Pain Management and Pharmacology for Primary Care

Jul 05, 2024 – Jul 07, 2024

Walt Disney World - Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

This program includes 2.0 hours of content intended to meet the MATE Act requirements.

Stay at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa to discover why it is Disney World’s flagship hotel. The hotel’s red gable roofs, white clapboard siding, Victorian balustrades, and lush gardens are filled with canary palms and southern magnolias inspired by fabled Florida beach resorts of the 19th Century. Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa exudes a romantic Victorian ambiance and is a timeless gem. The resort is conveniently located on the monorail system next to the Magic Kingdom Park and Epcot. Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa offers impeccable service, complete with luxury spas and pools. No matter how you spend your time at Walt Disney World, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is a grand retreat.

(You can 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)
$ 999.00
Other Healthcare Professionals/Residents/Military MD
$ 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

Pain Management and Pharmacology for Primary Care – 12 Credits 

This program includes 2.0 hours of content intended to meet the Medication Access and Training Expansion (MATE) Act requirements for DEA license renewal.

Overview
This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Pain Management and Pharmacology 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 Pain Management and Pharmacology 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 Pain Management and Pharmacology.

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

Pain Management

Non-Opioid Pharmacologic Management of Chronic Pain
Objectives: 1) Discuss the neurobiology of chronic pain and how this relates to pharmacologic targets 2) Develop a data-driven and practical understanding of dosing, benefits, and side-effects of common non-opioid pharmacologic agents 3) Implement pharmacologic algorithms for treating common pain syndromes, such as acute back pain, fibromyalgia, and neuropathic pain

Opioids for Chronic and Cancer Pain: Rationale Prescribing
Objectives: 1) Become comfortable with practical aspects of chronic opioid therapy, including opioid selection, rotation, and side-effect management 2) Appreciate the nuances in titration for different pain syndromes 3) Review clinical pearls and strategies for managing chronic opioid therapy, as safely as possible 4) Discuss the use of opioids for cancer pain and how the approach differs from chronic non-cancer pain

Managing Pain in Geriatric Patient
Objectives: 1) Recognize the nuances in assessing pain in the elderly 2) Review the pharmacologic challenges in managing elderly patients 3) Identify the balance between pain control and iatrogenesis in the elderly population

Interventional Procedures for Spine Pain
Objectives: 1) Recognize the rationale and technical considerations of common minimally invasive interventions for spine-related pain, such as epidural steroid injections, radiofrequency lesioning, facet injections, sacroiliac injections, and spinal cord stimulation 2) Review the data behind the techniques by way of a data-driven literature review 3) Develop a systematic approach to identifying when patients may or may not benefit from interventional spine procedures

Managing Pain and Symptoms at the End-of-Life
Objectives: 1) Discuss the optimal measures to control pain at the end-of-life through case-based teaching 2) Manage common end-of-life clinical scenarios, such as dyspnea, delirium, and terminal secretions 3) Discuss how to become more empowered to be able to effectively guide emotional family members through the dying process

Challenging Pain Scenarios: An Interactive Case-Based Discussion
Objectives: 1) Develop a frame to systematically break down and analyze complex pain scenarios 2) Utilize the audience’s collective mind to develop practical strategies to address the various clinical complexities of the cases 3) Become more comfortable and empowered to handle such cases upon returning to the clinical practice

Pharmacology

Treatment Options for Type 2 Diabetes
Objectives: 1) Review the basic pharmacology of diabetic treatments, including mechanism of action, precautions and/or contraindications, and side-effect profile 2) Review newer medications for diabetes, and its place in therapy 3) Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each pharmacologic therapy 4) Evaluate a patient’s blood glucose control and determine the need for insulin therapy

Getting your Patient’s A1C to Goal
Objectives: 1) Discuss differences in diabetes management for older adults 2) Discuss the approach in selecting the most optimal diabetes treatment, based on patient specific parameters 3) Apply clinical practice guidelines for diabetes management

Meeting Goals Beyond A1C
Objectives: 1) Discuss the differences in diabetes management for special populations 2) Discuss novel approaches in treatment options 3) Improve adherence to medications and monitoring

Treatment Options for Depression
Objectives: 1) Review the basic pharmacology of antidepressants, including mechanism of action, precautions and/or contraindications, and side-effect profile 2) Review newer antidepressants and their place in therapy 3) Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each pharmacologic therapy

Selecting the Most Optimal Treatment Regimen for Your Patients with Depression
Objectives: 1) Outline the various treatment approaches in managing major depression 2) Discuss the approach in selecting the most optimal antidepressant, based on patient specific parameters 3) Discuss differences in depression management for older adults 4) Apply clinical practice guidelines for depression management

Treatment Options for Anxiety
Objectives: 1) Review the basic pharmacology of anxiolytics, including mechanism of action, precautions and/or contraindications, and side-effect profile 2) Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each pharmacologic therapy

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

July 5, 2024

Grand Floridian Conference Center

Conference - Day 1

Drinks and snacks for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 1:15 PM

1:30 PM - 5:50 PM

July 6, 2024

Grand Floridian Conference Center

Conference - Day 2

Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

July 7, 2024

Grand Floridian Conference Center

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 are based on availability at the time of request.

Accommodations and Amenities – Victorian elegance meets modern sophistication at this lavish Disney Resort hotel. Relax in the sumptuous lobby as the live orchestra plays ragtime, jazz, and popular Disney tunes. Unwind outdoors, indulge in a luxurious massage, and watch evening fireworks light up the sky over Cinderella Castle. Just one stop to Magic Kingdom Park on the complimentary Resort Monorail, this timeless Victorian-style marvel evokes Palm Beach’s golden era.

Amenities Include – 24-hour room service, high-speed Internet access, Satellite TV (includes Disney programming), Health Club Admission, Newspaper delivery, Coffeemaker, Refrigerator, Hairdryer, Iron and ironing board, Pack ‘n Play play yard (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. Amenities are subject to change by Hotel.

  • Standard Rooms – $319 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) All Rooms are 448 Square Feet. Bedding Options: Standard Rooms offer views of the Courtyard, Marina, or Pool areas. (View-based upon availability at the time of check-in). Choose between 2 Queen Beds and 1 Day Bed, 2 Queen Beds, 1 King Bed and 1 Day Bed, or 1 King Bed and 1 Double-Size Sleeper Sofa. Maximum Occupancy in the room is (5) guests.

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. Subject to change by Hotel.

Hotel Parking – Standard overnight self-parking is available to registered Guests and may incur 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 allotment agreement with the 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 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 June 2, 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 Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.

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.

Shuttle Fare – For more information or to book a reservation with Shuttle Fare, 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 on the following page. 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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