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Dermatology for Primary Care

July 28, 2017 - July 30, 2017

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.


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Dermatology for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences
Accreditation
AMA/AAFP Equivalency – American Academy of Family Physicians This live activity is being reviewed 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
Family Physicians and 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

Bites and Infestations Objectives: 1) Identify regional tickborne diseases 2) create a differential diagnosis for insect bites 3) Manage scabies and lice infestations

Skin rashes requiring urgent attention Objectives: 1) Recognize the blistering disorders 2) Identify and manage averse cutaneous drug reactions 3) Differentiate between Stevens-Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis and erythema multiforme

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

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 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 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 Dermatology for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

Additional Information
       
Loews Coronado Bay -

Register Early! - We only accept up to 150 registrations per conference.

Conference negotiated reduced room rates are offered 3 nights (or more) pre and post program dates (based on availability), and will be available to registered attendees up until June 13, 2017. Our allotment for conference negotiated reduced room rates might sell out before this date, and resort regular rack rates will apply (based on availability). We urge you to please make your lodging reservation early. For additional information or assistance with your reservation, please contact our office at 1-888-533-9031 or 1-858-566-1500.

Room Reservation Guidelines - In order to provide a quality and interactive CME program, MCE Conferences will limit the amount of registrations per conference. Some conferences may have a lower registration limit due to the destination logistics and lodging availability.

MCE Conferences does not accept commercial support for our Continuing Medical Education programs. We rely solely on tuition fees and discounted group rates for lodging, food and beverage, as well as other meeting costs to cover the expenses of holding this conference. It is required that all participants and their families book within the meeting group allotment for MCE Conferences, in order to participate in this program. We very much appreciate your cooperation.

Please Note: This site has been created for the MCE Conferences continuing medical education program. Only guests that are registered for this CME conference are eligible to use this site in order to get access to the pre-blocked rooms and/or Theme Park Tickets at the special contracted rate. We allow a maximum of 2 room reservations per registered attendee, based on availability and rates at time of booking. All reservations must be made under the registered attendee's' name since reservation and ticket order will be audited against the CME program registration list and should it be necessary we reserve the right to contact you to request proof of registration. If it is discovered that the reservation and/or ticket order is not for an MCE Conferences participant, the reservations and/or ticket order will be cancelled, the tickets blocked (if applicable), and any deposit or payment will not be eligible for a refund. In addition these tickets cannot be purchased for the purpose of or with the intention of being resold.

Lodging Reservations - To make your lodging reservation, please Click Here. If you need assistance, please contact our office at 888-533-9031 or 858-964-4595.

Please note: Room categories are based on availability at the time of request.

Accommodations - Rooms at the Loews Coronado Bay include Stearns & Foster Luxury Plush Euro Pillowtop Mattress, 100% combed and ring-spun cotton terry towels and bath sheets, Comfort Zone skin and body-care products, Davines shampoo and conditioner, plush terrycloth robes, Keurig coffeemaker with gourmet coffee, On Demand movies, make-up mirror, iron and ironing board, Julien Farel professional hair dryer, iHome stereo FM clock radio with lightning dock, 24-hour room service, in-room safe, guest dry-cleaning and laundry service, wake-up calls, refrigerator, 48-inch flat-screen Smart TV, ample electrical outlets and USB ports, free Wi-Fi, and access to hundreds of newspapers and magazines via PressReader when you download the Loews Hotels mobile app.

Resort View - These spacious 430 sq. ft. rooms have a soothing, spa-like décor and are dedicated to your relaxation. In addition, rooms include stone-top vanity and deep soaking tub with separate shower in most rooms, refrigerator, and Executive desk and arm chair with ottoman.

Bedding: 1 King or 2 Double Beds

Single or Double Occupancy: $259 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes & Fees
Triple Occupancy: $299 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes & Fees
Quadruple Occupancy: $319 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes & Fees

Maximum Occupancy: 3 Guests Per Room Per Night, in a King bed room. 4 Guests Per Room Per Night, in a 2 double bed room.
Dermatology for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

Pool View - Enjoy this 430 sq. ft room with floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open onto a furnished balcony or patio and overlook the expansive pool deck with three pools. In addition, rooms include stone-top vanity and deep soaking tub with separate shower, refrigerator, and Executive desk and arm chair with ottoman.

Bedding: 1 King or 2 Double Beds

Single or Double Occupancy: $259 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes & Fees
Triple Occupancy: $299 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes & Fees
Quadruple Occupancy: $319 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes & Fees

Maximum Occupancy: 3 Guests Per Room Per Night, in a King bed room. 4 Guests Per Room Per Night, in a 2 double bed room.
Dermatology for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

Marina View - Enter a world inspired by magnificent surroundings and stunning marina views in these 430 sq. ft. rooms which include stone-top vanity and deep soaking tub with separate shower, refrigerator, and Executive desk and arm chair with ottoman. Rooms with 2 double beds have floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open onto a furnished balcony or patio, and stunning marina views.

Bedding: 1 King or 2 Double Beds

Single or Double Occupancy: $269 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes & Fees
Triple Occupancy: $289 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes & Fees
Quadruple Occupancy: $309 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes & Fees

Maximum Occupancy: 3 Guests Per Room Per Night, in a King bed room. 4 Guests Per Room Per Night, in a 2 double bed room.
Dermatology for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

Partial Bay View - Your spacious 430 sq. ft. room leads onto a private balcony with views of our tranquil gardens and glimpses of the beautiful San Diego Bay. In addition, rooms include stone-top vanity and deep soaking tub with separate shower, refrigerator, and Executive desk and arm chair with ottoman.

Bedding: 1 King or 2 Double Beds

Single or Double Occupancy: $279 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes & Fees
Triple Occupancy: $299 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes & Fees
Quadruple Occupancy: $319 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes & Fees

Maximum Occupancy: 3 Guests Per Room Per Night, in a King bed room. 4 Guests Per Room Per Night, in a 2 double bed room.
Dermatology for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

Coronado Bay View - Enjoy your private 430 sq. ft. room with a fully furnished balcony, and revel in the breathtaking floor-to-ceiling unobstructed views of Coronado Bay and/or San Diego Bay.

Bedding: 1 King or 2 Double Beds

Single or Double Occupancy: $299 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes & Fees
Triple Occupancy: $319 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes & Fees
Quadruple Occupancy: $339 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes & Fees

Maximum Occupancy: 3 Guests Per Room Per Night, in a King bed room. 4 Guests Per Room Per Night, in a 2 double bed room.
Dermatology for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

Coronado Bay View King Suite - A spacious 750 sq. ft. with a separate bedroom offers you a little privacy on your family vacation or business trip. The large living room comes complete with a sofa bed. In addition rooms include a private, furnished balcony with views of the Coronado Bay & San Diego skyline, stone-top vanity and deep soaking tub with separate shower, refrigerator, and Executive desk and arm chair with ottoman.

Single or Double Occupancy: $649 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes & Fees
Triple Occupancy: $689 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes & Fees
Quadruple Occupancy: $709 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes & Fees

Maximum Occupancy: 4 Guests Per Room Per Night
Dermatology for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

Other Room Categories Based on Availability and Rates - You can reserve other room categories not contracted based on availability and rates as follows:

Bayside King Suite
These 850 sq. ft. rooms are perched directly over beautiful San Diego bay. With a location separate from the rest of the resort, they offer exclusive privacy. These suites include an oversized living area with sofa bed, French doors that lead to a private, furnished balcony with panoramic views of the Coronado Bay & San Diego skyline, an Executive desk & arm chair, 2 closets, refrigerator, oversized bathroom with stone top vanity, whirlpool bathtub & separate shower with two showerheads.

Single or Double Occupancy: $849 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes & Fees
Triple Occupancy: $869 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes & Fees
Quadruple Occupancy: $889 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes & Fees

Maximum Occupancy: 4 Guests Per Room Per Night
Dermatology for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

Additional Information - There is no extra charge for children up to and including the age of 17 years who share the room with their parents.

Resort Fees & Amenities: A reduced resort fee of $10.00 per room, per day will be applied to the room rates above. This includes guest access to fitness center and studio, yoga and aerobics classes daily, use of tennis courts, airline boarding pass printing, unlimited local and toll-free calls, in-room coffee, a 24 hour shoe shine service, daily newspapers (by request), a turndown service (by request), as well as a shuttle service to downtown Coronado Village, Silver Strand State Beach, Chaise Lounge chairs, umbrellas and towels, beach concierge, and beach toys (boogie boards and sand toys).

Please note that the above room rates are subject to all applicable city, county, state or federal taxes that apply at time of room occupancy. Currently, the tax rate is 12.195%.

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

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, go to: 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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