Primary Care Update: Dermatology and Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Jun 18, 2021 – Jun 20, 2021

Asheville - Omni Grove Park Inn

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  • 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

Primary Care Update: Dermatology and Pediatric Infectious Diseases – 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 Pediatric 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 Pediatric 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 Pediatric 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 and quicker during a 20-minute office visit.

Topics and Objectives

Dermatology

Terminology of Skin Disorders
Objectives: 1) Recognize the terms used to describe common skin lesions 2) Demonstrate the ability to communicate skin findings using morphologic terminology 3) Learn how to use terminology to assist in your practice

Rosacea
Objectives: 1) Recognize different types of rosacea 2) Distinguish rosacea from other causes of red rashes on the face 3) Formulate treatment plans for rosacea

Seborrheic Dermatitis
Objectives: 1) Demonstrate the ability to diagnose the variable presentations of seborrhea 2) Discuss causes and exacerbating factors for seborrhea 3) Describe the most effective treatments for seborrhea

Hair Disorders
Objectives: 1) Recognize normal hair anatomy and physiologic changes in hair 2) Evaluate the chief complaint of hair loss 3) Utilize effective medical interventions for hair disorders, when appropriate

Telehealth Dermatology
Objectives: 1) Learn tips to optimize telehealth and teledermatology visits 2) Review the opportunities and limitations of teledermatology 3) Discuss adaptations and remote therapies as adjuncts to teledermatology

Nail Disorders
Objectives: 1) Recognize normal nail anatomy 2) Evaluate the chief complaint of abnormal appearing nails 3) Utilize medical and physical modalities in the management of nail disorders, as feasible

When and How to Cut, Freeze, Burn and Repair
Objectives: 1) Identify indications for skin biopsies and excisions 2) Identify appropriate surgical techniques for skin biopsies and basic repairs 3) Indicate lesions appropriate for cryosurgical and electrosurgical treatment

Acne
Objectives: 1) Recognize the various forms and presentations of acne vulgaris 2) Formulate treatment plans and options for patients in the primary care setting 3) Review indications for treatment with isotretinoin

Overview of Wound Management
Objectives: 1) Identify common causes of skin ulcers and pressure sores 2) Identify risk factors for complications from skin ulcers and pressure sores 3) Develop plans to treat and reduce recurrence of skin ulcers and pressure sores

Pediatric Infectious Diseases 

Rules of Immunity: Considering Primary Immunodeficiencies in the Outpatient Setting
Objectives: 1) Identify the most common causes of primary immunodeficiency in children 2) Recognize the most common ‘red flags’ for consideration of immune deficiency

Herpes are Like Diamonds: They’re Forever
Objective: 1) Recognize the common presentations, diagnosis, and management of EBV, CMV, and HSV in children

What’s All the Pus About? Staphylococcal and Streptococcal Infections
Objectives: 1) Plan appropriate management strategies for skin and soft tissue infections due to S. aureus and S. pyogenes 2) Identify suppurative and non-suppurative complications of streptococcal infections 3) Plan appropriate therapy for recurrent skin and soft tissue infections

Pain in the Neck: Approach to Children with Lymphadenopathy
Objectives: 1) Recognize the common causes of lymphadenopathy in children 2) Plan a management course for common causes of adenopathy

What’s Your Vector, Victor? Tick and Mosquito-Borne Infections in the Outpatient and Emergency Setting
Objectives: 1) Review the geographic distribution and epidemiology of the most common vector-borne infections 2) Discuss diagnosis considerations for these patients 3) Provide treatment recommendations for children and adults with vector-borne infections

Don’t Hesitate, Vaccinate! Updates to the Immunization Schedule
Objectives: 1) Review the ACIP recommendations for vaccine administration while focusing on recent changes to influenza, hepatitis B, and varicella 2) Identify novel strategies to address vaccine hesitancy in the outpatient setting

 

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 18, 2021

Conference Rooms

Conference - Day 1

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

June 19, 2021

Conference Rooms

Conference - Day 2

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

June 20, 2021

Conference Rooms

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

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 info@mceconferences.com

Please note: Room categories are based on availability at the time of request.

Accommodations and Amenities – The Omni Grove Park Inn & Spa offers an 18-hole Donald Ross Designed championship golf course, 43,000-square-foot subterranean spa, multiple casual and formal restaurants with a wide array of cuisine, three indoor and three outdoor tennis courts, sports complex featuring racquetball, yoga, aerobics and health and wellness programs, on-property shuttle service, valet and garage parking, WiFi internet service, refrigerator, and HD flat-screen TV.

  • Deluxe Resort View – $299 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) – Located in the historic Main Inn, these rooms overlook the resort’s landscaping and feature one king or two double beds. Approximately 300-350 square feet.
    • Bedding Options: One King or Two Double Beds
  • Deluxe Mountain View $325 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) -Located in the historic Main Inn, enjoy views of Asheville’s skyline, our Donald Ross-designed golf course and the Blue Ridge Mountains. These rooms feature one king or two double beds. Approximately 300-350 square feet.
    • Bedding Options: One King or Two Double Beds
  • Premium Mountain View Guest Room – $375 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) – These rooms are located in either the Vanderbilt Wing or Sammons Wing overlooking The Spa gardens or our resort’s landscaping. Enjoy a room that creates the same historic experience with a modern twist and features one king or two double beds. Approximately 300-350 square feet.
    • Bedding Options: One King Bed or Two Double Beds

Taxes and Resort Fees
– Room rates are subject to applicable taxes and fees, currently 13% and are subject to change without notice.
– Resort Fee: $20 per room per night which includes: Toll free and local calling, in room high speed internet access, entrance to our fitness center, in room coffee and tea, guided history tour of the Omni Grove Park Inn and newspaper available upon request.

Additional Lodging Information –

  • Check-in and Check-out: Check-in is after 4:00 PM and Check-out is before 11:00 AM
  • Additional Guests (Ages 18 and Up): There will be a charge of $40 each for third and fourth persons sharing a room.
  • Photo ID is required upon check-in. Individuals 17 years old and younger are considered children.
  • Guests of the Spa must be at least 18 years of age, no exceptions.

Parking

  • Self-parking is $15 per vehicle, per night.
  • Valet parking is $22 per vehicle, per night.
  • Attendees driving onsite solely for the conference will be offered a parking rate of $18 per day for the conference.

Lodging Deposit – 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.

Register & Book Your Lodging Early! The MCE reduced room rates will be available to registered attendees up until May 11, 2021 (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 – Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) is approximately 20 minutes away from The Omni Grove Park Inn.

Airport Transportation – Taxi and Car Service: MCE Conferences recommends taking a taxi or a ride-share service such as Lyft or Uber to get from the airport to your hotel. Follow signs at the airport for ground transportation and taxi service. For more information or to book a taxi with Asheville Taxi, please Click Here.

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 MCE Conferences 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

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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