MODIFIED TO ONLINE LIVE STREAM FORMAT: Psychiatry and Endocrinology for Primary Care

Jun 26, 2020 – Jun 28, 2020

Florida Emerald Coast - Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

Important Update: This program has been reformatted to a live stream virtual CME course. MCE will no longer be hosting an in person conference at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. For additional assistance, please contact MCE Conferences by email at info@mceconferences.com.

To Register for the live stream online CME or for additional information on the course please visit:

Online Live Stream CME

Lodging Information: We strongly recommend that you contact the hotel to confirm the status of your reservation and to cancel your lodging, as well as request a full refund for any deposits that may have been previously processed.

Previous Program Information: Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is its own paradise. Spanning over 2,400 acres, Sandestin is famous for its four golf courses and seven miles of beaches containing some of the whitest sand in the world. It’s no wonder that this popular destination was voted the #1 resort on the Emerald Coast. Known as its very own “gated city”, there’s something for everyone at the resort, which features 15 tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, and a 113-slip marina. Grand Boulevard, a town center catering to all your shopping and dining needs, is located nearby. Sandestin is the perfect resort for the whole family to enjoy!

Tuition

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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

Psychiatry 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 Psychiatry 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 Psychiatry 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 Psychiatry 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 and quicker during a 20-minute office visit.

Topics and Objectives

The Assessment and Management of Suicide Risk
Objectives: 1) Understand the factors that interfere with accurate recognition of suicide risk 2) Learn the risk factors for suicide 3) Learn the principles of, and strategies for, suicide assessment

Assessment and Management of Depression
Objectives: 1) Learn how to diagnose depression 2) Understand the downstream consequences of untreated depression 3) Learn practical treatment strategies for depression

Normal and Maladaptive Responses to Medical Illness
Objectives: 1) Understand a variety of coping strategies 2) Learn how people with certain personality styles react to having a medical illness or condition 3) Learn how to interact successfully with people who have difficult-to-manage personality traits or disorders

Psychopharmacology: Medical Complications of Psychotropics and Psychiatric Complications of Non-Psychiatric Drugs
Objectives: 1) Review the principles of pharmacology and to understand the mechanisms of drug-drug interactions 2) Learn the side effect profiles of antidepressants, antipsychotics, and anxiolytic drugs 3) Learn how to recognize and treat drug-induced syndromes

Recognition, Treatment, and Prevention of Delirium
Objectives: 1) Learn an approach to the recognition of altered mental status and delirium 2) Learn treatment strategies for delirium 3) Learn how delirium can be prevented

An Approach to the Patient with Memory Problems or Dementia
Objectives: 1) Learn about the epidemiology and phenomenology of dementia 2) Learn how to distinguish dementia from other conditions associated with neuropsychiatric dysfunction 3) Learn how to manage the affective, behavioral, and cognitive problems associated with dementia

How to Address Some Tough Obesity Questions from our Patients
Objectives: 1) Why is it so difficult to lose weight? 2) Why is it so difficult to maintain weight loss? 3) Review of topics related to the importance of different diets, physical activity, resting energy expenditure

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Treat Obesity
Objectives: 1) Obesity is a chronic disease 2) Nutrition and lifestyle interventions 3) Learn about the different dietary approaches to treat obesity 4) Importance of physical activity on weight loss interventions 5) Psychological factors

Medications to Treat Obesity
Objectives: 1) Have a clear understanding of the medications FDA approached for weight loss 2) Understand pros and cons 3) Learn about what medications should be avoided when treating a patient with obesity 4) Identity alternative therapies

The Role of Bariatric Surgery in Treating Obesity and Diabetes
Objectives: 1) Review of indications for bariatric surgery 2) Different types of procedures 3) Presurgical and follow up

Approach to Diabetes Therapy by Treating Patient’s Obesity
Objectives: 1) Learn how to treat T2D by addressing the weight 2) Learn how diabetes medications work and their impact on weight gain

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

June 26, 2020

Sandestin Linkside Ballroom

Conference - Day 1

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

June 27, 2020

Sandestin Linkside Ballroom

Conference - Day 2

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

June 28, 2020

Sandestin Linkside Ballroom

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.

Accommodations and Amenities

  • Bayside Lodging – Enjoy comfortable and scenic accommodations at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Bayside at Sandestin is a good match for travelers who are seeking value while enjoying all the complimentary amenities Sandestin has to offer. At Bayside at Sandestin, you can select from accommodations with beautiful Bay views to resort views; studios and one bedroom suites.Bayside at Sandestin Guest Room$187 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)
    Bayside at Sandestin 1 Bedroom$228 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)
  • Village Lodging – The Village of Baytowne Wharf offers guests the opportunity to be located in the heart of the resort activities, while secluded in the luxury of their Destin condo rental. These Destin, Florida condominiums are peppered with quaint shops, charming eateries and lively nightspots which make up the Village. The Village of Baytowne Wharf is also home to street performers, concerts, festivals and family-friendly attractions that are fun gatherings for Sandestin guests to attend. Units are individually owned and vary in terms of interior design and furnishings.Village Studio$228 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)
    Village 1 Bedroom $249 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)
    Village 2 Bedroom $378 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)
  • Grand Complex Lodging – The Grand Complex offers guests the opportunity to be located within steps from the activities of the Village of Baytowne Wharf. Hip happenings abound, with street performers, concerts, festivals and family-friendly attractions that are fun gatherings for Sandestin guests to attend. Regardless of the occasion, you’ll find a Destin vacation condo rental that’s right for you at the Grand Complex. Units are individually owned and vary in terms of interior design and furnishings.Grand Complex Studio$237 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)
    Grand Complex 1 Bedroom $257 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)
    Grand Complex 2 Bedroom $386 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)
    Grand Complex 3 Bedroom $486 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)
  • Beachwalk Lodging – Clustered into a quaint neighborhood community, Sandestin Beachwalk villas are truly a home away from home. These Destin, Florida condominium-style villas feature private drives, patios overlooking a large natural lake and fully furnished kitchens, dining and living areas. This lodging option includes its own pool area. Units are individually owned and vary in terms of interior design and furnishings.
    Beachwalk 2 Bedroom$346 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)
    Beachwalk 3 Bedroom $434 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)
  • Southside Lodging – These Mediterranean-inspired villa rentals in Destin, Florida, offer two-and-three bedroom townhomes priced to offer affordable luxury. Situated along some of Baytowne Golf Club’s signature holes and just a stroll from the sugar-white sands of the Gulf of Mexico, Tivoli is the best Destin beach and golf experience you can imagine. This lodging option includes its own pool area. There are units with golf cart rentals available at this complex. For more information on these units, please contact the Reservations department. Units are individually owned and vary in terms of interior design and furnishings.
    Southside 2 Bedroom$362 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)
    Southside 3 Bedroom $465 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)

Additional Lodging Information – All rooms will be charged a daily resort fee in the amount of 12% of the pre-tax amount of the daily room rate.

Sandestin Resort Map- To review the Sandestin Resort Map Click Here.

Check-in/Check-out times: Check in-time begins at 4:00 PM. Check-out time is at 10:00 AM. The bell captain can arrange to hold luggage for guests attending the program in order to avoid late check-out.

Resort Charge – The resort fee covers items including, but not limited to, complimentary resort transportation; two bicycles per unit for up to four hours of usage daily; fitness center usage; one hour per day of tennis court time (based on availability); one hour per day usage on either a canoe, kayak or boogie board, self-parking, Wi-Fi in the Baytowne and Linkside Conference Center, and reservation processing services. The resort fee is not a government-imposed charge. All rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes and fees in effect at time of check-in (currently 11% for accommodations and 9% taxes and fees for all other services).

Hotel Parking – Complimentary self-parking will be provided for all MCE attendees.

Lodging Deposit – A 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 May 19, 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 – Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS) is located only 30 miles from the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Pensacola Airport (PNS) is located 61 miles from the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Panama City International Airport (ECP) is located 42 miles from the Sandestin Golf and Beach 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.
  • National – Click Here and enter XZB6145 under Contract ID to receive Group Discount.

Airport Transportation

Advantage Airport Shuttle: 1-850-420-7807. Click Here

Sunshine Shuttle and Limo: 1-866-650-6333. Click Here

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

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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