Dermatology and Women’s Health for Primary Care

Sep 02, 2022 – Sep 04, 2022

Kiawah Island / Charleston - Kiawah Island Golf Resort

Located on a beautiful barrier island not far from historic Charleston, South Carolina, lies Kiawah Island Golf Resort. Voted as the “Top Family Resort” by Travel + Leisure Magazine, this idyllic South Carolina destination offers two resort villages, villas & condos, restaurants, shopping, 10 miles of pristine beaches, two tennis centers, and a full range of outdoor activities. It’s no wonder why so many visitors come to Kiawah (pronounced KEE-a-wah) Island and decide that it is their happy place. Kiawah Island Golf Resort is home to a fascinating array of wild creatures with a diverse ecosystem. Take a family excursion through salt marshes, lush forests, and water ponds, and explore the myths of alligators, encounters with dolphins, and the wildlife of Kiawah’s wetlands.

Tuition

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Physician (MD/DO)
Early Bird Registration (through July 26, 2022)
$ 849.00
Other Healthcare Professionals/Residents/Military MD
Early Bird Registration (through July 26, 2022)
$ 749.00
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Lodging Reservations*

Tuition Discount Eligibility

MCE Cancellation Policy

Option 1 Option 2
Up to 90 days before conference date Refund - Less $50 processing fee Credit - 100%
Up to 30 days before conference date Refund - Less $100 processing fee Credit - Less $50 processing fee
Up to 7 days before conference date Refund - Less $250 processing fee Credit - Less $100 processing fee
Within 7 days of conference date No Refund Available Credit - Less $250 processing fee
  • 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

Dermatology and Women’s Health for Primary Care – 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 Women’s Health, 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 Women’s Health 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 goal of improving patient outcomes.

Target Audience
All Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about issues in Dermatology and Women’s Health.

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

Dermatology

Psoriasis: Where We Have Been and What is on the Horizon
Objectives: 1) Distinguish this common skin condition from look-alike skin conditions 2) Construct a treatment plan for your patients with psoriasis 3) Discuss the direction in which treatment of psoriasis is going

Warts, Molluscum and Other Viral Infections of the Skin
Objectives: 1) Understand the etiology and mechanisms of transmission of different kinds of warts 2) Describe the most effective treatment options for warts and outline the approach to the treatment of difficult warts or of warts in difficult to treat locations 3) Discuss other viral infections of the skin and how they manifest

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 4) Discuss the pathophysiology and treatment of rosacea

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 versus advanced care options

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

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

Women’s Health

Contraception 2022
Objectives: 1) Describe the role of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) in family planning and discuss risks, benefits, and counseling guidelines for long-acting methods 2) Discuss optimal prescribing of combination contraceptives – the pill, patch, and ring 3) Identify the available options for emergency contraception (EC), including the benefits and limitations

Menopausal Hormone Therapy 2022
Objectives: 1) Discuss data on the cardiovascular risks and benefits of MHT generated after the initial publication from the Women’s Health Initiative 2) Summarize current evidence regarding the effect of MHT on breast cancer risk 3) Identify current best practices for prescribing MHT

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

Vaginitis: Tackling the Tough Cases
Objectives: 1) Discuss the roles for, and limitations of, the tests currently available for the diagnosis of vaginal infections 2) Describe current recommendations and options for managing persistent and resistant vaginitis 3) Identify entities other than vaginitis that may be associated with vaginal symptoms

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Simplified
Objectives: 1) Describe the proposed pathophysiology of polycystic ovary syndrome 2) Identify management options for the gynecologic consequences of polycystic ovary syndrome —irregular menses, hirsutism, and infertility 3) Identify management options for the metabolic effects of polycystic ovary syndrome

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

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

September 2, 2022

Kiawah Island Conference Center

Conference - Day 1

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

September 3, 2022

Kiawah Island Conference Center

Conference - Day 2

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

September 4, 2022

Kiawah Island Conference Center

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

This live activity is being reviewed and will be 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.

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 is being reviewed and will be 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 – Lodging link coming soon.

If you need further assistance, please contact our office via email at info@mceconferences.com.

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

Accommodations – Kiawah Island is ten miles of wide, immaculate, oceanfront beach that invites you to stroll or cycle for hours without interruption. Soothing by day, romantic by night, the beach is complemented by the island’s river, meandering lagoons, pristine marshlands, and maritime forests. Each sun-washed day ends beneath a star-studded southern sky. Kiawah Island Golf Resort is a destination like no other. Enjoy world-class accommodations, amenities, and recreational facilities so you can fully experience the resort lifestyle.

Scenic View Villas – Scenic view villa rentals at Kiawah Island Golf Resort offer views of the surrounding woods, lagoons, and golf courses. Each unit is individually owned and reflects each owner’s style and decor. The villas offer a fully equipped kitchen, flat-screen TV’s, washer/dryer, and high-speed internet.
Villa Type and Bedding Options:

  • One Bedroom Scenic View Villa – $229.00 Per Villa Per Night Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees
    One Queen Size Bed or One King Size Bed
  • Two-Bedroom Scenic View Villa – $265.00 Per Villa Per Night Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees
    One Queen Size Bed or One King Size Bed in one bedroom and 2 Twin Beds or One Queen in the second bedroom.
  • Three Bedroom Scenic View Villa – $315.00 Per Villa Per Night Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees
    One King Size Bed in one bedroom and different variations of Bedding in the second and third bedroom (confirmed at time of booking).

Please Note: All Villas are privately owned and decor will vary. Room categories and bedding options are based on availability at the time of booking.

Additional Lodging Information:
Resort Fee – Please Note: There is a Resort Service Fee of 9% per villa per day. The Resort Service Fee includes 800 and local phone calls, credit card access calls, in-room coffee, and on-demand, on-island transportation to all resort-owned venues.
Taxes: Rates are presently subject to a 7% South Carolina state tax and a total of 6% local taxes (subject to change).
Check-in and Check-out: Check-in time begins at 4:30 PM and Check-out time is at 10:30 AM.
Maximum Occupancy: 2 Adults Per Bedroom, children are not included in the maximum occupancy. All children under the age of 18, when accompanied by an adult and staying in the same room, are free of charge.
Sofa Beds: There are a limited amount of One-Bedroom Villas with sofa beds. Please inquire at the time of booking your reservations.

Exclusive Guest Benefits:
Swimming and Fitness: Guests have exclusive and complimentary access to both of the resort-owned and operated pools as well as the Resort’s Fitness center located at Night Heron Park.
Golf: Guests enjoy preferred tee times and savings on golf for the five world-renowned golf courses, including The Ocean Course. The Ocean Course was part of the 2012 PGA Championship tour. To book your tee time, call 843 768-2121. Mention you are part of the MCE Conferences group.
Recreation: Guests also enjoy the only discounted rates for nature and recreation programs on Kiawah Island.
Complimentary Transportation: Complimentary door-to-door transportation service throughout Kiawah’s 10-mile island is only available to guests. Service includes transportation for families to any resort-owned venue.
Dining: Guests enjoy year-round access and advance reservation privileges at all resort-owned restaurants, including those located in The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. Guests can take advantage of the resort’s exclusive grocery shopping service and have their villa stocked with groceries prior to arrival.

Parking – The Kiawah Island Golf Resort offers complimentary self-parking for conference attendees and guests.

Lodging Deposit – Deposit of 2 Nights + tax is due at the time of booking. Balance is due to the resort upon arrival.

Lodging Cancellations – Terms and conditions as per MCE’s room allotment agreement with conference lodging venue:

  • Cancellation made 31 days or more prior to arrival: A full refund will be issued.
  • Cancellation 30 days or less prior to arrival: No refunds will be issued.
  • 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 July 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 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 – Charleston International Airport (CHS) is located approximately 34 miles away from the resort.

Airport Transportation – To make your airport transfer reservation, please see below:

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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