Primary Care Update: Adult Dermatology and Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Nov 04, 2022 – Nov 06, 2022

Florida Keys - Playa Largo Resort & Spa

Key Largo is the first of the fabulous Florida Keys and is the self-proclaimed Dive Capital of the World. It is home to the world’s largest artificial reef, the 510-foot USS Spiegel Grove, the John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park and the African Queen. Everglades National Park is just a short trip away from Key Largo. Diving, snorkeling and glass-bottom boating in the clear waters of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary are fantastic experiences. Watersport activities in Key Largo are plentiful, including fishing, kayaking and swimming with the dolphins. Or, just relax with a tropical beverage and watch the beautiful sunsets.

Located in Key Largo, FL, Playa Largo Resort & Spa is ideally situated along 14.5 acres of secluded beachfront property. This hotel places you near many of the top local attractions, such as Theatre of the Sea, Dolphins Plus Bayside and John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park. Enjoy a vast array of outdoor activities, including watersports, eco-tours, diving, snorkeling and fishing. Indulge in delicious cuisine and cocktails at the resort’s restaurants and bars. The Ocean Spa offers a wide selection of healing treatments and wellness services to provide a relaxing getaway.


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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: Adult Dermatology and Pediatric Infectious Diseases – 12 Credits 

This conference is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Adult Dermatology and Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 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 Adult Dermatology and Pediatric Infectious Diseases 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 Adult Dermatology and Pediatric Infectious Diseases.

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, November 4

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
COVID-19: Where Are We and Where Are We Going?
Objectives: 1) Discuss current epidemiologic trends in COVID-19 disease 2) Plan appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic interventions for suspected COVID-19 3) Identify appropriate vaccination strategies for COVID-19

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:05 AM:
What’s New in Pneumonia? [30 min]
Objectives: 1) Identify optimal antibiotic choices for pneumonia in the office setting 2) Plan an optimal length of antibiotic therapy

9:05 AM – 9:35 AM:
Herpes are Like Diamonds, They’re Forever [30 min]
Objectives: 1) Recognize the common presentations, diagnosis, and management of EBV and HSV in children

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Skin Diseases in Women
Objectives: 1) Describe pregnancy-related skin diseases 2) Understand immunologic skin diseases of concern to women 3) Understand nonmelanoma skin cancers as they relate to women

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:20 AM:
Cutaneous Viral Infections [30 min]
Objectives: 1) Distinguish cutaneous viral infections from other skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) 2) Identify cutaneous viral infections based on the mode of transmission among different patient populations 3) Compare treatment options to minimize complications

11:20 AM – 11:50 AM:
Nail Disorders [30 min]
Objectives: 1) Classify the appearance and clinical significance of the most common nail disorders 2) Counsel patients on recommended therapy for nail disorders 3) Relate nail disorders to systemic disease, when applicable

Saturday, November 5

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Skin of Color
Objectives: 1) Discuss skin of color characteristics 2) Assess special considerations for common skin disorders 3) Distinguish skin disorders that are more common among individuals with skin of color

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Skin Deep: The Cutting Edge of Skin Cancer
Objectives: 1) Examine how UV radiation causes skin cancer 2) Differentiate the main types of nonmelanoma skin cancer 3) Discuss diagnosis of melanoma 4) Identify risk factors, potential recurrence rates, and education for skin cancer prevention

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy: What Works, What Doesn’t?
Objectives: 1) Identify novel strategies to discuss vaccine skepticism in the office setting 2) Discuss how we maintain vaccine safety systems in the USA

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:20 AM:
What’s All the Pus About? Staphylococcal and Streptococcal Infections [30 min]
Objectives: 1) Plan appropriate management strategies for skin and soft tissue infections, due to S. aureus and S. pyogenes 2) Identify suppurative and nonsuppurative complications of streptococcal infections 3) Plan appropriate therapy for recurrent skin and soft tissue infections

11:20 AM – 11:50 AM:
Field Notes: Recent Cases From Pediatric Infectious Diseases [30 min]
Objectives: 1) Hone the ability to build differential diagnoses for acute infectious processes 2) Identify common and uncommon causes of infectious disease syndromes 3) Recognize characteristics of new emerging infections, such as monkeypox

Sunday, November 6

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Rules of Immunity: Considering Primary Immunodeficiencies in the Office Setting
Objectives: 1) Identify the most common causes of primary immunodeficiency in children 2) Recognize the most common ‘red flags’ for consideration of immune deficiency

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
History is Everything: Evaluation of Fever of Unknown Origin
Objectives: 1) Develop a systematic evaluation of children with FUO 2) Identify patterns seen in commonly diagnosed infectious causes of FUO

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Atopic Dermatitis
Objectives: 1) Examine patients with eczema and/or dermatitis for underlying and related conditions 2) Accurately diagnose the variable presentations of atopic dermatitis in different patient populations 3) Construct an appropriate treatment plan and management options for patients with atopic dermatitis encompassing basic management and treatment of flares

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Cutaneous Manifestations of Systemic Disease
Objectives: 1) Evaluate the skin, hair, and nails of the patient for potential manifestations of systemic disease 2) Distinguish allergic reactions to products and/or medications from cutaneous manifestation 3) Recognize the cutaneous manifestations of dermatomyositis, lupus, sarcoidosis, and tuberous sclerosis

Please Note: Content is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the activity website for the most current information.

Program Schedule





November 4, 2022

Playa Largo Resort Conference Center

Conference - Day 1

Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

November 5, 2022

Playa Largo Resort Conference Center

Conference - Day 2

Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

November 6, 2022

Playa Largo Resort Conference Center

Conference - Day 3

Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM


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: Adult Dermatology and Pediatric Infectious Diseases and deemed it acceptable for up to 12.00 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 11/04/2022 to 11/06/2022. 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 has been reviewed and is 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 – We are sold out of our discounted rooms at the resort.

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

Accommodations – You are on island time at Playa Largo Resort & Spa, Autograph Collection – make the most of it. Find the perfect refuge amidst clear blue skies, sun-kissed beaches, and sparkling blue seas when you stay at this beachfront resort. Choose from an enclave of 177 luxury hotel rooms, expansive suites, tempting bungalows and a private beach house detailed with high-end features and amenities. Taking inspiration from Caribbean-style architecture and keeping modern conveniences in mind, the hotel rooms and suites at this Key Largo resort are as unique and relaxing as the destination itself.

  • Standard Guestroom – $389 (per night plus taxes) Designed for premium comfort, this room features plush mattress, a separate living area and dining space, and a separate shower enclosure. With thoughtful amenities like a mini-fridge, iPad, free Wi-Fi and premium cable you are all set for a relaxed vacation in the Florida Keys.
  • Resort View Guestroom – $439 (per night plus taxes) Get inspired by views of thick foliage and shimmering waters surrounding this resort as you walk into the private balcony of this room. Perfect for solo travelers and couples, this cozy room offers ample space to stretch and multiple amenities to elevate your vacation experience.
  • Partial Bay View Guestroom – $499 (per night plus taxes) Key Largo’s impressive coastline and shimmering waters beckon from the balcony. Unwind in style in the 420-square foot, thoughtfully designed guest room with Ameri-Caribbean inspired décor and flattering ambient lighting. Complimentary Wi-Fi, connecting rooms (on request), and multiple amenities round off the experience.

Additional Lodging Information:

  • Resort Fee – There will be a discounted daily Resort Charge for MCE attendees of $39 (plus the 12.5% occupancy tax), normally $49.
    • Welcome cocktail upon check in
    • Unlimited use of sports courts;
      • Including use of basketballs, volleyballs, soccer balls, bocce, pickleball and equipement
    • Bicycle Usage
    • Beach and/or pool chairs
    • Umbrellas
    • Hammocks
    • Fishing Poles with bait
    • Floating mats for the bay
    • Daily 30 minute Eco Tour walk (reserved through concierge)
    • Daily morning wellness smoothie tin the lobby gift shop
    • Nightly smores at the Beach Fire Pit
    • Daily activations on the Pool Deck
    • Eventide Celebrations
    • Enhanced Wi-Fi

Covered amenities are subject to change. 

  • 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 – MCE attendees will be offered a discounted self-parking fee of $15.00 per vehicle/per night (normally $20) and locals will be offered $15 daily parking during conference hours. Valet Parking will be available for $30 per car per night.

Lodging Deposit – A credit card is required to secure your reservation.

Lodging Cancellation Policy – Terms and conditions as per MCE’s room agreement with the 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 hotel. 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 4, 2022 (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 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: To provide a quality and interactive CME program, MCE Conferences will limit the number of registrations per conference.

Additional Travel Information

Airport Information 

  • Miami International Airport (MIA) is approximately 64 miles away from Playa Largo Resort.
  • Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International (FLL) is approximately 91 miles away from Playa Largo Resort.
  • Key West International Airport (EYW) is approximately 95 miles away from Playa Largo 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 Shuttle: or call 1-800-258-3826.

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

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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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