Wellness in Primary Care: Burnout, Endocrinology, and Nutrition

Jul 31, 2020 – Aug 02, 2020

Maine - Samoset Resort On The Ocean

Overlooking the blue waters of Penobscot Bay, the Samoset Resort offers acres of oceanfront bliss ideal for your next Coastal Maine getaway. The Samoset Resort is a Historic & Luxurious Coastal Maine Resort that has been hosting unforgettable Maine vacations for generations, introducing guests to the beauty and serenity of Coastal Maine with genuine hospitality, inviting accommodations, and activities for every age and interest. The stunning midcoast of Maine “Where the Mountains Meet the Sea” is a true recreational and cultural paradise for those wanting to explore the best New England has to offer. Hiking, sailing, cross country and alpine skiing, international film festivals, national music performances and award-winning cuisine are only a few of the attractions offered in this classic vacation destination. Tee off on the Resorts 18-hole championship golf course, enjoy a day of fun with the whole family in the Ultimate Backyard, or explore the small towns and villages that give Mid-Coast Maine it’s timeless charm.

Tuition

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Physician (MD/DO)
Early Bird Registration through June 25, 2020
$ 750.00
Other Healthcare Professionals/Residents/Military MD
Early Bird Registration through June 25, 2020
$ 650.00
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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

Wellness in Primary Care: Burnout, Endocrinology and Nutrition

Overview
This conference is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Burnout, Endocrinology, and Nutrition 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 Burnout, Endocrinology, and Nutrition 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 Burnout, Endocrinology, and Nutrition.

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

Becoming a More Relaxed, Healthy Healthcare Provider: Reducing Frustration and Increasing Fulfillment (Part 1)
Objectives: 1) Utilize simple mindfulness skills to reduce stress, increase satisfaction and improve connection with patients 2) Use reframing to reduce frustration and increase empathy with even the most difficult patients 3) Apply techniques to deal effectively with difficult emotions and regain a healthy perspective

Becoming a More Relaxed, Healthy Healthcare Provider: Reducing Frustration and Increasing Fulfillment (Part2)
Objectives: 1) Utilize simple mindfulness skills to reduce stress, increase satisfaction and improve connection with patients 2) Use reframing to reduce frustration and increase empathy with even the most difficult patients 3) Apply techniques to deal effectively with difficult emotions and regain a healthy perspective

Effectively Caring for Your Anxious and Stressed Medical Patient
Objectives: 1) Use quick tools to help your patient deal with stress and anxiety in the office setting in which time is limited 2) Go over a variety of case presentations seeing how you can incorporate up to date pharmaceutical treatments with these techniques

Taming Your EMR
Objectives: 1) Set up your room so that the computer does not interfere with the patient visit 2) Apply a variety of hints to maximize the efficiency of EMR use in primary care 3) Discuss team documentation and working with medical assistants or scribes 4) Some hints to increase your EMR to maximize your coding to increase revenue

Having a Thriving Medical Office
Objectives: 1) Improving Office Flow 2) Communication Skills 3) Hints with getting more balance 4) Improving office environment 5) Alternative Practice Models

Obesity: Introduction, Etiologies, Lifestyle Modifications
1) Definition of obesity 2) Measurement modalities 3) Scope of the problem 4)Association with illness 5) Global impact 6) Obesogenic environment 7) Fat-promoting foods 8) The problem of exercise inequity 9) Fat-promoting medications 10) Endocrinologic causes [with focus on Insulin Resistance] 11) Psycho-Social influences 12) Fat-fighting foods 13) Discussion of diets [with focus on Volumetrics and Low Glycemic Load Diet] 14) The importance of protein and fiber 15) Avoidance of starvation 16) Grazing vs. Gorging 17) Optimal exercise 18) Stress reduction 19) Spiritual awareness

Obesity: Pharmalogical and Surgical Treatments
1) FDA-approved medications 2) Other commonly used treatments [will discuss off-label use] 3) Potential side effects 4) Precautions for use 5) Expected results of medications 6) Criteria for Bariatric Surgery 7) Surgical options [with emphasis on Gastric Sleeve, Laparoscopic Banding, and Roux-En-Y] 8) Potential complications of surgeries 9) Anticipated outcomes 10) Metabolic surgery

Case Base Studies – Obesity
Objectives: 1) Appropriate hormonal workup for weight pain 2) Algorithm for medicinal treatment of excessive fat 3) Escalation to various bariatric procedures

Case Base Studies – Diabetes Management
Objectives: 1) Use of oral agents 2) Addiction of non-insulin injectables 3) Escalation of care with multiple daily shots of insulin 4) Introduction of diabetes devices

Diabetes 1 and 2
1) Incidence, screening, classification, genetics, diagnosis, and complications of diabetes 2) Major pathophysiologic defects in type 2 diabetes 3) ADA/EASD and AACE treatment goals 4) Non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic treatment options 5) Diabetes technology/devices 6) Case studies in diabetes

Learning to Tell the Difference Between Real Food and Manufactured Calories
Objectives: 1) Describe how intact carbohydrates differ from stripped carbohydrates, and provide examples 2) Explain the relationship between stripped carbohydrates and insulin surges 3) Provide 4 examples each of stripped and intact carbs, and name 5 nourishing fats 4) Understand the circumstances under which stripped carbs came to predominate in the American diet 5) Describe how nutritious carbs, fats and proteins differ from manufactured calories

Drowning in Omega-6’s: Why the Food Industry depends on Them, and How they are Driving the Epidemic of Chronic Illness
Objectives: 1) Differentiate the chemistry of omega-3’s from that of omega-6’s 2) Explain how omega-6’s contribute to the epidemic of chronic disease 3) Understand the relationship between omega-6’s and the proinflammatory cascade

Lifestyle Change: First Steps to Motivate & Engage Patients
Objectives: 1) Relate three apt metaphors for describing various kinds of cardiac pathology 2) Provide examples of (i) tools, (ii) goals, and (iii) destination to enhance patient: provider communication 3) Describe one strategy for encouraging incremental progress

Supplements & Nutraceuticals from A to Zinc
Objectives: 1) Which food categories contain the greatest amounts of phytonutrients? 2) Differentiate between animal- and plant-derived sources of Vitamin A 3) Name one single food source containing the greatest array of vitamins and minerals

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

July 31, 2020

Samoset Conference Center

Conference - Day 1

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

August 1, 2020

Samoset Conference Center

Conference - Day 2

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

August 2, 2020

Samoset Conference Center melia Island Plantation Resort 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 – 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 – The Samoset Resort’s inviting guest rooms offer the quintessential Maine lodging experience, complete with private balconies or terraces and a relaxed ambiance that reflects the serene coastal setting. Create the perfect soundtrack for your Maine vacation with the iHome radio, wake up to a fresh cup of coffee or tea from your own personal Keurig® or unwind after a day on the water with a show on your 50” flat screen television. From plush bath robes and bedding to wireless Internet access and in-room refrigerators, the refreshing guest rooms offer the perfect seaside getaway.

  • Non View & Garden View Guest Rooms$299 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) Bedding Types: one king, one queen, or two queen beds available with rooms from 363-418 Sq. Ft. + deck.  These beautifully decorated guest rooms feature all of their standard amenities, as well as a private balcony or terrace with views of their award-winning golf course, lush gardens and stone walls, or the resort’s expansive outdoor pool. Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time request.
  • Partial Ocean View Guest Room$349 Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) Bedding Types: one king or two queen beds available with rooms from 363-418 Sq. Ft. + deck. Guests staying in their Partial Ocean View Rooms will enjoy inspiring views of Penobscot Bay or Rockland Harbor. This elegant Maine lodging also allows guests to enjoy their morning coffee on a private balcony or terrace while watching the sunlight dance across the water. Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time request.
  • Ocean Front Guest Rooms$449 Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) Bedding Types: One king or two queen beds available with rooms from 363-418 Sq. Ft. + deck. Guests staying in their Ocean Front Rooms will wake up to spectacular views of Penobscot Bay or Rockland Harbor. This elegant Maine lodging also allows guests to enjoy their morning coffee on a private balcony or terrace while watching the sunlight dance across the water. Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time request.

Additional Lodging Information – Rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 9%) in effect at the time of check-in.

Check-in/Check-out times: Check-in is at 4:00 PM and check-out is at 11:00 AM

Additional Occupancy Fee: Rates are based on single or double occupancy. There is an additional charge of $30 per person, per night, for each additional guest over the age of 18 staying in the room.

Pet Policy: Samoset Resort welcomes well-mannered dogs 30 lbs. or less. Guests bringing dogs will be charged $75 per night, per dog; maximum of two dogs per room. Their dog-friendly rooms are restricted to ground-level rooms only. Their higher floors and their timeshare units do not allow dogs. Further room type and location restrictions may apply. Guests will be responsible for any property damage inadvertently caused by their dogs.Certified service dogs that provide assistance to individuals with disabilities are welcome at the hotel and are not subject to the policies and restrictions described above.

Resort Charge and AmenitiesRates are subject to a discounted $25 taxable resort fee, per room, per night.
The Resort Fee Includes unlimited local and toll free calls, in room coffee, wireless internet in guest rooms and public space, access to the business center, outdoor zero entry pool, hot tub and fire pit, outdoor recreation including tennis courts, shuffleboard, basketball court and playground, concierge service, children’s activities and access to their state of the art full service health club including indoor pool, hot tub, steam saunas, strength room, group fitness, cardio theater and classes.

Resort also includes access to 18-Hole Championship Golf Course – ranked among the best in Maine, Golf Complex with clubhouse, Pro Shop, golf range, practice green, short game facility with bunkers, and restaurant, Samoset Scoring School offering private and group golf instruction with PGA professionals, The Spa at The Samoset, Four Distinctive Restaurants and Lounges, plus exclusive dining events, The Club at The Samoset – health club featuring cardio theater, Icarian Strength Center, group fitness classes, an indoor swimming pool, hot tub and steam saunas, Ultimate Backyard – tennis, basketball, outdoor pool, shuffleboard, volleyball, badminton, croquet, horseshoes, playground and nine-hole disc golf course, Spectacular 200,000-gallon zero-entry swimming pool and multi-tier pool deck with hot tub, Tennis courts, Samoset Kids Club, Laundry and Valet Service, and In-Room Dining.

Hotel Parking – The Resort provides complimentary self-parking and 24-hour valet service for overnight guests and for those attending the conference each day.

Lodging Deposit – All reservations must be guaranteed by a major credit card or a first night’s room deposit plus tax.

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 June 25, 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 Boston Logan International Airport is 184 mi away from the Samoset Resort.The Portland International Jetport is 84 mi away from the Samoset Resort. The Bangor International Airport is 66 mi away from the Samoset 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.

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 Groundlink trip, guests will need to book each way separately.

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

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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