Primary Care Update: Burnout, Neurology and Women’s Health

Sep 30, 2022 – Oct 02, 2022

Sedona / Grand Canyon - Poco Diablo Resort

The gateway to the Grand Canyon, Sedona is often called Red Rock Country and is a four seasons playground for everyone – whether you’re into history and archaeology; arts and culture; shopping; outdoor sports; or the spiritual and metaphysical, imagine doing all this in a backdrop of some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. Poco Diablo Resort in Sedona, Arizona, is all about fun-filled activities and taking advantage of the many things to see and do in the Sedona area. Whether it is shopping at famous T’laquepaque Arts & Crafts Village, perusing the many art galleries, experiencing the vortexes, taking a scenic drive up Oak Creek Canyon or a day trip to Grand Canyon, visiting the historic mining town of Jerome, seeing the ancient Sinagua cliff dwellings, or exploring over 200 miles of trails in the Coconino National Forest.


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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

Burnout, Neurology and Women’s Health for Primary Care – 12 Credits 

This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Burnout, Neurology and Women’s Health, 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 Burnout, Neurology and Women’s Health 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 goal of improving patient outcomes.

Target Audience
All Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about issues in Burnout, Neurology and Women’s Health.

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, September 30 

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM:
Menopausal Hormone Therapy (MHT): Is It Hot in Here or Is It Me?
Objectives: 1) Review the definition and diagnosis of menopause 2) Understand MHT indications and contraindications 3) Determine how to manage menopause without medications 4) Discuss the Women’s Health Initiative study – it’s impact and subsequent interpretation 5) Review MHT options 6) Examine bio-identical and non-hormonal medications for menopausal symptoms 7) Be able to determine MHT decisions in special circumstances like premature menopause, perimenopause, and history of breast cancer

8:00 AM – 8:05 AM: BREAK

8:05 AM – 9:05 AM:
Chief Complaint: ‘My Periods Are Being Weird’ – Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Objectives: 1) Create a differential diagnosis 2) Understand how the patient’s history can help you 3) Understand how the patient’s physical exam can help you 4) Understand which labs and imaging are needed 5) Determine appropriate treatment options

9:05 AM – 9:15 AM: BREAK

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM:
Confessions of a Mostly Happy Doctor: Strategies for Reducing Physician 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

10:15 AM – 10:20 AM: BREAK

10:20 AM – 11:20 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) Determine use of thrombolytics, aspirin, clopidogrel, dipyridamole, warfarin, novel anticoagulants, carotid endarterectomy, and stenting

Saturday, October 1

7:00 AM – 8:00 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

8:00 AM – 8:05 AM: BREAK

8:05 AM – 9:05 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

9:05 AM – 9:15 AM: BREAK

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM:
STI Update
Objectives: 1) Update on the GC/CT rates in the US 2) Discuss the effects of COVID on STI rates 3) Discuss some reasons for STI rates increasing 4) Review the new STI treatment guidelines from the CDC 5) Determine who should be tested for syphilis and how 6) Discuss the new HIV screening test 7) Update on Monkeypox

10:15 AM – 10:20 AM: BREAK

10:20 AM – 11:20 AM:
Gender Variance and Health Care
Objectives: 1) Understand concepts and terminology that are in use today 2) Discuss the medical and surgical components of gender transition 3) Review clinical guidelines for hormone therapy for gender transition 4) Special considerations in general healthcare and cancer screening for gender variant individuals 5) How to make your healthcare setting more inclusive

Sunday, October 2

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM:
Clinical Challenges with Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive (LARC) Methods
Objectives: 1) Review medical eligibility criteria for contraceptive methods 2) Discuss the current length of effectiveness and extended use of LARCs 3) Discuss IUDs for emergency contraception (EC) 4) Managing side-effects of LARC 5) Technical pearls for LARC insertions and/or removals 6) Managing IUD challenges like missing strings, stenotic cervical canal, embedment, IUD fracture, et cetera

8:00 AM – 8:05 AM: BREAK

8:05 AM – 9:05 AM:
Breast Cancer Screening in Primary Care
Objectives: 1) Assess risk of breast cancer for your individual patient 2) Screening for breast cancer in average-risk women – when to start, how often, which imaging modalities 3) Screening in women with dense breasts 4) Screening in women at increased risk for breast cancer – risk calculators, genetic testing, enhanced screening, and risk-reducing therapies

9:05 AM – 9:15 AM: BREAK

9:15 AM – 10:15 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

10:15 AM – 10:20 AM: BREAK

10:20 AM – 11:20 AM:
An Approach to the Dizzy Patient
Objectives: 1) Detect 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

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

Program Schedule





September 30, 2022

Poco Diablo Conference Center

Conference - Day 1

Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Registration Opens at 6:30 AM

7:00 AM - 11:20 AM

October 1, 2022

Poco Diablo Conference Center

Conference - Day 2

Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:00 AM - 11:20 AM

October 2, 2022

Poco Diablo Conference Center

Conference - Day 3

Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:00 AM - 11:20 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: Burnout, Neurology and Women’s Health and deemed it acceptable for up to 12.00 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 09/30/2022 to 10/02/2022. 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

We are currently past our group reservation cutoff date with the property. We may have some rooms available, however this is not guaranteed. Please email to check availability of these final rooms. If no rooms remain available, please click here for nearby lodging options or call (928) 282-7333 to confirm if the Poco Diablo Resort & Spa has remaining availability for you to book direct.

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

Accommodations and Amenities – Unwind and rest easy in spacious accommodations that combine the comfort of home with the convenience of a full-service hotel. Adorned with warm and welcoming décor, each one of these 137 rooms features a Simmons Evernu Luxury Plush bed layered with soft pillows and premium linens. Stay connected and work seamlessly with high-speed wireless Internet, and direct-dial telephones with voicemail. Indulge and unwind after a day on the trails with a cozy gas fireplace or in-room jetted tub. Browse the unique selection of guest rooms below to find the perfect fit.

  • Traditional Rooms – $249 Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) Spacious and warm, guests may choose from one King or Two Queen Simmons Evernu Luxury Plush beds. Standard rooms include complimentary Wi-Fi, and in-room coffee makers as well as local and toll-free calling.
  • Deluxe Queen Rooms – $269 Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) The Deluxe Room offers beautiful views of the pool or garden area some with a private patio or balcony. Over 400 sq. ft of space featuring two queen beds. Handicap accessible rooms on request. Standard furnishings include: 32″ Flat screen TV, In room coffee maker, Mini Refrigerator, Irons, Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, Plush Robes, 2 bottles of water replenished daily, Free-Wi-Fi
  • Poco King Rooms – $289 Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) The largest guest rooms, Poco King accommodations include a Simmons Evernu Luxury Plush King size bed, spacious sitting area with full-size sleeper sofa, flat screen LCD TV, and a gas fireplace. Jetted bathtubs and a private patio or balcony are just a few highlights that make this the perfect room to stretch out in.
  • Elite Spa Rooms – $309 Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) Guests looking for romantic Sedona AZ accommodations can enjoy the warm Elite Spa room, featuring a Simmons Evernu Luxury Plush King bed, an in-room jetted tub for two, a free standing gas fireplace, and the surrounding lush landscaping from your patio.

Additional Lodging Information –

  • Resort Fee: There is an additional $20.00 per room per night mandatory daily fee not included in the Group room rates listed above to cover Guest Amenities to include High Speed Wireless internet in guest rooms, public space & meeting rooms, parking, coffee service in room, 2 bottled waters in room, local phone & fax services, guest robes; Recreational Amenities to include pool & jacuzzi, tennis courts, 10 acre serenity lawn & recreational services.
  • Taxes: The Group Room Rates are subject to all applicable taxes including sales tax and hotel tax currently 9.85% and 3.5% respectively. Taxes are subject to change and based on current rates at the time of arrival.
  • Additional Adult Charge: Any additional persons 18 years and older is currently $20 extra per person, per night.

Hotel Parking – Hotel will provide complimentary parking to Group’s attendees (included within the resort fee). In addition local participants will also receive complimentary parking for the meeting dates.

Lodging Deposit – All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. If a guest does not cancel a reservation within forty-eight (48) hours before the guest’s check-in date, then Hotel may charge the individual’s credit card one night’s room fee plus any applicable taxes.

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 August 23, 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 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 resort is located approximately 122 miles from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).

Airport Transportation –

  • Arizona Shuttle: Please call (800)888-2749 or Click Here
  • Private Car Service: Please call (480)837-8577 or Click Here
  • AAA/Yellow Cab: Please call (480)888-8888 or 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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