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Women's Health for Primary Care

March 31, 2017 - April 2, 2017

Walt Disney World, Florida - Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

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Women's Health for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences
Accreditation
AMA/AAFP Equivalency – American Academy of Family Physicians This live activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 15 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 Medical Association – AMA AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award.
The College of Family Physicians of Canada – Mainpro-M1 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 Osteopathic Association – AOA CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.
American Academy of Physician Assistants – AAPA AAPA accepts Category 1 CME approval from the AAFP.
American Association of Nurse Practitioners – AANP AAFP Prescribed Credits are accepted by the AANP.
American Nurses Credentialing Center – ANCC According to the ANCC, the continuing education hours approved by the AAFP meet the ANCC-accredited CNE criteria.


Tuition Fee
Type Price

Physician

725

Military MD/Residents/Other Healthcare Professionals

625

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 without Protection:

• Cancellation made within 7 days of registration: The full tuition fee will be refunded minus a 10% processing fee for all credit card transactions. This cancellation policy is not applicable to registrations made 21 days before the conference date.

• Cancellation made up and until 15 days before the conference date: Full tuition fee minus a 10% processing charge will be applied towards a future MCE Conference.

• Cancellations made within 14 days before the conference date: No refunds or credits will be issued. The full tuition fee will be forfeited.


Tuition Cancellation Protection - $50 per tuition registration:

• Tuition cancellation protection: Allows attendees to cancel up to 15 days before the conference date and receive a full refund.

• Cancellations made within 14 days of the conference date: The full tuition amount will be applied towards a future MCE conference.

Please Note: Travel Insurance, does not cover tuition fee cancellation.

Program Information

Women's Health for Primary Care

Overview
This conference is designed to provide Primary Care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Women's Health, 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 Women's Health 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.

Target Audience
Family Physicians and all Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about Women's Health issues.

Speakers
Our presenting national faculty speakers made it their professional goals to enhance the training of primary care healthcare professionals. This Continuing Medical Education program promises to help learn the most current, best medicine, and techniques for making the diagnosis easier and quicker during a 20 minute office visit.

Topics and Objectives

Management of Menopausal Symptoms
Objectives: 1) Review the diagnosis of menopause 2) Discuss the management of vasomotor instability 3) Prepare a treatment regimen for women with atrophic vaginitis 4) State the risks and benefits of treatment with estrogen containing compounds

Breast Disease/Cancer Screening
Objectives: 1) Educate patients on when to seek medical attention for abnormalities indicated by a palpable breast lump or mass 2) Appraise current clinical practice guidelines and recommendations on screening mammograms and MRI for breast cancer 3) Discuss recommendation and benefit of screening for BRCA mutations in clinical practice

Contraception – Beyond Pills, Condoms, and Sterilization
Objectives: 1) Describe principles of patient selection regarding contraceptives 2) Discuss the indications/contraindications for various contraceptive methods 3) Appraise recommendations for use of long-acting reversible contraceptives 4) State the options and indications regarding methods of emergency contraception

Gynecologic Malignancies: Screening, Treatment, and Prevention
Objectives: 1) Discuss what is known about risk factors for common malignancies 2) Council patients on primary prevention of gynecologic malignancies 3) Recommend methods of screening for gynecologic cancer in women according to current clinical guidelines and coordinate referral as necessary

Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding – Old Problem, New Terminology
Objectives: 1) State the ICD-10 (2011 International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics) Nomenclature for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding 2) Clarify the appropriate diagnostic strategies for evaluating abnormal bleeding 3) Assess training needs for procedures used to evaluate and treat abnormal uterine bleeding 4) Formulate treatment plans for women with abnormal uterine bleeding

Female Sexual Function: What’s She to Do Now That He Has Viagra? And So Much More… 

Objectives: 1) A discussion of the common sexual concerns of female patients at all ages, including reduced libido, vaginal dryness, and painful intercourse 2) Discussion of the complex nature of female sexual function 3) Discussion of lab testing and medications 4) Understanding when it is a change in function vs. dysfunction

Pelvic Prolapse, Incontinence, and Pelvic Pain
Objectives: 1) Review the staging and diagnosis of pelvic prolapse and the different types of incontinence 2) Review non-surgical treatment options, including pessaries and pelvic physical therapy 3) Review the work-up for a patient with pelvic pain, acute and chronic 4) Discuss the most common causes of pelvic pain and how to treat them (endometriosis, interstitial cystitis, ovarian cysts)

The Obesity Epidemic: Evaluating and Treating the Female Patient - What's Menopause Got To Do With It
Objectives: 1) Overview of trends in obesity 2) Understanding the health consequences of obesity - Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes, CVD 3) Understanding the role of inflammation 4) Understanding metabolism and changes with age - What's menopause got to do with it? 5) Identifying and evaluating patients at risk - weight, BMI, laboratory values 6) Intervening to help these patients: Diet, Medications, & Exercise

GYN Care of the Aging Patient
Objectives: 1) Understanding and applying the new recommendations for cervical cancer screening and pelvic exams 2) Understanding and applying the current recommendations for breast cancer screening 3) Overview of unique health issues for women as they age 4) Review of recommended screening tests for women as they age

Diagnosing and Managing Common Adrenal Disorders
Objectives: 1) Discuss the evaluation of incidental adrenal masses 2) Discuss evaluation and management of adrenal overactivity and adrenal insufficiency

Who to Screen for Thyroid Disease and How to Treat: New Guidelines
Objectives: 1) Discuss management of subclinical thyroid disease 2) Discuss screening in patients desiring pregnancy 3) Discuss evaluation and therapy of abnormal thyroid function tests

Osteoporosis: What is Happening? When to Start and Stop Therapy
Objectives: 1) Illustrate the effective use of DXA screening and monitoring therapy 2) Utilize FRAX to decide which of your osteopenic patients need therapy with bone active agents 3) Discuss when patients should have a drug holiday

Using Calcium, Vitamin D and Exercise Effectively for Better Bone Health
Objectives: 1) Discuss the role of calcium and exercise in your patients to build and preserve bone mass 2) Discuss management of Vitamin D deficiency

PCOS: Diagnosis and Management for a Lifetime of Good Health
Objectives: 1) Discuss early differential diagnosis 2) Discuss therapy from adolescence to menopause to prevent diabetes and metabolic syndrome

Note: Content is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the activity website for the most current information.

Program Schedule
Date Location Description Time Image
March 31, 2017 Grand Floridian Conference Center
Conference
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
Registration is at 7:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:50 PM Women's Health for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences
April 1, 2017 Grand Floridian Conference Center
Conference
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
7:30 AM - 12:50 PM Women's Health for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences
April 2, 2017 Grand Floridian Conference Center
Conference
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
7:30 AM - 12:50 PM Women's Health for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

Additional Information
       
Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa -

Lodging Reservations - To check room rates and availability, please contact our office at 888-533-9031 or 858-964-4595.

Lodging Cancellations - 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.

Complimentary Resort Amenities - Complimentary in-room internet

Property Map - To view a map of Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, please Click Here

Disney Park Tickets, Transportation, and More! - To purchase discounted Park Tickets, make your Disney Magical Express reservation, and to start your My Disney Experience, please see below.

Disney Park Tickets - 10% Discount on select Tickets, 1 BONUS visit to an additional Disney Experience with the purchase of a Multi-Day Ticket, Not available at Theme Park windows, Save time - no waiting. Park Ticket pricing includes Tax. Please Note: There are blackout dates for discounted park tickets during the holidays due to an expected increase in traffic. To purchase Disney Park Tickets, Click Here

Please note: This discounted park ticket link expires on 3/27/17.

Disney Magical Express Shuttle – Disney's Magical Express Transportation is there 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 their "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 (MCO). To make your Magical Express Reservation, please Click Here.

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***Please note: The discounted tickets available are afternoon convention priced tickets and black out dates apply.

Airport Information - The Orlando International Airport (MCO) is located approximately 20 miles (or 30 minutes) from Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.

Airport Transportation - To make your airport transfer reservation, please click on the following links:

Taxi Fare - Estimated fare is approximately $47 each way.

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Groundlink Private Car Service - Conference attendees will receive a 15% discount on airport transfer fares when they Click Here and enter the Promo Code: MCEREBATE when booking online, using the mobile app, or calling 877-546-6903.

Please Note: In order to receive 15% off both portions of your Groundlink trip, guests will need to book each way separately.

Parking - Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa offers complimentary self-parking for conference attendees and guests.

Car Rental - To make your discounted car rental reservation, please click on the following links:

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Please Note: Trip cancellation insurance does not cover the tuition fee.

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.

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.

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