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Past Program March 2017: Program in Session - Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine for Primary Care

March 10, 2080 - March 12, 2080

Kapolei, Hawaii - Disney Aulani Resort & Spa

Disney combined Paradise and Magic at the Aulani Resort & Spa in Ko Olina, Hawaii. This resort was designed in mind to give you the opportunity to experience Hawaiian culture and entertainment at its best. The emphasis is on family fun and adventure. The Aulani offers so much for each family member to view and participate that with nearby points of interest, it's the complete vacation in paradise. The whole family will enjoy the wonderland of water, with a lazy river, multiple pools, waterslides, and sparkling lagoons. At the fish pond, you will find many children fascinated by the bright native sea life. If you love the beach, the resort sits on a beautiful sandy beach lined up with coconut palms. All of the elements at the Disney Aulani Resort come together to symbolize harmony.


Past Program March 2017: Program in Session - Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine 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 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.
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

675

Military MD/Residents/Other Healthcare Professionals

525

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

Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine for Primary Care

Overview
Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine for Primary Care addresses many orthopedic and sports medicine concerns that are commonly seen in primary care. The program was developed to be interactive, informative, evidence based, and entertaining. In the knee and shoulder workshops there will be key historical elements to demonstrate physical exam tests to narrow the differentials diagnosis for knee and shoulder pain. Osteoarthritis is a common condition seen in primary care, but there are numerous treatments options many primary care physicians can use to help their patients. Overuse injuries in children differ from adults, so a case based approach will be used to review many common conditions. Since public attention about concussions is growing, primary physicians need to be familiar with the latest recommendations. In primary care exercise is often recommended, but indications and techniques will be reviewed to increase effectiveness in counseling patients. 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 information about primary care Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.

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

Concussions Update Objectives: 1) Recall the etiology, pathophysiology, and signs and symptoms of concussion 2) Define second impact syndrome and its complications/significance 3) Utilize concussion assessment tools to assess and manage concussion 4) Determine medical clearance and return to play recommendations

The Pain of Aging: Osteoarthritis Objectives: 1) Identify signs and symptoms suggestive of osteoarthritis 2) Counsel patients on the benefits of exercise for treatment and prevention 3) Counsel patients when to consider glucosamine, chondroitin, supplements, icing, bracing, acupuncture, and surgery 4) Determine when viscosupplements or cortisone injection may be helpful

Shoulder Examination Workshop Objectives: 1) Determine history elements to establish the diagnosis or cause of shoulder pain 2) Select the most effective and evidence based physical examination tests to establish the diagnosis of shoulder pain 3) Demonstrate proficiency in a number of examination techniques, including inspection, palpation, range of motion, and special tests for the shoulder 4) Assess an injured patient’s range of motion, stability, bone alignment, soft tissue swelling, pain or tenderness and crepitation of the shoulder

Knee Examination Workshop Objectives: 1) Determine history elements to establish the diagnosis or cause of knee pain 2) Select the most effective and evidence based physical examination tests to establish the diagnosis of knee pain 3) Demonstrate proficiency in a number of examination techniques, including inspection, palpation, range of motion, and special tests for the knee 4) Assess an injured patient’s range of motion, stability, bone alignment, soft tissue swelling, pain or tenderness and crepitation of the knee

Pediatric Sports Medicine Cases Objectives: 1) Identify appropriate differentials in pediatric cases 2) Recall overuse injuries in pediatric athletes 3) Understand fracture patterns in pediatric patients

Hip Pain Pointers Objectives: 1) Determine the etiology of greater trochanteric hip pain 2) Consider differential diagnosis of anterior hip pain in adult and pediatric patients 3) Select physical examination test to evaluate hip pain 4) Develop treatment plans for hip pain

Evaluation and Management of Common Hand Injuries Objectives: 1) Understand the functional anatomy of the hand 2) Review common injuries of the hand 3) Discuss proper use of imaging 4) Understand proper splinting, bracing and referral

Oh, My Aching Shoulder! Management of Common Shoulder Problems in Primary Care Objectives: 1) Review clinically relevant shoulder anatomy 2) Learn the clinical presentation of common shoulder injuries, and how to narrow down your differential 3) Learn Key clinical features that will enable prompt and accurate diagnosis 4) Discuss appropriate treatment methods, appropriate referrals, and proper use of imaging

Management of Common Knee Problems in Primary Care Objectives: 1) Understand clinically relevant knee anatomy and mechanics 2) Learn the clinical presentations of common overuse syndromes and traumatic conditions 3) Learn Key clinical features that will enable prompt and accurate diagnosis 4) Discuss appropriate treatment methods, appropriate referrals, and proper use of imaging

Evaluation and Management of Common Wrist Injuries Objectives: 1) Review wrist anatomy 2) Discuss presentations of common causes of wrist pain 3) Learn Key history and exam features to enable prompt and accurate diagnosis 4) Discuss appropriate treatment methods, appropriate referrals, and proper use of imaging

One Wrong Step: An Approach to Common Acute Foot and Ankle Injuries Objectives: 1) Review anatomy of the ankle and foot 2) Learn the clinical presentation of common acute foot and ankle injuries 3) Learn Key history and exam features to enable prompt and accurate diagnosis 4) Discuss appropriate treatment methods, appropriate referrals, and proper use of imaging 5) Top ten sports medicine injuries you can't afford to miss 6) Physical examination of the knee: A concise yet thorough approach for primary care providers

Top Ten Sports Medicine Injuries You Can't Afford to Miss! Objectives: 1) In a case-based format, learn how to recognize 10 critical sports medicine injuries that could lead to devastating consequences if they are missed 2) Learn Key history and physical findings, as well as appropriate use of imaging, that will lead you to the right diagnosis 3) Understand common pitfalls that may lead you down the wrong path 4) Learn how to properly manage these challenging conditions

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 10, 2017 Aulani Conference Center
Conference
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
Registration is at 7:30 AM
8:00 AM - 12:20 PM Past Program March 2017: Program in Session - Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences
March 11, 2017 Aulani Conference Center
Conference
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
8:00 AM - 12:20 PM Past Program March 2017: Program in Session - Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences
March 12, 2017 Aulani Conference Center
Conference
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
8:00 AM - 12:20 PM Past Program March 2017: Program in Session - Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

Additional Information
       
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At the Disney Aulani - Added Value Without the Added Cost - At the Disney Aulani, they want to make your stay as worry-free and relaxing as possible by providing guests with the following amenities free of charge. Featuring Aunty’s Beach House, themed pools, Menehune Bridge, a Children’s watery playground area including 3 of their very own slides!,and Starlit Hui, a signature evening gathering of music, dance and fun designed to celebrate the culture of Aulani ,there is a wide variety of amenities and activities at the Aulani designed with the whole family in mind! Explore Aulani with family and friends and discover all the fun, magical things that await.

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

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

Room rates are subject to applicable transient accommodations and general excise taxes (currently, 9.25% and 4.712% respectively)

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.

Property Map - To view a map of the Disney Aulani Resort, please Click Here

Airport Information - The Disney Aulani Resort is located 25 miles from the Honolulu International Airport (HNL).

Airport Transportation -

Charleys Taxi: 877-531-1333 Click Here

Oahu Airport Shuttle: 808-681-8181 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.

Parking - Overnight Hotel guests are subject to a self-parking fee of $37 per night, per vehicle, with in/out privileges.

Car Rental - To truly enjoy the beauty of the surrounding areas, MCE Conferences recommends that you rent a car. 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, Click Here for Travel Guard Trip Insurance or call Travel Guard directly 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.

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.

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