PROGRAM CANCELED: Primary Care Update: Dermatology, Cardiology and Emergency Medicine

Jun 12, 2020 – Jun 14, 2020

Bermuda - Fairmont Southampton

This program has been canceled. For additional assistance, please contact MCE Conferences by email at

RESERVATIONS – The Fairmont Southampton Bermuda has confirmed all reservations booked within the MCE Conferences room block will be canceled. We recommend that you contact the resort directly for additional confirmation on the cancellation of your reservation. 


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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

Primary Care Update: Dermatology, Cardiology and Emergency Medicine

This conference is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Dermatology, Cardiology and Emergency Medicine 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 Emergency 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 and updates in Dermatology, Cardiology and Emergency Medicine.

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

Challenging Dermatology Diagnoses
Objectives: 1) Distinguish among different rashes 2) Develop pattern recognition skills 3) Compare similar patterns found in different diagnosis.

Hidradenitis and Follicular Disorders
Objectives: 1) Identify the presenting characteristics and diagnostic findings associated with hidradenitis. 2) Develop an initial plan of care for the management of hidradenitis. 3) Compare and contrast diagnostic findings of folliculitis, pseudofolliculitis, and keratosis pilaris

Objectives: 1) Understand the etiology of acne vulgaris 2) Utilize appropriate criteria to diagnose acne as mild, moderate, or severe 3) Formulate treatment plans for acne, and modify therapies as necessary, to minimize adverse side and maximize benefit

Skin Cancer Updates
Objectives: 1) Distinguish the most common types of skin cancers from other skin lesions 2) Compare biopsy techniques used in diagnostic evaluation of skin cancer 3) Identify methods for treating skin cancers 4) Discuss the value of dermoscopy for diagnosing skin cancer

Topical and injectable Steroids
Objectives: 1) Distinguish between the different vehicles and when to use one vehicle over another 2) Discuss the choice of steroid potency 3) Describe when steroid injections are valuable

Fungal infections
Objectives: 1) Identify the most common cutaneous fungal infections 2) Determine when topical therapy is preferred to systemic therapy, and conversely 3) Delineate differential diagnosis for cutaneous fungal infection

Objectives: 1) Recognize classic manifestations of psoriasis 2) Recognize atypical forms of psoriasis 3) Implement appropriate interventions for psoriasis based upon disease severity

This Itch is Driving Me Crazy
Objectives: 1) Distinguish between infestations of scabies, head/body lice and bed bugs 2) Describe the presentations of the most common causes of itchy skin 3) Compare treatment options for itchy skin

ECG 101: Boot Camp
Objectives: 1) Learn how to comfortably and quickly interpret an electrocardiogram (ECG) 2) Rather than memorize patterns, understand WHY the ECG appears at it does 3) Identify features of ECGs that are associated with life-threatening conditions

Looking Up: A (Re)View of Syncope
Objectives: 1) Learn about the causes of transient loss of consciousness (TLOC) 2) Identify which patients are at high-risk for life-threatening events after a TLOC by essential questions, focused physical exam, and electrocardiography 3) Understand the role of additional testing (echocardiography, ambulatory ECG monitoring, tilt table testing) after a TLOC presentation 4) Learn about treatment options and goals of therapy

Stayin’ Alive: Sudden Cardiac Death/Athletic Preparticipation Screening
Objectives: 1) Learn about the epidemiology of sudden cardiac arrest 2) Understand the role of an implantable defibrillator to prevent death from sudden cardiac arrest 3) Learn about the most common causes of sudden cardiac arrest in young athletes 4) Learn how to accurately screen for and diagnose conditions that increase the risk of sudden cardiac arrest in young athletes

How to Live Forever: A Primer on Conventional, Complementary/Alternative, and Futuristic Medicine Strategies for Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases
Objectives: 1) Explore the conventional methods of screening for cardiovascular diseases using case examples 2) Consider Complementary/Alternative Medicine (CAM) strategies to augment traditional medicine prevention strategies 3) Learn about emerging technologies that may shape the direction of future cardiovascular disease prevention

Truth or A Fib: The Truth about AFib
Objectives: 1) Decide the appropriate triage of patients presenting in atrial fibrillation; 2) Learn the “four pillars” of Afib management; 3) Develop an understanding of the advanced therapies to treat atrial fibrillation and its related conditions, such as ablation procedure and left atrial appendage closure

Guide Me! A Practical Overview of Cardiology Guidelines and Impact on Primary Care Medicine
Objectives: 1) Understand when to initiate treatment strategies for cholesterol-lowering and blood pressure control; 2) Learn the latest goals for appropriate use of cardiac imaging and valvular heart disease; 3) Review reasons to consider cardiac pacing and defibrillator devices for your patients

Note: Content is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the activity website for the most current information.

Program Schedule





June 12, 2020

Fairmont Southhampton Conference Center

Conference - Day 1

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

June 13, 2020

Fairmont Southhampton Conference Center

Conference - Day 2

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

June 14, 2020

Fairmont Southhampton Conference Center

Conference - Day 3

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM


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 – To make your lodging reservation, please Click Here.

If you need assistance, please contact our office at 888-533-9031 or 858-566-1500.

Accommodations and Amenities – Boasting the largest guestrooms in Bermuda, Fairmont Southampton features 593 spacious Bermuda hotel accommodations. These accommodations have views of Bermuda’s turquoise sea, the iconic Gibb’s Hill Lighthouse, and the Turtle Hill Golf Course. The design scheme features a rich palette of island sophistication, incorporating inspiration from Bermuda’s lush landscape. The guest rooms and suites are light, bright, and contemporary while still true to the spirit of Bermuda.

Amenities: All rooms boast private balconies, marble bathrooms with Le Labo bath products, walk-in closets, plush bathrobes, Keurig coffee makers, and WiFi Internet connections. Fairmont Southampton, Bermuda resort offers unparalleled amenities throughout the entire property. Relax at the resort pool, or pull up a chaise lounge at the sprawling oceanfront beach club with Dive Centre, tennis courts and ocean-side dining.

  • Fairmont Rooms$309 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) Bedding Types: One king or two queen beds. Fairmont Rooms are located between the first and fifth floors of the resort with partially obstructed views of Bermuda’s turquoise waters, the lush Turtle Hill Golf Course, or the iconic Gibb’s Hill Lighthouse. The Bermuda hotel rooms boast tasteful furniture, LCD TV, writing desk, WiFi access, fully stocked mini bar, walk in closets and spacious bathrooms with double granite vanity. Each room has a private outdoor balcony with table and chairs.

Additional Lodging Information

Additional Fees Include:
Resort Levy – $15.00 per person, per day (Subject to tax) : mandatory daily fee not included in the above rates to cover operational and administrative services including trolley service, ferry service, golf club handling and storage, beach and pool attendants, and basic Wi-Fi around the resort and guest rooms.This daily fee is retained (and not distributed as a tip or gratuity to Hotel staff) by the Hotel. The mandatory service charge / surcharge/ resort levy will be posted to each individual’s account.

Gratuity – Fairmont Rooms $12.00 per person, per day. Please note that there is an additional mandatory service charge / surcharge (per person, per day) not included in the above rates distributed to several departments within the hotel, including porterage and housekeeping. Moderate, Fairmont, Deluxe Rooms or Signature Suite $12.00. Fairmont Gold $14.00. Suites $13.00. Fairmont Gold Duplex $17.00. Fairmont Gold Penthouse $22.00.

Taxes – Government Tax: 11.75% (Hotel Occupancy Tax of 7.25% and Tourism Guest Fee of 4.5%)

Additional Room Occupants – A third adult sharing is an additional $30.00 per night and must pay daily gratuities of $12.00 (for Moderate, Fairmont, Deluxe or Signature Suite) and the resort levy of $15.00 per person per day (subject to tax). Children 18 years and under sharing their parents’ accommodation are complimentary, however they are subject to daily gratuities and the daily resort levy. Children 12 years and under pay no resort levy but must pay gratuities.Maximum occupancy is four (4) persons per room. Taxes, gratuities, and resort levy are subject to change.

Check-in/Check-out times: Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. and Check-out time is at 11:00 a.m.

Lodging Deposit – A Credit Card is used at the time of booking to guarantee your reservation.

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 May 5, 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 Bermuda International Airport (BDA) is approximately 15 miles from the Fairmont Southampton.

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

Airport Shuttle Service: Direct shuttle service to and from the airport can be pre-arranged online by visiting CEO Transport Bermuda. Or call 441-234-4366 in advance of your arrival. The shared airport shuttle is $20 per person. Private transfers & island tours are also available. Rates subject to change without notice.

Taxi Service
MCE Conferences recommends taking a taxi to get form the airport to your hotel. Follow signs at the Bermuda Airport for ground transportation and taxi service. Taxis are available at the airport, hotel, City of Hamilton, and are available by calling the Bermuda Taxi Association at 441-296-2121. Taxi fare from Airport is approximately $60 USD, plus tip (1-4 persons) and is a 30 minute drive each way.

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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