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Endocrinology for Primary Care

June 2, 2017 - June 4, 2017

Washington D.C. - Fairmont at Georgetown

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Endocrinology 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

Endocrinology For Primary Care

Overview
This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered endocrinology and diabetes medical issues, 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 endocrinology 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 Endocrinology 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

Epidemiology and Causes of Obesity
Objectives: 1) learn about severity and time course of obesity epidemic in US and the world 2) learn about the role of dietary changes in obesity epidemic 3) learn about the role of physical activity in obesity epidemic

Evaluation of the Obese Patient
Objectives: 1) Learn about diseases associated with increased body weight 2) Learn about laboratory testing necessary before starting the obesity treatment 3) Learn about usefulness of dietary and activity dairies in managing patient with obesity

Medical Management of Obesity
Objectives: 1) Learn about role of diet in weight management 2) Learn about the role of physical activity in weight management 3) Learn about the use of medications in weight management

Surgical Management of Obesity
Objectives: 1) Learn about types of weight loss surgeries 2) Learn about appropriate selection of patients for bariatric surgery 3) Learn about effects of the bariatric surgery on weight and metabolism

Staying Healthy After Bariatric Surgery
Objectives: 1) Learn about risks for nutritional deficiencies after bariatric surgery 2) Learn about the changes in blood pressure, lipid profiles and glycemia after the significant weight loss 3) Learn about appropriate dietary advice for patients after bariatric surgeries 4) Learn about dietary supplements recommended after the bariatric surgeries

Appetite Regulation
Objectives: 1) learn about hypothalamic pathways regulating hunger 2) learn about hypothalamic pathway regulating satiety 3) learn the role peripheral hormones regulating the food intake

The Tsunami of Diabetes and Prediabetes
Objectives: 1) Outline the diagnostic criteria of pre-diabetes and diabetes and the incidence prevalence, demographics, and cost to society 3) Classify and recognize types of diabetes: DM1 LADA, DM2, GDM

Personalized Care of Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes: Non-Insulin Therapies
Objectives: 1) Name three factors to consider when setting a personalized target A1c 2) Name six medications recommended by ADA after metformin 3) State mechanism of action of Incretin therapies 4) State non-glycemic benefits of SGLT-2 inhibitors

Personalized Care of Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes: Basal Insulin and Beyond
Objectives: 1) State recommended placement of basal insulin in the treatment of type 2 diabetes 2) List four options for basal insulin therapy 3) Describe titration protocols for basal insulins 4) State three possible indications for intensifying basal insulin

Prevention and Management of Macrovascular Disease in Diabetes
Objectives: 1) Compared to people without diabetes, state relative increase risk for macrovascular complications of diabetes 2) State American Diabetes Association/American Heart Association recommendations for treatment of dyslipidemia 3) State American Diabetes Association recommendations for treatment of hypertension in diabetes 4) Name two antihyperglycemic therapies with proven benefit to reduce risk for cardiovascular disease in diabetes

Screening and Management of Microvascular Disease in Diabetes
Objectives: 1) List three annual tests to screen for microvascular complications of diabetes 2) Name three medications for treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy 3) Apply recommendations for management of diabetic kidney disease

Brave New World: Role of Glucose Monitoring and Other Technologies in Diabetes
Objectives: 1) State indications for use of glucose monitoring for management of Type 2 diabetes 2) State how to use glucose monitoring for medication or lifestyle 3) State benefits of pump therapy 4) Review indications for continuous glucose sensing

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
June 2, 2017 Fairmont Conference Center
Conference
Snacks and Beverages for Registered Attendees
Registration is at 12:30 PM
1:00 PM - 5:20 PM Endocrinology for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences
June 3, 2017 Fairmont Conference Center
Conference
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
8:00 AM - 12:20 PM Endocrinology for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences
June 4, 2017 Fairmont Conference Center
Conference
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
7:00 AM - 11:20 AM Endocrinology for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

Additional Information
       
Fairmont Washington D.C. -

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 May 18, 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 - Rich fabrics, soft touches, garden or city views, and spacious surroundings ensure that your experience in the room will be relaxing and rejuvenating. High-speed Internet access, a well-equipped desk and a comfortable atmosphere make the rooms perfect for relaxing or working. The room also includes luxurious bedding with fine linens that are guaranteed to induce a peaceful night’s slumber. Requests for a specific bedding arrangement or room location are fulfilled by the hotel based on availability.

Fairmont Room - Inspired by the city of Washington, D.C., the Fairmont offers newly renovated, spacious guestrooms perfectly suiting the style and tastes of the sophisticated traveler. Featuring a 400 sq. ft. room with elegant furnishings, a soothing color scheme and locally inspired art pieces, guestrooms are curated with a modern flair. Each room offers a 49” HDTV, multiple outlets and a multifunctional table with a chaise lounge perfect for work or dining.

Bedding: 1 King or 2 Double Beds, Based on Availability
Endocrinology for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

$249 Per Room Per Night Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees

Deluxe Room - The city of Washington is known for its grand promenades and lush parks. Newly renovated Deluxe rooms celebrate the beauty of the outdoors with views of our courtyard garden; most rooms offering a petite balcony. These spacious 400 sq. ft. guestrooms have the best view in the hotel. Each room features modern furnishings, a 49” HDTV, multiple outlets and a multifunctional table with a chaise lounge perfect for work or dining.

Bedding: 1 King or 2 Double Beds, Based on Availability
Endocrinology for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

$319 Per Room Per Night Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees

Ambassador Suite - Fairmont’s Ambassador Suites are 700 sq. ft., newly renovated and overlook the floral courtyard garden. Designed with elegant furnishings and a soothing color scheme, these suites offer a separate living and dining room along with a well-appointed work area. The bathroom offers both a soaking tub and stand-alone shower. The spacious one bedroom suite has the option to connect to a Deluxe room upon request.

Bedding: 1 King Bed
Endocrinology for Primary Care CME Continuing Medical Education Conferences

$399 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:

Fairmont Gold Room
Each newly renovated Fairmont Gold room was designed for today's chic and sophisticated traveler. Guests of Fairmont Gold enjoy private check-in, personalized butler, concierge services, and access to the exclusive club lounge with daily breakfast and evening hors d'oeuvres. The new 400 sq. ft. guestrooms offer modern twists on classical patterns using a fresh, new color scheme. An accent wall behind the tufted headboard conveys a contemporary take on the Washington, D.C. map. Marble bathrooms feature large walk-in showers and expansive vanities.

$419 Per Room Per Night Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees
Bedding: 1 King or 2 Queen Beds

Additional Room Information -

Maximum Occupancy: 4 Guests Per Room

Additional Guests (Ages 18 and Up) Sharing the Room: $30 Per Adult, Per Night

Children (Ages 0-17): All children 17 years and under stay free of charge when using existing beds.

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.

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 - The closest airports to the Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown are:

  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) - 5 miles/15 minutes
  • Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) - 26 miles/35 minutes
  • Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) - 35 miles/45 minutes

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 airport for ground transportation and taxi service. Taxi fare from the Airport to the Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown is approximately $57 USD (1-4 persons). For more information or to book an Orange Taxi, please Click Here or call (844) 501-7674.

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 cost for overnight parking at Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown is $51.00 per night. Daytime parking is available at the rate of $35.00 for up to ten hours. For more information, Click Here.

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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