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Past Program July 2017 - Dermatology for Primary Care

July 28, 2080 - July 30, 2080

Coronado Island/San Diego, California - Loews Coronado Bay Resort

Attend 2 CME Conferences in 1 Week and Earn 24 Credits! See the Pharmacology Primary Care on July 24-26, 2017 at Disneyland, California.

Centered between the Pacific Ocean and Coronado Bay, Loews Coronado Bay Resort epitomizes the true Southern California lifestyle. This luxury resort is set on a 15-acre peninsula with access to Silver Strand Beach where you will find a wide variety of boat rentals, from kayaks, and paddle boats to motorboats, and sailboats. The Loews Coronado Resort boasts 4 restaurants, 3 bars or lounges, 3 heated pools, a spa, a fitness center, three tennis courts, a private 81-slip marina, and postcard panoramic views of San Diego and Coronado Bay.


Past Program July 2017 - Dermatology 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 San Diego and Disneyland Conferences: Per Conference

625

Military MD/Residents/Other Healthcare Professionals Attending San Diego and Disneyland 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

Dermatology for Primary Care

Overview
This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered dermatology medical issues, 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 Dermatology 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
All Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about Dermatology 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

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

Bites and Infestations
Objectives: 1) Identify regional tickborne diseases with focus on Lyme disease 2) Manage scabies and lice infestations 3) Create a differential diagnosis for insect bites

Skin Rashes Requiring Urgent Attention
Objectives: 1) Recognize the blistering disorders 2) Identify and manage adverse cutaneous drug reactions 3) Differentiate between Stevens-Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis and erythema multiforme

Dermatitis: Etiology, Management, and Prevention
Objectives: 1) Distinguish between common forms of dermatitis 2) Implement a treatment ladder 3) Educate your patients on prevention

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

There is a Fungus Among Us: Fungal and Yeast Infections of the Skin
Objectives: 1) Distinguish cutaneous fungal and yeast infections from other infections of the skin 2) Understand the potential comorbidities associated with cutaneous fungal and yeast infections 3) Determine the most appropriate treatment option for each patient

Rosacea and Disorders of the Hair Follicle
Objectives: 1) Identify the common skin conditions arising from the follicular structure 2) Demonstrate the ability to distinguish between the different causes of folliculitis 3) Construct an appropriate treatment plan for different follicular disorders and for rosacea

How to Approach the Patient with Alopecia
Objectives: 1) Classify the different types of hair loss based on their presentation 2) Construct a diagnostic workup plan for patients who present with hair loss 3) Formulate a treatment plan for the more common types of hair loss – alopecia areata and androgenetic alopecia

Leg Ulcers and Principles of Wound Management
Objectives: 1) Differentiate between the different types of leg ulcers 2) Become familiar with the diagnostic tools available for workup of a leg ulcer 3) Educate patients on risk factors and preventative measures for leg ulcers 4) Compare the different treatment options, including standard vs. advanced care options

Psoriasis: Where We Have Been and What’s on the Horizon
Objectives: 1) Distinguish this common skin condition from look-alike skin conditions 2) Construct a treatment plan for your patient with psoriasis 3) Discuss the direction in which treatment of psoriasis is going

Warts: Here, There, and Everywhere
Objectives: 1) Understand the etiology and mechanisms of transmission of different kinds of warts 2) Learn how to recognize different types of warts and to distinguish from other skin conditions 3) Describe the most effective treatment options for warts 4) Outline the approach to the treatment of difficult warts or of warts in difficult to treat locations

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 28, 2017 Loews Coronado Bay Conference Room
Conference
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
Registration is at 7:30 AM
8:00 AM - 12:20 PM Past Program July 2017 - Dermatology for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences
July 29, 2017 Loews Coronado Bay Conference Room
Conference
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
8:00 AM - 12:20 PM Past Program July 2017 - Dermatology for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences
July 30, 2017 Loews Coronado Bay Conference Room
Conference
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
8:00 AM - 12:20 PM Past Program July 2017 - Dermatology for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

Additional Information
       
Loews Coronado Bay -

Lodging Reservations - For lodging availability and rates please contact our office at 888-533-9031 or 858-566-1602.

Airport Information - San Diego International Airport (SAN) is located approximately 25 minutes from the Lowes Coronado Bay Resort. Attendees who register for both conferences at Disneyland and San Diego, we suggest you reserve your ticket selecting multi flights with first portion of your ticket from your hometown to LAX, then rent a car one way to San Diego, and fly to your hometown from San Diego (SAN). 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 San Diego International Airport (SAN) for ground transportation and taxi service. Taxi fare from the San Diego International Airport to the Loews Coronado Bay Resort is approximately $45 each way (plus tip) for 1-4 persons. Please Click Here or call 619-435-6211 for more information or to book a taxi with the Coronado Cab Company.

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 - Valet parking for guests of the Loews Coronado Bay Resort is $33 per day and $15 per day for self-parking, both of which include in and 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, 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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