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CME Conference - Pediatrics for Primary Care

November 29, 2016 - December 1, 2016

Disneyland Grand Californian Hotel & Spa - Anaheim, California

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CME Conference - Pediatrics 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 certification program.
American Association of Nurse Practitioners AAFP prescribed credits are accepted by the nursing associations and converted to 18 CEU\'s.


Tuition Fee
Type Price

Physician

675

Military, Resident, Retired, and Allied Health

575

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 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 – full tuition amount will not be refunded.


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

Pediatric Review for Primary Care

Overview
This conference presents practical, case-based discussions of a wide breadth of outpatient pediatric topics for primary care providers. The content is a potpourri of dermatology, infectious diseases, behavioral, endocrinology, and atopic cases. The faculty will discuss current evidence-based diagnostic and management strategies of common pediatric conditions referencing treatment guidelines when applicable. The goal of this program is to enhance the participant’s knowledge of common outpatient pediatric conditions and provide opportunities for practice change to improve the quality of care for children.

Target Audience
Family Physicians and all Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about Primary Care issues.

Topics and Objectives

Immunization Update
Objectives 1) The participant will be familiar with the recent changes in the immunization schedule for children and adolescents 2) The participant will be able to describe emerging immunization issues 3) The participant will be familiar with the school immunization requirements in adolescents 4) The participant will be able to explain the importance of the cooconing strategies in the adult and its impact in pediatrics

Antibiotic Choices for Common Pediatric Infections
Objectives 1) The participant will be able to understand the impact of antimicrobial resistance in pediatrics 2) The participant will be able to select appropiate antibiotic therapy for otitis media and sinusitis 3) The participant will be able to select appropiate antibiotic therapy for streptococcal pharyngitis 4) The participant will be able to recommend appropiate management for streptococcal carriers

Evaluation of the the Child with Recurrent Infections
Objectives 1) The participant will be able to identify which children may require work-up for recurrent infections 2) The participant will be familiar with the most common immunodeficiencies in children 3) The participant will be able to select appropiate screening tests for possible immunodeficiency 4) The participant will be able to select cost-effective diagnostic studies for children with recurrent infections

New Guidelines for Management of UTI in Children
Objectives 1) The participant will be able to identify children at increased risk of UTI 2) The participant will be able to describe the appropiate means for diagnosing UTI's 3) The participant will be able to select appropiate antibiotic therapy for UTI 4) The participant will be able to recommend appropiate imaging studies for children with 1st episode of febrile UTI

MRSA in Pediatrics
Objectives 1) The participant will be familiar with the impact of MRSA in common pediatric infections 2) The participant will be able to select appropiate antibiotic therapy for skin and soft tissue infections 3) The participant will be able to recommend appropiate management for the child with recurrent staphylococcal infections

The Pediatric Traveler
Objectives 1) The participant will be able to provide guidence to parents of traveling children 2) The participant will be familiar with immunization recommended for pediatric travelers 3) The participant will be familiar with the need for malaria prophylaxis for certain travelers 4) The participant will be able to identify possible exotic infections in returning travelers

How to Approach the Infant with Fever without a Source
Objectives 1) The participant will be able to identify young febrile children at increased risk of serious bacterial infections 2) The participant will be familiar with current evidence upon which decision-making guidelines are based 3) The participant will be able to recommend appropiate diagnostic studies for young infants with fever without source 4) The participant will be able to determine the most logical management for infants with fever without source based upon their age and immunization status

Superficial Fungal Infections in Children
Objectives 1) The participant will be able to identify superficial fungal infections that commonly affect children and adolescents 2) The participant will be able to discuss the management plan of commonly seen superficial fungal infections in the outpatient setting 3) The participant will be able to compare and contrast common superficial fungal infections with other non-fungal disease look a likes 4) The participant will be able to describe methods that can be used in the outpatient setting to differentiate fungal infections from other disease processes

Differentiation and Management of Recurrent Childhood Headaches
Objectives: 1) The participant will be able to identify different causes of headaches and describe how the use of patient drawings can benefit the health care provider in his or her diagnosis 2) The participant will be able to discuss the management of uncomplicated pediatric migraines, tension headaches and chronic daily headache 3) The participant will be able to identify red flags in the history and physical that signal more ominous disease processes manifesting with head pain 4) The participant will be able to identify non-pharmacologic management strategies that can potentially benefit all patients with chronic pain syndromes

Diagnostic Dilemmas
Objectives: 1) The participant will be able to identify common childhood problems that pose diagnostic dilemmas in the outpatient setting 2) The participant will be able to develop strategies to avoid cognitive errors when confronted with a diagnostic dilemma 3) The participant will be able to identify general sources of information to aid the health care provider in the diagnosis of clinical conundrums 4) The participant will be able to identify ways to turn diagnostic dilemmas into maintenance of certification credit

Is It a Normal Variant or Not: Clinical Conundrums in the Outpatient Setting
Objectives: 1) The participant will be able to distinguish normal variations in growth, pubertal progression and development that can be managed by the primary care provider 2) The participant will be able to describe the work-up of children with abnormalities in growth, pubertal progression and development 3) The participant will be able to identify red flags in growth, pubertal progression and development that require referral to a specialist 4) The participant will be able to discuss the long term management of normal variants of growth, pubertal progression and development

Screening in Pediatric Primary Care; Who, What, When and How
Objectives: 1) The participant will be able to describe age-appropriate preventive screening measures in the pediatric population 2) The participant will be able to identify valid and cost effective screening measures commonly used in the outpatient setting 3) The participant will be able to outline recommendations for screening of obesity and its potential complications 4) The participant will be able to discuss the management of common scenarios with abnormal screening results

The Atopic Triad: Management of Asthma, Allergy and Atopic Dermatitis
Objectives: 1) The participant will be able to discuss the management of a child with chronic asthma and an acute exacerbation of the disease 2) The participant with be able to describe the typical work-up of a child with allergies and first line management by the primary care physician 3) The participant will be able to compare and contrast the different steroid formulations and their efficacy in the treatment of atopic dermatitis 4) The participant will be able to outline the management of a child who has the atopic triad

Program Schedule
Date Location Description Time Image
November 29, 2013 Disney Grand Conference Center
Conference 
Please Note: Afternoon conference session
gives attendees the opportunity to use
Magic Morning Extended Park Hours.
3:00 PM - 7:15 PM
November 30, 2013 Disney Grand Conference Center
Conference 
8:00 AM- 12:15 PM
December 1, 2013 Disney Grand Conference Center
Conference 
7:00 AM - 11:15 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.

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.

Dine with the Disney Characters - Character Dining at Storytellers Cafe in Disney's Grand Californian Click Here

Paradise Pier Conference Room - Overlooking Paradise Pier in Disney's California Adventure® Park, Disney's Paradise Pier® Hotel is the Disneyland® Resort's most intimate hotel. These modern rooms feature comfy bedding, sunny artwork, beach ball pillows and even hidden Mickeys! With Disney world-class service, you're set to enjoy a restful stay in the middle of the magic. (View based upon availability at time of check in)


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

Amenities: Flatscreen TVs with multi-device inputs, Phones with voicemail, Local calls, In-room music feed for World of Color and fireworks, Complimentary wireless and wired internet, Irons, ironing boards, refrigerators and coffee makers, Portable playard-style cribs, Safe deposit boxes, Complimentary Disney Channel and ESPN, Complimentary weekday newspaper


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






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

Lodging Deposit - Deposit of 1 Night + tax (17%) is due at the time of booking. Balance is due to the resort upon arrival.

Discounted Park Tickets - Special tickets and savings are available for attendee’s family and friends. Please Click Here to purchase discounted park tickets.

Please Note: This link will expire on November 23, 2013 at 9:00 PM PST

Airport Transportation from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and the John Wayne Airport (SNA) to the Disneyland Hotels -
Taxi
Taxi’s can be located at Ground Transportation outside of the LAX and SNA Airports. A Taxi from LAX to the Disneyland Resort is approximately $95 one way (depending on traffic) for up to four people. Taxi fare from the SNA Airport is approximately $40 one way for up to four passengers.
Disneyland Resort Express
The Disneyland Resort Express provides the most convenient mode of transportation between LAX/ SNA and the Disneyland Resort area. Upon exiting the baggage claim area at LAX, proceed to the center island. You may board the Disneyland Resort Express underneath the green sign in front of each terminal. Busses depart frequently beginning at Terminal #1. Upon exiting the baggage claim area at SNA, proceed to the exit and follow the signs for Disneyland Resort Express. Reservations are not required, however we strongly recommend them. Prices may vary if you do not have an advance reservation. The cost from LAX is approximately $16 per person and the cost from SNA is approximately $13.49 per person. For more information or to book your reservation please call Disneyland Resort Express at 702-233-1627 or Click Here
Shuttle Service with SuperShuttle SuperShuttle offers shuttle service from LAX Airport and SNA Airport to all Disney hotels in Anaheim. The cost from LAX is approximately $16 per person. The cost from SNA is approximately $10 per person. For more information or to book your reservation, please call 800-258-3826 or Click Here

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3th/4th Sharing

Conference Room Rate Cancellation Policy -

Per our lodging agreement, these are the 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.

Parking - Complimentary self parking available for attendees staying at the Disney hotels. Valet Parking fee is $22 per night. Participants not staying at a Disney Resort, self parking will be paid by MCE Conferences.

Airport Information - The Disney Grand Californian Resort is located 30 miles from the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and 17 miles from Orange County and the John Wayne International Airport (SNA).

Shuttle Service from LAX to Disney Hotels - Supershuttle offers shuttle service from Los Angeles International Airport to all Disney hotels in Anaheim. The one way fare is $16 per person for passengers 3 yrs old and up. Children under the age of 3, travel free. Please make your reservation at least one day in advance at Super Shuttle or call 1-800-258-3826.

Car Rental at Los Angeles International Airport -


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

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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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