Primary Care Dermatology: Adult, Adolescent, and Pediatric: 1-888-533-9031
June 9, 2017 - June 11, 2017
New York City - Grand Hyatt New York: For more information please contact our office at 1-888-533-9031
Known as the melting pot of American culture, NYC is full of things to do, including the Met, MoMA, Broadway musicals, and plays. The Grand Hyatt New York is a luxury hotel that boasts an ideal location close to all major NYC attractions. This sophisticated Midtown hotel is just minutes walk to 5th Avenue, Times Square, and the Empire State Building. With so much to see and do, there is something in store for every style, taste, and budget in New York City.
|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.|
Military MD/Residents/Other Healthcare Professionals
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: 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.
Primary Care Dermatology: Adult, Adolescent, and Pediatric
Topics and Objectives
Nail Disorders Objectives: 1) Recognize features of non-onychomycosis nail disorders 2) Understand systemic implications of nail abnormalities 3) Utilize appropriate interventions for nail diseases and disorders
Hair Loss Objectives: 1) Develop comprehensive differential diagnosis for hair loss 2) Use proper diagnostic techniques to differentiate hair loss disorders 3) Treat hair loss, as is feasible
Common Benign Skin Tumors and Management of Them Objectives: 1) Recognize the most common benign skin tumors 2) Associate selected benign tumors with important syndromes 3) Manage benign tumors effectively but conservatively
Management Pearls for Psoriasis Objectives: 1) Recognize benefits and risks to major psoriasis treatment options 2) Appropriately select treatment for psoriasis patients of different types 3) Adjust treatment when co-morbidities or co-existing disorders so dictate
What about Acne in Adults? What to Consider? Objectives: 1) Understand the epidemiology of acne, including likelihood of adult onset or persistence 2) Recognize potential endogenous and exogenous etiologies of adult acne 3) Effectively manage adult acne
Pitfalls in the Diagnosis of Skin Disorders Objectives: 1) Create differential diagnoses based on broad categories of skin diseases 2) Differentiate between skin diseases that mimic each other 3) Identify barriers to diagnosis
Fungal Infections: Over and Underdiagnosed Clinical Cases Objectives: 1) Create a differential diagnosis for annular skin lesions 2) Review laboratory tests for fungal infections 3) Identify the fungal disease mimics
Skin Cancer: Typical and Atypical Presentations Objectives: 1) Identify the common presentations of basal and squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma 2) Recognize less common manifestations of skin cancer 3) Skin cancer prevention
Top 10 Management Pearls for Skin Disorders Objectives: 1) Choose proper topical steroids for inflammatory disorders 2) Educate patients on the use of hypoallergenic products 3) Evaluate the efficacy and cost of generic and OTC products
Challenging Cases for Diagnosis Objectives: 1) Identify typical presentations of common skin disorders 2) Recognize urgent skin disorders 3) Identify atypical presentations of common skin disorders
An Update on Acne in Children and Adolescents Objectives: 1) Discuss the presentation of acne from birth to adolescence 2) Detail the newer classifications of mid-childhood and preadolescent acne 3) Discuss specific effective treatment strategies for acne in all ages
Diagnosis and Management of Vascular Lesions in Children and Adults Objectives: 1) Review the differential diagnosis of various vascular lesions that present in childhood and beyond 2) Discuss the latest treatments for infantile hemangioma 3) Highlight the problematic vascular lesions, or “when to worry”
Clinical Clues to Diagnosing Infections and Infestations in Childhood Objectives: 1) Review the differential diagnosis of “itchy bumps” in kids 2) Highlight clinical clues to help differentiate infectious rashes 3) Discuss the treatments of common infestations and infections in children
My Top Twelve Tips for Treating Atopic Dermatitis Objectives: 1) Provide practical treatment tips for treating atopic dermatitis in kids 2) Discuss the safe use of topical corticosteroids 3) Debate the use of antihistamines in the management of atopic dermatitis
Warts and Molluscum: What to do? Objectives: 1) Evaluate the data on what works for treatment of warts 2) Provide treatment strategies for the treatment of warts and molluscum in kids
Note: Content is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the activity website for the most current information.
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|Registration and Lodging - For more information please contact our office at 1-888-533-9031 or 1-858-566-1502.|
|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
All cancellations must be made via e-mail to email@example.com by the dates stated above.
|Airport Information - The John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is located 16 miles from the hotel, LaGuardia (LGD) is located 9 miles from the hotel, and Newark (EWR) is located 17 miles from the hotel. All of the surrounding airports service the New York City areas. You can search for the lowest airfare with convenient flight schedule to any one of these airports.|
|Airport Transportation - To make your airport transfer reservation, please click on the following links:
Taxi - Taxi service is available, but taxi reservations in NYC are not necessary. For more information, please Click Here
Shuttle from JFK and LGA - For more information, please call 718-777-5111 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.
|Parking - The current rate is $70 with no in/out privileges based on a 24-hour period and $60 for a six-hour period. Prices are subject to change.|
|Car Rentals - 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.
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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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