Primary Care Update: Dermatology, Psychiatry and Rheumatology

Nov 08, 2024 – Nov 10, 2024

Walt Disney World - Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Retreat to this ultra-modern Disney Resort hotel and discover award-winning dining, spectacular views, and dazzling pools. Whether you’re staying in the iconic A-frame Contemporary tower or the nearby Garden Wing, you can walk to Magic Kingdom main gate or catch the Resort Monorail as it breezes through the tower. Inside, a 90-foot-tall mural by Disney Legend Mary Blair—responsible for the distinct look and feel of the “it’s a small world” attraction—celebrates the Grand Canyon and the American Southwest.

(Find theme park information, conference attendee discounts, and ticket purchase links in the Additional Travel Information section below)

Tuition

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Physician (MD/DO)
Early Bird Registration (through August 8, 2024)
$ 899.00
Other Healthcare Professionals/Residents/Military MD
Early Bird Registration (through August 8, 2024)
$ 799.00
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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

Primary Care Update: Dermatology, Psychiatry and Rheumatology – 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, Psychiatry and Rheumatology, 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, Psychiatry and Rheumatology, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge-base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program will help you in 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, Psychiatry and Rheumatology.

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

Dermatology

An Algorithmic Approach to the Patient with a Rash
Objectives: 1) Discuss how to approach a patient with a rash 2) Review morphologic terminology 3) Determine how to use morphology to build a differential diagnosis and workup for a rash

Acne, Hyperhidrosis, and Disorders of Pigmentation
Objectives: 1) Review strategies for treating mild, moderate, and severe acne in teens and adults 2) Recognize and manage hidradenitis suppurativa, hyperhidrosis, and common problems of irregular pigmentation

Benign and Malignant Skin Lesions: Practical Tips for Primary Care
Objectives: 1) Review clinical presentations of common benign and malignant skin lesions 2) Discuss risk factors for skin cancer and when to refer patients to dermatology for skin checks 3) Review basic medical and surgical techniques for diagnosis and treatment 4) Review updates on sunscreen and vitamin D

Hair and Nails
Objectives: 1) Review common and uncommon causes of hair loss 2) Discuss the approach and workup of patients complaining of hair loss 3) Review common nail problems and nail signs of systemic disease

Psychiatry

Depression in Primary Care
Objectives: 1) How to diagnose depression and when to treat 2) What to choose and what to do if that doesn’t work 3) Decide when to refer to a psychiatrist

Collaborative Care Models of Mental Health in the Primary Care Setting
Objectives: 1) Understand the current challenges in the mental health care system and its impact on primary care 2) Define collaborative mental health care 3) Review examples of effective implementation and utilization strategies for integrated collaborative care models

Burnout and Well-Being: Where Are We at?
Objectives: 1) Define these terms and their relevance to the practice of modern medicine 2) Understand the evidence-based data surrounding these terms 3) Discuss what you can do to optimize your own wellness as a physician and primary care provider

Psycho-Oncology: Managing Mental Health in Cancer and Survivorship
Objectives: 1) Describe how psychiatric symptoms affect the outcomes of cancer patients 2) Discuss treatment options for depression, anxiety, and other commonly occurring mental health and quality of life concerns in the oncology population 3) Understand the relationship between the brain and body in the cancer setting

Rheumatology

Clinical and Laboratory Approach to Rheumatic Diseases
Objectives: 1) Construct an approach to the evaluation of patients with rheumatic diseases 2) Understand patterns of clinical and laboratory features of rheumatic diseases

Clinical Aspects and Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Objectives: 1) Discuss the articular and extra-articular manifestations of rheumatoid arthritis 2) Discuss the 2021 American College of Rheumatology guidelines regarding use of DMARDs and biologic agents

Crystal Arthropathies
Objectives: 1) Apply principles of the 2020 American College of Rheumatology guidelines in the evaluation and treatment of gout 2) Outline the clinical manifestations of calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate disease (CPPD)

Rheumatology Potpourri: Interactive Case Presentations
Objectives: 1) Apply the principles from previous lectures to case presentations 2) Recognize some of the clinical manifestations of rheumatic diseases in a case-based presentation

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

November 8, 2024

Disney's Contemporary Resort

Conference - Day 1

Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:15 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

November 9, 2024

Disney's Contemporary Resort

Conference - Day 2

Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

November 10, 2024

Disney's Contemporary Resort

Conference - Day 3

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 make your lodging reservation, please Click Here. 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 – Retreat to this ultra-modern Disney Resort hotel and discover award-winning dining, spectacular views, and dazzling pools. Whether you’re staying in the iconic A-frame Contemporary tower or the nearby Garden Wing, you can walk to the Magic Kingdom’s main gate or catch the Resort Monorail as it breezes through the tower. Inside, a 90-foot-tall mural by Disney Legend Mary Blair—responsible for the distinct look and feel of the “it’s a small world” attraction—celebrates the Grand Canyon and the American Southwest.

Amenities Include 24-hour room service, high-speed Internet access, Satellite TV (includes Disney programming), Health Club Admission, Coffeemaker, Refrigerator, Hairdryer, Iron and ironing board, Pack ‘n Play (full-size crib is available upon request), In-room wall safe, Robes, and Laundry facilities/services, nighttime water parade, and access to the pools. Note: Rooms are Non-Smoking. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available. Subject to change.

  • Standard Rooms – $409 Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) Rooms Include 2 queen beds or one king bed, a Dedicated work station, Complimentary Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, a Wall safe, a Coffee maker, a Balcony or patio, Expansive pool, lake, garden views, and more, Luxury bath & body products. Most rooms also have a day bed. (Bed type based upon availability at time of check-in.)

Additional Lodging Information –

  • Taxes: The Group Room Rates are subject to applicable sales and resort taxes, currently 12½%. There will be no mandatory resort or other fee levied on the sleeping rooms in addition to the Group Room Rate plus applicable taxes (unless required by law).
  • Additional Adult Charge: Guest room rates are quoted as single or double occupancy. The charge for additional guests beyond double occupancy is $35.00 plus applicable tax per guest per night for adults 18 years and older.
  • Occupancy: Maximum room occupancy is (5) guests.

Hotel Parking – Standard overnight self-parking is available to registered Guests for a fee that will be applied to their hotel folio upon check-out. All parking fees include applicable tax and are subject to change.

  • Currently self-parking for overnight guests at Walt Disney World Resorts is complimentary; (previously $25 per night). with Valet parking rates available for $33 per night. All parking fees are subject to change based on the Hotel’s Discretion.
  • Complimentary self-parking will be provided during the hours of the meeting for all local and off-site MCE Attendees.

Lodging Deposit – A 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 agreement with the conference lodging venue:

  • Should an attendee cancel a reservation, a refund of the deposit and/or cancellation fees will be in accordance with the Hotel’s general policy at that time (currently a refund is given if an individual’s reservation is
    canceled at least five days before arrival).
  • No-shows and early departures are considered cancellations: 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 October 13, 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 for 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 who 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 Orlando International Airport (MCO) is located approximately 20 miles (about 30 minutes) from Disney’s Contemporary Resort.

Airport Transportation – To make your airport transfer reservation, please click on the following links:

Taxi Fare – Estimated fare is approximately $47 each way.

Mears Transportation – Orlando’s Transportation Professionals since 1939. For more information or to book a reservation with Mears Transportation, please Click Here or call 407-422-2222.

Shuttlefare – For more information or to book a reservation with Shuttlefare, please Click Here or call 877-300-4826.

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 a Group Discount.

Disney Park Tickets and More! – To purchase specially-priced Disneyworld® Resort Theme Park tickets, please Click Here. These special tickets are not available once you arrive at the Resort. Don’t delay! Prices are subject to change without notice.

My Disney Experience – To make the most of your upcoming Walt Disney World® Resort visit, let My Disney Experience be your guide to innovative online and mobile tools to help plan and share your upcoming visit. It gives you unprecedented control of your experience, making it easy to save time and enjoy your trip with friends, family, and colleagues.

Things To Do Before You Arrive:

  • Create a My Disney Experience HERE. See app details below. The My Disney Experience app allows for contactless check-in and other great features.
  • Check-in Online: To limit physical contact during your stay, it is important to use online check-in and enjoy the ease of going directly to your room upon arrival. Visit your My Disney Experience account to link your resort reservation and set up online check-in.

My Disney Experience App Is Your Key to It All: For more details, CLICK HERE.

To stay up-to-date during your visit, it is important to download and set up the My Disney Experience app on your phone. This multifunction app offers a variety of tools designed to make your stay easier. You’ll use it to minimize physical contact during your visit and enjoy the ease of services such as:

  • Contactless Resort Check-in with Direct-to-Room Service: Bypass the front desk and head straight to your guest room using the Online Check-In feature. Your smartphone can be used as your room key!
  • Mobile Order Service for Dining: A time-saving feature of the My Disney Experience app, mobile order service enables you to order ahead at select dining locations and pick up food during a designated arrival window.
  • Scannable Codes for Select Restaurant Menus: While at a table-service restaurant, you can scan a code to access the digital menu.
  • Dining Experiences: For current dining options, please CLICK HERE. Prior to your visit, please check that your home address is current on your My Disney Experience account.

Park Reservations – Disney Park Pass System:

To help manage the Park’s capacity, Disney is introducing the Disney Park Pass service, a new Theme Park reservation system. In order to make your Theme Park reservations, you will need a My Disney Experiences account and valid Theme Park admission linked to it. Then, simply log into your account and select the dates and Theme Parks you wish to visit. To enter a Theme Park, both a reservation and valid admission for the same Park on the same date are required. Please note that reservations are limited in capacity, subject to availability, and are not guaranteed until confirmed. To learn more, CLICK HERE.

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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