Primary Care Update: Dermatology and Family Medicine

Mar 04, 2022 – Mar 06, 2022

Captiva Island - South Seas Island Resort

South Seas Island Resort is a beautiful place with a genuine old Florida feel. Where you’ll find everything you need to live that dreamy island life. Where you’re surrounded by a 330-acre wildlife preserve and dolphins and manatees are also regular guests. Where memories are made in every moment and sunsets are so spectacular, we celebrate it every day. We have activities, so many activities. Fill your days with kayaking, sailing, and boating. Bicycling, golf, and tennis. Epic fishing, world-famous shelling, or strolling along our spectacular two-and-a-half-mile stretch of private pristine beach. This is a place where you can fill your days at the most relaxing pace.

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  • Credits expire three years from the date of issue.
  • Credits applied to a future conference are non-refundable.

Tuition Discount

Past Attendees Save $50: Past MCE Conferences attendees (within the previous three years) automatically receive a $50 discount at checkout.

Bring a Friend or Colleague and Save $50: If you are attending with another healthcare professional you are eligible for a $50 discount.

Overview & Agenda

Primary Care Update: Dermatology and Family Medicine – 12 Credits 

Overview
This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Dermatology and Family Medicine, 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 and Family Medicine, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge-base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program 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 issues in Dermatology and Family Medicine.

Speakers
Our presenting national faculty speakers make it their professional goals to enhance the training of primary care clinicians. This Continuing Medical Education program promises to help you learn the most current, best medicine, and techniques for making the diagnosis easier during a 20 minute office visit.

Topics and Objectives

Friday, March 4

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
S
moking Cessation
Objectives: 1) Recognize the role of smoking in disease etiology 2) Utilize techniques to enhance the patient’s ability to stop smoking

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Anemia
Objectives: 1) Develop a diagnostic strategy to ascertain the etiology of anemia 2) Utilize the guidelines for diagnosing anemia in children and adults in terms of available testing 3) Develop a clinical approach to treating various anemias to include iron deficiency and “anemia of chronic disease”, due to: infections, inflammatory diseases, chronic kidney disease (CKD), malignancies, cytokines, interferons, tumor necrosis factor (TNF), et cetera 4) Describe the role of consultants in the evaluation and management of anemia

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:15 AM:
Terminology of Skin Disorders [30 min]
Objectives: 1) Recognize the terms used to describe common skin lesions 2) Demonstrate the ability to communicate skin findings using appropriate terminology 3) Learn how to use terminology to assist in your practice

10:15 AM – 10:45 AM:
Rosacea [30 min]
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

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:20 AM: 
Seborrheic Dermatitis [30 min] |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

11:20 AM – 11:50 AM:
Overview of Wound Management [30 min]
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

Saturday, March 5

7:30 AM – 8:10 AM: 
Hair Disorders [40 min]
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

8:10 AM – 8:15 AM: Break

8:15 AM – 8:55 AM:
Nail Disorders [40 min]
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

8:55 AM – 9:00 AM: Break

9:00 AM – 9:40 AM:
Drug Eruptions and Other Allergic Skin Conditions [40 min]
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

9:40 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Routine Adult Care
Objectives: 1) Determine which screening tests are indicated for particular patients, according to USPSTF guidelines 2) Order appropriate immunizations for adult patients

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Recognition and Treatment of Depression
Objectives: 1) Explain the incidence and prevalence of anxiety and depression 2) Evaluate patients with signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression in order to make an accurate diagnosis 3) Prescribe appropriate medications to treat these disorders

Sunday, March 6

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Obesity
Objectives: 1) State the epidemiology of obesity in America and the health risks associated with obesity 2) Assess patients who are obese and determine if they need treatment 3) Recommend and utilize the ACC/AHA/TOS Guidelines for the Management of Overweight and Obese Adults, including diet, exercise, medications, and bariatric surgery 4) Employ the Endocrinology Society Guidelines on Pharmacological Management of Obesity

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Thyroid Disease
Objectives: 1) Formulate a plan for the evaluation of a patient with presumed thyroid disease 2) Interpret common lab and imaging tests in the evaluation of a patient with thyroid disease 3) Select appropriate treatment modalities, both medical and surgical, for patients with thyroid disease, according to the American Thyroid Association Guidelines

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM: 
Skin Cancer Exams, Treatments, and Prevention in this New Era
Objectives: 1) Perform a screening skin examination to detect precancerous and cancerous skin lesions 2) Make recommendations to reduce the likelihood of additional precancerous and cancerous skin lesions 3) Choose at least two appropriate treatments for precancerous skin lesions 4) Understand the benefits and limits of teledermatology

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK 

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
When and How to Cut, Freeze, Burn and Repair
Objectives: 1) Identify indications for skin biopsies and excisions 2) Identify appropriate surgical techniques for skin biopsies and basic repairs 3) Indicate lesions appropriate for cryosurgical and electrosurgical treatment

Please 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

Mar 04, 2022

Captiva Ballroom

Conference - Day 1

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Mar 05, 2022

Captiva Ballroom

Conference - Day 2

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Mar 06, 2022

Captiva Ballroom

Conference - Day 3

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education – ACCME

MCE Conferences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

MCE Conferences designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Recognition

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12 (part II) MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

American Academy of Family Physicians – AAFP

The AAFP has reviewed Primary Care Update: Dermatology and Family Medicine and deemed it acceptable for up to 12.00 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 03/04/2022 to 03/06/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA/AAFP Equivalency:AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.

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

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.

Pharmacology Credits

This course has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 12 CE credits; please verify with your Medical Board which hours may be applied toward Pharmacology credit.

Hotel Accommodations

Lodging Reservations

We are currently past our group reservation cutoff date with the property. We may have some rooms available, however this is not guaranteed. Please email info@mceconferences.com to check availability of these final rooms.

If no rooms remain available, please click here for nearby lodging options or call (888) 974-0885 to confirm if the South Seas Island Resort has remaining availability for you to book direct.

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

Accommodations: The South Seas Island Resort offers accommodations and amenities to suit every taste.

  • One Bedroom Bayside Villa$349 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) From a large screened balcony, revel in tranquil views of the bays and mangrove bushes. Located in the South Village near the Reception Center, the Bayside Villas are a short walking distance to the beach, restaurants, shops, and markets, Conference Center, and the Tennis Complex. The 850 square foot Villa, includes one separate bedroom with king bed, two full bathrooms, living room with sleeper sofa, dining area, and fully equipped kitchen. A home away from home feel is provided with accessible gas grills and coin-operated laundry on ground level. Villa accommodates up to 4 guests. Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time of request.
  • One Bedroom Tennis Villa$349 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) From a large screened balcony, enjoy views of the courtyard and tennis facilities. Located at the south end of the resort behind the Reception Center, the Tennis Villas are a short walking distance to the beach, restaurants, shops, and markets, Conference Center, and the Tennis Complex. The 850 square foot Villa, decorated in shade of blues echoing the Gulf, includes one separate bedroom with king bed, a full bathroom, living room with sleeper sofa, dining area, and fully equipped kitchen. A home away from home feel is provided with accessible gas grills and coin-operated laundry on ground level. Villa accommodates up to 4 guests. Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time of request.
  • Two-Bedroom Tennis Villa$449 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) Great views of the courtyard and tennis facilities abound from the screened balcony of the Two Bedroom Tennis Villa. Located at the south end of the Resort behind the Reception Center, the Tennis Villas are within a short walking distance to the beach, restaurants, shops, and markets, Conference Center, and the Tennis Complex. The loft-style, 1200 square foot Villa, decorated in shade of blues echoing the Gulf, includes two separate bedrooms with a luxurious king in the master second story open loft bedroom and 2 twin beds in the downstairs second bedroom. The Villa includes two full bathrooms, a living room with a sleeper sofa, a dining area, and a fully equipped kitchen. Coin-operated laundry is available on the ground floor. Villa accommodates up to 6 guests. Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time of request.

Amenities – A reduced resort fee of $20/night (taxable) will apply. The resort fee includes the following amenities: Complimentary internet access in guest rooms and meeting space, Complimentary parking, Tennis court fees**, Complimentary golf green fees; cart and club rentals not included**, Daily Trolley Service throughout the Resort, Resort Pool Complex amenities include poolside towels and lounge chairs, Beach (South and Sunset Beach) amenities include beach towels and chairs. Guest room high-speed internet & meeting space internet, Fitness Center access, Cable with free movie channels (includes HBO), Participation in special Resort activities, 10% off services at Kay Casperson Spa, 10% off boat rentals at Sunny Island Adventures.

**All play requires advanced reservations. Instruction and equipment are not included in the resort fee.

Additional Lodging Information

  • Additional Guests: There is no extra charge for children up to and including the age of 17 years who share the room with their parents. Additional Guests beyond double occupancy (Ages 18 and up) Sharing the Room: $20 Per Night.
  • Taxes: Currently room rates are subject to the following taxes: Federal, State, City & Local at 11.5%. All taxes are subject to change.
  • Resort Fee: Reduced to $20/night (subject to tax) for MCE attendees staying within the group block.

Parking – Self-parking is complimentary for MCE Conferences Attendees.

Lodging Deposit – A Major Credit Card is used at the time of booking and a first-night room deposit to guarantee your reservation. Balance due to the hotel upon arrival.

Lodging Cancellations – Guests must cancel lodging reservations 7 days prior to the guest’s check-in date or the hotel may charge the credit card one night’s room rate plus any applicable taxes. No-shows and early departures are considered a cancellation: No refunds will be issued.

All lodging cancellations must be made directly with the lodging venue. Please refer to your lodging confirmation for contact information and policies.

Register & Book Your Lodging Early! The MCE reduced room rates will be available to registered attendees up until January 26, 2022 (based on availability). Our allotment for reduced room rates may sell out before this date. We urge you to secure your lodging reservation as early as possible. Reduced rates will also be offered for 3 nights pre and post-program dates (based on availability).

Room Reservation Guidelines – The lodging reservation link has been created for the MCE Conference continuing medical education program, and only guests that are registered for this CME conference are eligible to use this site in order to access discounted rooms and/or theme park tickets (if applicable).

  • Attendees must register within (7) seven days of booking MCE discounted lodging to avoid cancellations or increased nightly rates (depending on Hotel/Resort policy).
  • We allow a maximum of 2 room reservations per registered attendee, based on availability and rates at the time of booking.
  • Rooms and/or tickets (if applicable) cannot be purchased for the purpose of, or with the intention of being resold.
  • All reservations must be made under the registered attendee’s name, as all reservations and ticket orders (if applicable) will be audited against the CME program registration list. 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 may be canceled or modified based on the Hotel/Resort policy, and deposits may not be eligible for a refund.

Please note: In order to provide a quality and interactive CME program, MCE Conferences will limit the number of registrations per conference.

Additional Travel Information

Airport Information

Southwest Florida International (RSW)
Distance: 37 miles
Time: 1 hour

Miami International Airport (MIA)
Distance: 171 miles
Time: 2 hours 53 minutes

Orlando International Airport (MCO)
Distance: 196 miles
Time: 3 hours 53 minutes

Airport Transportation – To make your airport transfer reservation, please click on the following link:

Dolphin Transportation: 239-530-0200 Click Here

Car Rental – To make your discounted car rental reservation, please click on the following links:
(please note: car rental company availability may differ based on airport/ destination)

  • AVIS – Click Here and enter G028287 in the “AWD Number” box to receive the Group Discount.
  • Budget – Click Here
  • Enterprise – Click Here and enter XZB6145 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.
  • National – Click Here and enter XZB6145 under Contract ID to receive Group Discount

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.

Please Note: MCE is not associated with the third-party services listed herein and shall not be liable for any services of such third-party providers.

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