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CME Conferences 2014

Conference Information

CME Conference - Healthy Eating, Healthy Living for Primary Care

December 5, 2016 - December 7, 2016

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico - Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort

At the Hilton Los Cabos you will discover the meaning of luxury from at of the best resorts in the region. Located in the corridor between San Jose Los Cabos, and Cabo San Lucas, the Hilton Los Cabos offers the finest amenities and service. Soak up the sun in the infinity pool overlooking beautiful beaches, and the Sea of Cortés. This unique luxury hotel is the perfect retreat for MCE Healthy Eating Healthy Living CME program.


CME Conference - Healthy Eating, Healthy Living for Primary Care
Accreditation
AAFP Physician Accreditation This live activity has been reviewed and is acceptable 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.
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 Association of Nurse Practitioners AAFP prescribed credits are accepted by the nursing associations.


Tuition Fee
Type Price

Physician

675

Military, Resident, Retired, and Allied Health

525

Companion

Companions are welcome to participate in this CME program. Breakfast will be served daily. Note: CME Certificates will be issued only to healthcare professionals registered for this conference.

200

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. 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

Healthy Eating, Healthy Living - Caring for your Patients and your Family

How much does our lifestyle contribute to illness and disability? And what is precisely a healthy lifestyle? We all know that eating properly, exercising daily, and other important aspects of our daily life play a very important role in our health and well-being. But the specifics are more difficult to understand. We are confused about which diet or exercise is best for us, the proper level of stress or sex, and we are at a loss sometimes on how to motivate ourselves and patients to making changes in lifestyle. This confusion and lack of a clear vision, has encouraged MCE Conferences to inform healthcare professionals, who will then help inform their patients about the importance of a proper lifestyle in the prevention and management of diseases. This CME Conference will assist healthcare professionals in improving their knowledge of nutritional choices and lifestyle modification. Become a healthy and happy healthcare professional, and be a role model to your patients. Teach them by example how to make healthy choices about their lifestyle. Successful completion of this interactive program should increase confidence in diagnostic skills, prescribing the most accurate and effective course of treatment and follow up care, for improved patient outcomes.

This confusion and lack of a clear vision, has encouraged MCE Conferences to inform healthcare professionals, who will then help inform their patients about the importance of a proper lifestyle in the prevention and management of diseases. This CME Conference will assist healthcare professionals in improving their knowledge of nutritional choices and lifestyle modification. Become a healthy and happy healthcare professional, and be a role model to your patients. Teach them by example how to make healthy choices about their lifestyle.

The WeCare CME Conference is about making a difference!

Overview
Course should result in participants being able to accurately recognize presenting signs and symptoms of commonly seen disorders, identify available tests for diagnosis, and their appropriate application in making a diagnosis; apply available treatment options and relevant long-term care, as may be indicated. Successful completion of this interactive program should increase confidence in diagnostic skills, prescribing the most accurate and effective course of treatment and follow up care, for improved patient outcomes.

Target Audience
Family Physicians and all Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about nutrition, obesity, diabetes, mindfulness, communication, and how to prevent burnout.

Topics and Objectives

Diabetes Prevention Role of Lifestyle Intervention: What Does It Mean?
Objectives: 1) Review the literature supporting role of lifestyle intervention in the management and prevention of obesity and diabetes 2) Develop a patient prescription for lifestyle change 3) Review current weight loss support systems from weight watchers to smart phone applications 4) At conclusion of session, learner should be knowledgeable with best practice recommendations for lifestyle change

Obesity, A New Disease, Medical or Surgical Treatment – Who Benefits?
Objectives: 1) Discuss the rationale in making obesity a disease 2) Compare and contrast current therapies for obesity 3) Construct an evidence based treatment plan for the obese patient with and without medical co-morbidities

Diabetes: Examining the Provider’s Tool Kit
Objectives: 1) Review the epidemiology of today’s global diabetes epidemic 2) Discuss new approaches to the treatment of diabetes, role of incretins and SGLT-2 inhibitors 3) Develop an approach to global risk assessment to minimize diabetes and related complications

Workshop: Incorporating Obesity Management into Primary Care
Objectives: 1) Identify patients requiring intervention, new federal guidelines on counseling patients with BMI over 30 2) Review role of provider and support staff in successful weight loss interventions and lifestyle change adoption 3) Discuss current state of re-imbursement for obesity care

Healthcare Professional Feed Thyself Daily
Objectives: 1) Learn how to increase nutrient intake while avoiding empty calories 2) Follow a Healthcare Professional's Day In the Life to learn what went wrong and what went right 3) Discover and discuss dietary patterns including different types of tastes and textures: sweet, savory, salty, and fatty taste preferences 4) Devise methods to change work habits and food addictions 5) Learn how to create specific meal plans with recipes and resources

Unraveling the Lipid Profile: You Are What You Eat. How to Choose the Foods Right for You, According to Chemistries and Body Type
Objectives: 1) Examine the labs to see what your sensitivity is to what you are eating 2) Learn how to eat according to lipid profile type and incorporate genetic sensitivities to food choices

The Changing Food Environment: Pervasive Influences
Objectives: 1) Learn the importance of availability 2) Discover the insidious incentives of marketing 3) Determine how to demand healthy food and flavor simultaneously when out and about with examples of how to eat well while outside the comforts of home cooking 3) Decide what to choose when there’s not much to choose from- know how to make the best of a bad menu

Satiety, Hunger and Appetite: Different Foods and Their Effect Upon Mind, Body, and Wellbeing
Objectives: 1) Examine your response to hedonic and homeostatic appetites 2) Learn how to decrease disordered eating and habits that lead to impulsive eating including practical tips on how much, how often, what time, and why is this so hard? 3) Find decisional balance and sources of motivation, countering “reward” eating behaviors 3) Discuss Preventing Recidivism: How to track with applications, with mindfulness, and with intention

Inflammatory Bowel Disease, IBS, and the Assorted Guts and Bolts of Digestive Disorders
Objectives: 1) Create a dietary approach towards improving systems of pain including bloating, dyspepsia, diarrhea and constipation: The IBD-AID 2) Discover New Frontiers: The Microbiome 3) Research: What’s Next? Where are we going?

We Invite spouses or companions to attend the following lectures:

Becoming the Eye of the Storm - Mindfulness for Stress Relief and Burnout Prevention
Objectives: 1) Understand how stress impacts the quality of your care, your patient’s satisfaction levels and your ability to enjoy your practice 2) Learn why mindfulness is the #1 tool for stress relief and burnout prevention in all healthcare professionals 3) Understand the basics of mindfulness – what it is, how it works 4) Learn and practice a simple, powerful mindfulness technique you can use in even the busiest office day 5) Learn how to incorporate this into your practice as an everyday habit to become the eye of the storm

The Keys to Boundaries & Life Balance as a Busy Healthcare Professional
Objectives: 1) How the subconscious programming of our medical education sets us up for an unbalanced life 2) How to recognize your programming and when it causes you to work too hard 3) Simple ways to create boundaries around your practice and say “No” with elegance and grace 4) Learn and practice weekly scheduling processes to create more life balance from this point forward

Communicating Effectively with Patients and Staff – Key Coaching Skills for Healthcare Leadership
Objectives: 1) Understand the default communication style of Healthcare Professionals (giving orders) and why it does not work 2) Learn coaching skills that allow you to communicate more effectively with patients, staff and your family 3) Understand the simple formula for open ended questions and why they are the most powerful communication tool for Healthcare Professionals 4) Practice your new skills to create truly collaborative and patient centered treatment plans – without working so hard

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Burnout in Healthcare Professionals … But Didn’t Know to Ask
Objectives: 1) Understand the #1 threat to your career using discoveries from my work with hundreds of Healthcare Professionals suffering from job threatening burnout 2) Burnout symptoms, prevalence, effects and complications 3) Burnout’s pathophysiology and four main causes 4) The two basic burnout prevention methods 5) The Burnout MATRIX with over 117 ways Healthcare Professionals and organizations can work together to lower stress and prevent burnout

Optional - One Hour Yoga Class December 5th and 6th at 4 PM for attendees and companions (Included in tuition fee).

Program Schedule
Date Location Description Time Image
December 5, 2013 Hilton Los Cabos Conference Center
Conference 
8:00 AM - 12:15 PM
December 6, 2013 Hilton Los Cabos Conference Center
Conference
8:00 AM - 12:15 PM
December 7, 2013 Hilton Los Cabos Conference Center
Conference
7:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Additional Information
       
Lodging Reservations - For more information on room rates and availability, please contact our office at 1-888-533-9031 or 858-964-4595.

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 and their families 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 or a family member not attending the conference reserved lodging, please notify us via email at info@mceconferences.com or call 1-888-533-9031.

Hilton Los Cabos Welcome! - Learn more about the Hilton Los Cabos Click Here

Kids Club - There is a complimentary children's program available for kids between the ages of 4-12 from 9:00 to 5:00 PM daily.

Deluxe Rooms - Each of the elegant and airy deluxe rooms offers 546 sq. ft. of space. Vast closet space, oversized bathroom and the exclusive Sealy Posturepedic Plush Pillowtop mattress give your Mexico vacation an unrivaled sense of peace and relaxation.


Bedding: Choose between 2 Queen beds or 1 King bed. (Bedding type based upon availability at time of check in)

Maximum Occupancy: 4 Adults
Triple and Quad Occupancy Rates for Adults : $50 per person per day plus applicable taxes and fees






For more information on room rates and availability, please contact our office at 1-888-533-9031 or 1-858-954-4595

Junior Suites - A Mexico vacation with that extra hint of elegance deserves one of the Junior Suites, offering all of the delightful standard amenities with a larger floor plan to give you extra dressing space and a comfy side sofa for relaxing afternoons. Stretch out on your private terrace and enjoy a remarkable view of the Sea of Cortés as the gentle winds of the Pacific Coast deliver the perfect atmosphere. With 619 square feet, this is a fine choice for staying at one of the leading Los Cabos, Mexico hotels. Take in the ocean views from your private furnished balcony.


Bedding: Junior Suites feature a king sized bed

Maximum Occupancy: 3 Adults
Triple Occupancy Rate: $50 per night plus applicable taxes






For more information on room rates and availability, please contact our office at 1-888-533-9031 or 1-858-954-4595

Lodging Deposit - A Credit Card is used at the time of booking to guarantee your reservation. Balance due to the hotel 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.

Parking - Hilton Los Cabos has complimentary valet & self parking.

Airport Information - The Hilton Los Cabos is located fifteen miles from the San Jose Del Cabo International Airport (SJD)

Airport Transportation -


Shuttle Service: Shuttle Service is offered by Transcabo. To pre-arrange shuttle service visit transcabo.com.mx. The shuttle service is shared with guests from other properties in Los Cabos and on average this service takes 1-1.5 hours.
Rates Per Person:
One Way: $19.00 USD
Round Trip: $35.00 USD


Private Transportation Service: Hilton Los Cabos offers private transportation in fully equipped Cadillac Escalades and Chevrolet Suburbans. To make your airport transportation reservations please contact the hotel at least three days prior to arrival. Please email enjoy.loscabos@hilton.com to book your car.
Rates: One Way Per Vehicle: $120 USD
Round Trip: $240 USD
Please note: the capacity for each vehicle is up to five passengers with five large pieces of luggage

Taxi Fares:
Airport-Hilton : $65 USD
Hilton- Airport $30 USD
Please Note: Rates are for 1-4 passengers.Add $5 USD per person if there are more than four passengers

Car Rental Discount Codes -


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

Alamo Enter the number 7014125 under Corporate ID

National Enter the number 5025990 under Contract ID

AVIS It will auto fill the discount number.

Passport Requirement - United States citizens traveling between the United States and Mexico, regardless of age, will be required to show a passport to enter Mexico, and re-enter the United States. Passports must be valid for at least 6 months after your return date. For information on how to obtain or renew a passport please Click Here

All participants holding a foreign passport must contact their passport issuing embassy and get information on possible visa requirements for entering Mexico.

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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