Women’s Health and Dermatology for Primary Care

Jun 21, 2024 – Jun 23, 2024

Longboat Key - Zota Beach Resort

Find your zen at Zota with resort accommodations overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Longboat Key’s charm offers waterfront golf, fine dining and luxury beaches. Its 12 miles of white sand make it a luxury Gulf Coast resort community. Enjoy the island’s championship golf course and tennis club, and its dining and shopping. Longboat Key brings you an elegant and scenic environment that offers the rare combination of breathtaking beaches and cultural activities – all within a relaxed and elegant lifestyle. The perfect destination for a getaway that is uniquely you. Zota Beach Resort is luxurious getaway on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. Newly reimagined as an elegant oasis, this Sarasota jewel features luxury accommodations, chic dining experiences, and beachside tranquility. Located just minutes away from the upscale shopping, entertainment, and culinary offerings of St. Armands Circle, your own quiet slice of sugary sand and soft waves is never far from the action.

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

Women’s Health and Dermatology 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 Women’s Health and Dermatology, 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 Women’s Health and Dermatology with the goal of enhancing the knowledge-base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program will help 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 Women’s Health and Dermatology.

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

Friday, June 21st

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Objectives: 1) Review common causes of abnormal uterine bleeding 2) Describe an appropriate workup of abnormal uterine bleeding 3) Identify which patients with abnormal uterine bleeding are at increased risk for malignancy

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM ~ BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Cervical Cancer Screening: Pap Smear Triage Update
Objective: 1) Discuss screening, triage, and treatment recommendations for cervical disease

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM ~ BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Psoriasis: Where We Have Been and What Is On the Horizon
Objectives: 1) Distinguish this common skin condition from look-alike skin conditions 2) Construct a treatment plan for your patients with psoriasis 3) Discuss the direction in which treatment of psoriasis is going

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM ~ BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Warts, Molluscum, and Other Viral Infections of the Skin 
Objectives: 1) Review the etiology and mechanisms of transmission of different kinds of warts 2) Describe the most effective treatment options for warts 3) Outline the approach to the treatment of difficult warts or of warts in difficult to treat locations 4) Discuss other viral infections of the skin and how they manifest

Saturday, June 22nd

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
A Tale of Two Common Skin Disorders: Acne and Rosacea
Objectives: 1) Discuss the pathogenesis of acne and rosacea 2) Outline treatment options for both acne and rosacea 3) Discuss and highlight the similarities and differences between acne and rosacea

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM ~ BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Leg Ulcers and Principles of Wound Management 
Objectives: 1) Differentiate between the different types of leg ulcers 2) Become familiar with the diagnostic tools available for workup of a leg ulcer 3) Educate patients on risk factors and preventative measures for leg ulcers 4) Compare the different treatment options, including standard versus advanced care options

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM ~ BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Breast Cancer Screening and Breast Density 
Objectives: 1) Review current guidelines for screening mammograms 2) Understand what is meant by breast density 3) Discuss mammographic breast density notification laws

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM ~ BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
OB/GYN Risk Management Case Studies
Objectives: 1) Review common causes of women’s health-related litigation 2) Determine best strategies to reduce the risk of litigation 3) Highlight the importance of documentation to reduce the risk of litigation

Sunday, June 23rd

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Uterine Fibroid Update
Objectives: 1) Describe the diagnosis and treatment of uterine fibroids 2) Discuss the efficacy and safety of uterine fibroid embolization 3) Discuss medications being studied for fibroid therapy

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM ~ BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Exercising in Pregnancy
Objectives: 1) Analyze maternal and fetal effects of exercise 2) Discuss recommendations for scuba diving and high-altitude exercise during pregnancy

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM ~ BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
There is a Fungus Among Us: Fungal and Yeast Infections of the Skin 
Objectives: 1) Distinguish cutaneous fungal and yeast infections from other infections of the skin 2) Review the potential comorbidities associated with cutaneous fungal and yeast infections 3) Determine the most appropriate treatment option for each patient

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM ~ BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
How to Approach the Patient with Alopecia 
Objectives: 1) Classify the different types of hair loss based on their presentation 2) Construct a diagnostic workup plan for patients who present with hair loss 3) Formulate a treatment plan for the more common types of hair loss – alopecia areata and androgenetic alopecia

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

June 21, 2024

Zota Ballroom

Conference - Day 1

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:15 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

June 22, 2024

Zota Ballroom

Conference - Day 2

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

June 23, 2024

Zota Ballroom

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 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
The AAFP has reviewed Women’s Health and Dermatology for Primary Care and deemed it acceptable for up to 12.00 Live AAFP Prescribed credit(s). Term of Approval is from 06/21/2024 to 06/23/2024. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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 Healthcare professionals in other specialties need to verify with their licensing board the reciprocal credit agreement with the AAFP.

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 has been reviewed and is 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. 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: These stylish accommodations invite you to get away from it all. Light-filled guest rooms and suites are designed with the Gulf Coast’s laidback elegance in mind. With spacious balconies and pristine views of the Gulf of Mexico, it’s a welcoming space to enjoy a romantic getaway, gathering, or family escape.

  • Escalara Building – Resort View $234 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) 380 ft2 Escalera Standard View Rooms include two plush queen beds or a plush king with luxe linens, a refrigerator, coffee maker, and coastal chic decor.
    Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time of request.
  • Escalara Building – Pool View $247 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) 380 ft2 Escalera Tower Pool View Rooms include two luxe queen beds or a plush king, a refrigerator, coffee maker, and welcoming coastal chic decor. Rooms look out onto our shimmering infinity-edge pool. Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time of request.
  • Premium Opal Building – Resort View $247 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) 440 ft2 Opal Tower Standard View Rooms include two luxe queen beds or a plush king bed with luxe linens, a refrigerator, coffee maker, a twin sleeper sofa, and coastal chic decor. Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time of request.
  • Premium Opal Building – Pool View $260 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) 440 ft2 Opal Tower Pool View Rooms include two luxe queen beds or a plush king bed with luxe linens, a twin sleeper sofa, a refrigerator, coffee maker, and welcoming coastal chic decor. Rooms look out onto our shimmering infinity-edge pool. Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time of request.
  • Premium Opal Building – Partial Gulf View $279 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) 440 ft2 Opal Tower Partial Gulf View Rooms include two luxe queen beds or a plush king bed with luxe linens, a refrigerator, coffee maker, and welcoming coastal chic decor. Rooms look out onto partial views of the glimmering Gulf of Mexico. Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time of request.
  • Premium Opal Building – Beach Front $312 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) 400 ft2 Opal Tower Beachfront rooms feature include two luxe queen beds or a plush king bed with luxe linens, a large bathroom with a walk-in shower, and a spacious private balcony overlooking Longboat Key and the glimmering Gulf of Mexico. Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time of request.

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

Additional Lodging Information: 
Resort Fee: Please note that the Zota Beach Resort will offer guests in the MCE room block a reduced Resort Fee of $20 taxable per room per night (originally $39) which includes: access to Valet Parking, Wi-Fi in guestrooms and meeting space, Gulf View Fitness Center, unlimited local and toll free calls, daily turndown service, in-room bottled water and coffee, pool towel service at the resort pool and hot tub, beach chairs for use on Hotel’s private beach, daily newspaper delivery, business center, concierge services, daily refreshments in the lobby, and much more. Subject to changes by Hotel. 
Taxes: There will also be a sales and occupancy tax added to the room rates and resort fee (currently 12%).
Additional Occupancy: Please be advised there may be a $30 per person per night fee added to any adults over the age of 18 beyond single or double occupancy.

Parking – Valet-parking is complimentary for MCE Conference Attendees.

Lodging Deposit – A Major Credit Card is used at the time of booking and a first-night room deposit to guarantee your reservation. Balance due to the hotel upon arrival.

Lodging Cancellations – Guests must cancel lodging reservations 7 days prior to the guest’s check-in date or the hotel will charge the credit card on file as a no show. 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 14, 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 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 nearest airport to Longboat Key is Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) Airport which is 6.7 miles away. Other nearby airports include St. Petersburg (PIE) (34.4 miles), Tampa (TPA) (40 miles), Ft. Myers (RSW) (83.2 miles), and Orlando (MCO) (109 miles).

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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