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Past Conference - Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine for Primary Care

July 9, 2099 - July 11, 2099

Montreal, Canada - Sofitel Montreal Golden Mile

Attend 2 CME Conferences in 1 Week and Earn 24 Credits! See the Endocrinology for Primary Care on July 13 - 15, 2017 in Quebec City.

Montreal is the second largest French speaking city in the Western world after Paris. The city has maintained its own culture, as rues (streets) are lined with cafés and shop owners will often greet visitors with a hearty "Bonjour!". A sophisticated mix of warm colors, modern minimalist design, and historic Victorian accents gives the luxury Hotel Sofitel a unique and exclusive, upscale appeal. Located in the heart of “Canada’s Cultural Capital,” near Mount Royal Park, McGill University, and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, there are several quality establishments for dining, shopping, and entertainment. Hotel Sofitel offers French cuisine with an international appeal at Restaurant Renoir, as well as cocktails in the cosmopolitan lounge atmosphere of Le bar. Arrive ready to relax, explore, and enjoy Montreal at its finest!


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Past Conference - 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

725

Military MD/Residents/Other Healthcare Professionals

625

Physician Attending Montreal and Quebec Conferences: Per Conference

625

Military MD/Residents/Other Healthcare Professionals Attending Montreal and Quebec Conferences: Per Conference

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
July 9, 2017 Sofitel Conference Center
Conference
Snacks and Beverages for Registered Attendees
Registration is at 1:30 PM
2:00 PM - 6:20 PM Past Conference - Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences
July 10, 2017 Sofitel Conference Center
Conference
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
8:00 AM - 12:20 PM Past Conference - Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences
July 11, 2016 Sofitel Conference Center
Conference
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
8:00 AM - 12:20 PM Past Conference - Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

Additional Information
       
Sofitel Montreal Golden Mile -

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

Please note: Lodging has become limited, and is based on availability at the time of request.

Accommodations - Rooms at the Sofitel Golden Mile include floor-to-ceiling views and spacious marble bathrooms, air conditioning, safe deposit box in room, free in-room mineral water, in room WIFI, work desk, minibar, iron, bathtub, hair dryer in bathroom, Hermès bath products, keycard-operated door locks, audible smoke alarms, deadbolts and/or locks in rooms, security peephole, and emergency info.

Luxury Room - A 375 sq. ft. room (35 m²), with floor-to-ceiling windows, goose feather comforter and pillows, bright work area with WIFI Internet, an LCD screen, a Bose radio alarm clock with an iPod dock, and a complimentary Nespresso coffee machine. Crib available upon request.

Bedding: 1 King or 2 Double Beds

Maximum Occupancy: 4 Guests Per Room Per Night
Past Conference - Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

$208 CAD Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees

Additional Lodging Information - Please note all rates are in Canadian Dollars. Rates are for single or double occupancy. The extra person charge will be $20 per room, per night, for adults over the age of 18 years old.

Maximum Occupancy: 4 Guests Per Room

Child Policy: Maximum 3 Children Per Room. Children 12 years or older are considered adults.

Hotel Fees: Rates are subject to all city and state taxes. Currently these taxes are 13.52% made up of 3.5% designated to city tax, 5% GST and 9.975% PST. Taxes are subject to change without notice.

Lodging Deposit - A Credit Card is used at the time of booking to guarantee your reservation. Balance due to the hotel upon arrival.

Lodging Cancelations - 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.

Airport Information - Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) is located 12 miles from the Sofitel hotel in downtown Montreal. Attendees who register for both conferences in Montreal and Quebec City, we suggest you reserve your ticket selecting multi flights with first portion of your ticket from your hometown to Montreal, then use Via Rail from Montreal to Quebec City, and fly to your hometown from Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB). If you need additional assistance please contact our office at 1-888-533-9031.

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

Taxi Service - MCE Conferences recommends taking a taxi to get from the airport to your hotel. Follow signs at the airport for ground transportation and taxi service. Taxi fare from the Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL)to the Sofitel Montreal Golden Mile is approximately a CA$40 flat fee, one-way (for 1-4 persons).

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 valet parking is available at a charge of $35 CAD plus taxes, per car, per night. Offsite and local clients can park during the 4 conference hours at a rate of $22 CAD per day for July 9, 10, and 11, 2017.

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 Documents - Travel documents vary based on itinerary. It is the sole responsibility of guests to identify and obtain all required travel documents for the entire duration of their stay and have them available when necessary. Valid travel documents such as passports and Visas are required for boarding and re-entry into the United States and other countries.

All guests must carry a valid passport. Passports must be valid for at least six months after your return date of travel. Guests are responsible to ensure validity dates of passport and to secure proper documentation for countries visited. Please consult your respective State Department or Foreign Ministry for specific Visa and entry requirements for countries scheduled on your travel itinerary. For U.S. citizens, further information can be found by visiting the Travel Website. Consult your healthcare professional for any inoculations you may require, or contact the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) toll-free at 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636) or online at the CDC Website

Note: If your passport is lost or stolen on a trip, you could be denied entry into your home country. To avoid this issue, we recommend following some practical steps: Make two copies of your passport ID page – that’s the page with your picture, your date of birth, etc. This can be an image scan or hard copy. Give one copy to someone you trust – a friend, family member, or assistant – in case you need to contact them while on your trip. Keep the other copy with you. If it’s printed, put it in your carry-on (not your checked luggage – that could go missing). If it’s an electronic copy, make sure you have access to it when you leave the U.S. (on your mobile device, or in your e-mail, for example).

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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