Endocrinology and Infectious Diseases for Primary Care

Jul 08, 2022 – Jul 10, 2022

Myrtle Beach - Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes

Myrtle Beach is an action-packed destination with 60 miles of coastline to explore. From championship courses at Grande Dunes and the famous Boardwalk, to The Pavilion and luxury shopping at nearby attractions, one doesn’t need to venture far past the ocean to have an amazing time. Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes sits on a breathtaking white sand beach and is the perfect place to stay while navigating your way through one of the most popular destinations in the Southeast.

Tuition

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Physician (MD/DO)
Early Bird Registration (through June 1, 2022)
$ 849.00
Other Healthcare Professionals/Residents/Military MD
Early Bird Registration (through June 1, 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

Endocrinology and Infectious Diseases 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 Endocrinology and Infectious Diseases, 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 Endocrinology 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 about issues in Endocrinology and Infectious Diseases.

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

Endocrinology

Update on the Management of Type 2 Diabetes
Objective: 1) Review prediabetes, lifestyle, and non-insulin medical therapy

Insulin Therapy in Diabetes
Objectives: 1) Review how to start insulin in type 2 diabetes 2) Discuss more intensive insulin therapy for progressive type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Management of Obesity
Objectives: 1) Discuss assessment of the patient with obesity 2) Discuss weight loss options, including lifestyle and medical therapy

Eating, Diet Patterns, and Obesity
Objective: 1) Discuss meal patterns and altering the time of eating, such as intermittent fasting and time-restricted eating

An Update on the Management of Lipid Disorders
Objectives: 1) Review the current cholesterol guidelines for LDL lowering in primary and secondary prevention 2) Discuss statin intolerance and other risk factors, including hypertriglyceridemia and elevated lipoprotein(a)

Disorders of Thyroid Function
Objective: 1) Discuss workup and management of hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism

Infectious Diseases 

Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
Objective: 1) Review terminology, anatomy, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, and management of skin and soft tissue infections, including impetigo, hair follicle-associated infections, erysipelas, cellulitis, and necrotizing fasciitis  

Primary Care-Associated Infections: Part 1
Objective: Review the approach to selected primary care infectious disease topics including urinary tract infections, pharyngitis, and endocarditis prophylaxis in a case-based format  

Primary Care-Associated Infections: Part 2
Objective: 1) Review the approach to primary care infectious diseases including selected viral infections, diarrheal infections and recreational water-associated infections 

Clostridioidesdifficile
Objectives: 1) Review current epidemiology, clinical presentation and diagnosis of Clostridioidesdifficile infections 2) Provide updated treatment strategies for treatment of C. difficile infections  

Infectious Diseases 2022: An Update
Objective: Identify some of the most significant recent papers and topics that highlight emerging themes in infectious diseases (other than COVID-19) 

Mimics of Infectious Diseases
Objective: To review several case-based presentations which MAY or MAY NOT be due to an infectious disease  

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 8, 2022

Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes Conference Center

Conference - Day 1

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

July 9, 2022

Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes Conference Center

Conference - Day 2

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

July 10, 2022

Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes 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 pointsin 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

Lodging Reservations – To book your lodging please Click Here

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

Accommodations and Amenities – Discover a tropical oceanfront retreat at Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes. Located just steps from the ocean on North Myrtle Beach, this family resort features spacious guest rooms with luxury amenities – many with private balconies, ocean and beach views. This Myrtle beach resort offers the ideal blend of comfort, convenience and luxury to make your tropical getaway in our oceanfront setting truly remarkable.

Amenities: All rooms offer 302 sqft of deluxe amenities: a mini fridge and coffee maker, air conditioning, non-smoking, floor to ceiling windows that may be opened, marble bathroom, shower/tub combo, Bath and Body Works bathroom products, hair dryer, 2 lush robes, chair and ottoman, alarm clock, in-room safe, desk area, iron and ironing board, high speed internet and wireless internet, 32 in flat screen TV, Cable/ Satellite.

  • Guest Rooms$329 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) Bedding Types: one king or two queen beds. Ideal for a relaxing getaway, these guest rooms offer easy access to everything Myrtle Beach has to offer. Embrace stylish comfort in beautifully appointed accommodations, featuring contemporary décor, deluxe amenities, luxurious bedding, a sofa bed and lovely resort views. Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time request.
  • Premier Rooms$349 Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) Bedding Types: one king or two queen beds. Serene, modern and inviting, these hotel guest rooms offer a relaxing home away from home in Myrtle Beach. Embrace stylish comfort in beautifully appointed accommodations, featuring contemporary décor, deluxe amenities, luxurious bedding, a sofa bed and lovely ocean views. Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time request.

Additional Lodging Information – Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes, currently 13% 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

This is a smoke-free property.

Resort Charge and Amenities – The Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort and Spa at Grande Dunes offers the following amenities inclusive in the discounted daily resort fee for MCE guests at $10.00 plus 9% tax per room, per night:

Self-parking in our parking facility, Access to Pools and Fitness Center, Wifi in Guest Rooms and Public Space of Lobby area, Newspapers available at the front desk, Full use of our Fitness Center, Coffee in your guest room, Turndown service upon request, Local calls from your guest room, Fax and copy service available at the front desk, Board games located at the front desk, Use of Recreation Room including multiple PlayStation 4 units, Foosball and Air Hockey, Use of outdoor recreation area including Ping-Pong, Corn Hole and Basketball, DVD Players and Movie Rentals available at Front Desk when requested, Bike Rental for Adults and Youth – First come basis, Use of Youth Jumbo activity units (Including Mega Chess, Connect Four and others), Floating matts available (Adult and Youth) First come basis, Sun Tan Lotion (Small packets available at our Towel Hut), Boogie Boards available (Adult and Youth) First come basis.

Hotel Parking – Self-parking, in the Marriott Resort Grande Dunes parking lot, is included in the cost of the Resort fee. Complimentary daily self-parking will be offered for local and offsite attendees during conference hours.

Lodging Deposit – All reservations must be guaranteed and accompanied by a first night room deposit.

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 1, 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. 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 – Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) is located approximately 10 miles from The Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes. Charleston International Airport (CHS) is located approximately 110 miles from The Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes.

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 – Estimated taxi or ride share fare: $30 USD (one way)

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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