Pain Management and Dermatology for Primary Care
Feb 18, 2023 – Feb 20, 2023
Walt Disney World - Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resort
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 Club Resort is walking distance to Epcot and a convenient boat ride to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
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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 Dermatology for Primary Care – 12 Credits
This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Pain Management 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 Pain Management and Dermatology, 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.
All Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about issues in Pain Management and Dermatology.
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
Non-Opioid Pharmacologic Management of Chronic Pain
Objectives: 1) Understand 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) Become versed in 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 for titration for different pain syndromes 3) Learn 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 Patients
Objectives: 1) Appreciate the nuances in assessing pain in the elderly 2) Understand the pharmacologic challenges in managing elderly patients 3) Be able to find the balance between pain control and iatrogenesis in the elderly population
Interventional Procedures for Spine Pain
Objectives: 1) Understand 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) Appreciate 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) Understand the optimal measures to control pain at the end-of-life through case-based teaching 2) Better manage common end-of-life clinical scenarios, such as dyspnea, delirium, and terminal secretions 3) Become more empowered in how to emotionally guide 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 return to the participant’s clinical practice
An Algorithmic Approach to the Patient with a Rash
Objectives: 1) Discuss how to approach a patient with a rash 2) Review morphologic terminology 3) Understand how to use morphology to build a differential diagnosis and work-up for a rash
Objectives: 1) Review morphology and diagnosis of common viral, bacterial, fungal and parasitic skin infections 2) Discuss management strategies for common infections — tinea, herpes, staph and others 3) Update on COVID-19 Related Skin issues
Acne, Hyperhidrosis, and Disorders of Pigmentation
Objectives: 1) Review strategies for treating mild, moderate, and severe acne in teens and adults 2) Recognize and manage hidradenitis suppurativa, hyperhidrosis, and common problems of irregular pigmentation
Eczema and Psoriasis
Objectives: 1) Recognize classic eczema and psoriasis morphology, as well as more unusual presentations 2) Differentiate atopic dermatitis from other eczema subtypes 3) Review basic management for flares, maintenance, and the therapeutic ladder for difficult cases 4) Understand risk of comorbidities and when to refer to dermatology
Benign and Malignant Skin Lesions: Practical Tips for Primary Care
Objectives: 1) Review clinical presentations of common benign and malignant skin lesions 2) Discuss risk factors for skin cancer and when to refer patients to dermatology for skin checks 3) Understand basic medical and surgical techniques for diagnosis and treatment 4) Updates on sunscreen and vitamin D
Hair and Nails
Objectives: 1) Review common and uncommon causes of hair loss 2) Discuss how to approach and work-up patients complaining of hair loss 3) Review common nail problems and nail signs of systemic disease
Please Note: Content is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the activity website for the most current information.
February 18, 2023
Disney's Yacht Club Resort
Conference - Day 1
Breakfast for Registered Attendees
Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM
7:30 AM - 11:50 AM
February 19, 2023
Disney's Yacht Club Resort
Conference - Day 2
Breakfast for Registered Attendees
7:30 AM - 11:50 AM
February 20, 2023
Disney's Yacht Club Resort
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 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
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.
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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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.
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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 is $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.
- Current Self-parking rates are $25 per night. Current Valet parking rates are also available for $33 per night.
- 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.
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- 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.
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- We allow a maximum of 2 room reservations per registered attendee, based on availability and rates at the time of booking.
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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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