Primary Care Update: Family Medicine and Pharmacology

Jul 02, 2021 – Jul 04, 2021

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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

Primary Care Update: Family Medicine and Pharmacology – 12 Credits 

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

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

Family Medicine 

Anemia 
Objectives: 1) Develop a diagnostic strategy to ascertain the etiology of the anemia 2) Utilize the guidelines for diagnosing anemia in children and adults in terms of available testing 3) Develop a clinical approach to treating various anemias to include iron deficiency and “anemia of chronic disease” due to infections, inflammatory diseases, chronic kidney disease (CKD), malignancies, cytokines, interferons, tumor necrosis factor (TNF), etc. 4) Describe the role of consultants in the evaluation and management of anemia  

Obesity 
Objectives: 1) State the epidemiology of obesity in America and the health risks associated with obesity 2) Assess patients who are obese and determine if they are in need of treatment 3) Recommend and utilize the ACC/AHA/TOS Guidelines for the Management of Overweight and Obese Adults, including diet, exercise, medications, and bariatric surgery 4) Employ the Endocrinology Society Guidelines on Pharmacological Management of Obesity 

Recognition and Treatment of Depression 
Objectives: 1) Explain the incidence and prevalence of anxiety and depression 2) Evaluate patients with signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression in order to make an accurate diagnosis 3) Prescribe appropriate medications to treat these disorders  

Smoking Cessation
Objectives: 1) Recognize the role of smoking in disease etiology 2) Utilize techniques to enhance the patient’s ability to stop smoking 

Routine Adult Care
Objectives: 1) Determine which screening tests are indicated for particular patients, according to USPSTF guidelines 2) Order appropriate immunizations for adult patients

Improving Compliance
Objectives: 1) Use techniques that can better detect noncompliance in patients 2) Apply techniques that can be used to increase compliance in patients 

Thyroid Disease
Objectives: 1) Formulate a plan for the evaluation of a patient with presumed thyroid disease 2) Interpret common lab and imaging tests in the evaluation of a patient with thyroid disease 3) Select appropriate treatment modalities, both medical and surgical, for patients with thyroid disease, according to the American Thyroid Association Guidelines 

Pharmacology 

Hot Topics in Infectious Diseases: Shorter Durations of Therapy and IV to PO Conversion in Complicated Infections
Objectives: 1) Describe disease states for which shorter durations of therapy data are growing 2) Review data for which IV to PO conversion is growing for complicated infections 3) Apply learned data to cases likely to occur within clinical practice

They Aren’t Just for Diabetes Anymore: Update on the Role of SGLT2 Inhibitors
Objectives: 1) Discuss the growing evidence and role of SGLT2 inhibitors within diabetes patients 2) Discuss growing evidence of SGLT2 inhibitors within non-diabetes patients, including heart failure and chronic kidney disease 3) Apply evidence to cases presented where SGLT2 inhibitors may be appropriate

Too Many Penicillin Allergies! Overview, Assessment, and Action Plan for Success to De-Label 
Objectives: 1) Provider overview regarding detrimental outcomes of self-reported penicillin allergies 2) Analyze current literature supporting penicillin allergy assessment and intervention, resulting in de-labeling 3) Explore steps and practical measures to successfully de-label a penicillin allergy 

What a Headache! Clinical Review of Migraine Headaches with Corresponding Treatments
Objectives: 1) Briefly review risk factors, pathophysiology, and clinical presentation of migraine headaches 2) Describe various treatment and preventative strategies of migraine headaches 3) Illustrate appropriate treatments through patient cases 

Polypharmacy and the Elderly: Minimizing Untoward Effects Through Prudent Prescribing Pt 1 and Pt 2
Objectives: 1) Summarize factors leading to polypharmacy in the elderly 2) Define inappropriate medications for elderly patients 3) Describe tools to screen patients for polypharmacy 4) Describe best practices for limiting adverse drug events in “necessary” medications 5) Illustrate possible polypharmacy interventions using case studies   

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 2, 2021

Disney Grand Floridian Resort

Conference - Day 1

Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

July 3, 2021

Disney Grand Floridian Resort

Conference - Day 2

Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

July 4, 2021

Disney Grand Floridian Resort

Conference - Day 3

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 Primary Care Update: Family Medicine and Pharmacology and deemed it acceptable for up to 12.00 In-Person, Live (could include online) AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 07/02/2021 to 07/04/2021. 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

Lodging Reservations – To make your lodging reservation, please Click Here. If you need assistance please contact our office via email at info@mceconferences.com.

Accommodations -Stay at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa to discover why it is Disney World’s flagship hotel. The hotel’s red gable roofs, white clapboard siding, Victorian balustrades, and lush gardens are filled with canary palms and southern magnolias inspired by fabled Florida beach resorts of the 19th Century. Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa exudes a romantic Victorian ambiance and is a timeless gem. The resort is conveniently located on the monorail system next to the Magic Kingdom Park and Epcot. Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa offers impeccable service, complete with luxury spas and pools. No matter how you spend your time at Walt Disney World, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is a grand retreat.

(Find theme park information, conference attendee discounts, and ticket purchase links in the Additional Travel Information section below)

Amenities Include Complimentary airport shuttle, 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.

Rooms Include: 2 queen beds or one king bed, Dedicated work station, Complimentary Wi-Fi, Flat-screen TV, Wall safe, Coffee maker, Balcony or patio, Expansive pool, lake, garden views, and more, Luxury bath & body products

  • Standard Rooms – $315 Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)

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.

Lodging Deposit – A 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 agreement with the conference lodging venue:

  • Should an attendee cancel a reservation, a refund of the deposit and/or cancellation fees will be in accordance with Hotel 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.

Register & Book Your Lodging Early! The MCE reduced room rates will be available to registered attendees up until June 3, 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 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 Orlando International Airport (MCO) is located approximately 20 miles (about 30 minutes) from Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.

Airport Transportation – To make your airport transfer reservation, please click on the following links:

Disney Magical Express Shuttle – Disney’s Magical Express Transportation is their way of helping you reach your meeting destination stress-free and focused. Disney picks you up and takes you from Orlando International Airport to the Resort, while their “hands-free” luggage service delivers your bags from the plane directly to your room. Departing is also a breeze with an in-hotel boarding pass service and a return shuttle to the Orlando International Airport (MCO). To make your Magical Express Reservation, please Click Here

Taxi Fare – Estimated fare is approximately $47 each way.

Mears Transportation – Orlando’s Transportation Professionals since 1939. For more information or to book a reservation with Mears Transportation, please Click Here or call 407-422-2222.

Shuttlefare – For more information or to book a reservation with Shuttlefare, please Click Here or call 877-300-4826.

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.

Disney Park Tickets and More! – To purchase specially-priced Disneyworld® Resort Theme Park tickets, please Click Here. These special tickets are not available once you arrive at the Resort. Don’t delay! Prices are subject to change without notice.

My Disney Experience – To make the most of your upcoming Walt Disney World® Resort visit, let My Disney Experience be your guide to innovative online and mobile tools to help plan and share your upcoming visit. It gives you unprecedented control of your experience, making it easy to save time and enjoy your trip with friends, family, and colleagues. After purchasing your special Meeting/Convention Theme Park tickets, please Click Here.

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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