PROGRAM CANCELED: Pharmacology and Endocrinology for Primary Care

Apr 09, 2020 – Apr 11, 2020

Walt Disney World - Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

This program has been canceled. For additional assistance, please contact MCE Conferences by email at info@mceconferences.com or by phone at 888-533-9031 from 8AM to 5PM (Pacific) Mon-Fri.

RESERVATIONS – Please note due to Walt Disney World’s extended closure of all parks and resorts, all room reservations booked within the MCE Conferences room block will be canceled automatically by the Disney’s Yacht Club Resort.

Your room reservations will no longer need to be individually canceled. 

This New England-style Disney Deluxe Resort, is located by the gentle waters of 25-acre Crescent Lake. Enjoy the white-sand beach, or soak in 3 quiet crystal pools and 7 spas scattered across the Resort’s grounds on your divine seaside holiday. Crescent Lake is the site of lively family activity—its surface dotted with rented watercraft and catch-and-release fishers. Discover a life-size shipwreck, pools, lagoons and more at Stormalong Bay—a 3-acre water wonderland. Climb the mast and zip down one of the highest hotel waterslides at Walt Disney World Resort. Catch currents on an inner tube in the lazy river, unwind in one of 3 whirlpool spas and relax on the elevated tanning deck. Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts are walking distance to Epcot and a convenient boat ride to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

(Find theme park information, conference attendee discounts and ticket purchase links in the Additional Travel Information section below)

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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

Pharmacology and Endocrinology 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 Pharmacology and Endocrinology 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 Pharmacology and Endocrinology, 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 Pharmacology and Endocrinology..

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

What a Headache! Clinical Review of Different Headaches with Corresponding Treatments
Objectives: 1) Review briefly risk factors, pathophysiology, and clinical presentation of cluster, tension, and migraine headaches. 2) Describe various treatment and preventative strategies of each type of headache when applicable. 3) Illustrate appropriate treatments through patient cases

New Antimicrobial Update: Has Help Truly Arrived?
Objectives: 1) Review various new antimicrobials that have been FDA-approved 2) Discuss pros and cons of these agents 3) Evaluate these agents critically for use in clinical practice 4) Compare the possible role of these agents through cases

Making Sense of Hypertension Guidelines: How Low Should We Go?
Objectives: 1) Review various guideline recommendations for hypertension management 2) Discuss latest clinical trial results comparing various blood pressure targets 3) Briefly review primary options for hypertension management 4) Use cases to delineate best management of outpatient hypertension

Polypharmacy and the Elderly: Minimizing Untoward Effects through Prudent Prescribing
Objectives: 1) Summarize factors leading to polypharmacy in the elderly 2) Define inappropriate medications for elderly patients 3) Describe tools to screen patients for polypharmacy 4) Describe best practices for limiting adverse drug events in “necessary” medications. 4. Use case studies to illustrate possible polypharmacy interventions

Palliative Care Medicine Update
Objectives: 1) Understand the most common symptoms requiring management in the palliative care patient 2) Review common medications utilized in context of palliative medicine 3) Using cases, delineate the most important properties of medication management in the palliative care patient

Type 2 Diabetes
Objectives: Discuss: 1) How to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes 2) New ADA Guidelines 3) How to use oral medications 4) Where do GLP-1 Receptor Agonists fit?

Obesity Management
Objectives: Discuss 1) Scope of the Problem 2) Causes of Obesity 3) Medications: Prescription and Over the Counter 4) Surgical interventions

Using Insulin Effectively
Objectives: Discuss 1) Is it Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes? 2) Goals of therapy for diabetes 3) Insulin therapy in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes

Helping Your Patients Select Food Plans Wisely
Objectives: Discuss 1) Choosing food plans with a purpose for your patients 2) Weight loss – Calories count, Hypertension, DASH Diet 3) Diabetes- count the carbs, Dyslipidemia – check the fat 4) Strategies to change behavior 5) The role of exercise

Dyslipidemia
Objectives: Discuss 1) Scope of the problem 2) Identifying high risk populations 3) Guidelines 4) Current testing and therapy

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Objectives: Discuss 1) Definition 2) Diagnosis 3) Therapy – patient not wanting pregnancy 4) Therapy – patient wanting pregnancy 5) Preventing Complications

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

April 9, 2020

Disney Yacht & Beach Conference Center

Conference - Day 1

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

April 10, 2020

Disney Yacht & Beach Conference Center

Conference - Day 2

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

April 11, 2020

Disney Yacht & Beach 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 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 is limited. Please contact our office at 888-533-9031 or 858-566-1500 for availability.

Accommodations and Amenities – Bask in casual elegance while enjoying New England charm and family-friendly amenities. Relax in the inviting elegance of a plush lobby replete with nautical touches, explore the whimsical Stormalong Bay and rent a variety of watercraft from Bayside Marina. Here, little ones can rise and shine with a Disney Character Breakfast, have a blast at our playground or make a splash in our kiddie pool. Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios are just minutes away. And for a night out, book in-room babysitting for the kids and a relaxing dinner or massage for yourselves.

  • Standard Room LIMITED AVAILABILITY ($315/night plus applicable taxes and fees). Rooms Include: 2 queen beds or one king bed, Dedicated work station, Complimentary Wi-Fi, Flat-screen TV, Wall safe, Coffee maker, Balcony or patio, Access to Expansive pool, lake, garden views and more, Luxury bath & body products.

Additional Lodging Information – The Group Room Rates are subject to applicable sales and resort taxes, currently 12½%. There will be no mandatory resort or other fee levied by us on the sleeping rooms in addition to the Group Room Rate plus applicable taxes (unless required by law).

Additional Occupancy Fee: Group room rates are quoted for single/double occupancy, an additional $35 per person per night for adults age 18 years and older will be charged.

Check-in/Check-out times: Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. and Check-out time is at 11:00 a.m.

Hotel Parking – Standard overnight self-parking is available to registered Guests for a fee that will be applied to their hotel folio upon check-out. All parking fees include applicable tax and are subject to change. Current Self-parking rates are $25 per night. Current Valet parking rates are also available for $33 per night.

Complimentary Self-parking will be provided during the hours of the meeting for all local and offsite MCE Attendees.

Lodging Deposit – Deposit of 1 Night + 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.

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 March 12, 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 Orlando International Airport (MCO) is located approximately 20 miles (or 30 minutes) from Disney’s Yacht Club Resort.

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  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.
  • Alamo – Click Here and enter 7014125 under Contract ID to receive the Group Discount.
  • National – Click Here and enter XZB6145 under Contract ID to receive Group Discount.

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. (In order to receive 15% off both portions of your trip, guests will need to book each way separately.)

Disney Magical Express Shuttle – Disney’s Magical Express Transportation is there way of helping you reach your meeting destination stress-free and focused. Disney picks you up and takes you from Orlando International Airport to the Resort, while their “hands-free” luggage service delivers your bags from the plane directly to your room. Departing is also a breeze with in-hotel boarding pass service and return shuttle to the Orlando International Airport (MCO). To make your Magical Express Reservation, please Click Here

Rideshare and Taxi Service – Estimated fare is approximately $40 – 50 each way (plus tip) for 1-4 persons.

Mears Transportation – Orlando’s Transportation Professionals since 1939. For more information or to book a reservation with Mears Transportation, please Click Here or call 407-422-2222.

Shuttlefare – For more information or to book a reservation with Shuttlefare, please Click Here or call 877-300-4826.

Disney Park Tickets and More! – To purchase specially-priced Disneyworld® Resort Theme Park tickets, please Click Here. These special tickets are not available once you arrive at the Resort. Don’t delay! Prices are subject to change without notice.

My Disney Experience – To make the most of your upcoming Walt Disney World® Resort visit, let My Disney Experience be your guide to innovative online and mobile tools to help plan and share your upcoming visit. It gives you unprecedented control of your experience, making it easy to save time and enjoy your trip with friends, family and colleagues. After purchasing your special Meeting/Convention Theme Park tickets, please Click Here.

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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