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Pharmacology and Geriatrics for Primary Care

November 19, 2017 - November 21, 2017

Kapolei, Hawaii - Aulani, a Disney 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, water slides, 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.


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Pharmacology and Geriatrics 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

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 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

Pharmacology and Geriatrics 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 Pharmacology and Geriatrics for Primary Care, 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 Pharmacology and Geriatrics for Primary Care 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

Primary Care Approach to Dementia
Objectives: 1) Name 4 main causes of memory loss 2) Name 4 main causes of dementia 3) Describe 4 components of treatment

A Goal-Oriented Approach to Reducing Medicines in Frail Elders
Objectives: 1) Contrast goal-directed care with guideline-directed care 2) Describe 5 factors to consider when discontinuing a medication 3) Describe 3 initiatives physicians can take to lower medications 4) Describe two initiatives patients can take to lower medications

Health Screening and Prevention in the Old and Old-Old Age Groups
Objectives: 1) Describe the USPSTF and AGS recommendations for screening in those above age 75 2) Discuss 3 controversies in health screening in the “old-old” 3) Describe a patient-centered method for making health screening recommendations 4) Demonstrate use of a health screening app in office practice

Falls
Objectives: 1) Describe the relative risk of falls compared to diseases as a cause of mortality in older patients 2) Differentiate between intrinsic and extrinsic risk factors 2) Describe an evidence-based approach to the work-up of the elder who has fallen 3) Describe medical and functional interventions to reduce the risk of falls

Medical Cannabis
Objectives: 1) Describe the endocannabinoid system 2) Describe the pharmacology of THC and CBD 3) Name reported indications for use of THC 4) Name reported indications for use of CBD 5) Describe the harms of use of THC and CBD

Update on the Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus
Objectives: 1) Provide brief overview of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and clinical implication of diabetes mellitus 2) Review current recommended therapies for diabetes through cases 3) Evaluate role of newer agents in the management of diabetes through cases including elderly patients

Making Sense of Hypertension Guidelines: How low should we go?
Objectives: 1) Review various guideline recommendations for hypertension management 2) Discuss latest clinical trial results comparing various blood pressure targets 3) Briefly review primary options for hypertension management 4) Use cases to delineate best management of outpatient hypertension

Epidemiology and Treatment of Skin/Soft Tissue Infections including MRSA
Objectives: 1) Discuss the epidemiology of skin/soft tissue infections including MRSA 2) List agents commonly used in the management of skin/soft-tissue infections and discuss their appropriate use and adverse effect profiles 3) Summarize the guidelines for the management of skin/soft-tissue infections 4) Select an appropriate treatment for a patient who presents with a soft-tissue infection in the ambulatory setting

End-Of-Life Care Planning and Palliative Care Medicine Update
Objectives: 1) Use a 7-step approach to ensuring quality care at the end-of-life 2) Understand types of statements that improve or prevent quality care 3) Know the outcomes of CPR and artificial nutrition and hydration (ANH) 4) Identify 3 Apps or Internet resources used in advance care planning 5) Describe the role of POLST in end-of-life 6) Understand the most common symptoms requiring management in the palliative care patient 7) Review common medications utilized in context of palliative medicine 8) Using cases, delineate the most important properties of medication management in the palliative care patient

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
November 19, 2017 Aulani Conference Center
Conference
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
Registration is at 7:30 AM
8:00 AM - 12:20 PM Pharmacology and Geriatrics for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences
November 20, 2017 Aulani Conference Center
Conference
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
8:00 AM - 12:20 PM Pharmacology and Geriatrics for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences
November 21, 2017 Aulani Conference Center
Conference
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
7:00 AM - 11:20 AM Pharmacology and Geriatrics for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

Additional Information
       
Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa -

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

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.

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)

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 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.

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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.

Alamo - Click Here and enter 7014125 under Contract ID to receive the Group Discount.

National - Click Here and enter 5025990 under Contract ID to receive 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.

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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