Dermatology and Infectious Diseases for Primary Care

Aug 21, 2020 – Aug 23, 2020

San Francisco - Omni San Francisco Hotel

Located in the heart of downtown San Francisco, and adjacent to Union Square – the jewel of California, the Omni San Francisco Hotel offers modern amenities in a boutique ambiance due to its Florentine Renaissance architecture. Built as a bank in 1926, the lobby is adorned with Italian marble, rich fabrics and Austrian crystal chandeliers. This beautiful downtown hotel is located right on the cable car line and is only a short walk to Union Square, China Town, North Beach and the Embarcadero with views spanning across the whole bay and beyond.

Tuition

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Other Healthcare Professionals/Residents/Military MD
Early Bird Registration (through July 14th, 2020)
$ 650.00
Physician (MD/DO)
Early Bird Registration (through July 14th, 2020)
$ 750.00
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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 Infectious Diseases for Primary Care

Overview
This conference is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Dermatology and Infectious Diseases for Primary Care, 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 Infectious Diseases 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 Dermatology and Infectious Diseases .

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 and quicker during a 20 minute office visit.

Topics and Objectives

Overview of 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

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) Learn how to use terminology to assist in your practice

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

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

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

When and How to Cut, Freeze, Burn & 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

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

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

Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
Objectives: 1) Review terminology, anatomy, pathophysiology, clinical presentation and management of selected skin and soft tissue infections

Clostridium Difficile
Objectives: 1) Review current epidemiology, clinical presentation and diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infections 2) Provide updated treatment strategies for treatment of C. difficile infections

Primary Care-associated Infectious Diseases: Part 1
Objectives: 1) Review the approach to selected primary care-associated infections in a case-based format

Primary Care-associated Infectious Diseases: Part 2
Objectives: 1) Review the approach to selected primary care-associated infections in a case-based format

Infective Endocarditis
Objectives: 1) Discuss current epidemiology and microbiology of infective endocarditis 2) Present information regarding diagnostic approaches to infective endocarditis 3) Provide an update on recommendations regarding treatment and prophylaxis for infective endocarditis

Mimics of Infectious Diseases
Objectives: 1) Review several case-based presentations which MAY or MAY NOT be due to an infectious disease

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

August 21, 2020

Omni San Francisco Conference Center

Conference - Day 1

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

August 22, 2020

Omni San Francisco Conference Center

Conference - Day 2

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

August 23, 2020

Omni San Francisco 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.

American Academy of Family Physicians – AAFP

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.

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.

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 – To make your lodging reservation, please Click Here. If you need assistance, please contact our office at 888-533-9031 or 858-566-1500 during MCE’s business hours.

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

Accommodations – The interior of Omni San Francisco Hotel reflects Old-World style with a classic, traditional décor and a strong residential ambiance. To recreate the 1920s atmosphere, all guest rooms feature high ceilings with crown molding and mahogany and cherry wood furniture. Guest bathrooms include Chinese granite vanities accented with Italian marble floors and walls.

Bedding Options: Deluxe King, Deluxe Double, Premier King, and Premier Double

  • Deluxe Rooms  $239 per room per night plus applicable taxes and fees
    The spacious and well-appointed Deluxe rooms feature either one king or two double beds, soaring ceilings with beautiful crown moldings, residential style furnishings and decorative lighting, locally inspired artwork and generously sized work desk with either street or courtyard views. The bathrooms offer ample lighting, over-sized marble vanity and premium bathroom amenities. The rooms exude timeless elegance and sophistication. 385 square feet.
    The nightly cost is based on double occupancy. Each additional guest (Age 18 years and older) is $20 per room per night. Maximum occupancy of 4 guests.
  • Premier Rooms – $269 per room per night plus applicable taxes and fees
    Located on the upper floors of the hotel with city views, the Premier rooms feature either one king or two double beds, soaring ceilings with beautiful crown moldings, residential style furnishings and decorative lighting, locally inspired artwork and generously sized work desk with either street or courtyard views. The bathrooms offer ample lighting, over-sized marble vanity and premium bathroom amenities. The rooms exude timeless elegance and sophistication. 385 square feet.
    The nightly cost is based on double occupancy. Each additional guest (Age 18 years and older) is $20 per room per night. Maximum occupancy of 4 guests.

Additional Lodging Information:

Taxes: Room Rates are subject to all applicable local & state taxes and fees assessed at the time of departure (currently 16.445%)
Check in time is 3:00 PM and Check out time is at 12:00 PM
Pet Policy: Omni San Francisco Hotel is pet friendly hotel for dogs only, weighing up to 20 lbs. There is a $150 non-refundable cleaning fee for one dog and $75 for each additional dog.
Smoking Policy: All guest rooms are smoke-free

Parking – There is a charge for valet parking. The current overnight valet rate is $65.00, plus tax. Parking rates are subject to change based on Hotel policy.

Lodging Deposit – A first night’s deposit is required at the time of booking to guarantee your reservation. Remaining balance is due to the hotel 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 14, 2020 (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 cancelled 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 amount of registrations per conference.

Additional Travel Information

Airport Information and Transportation 
– San Francisco Int’l Airport (SFO) is located 14 Miles from the Omni Hotel
– Oakland Airport (OAK) is located 19 miles from the Omni Hotel
– San Jose International Airport (SJC) is located 46 miles from the Omni Hotel

Airport Transportation 

From San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
• Taxi: Approximately $45 per way (varies due to traffic)
• BART: $9.65 per person one way (Montgomery stop is located 6 blocks from the hotel)
• Super Shuttle: $17 one way

From Oakland Airport (OAK)
• Taxi: Approximately $70 per way
• BART: $10.95 per person (Montgomery stop is 6 blocks away
• Super Shuttle: $27 one way (available 24 hours)

From San Jose International Airport (SJC)
• Taxi: Approximately $65 per way (varies due to traffic)
• Super Shuttle: $27 one way

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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