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Primary Care Update: Pain Management, Psychiatry and Women’s Health

December 28, 2017 - December 30, 2017

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

Stay at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa to discover why it is Disney World's flagship hotel. The hotel's red gable roofs, white clapboard siding, Victorian balustrades, and lush gardens are filled with canary palms and southern magnolias inspired by fabled Florida beach resorts of the 19th Century. Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa exudes a romantic Victorian ambiance and is a timeless gem. The resort is conveniently located on the monorail system next to the Magic Kingdom Park and Epcot. Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa offers impeccable service, complete with luxury spas and pools. No matter how you spend your time at Walt Disney World, Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is a grand retreat.

Primary Care Update: Pain Management, Psychiatry and Women’s Health  CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences
AMA/AAFP Equivalency – American Academy of Family Physicians This live activity is being reviewed 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



Military MD/Residents/Other Healthcare Professionals


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

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 Pain Management, Psychiatry and Women’s Health.

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

Contraception 2017
Objectives: 1) Describe the increasing role of Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) in family planning and identify the risks and benefits of long-acting methods 2) Discuss optimal prescribing of combination contraceptives – the pill, patch, and ring 3) Identify the available options for emergency contraception (EC) including their benefits and limitations

Menopausal Hormone Therapy 2017
Objectives: 1) Discuss data on the cardiovascular risks and benefits of HT generated since the initial publication from the Women’s Health Initiative 2) Discuss current evidence regarding the effect of HT on breast cancer risk 3) Compare and contrast contemporary pharmacologic options for HT

Current Guidelines for HPV and Pap Testing
Objectives: 1) Describe the natural history of HPV infection and how it relates to recent changes in screening recommendations for cervical neoplasia 2) Identify current guidelines for frequency of Pap testing 3) Define the role of HPV testing in detecting cervical neoplasia

Female Sexual Dysfunction
Objectives: 1) Describe the current model of normal female sexual response 2) Identify the diagnostic categories for Female Sexual Dysfunction and discuss possible etiologies for each 3) Discuss management options for each category of Female Sexual Dysfunction

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Simplified
Objectives: 1) Discuss the current understanding of the pathophysiology of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome 2) Identify management options for the gynecologic consequences of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome 3) Identify management options for the metabolic effects of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

The Assessment and Management of Suicide Risk
Objectives: 1) Understand the factors that interfere with accurate recognition of suicide risk 2) Learn the risk factors for suicide 3) Learn the principles of, and strategies for, suicide assessment

Assessment and Management of Depression
Objectives: 1) Learn how to diagnose depression 2) Understand the downstream consequences of untreated depression 3) Learn practical treatment strategies for depression

Normal and Maladaptive Responses to Medical Illness
Objectives: 1) Understand a variety of coping strategies 2) Learn how people with certain personality styles react to having a medical illness or condition 3) Learn how to interact successfully with people who have difficult-to-manage personality traits or disorders

Psychopharmacology: Medical Complications of Psychotropics and Psychiatric Complications of Non-Psychiatric Drugs
Objectives: 1) Review the principles of pharmacology and to understand the mechanisms of drug-drug interactions 2) Learn the side effect profiles of antidepressants, antipsychotics, and anxiolytic drugs 3) Learn how to recognize and treat drug-induced syndromes

Recognition, Treatment, and Prevention of Delirium
Objectives: 1) Learn an approach to the recognition of altered mental status and delirium 2) Learn treatment strategies for delirium 3) Learn how delirium can be prevented

Management of Fibromyalgia
Objectives: 1) Be familiar with recent pathophysiology related to mechanisms of fibromyalgia 2) Understand recent clinical criteria for diagnosing fibromyalgia in a primary care setting 3) Identify a multidisciplinary approach that can be applied to patients with chronic widespread pain

Assessment of Low Back Pain
Objectives: 1) Discuss how a number of structures in the lumbar spine may serve as pain generators, including: the disc, facet joint, myofascial and ligamentous structures 2) Review basic physical exam techniques used for assessing spine-related pain conditions 3) Differentiate lumbar radiculopathy signs and symptoms from other causes of low back pain including facet mediated, soft tissue, and sacroiliac joint pain

Rational Polypharmacy for Chronic Pain Management
Objectives: 1) Apply new pathophysiologic understanding to treating pain 2) Understand mechanisms of action of the various muscle relaxers and anticonvulsants commonly used to treat various chronic pain states 3) Use case examples to better understand titration and adjustment of adjuvant analgesics

Overview of Opioid Pharmacology, Assessment, and Management
Objectives: 1) Highlight pharmacologic differences between various opioids used for chronic pain management 2) Describe risk factors that may help to predict problematic opioid use, including addiction and misuse 3) Review validated screening tools used to help identify possible aberrant behaviors related to long-term opioid use 4) Understand and utilize Patient Provider Agreements (PPAs) and Prescription Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) as a means of improved monitoring of patient use of opioid products

Approaching Difficult Conversations about Chronic Pain
Objectives: 1) Address a patient who is resistant to change 2) Describe a strategy for treating patients with anxiety around pain therapy 3) Characterize patients with clear addiction 4) Manage patients who are angry or upset in the office 5) Approach patients who have lost self-control

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
December 28, 2017 Grand Floridian Conference Center
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
Registration is at 7:30 AM
7:30 AM - 12:50 PM Primary Care Update: Pain Management, Psychiatry and Women’s Health  CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences
December 29, 2017 Grand Floridian Conference Center
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
7:30 AM - 12:50 PM Primary Care Update: Pain Management, Psychiatry and Women’s Health  CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences
December 30, 2017 Grand Floridian Conference Center
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
7:30 AM - 12:50 PM Primary Care Update: Pain Management, Psychiatry and Women’s Health  CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

Additional Information
Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa -

Register Early! - We only accept up to 150 registrations per conference.

Conference negotiated reduced room rates are offered 3 nights (or more) pre and post program dates (based on availability), and will be available to registered attendees up until November 13, 2017. Our allotment for conference negotiated reduced room rates might sell out before this date, and resort regular rack rates will apply (based on availability). We urge you to please make your lodging reservation early. For additional information or assistance with your reservation, please contact our office at 1-888-533-9031 or 1-858-566-1500.

Lodging Reservations - To make your lodging reservation, please Click Here. If you need assistance, please contact our office at 888-533-9031 or 858-566-1500.

Conference Room Rates and Reservations - 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 discounted group rates for lodging, food and beverage, as well as other meeting costs 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.

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.

Please Note: This site has been created for the MCE Conferences continuing medical education program. Only guests that are registered for this CME conference are eligible to use this site in order to get access to the pre-blocked rooms and/or Theme Park Tickets at the special contracted rate. We allow a maximum of 2 room reservations per registered attendee, based on availability and rates at time of booking. All reservations must be made under the registered attendee's' name since reservation and ticket order will be audited against the CME program registration list and should it be necessary we reserve the right to contact you to request proof of registration. If it is discovered that the reservation and/or ticket order is not for an MCE Conferences participant, the reservations and/or ticket order will be cancelled, the tickets blocked (if applicable), and any deposit or payment will not be eligible for a refund. In addition these tickets cannot be purchased for the purpose of or with the intention of being resold.

Accommodations - Guest rooms at the Disney Grand Floridian are equipped with a table and chairs, ceiling fan, vanity area with two sinks, and a bathroom. Amenities include wireless internet, coffee maker, refrigerator, 27-inch flat-screen TV with basic cable and Disney programming, a DVD player, iHome iPod-docking alarm clock, phone with voicemail, an electronic safe, and toiletry sets from H20 Spa. Many guest rooms also offer Pack n' Plays or a balcony, available by request and based on availability.

Bedding: Choose between 2 Queen beds or 1 King bed. Many guest rooms also have a day bed, available by request and based on availability.

Requests for a specific bedding arrangement or room location are fulfilled by the hotel based on availability at the time of check-in.

Run of the House Room - Legendary elegance and lavish decor join with impeccable service and spectacular views to create an unmatched experience to remember. Billed as its “flagship resort,” Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa is exquisite with its winning combination of Victorian style and modern day amenities.

Note: Rooms are Non-Smoking only. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available by request.

Primary Care Update: Pain Management, Psychiatry and Women’s Health  CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

$299 Per Room, Per Night, Plus a 12.5% Room Tax

Additional Room Information - Maximum Occupancy: 5 Guests

Additional Guests (Ages 18 and Up) Sharing the Room: $25 Per Adult, Per Night for more than 2 Adults

Child Policy: Children 17 and under stay free of charge when using existing beds. Cribs (infant beds) or Pack n' Plays are available by request and based on availability.

Lodging Deposit - A Deposit of 1 Night + Tax is due at the time of booking. Balance is due to the resort upon arrival.

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 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. To purchase Disney Park Tickets, please Click Here. If you need assistance, please contact our office at 888-533-9031 or 858-566-1500.

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.

My Disney Experience - To make the most of your upcoming Walt Disney World® Resort visit, let My Disney Experience be your guide to innovative online and mobile tools to help plan and share your upcoming visit. It gives you unprecedented control of your experience, making it easy to save time and enjoy your trip with friends, family and colleagues. After purchasing your special Meeting/Convention Theme Park tickets, please Click Here.

Universal Studios Orlando Tickets - To purchase your discounted tickets to Universal Orlando, please Click Here.

***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.

Mears Transportation - Orlando’s Transportation Professionals since 1939. For more information or to book a reservation with Mears Transportation, please Click Here or call 407-422-2222.

Shuttlefare - For more information or to book a reservation with Shuttlefare, please Click Here or call 877-300-4826.

Disney Magical Express - For more information or to book a shuttle with Disney Magical Express, please Click Here or call 407-939-6244.

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:

AVIS - Click Here and enter G028287 in the "AWD Number" box to receive the Group Discount.

Budget - Click Here

Enterprise - Click Here and enter NA32N54 and the pin name MCE in the box titled "Optional" to receive the MCE Conferences Group Discount.

Hertz - Click Here and check the "Enter a Discount or Promo Code" and "I am a Corporate Customer" boxes. Enter 2086989 in the "Discount/CDP/Club Code" box to receive the Group Discount.

Travel Protection - Plan benefits, limits and provisions may vary by state jurisdiction. To review full plan details online, please Click Here for Travel Guard Trip Insurance or call Travel Guard direct at 1-800-826-4919. Please consider this plan for protecting your travel arrangements, your belongings and most importantly, you!

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.

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