Primary Care Update: Internal Medicine and Cardiology

Jul 07, 2023 – Jul 09, 2023

Colorado Springs - The Broadmoor

The Broadmoor offers guests an incredible way to experience the unique beauty of the American West. Guests are met with warm, genuine hospitality and an unmatched selection of activities that celebrate the magnificent surroundings. Hike through scenic trails and lush valleys. Try your hand at authentic Western adventures from horseback riding and mountain biking, to archery or canoeing on Cheyenne Lake. Stop by Broadmoor Outfitters for expert instruction in fly fishing, rock climbing, falconry, and more. Guests seeking a more tranquil retreat can enjoy the resort pools and pampering treatments at the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Broadmoor Spa. The iconic resort is also home to several celebrated restaurants including the only Forbes Five-Star, AAA Five-Diamond restaurant in Colorado, Penrose Room, legendary golf, a world-renowned tennis program, distinctive retail shops, and an array of resort programs for guests of all ages and interests. From art tours to tennis clinics, geocaching to fitness training, there’s always something new and exciting to discover at “the most unique resort in the world”.


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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: Internal Medicine and Cardiology – 12 Credits 

This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Internal Medicine and Cardiology, 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 Internal Medicine and Cardiology 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 Internal Medicine and Cardiology.

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

Friday, July 7 

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Medical Myths (Busting Medical Myths)
Objectives: 1) Recognize medical myths 2) Discuss why they occur 3) Explain why they persist despite evidence against them

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Drug Interactions and Side-Effects for 2023
Objectives: 1) Effectively manage patients on statins in respect to muscle symptoms 2) Recognize major drug interactions with warfarin 3) Know the dangers of quinolones

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Sorting Through the Headlines: Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation
Objectives: 1) Review the currently available agents for anticoagulation 2) Discuss the approved indications for the various agents 3) Discuss the promising agents on the horizon for anticoagulation 4) Identify the concerns and lessons learned thus far with the new agents 5) Discuss a clinical perspective on how to choose a drug for specific patient populations

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Bradyarrhythmias: How SSSSSlow is Too Slow?
Objectives: 1) Review the classes of Bradyarrhythmias 2) Discuss a clinical approach to the workup and management of bradycardia 3) Understand the circumstances that require referral to specialists 4) Review the indications for permanent pacemakers

Saturday, July 8

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Finding and Fighting the Enemy: Sudden Cardiac Death
Objectives: 1) Appreciate the epidemiology of sudden cardiac death (SCD) 2) Discuss the current state of risk stratification and its impact on management 3) Determine best options for prevention of SCD 4) Review the role and indication for implantable cardioverter defibrillators

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Corralling the Racing Heart: Approach to SVT
Objectives: 1) Review the classes and ECG appearance of supraventricular tachycardias 2) Discuss a clinical approach to the workup and management of SVT 3) Identify the circumstances that require referral to specialists 4) Review the indications for catheter ablation

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Practical Pearls in Primary Care
Objectives: 1) Develop a plan for treatment of resistant hypertension 2) Recognize hidden presentations of sleep apnea 3) Identify common causes of night sweats

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Dermatology for the Primary Care Professional
Objectives: 1) Identify and review the causes of erythema multiforme 2) Discuss how to use topical steroid preparations 3) Recognize common facial rashes

Sunday, July 9

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Natural Products: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Objectives: 1) Recognize which natural products are effective in the prevention of migraine headache 2) Identify which natural product has good evidence for prevention of urinary tract infections 3) Discuss which natural product has the greatest danger for drug interactions

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
10 Ways to Best Care for Elderly Patients
Objectives: 1) Recognize the cardiovascular risk of NSAIDS in the elderly 2) Review the risks and/or benefits of aggressive diabetes control in the elderly 3) Recognize the importance of counseling the elderly to avoid high-risk fall situations

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Sorting Out Syncope: Benign to Deadly
Objectives: 1) Discuss the various causes of syncope 2) Review a systematic diagnostic approach to help define prognosis 3) Review ECG patterns that may suggest a dangerous cause of syncope 4) Determine basic management strategies of common causes of syncope

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Beyond Beta Blockers: Modern-Day Management of PVCs
Objectives: 1) Review the range of symptoms and presentations of patients with frequent PVCs 2) Illustrate the importance of defining prognosis in these patients 3) Outline the therapeutic options to suppress or eliminate ventricular ectopy 4) Illustrate the role of ablative therapy in PVC management

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

Program Schedule





July 7, 2023

The Broadmoor Conference Center

Conference - Day 1

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:15 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

July 8, 2023

The Broadmoor Conference Center

Conference - Day 2

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

July 9, 2023

The Broadmoor Conference Center

Conference - Day 3

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM


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

The AAFP has reviewed Primary Care Update: Internal Medicine and Cardiology and deemed it acceptable for up to 12.00 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 07/07/2023 to 07/09/2023. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA/AAFP Equivalency:
AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.

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

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

Accommodations – Modern comfort meets timeless European luxury in The Broadmoor’s inviting collection of guest rooms. The premium accommodations have set the standard among Forbes Five Star resorts by seamlessly combining refined yet comfortable décor with sophisticated amenities for today’s discerning traveler.

  • Classic Guestrooms – $399 Per Room Per Night Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees
    • Located with central resort access, The Broadmoor’s Classic Rooms offer European-inspired décor brimming with timeless elegance. Enjoy cozy evenings on the overstuffed chairs surrounded by classical armoires, warm color schemes, and luxurious touches.
    • One king or two double beds available with rooms from 325-450 Sq. Ft.

Additional Lodging Information –

Resort Fee: A resort service charge, for MCE Attendees, of $39.00 per room plus tax per night includes:

• Wired and wireless high-speed internet access up to 4MB
• Local and toll-free calls up to one hour
• Online access to over 7,000 newspapers and magazines
• Unlimited access to our Fitness Center
• Two daily group fitness classes: Early Bird Aquatics and Broadmoor Bootcamp
• All incoming faxes
• Resort and activity shuttle service to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Starsmore Visitor and Nature Center, The Broadmoor World Arena, and The Broadmoor Seven Falls
• Complimentary Notary Services are available by appointment. Please dial “0” to arrange.
• Admission to movies and select matinees in The Little Theatre
• In-room hot beverage program: teas, coffee, hot chocolate
• Two bottles of water and ice delivered daily at turndown
• Art and History Tour: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 10:30 am
• Golf Clinic: Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 3:00 pm (Seasonal)
• Tennis Round Robins: Wednesdays and Saturdays at 4:00 pm (Summer); Fridays at 5:00 pm in the Tennis Bubble (Spring/Fall/Winter)
• One-hour use of paddle boats. (Seasonal)

(Amenities subject to change based on Resort’s policy)

Taxes: Room rates above are quoted exclusive of applicable lodging, city, and state taxes (currently 10.25% and a Public Improvement Fee (PIF) of 2.95%.)

Check-in/Check-out: Check-in is after 4:00 p.m. and Check-out is before 12:00 p.m.

Parking at The Broadmoor:

  • Valet Parking: The current overnight Valet Parking Fee for Hotel Guests is $35.00 per night. Subject to change.
  • Parking Garage: The current overnight Self-Parking Fee for Hotel Guests is $25.00 per night with full in and out privileges. Subject to change.

Lodging Deposit – The first night room and tax deposit is required at the time of booking. The deposit may be charged to MasterCard, Visa, American Express, or Discover credit cards and will be processed when the card number is given.

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 30, 2023 (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 canceled 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 number of registrations per conference.

Additional Travel Information

Airport Information:

  • The Colorado Springs Airport (COS) is approximately 9 miles/15 minutes from The Broadmoor
  • Denver International Airport (DIA) is approximately 75 miles/90 minutes from The Broadmoor

Airport Transportation 

Colorado Springs Airport (COS) please Click Here for Fly CO’s One-way shuttle Approximately $24

Denver International Airport (DIA) please Click Here for Fly Denver’s One-way shuttle (including Wi-Fi and bottled water) Approximately $95

Private sedans and SUV’s also available by reservation through The Broadmoor

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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