Dermatology and Infectious Diseases for Primary Care

Feb 20, 2025 – Feb 22, 2025

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Tuition

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Early Bird Registration Fee
(early bird rate available until December 20, 2024)
$ 899.00
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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

Dermatology 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 Dermatology 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 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 about issues in Dermatology 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.

Schedule

Thursday, February 20th

Urinary Tract Infections
Objectives: 1) Discuss how to use diagnostic algorithms and diagnose different urinary tract infection syndromes 2) Become familiar with management guidelines for UTI and asymptomatic bacteriuria 3) Review evaluation and management of challenging UTI cases, including UTI with community and healthcare-associated multidrug-resistant organisms

Infectious Gastroenteritis Syndromes and Foodborne Illnesses 
Objectives: 1) Review the epidemiology of gastroenteritis in adults 2) Discuss the differential diagnosis, evaluation, and management of infectious diarrhea in adults 3) Counsel patients about food-borne illness and how to prevent them

Lotions, Potions and Pills: How to Get the Most Out of Dermatologic Treatments
Objectives: 1) Review frequently used vehicles 2) Discuss management of dry skin 3) Become familiar with different topical agents 4) Review systemic medications used for dermatological diseases

Updates in Eczema and Psoriasis
Objectives: 1) Review common forms and new treatments for eczema 2) Review common forms and new treatments for psoriasis

Friday, February 21st

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Acne
Objectives: 1) Manage the patient with acne vulgaris 2) Review the clinical presentation and management of acne rosacea 3) Recognize acne, rashes, and folliculitis

Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers
Objectives: 1) Recognize and manage nonmelanoma skin cancers and premalignant lesions 2) Review what is new in nonmelanoma skin cancers

Community-Acquired Respiratory Infections in Adults with an Emphasis on Pneumonia 
Objectives: 1) Recognize when to prescribe antibiotics for adults with respiratory infections 2) Become familiar with risk assessment and treatment algorithms for community-acquired pneumonia in adults 3) Become familiar with non-culture diagnostic tests for pneumonia, and when to use them

May I Run Something by You? Infectious Disease Curbsides and Images: A Case-Based Discussion 
Objectives: 1) Discuss common ID questions from PCPs that are not addressed by other topics 2) Determine endocarditis prophylaxis recommendations 3) Review diagnosis and treatment of latent TB infection 4) Classify images of common and exotic ID conditions

Saturday, February 22nd

HIV Update for Primary Care Providers 
Objectives: 1) Review the current epidemiology of HIV infection in the US 2) Discuss HIV prevention recommendations for PCPs, including pre-exposure prophylaxis 3) Review HIV testing and their interpretation 4) Discuss antiretroviral therapy drugs and drug interactions relevant to the PCP

Viral Hepatitis A-E with an Emphasis on C 
Objectives: 1) Review acute and chronic viral hepatitis syndromes and when to screen for them 2) Interpret laboratory testing for hepatitis B and C 3) Review recent advances and challenges in treatment of chronic hepatitis B and C

Melanoma and Moles
Objectives: 1) Differentiate benign versus suspicious nevi 2) Recognize the clinical presentations of melanoma 3) Learn about the surgical and medical treatments of melanoma

Cosmetic Dermatology
Objectives: 1) Review the uses of botulinum toxin and its complications 2) Review the indications and complications of fillers and acid peels 3) Understand the physics of lasers and laser treatment 4) Review body dysmorphic syndrome

Please 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

February 20, 2025

Viewline Resort Conference Center

Conference - Day 1

Snacks & Beverages for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 2:45 PM

2:00 PM - 6:20 PM

February 21, 2025

Viewline Resort Conference Center

Conference - Day 2

Snacks & Beverages for Registered Attendees

2:00 PM - 6:20 PM

February 22, 2025

Viewline Resort Conference Center

Conference - Day 3

Snacks & Beverages for Registered Attendees

2:00 PM - 6:20 PM

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 CME 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 (LINK COMING SOON!). If you need assistance, please contact our office at 

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

Accommodations -Spacious and soothing, this Snowmass hotel suites blend rustic charm and modern luxury Each of the Snowmass hotel rooms and suites boast views of the Village and mountain peaks Perks like humidifiers, mini-fridges, in-room dining, and Wi-Fi will make you feel at home Stay refreshed while in Snowmass in your spa-inspired shower, complete with signature bath amenities Book a Mountain Front Snowmass hotel suite for amenities and direct access to the Ski Area Rest in the accommodation in Snowmass Village with custom bedding, lounge seating and premium linens.

Bedding Options:

  • Classic King Room $529.00 per room per night plus applicable taxes and fees The Classic King Guest Rooms are 375-square foot idyllic retreats, accommodating up to three guests. Featuring a cozy, home away from home feel and 1960s-inspired retro flair, they provide a relaxing, restful environment to come back to after a full day of connecting with the beauty and spirit of the majestic mountains.
  • Classic Queen/Queen Room $529.00 per room per night plus applicable taxes and fees Welcome to your idyllic home away from home. The Classic Queen Guest Rooms are cozy, 375-square foot getaways for up to four guests. Featuring a vintage 1960s motif and a serene ambiance, these newly-reimaged rooms offer a welcoming retreat after a long day spent exploring all Viewline Resort Snowmass and Snowmass Village have to offer.

Amenitites:
55″ Samsung Smart TV
Air Conditioning
Humidifier
Luxe Bedding & Linens
Signature Bath Amenities
Mini Refrigerator
Coffee Maker with Coffee and Condiments
Blow Dryer
Iron & Ironing Board
Complimentary WiFi Modem in Room
Electronic Safe

Additional Lodging Information:

Resort Service Charge: A discounted nightly resort charge of $40.00 per room, per night (Currently: $50.00 per room per night) (12.8% tax excluded) includes guestroom internet, one self-parking space, local and 800 calls, ski/bike valet (Winter: equipment storage with heated boot storage and personalized assistance in themorning and afternoon / Summer: bike storage and washing, chain lube and adjustments, tire inflation), scheduled shuttle service to andfrom Aspen/Snowmass Airport (ASE), local on-demand shuttle service to Buttermilk, access to fitnesscenter, pool, and hot tubs,.Resortamenities are subject to change.Hotel agrees to lower the Resort Service Charge for the Group to $40.00 per room per night plustaxes
Taxes: Room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 12.8%) in effect at the time of check. Subject to change. 
Check-in time is 4:00 PM and Check-out time is at 11:00 AM
Parking – There is one self-parking space included per room booked with payment of the nightly resort fee

Lodging Deposit – All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. A credit card is required to hold each guest’s reservation.A deposit equal to the full value of the reservation will be charged 30 days prior to arrival. Such credit card shall serve to confirm the reservation for the dates indicated and may be used as the Guest’s method of payment.There is no cancellation liability if cancellation is received by Hotel at least 30 days or more prior to arrival and a cancellation number is obtained. Cancellations or modifications resulting in a shorter length of stay, made within 30 days of arrival will be subject to full forfeiture of room and tax charge.

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 January 17, 2024 (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 and Transportation:

Aspen-Pitkin County Airport (ASE)
Distance to Viewline Resort Snowmass: 8 miles/12 kilometers east (about a 15-minute drive).

  • ASE offers complimentary airport shuttle service Monday – Sunday, 6:00 am – 11:00 pm.
  • Reservations are required; call +1 970 923-8200 to book.
  • Private car service on request: $60 USD.
  • Estimated one-way taxi fare: $60 USD.

Eagle County Airport (EGE)
Distance to Viewline Resort Snowmass: 70 miles/112 kilometers north (about 1 hour and 25-minute drive)

  • This airport does not provide a shuttle service.
  • Private transportation can be arranged by contacting our concierge

Denver International Airport (DEN)
Distance to Viewline Resort Snowmass: 220 miles/354 kilometers east (about a 4-hour drive)

Driving Directions From Denver International Airport (DEN):

    • From Denver International Airport, follow signs for I-70, West.
    • Follow I-70 West to exit 116 in Glenwood Springs.
    • Follow signs for Route 82, drive south/east for approximately 45 miles.
    • Turn right at Brush Creek Road, following signs to the Snowmass Mall area.
    • Approximately 6 miles up Brush Creek, turn right onto Upper Carriage Way, turn left onto Elbert Lane.
    • Viewline Resort Snowmass is located at end of Elbert Lane.

Private Transfers and Shuttles:

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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