Dermatology and Geriatrics for Primary Care

Mar 24, 2024 – Mar 26, 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.

Now offering 24 Hours of CME at our back-to-back MCE programs at the Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa over the March 24th – March 30, 2024 week. Receive $100-200 in savings on your CME registration costs in addition to Past Attendee and Attending With Another discount opportunities when registering for both events.

To register for both events and save CLICK HERE.

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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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 Geriatrics 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 Dermatology and Geriatrics, 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 Geriatrics 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 Geriatrics.

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

Sunday, March 24

7:30 AM – 8:30 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

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 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

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Multimorbidity: Discussing Goals of Care and the Challenging Decisions
Objectives: 1) Illustrate the four principles of clinical ethics 2) Discuss principles of shared decision-making and the challenges to achieving this 3) Define the “technological imperative” and how it applies in the care of seriously ill patients 4) Interpret preferences regarding survival, quality of life, and cost to patients for optimal patient-centered outcomes

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Opioids and Pain Management in the Seriously Ill
Objectives: 1) Discuss how pain management strategies may vary in seriously ill patients, those approaching end-of-life, or those with chronic pain syndromes 2) Describe differences between dose, onset and duration of opioids based on drug formulation, route administered and tolerance 3) List commonly encountered opioid side-effects

Monday, March 25

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:
Polypharmacy and Pearls for Non-Pain Symptom Management in the Elderly
Objectives: 1) Compare and contrast efficacy of antiemetics and how to select appropriate medication based on patient symptom profile 2) Interpret evidence of the role of oxygen and opioids in treatment of dyspnea 3) Describe common management strategies for the care of patients who are actively dying and/or receiving comfort cares

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Non-Malignant Pain Considerations and Safe Opioid Prescribing
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) Review pharmacologic algorithms for treating common pain syndromes, such as acute back pain, fibromyalgia, and neuropathic pain 4) Develop a practical approach to opioid risk stratification and identification of opioid use disorder

Tuesday, March 26

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Approaches to Early- and Late-Stage Dementia Syndromes
Objectives: 1) Compare cognitive impairment and dementia, and discuss the common trajectories of each 2) Interpret the best evidence in investigating the role of nutritional support in patients with dementia 3) Describe common prognostic scales for patients with dementia, including the Mitchell Mortality Index and the FAST score

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Delirium and Depression in the Elderly
Objectives: 1) Become familiar with the diagnosis of major depression and its epidemiology in older adults 2) Discuss two quick office-based screening tools 3) Review evidence-based pharmacological and nonpharmacological management strategies 4) Differentiate depression from dementia and delirium

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, such as 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

March 24, 2024

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort

Conference - Day 1

Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:15 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

March 25, 2024

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort

Conference - Day 2

Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

March 26, 2024

Disney's Grand Floridian 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 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 Dermatology and Geriatrics for Primary Care and deemed it acceptable for up to 12.00 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 03/24/2024 to 03/26/2024. 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

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 are based on availability at the time of request.

Accommodations – 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.

  • Standard Rooms – $414 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.

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.

  • 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 offsite MCE Attendees.

All parking fees include applicable tax and are subject to change.

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 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 February 20, 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 Orlando International Airport (MCO) is located approximately 20 miles (about 30 minutes) from Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.

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 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 direct 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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