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Conference in Progress - Cardiology for Primary Care

April 14, 2016 - April 16, 2016

Walt Disney World Grand Floridian Resort, Florida

Attend 2 CME programs in 1 week and earn 24 credits. See Endocrinology Review for Primary Care at the Omni Resort, Amelia Island April 17-19, 2014. Combined tuition fees are reduced when attending both programs.

Just one stop from the Magic Kingdom, on the Monorail, is one of the most popular resorts in Walt Disney World. The luxury Disney Grand Floridian Resort is an absolute marvel. From its very unique atrium lobby and well known spa to the five-diamond gourmet dining, you'll know immediately that you have stepped into one of the finest hotels in the world. Located on the Seven Seas lagoon, the resort offers yacht sailing and other water sports. After a day at the parks enjoy a relaxing massage, hanging around the pool, and watching the fireworks light up the sky and Cinderella Castle.


Conference in Progress - Cardiology for Primary Care
Accreditation
AAFP Physician Accreditation This live activity has been reviewed and accepted for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to the AMA PRA category 1 credit toward the AMA Physicians Recognition Award. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
American Osteopathic Association CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.
The College of Family Physicians of Canada

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is the accrediting body for family medicine continuing medical education (CME) in the United States of America.

CFPC members who complete any live CME/CPD program accredited by the AAFP for Prescribed credit can claim the equivalent number of Mainpro-M1 credits.

Canadian Healthcare professionals in other specialties need to verify with their licensing board the reciprocal credit agreement with the AAFP.

American Academy of Physician Assistants AAPA accepts Category 1 CME approval from the AAFP.
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners AAFP Prescribed Credits are accepted by the AANP.
American Nursing Association AAFP Prescribed Credits are accepted by the nursing associations.


Tuition Fee
Type Price

Physician

575

Military, Resident, Retired, and Allied Health

475

Physician attending both conferences in Amelia Island and the Grand Floridan

950

Military, Resident, Retired, and Allied Health attending both conferences in Amelia Island and the Grand Floridan

750

Tuition Notes

Tuition Discount

Receive a $50 discount if you are a past MCE Conferences attendee, or for two or more healthcare professionals attending together. Receive a $100 discount if you are a past conference attendee AND if you are registering for the conference with another healthcare professional.

Tuition Cancellation Policy


Tuition Cancellation Policy without Protection Cancellations made within 7 days of registration - full tuition amount will be refunded minus 10% processing fee (not applicable to registrations made within 30 days of conference date). Cancellations made 8 days from registration and up to 31 days before the conference date - full tuition amount minus 10% processing fee will be credited towards a future MCE Conference. Cancellations made within 30 - 8 days before the conference date - 50% of tuition fee will be credited towards a future MCE Conference. Cancellations made within 7 days or less before the conference date – no refunds or credits will be issued.


MCE Conferences Tuition Cancellation Protection-$50 When purchasing tuition cancellation protection you are able to cancel up to 31 days before the conference date - full tuition refund. Cancellation made within 30 days of the conference date - full tuition amount will be applied towards a future MCE conference. Please note: travel insurance does not cover tuition fees.

Program Information

Cardiology Review for Primary Care Medicine

Overview
This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered cardiology-related medical issues, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, case-based studies, and hands-on workshops. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Cardiology for Primary Care, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program should improve attendees’ confidence in diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.

Topics and Objectives

ECG 101: Boot Camp
Objectives:1) Learn how to comfortably and quickly interpret an electrocardiogram (ECG) 2) Rather than memorize patterns, understand WHY the ECG appears at it does 3) Identify features of ECGs that are associated with life-threatening conditions

ECG 201: Arrhythmia Emergencies and Management
Objectives: Building on the principles of "ECG Boot Camp," learners will focus on the acute management of common heart rhythm disorders encountered in the outpatient and inpatient settings. These include ventricular tachycardia/ventricular fibrillation (VT/VF), supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), premature ventricular complexes (PVC), and bradycardias.

Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Prevention
Objectives: Participants will learn about 1) the impact of atrial fibrillation on the incidence of cerebrovascular disease; 2) a standard, simplified approach to the outpatient management of atrial fibrillation, taught on a case-by-case basis; 3) controversies and decision points regarding contemporary oral anticoagulant choices; 4) advanced therapies for management of atrial fibrillation (ablation procedure) and left atrial appendage occlusion.

Looking Up: A (Re)view of Syncope
Objectives: 1) Learn about the causes of transient loss of consciousness (TLOC) 2) Identify which patients are at high-risk for life-threatening events after a TLOC by essential questions, focused physical exam and electrocardiography 3) Understand the role of additional testing (echocardiography, ambulatory ECG monitoring, tilt table testing) after a TLOC presentation 4) Learn about treatment options and goals of therapy

Sorting Through The Headlines: Overview of Recent Major Trials & Controversies in Cardiovascular Medicine
Objectives: In conjuction with the American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions (March 2014), learners will 1) become familiar with newest trials and ideas from high-impact publications and international meetings; 2) discuss the context of newest data in the framework of existing practice patterns; 3) review contemporary controversies in cardiovascular medicine that are most relevant to a practicing care provider.

Stayin' Alive: Sudden Cardiac Death/Athletic Preparticipation Screening
Objectives: 1) Learn about the epidemiology of sudden cardiac arrest 2) Understand the role of an implantable defibrillator to prevent death from sudden cardiac arrest 3) Learn about the most common causes of sudden cardiac arrest in young athletes 4) Learn how to accurately screen for and diagnose conditions that increase the risk of sudden cardiac arrest in young athletes

Stop the Pressure: Systematic Approach to Treating Resistant Hypertension
Objectives: 1) Define resistant hypertension and differentiate from pseudohypertension 2) Determine appropriate diuretic therapy in resistant hypertension 3) Understand when and how to screen for secondary cause of hypertension

What's the Skinny on Fats?: Making Sense of the Latest Studies in Dyslipidemia
Objectives: 1) Grasp the clinical significance of lipid particle physiology 2) Understand when to use and how to interpret emerging risk factors in risk assessment 3) Define the role of non-statin medications in the treatment of advanced dyslipidemia

Don't Fail Me Now: Preventing Readmission in Patients with Heart Failure
Objectives: 1) Differentiate right and left-sided heart failure 2) Define heart failure with preserved ejection fraction 3) Use a multi-disciplinary systems based approach to reduce readmission for heart failure

Moving Toward Primordial Prevention: What Can I Do About Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome
Objectives: 1) Describe the NCEP ATPIII definition of metabolic syndrome 2) Appreciate the magnitude of the relationship between the presence of the metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular risk 3) Implement strategies, both pharmacological and non-pharmacological, to reduce cardiovascular risk in patients with obesity and the metabolic syndrome

Not Too Sweet: Reducing CV risk in Patients with Diabetes
Objectives: 1) Recognize the importance of individualizing treatment targets in patients with diabetes 2) Select among the various oral hypoglycemic agents based on individual patient characteristics 3) Assist patients in becoming active participants in their diabetes and cardiometabolic risk management

At My PAD: Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management of Peripheral Arterial Disease
Objectives: 1) Outline an approach to the diagnosis of PAD in an office setting 2)Understand the importance of medical management in patients with PAD 3) Define the indications for surgical or percutaneous intervention ins PAD in the contents of this message, which arise as a result of e-mail transmission.

Program Schedule
Date Location Description Time Image
April 14, 2014 Grand Floridian Conference Center
Conference 
8:00 AM - 12:15 PM
April 15, 2014 Grand Floridian Conference Center
Conference 
8:00 AM - 12:15 PM
April 16, 2014 Grand Floridian Conference Center
Conference 
7:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Additional Information
       
Lodging Reservations - For Room Rates and Availability, please contact our office at 1-888-533-9031.

Conference Room Rates Terms and Conditions - In order to provide a quality and interactive CME program, MCE Conferences will limit the amount of registrations per conference. Some conferences may have a lower registration limit due to the destination logistics and lodging availability.


MCE Conferences does not accept commercial support for our Continuing Medical Education programs. We rely solely on tuition fees and amenities we receive from the resort to cover the expenses of holding this conference. It is required that all participants book within the meeting group allotment for MCE Conferences, in order to participate in this program. We very much appreciate your cooperation.

MCE Conferences contracts lodging with the resorts to ensure the lowest rates for our attendees. Lodging reservations are reserved for attendees registered for this conference. Reservations made without tuition registration will be automatically deleted after 7 days. If your company is mailing the tuition registration, please notify us via email at info@mceconferences.com or call 1-888-533-9031.

Meal Plans are not available when booking MCE Conference’s negotiated reduced room rates. Continental breakfast will be served to participants registered for the conference during program dates.

Property Map - To view a map of the Disney Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, please Click Here

Conference Standard Room - Garden View Rooms offer views of the Courtyard, Marina, or Pool areas. (View based upon availability at time of check in)


Bedding: Choose between 2 Queen beds or 1 King bed. Most rooms also have a Day bed. (Bedding type based upon availability at time of check in)

Amenities Include: Private balcony (most rooms), 24-hour room service, Satellite TV (includes Disney programming),Newspaper delivery, Coffeemaker, Refrigerator ,Microwave (available upon request), Hair dryer, Iron and ironing board, High-speed Internet access (for an additional fee), Pack 'n Play playard (full-size crib is available upon request),In-room wall safe, Robes, and Laundry facilities/services.

Note: Rooms are Non-Smoking. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available. Maximum Occupancy in the room is 5 Adults.

For Room Rates and Availability, please contact our office at 1-888-533-9031

Additional Adults Sharing A Room - Additional adult charge of $25 per adult per night for more than 2 adults


Additional Adults Sharing a Room


$25 Per Room Per Night

Lodging Deposit - Deposit of 2 Nights + tax (12.5%) is due at the time of booking. Balance is due to the resort upon arrival.

Lodging Cancellation -


Per our lodging agreement these are the lodging cancellation terms and conditions:

Cancellation 60 days or more before arrival - you will receive full deposit

Cancellation 59-31 days before arrival - a one night deposit is forfeited

Cancellation 30 days or less before arrival no lodging refunds can be made. No-shows and early departures are considered a cancellation.

All cancellations must be made via e-mail to info@mceconferences.com by the dates stated above.

Disclaimer - A portion of your room rate will be applied to offset the cost of the food and beverage served during the meeting to participants only. This includes daily breakfast and AM coffee breaks during meeting hours for registered attendees. Conference registrations must be accompanied by payment. We cannot confirm your course registration until payment is received.

My Disney Meeting - To make your Disney Magical Express reservation, complete your Online Check in, and to purchase Discounted Park Tickets Click Here

Please note: The link expires April 11, 2014.

Disney Magical Express – Disney's Magical Express Transportation is our way of helping you reach your meeting destination stress-free and focused. Disney picks you up and takes you from Orlando International Airport to the Resort, while our "hands-free" luggage service delivers your bags from the plane directly to your room. Departing is also a breeze with in-hotel boarding pass service and return shuttle to the Orlando International Airport.

Online Check In - Simplify your resort arrival by logging in just 10 days prior to your arrival date and take advantage of this service! When you arrive at your hotel show your photo Id at the designated online check-in area and receive your Key to the World card and Welcome Folder.

If you need your lodging confirmation number, please send your request to MCE Conferences Click Here or call 1-888-533-9031.

Airport Information - Orlando International Airport (MCO) is located 20 miles from the resort.

Other Airport Shuttle Services -

Mears Transportation - Orlando’s Transportation Professionals since 1939. To visit their website Click Here The phone number is(407) 423-5566.

Shuttlefare
To visit their website Click Here The phone number is 877-300-4826

Groundlink Car Service - Get 15% Off Your Ride Courtesy of MCE Conferences. The Promotion Code is MCE2013. Please Note: In order to receive 15% for the round-trip transfers, you will need to reserve each way separately. To make your reservation Click Here

Car Rental at Orlando Airport -


To make your car rental reservation, please click on the following links:

Enterprise It will autofill the discount number

Alamo Enter the number 7014125 under Contract ID

National Enter the number 5025990 under Contract ID

AVIS It will auto fill the discount number.

Special Assistance - MCE's policy is to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If special arrangements are necessary for an individual with a disability to attend a conference, please contact our office at 1-888-533-9031.

Travel Guard Trip Cancellation Insurance - We strongly recommend the purchase of trip cancellation and baggage insurance, which is available for coverage of expenses in conjunction with cancellation due to illness or accident. In the event that you must cancel your participation in this travel program which may include other nonreturnable travel arrangements you have made, trip cancellation insurance may be the only source of reimbursement. Travel Guard

Please note: trip cancellation insurance does not cover tuition fee.

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