Emergency Medicine and Endocrinology for Primary Care

Aug 13, 2021 – Aug 15, 2021

Florida Keys - Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel

Key West, the southernmost point in the United States, is famous for water sports, lively nightlife, beaches, historic sites and its pastel, conch-style architecture. Duval Street, one of the most energetic strips of shops, bars and cafes anywhere, offers Sloppy Joe’s bar, a favorite Key West hangout of novelist Ernest Hemingway. The Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel is one of the highest rated Key West hotels in the Florida Keys now with a 16 slip Marina with water-sports rentals, overnight dockage with dock and dine. This Marriott resort hotel is set on seven lush acres with a tanning beach and waterfront pool for hotel guests. During your stay you’ll be located in the ideal location for your Key West vacation with easy access to arts and entertainment throughout Key West. Florida Keys recreation, enjoy golf at the Key West Golf Club, spa services, scuba, snorkeling, sailing, jet skiing, kayaking, and hiking the nature trails. You also get the hotel’s complementary downtown shuttle to experience everything Key West has to offer.

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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

Emergency Medicine and Endocrinology for Primary Care – 12 Credits 

Overview
This conference is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Emergency and Endocrinology 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 Emergency Medicine and Endocrinology 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 and updates in Emergency Medicine and Endocrinology.

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 and quicker during a 20-minute office visit.

Topics and Objectives

Emergency Medicine 

Killer EKGs: Subtle EKG Findings You Don’t Want to Miss
Objectives: 1) Recognize potentially life-threatening conduction abnormalities 2) Identify serious causes of syncope on the EKG 3) Decide which EKG needs emergent referral

The Answer is Right in Front of You! Visual Diagnoses of the Eyes and Skin
Objectives: 1) Discuss cases of potentially dangerous rashes 2) Recognize the rashes that need emergent intervention 3) Understand the causes of floaters and flashers 4) Develop an approach to monocular visual loss

Update on Appendicitis
Objectives: 1) Develop an approach to diagnosing appendicitis through case presentations 2) Understand the role of imaging in appendicitis 3) Discuss challenging presentations in extremes of age

Masquerade Party: Systemic Causes of Abdominal Pain
Objectives: 1) Develop a diagnostic approach to undifferentiated abdominal pain 2) Expand your differential to include unusual systemic causes 3) Understand the role of the lab as a clue to unusual systemic causes

Waiting for the Ambulance: Office 911
Objectives: 1) Review recent ACLS guidelines 2) Discuss the management of severe anaphylaxis 3) Understand ways to manage the compromised airway until EMS arrives 4) Understand the current therapy for CVA

Physician Wellness: Heal Thyself
Objectives: 1) Develop a personal strategy for wellness 2) Recognize and manage the difficult patient 3) Bring joy back into your practice

Endocrinology

Using Insulin Effectively in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
Objectives: 1) Determine when and how to start insulin in Type 2 diabetes 2) Discuss individualizing insulin regimens in Type 1 diabetes 3) Discuss the use of inexpensive insulin regimens to maximize glucose control and prevent hypoglycemia when patients cannot afford expensive preparations

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) Discuss the role of oral agents and GLP-1 receptor agonists for therapy of patients with Type 2 diabetes, cardiac disease, and renal disease 3) Discuss use of aspirin for primary prevention of heart disease

Managing Common Metabolic Bone Diseases
Objectives: 1) Discuss osteoporosis 2) Discuss DEXA for diagnosis 3) Discuss when to treat, how to treat, and how long to treat 4) Discuss what is new 5) How to diagnose and treat osteomalacia 6) How to treat and determine the cause of hyperparathyroidism

Obesity: How to Help Your Patients Lose Weight
Objective: 1) Discuss the selection of food and exercise plans, medications, and implementation of behavioral change

Solving Pesky Endocrine Problems
Objectives: 1) Discuss adrenal insufficiency — primary vs secondary 2) Discuss what to do regarding high prolactin 3) Discuss adrenal masses – should they come out 4) Recognize when endocrine signs point to eating disorders 5) Discuss treating the older male with hypogonadism

New Guidelines for the Management of Thyroid Disease
Objectives: 1) Discuss biotin — friend or foe 2) Discuss hypothyroidism in pregnancy 3) Discuss what is the normal TSH in people over 70 4) Discuss when to treat subclinical thyroid disease 5) Review the symptomatic patient with normal thyroid function tests

Program Schedule

Date

Location

Description

Time

August 13, 2021

Marriott Key West Conference Center

Conference - Day 1

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

August 14, 2021

Marriott Key West Conference Center

Conference - Day 2

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

August 15, 2021

Marriott Key West Conference Center

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 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 Emergency Medicine and Endocrinology for Primary Care and deemed it acceptable for up to 12.00 In-Person, Live (could include online) AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 08/13/2021 to 08/15/2021. 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.

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.

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 group reservation cutoff date with the property. We may have some rooms available, however this is not guaranteed. Please email info@mceconferences.com to check availability of these final rooms.

If no rooms remain available, please click here for nearby lodging options or call (305) 296-8100 to confirm if the Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel has remaining availability for you to book direct.

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

Accommodations – The accommodations at Beachside are simply the finest that Key West has to offer. Spacious, impeccably appointed living areas included in the suites ensure that even the most demanding traveler will feel perfectly at home. The luxury suites feature a full kitchen, dining room, double sinks in each bathroom and a marble Jacuzzi tub in the master. Some rooms offer a spiral staircase leading to the beach, pool or a private sundeck. Whether you choose an ocean, pool or garden view, your accommodations will be second to none. Every room at the Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel is an oasis of luxury, convenience and sheer beauty like no other on the island. The attention to detail that has gone into the décor, furnishings and accessories is rare among beach side resorts, yet consistent with Marriott standards around the world. Amenities include complimentary high-speed Internet, LCD flat-panel TV’s, and complimentary local and long distance phone calls.

All one and two bedroom luxury suites now with sofa sleepers.

General Room Amenities include: Air conditioning Alarm clock Bottled water: Complimentary Coffee maker/tea service Crib/Play Yard Individual climate control Iron and ironing board Luxurious bedding – down comforters, custom duvets, cotton-rich linens Mini fridge Pillows: foam Pull-out sofa bed Safe Bathroom Amenities Bathrobe Bathroom amenities Hair dryer Separate tub and shower Room Entertainment Cable channel: CNN Cable channel: ESPN Cable channel: HBO Cable/satellite TV Color TV Plug In Panel Kitchen Amenities Conventional oven Dishwasher Microwave oven Pots, pans, serving dishes Refrigerator Refrigerator with icemaker Silverware Stove Table and chairs Toaster Business Amenities Electrical outlet: desk level Phone feature: cordless Phone feature: voice mail

  • Standard King Room – $179 Per Room Per Night Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees
    283 square feet, all king guest rooms come with a comfortable king bed, marble bathroom, shower/tub combination, robe, mini refrigerator, and are air-conditioned, non-smoking.Maximum Occupancy: 2, Rollaway beds not permitted, Cribs permitted: 1
  • One Bedroom Suite Resort View – $259 Per Room Per Night Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees
    957 square feet, king bed, sofa bed, living room, dining room, gourmet kitchen with sub zero refrigerator freezer, large balcony and 1 ½ bathrooms with resort view. Bathroom features include a marble bathroom, bathtub and shower separate, whirlpool master bath that fits two, double vanities, and 2 robes. Kitchen features include a fully equipped kitchen, refrigerator, stovetop, oven, microwave, dishwasher, dish cleaning supplies, silverware, pots, pans, and serving dishes, and dishes & glasses.Maximum Occupancy: 4, 1 King & Sofa bed, Rollaway beds not permitted, Cribs permitted: 1, Maximum cribs/rollaway beds permitted: 1
  • One Bedroom Suite Ocean View – $299 Per Room Per Night Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees
    957 square feet, king bed, sofa bed, living room, dining room, gourmet kitchen with sub zero refrigerator freezer, large balcony and 1 ½ bathrooms with ocean view. Bathroom features include a marble bathroom, bathtub and shower separate, whirlpool master bath that fits two, double vanities, and 2 robes. Kitchen features include a fully equipped kitchen, refrigerator, stovetop, oven, microwave, dishwasher, dish cleaning supplies, silverware, pots, pans, and serving dishes, and dishes & glasses.Maximum Occupancy: 4, 1 King & Sofa bed, Rollaway beds not permitted, Cribs permitted: 1, Maximum cribs/rollaway beds permitted: 1
  • Two Bedroom Suite – $359 Per Room Per Night Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees
    1357 Sq Ft two king beds, sofa bed, living room, dinning room, gourmet kitchen, large balcony, 2 baths, resort views. Bathroom features include marble bathroom, bathtub and shower separate, whirlpool master bath that fits two, double vanities, and 4 robes. Kitchen features include a fully equipped kitchen, refrigerator, stovetop, oven, microwave, dishwasher, dish cleaning supplies, silverware, pots, pans, and serving dishes, and dishes & glasses.Maximum Occupancy: 6, Bedroom 1: 1 King & Bedroom 2: 1 King & Sofa bed, Rollaway beds not permitted, Cribs not permitted

Additional Lodging Information:

Resort Fees: Waived for MCE Conference attendees booked within the group block.
Taxes and Fees: Hotel’s room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 12.5%) in effect at the time of check-out.
Check-in/ Check out Times:Check-in is at 4:00 PM and Check-out is at 11:00 AM.

Parking – Overnight Self-Parking will be offered complimentary for MCE Conference attendees staying on site and for offsite clients during conference hours.
Electric car charging stations: 3, For a fee
Valet parking, fee currently: 29.50 USD daily

Lodging Deposit – All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. Balance due to the hotel upon arrival.

Lodging Cancellations – Terms and conditions as per MCE’s room allotment agreement with 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 July 5, 2021 (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 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 cancelled 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 amount of registrations per conference.

Additional Travel Information

Airport Information – The Key West International Airport (EYW) is located approximately .8 miles from the Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel. The Miami International Airport (MIA) is located approximately 150 miles from the Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel.

Airport Transportation –
Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel provides complimentary Airport shuttle service to and from the Key West International Airport (EYW) (based on request) Mon-Sun: 08:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Shuttle Phone: +1 305 296 8100
Estimated taxi fare to and from the Key West International Airport (EYW): $18 USD (one way)
Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel does NOT provide complimentary Airport shuttle service for the Miami International Airport (MIA)
Estimated taxi fare to and from the Miami International Airport (MIA): $300 USD (one way)
Estimated bus service fee to and from the Miami International Airport (MIA): $95 USD (one way)

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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