Women’s Health and Pain Management for Primary Care

Oct 06, 2023 – Oct 08, 2023

Walt Disney World - Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resort

This program includes 4.0 hours of content intended to meet the MATE Act requirements.

This New England-style Disney Deluxe Resort is located by the gentle waters of 25-acre Crescent Lake. Enjoy the white-sand beach, or soak in 3 quiet crystal pools and 7 spas scattered across the Resort’s grounds on your divine seaside holiday. Crescent Lake is the site of lively family activity—its’ surface dotted with rented watercraft and catch-and-release fishers. Discover a life-size shipwreck, pools, lagoons, and more at Stormalong Bay—a 3-acre water wonderland. Climb the mast and zip down one of the highest hotel waterslides at Walt Disney World Resort. Catch currents on an inner tube in the lazy river, unwind in one of 3 whirlpool spas and relax on the elevated tanning deck. Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resort is walking distance to Epcot and a convenient boat ride to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

(You can find theme park information, conference attendee discounts and ticket purchase links in the “Additional Travel Information” section below)

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MCE Cancellation Policy

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Up to 90 days before conference date Refund - Less $50 processing fee Credit - 100%
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  • 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 Pain Management for Primary Care – 12 Credits

This program includes 4.0 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 Women’s Health and Pain Management for Primary Care, 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 Pain Management for Primary Care 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 Women’s Health and Pain Management for Primary Care.

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

Friday, October 6

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Assessment of Low Back Pain
Objectives: 1) Discuss how multiple structures in the lumbar spine may serve as pain generators, including the disc, facet joint, myofascial, and ligamentous structures 2) Review, demonstrate, and practice basic physical exam techniques used for assessing spine-related pain conditions 3) Differentiate lumbar radiculopathy signs and symptoms from other causes of low back pain, including facet-mediated, soft tissue, and sacroiliac joint pain

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Management of Fibromyalgia
Objectives: 1) Become familiar with recent pathophysiology related to mechanisms of fibromyalgia 2) Understand recent clinical criteria for diagnosing fibromyalgia in a primary care setting 3) Identify a multidisciplinary approach that can be applied to patients with chronic widespread pain

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Contraception: Beyond Pills, Condoms, and Sterilization
Objectives: 1) Describe principles of patient selection regarding contraceptives 2) Discuss the indications and/or contraindications for various contraceptive methods 3) Appraise recommendations for use of long-acting reversible contraceptives 4) State the options and indications regarding methods of emergency contraception

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Management of Menopausal Symptoms
Objectives: 1) Review the diagnosis of menopause 2) Discuss the management of vasomotor instability 3) Prepare a treatment regimen for women with atrophic vaginitis 4) State the risks and benefits of treatment with estrogen containing compounds

Saturday, October 7

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Breast Disease and Cancer Screening
Objectives: 1) Educate patients on when to seek medical attention for abnormalities indicated by a palpable breast lump or mass 2) Appraise current clinical practice guidelines and recommendations on screening mammograms and MRI for breast cancer 3) Discuss recommendations and benefits of screening for BRCA mutations in clinical practice

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Choosing Wisely – First Doing No Harm!
Objectives: 1) Locate the online presence of the Choosing Wisely campaign 2) Explain the genesis of the Choosing Wisely campaign 3) Summarize key statements produced by the field of family medicine in the Choosing Wisely campaign 4) Recognize the practical aspects of using the Choosing Wisely campaign in educating patients about quaternary prevention

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Overview of Opioid Pharmacology, Assessment, and Management
Objectives: 1) Highlight pharmacologic differences between various opioids used for chronic pain management 2) Describe risk factors that may help to predict problematic opioid use, including addiction and misuse 3) Review validated screening tools used to help identify possible aberrant behaviors related to long-term opioid use 4) Understand and utilize Patient Provider Agreements (PPAs) and Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs), as a means of improved monitoring of patients using opioid products

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Rational Polypharmacy for Chronic Pain Management
Objectives: 1) Apply new pathophysiologic understanding to treating pain 2) Discuss mechanisms of action for the various muscle relaxers and anticonvulsants commonly used to treat various chronic pain states 3) Use case examples to better understand titration and adjustment of adjuvant analgesics

Sunday, October 8

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Individualized Pain Treatments Demystified
Objectives: 1) Devise a stepwise plan to de-escalate opioid therapy 2) Synthesize an approach to convert patients between adjunctive analgesics 3) Construct appropriate combinations of adjuvant analgesics for the patient with chronic pain

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Approaching Difficult Conversations about Chronic Pain
Objectives: 1) Discuss the best approach in addressing the patient who is resistant to change 2) Describe a strategy for treating patients with anxiety around pain therapy 3) Characterize patients with clear addiction 4) Manage patients who are angry or upset in the office 5) Discuss the approach to patients who have lost self-control

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Sexually Transmitted Infections: The New CDC Recommendations
Objectives: 1) Discuss the common clinical presentations for patients experiencing STIs 2) Demonstrate the contemporary use of testing to diagnose and treat STIs 3) Review major infections with identification of appropriate therapy 4) Summarize recommended behavioral counseling to reduce STIs in primary care and related settings

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Transgender Health Issues
Objectives: 1) Discuss the current trans nomenclature and terminology 2) Describe transgender health issues 3) Assess the potential complications and review the current monitoring of individuals on hormone 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

October 6, 2023

Disney Yacht & Beach Convention Center

Conference - Day 1

Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:15 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

October 7, 2023

Disney Yacht & Beach Convention Center

Conference - Day 2

Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

October 8, 2023

Disney Yacht & Beach Convention 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 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 Women’s Health and Pain Management for Primary Care and deemed it acceptable for up to 12.00 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 10/06/2023 to 10/08/2023. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA/AAFP Equivalency: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 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

We are currently past our cutoff date and sold out of group rooms with the property.

Please click here for nearby lodging options or call (407) 939-5277 to confirm if the Disney Yacht Club has remaining availability for you to book direct.

Accommodations – Bask in casual elegance while enjoying New England charm and family-friendly amenities. Relax in the inviting elegance of a plush lobby replete with nautical touches, explore the whimsical Stormalong Bay and rent a variety of watercraft from Bayside Marina. Here, little ones can rise and shine with a Disney Character Breakfast, have a blast at our playground, or make a splash in our kiddie pool. Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios are just minutes away. And for a night out, book in-room babysitting for the kids and a relaxing dinner or massage for yourselves.

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 (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.

Rooms Include: 2 queen beds or one king bed, a Dedicated work station, Complimentary Wi-Fi, Flat-screen TV, a Wall safe, a Coffee maker, a Balcony or patio, Expansive pool, lake, garden views, and more, Luxury bath & body products

  • Standard Rooms – $399 Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)

Bedding: Choose between 2 Queen beds or 1 King bed. Note: 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: Any additional persons 18 years and older are $35 extra per person per night.

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 Hotel’s Discretion.
  • Complimentary Self-parking will be provided during the hours of the meeting for all local and offsite 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 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 July 6, 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.

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! – Theme Park Ticket prices will increase on January 10th, 2023 at 3 PM EST. Book your theme park tickets now. 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 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.

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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