Pain Management and Geriatrics for Primary Care

Dec 04, 2020 – Dec 06, 2020

Florida Keys - Baker’s Cay Resort

Experience the natural beauty and carefree charm of Baker’s Cay Resort Key Largo. Nestled on 13 acres of lush grounds along the Florida Bay, the resort blends tropical fun and relaxation for a rejuvenating beach getaway. With indulgent resort facilities and beach activities, Baker’s Cay resort is a playground for all ages. Pamper yourself with Aveda treatments at the Greenhouse Salon or take a dip in the sparkling pools accented by waterfalls. Watersports await – parasailing, paddle boarding, jet skiing and more – and there’s always resort activities along the shore. With downtown Key Largo just a mere 3 miles away, the resort provides easy access to a wealth of adventures in tropical paradise.

Tuition

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Physician (MD/DO)
Early Bird Registration (through October 27, 2020)
$ 775.00
Military MD/Residents/Other Healthcare Professionals
Early Bird Registration (through October 27, 2020)
$ 675.00
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Lodging Reservations*

Tuition Discount Eligibility

MCE Cancellation Policy

Option 1 Option 2
Up to 90 days before conference date Refund - Less $50 processing fee Credit - 100%
Up to 30 days before conference date Refund - Less $100 processing fee Credit - Less $50 processing fee
Up to 7 days before conference date Refund - Less $250 processing fee Credit - Less $100 processing fee
Within 7 days of conference date No Refund Available Credit - Less $250 processing fee
  • 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

Pain Management and Geriatrics for Primary Care 

Overview
This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Pain Management and Geriatrics 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 Pain Management and Geriatrics for Primary Care with the goal of enhancing the knowledge base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program should improve attendees’ confidence in diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.

Target Audience
This activity is designed for primary care physicians and all healthcare professionals seeking clinical information about Pain Management and Geriatrics 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 and quicker 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 Geriatrics Patients
Objectives: 1) Appreciate the nuances to the assessment of pain in the elderly 2) Understand the pharmacologic challenges in managing elderly patients 3) Be able to better 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 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

Multimorbidity: Discussing Goals of Care and Challenging Decision Making
Objectives: 1) Illustrate the four principles of clinical ethics 2) Discuss principles of shared decision-making and challenges to achieving this 3) Define the “technological imperative” and how it applies to care of seriously ill patients 4) Interpret preferences regarding survival, quality of life, and costs to patients in determining optimal patient-centered outcomes

Opioids and Pain Management in the Seriously Ill
Objectives: 1) Discuss how pain management strategies may vary in seriously ill patients or those approaching end of life, versus chronic pain syndromes 2) Describe differences between dose, onset and duration of opioids based on drug, formulation, route administered and tolerance 3) List commonly encountered opioid side effects

Non-Malignant Pain Considerations and Safe Opioid Prescribing
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 familiar in pharmacologic algorithms for treating common pain syndromes such as acute back pain, fibromyalgia, and neuropathic pain 4) Develop a practical approach to opioid risk stratification and identification of opioid use disorder

Approaches to Early and Late-Stage Dementia Syndromes
Objectives: 1) Or Compare “cognitive impairment” and “dementia” and discuss the common trajectories of each 2) Interpret best evidence investigating the role of nutritional support in patients with dementia 3) Describe common prognostic scales for patients with dementia—including the Mitchell Mortality Index and the FAST Score

Polypharmacy and Pearls for non-Pain Symptom Management in the Elderly
Objectives: 1) Compare and contrast efficacy of antiemetics and how to select appropriate medication based on patient symptom profile 2) Interpret best evidence investigating the role of oxygen and opioids in treatment of dyspnea 3) Describe common management strategies for care of patients who are actively dying/receiving comfort cares only

Ethics in the Geriatric Primary Care Setting – A Case Based Interactive Approach
Objectives 1) Identify and differentiate the four prima facie principles of ethics 2) Describe the case analysis approach to ethical dilemmas in clinical practice 3) Identify and describe approaches to commonly-encountered ethical dilemmas in clinical practice

Program Schedule

Date

Location

Description

Time

December 4, 2020

Baker's Cay Conference Center

Conference - Day 1

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

December 5, 2020

Baker's Cay Conference Center

Conference - Day 2

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

December 6, 2020

Baker's Cay 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.

American Academy of Family Physicians – AAFP

This live activity has been reviewed and is 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 Healthcare professionals in other specialties need to verify with their licensing board the reciprocal credit agreement with the AAFP.

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

Lodging Reservations – To make your lodging reservation, please contact our office at 888-533-9031 or 858-566-1500 during MCE’s business hours.

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

Accommodations – Every room and suite at Baker’s Cay Resort Key Largo, Curio Collection by Hilton surrounds you with soothing comfort – a personal oasis with thoughtful amenities for a relaxing island getaway. Relax in a spacious, sun-filled guest room and breathe in the tropical breeze on your private balcony. Contemporary amenities include complimentary WiFi, a 50-inch HDTV, premium HD cable, a mini-refrigerator, coffeemaker, closets with drawer space, ample connectivity for all your devices, and locally sourced bath products.

  • One King Garden View Junior Suite – $185 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) – From this spacious suite, step out onto your private, expansive terrace and appreciate exclusive views of Key Largo?s tropical splendor. This suite offers a king-sized bed, separate living area with pull-out queen sleeper sofa, Illy self-serve coffee maker, and custom bath amenities with local Keez-Beez honey and citrus infusions, among other eco-conscious custom amenities.
  • One King Resort View Junior Suite – $200 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) – The expansive Resort View Junior Suite delivers 320 square-feet of luxurious accommodations, featuring a balcony with views over Key Largo?s lush tropical tree hammock. This suite has a king-sized bed, separate living area with queen sofa bed, Illy self-serve coffee maker, and custom bath amenities with local Keez-Beez honey and citrus infusions, among other eco-conscious custom amenities.
  • Two Queen Hammock View – $210 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) – Offering a spacious room with two queen beds, an outdoor terrace perfect for a calming morning breakfast with views of the resorts natural hardwood hammock trees. Enlighten the senses with Intelligent blends self serve coffee maker, and enjoy custom bath amenities by Lather with locally sourced Keez-Beez Honey and citrus infusions. Upgrade your morning brew with self serve Illy coffee for $10 more per night.
  • One King Waterfront View – $230 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) – Enjoy a stunning sunset and serene waters of the Florida Bay from the terrace of this stunning Waterfront room. Offering a pull out queen sleepers sofa, custom bath amenities with locally sourced Keez-Beez Honey and citrus infusions, Intelligent blends self serve coffee maker or kick start your morning with self serve Illy coffee for $10 more per night.
  • Two Queen Waterfront View – $230 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) – Enjoy breathtaking views of the serene turquoise waters of Florida Bay from the comforts of your terrace. Offering two queen beds, a reading nook, Intelligent blends self serve coffee maker, and custom bath amenities with locally sourced Keez-Beez Honey and citrus infusions. Upgrade your morning brew with self serve Illy coffee for $10 more per night.
  • One Bedroom Waterfront King Suite – $325 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) – The luxuriously appointed Premium One Bedroom Waterfront Suite offers a wraparound terrace with comfortable seating, ideal for an afternoon gathering as the sun sets over the Florida Bay. An expansive living and dining area deliver a wet bar and pull-out queen sleeper sofa, while the master bedroom offers a king-sized bed and spacious bathroom with glass-enclosed Roman tub and shower.

Additional Lodging Information:

  • Resort Fee – There will be a daily reduced Resort Charge for attendees booked within the MCE Conferences of $20.00 per room, per night (plus the 12.5% occupancy tax)
    • Unlimited access to in-room and Local/Toll Free 1-800 calls
    • Overnight Self-Parking
    • Unlimited Wireless Internet Access
    • 10% off Massage & Hair Salon Services at Greenhouse
    • Bicycle Rentals
    • Kayak Rentals
    • Paddle Board Rentals
    • Incoming and Outgoing Faxes
    • Receiving/Package Handling
    • Saturday Campfire & S’mores (weather permitting)
    • Beach Games (weather permitting)
    • Pool & Beach Lounge Chairs, Towels and Umbrellas
    • Fishing Poles and Bait (on Dock only)
  • Taxes & Fees – Currently, the sales tax rate is 7.5% and the hotel occupancy tax rate is 5%. Subject to change without notice.
  • Check-In & Check-Out – The Hotel’s check-in time is after 4:00 PM, and check-out time is 11:00 AM.

Parking – Overnight Self-Parking is included with the MCE discounted resort fee. Local and offsite attendees will also be provided complimentary parking to attend the conference on December 4, 5, & 6, 2020.

Lodging Deposit  – Individuals are required to guarantee their reservation with a valid credit card or 1 nights advance deposit to secure their room.

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 October 27, 2020 (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 

  • Miami International Airport (MIA) is approximately 64 miles away from Baker’s Cay Resort.
  • Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International (FLL) is approximately 91 miles away from Baker’s Cay Resort.
  • Key West International Airport (EYW) is approximately 95 miles away from Baker’s Cay Resort.

Airport Transportation – To make your airport transfer reservation, please see below:

  • Shuttle Service: Supershuttle offers shuttle service from the Miami International Airport and Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport. Please make your reservation at least one day in advance at http://www.supreshuttle.com:Super Shuttle: or call 1-800-258-3826.
  • Groundlink Private Car Service: Conference attendees will receive a 15% discount on airport transfer fares when they Click Here and enter the Promo Code: MCEREBATE when booking online, using the mobile app, or calling 877-546-6903. 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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