Cardiology and Dermatology for Primary Care

Aug 13, 2021 – Aug 15, 2021

Colorado Springs - The Broadmoor

The Broadmoor offers guests an incredible way to experience the unique beauty of the American West. Guests are met with warm, genuine hospitality and an unmatched selection of activities that celebrate the magnificent surroundings. Hike through scenic trails and lush valleys. Try your hand at authentic Western adventures from horseback riding and mountain biking, to archery or canoeing on Cheyenne Lake. Stop by Broadmoor Outfitters for expert instruction in fly fishing, rock climbing, falconry, and more. Guests seeking a more tranquil retreat can enjoy the resort pools and pampering treatments at the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Broadmoor Spa. The iconic resort is also home to several celebrated restaurants including the only Forbes Five-Star, AAA Five-Diamond restaurant in Colorado, Penrose Room, legendary golf, a world-renowned tennis program, distinctive retail shops, and an array of resort programs for guests of all ages and interests. From art tours to tennis clinics, geocaching to fitness training, there’s always something new and exciting to discover at “the most unique resort in the world”.


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MCE Cancellation Policy

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Up to 90 days before conference date Refund - Less $50 processing fee Credit - 100%
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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

Cardiology and Dermatology for Primary Care – 12 Credits 

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

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


Aortic Stenosis: An Old Disease with New Treatment Options
Objectives: 1) Understand the basic pathophysiology of AS 2) Understand the newer concepts in timing of valve replacement, role of stress testing, and biomarkers 3) Transcatheter aortic valve intervention – how is it done, how does it compare with surgical AVR, and whom to refer

Mitral Regurgitation
Objectives: 1) Understand the basic pathophysiology of MR 2) Timing of mitral valve surgical intervention — when to treat an asymptomatic patient with severe MR 3) Emerging catheter-based therapies for MR

Office Management of Heart Failure: Focus on the Geriatric Population
Objectives: 1) Understand the specific diagnosis of CHF in the elderly 2) Understand the common causes of CHF exacerbation in geriatric populations 3) Understand the lifestyle modification and drug therapy of CHF with emphasis on the elderly

Pulmonary Hypertension
Objectives: 1) Learn about etiology of pulmonary hypertension in adults 2) Differentiating between precapillary and post-capillary pulmonary hypertension 3) Diagnosis and new medical therapies for pulmonary hypertension 4) Surgical treatment for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension

Diabetes and CAD: The Sweet and the Sour
Objectives: 1) Understand the clinical intersection of diabetes and CVD 2) Understand the impact of established and new therapies for diabetes in cardiovascular risk

Atrial Fibrillation: Practical Management, Monitoring, and Anticoagulation Options
Objectives: 1) Understand the risk of thromboembolism in AF 2) Understand the importance of detecting asymptomatic AF in patients with stroke 3) Understand what to do with device-detected AF 4) Understand new anticoagulants


Benign Skin Tumors
Objectives: 1) Diagnose common benign skin neoplasms 2) Select proper destructive methods to eliminate benign skin tumors 3) Be aware of serious systemic associations with benign skin neoplasms

Malignant Skin Tumors
Objectives: 1) Diagnose the common malignant skin tumors 2) Understand optimal approach to malignant skin tumors 3) Select cases that should be referred to specialty care

HIV and the Skin
Objectives: 1) Identify skin findings that suggest HIV infection 2) Know which skin lesions develop at what stages of a HIV infection 3) Properly treat HIV-related skin lesions and infections

The Itchy Patient
Objectives: 1) Classify itchy patients into clinical groups, which suggest etiology 2) Know where to look and what to look for when patients present with pruritus 3) Manage the symptom of itch

Common Disorders of Hair and Nails
Objectives: 1) Develop comprehensive differential diagnosis for hair and nail disorders 2) Administer appropriate therapy for hair and nail disorders, when applicable 3) Associate select hair and nail findings with systemic disease

SKINsects: Skin Disease Due to Insects Other than Ticks
Objectives: 1) Recognize skin and systemic complications of bites/stings from select insects and arthropods 2) Administer proper and timely therapy for insect-related disorders 3) Know potential serious implications of insect bite/sting reactions

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

Program Schedule





August 13, 2021

The Broadmoor Conference Center

Conference - Day 1

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

August 14, 2021

The Broadmoor Conference Center

Conference - Day 2

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

August 15, 2021

The Broadmoor Conference Center

Conference - Day 3

Continental 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 Cardiology and Dermatology for Primary Care and deemed it acceptable for up to 12.00 In-Person, Live (could include online) AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 08/13/2021 to 08/15/2021. 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

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.

Please call (800) 755-5011 to confirm if The Broadmoor has remaining availability for you to book at their direct rates, or click here for nearby lodging options.

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

Accommodations – Modern comfort meets timeless European luxury in The Broadmoor’s inviting collection of guest rooms. The premium accommodations have set the standard among Forbes Five Star resorts by seamlessly combining refined yet comfortable décor with sophisticated amenities for today’s discerning traveler.

  • Classic Guestrooms – $379 Per Room Per Night Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees
    • Located with central resort access, The Broadmoor’s Classic Rooms offer European-inspired décor brimming with timeless elegance. Enjoy cozy evenings on the overstuffed chairs surrounded by classical armoires, warm color schemes, and luxurious touches.
    • One king or two double beds available with rooms from 325-450 Sq. Ft.

Additional Lodging Information –

Resort Fee: A resort service charge, for MCE Attendees, of $32.00 per room plus tax per night includes:

• Wired and wireless high-speed internet access up to 4MB
• Local and toll-free calls up to one hour
• Online access to over 7,000 newspapers and magazines
• Unlimited access to our Fitness Center
• Two daily group fitness classes: Early Bird Aquatics and Broadmoor Bootcamp
• All incoming faxes
• Resort and activity shuttle service to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Starsmore Visitor and Nature Center, The Broadmoor World Arena, and The Broadmoor Seven Falls
• Complimentary Notary Services are available by appointment. Please dial “0” to arrange.
• Admission to movies and select matinees in The Little Theatre
• In-room hot beverage program: teas, coffee, hot chocolate
• Two bottles of water and ice delivered daily at turndown
• Art and History Tour: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 10:30 am
• Golf Clinic: Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 3:00 pm (Seasonal)
• Tennis Round Robins: Wednesdays and Saturdays at 4:00 pm (Summer); Fridays at 5:00 pm in the Tennis Bubble (Spring/Fall/Winter)
• One-hour use of paddle boats. (Seasonal)

(Amenities subject to change based on Resort’s policy)

Taxes: Room rates above are quoted exclusive of applicable lodging, city, and state taxes (currently 10.25% and a Public Improvement Fee (PIF) of 2.95%.)

Check-in/Check-out: Check-in is after 4:00 p.m. and Check-out is before 12:00 p.m.

Parking at The Broadmoor:

  • Valet Parking: The current overnight Valet Parking Fee for Hotel Guests is $32.00 per night.
  • Parking Garage: The current overnight Self-Parking Fee for Hotel Guests is $25.00 per night with full in and out privileges.
  • Complimentary day-time Valet parking for local and offsite attendees for the duration of the conference hours on August 13th, 14th, and 15th.

Lodging Deposit – The first night room and tax deposit is required at the time of booking. The deposit may be charged to MasterCard, Visa, American Express, or Discover credit cards and will be processed when the card number is given.

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 July 7, 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 Colorado Springs Airport (COS) is approximately 9 miles/15 minutes from The Broadmoor
  • Denver International Airport (DIA) is approximately 75 miles/90 minutes from The Broadmoor

Airport Transportation 

Colorado Springs Airport (COS) please Click Here for Fly CO’s One-way shuttle Approximately $24

Denver International Airport (DIA) please Click Here for Fly Denver’s One-way shuttle (including Wi-Fi and bottled water) Approximately $95

Private sedans and SUV’s also available by reservation through The Broadmoor

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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