Emergency Medicine for Primary Care

Jul 09, 2021 – Jul 11, 2021

Hilton Head - Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort

Hilton Head Island, the largest of the barrier islands off the coast of South Carolina, offers breathtaking ocean views, palm-lined fairways, sun-warmed beaches, endless sporting opportunities, gourmet dining, and exclusive shopping. The island is known for being within a half-day’s drive of Atlanta, GA, Orlando, FL, Raleigh, NC, and Charlotte, NC. Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort offers stunning sugar sand beaches, and as part of the prestigious Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort community, they offer access to an 11-mile lagoon system with bike trails, tennis courts and three championship golf courses. Paired with sparkling pools and delicious dining. You will be captivated by this perfect getaway.

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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 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 Medicine, 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 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 Emergency Medicine.

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

Deadly Headache Disorders You Can’t Miss!
Objectives: 1) Discuss the clinical presentation of select deadly headache disorders, including carbon monoxide, subarachnoid hemorrhage, subdural hemorrhage, and meningitis 2) Identify pitfalls in the diagnosis of select headache disorders 3) Describe current evidence-based treatment of catastrophic causes of headache

Orthopedic Emergencies for the Primary Care Physician
Objectives: 1) Identify pitfalls in the diagnosis of patients with a septic joint 2) List critical features from the history and physical exam in patients with compartment syndrome 3) Discuss the latest evidence-based treatment of patients presenting with “fight bite” and high-pressure injection injuries

Catastrophic Causes of Neck and Back Pain
Objectives: 1) Identify concerning features from the history and physical exam in patients with a life-threatening cause of neck and/or back pain 2) Discuss pitfalls in the diagnosis of patients with vertebral artery dissection 3) Discuss pitfalls in the diagnosis of spinal epidural abscesses 4) State the indications for emergent imaging in patients presenting with acute neck and/or back pain

Modern Management of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Objectives: 1) Identify the signs and symptoms of mild traumatic brain injury 2) Discuss the management of patients with mild traumatic brain injury 3) List the indications for return to work or school for patients with traumatic brain injury

Unsuspected Killers in Primary Care
Objectives: 1) Identify multiple patient presentations where innocuous appearing complaints hide life-threatening pathology 2) Describe historical factors to assist in identifying these diseases 3) Outline a treatment strategy for each condition

Bringing Medicine Back to the Patient: A Primer on Patient-Centered Communication
Objectives: 1) Describe the principles of patient-centered communication 2) Outline three specific skill sets to help providers be more patient-centered 3) Provide specific “verbiology” to use when speaking to patients to help focus the encounter on them

Severe Hypertension: Does This Patient Need to Go to the ER?
Objectives: 1) Distinguish between the patient with true hypertensive emergency and the patient with severe asymptomatic hypertension 2) Discuss the pitfalls of acutely and aggressively lowering chronic hypertension 3) Appraise the literature (or lack thereof) with respect to approaching severe hypertension

How to Kill with Just Your Prescription Pad – Dangerous Drug Combinations!
Objectives: 1) Recognize commonly encountered deadly drug combinations 2) Highlight the dangerous nature of some commonly utilized medications

Is Your Office Ready for an Emergency?
Objectives: 1) Describe common emergency equipment that offices may wish to consider having available 2) Outline a rapid response plan for offices in the case of emergencies 3) Review the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) 4) Highlight important changes in the latest American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

A “Weekend Warrior” Is in Your Office – Dealing with Musculoskeletal Injuries
Objectives: 1) Discuss the most commonly encountered extremity injuries and their office management 2) Highlight emergent conditions that require immediate evaluation 3) Identify and mitigate potential sources of litigation

Eye Emergencies for the Non-Ophthalmologist
Objectives: 1) Enable the provider to recognize the true eye emergencies 2) Describe a thoughtful and systematic approach to common eye complaints 3) Highlight conditions that need further emergent evaluation

The Eyes Don’t See What the Mind Doesn’t Know!
Objectives: 1) Identify patients at risk for elder abuse and neglect 2) Describe useful screening tools in the recognition of elder abuse 3) List resources for patients, and families, who are victims of elder abuse

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

July 9, 2021

Palmetto Ballroom

Conference - Day 1

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 PM EDT

July 10, 2021

Palmetto Ballroom

Conference - Day 2

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 PM EDT

July 11, 2021

Palmetto Ballroom

Conference - Day 3

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 PM EDT

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 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 07/09/2021 to 07/11/2021. 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.

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 a few rooms available, however this is not guaranteed. Please email info@mceconferences.com to check availability of these final rooms.

If no rooms remain available, pleaseCLICK HERE for nearby lodging options or call(843) 842-8000 to confirm if the Omni Amelia Island Resort has remaining availability for you to book direct.

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

Accommodations and Amenities – Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort offers you the finest — and largest — luxury rooms and suites on Hilton Head Island. Enjoy modern amenities, breathtaking views and tropical décor during an unforgettable stay in South Carolina. and separate dining areas as well as private balconies with beautiful views.

Rooms Feature: Non-smoking guest rooms, Private balconies, Luxurious bedding with multiple pillows and light, coastal beach décor, Extra pillows and blankets (upon request), Feather pillows available (upon request), Ceiling fans, Mini kitchen with refrigerator and microwave, Coffee maker, Dual vanities in bath Hair dryer, Iron and ironing board, In-room safe, Work desk, WiFi Internet service – included in Resort Service Charge, Individual climate control, 42” HD television with cable channels, On-demand movies available, Phones with voicemail.

  • Deluxe Resort View – $309 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) – The Resort View Studio Suites offer more than 530 square feet and are the largest resort accommodations available on Hilton Head Island. Enjoy the views from the balcony of lush landscaped grounds, moss-draped oak and palmetto trees. These luxurious Studio Suites are designed to maximize the resort’s unique oceanfront character.
    • Bedding Options: 2 Queens or 1 King (King rooms include a full size “L” shape sleeper sofa.)
    • Room Features: Mini kitchen with dining table, coffee maker, microwave and mini-refrigerator. 50 inch HD television and radio with MP3 hookup. Private Balcony – 80 sq ft. Ceiling fan. In-room safe.
  • Courtyard View $349 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) -The Courtyard View Studio Suites offer more than 530 square feet and are the largest resort accommodations available on Hilton Head Island. This Studio Suite includes a private balcony with views of the tropical grounds, gardens and fire pits.
    • Bedding Options: 2 Queens or 1 King (King rooms include a full size “L” shape sleeper sofa.)
    • Room Features: Mini kitchen with dining table, coffee maker, microwave and mini-refrigerator. 50 inch HD television and radio with MP3 hookup. Private Balcony – 80 sq ft. Ceiling fan. In-room safe.
  • Premier Ocean View$399 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) – The Ocean view Studio Suites offer more than 530 square feet and are the largest resort accommodations available on Hilton Head Island. This Studio Suite includes a private balcony with angled views of the Atlantic Ocean.
    • Bedding Options: 2 Queens or 1 King (King rooms include a full size “L” shape sleeper sofa.)
    • Room Features: Mini kitchen with dining table, coffee maker, microwave and mini-refrigerator. 50 inch HD television and radio with MP3 hookup. Private Balcony – 80 sq ft. Ceiling fan. In-room safe.

Resort Fee and Amenities – In addition to the rates set forth above, a Resort Services Charge is charged in the amount of $25.00 per night plus sales tax (currently 11%). The Resort Services Charge provides all group attendees the following amenities:

WiFi in the guest rooms and throughout the hotel, Courtesy guest shuttle covering a 3-mile radius which covers all of Palmetto Dunes Beach, Golf and Tennis facilities and Shelter Cove Towne Center & Marina for additional shopping, water sports, dining and entertainment options. Access to a 24-hour state-of-the-art Fitness center. Fitness Kit available upon request. Self-parking. Access to 3 oceanfront pools including our zero entry resort pool, family pool with splash zone and our adults only tranquility pool. In-room Keurig with coffee and tea. Sleep Kits available upon request. USA Today and Local newspapers delivered to room upon request. Local and toll free calls. Courtesy Bottled water at bell stand. Omni Kids Crew Amenity – Includes milk & cookies arrival amenity. Membership to Select Guest & Discovery Loyalty Program for additional stay benefits – See Loyalty Ambassador upon check-in. Access to family friendly courtyard games including ping pong, cornhole, beach volleyball and life size chess / checkers. Access to seasonal resort activities-dive in movies, pool fitness classes, beach yoga, etc. Access to seasonal kids’ activities. Poolside live entertainment-seasonal

Additional Lodging Information –

  • Check-in and Check-out: Check-in is after 4:00 PM and Check-out is before 11:00 AM
  • Additional Occupancy Fee: There will be a charge of $20.00 each for third and fourth persons (18 years and older) sharing a room.
  • Taxes: The Group Room Rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes, fees and assessments, currently 11% and are subject to change without notice.

Parking – The current self-parking rate is included in the daily Resort Services Charge of $25.00 per night, and the current overnight valet rate is $18.00.

Lodging Deposit – 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 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 May 31, 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 Omni Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa is located approximately 45 miles away from the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) and 6 miles from Hilton Head Island Airport (HHH) ideal for private aviation.

Airport Transportation – Taxi and Car Service: MCE Conferences recommends taking a taxi or car service such as Lyft or Uber to get from the airport to the hotel. Follow signs at the airport for ground transportation and taxi service. Taxi fare or Car Services from The Hilton Head Island Airport (HHH) Airport to the Omni Resort is approximately $10 – $20 (1-4 persons) one-way. Taxi fare or Car Service from Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) to the Omni Resort is approximately $85 – 95 (1-4 persons) one-way.

Please Note: In order to receive 15% off both portions of your Groundlink trip, guests will need to book each way separately.

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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