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Women's Health for Primary Care

May 5, 2017 - May 7, 2017

Napa Valley/Sonoma Wine Country, California - Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa

Known as the authentic Wine Country spa and golf resort, The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa features an 18-hole championship golf course and a world-renowned 40,000 square-foot spa. Experience the ultimate elegant oasis at this resort, blessed by natural mineral hot springs in the Sonoma Valley. Larger than the other Wine Country resorts in the area, the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn contains 226 guest rooms on its 11 acre campus. The resort features a large swimming pool fed with hot water from the hot springs, a poolside cafe, full-service spa and health club, tennis courts, a wine bar, as well as fine dining with complimentary afternoon wine tastings from 4:30 - 5:30 pm daily. Enjoy the heart of Wine Country California, with accommodations and amenities to suit every taste.


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Women's Health 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 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.


Tuition Fee
Type Price

Physician

725

Military MD/Residents/Other Healthcare Professionals

625

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

Women's Health 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 women's health, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic interactive lectures and case-based studies. Our National 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 Women's Health 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

Current Guidelines for HPV and Pap Testing Objectives: 1) Describe the natural history of HPV infection and how it relates to recent changes in screening recommendations for cervical neoplasia 2) Identify current guidelines for frequency of Pap testing 3) Define the role of HPV testing in detecting cervical neoplasia

GYN Cancers: Prevention and Early Detection Objectives: 1) Discuss current theories on the etiologies of common gynecologic cancers 2) Discuss recent evidence regarding risk factors for, early detection of, and prevention of gynecologic cancers 3) Appreciate the pivotal role of primary care practitioners in improving gynecologic cancer outcomes

Managing Menstrual Abnormalities Objectives: 1) Identify common causes of menstrual abnormalities and discuss their pathophysiology 2) Describe office, laboratory, and additional evaluation of menstrual abnormalities 3) Identify management options for acute and chronic abnormal uterine bleeding

Female Sexual Dysfunction Objectives: 1) Describe the current model of normal Female Sexual Response 2) Identify the diagnostic categories for Female Sexual Dysfunction and discuss possible etiologies for each 3) Discuss management options for each category of Female Sexual Dysfunction

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Simplified Objectives: 1) Discuss the current understanding of the pathophysiology of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome 2) Identify management options for the gynecologic consequences of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome 3) Identify management options for the metabolic effects of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Contraception Update 2016: The Rise of LARCs Objectives: 1) Counsel patients on new contraceptive options 2) Utilize the “Quick-Start” method for initiating oral contraceptives 3) Prescribe emergency contraception

Menopause Hormone Therapy: Where Are We Now? Objectives: 1) Contrast the findings of the Women’s Health Initiative Study with what had been previously known 2) List indications for estrogen replacement therapy 3) Prescribe menopause hormone replacement therapy 4) Effectively manage the patient with vasomotor symptoms

Depression: Meeting the Clinical Challenge Objectives: 1) Identify risk factors for the development of major depression 2) Generate a differential diagnosis of depression 3) Discuss the pharmacologic management of the patient with major depressive disorder

Case Studies in Vaginitis Objectives: 1) Generate the differential diagnosis of a vaginal discharge 2) Understand the important role of the office laboratory in making a diagnosis 3) Discuss appropriate management of the patient with the three most common types of infectious vaginitis

Management of Common BCP Issues Objectives: 1) Manage common side effects 2) Discuss differences in the birth control pill formulations available 3) Manage common issues related to the birth control pill

Hyperlipidemia Objectives: 1) discuss the current guidelines for cholesterol lowering; 2) how to initiate statin therapy; 3) what to do in statin intolerant patients; 4) individualizing treatment goals; 5) review residual risk and goals for treating hypertriglyceridemia

Type 2 Diabetes Update Objectives: 1) Screening for and treatment of pre-diabetes; 2) Selecting glycemic targets; 3) Individualizing therapy using old and new drugs 4) What to do when Metformin isn’t enough; 5) When and how to initiate insulin

Osteoporosis Objectives: 1) defining osteoporosis and how to make the diagnosis; 2) Who needs a DXA scan, and how to interpret a scan; 3) Ruling out secondary causes of osteoporosis 3) Initiation of therapy; 4) How long to treat and risks of long term therapy

Doctor - I Think It Is My Thyroid Objectives: 1) Management of the patient who has normal thyroid hormone levels and symptoms of hypothyroidism 2) Initiating thyroid hormone therapy 3) Should you ever use combination T4/T3 therapy or “natural” thyroid hormone? 4) Monitoring thyroid function during pregnancy 5) Evaluation of a thyroid nodule

Management of Obesity in 2017 Objectives: 1) assessing obesity, risk and readiness to change 2) setting individualized weight loss goal 3) which diet is best for weight loss? 4) Discuss the role of exercise and activity for weight management 5) when to refer a patient for bariatric surgery

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
May 5, 2017 Fairmont Conference Center
Conference
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
Registration is at 7:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:50 PM Women's Health for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences
May 6, 2017 Fairmont Conference Center
Conference
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
7:30 AM - 12:50 PM Women's Health for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences
May 7, 2017 Fairmont Conference Center
Conference
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
7:30 AM - 12:50 PM Women's Health for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

Additional Information
       
Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa -

Lodging Reservations - For assistance with your lodging reservation, please contact our office at 888-533-9031 or 858-566-1500.

Accommodations - Known as the authentic Wine Country spa and golf resort, The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa offers accommodations and amenities to suit every taste. Rooms at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn feature: flat screen TV with cable and in-room pay movies, alarm clock-radio, Honor bars, plush terry bathrobes with Sensi bath sandals for use during your stay, generous sized terry bath towels, down comforters, in-room safes, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, ceiling fans, wireless high speed internet access available throughout the resort (complimentary to members of Fairmont President’s Club), telephone with voice mail, Fairmont featured Le Labo amenities, mini-bar refrigerator, and air-conditioning.

Bedding: 1 King, 1 Queen, or 2 Queen Beds, Based on Availability

Requests for a specific bedding arrangement or room location are fulfilled by the hotel based on availability.

Fairmont Room - This charming, 259 sq. ft. newly renovated Fairmont room is located in the main building and captures the flavor of the Wine Country lodging through a Provence-style decor and beautifully redone tile and marble baths. These rooms offer Garden, courtyard, or surrounding neighborhood views.

Saturday Night Only $389 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees

Women's Health for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

$319 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees

Additional Room Information - There is no extra charge for children up to and including the age of 18 years who share the room with their parents.

Additional Guests (Ages 19 and up) Sharing the Room: $50 Per Night

Maximum Occupancy: 3 Adults Per Room

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 - The following airports are located near the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa:

San Francisco International (SFO)
Distance: 56.3 miles
Time: 1 hour 18 minutes

Oakland International (OAK)
Distance: 56.6 miles
Time: 1 hour 11 minutes

Sacramento International (SMF)
Distance: 76.4 miles
Time: 1 hour 26 mins

Sonoma County Airport (STS)
Distance: 36.0 miles
Time: 47 minutes

San Jose International Airport (SJC)
Distance: 84.7 miles
Time: 1 hour 37 minutes

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

Sonoma Taxi: 707-889-1266 Click Here

Napa Airporter: 707-252-1900 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.

Car Rentals - We highly recommend renting a car when visiting wine country. There are many wonderful things to do and visit in this region and taxis can be costly. MCE Conferences offers discount car rentals for all attendees. Rates are valid seven days before and after conference dates. 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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