Primary Care Update: Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology and Women’s Health
Jul 01, 2023 – Jul 03, 2023
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Overview & Agenda
Primary Care Update: Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology and Women’s Health – 12 Credits
This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology and Women’s Health, 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 Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology and Women’s Health, 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.
All Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about issues in Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology and Women’s Health.
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
Management of Hypertension: Don’t Just Do Something, Stand There
Objectives: 1) Differentiate between markedly elevated blood pressures and hypertensive emergencies 2) Discuss the management of markedly elevated blood pressure 3) Identify the pitfalls of overly aggressive treatment of elevated blood pressure
ENT for the Non-Otolaryngologist
Objectives: 1) Identify the red flag symptoms and signs of a sore throat which portend serious pathology 2) Discuss the key articles from the ENT literature that pertain to the care of patients in the primary care setting
Atrial Fibrillation in the Office
Objectives: 1) Identify stable atrial fibrillation and its management in the office 2) Apply risk stratification tools to determine which patients with atrial fibrillation need anticoagulation 3) Know the initial interventions necessary for the management of an unstable atrial fibrillation patient
You Got This! Primary Care Procedures
Objectives: 1) Demonstrate a stepwise approach to common office procedures using materials commonly found in the primary care environment 2) Recognize when specialty consultation is needed for a minor procedure
Disorders of Calcium, Vitamin D, and Phosphorus Metabolism: Diagnosis and Therapy
Objectives: 1) Discuss the regulation of calcium, vitamin D and phosphorus metabolism 2) Review the common causes of hypercalcemia and hypocalcemia diagnosis and therapy 3) Be able to differentiate between primary and secondary hyperparathyroidism 4) Discuss vitamin D deficiency causes and therapy 5) Understand the causes and management of high and low phosphorus
New Guidelines for the Management of Thyroid Disease
Objectives: 1) Discuss biotin — friend or foe 2) Understand hypothyroidism in pregnancy 3) Determine what is the normal TSH in people over 70 4) Recognize when to treat subclinical thyroid disease 5) Review the symptomatic patient with normal thyroid function tests
Type 2 Diabetes: Choosing Medications for Your Patients with Complications
Objectives: 1) Discuss how to determine the A1C goal for older patients and those with complications 2) Determine the role of oral agents and GLP-1 receptor agonists for therapy of patients with Type 2 diabetes, cardiac, and renal disease
Solving Pesky Endocrine Problems
Objectives: 1) Discuss adrenal insufficiency — primary vs secondary 2) Discuss what to do regarding high prolactin 3) Adrenal masses – should they come out 4) Recognize when endocrine signs point to eating disorders 5) Discuss the types of hyperparathyroidism
Objectives: 1) Describe the role of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) in family planning 2) Discuss risks, benefits and counseling guidelines for long-acting methods 3) Discuss optimal prescribing of combination contraceptives, such as the pill, patch, and ring 4) Identify the available options for emergency contraception, including the benefits and limitations
Menopausal Hormone Therapy 2023
Objectives:1) Discuss data on the cardiovascular risks and benefits of MHT, generated after the initial publication from the Women’s Health Initiative 2) Summarize current evidence regarding the effect of MHT on breast cancer risk 3) Identify current best practices for prescribing MHT
Evolving Guidelines for Pap and HPV Testing
Objectives: 1) Describe the natural history of HPV infection and how it relates to current screening recommendations for cervical neoplasia 2) Identify current guidelines for frequency of Pap testing 3) Describe the role of HPV testing in detecting cervical neoplasia
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Simplified
Objectives:1) Describe the proposed pathophysiology of polycystic ovary syndrome 2) Identify management options for the gynecologic consequences of polycystic ovary syndrome, such as irregular menses, hirsutism, and infertility 3) Identify management options for the metabolic effects of polycystic ovary syndrome
Please note: Content is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the activity website for the most current information.
July 1, 2023
Grand Floridian Conference Center
Conference - Day 1
Breakfast for Registered Attendees
Check-In Opens at 7:15 AM
7:30 AM - 11:50 AM
July 2, 2023
Grand Floridian Conference Center
Conference - Day 2
Breakfast for Registered Attendees
7:30 AM - 11:50 AM
July 3, 2023
Grand Floridian Conference Center
Conference - Day 3
Breakfast for Registered Attendees
7:30 AM - 11:50 AM
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.
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.
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.
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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 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 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 June 2, 2023 (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.
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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 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.
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