Dermatology and Neurology for Primary Care

Jul 28, 2023 – Jul 30, 2023

Cape Cod - Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club

Cape Cod is rich with recreation, from the artistic to the adventurous. Named as one of the top ten spots in the world for whale watching and water activities, including paddle boarding, kayaking, fishing and windsurfing. The region is also ranked among the ten most popular destinations in the U.S. for beaches and golf. They have world-class bike paths, scenic hiking trails, and some of the best shopping around. The Cape and Islands also have been named one of the top 25 arts destinations in the country for their wealth of galleries, art studios, and museums. Come explore! With their seemingly endless coastline, their stunning natural beauty is on full display when hiking their well-maintained nature trails, winding through wooded conservation lands and along cranberry bogs and salt marshes. Description Credited to Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce. 

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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

Dermatology and Neurology for Primary Care – 12 Credits

Overview

This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Dermatology and Neurology 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 Dermatology and Neurology 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 Dermatology and Neurology.

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, July 28

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Confessions of a Mostly Happy Doctor: Managing Clinical Burnout
Objectives: 1) Review current literature regarding physician burnout 2) Incorporate strategies to reduce clerical burdens of EMR 3) Adopt strategies for successful patient experience surveys 4) Apply techniques for managing functional symptoms in the office 5) Improve efficiency of clinical practice

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Acute Stroke and TIA: Prevention and Intervention
Objectives: 1) Identify risk factors and apply prevention strategies 2) Apply the CHA2DS2-VASc Score to assess risk of stroke with atrial fibrillation and guide treatment plan 3) Discuss the use of thrombectomy, thrombolytics, aspirin, clopidogrel, dipyridamole, warfarin versus novel anticoagulants, carotid endarterectomy, and stenting

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Psoriasis: Where We Have Been and What Is on the Horizon
Objectives: 1) Distinguish this common skin condition from look-alike skin conditions 2) Construct a treatment plan for your patients with psoriasis 3) Discuss the direction in which treatment of psoriasis is going

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Warts, Molluscum, and Other Viral Infections of the Skin
Objectives: 1) Review the etiology and mechanisms of transmission of different kinds of warts 2) Describe the most effective treatment options for warts 3) Outline the approach to the treatment of difficult warts or of warts in difficult to treat locations 4) Discuss other viral infections of the skin and how they manifest

Saturday, July 29

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
A Tale of Two Common Skin Disorders: Acne and Rosacea
Objectives: 1) Discuss the pathogenesis of acne and rosacea 2) Outline treatment options for both acne and rosacea 3) Discuss and highlight the similarities and differences between acne and rosacea

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Leg Ulcers and Principles of Wound Management
Objectives: 1) Differentiate between the different types of leg ulcers 2) Become familiar with the diagnostic tools available for workup of a leg ulcer 3) Educate patients on risk factors and preventative measures for leg ulcers 4) Compare the different treatment options, including standard versus advanced care options

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Migraine and Chronic Daily Headache
Objectives: 1) Differentiate between the five sub-types of chronic daily headaches 2) Appraise the pathophysiology of headache and migraine 3) Develop a plan for appropriate medication for intractable headache 4) Effectively manage medication overuse for headaches in daily practice

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Concussion and Sports: A Guide for Primary Care
Objectives: 1) Describe the pathophysiology and, using evidence-based medicine, review the emergency treatment of concussion 2) Apply an evidence-based medicine approach to decisions regarding imaging after minor head trauma 3) Demonstrate use of currently recommended management approaches for assessment, follow-up, and return to play

Sunday, July 30

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Peripheral Neuropathy and Neuropathic Pain Management
Objectives: 1) Define the spectrum of neuropathic signs, symptoms, and causes 2) Develop an approach to bedside examination 3) Discuss the mechanism of neuropathic pain 4) Apply effective therapies

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
An Approach to the Dizzy Patient
Objectives: 1) Identify the common presentations of dizziness 2) Assess the pathophysiology of vertigo and nystagmus 3) Apply bedside techniques to distinguish dizziness subtypes and identify dangerous causes 4) Utilize potentially curative treatment for benign positional vertigo

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
There is a Fungus Among Us: Fungal and Yeast Infections of the Skin
Objectives: 1) Distinguish cutaneous fungal and yeast infections from other infections of the skin 2) Review the potential comorbidities associated with cutaneous fungal and yeast infections 3) Determine the most appropriate treatment option for each patient

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
How to Approach the Patient with Alopecia
Objectives: 1) Classify the different types of hair loss based on their presentation 2) Construct a diagnostic workup plan for patients who present with hair loss 3) Formulate a treatment plan for the more common types of hair loss – alopecia areata and androgenetic alopecia

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

July 28, 2023

Mansion Ballroom

Conference - Day 1

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:15 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

July 29, 2023

Mansion Ballroom

Conference - Day 2

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

July 30, 2023

Mansion Ballroom

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 Dermatology and Neurology for Primary Care and deemed it acceptable for up to 12.00 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 07/28/2023 to 07/30/2023. 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

Lodging Reservations – Please call the Ocean’s Edge Resort & Golf Club reservations team at (774) 323-6191 and reference MCE Conferences to book your lodging within the group block at the discounted rate. The negotiated weeknight group rate will be made available to extend (3) days prior to and (3) three days after the program based on room type availability and pending hotel occupancy at time of booking is below 80% for night(s) extended.

If you need assistance, please contact our office via email at info@mceconferences.com.

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

Accommodations: Centrally located in Brewster, the Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club offers these family-oriented Villages Villas to put you in the heart of their sprawling property. Golf, tennis, beauty services, restaurants, and more are mere footsteps away from your Cape Cod villa, giving you unparalleled choice with unbeatable ease. Please note that Arbor and Britterige Villas at The Villages do not have access to a private beach.

  • Room Amenities Included In Group Villas Below: 
    • Full-Sized Kitchenette with Stovetop, Microwave, and Refrigerator
    • Washer and Dryer
    • Two 40-Inch LCD TVs
    • Complimentary WiFi
    • Private Balcony or Patio
  • Arbor One-Bedroom Villa Weeknights at $399, with Fri & Saturday at $419, Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) – 750 sq. ft. (4 Guests) Village Grounds – Location matters; and with easy access to the Ocean Edge Golf Club, Linx Tavern, Arbor Pool, and Shark Bah, this villa has that covered. These villas offer a bedroom plus a living space with a full pull-out sofa.
  • Britterige Lower Level One Bedroom Villa Weeknights at $455, with Fri & Saturday at $475, Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) – 750 sq. ft. (4 Guests) Village Grounds – Lovely tile floors stretch throughout this lower-level residence. Follow them to a walkout patio, and spend the day at ease. These villas are recently renovated suites offering a queen bedroom plus a living space with a full pull-out sofa.
  • Britterige One-Bedroom Villa Weeknights at $475, with Fri & Saturday at $495, Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) – 750 sq. ft. (4 Guests) Village Grounds – Situated just off the Cape Cod Bike and Rail Trail, this one-bedroom residence features a kitchenette, ample living and dining space, and a patio or balcony. These villas are recently renovated suites offering a queen bedroom plus a living space with a full pull-out sofa.

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

Additional Lodging Information: 
Resort Fee: All Villages (Britterige, Arbor, Endicott, & Edinborough) guestrooms are subject to a daily resort service fee of $25.00 per bedroom, per night, plus tax. This fee is not a tip or gratuity but instead covers wireless internet in guestrooms and meeting spaces, parking, use of the Bayside Fitness Center, pools, towel service, local phone calls, in-room coffee makers and resort shuttle service in-season (May 1 – Oct 31). Taxes and food and beverage charges are additional.
Taxes: Accommodations are subject to local and state tax currently; State Occupancy Tax of 5.7%, Local Tax of 6%, Water Protection Trust Fund Tax of 2.75%.
Check-in/Check-out: Guest accommodations will be available at 4:00 PM on arrival day and reserved until 11:00 AM on departure day. Any attendee wishing special consideration for late checkout should inquire at the front desk on the day of departure.

Parking – Parking is included complimentary with paid Resort Fee for MCE Conference Attendees. Parking will be offered to local and offsite clients on a complimentary basis during conference days for hours of the conference only.

Lodging Deposit – One night Room Rate, Resort Fee and Tax charged at time of booking. Final Payment charged 14 days prior to arrival.

Lodging Cancellations – Cancel within 14 days, forfeit stay. Individual cancellations and/or individual reductions in length of stay made within 14-days of arrival will be charged full room, tax and resort service fee. Cancellations made within 14 days of arrival will forfeit the full stay. Cancellations made 15 days or more before arrival will be refunded their deposit less a $25/bedroom + tax cancellation fee.

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 June 20, 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 best major airports to book flights to if you’re travelling to Cape Cod are Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) and Theodore Francis Green Airport (PVD) in Providence, Rhode Island. Both are within driving distance of the islands, between 70 and 80 mi away.

There you can rent a car or take the scenic route to Cape Cod aboard the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority’s CapeFLYER passenger train.

We highly recommend a car rental for this destination as group villas are located throughout several miles of resort property and will require transportation to the Ocean Edge Mansion each day if you wish to participate in-person.

CapeFLYER: Getting to the Cape has never been so easy! Starting Memorial Day weekend, the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority operates the new seasonal CapeFLYER weekend train service from Boston to Cape Cod (just $35 round trip). Amenities include onboard concessions, free Wi-Fi, wheelchair accessibility and passengers can bring their bikes at no charge. There will be many transportation connections available to your final destination after arriving on Cape, including buses, car rentals, taxis and ferry and air service to the Islands.  Schedules and pricing are available on their website, please Click Here.

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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