Family Medicine and Emergencies for Primary Care

Aug 14, 2020 – Aug 16, 2020

Florida Keys - Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel

Key West, the southernmost point in the United States, is famous for water sports, lively nightlife, beaches, historic sites and its pastel, conch-style architecture. Duval Street, one of the most energetic strips of shops, bars and cafes anywhere, offers Sloppy Joe’s bar, a favorite Key West hangout of novelist Ernest Hemingway. The Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel is one of the highest rated Key West hotels in the Florida Keys now with a 16 slip Marina with water-sports rentals, overnight dockage with dock and dine. This Marriott resort hotel is set on seven lush acres with a tanning beach and waterfront pool for hotel guests. During your stay you’ll be located in the ideal location for your Key West vacation with easy access to arts and entertainment throughout Key West. Florida Keys recreation, enjoy golf at the Key West Golf Club, spa services, scuba, snorkeling, sailing, jet skiing, kayaking, and hiking the nature trails. You also get the hotel’s complementary downtown shuttle to experience everything Key West has to offer.

Tuition

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Physician (MD/DO)
Early Bird Registration (through July 6, 2020)
$ 750.00
Other Healthcare Professionals/Residents/Military MD
Early Bird Registration (through July 6, 2020)
$ 650.00
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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

Family Medicine and Emergencies 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 Family Medicine and Emergencies 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 Family Medicine and Emergencies 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 Family Medicine and Emergencies in Primary Care.

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

Smoking Cessation
Objectives: 1) Recognize the role of smoking in disease etiology 2) Utilize techniques to enhance their patients’ ability to stop smoking

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 so as to make an accurate diagnosis 3) Prescribe appropriate medications to treat these disorders

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

Improving Compliance
Objectives: 1) Use techniques that can better detect noncompliance in their patients 2) Apply techniques that can be used to increase compliance in their patients

Anemia
Objectives: 1) Develop a diagnostic strategy to ascertain the etiology of the 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 dz’s, CKD, Malignancies, Cytokines, Interferons, TNF’s, etc. 4) Describe the role of consultants in the evaluation and management of anemia

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

Unsuspected Killers in Primary Care
Objectives: 2) Identify multiple patient presentations where innocuous appearing complaints hide life-threatening pathology 2) Describe historical factors to assist in identifying these diseases 3) Outline a treatment strategy for each condition

Is Your Office Ready for an Emergency?
Objectives: 1) Describe common emergency equipment that offices may wish to consider having available 2) Outline a rapid response plan for offices in the case of emergencies 3) Review the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) 4) Highlight important changes in the latest American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Severe hypertension: Does this Patient Need to go to the ER?
Objectives: 1) Distinguish between the patient with true hypertensive emergency and the patient with severe asymptomatic hypertension 2) Discuss the pitfalls of acutely and aggressively lowering chronic hypertension 3) Appraise the literature (or lack thereof) with respect to approaching severe hypertension

How to Kill with Just Your Prescription Pad – Dangerous Drug Combinations!
Objectives: 1) Recognize commonly encountered deadly drug combinations 2) Highlight the dangerous nature of some commonly utilized medications

A “Weekend Warrior” is in Your Office – Dealing with Musculoskeletal Injuries
Objectives: 1) Discuss the most commonly encountered extremity injuries and their office management 2) Highlight emergent conditions that require immediate evaluation 3) Identify and mitigate potential sources of litigation

Bringing Medicine Back to the Patient – A Primer on Patient-Centered Communication
Objectives:1) Describe the principles of patient-centered communication 2) Outline three specific skill sets to be help providers be more patient-centered 3) Provide specific “verbiology” to use when speaking to patients to help focus the encounter on them

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 14, 2020

Marriott Key West Conference Center

Conference - Day 1

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

August 15, 2020

Marriott Key West Conference Center

Conference - Day 2

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

August 16, 2020

Marriott Key West Conference Center

Conference - Day 3

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Accreditation

AMA/AAFP Equivalency – American Academy of Family Physicians

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.

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.

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 – 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.

Accommodations – The accommodations at Beachside are simply the finest that Key West has to offer. Spacious, impeccably appointed living areas included in the suites ensure that even the most demanding traveler will feel perfectly at home. The luxury suites feature a full kitchen, dining room, double sinks in each bathroom and a marble Jacuzzi tub in the master. Some rooms offer a spiral staircase leading to the beach, pool or a private sundeck. Whether you choose an ocean, pool or garden view, your accommodations will be second to none. Every room at the Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel is an oasis of luxury, convenience and sheer beauty like no other on the island. The attention to detail that has gone into the décor, furnishings and accessories is rare among beach side resorts, yet consistent with Marriott standards around the world. Amenities include complimentary high-speed Internet, LCD flat-panel TV’s, and complimentary local and long distance phone calls.

All one and two bedroom luxury suites now with sofa sleepers.

General Room Amenities include: Air conditioning Alarm clock Bottled water: Complimentary Coffee maker/tea service Crib/Play Yard Individual climate control Iron and ironing board Luxurious bedding – down comforters, custom duvets, cotton-rich linens Mini fridge Pillows: foam Pull-out sofa bed Safe Bathroom Amenities Bathrobe Bathroom amenities Hair dryer Separate tub and shower Room Entertainment Cable channel: CNN Cable channel: ESPN Cable channel: HBO Cable/satellite TV Color TV Plug In Panel Kitchen Amenities Conventional oven Dishwasher Microwave oven Pots, pans, serving dishes Refrigerator Refrigerator with icemaker Silverware Stove Table and chairs Toaster Business Amenities Electrical outlet: desk level Phone feature: cordless Phone feature: voice mail

  • Standard King Room – $179 Per Room Per Night Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees
    283 square feet, all king guest rooms come with a comfortable king bed, marble bathroom, shower/tub combination, robe, mini refrigerator, and are air-conditioned, non-smoking.Maximum Occupancy: 2, Rollaway beds not permitted, Cribs permitted: 1
  • One Bedroom Suite Resort View – $259 Per Room Per Night Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees
    957 square feet, king bed, sofa bed, living room, dining room, gourmet kitchen with sub zero refrigerator freezer, large balcony and 1 ½ bathrooms with resort view. Bathroom features include a marble bathroom, bathtub and shower separate, whirlpool master bath that fits two, double vanities, and 2 robes. Kitchen features include a fully equipped kitchen, refrigerator, stovetop, oven, microwave, dishwasher, dish cleaning supplies, silverware, pots, pans, and serving dishes, and dishes & glasses.Maximum Occupancy: 4, 1 King & Sofa bed, Rollaway beds not permitted, Cribs permitted: 1, Maximum cribs/rollaway beds permitted: 1
  • One Bedroom Suite Ocean View – $299 Per Room Per Night Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees
    957 square feet, king bed, sofa bed, living room, dining room, gourmet kitchen with sub zero refrigerator freezer, large balcony and 1 ½ bathrooms with ocean view. Bathroom features include a marble bathroom, bathtub and shower separate, whirlpool master bath that fits two, double vanities, and 2 robes. Kitchen features include a fully equipped kitchen, refrigerator, stovetop, oven, microwave, dishwasher, dish cleaning supplies, silverware, pots, pans, and serving dishes, and dishes & glasses.Maximum Occupancy: 4, 1 King & Sofa bed, Rollaway beds not permitted, Cribs permitted: 1, Maximum cribs/rollaway beds permitted: 1
  • Two Bedroom Suite – $359 Per Room Per Night Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees
    1357 Sq Ft two king beds, sofa bed, living room, dinning room, gourmet kitchen, large balcony, 2 baths, resort views. Bathroom features include marble bathroom, bathtub and shower separate, whirlpool master bath that fits two, double vanities, and 4 robes. Kitchen features include a fully equipped kitchen, refrigerator, stovetop, oven, microwave, dishwasher, dish cleaning supplies, silverware, pots, pans, and serving dishes, and dishes & glasses.Maximum Occupancy: 6, Bedroom 1: 1 King & Bedroom 2: 1 King & Sofa bed, Rollaway beds not permitted, Cribs not permitted

Additional Lodging Information:

Resort Fees: Waived for MCE Conference attendees booked within the group block.
Taxes and Fees: Hotel’s room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 12.5%) in effect at the time of check-out.
Check-in/ Check out Times:Check-in is at 4:00 PM and Check-out is at 11:00 AM.

Parking – Overnight Self-Parking will be offered complimentary for MCE Conference attendees staying on site and for offsite clients during conference hours.
Electric car charging stations: 3, For a fee
Valet parking, fee currently: 29.50 USD daily

Lodging Deposit – All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. Balance 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 6, 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 – The Key West International Airport (EYW) is located approximately .8 miles from the Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel. The Miami International Airport (MIA) is located approximately 150 miles from the Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel.

Airport Transportation –
Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel provides complimentary Airport shuttle service to and from the Key West International Airport (EYW) (based on request) Mon-Sun: 08:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Shuttle Phone: +1 305 296 8100
Estimated taxi fare to and from the Key West International Airport (EYW): $18 USD (one way)
Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel does NOT provide complimentary Airport shuttle service for the Miami International Airport (MIA)
Estimated taxi fare to and from the Miami International Airport (MIA): $300 USD (one way)
Estimated bus service fee to and from the Miami International Airport (MIA): $95 USD (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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