Geriatrics and Pain Management for Primary Care

Jul 16, 2021 – Jul 18, 2021

San Diego - Loews Coronado Bay Resort

Centered between the Pacific Ocean and Coronado Bay, Loews Coronado Bay Resort epitomizes the true Southern California lifestyle. This luxury resort is set on a 15-acre peninsula with access to Silver Strand Beach where you will find a wide variety of boat rentals, from kayaks, and paddle boats to motorboats, and sailboats. The Loews Coronado Resort boasts 4 restaurants, 3 bars or lounges, 3 heated pools, a spa, a fitness center, three tennis courts, a private 81-slip marina, and postcard panoramic views of San Diego and Coronado Bay.

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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

Geriatrics and Pain Management for Primary Care – 12 Credits 

Overview
This conference is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Geriatrics and Pain Management 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 Geriatrics and Pain Management 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 Geriatrics and Pain Management for Primary Care.

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 and quicker during a 20-minute office visit.

Topics and Objectives

Geriatrics 

Heart Failure: Assessment and Management of the Most Expensive Disease in Older Adults
Objectives: 1) Recognize the high mortality associated with heart failure 2) Understand how to diagnose heart failure and the difference between reduced ejection fraction and preserved ejection fraction heart failure 3) Know the evidence-based treatments available for heart failure

Controversies in the Management of Hypertension in Older Adults — How Low is Too Low?
Objectives: 1) Learn the best evidence for treatment goals for hypertension in diabetics and those with a previous stroke 2) Understand the controversial evidence for the various guidelines for diagnosing and treating hypertension in older adults 3) Use the best evidence-based medications for hypertension

Thromboembolism: The Risks and Benefits of Old and New Anticoagulants
Objectives: 1) Understand the multiple risk factors for DVT 2) Know strategies and tests to help diagnose DVT 3) Know evidence-based treatments to prevent or treat DVT — costs and risks 4) Know who should receive an inferior vena cava filter

Detecting and Differentiating Dementia and Delirium
Objectives: 1) Recognize changes in cognition with normal aging 2) Differentiate between common causes for delirium 3) Differentiate between common causes for dementia 4) Learn ways to help detect delirium in demented persons

Detecting and Differentiating Dementia and Delirium (Continued)
Objectives: 1) Recognize changes in cognition with normal aging 2) Differentiate between common causes for delirium 3) Differentiate between common causes for dementia 4) Learn ways to help detect delirium in demented persons

Case Studies and Review
Objective: 1) Review heart failure, hypertension, thromboembolism, urinary incontinence, delirium, and dementia

Pain Management 

What is Chronic Pain?
Objectives: 1) Understand ways in which chronic pain differs from acute pain 2) Review strategies for evaluating chronic pain 3) Review goal setting with your patients 4) Brief review of non-opioid pain treatments

Neuropathic Pain and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Objectives: 1) Gain understanding of neuropathic pain and complex regional pain syndrome 2) Review the components of making the diagnosis 3) Review current evidence-based treatment guidelines

Opioids: Rationally Starting Them, Rationally Stopping Them
Objectives: 1) Understand the steps to take before starting opioids for chronic pain 2) Review the criteria for continuing opioids for chronic pain 3) Discuss 4 different strategies for tapering and stopping opioid therapy 4) Brief review of opioid alternatives

Interventional Therapies for Chronic Pain
Objectives: 1) Understand risk factors for poor outcome from procedures 2) Review treatment options for axial spinal pain 3) Review recent advances in stimulation for chronic pain

Treating Pain Without Opioids
Objectives: 1) Review non-opioid medication options for treating chronic pain 2) Review the role of physical activity, exercise, and coping in the treatment of chronic pain 3) Discuss roles for non-medical providers in treating chronic pain patients and how to incorporate them into your practice

Evaluating and Sorting Out Back and Neck Pain
Objectives: 1) Perform a screening back and neck history and physical examination 2) Develop a differential diagnosis that informs next steps in care 3) Review treatment options for neck and back pain

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 16, 2021

Loews Coronado Conference Center

Conference - Day 1

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

July 17, 2021

Loews Coronado Conference Center

Conference - Day 2

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

July 18, 2021

Loews Coronado Conference Center

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 Geriatrics and Pain Management 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 07/16/2021 to 07/18/2021. 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 at info@mceconferences.com

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

Accommodations – Enjoy this island-chic experience at its very best. Rest and relax in stylish rooms in beach-glass colors with magnificent views that range from the Pacific Ocean and Coronado Bay to the lush grounds or pools, or the lights of the San Diego skyline. Loews Coronado provides all the services and amenities you need to make you feel like you’ve just checked into your own private island oasis.

Room and Bedding Options
– Resort View Room: 2 Double Beds
– Pool View Room: 2 Double Beds
– Marina View Room: 1 King Bed
– Partial Bay View Room: 2 Double Beds
– Coronado Bay View Room: 1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds

(Room Types and Bedding Options are based on availability upon reservation)

Amenities & Available Services – In addition to your in room amenities, you will also enjoy: 3 Heated Pools with Poolside Concierge, Pool Deck Games, Access to the Fitness Center and Studio, Yoga and Aerobics Classes Daily, Beach Concierge, Chaise Lounge chairs, umbrellas and towels, Beach Toys (Boogie Boards and sand toys), Water Sports & Bike Rentals, Shuttle service to Silver Strand State Beach and Downtown Coronado Village, Nature Walk at Silver Strand Beach, Five restaurant and lounge options, Tennis Courts based on availability, Complimentary in-room wireless high-speed Internet access, Daily newspaper available via Press Reader App, Boarding Pass Printing, 24 hour shoe shine service, Free local and toll free calls, Turndown service upon request, ATM Onsite, Car Rental through Consierge, Go Rentals Kiosk Onsite, Concierge, Dry Cleaning and Pressing, In-Room Coffee, On site babysitting services, Business Center, Safe Deposit Boxes, and Room Service.

Rollaway Beds are available for $25 per day.

  • Pool View – $259 Per Room Per Night Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees – Enjoy floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open onto a furnished balcony or patio, with a bird’s eye view of the three pools.Room Includes: 2 Double Beds with Stearns & Foster® mattress, Furnished balcony with views of the pool, Executive desk and arm chair with ottoman, 55-inch 690 Series Premium Slim Direct-Lit LED TV, Stone-top vanity and deep soaking tub with separate shower, Julien Farel bath amenities and hair care products, Ample electrical outlets and USB ports, Cribs/rollaways available upon request.
  • Resort View – $259 Per Room Per Night Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees – Savor the soothing, spa-like décor and give in to relaxation.Room Includes: 2 Double Beds with Sterns & Foster® mattress, Ample electrical outlets and USB ports, Executive desk and arm chair with ottoman, 55-inch 690 Series Premium Slim Direct-Lit LED TV, Stone-top vanity and deep soaking tub with separate shower in most rooms, Julien Farel bath amenities and hair care products, Cribs/rollaways available upon request.
  • Marina View – $269 Per Room Per Night Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees – Consider this your calm oasis, inspired by our lush surroundings and stunning marina views which you can enjoy from your balcony.Room Includes: 1 King Bed with Stearns & Foster® mattress, Private, furnished balcony or patio with views of the marina, Executive desk and arm chair 55-inch 690 Series Premium Slim Direct-Lit LED TV, Stone-top vanity and deep soaking tub with separate shower, Julien Farel bath amenities and hair care products, Ample electrical outlets and USB ports, Cribs/rollaways available upon request.
  • Partial Bay View – $279 Per Room Per Night Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees – Your spacious room leads onto a private balcony with views of the peaceful gardens plus glimpses of San Diego Bay.Room Includes: 2 Double Beds with Stearns & Foster® mattress, Private, furnished balcony or patio with floor-to-ceiling views of the resort and bay, 55-inch 690 Series Premium Slim Direct-Lit LED TV, Ample electrical outlets and USB ports, Executive desk and arm chair with ottoman, Stone-top vanity and deep soaking tub with separate shower, Julien Farel bath amenities and hair care products, Cribs/rollaways available upon request.
  • Coronado Bay View – $299 Per Room Per Night Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees – Enjoy your private, fully furnished balcony and soak up breathtaking views of San Diego Bay.Room includes: 1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds with Stearns & Foster® mattress, Private, furnished balcony with floor-to-ceiling unobstructed views of San Diego Bay, 55-inch 690 Series Premium Slim Direct-Lit LED TV, Ample electrical outlets and USB ports, Executive desk and arm chair with ottoman, Julien Farel bath amenities and hair care products, Cribs/rollaways available upon request.

Additional Lodging Information –

Resort Fee: MCE Conference Attendees booked within the group block will receive a reduced resort fee of $10.00 per room, per day (Reduced from $30).

Taxes: The room rates are exclusive of applicable taxes which are currently 12.55% inclusive of a 10% Occupancy tax, 1% CTID Assessment, 1% environmental Protection Fee, plus 0.55% Tourism Assessment Fee per room per night. (Tax rates are subject to change without notice)

Additional Adults: The room rates listed are based on single & double occupancy. Additional adults over the age of 18 sharing a room will be charged $20 per room, per night up to a maximum of quad occupancy.

Check-in/ Check out Times: Check-in is at 4:00 PM and check out is at 12:00 PM.

Smoking: There is a $300 Smoking fee if you smoke in your room or on the balcony of your room. There is a designated smoking section on the ground level of the hotel.

Pets: Loews Coronado Bay Resort charges a $150 per stay fee with a limit of two (2) per room, maximum 40 pounds each. Gourmet room service menus for cats and dogs, prepared by our award-winning chef with Pet-walking and pet-sitting services.

Parking at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort 

  • Overnight valet parking: $35.00 per day maximum
  • Overnight self parking: $15.00 per day maximum for MCE attendees (Discounted from $31.00)
  • Day of conference valet parking: $20.00 per day maximum
  • Day of conference self parking: $ 10.00 per day maximum

Lodging Deposit – Deposit of 1 Night Room + 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 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 June 17, 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 cancelled 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 amount of registrations per conference.

Additional Travel Information

Airport Information – San Diego International Airport (SAN) is located 12 miles (approximately 25 minutes) from the Loews Coronado Bay Resort.

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

Taxi Service – MCE Conferences recommends taking a taxi to get from the airport to your hotel. Follow signs at the San Diego International Airport (SAN) for ground transportation and taxi service. Taxi fare from the San Diego International Airport to the Loews Coronado Bay Resort is approximately $45 each way (plus tip) for 1-4 persons. Please Click Here or call 619-435-6211 for more information or to book a taxi with the Coronado Cab Company.

Please Note: In order to receive 15% off both portions of your Groundlink trip, guests will need to book each way separately.

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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