Cardiology and Women’s Health for Primary Care

Jul 15, 2022 – Jul 17, 2022

Montréal - Hotel Omni Mont-Royal

Montréal is not called centre-ville for nothing: its downtown core serves as the heart of the city, pulsating with the vibrant energy of its diverse inhabitants. It is the city of a hundred nations, all lured by Montréal’s intoxicating mix of Gallic tradition and North American innovation. It is one of the most fascinating urban cultures in the world and is a city that’s alive and kicking. Soaring skyscrapers and heritage buildings intermingle with quaint boutiques in a compact and accessible downtown area. The Omni Mont-Royal Hotel is located in the heart of the Golden Square Mile on historic Sherbrooke Street steps from fashionable boutiques, museums, fine dining, and the exciting nightlife of Crescent Street.

Tuition

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Physician (MD/DO)
Early Bird Registration (through June 7, 2022)
$ 849.00
Other Healthcare Professionals/Residents/Military MD
Early Bird Registration (through June 7, 2022)
$ 749.00
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Lodging Reservations*

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

Cardiology and Women’s Health for Primary Care – 12 Credits 

Overview
This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Cardiology and Women’s Health, 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 Cardiology and Women’s Health 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 goal of improving patient outcomes.

Target Audience
All Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about issues in Cardiology and Women’s Health in 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 during a 20-minute office visit.

Topics and Objectives

Cardiology 

Approach to the Treatment of Essential Hypertension
Objectives: 1) Understand the underlying pathophysiology of essential hypertension 2) Outline a reasonable treatment approach to essential hypertension based on pathophysiologic principles 3) Appreciate the role of the renin-angiotensin and aldosterone system in control of blood pressure

Resistant Hypertension
Objectives: 1) Review the definition of resistant hypertension 2) Outline the common causes of secondary hypertension 3) Suggest a reasonable evaluation for patients with resistant hypertension

Atrial Fibrillation and the New Anticoagulants
Objectives: 1) Review the indications for anticoagulation for patients with atrial fibrillation 2) Understand the use of new novel anticoagulants and their bleeding risks 3) Outline a rational approach to the treatment of atrial fibrillation

Update on PCSK9 Inhibitors for Hyperlipidemia
Objectives: 1) Review PCSK9 therapy as a new medication for hyperlipidemia 2) Understand the role of risk in determining hyperlipidemia therapy 3) Outline management algorithms to determine when to use combination therapy for hyperlipidemia

Approach to the Management of Heart Failure
Objectives: 1) Review guideline-directed medical therapy for patients with heart failure 2) Outline a practical approach for the optimal use of RAS blockers and beta blockers in heart failure 3) Understand the role of BNP as a guide to optimal heart failure therapy

Secondary Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease
Objectives: 1) Understand the recommended therapies shown to reduce cardiovascular risk in patients with clinical coronary heart disease 2) Review the role of antiplatelet medications in patients with coronary heart disease 3) Propose a treatment management plan for patients with coronary heart disease to maximize risk reduction

Women’s Health 

Vulvodynia: Impact, Evaluation and Treatment
Objectives: 1) To review epidemiology and proposed pathophysiology of vulvovaginal pain 2) To understand a standardized the complete evaluation of the sensory and musculoskeletal systems in women with vulvovaginal pain 3) To discuss treatment options of women with vulvovaginal pain

An Evidenced-Based Approach to Dyspareunia (aka What to do when Sex Hurts)
Objectives: 1) Identify the diagnostic criteria for sexual pain 2) Explain the impact of this very prevalent chronic pain syndrome 3) Describe the benefits of both physical and psychosocial therapies

Dysmenorrhea: Review of the Current State of the Evidence for Etiology and Treatment
Objectives: 1) Recall physiology of primary and secondary dysmenorrhea 2) Review pain sensitivity physiology in primary and secondary dysmenorrhea 3) Integrate current understanding of pain biology into the diagnosis and treatment of cyclical pelvic pain

Myofascial Pain of the Abdomen and Pelvis: A Common Contributor to Pelvic Pain
Objectives: 1) Recall basic neuromuscular structures of the abdomen and pelvis 2) Understand history and physical exam findings that support neuromuscular sources of abdominopelvic pain 3) Recognize common clinical presentations and options for initial treatment of abdominopelvic myofascial pain

Bladder Pain Syndrome (aka Interstitial Cystitis): Diagnosis and Treatment
Objectives: 1) Describe the major diagnoses related to the lower urinary tract that cause or contribute to chronic pelvic pain disorders 2) Summarize the key components of the history and examination for urinary sources of chronic pelvic pain 3) Understand diagnostic criteria and initial treatment modalities for Bladder Pain Syndrome and when to refer to a specialist

Beyond Pharmacotherapy: An Integrative Approach to the Management of Female Pelvic Pain Disorders
Objectives: 1) Understand correlating treatment modalities of female chronic pelvic pain disorders with other chronic pain conditions 2) Identify non-pharmacologic treatment modalities as primary options or adjuncts in the treatment of female chronic pelvic pain disorders 3) Identify treatment modalities that address multiple contributing factors of female pelvic pain disorders

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 15, 2022

Omni Mont-Royal Conference Center

Conference - Day 1

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

July 16, 2022

Omni Mont-Royal Conference Center

Conference - Day 2

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

July 17, 2022

Omni Mont-Royal Conference Center

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.

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 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 or contact our office via email at info@mceconferences.com.

If you need assistance, please contact our office at 888-533-9031.

Accommodations and Amenities – Located downtown on the elegant Sherbrooke Street West near McGill University, the luxury Hotel Omni Mont-Royal dominates the Golden Square Mile’s historical district. Sophisticated, luminous and inviting, this environment showcases an authentic and refined stay. With never more than 12 rooms per floor, the hospitality experience is enhanced by luxurious and comforting loft style guest rooms.

Amenities – Rooms at the Omni Mont-Royal include: Work desk and lighted work area, in-room safe (accommodates laptop), windows that open, luxurious bathroom, illuminated wall-size bathroom mirror, wall-mounted lighted makeup mirror, hair dryer, two plush robes, iron and ironing board, choice of feather or foam pillows, complimentary newspaper (upon request), Sensational Bar, coffeemaker, Nespresso coffee machine and choice of espresso coffees in all suites, WiFi Internet service – complimentary for Select Guest® members, iHome™ clock radio with iPad/iPhone/iPod flexible docking station, including a patch cord to connect your MP3/CD player and a USB port to charge other mobile devices, 42” LCD flat screen HDTV, two dual-line telephones with voicemail, and a cordless phones in all suites.

  • Deluxe Rooms$249 CAD Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) Bedding Types: one king or two double beds. Deluxe rooms are 256 sq. ft. and have either one king or two double beds, include a sitting area, a workspace and a spacious bathroom. Rooms on the upper floors facing the south side of the building overlook the city and the north side rooms overlook the Mont-Royal. Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time request.
  • Premier Rooms$269 CAD Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) Bedding Types: one king or two double beds. Premier Rooms are 307 sq. ft. and offer the same features as the Deluxe rooms with additional space and an upper floor location that provides stunning views of Mount Royal Park or the downtown skyline. Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time request.

Additional Lodging Information

  • Currency: Please note that all rates are in Canadian Dollars.
  • Guest Room Occupancy: Please note there will be a $20 per adult per night charge for triple or quadruple occupancy, for adults sharing a room that are 18 years of age and older. All children under 18 years stay free of charge when using existing beds. Roll Away Beds and Pack n’ Plays are available for free upon request, based on availability.
  • Check-in/Check-out times: Check-in time is 3:00 PM and Check-out time is at 12:00 PM.
  • Hotel Parking: The Omni Mont-Royal offers self-parking at the current rate of $17.40 CAD per night, plus applicable taxes. The overnight valet is offered at the current rate of $37.00 CAD per night, plus applicable taxes. Parking rates are subject to change without notice as parking is not owned nor managed by Hotel.
  • Additional Fees: Room rates do not reflect the following applicable taxes that amount to a 3.5% lodging tax, 5% federal tax, a 9.975% provincial tax and are subject to change without notice.
  • Access to complimentary Wi-Fi in all guest rooms upon free enrollment to the Omni Select Guest Program.

Lodging Deposit – A Credit Card is used at the time of booking to guarantee your reservation. Balance due to the hotel 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 June 7, 2022 (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.

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 Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) is located approximately 12 miles from the Hotel Omni Mont-Royal.

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.

Rideshare or Taxi Service – MCE Conferences recommends taking a rideshare or taxi to get from the airport to your hotel. Follow signs at the airport for ground transportation and taxi service. Rideshare or Taxi fare from the Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) to the Omni Mont-Royal Hotel is approximately a $40 CAD , one-way (for 1-3 persons).

Current Exchange Rate Links – External Resources for Current Exchange Rate below. Exchange rates fluctuate and are live mid-market rates not guaranteed.

For Oanda.com Click Here.
For Xe.com Click Here.
For X-Rates.com Click Here.

Travel Documents – Travel documents vary based on itinerary. It is the sole responsibility of guests to identify and obtain all required travel documents for the entire duration of their stay and have them available when necessary. Valid travel documents such as passports and visas are required for boarding and re-entry into the United States and other countries.

All guests must carry a valid passport. Passports must be valid for at least six months after your return date of travel. Guests are responsible to ensure the validity dates of passport and to secure proper documentation for countries visited. Please consult your respective State Department or Foreign Ministry for specific Visa and entry requirements for countries scheduled on your travel itinerary. For U.S. citizens, further information can be found by visiting the Travel Website.

Note: If your passport is lost or stolen on a trip, you could be denied entry into your home country. To avoid this issue, we recommend following some practical steps: Make two copies of your passport ID page – that’s the page with your picture, your date of birth, etc. This can be an image scan or hard copy. Give one copy to someone you trust – a friend, family member, or assistant – in case you need to contact them while on your trip. Keep the other copy with you. If it’s printed, put it in your carry-on (not your checked luggage – that could go missing). If it’s an electronic copy, make sure you have access to it when you leave the U.S. (on your mobile device, or in your e-mail, for example).

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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