invoice. Cancellation penalties apply. Conditions apply. Refer to Ecruising.travel website for details.
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