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Past Program April 2017 - Pediatrics: Infectious Diseases, Obesity & General Pediatrics

April 13, 2090 - April 15, 2090

Disneyland, California - Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

Disneyland and California Adventure offer the chance for guests to explore the thrills and excitement of the parks in a more intimate setting. The close proximity of Downtown Disney, Disneyland, and California Adventure allows visitors the opportunity to visit all of the attractions while staying in a conveniently located resort. Boasting a stunning 6-story lobby constructed of stone and wood plus stately American Craftsman-style décor in all rooms, Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa celebrates the grandeur of the great outdoors. With its exclusive entrance into Disney's California Adventure Park, it is the closest hotel to any Disney theme park in the United States. Savor award-winning food, indulge your senses at the world-class spa, or lounge the day away in a posh poolside cabana. The resort also has a fitness center, multiple pools, as well as free tours and children’s activities, making it an excellent choice for a memorable, fun-filled vacation.


Past Program April 2017 - Pediatrics: Infectious Diseases, Obesity & General Pediatrics 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

Pediatrics for Primary Care: Infectious Diseases, Obesity & General Pediatrics

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 Pediatrics: Infectious Diseases, Obesity & General Pediatrics.

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

Fever of Unknown Origin in Children Objectives: 1) Identify common causes of fever in the outpatient setting 2) Review a standardized approach to the evaluation of persistent fever 3) Review common causes of recurrent fever in children

Staphylococcal and Streptococcal infections Objectives: 1) Know the epidemiology of staphylococcal infections in children 2) Review treatment options for skin and soft tissue infections in children 3) Consider common streptococcal syndromes in children

Herpes are Like Diamonds: They’re Forever Objectives: 1) Review the clinical characteristics, diagnosis, and treatment of EMV, CMV, and HSV in children

Approach to the Child with Lymphadenopathy Objectives: 1) Identify common causes of acute and subacute lymphadenopathy in children 2) Provide treatment options for common causes

Respiratory Infections in Children: The Common and the Uncommon Objectives: 1) Review treatments strategies for sinusitis, otitis media, and pneumonia 2) Consider unusual causes of respiratory infections 3) Define risk characteristics that should prompt immunological evaluation

Potpourri of Clinical Cases: Critical Thinking Objectives: 1) At the conclusion of the presentation, course attendees will be exposed to a number of challenging pediatric cases which will stimulate them to think more broadly and probe more deeply as to questions necessary for reaching a reasonable diagnosis

Immunization Recommendation Update (with particular focus on HPV and meningococcal meningitis prevention) Objectives: 1) Understand the potential possibility for patients to develop HPV vaccine preventable cancers and/or other lesions by either not being timely vaccinated or not ever being administered the HPV vaccine; 2) Know what vaccines are available and the ACIP recommendations for immunization of children and adolescents against the various serogroups of Neisseria meningitidis

Atopic Dermatitis: Overview of Presentation and Management Objectives: 1) Know the classic findings of atopic dermatitis specific to the age of the child 2) Be familiar with the best preventive measures to use in the management of children with atopic dermatitis 3) know which potent medications are indicated in the treatment of acute flare-ups of the disease

Exanthema of Childhood Objectives: 1) Know what important historical information is needed to diagnose certain pediatric skin or systemic diseases 2) Be able to diagnose certain pediatric diseases based on the classic skin findings and general symptoms of common childhood illnesses

The Pre-sports Participation Examination Objectives: 1) Incorporate recommended American Heart Association guidelines into the pre-sports participation examination of pre-adolescent and adolescent patients 2) Understand what cardiac abnormalities and other conditions (e.g., drug abuse) can lead to sudden death during competitive sports activities 3) Know the pros and cons of including chest x-rays, EKGs and echocardiograms into the pre-sports participation assessment process 4) Be able to explain the differences in the risk of sudden death during sports activities for various ethnic groups, as well as genders

High Blood Pressure in Children: A Common Missed Diagnosis Objectives: 1) List a minimum of 3 reasons why most hypertension in children is missed 2) List a minimum of 3 indications for ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) in children 3) Describe a rational treatment to the newly diagnosed child with Stage I hypertension

Raising and Discussing the Issue of Weight with Children and Families Objectives: 1) List preferred and non-preferred language when discussing weight with children and families 2) Describe a logical, sensitive, and step-wise approach to raising the issue of weight with children and families 3) List a minimum of 3 psychosocial consequences of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents

The 5As Counseling Approach for Childhood Obesity Objectives: 1) Describe the underlying principles of the 5As counseling approach in primary care 2) List and describe each of the 5As 3) List and describe each of the “Big 5” behaviors which contribute to childhood obesity

A rational approach to secondary causes of obesity in children and adolescents Objectives: 1) Describe a sensitive and helpful response to the parent concerned about secondary causes of obesity 2) Provide a reasonable estimate of the prevalence of specific secondary causes of obesity 3) Describe the indications for a “work-up” for secondary causes of obesity

Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Management of Hyperlipidemia in Children Objectives: 1) Describe criteria for diagnosis of hyperlipidemia in children and adolescents 2) Describe recommended evaluation strategies for the child with newly diagnosed hyperlipidemia 3) Describe a rational approach to the treatment of the child with newly diagnosed hyperlipidemia

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
April 13, 2017 Grand Californian Conference Center
Conference
Snacks and Beverages for Registered Attendees
Registration is at 1:30 PM
2:00 PM - 7:20 PM Past Program April 2017 - Pediatrics: Infectious Diseases, Obesity & General Pediatrics CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences
April 14, 2017 Grand Californian Conference Center
Conference
Snacks and Beverages for Registered Attendees
7:30 AM - 12:50 PM Past Program April 2017 - Pediatrics: Infectious Diseases, Obesity & General Pediatrics CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences
April 15, 2017 Grand Californian Conference Center
Conference
Snacks and Beverages for Registered Attendees
7:30 AM - 12:50 PM Past Program April 2017 - Pediatrics: Infectious Diseases, Obesity & General Pediatrics CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

Additional Information
       
Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa -

Lodging Reservations - For assistance with a lodging reservation, please contact our office at 1-888-533-9031.

Accommodations - Guest rooms at the Disney Grand Californian Hotel & Spa are equipped with: a Desk, High-Speed Internet - Free Wired & WiFi Service, Robes, Satellite TV including Disney Channel & ESPN, DVD Player, Newspaper - USA Today Delivery (Weekday), Hair Dryer, Alarm Clock with MP3 Connection, Ice Bucket, Dual Line Phone with Voice Mail, Vanity Area, Interior Corridor Access, Iron & Board, Air Conditioning / Heat, Coffee Maker, Shower & Bathtub Combo, Triple Sheets, Balcony(ies) or Patio, Make-Up Mirror, Assorted Magazines, Safe - In Room, Hand & Body Lotion, Evening Turndown, and a Crib Pack 'n Play.

Bedding: Choose between 1 King bed, 2 Queen beds, or 1 Queen bed and a set of Bunk beds

Requests for a specific bedding arrangement or room location are fulfilled by the hotel 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.

Additional Room Information - Maximum Occupancy: 4 Guests
If you would like to book a room for 5 Guests, please contact our office at 1-888-533-9031 for availability.

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

Resort Fees & Amenities - Room rates above are subject to applicable City of Anaheim occupancy taxes (currently 15%) and a ATID assessment fee (currently 2%).

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.

Discounted Park Tickets - To purchase specially-priced Disneyland® Resort Theme Park tickets, please Click Here.

-These special ticket prices are not available once you arrive at the Resort.
-The last day to purchase tickets online is April 12, 2017 by 9:00 PM PST.
-Don't delay! Prices are subject to change without notice.

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

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

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

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

Yellow Cab Co. - For more information or to book a reservation, please call 714-999-9999 or Click Here

Disneyland Resort Express - For more information or to book a reservation, please call 800-828-6699 or Click Here

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.

Shuttle Service from LAX to Disney Hotels - Supershuttle offers shuttle service from the Los Angeles International Airport to all Disney hotels in Anaheim. The one-way fare is $16 per person for passengers 3 years 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.

Parking - Disney's Grand Californian offers complimentary self-parking for hotel guests. Valet parking is set at $28 per night with in/out privileges.

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, go to: 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.

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.

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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