Continuing Medical Education
100% Free of Commercial Support
Call Us Today!
1-888-533-9031

CME Conferences

Conference Information

Program in Session - Dermatology for Primary Care

July 7, 2020 - July 9, 2020

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area via Portland, Oregon - Skamania Lodge

Skamania Lodge, located 45 minutes from Portland, Oregon, in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, is the ideal vacation getaway providing guests a rare glimpse into one of the nation's most beautiful natural wonders. Adventure beckons around each corner. Zip Line Tour, hiking, biking, golfing, whitewater rafting and fishing are just a few of the more than 45 different recreational choices offered in and around the expansive, 175-acre wooded estate. Or, simply relax beside the warm glow of the lobby fireplace or enjoy the Waterleaf Spa to help cleanse away the cares of the day. And, Skamania Lodge's talented team of culinary professionals provides one of the area's most celebrated Farm to Table programs with nearly every ingredient in their epicurean offering being grown within 50 miles of their expansive property. They promise to deliver the very best experience and help you create lasting memories.


Program in Session - 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

675

Military MD/Residents/Other Healthcare Professionals

575

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

Overview
Following this course, the participant should be able to recognize the various causes of common lesions; identify the characteristics of commonly seen skin disorders and develop an appropriate differential that leads to the most probable diagnosis; apply a treatment plan and follow-up procedure that will enable the practicing physician to effectively treat many disorders. This activity is expected to result in increased confidence in making an appropriate diagnosis and providing effective treatment and referral or follow-up care with the overall goal of improving patient outcomes.

Target Audience
Family Physicians and all physicians and other healthcare professionals seeking clinical information about Dermatology Issues.

Topics and Objectives

Terminology of Skin Disorders
Objectives: 1) Recognize the terms used to describe common skin lesions 2) Demonstrate the ability to communicate skin findings using morphologic terminology 3) Form differential diagnoses based on morphology

Drug Eruptions and Other Allergic Skin Conditions
Objectives: 1) Recognize different types of drug eruptions 2) Describe treatments for acute and chronic urticaria 3) Distinguish between erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, and toxic epidermal necrolysis

Wound Management
Objectives: 1) Identify common causes of skin ulcers and pressure sores 2) Identify risk factors for complications from skin ulcers and pressure sores 3) Develop plans to treat and reduce recurrence of skin ulcers and pressure sores

Rosacea
Objectives: 1) Recognize different types of rosacea 2) Distinguish rosacea from other causes of red rashes on the face 3) Formulate treatment plans for rosacea

Seborrheic Dermatitis
Objectives: 1) Demonstrate the ability to diagnose the variable presentations of seborrhea 2) Discuss causes and exacerbating factors for seborrhea 3) Describe the most effective treatments for seborrhea

Hair Disorders
Objectives: 1) Recognize normal hair anatomy and physiologic changes in hair 2) Evaluate the chief complaint of hair loss 3) Utilize effective medical interventions for hair disorders, when appropriate

Nail Disorders
Objectives: 1) Recognize normal nail anatomy 2) Evaluate the chief complaint of abnormal appearing nails 3) Utilize medical and physical modalities in the management of nail disorders, as feasible

Childhood Rashes
Objectives: 1) Identify common and uncommon pediatric rashes 2) Distinguish between infantile hemangiomas and vascular malformations 3) Describe the available treatments for pediatric rashes

Psoriasis
Objectives: 1) Recognize the various presentations and manifestations of psoriasis 2) Formulate treatment plans and options for patients in the primary care setting 3) Review treatment options and considerations for patients with more severe cases of psoriasis

Acne
Objectives: 1) Recognize the various forms and presentations of acne vulgaris 2) Formulate treatment plans and options for patients in the primary care setting 3) Review indications for and treatment with isotretinoin

Skin Bacterial Infections
Objectives: 1) Differentiate common bacterial skin infections 2) Construct appropriate diagnostic and treatment plans for various infections, including cases involving multidrug-resistant organisms such as MRSA

Infestations (Lice, Scabies, Bed Bugs)
Objectives: 1) Classify clinical presentations of insect infestations according to their source 2) Compare treatment indications for scabies, lice, and bed bug infestations 3) Recognize terms used to describe common patterns of skin lesions 4) Distinguish infestations of scabies, head/body lice, and bed bugs from other insect bites 5) Educate patients about preventive strategies and prophylactic methods

Cutaneous Viral Infections
Objectives: 1) Distinguish cutaneous viral infections from other skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) 2) Identify cutaneous viral infections based on the mode of transmission among different patient populations 3) Compare treatment options to minimize complications

Cutaneous Manifestations of Systemic Disease
Objectives: 1) Evaluate patients' skin, hair and nails for potential manifestations of systemic disease 2) Distinguish allergic reactions to products/medications from cutaneous manifestations 3) Recognize the cutaneous manifestations of dermatomyositis, lupus, sarcoidosis and tuberous sclerosis

Atopic Dermatitis
Objectives: 1) Examine patients with eczema/dermatitis for underlying and related conditions 2) Accurately diagnose the variable presentations of atopic dermatitis in different patient populations 3) Construct appropriate treatment plan and management options for patients with atopic dermatitis encompassing basic management and treatment of flares

Skin of Color
Objectives: 1) Discuss characteristics of skin of color 2) Assess special considerations for common skin disorders 3) Distinguish skin disorders that are more common among individuals with skin of color

Skin Deep: The Cutting Edge of Skin Cancer
Objectives: 1) Examine how UV radiation causes skin cancer 2) Differentiate the main types of nonmelanoma skin cancer 3) Discuss diagnosis of melanoma 4) Identify risk factors, potential recurrence rates, and education for skin cancer prevention

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 7, 2017 Skamania Lodge Conference Center
Conference
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
Registration is at 7:30 AM
8:00 AM - 12:20 PM Program in Session - Dermatology for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences
July 8, 2017 Skamania Lodge Conference Center
Conference
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
8:00 AM - 12:20 PM Program in Session - Dermatology for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences
July 9, 2017 Skamania Lodge Conference Center
Conference
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
8:00 AM - 12:20 PM Program in Session - Dermatology for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

Additional Information
       
Skamania Lodge -

Lodging Reservations - To make your lodging reservation, please Click Here. If you need assistance, please contact our office at 888-533-9031 or 858-566-1500.

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

Superior Room - Superior Rooms are 200 sq. ft. and have beautiful scenic views of the resort grounds and the Cascade Mountains. Located near Multnomah Falls, Skamania Lodge features Portland, Oregon lodging accommodations offering one king bed or two double beds. Superior guestrooms are tastefully appointed with original Pacific Northwest artwork, color televisions with remote, Wi-Fi, hi-speed Internet, terrycloth robes, hair dryers, ironing boards, coffee makers, mini-refrigerators and windows that open to the fresh mountain air.

Bedding: One King Bed or Two Double Beds
Program in Session - Dermatology for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

$205 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees

Premier Room - Premier Rooms are 200 sq. ft. top-floor rooms with beautiful views of the resort grounds and the Cascade Mountains. These Stevenson, Washington lodging options feature two double beds and include nightly turndown service, bathroom upgrades, plus additional complimentary amenities to enhance your Washington State lodging stay. Each Premier Room features artwork, color televisions with remote, Wi-Fi, hi-speed Internet, terrycloth robes, hair dryers, ironing boards, coffee makers, mini-refrigerator and windows that open to the fresh mountain air.

Bedding: Two Double Beds
Program in Session - Dermatology for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

$225 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees

Superior River View Room - Superior River Rooms have a breathtaking view of the Columbia River Gorge and scenic views of Cascade Mountains. These Portland, Oregon lodging accommodations include a 200 square-foot room featuring a king bed or two double beds. Superior River guestrooms are tastefully appointed with original Pacific Northwest artwork, color televisions with remote, Wi-Fi, hi-speed Internet, terrycloth robes, hair dryers, ironing boards, coffee makers, mini-refrigerator and windows that open to the fresh mountain air.

Bedding: One King or Two Double Beds
Program in Session - Dermatology for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

$245 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees

Premier River Room - Premier River Rooms have a breathtaking view of the Columbia River Gorge and scenic views of Cascade Mountains. These lodging options near Multnomah Falls include one king or two double beds, turndown service, bathroom upgrades plus additional complimentary amenities to enhance Stevenson, WA lodging stay. Each room features artwork, remote color televisions, Wi-Fi, hi-speed Internet, terrycloth robes, hairdryers, ironing boards, coffee makers, mini-refrigerator and windows that open to the fresh mountain air.

Bedding: One King or Two Double Beds
Program in Session - Dermatology for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

$265 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees

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

Fireside Room
Fireside Rooms have gorgeous views of the Cascade Mountains and beautiful Columbia River Gorge forests, with added ambiance provided by a gas fireplace. These Hood River lodging options are 210 square feet, feature one king bed and are tastefully appointed with original Pacific Northwest artwork, color televisions with remote, Wi-Fi, hi-speed Internet, terrycloth robes, hair dryers, ironing boards, coffee makers, mini-refrigerator and windows that open to the fresh mountain air.

$245 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees
Bedding: One King Bed


River Fireside Room
River Fireside Rooms have breathtaking views of the Columbia River Gorge and scenic views of Cascade Mountains, with added ambiance provided by a gas fireplace. Each River Fireside Room is 268 square feet, featuring a king bed and sitting area with sleeper sofa. These Stevenson, WA lodging options are tastefully appointed with original Pacific Northwest artwork, color televisions with remote, Wi-Fi, hi-speed Internet, terrycloth robes, hair dryers, ironing boards, coffee makers, mini-refrigerator and windows that open to the fresh mountain air.

$285 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees
Bedding: One King Bed


Windows on the George Room
Windows on the Gorge Rooms feature fabulous floor to ceiling windows that offer an expansive view of the Columbia River Gorge and Cascade Mountains. These fourth floor rooms provide a true feeling of being outdoors. Along with breathtaking views, these Columbia River lodging options include the added ambiance provided by a gas fireplace, along with one king bed and sitting area with sofa sleeper, turndown service, bathroom upgrades, plus additional complimentary amenities to enhance your stay near Portland, Oregon. Each Window on the Gorge guestroom is tastefully appointed with original Pacific Northwest artwork, color televisions with remote, Wi-Fi, hi-speed Internet, terrycloth robes, hair dryers, ironing boards, coffee makers, mini-refrigerator and windows that open to the fresh mountain air.

$325 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees
Bedding: One King Bed


Woodland Suite
These 900 sq. ft. accommodations are perfect for a Columbia River Gorge family vacation, the Woodland Suites are complete with two flat-screen TVs – one in the living area and one in the bedroom. The six Woodland Suites are two-room suites, and include 1 1/2 baths. All of these Washington State lodging options have fireplaces and forest views. Some have walkout balconies. Suites are tastefully appointed with original Pacific Northwest artwork, color televisions with remote, Wi-Fi, hi-speed Internet, terrycloth robes, hair dryers, ironing boards, coffee makers, mini-refrigerator and windows that open to the fresh mountain air.

$335 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees


Gorge Suite
Skamania Lodge's Gorge Suites are centrally located on the third and fourth floors of our Columbia Gorge hotel. These spacious Multnomah Falls lodging options combine a sitting area and king size bed in a wide open configuration. The Gorge Suites also feature fireplaces, walkout balconies, and river views. Two of the Gorge Suites are part of the fourth floor executive level. Suites are tastefully appointed with original Pacific Northwest artwork, color televisions with remote, Wi-Fi, hi-speed Internet, terrycloth robes, hair dryers, ironing boards, coffee makers and windows that open to the fresh mountain air.

Premier Gorge Suite: $365 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees
$345 Per Room Per Night, Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees

Additional Lodging Information - Room rates are subject to applicable tax, which is currently 7.7%, and occupancy tax, which is currently 2%.

Resort Fee: The discounted Resort Fee of $19 per room, per night includes: unlimited free local calls; wireless high-speed internet in guestrooms, Gorge Room, Cascade Dining Room and River Rock Lounge; access to three scenic hiking trails, health club, pool and outdoor hot tub; tennis and basketball court time; bike rentals; free parking, coffee in main lobby; and access to the Press Reader app.

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

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
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 - Skamania Lodge is located approximately 42 miles from the Portland International Airport (PDX).

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

Blue Star - Portland Airport Shuttles and Tours Click Here

Green Transportation Taxi and Shuttle - 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 trip, guests will need to book each way separately.

Parking - There is no additional charges for parking at the resort.

Car Rental - Pricing Description Text Box: 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.

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area via Portland, Oregon - Skamania Lodge Medical Conference in Program in Session - Dermatology for Primary Care is just one of our many medical conference destinations you can choose from. View all of our medical conference destinations.