Dermatology and Infectious Diseases for Primary Care

Oct 08, 2021 – Oct 10, 2021

Online Live Stream - CME

This online live stream CME will be broadcasting from one of our in-person CME destinations. This program will be acceptable for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Academy of Family Physicians. This program is accredited as a live activity. Recordings of the event will be provided to all registered attendees at the conclusion of the course.

This online live stream is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Dermatology and Infectious Diseases while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management.

The online learning format will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, and case-based studies. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Primary Care, 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.

Please see the Overview & Agenda tab below for additional information on the Daily Program Schedule, and Topics & Objectives for each date listed below. 

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

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Tuition

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Livestream Event Pass: Oct 8-10, 2021
Daily Live Activity: 4:30 AM - 8:50 AM PDT // 7:30 AM - 11:50 AM EDT
$ 599.00
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Overview & Agenda

Dermatology and Infectious Diseases for Primary Care – 12 Credits 

Overview
This conference is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Dermatology and Infectious Diseases 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 Infectious Diseases 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 and Infectious Diseases for 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 and quicker during a 20-minute office visit.

Topics and Objectives

Topics and Objectives

Friday, October 8
(4:30 AM – 8:50 AM PDT // 7:30 AM – 11:50 AM EDT)

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
An Algorithmic Approach to the Patient with a Rash
Objectives: 1) Discuss how to approach a patient with a rash 2) Review morphologic terminology 3) Understand how to use morphology to build a differential diagnosis and work-up for a rash

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM ~ BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Skin Infections
Objectives: 1) Review morphology and diagnosis of common viral, bacterial, fungal and parasitic skin infections 2) Discuss management strategies for common infections — tinea, herpes, staph and others

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM ~ BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:

Antimicrobial Stewardship – Objectives: 1) Review current dilemma with multidrug-resistant organisms, antibiotic shortage, and the history of how we got here 2) Summarize appropriate stewardship principles with specific examples

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM ~ BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Adult Vaccines
Objectives: 1) Review adult vaccine schedules 2) Summarize practice strategies to increase vaccination rates

Saturday, October 9
(4:30 AM – 8:50 AM PDT // 7:30 AM – 11:50 AM EDT)

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Objectives: 1) Review epidemiology trends of the most common STDs 2) Review updated 2015 CDC treatment guidelines

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM ~ BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
HIV and Hepatitis C in Primary Care
Objectives: 1) Review epidemiology of HIV and Hepatitis C in the United States 2) Review screening guidelines for HIV and Hepatitis C 3) Summarize current treatment strategies for HIV and Hepatitis C

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM ~ BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Acne, Hyperhidrosis, and Disorders of Pigmentation 
Objectives: 1) Review strategies for treating mild, moderate, and severe acne in teens and adults 2) Recognize and manage hidradenitis suppurativa, hyperhidrosis, and common problems of irregular pigmentation

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM ~ BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Eczema and Psoriasis 
Objectives: 1) Recognize classic eczema and psoriasis morphology, as well as, more unusual presentations 2) Differentiate atopic dermatitis from other eczema subtypes 3) Review basic management for flares, maintenance, and the therapeutic ladder for difficult cases 4) Understand risk of comorbidities and when to refer to dermatology

Sunday, October 10
(4:30 AM – 8:50 AM PDT // 7:30 AM – 11:50 AM EDT)

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Benign and Malignant Skin Lesions: Practical Tips for Primary Care 
Objectives: 1) Review clinical presentations of common benign and malignant skin lesions  2) Discuss risk factors for skin cancer and when to refer patients to dermatology for skin checks 3) Understand basic medical and surgical techniques for diagnosis and treatment 4) Updates on sunscreen and vitamin D

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM ~ BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Hair and Nails
Objectives: 1) Review common and uncommon causes of hair loss 2) Discuss how to approach and work up patients complaining of hair loss 3) Review common nail problems and nail signs of systemic disease

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM ~ BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Staphylococcus Aureus Infections
Objectives: 1) Review strategies for managing S. aureus soft tissue infections 2) Review diagnosis and work-up of more complicated S. aureus infections

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM ~ BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM
C Difficile Update 
Objectives: 1) Review historical perspectives and current epidemiology of c diff  2) Summarize current criteria for testing for Cdiff  3) Describe current treat strategies with a focus on new 2017 treatment guidelines

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

Oct 8, 2021

Online Live Stream

Conference - Day 1

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

4:30 AM - 8:50 AM PDT // 7:30 AM - 11:50 AM EDT

Oct 9, 2021

Online Live Stream

Conference - Day 2

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

4:30 AM - 8:50 AM PDT // 7:30 AM - 11:50 AM EDT

Oct 10, 2021

Online Live Stream

Conference - Day 3

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

4:30 AM - 8:50 AM PDT // 7:30 AM - 11:50 AM EDT

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.

ABIM MOC Recognition

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12 (part II) MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

American Academy of Family Physicians – AAFP

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.

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

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

Not applicable to online live stream CME.

Please note: Registered attendees for livestream events should not plan to travel to any upcoming destinations. Livestream attendees will not be granted access to group discounted room rates, onsite concessions, or meals.

Additional Travel Information

Not applicable to online live stream CME.

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