Dermatology and Geriatrics for Primary Care

Apr 23, 2021 – Apr 25, 2021

Sunriver/Bend - Sunriver Resort

Set in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains and minutes from the bustling town of Bend, OR, Sunriver Resort is a prime Central Oregon destination for adventure-filled vacations. With 300 days of sunshine every year, enthusiasts flock to Sunriver Resort for endless outdoor recreation year-round. You’ll never run out of things to do with four championship golf courses, a world-class spa, skiing at nearby Mt. Bachelor, horseback riding, paddle-boarding, canoeing, white water rafting, 40 miles of biking trails, and the list just goes on!

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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

Dermatology and Geriatrics 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 Dermatology and Geriatrics 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 Dermatology and Geriatrics 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 Dermatology and Geriatrics for Primary Care.

Topics and Objectives

Dermatology

Lotions, Potions and Pills
Objectives: 1) Review frequently used vehicles 2) Management of dry skin 3) Become familiar with different topical agents 4) Review systemic medications used for dermatological diseases 

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Acne
Objectives: 1) Manage the patient with acne vulgaris 2) Review the clinical presentation and management of acne rosacea 3) Recognize acneiform rashes and folliculitis 

Updates in Eczema and Psoriasis 
Objectives: 1) Review common forms of eczema 2) Review new treatments for eczema 3) Review common forms of psoriasis 4) Review new treatments for psoriasis  

Infections and Infestations 
Objectives: 1) Review the clinical features of common bacterial and viral diseases 2) Identify when and who to treat and with what 

Skin Cancer 
Objectives: 1) Differentiate benign versus suspicious nevi 2) Recognize clinical presentations of melanoma and management 3) Review what is new in melanoma 4) Recognize and differentiate nonmelanoma skin cancers (NMSC) and premalignant lesions and management 5) Review what is new in NMSC  

Cosmetic Dermatology 
Objectives: 1) Review the uses of botulinum toxin and complications 2) Review the indications and complications of fillers and acid peels 3) Understand the physics of lasers and treatment 4) Review body dysmorphic syndrome 

Geriatrics

Falls 
Objectives: 1) Describe the relative risk of falls compared to diseases as a cause of mortality in older patients 2) Differentiate between intrinsic and extrinsic risk factors 3) Describe an evidence-based approach to the work-up of the older patient who has fallen 4) Describe medical and functional interventions to reduce the risk of falls 

Health Screening in Older Persons: Balancing the Benefits Against the Harms 
Objectives: 1) Describe the USPSTF and AGS recommendations for screening in those above age 75 2) Discuss three controversies in health screening in the “old-old” 3) Describe a patient-centered method for making health screening recommendations 4) Demonstrate use of a health screening app in office practice 

Exercise: The Medicine of Choice! 
Objectives: 1) List the evidence for the benefits of exercise for longevity and disease prevention 2) Describe the evidence for exercise interventions in conditions, such as heart failure, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s disease 3) Describe the current recommendations for exercise in older adults 

The Primary Care Approach to Dementia 
Objectives: 1) Name four main causes of memory loss 2) Name four main causes of dementia 3) Describe four components of treatment 

Evidence-Based Methods to Reducing Medications in Older Persons 
Objectives: 1) Describe common medication errors 2) Describe five factors to consider when discontinuing a medication 3) Describe three initiatives physicians can take to lower medications 4) Describe two initiatives patients can take to lower medications 

Ensuring Appropriate End-of-Life Care: Can We Talk About This? 
Objectives: 1) Use a seven-step approach to ensuring quality care at the end-of-life 2) Understand types of statements that improve or prevent quality care 3) Know the outcomes of CPR and artificial nutrition and hydration (ANH) 

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

April 23, 2021

Sunriver Resort Conference Center

Conference - Day 1

Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

April 24, 2021

Sunriver Resort Conference Center

Conference - Day 2

Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

April 25, 2021

Sunriver Resort Conference Center

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 Dermatology and Geriatrics 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 04/23/2021 to 04/25/2021. 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 – Sunriver Resort has been a premiere Northwest vacation destination thanks to its picturesque views, unparalleled recreational opportunities and it’s close proximity to the happening town of Bend, Oregon. Guests can choose from a diverse offering of accommodations ranging from spacious suites to luxury vacation rentals, all set against the stunning Cascade Mountain Range.

Amenities Include – Indoor & Outdoor seasonal pools, Ski Shuttle (surcharge), High-Speed Internet access, Family Friendly, In-room Refrigerator, Coffee/Tea maker, Four Restaurants, Three Coffee Shops, One Poolside Bar, One Bar, Room Service Available, Business Center, Family Friendly, Pet Friendly, Fitness Center, Hairdryer, Iron and ironing board, Cribs available (surcharge), In-room wall safe. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available.

  • Lodge Village Guest Rooms – $169 Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) Pillow top beds, lava rock wall gas fireplace, private deck or balcony, premium cable, 65″ flat-screen TV, Keurig coffee maker, free WiFi, and small refrigerator. Lodge Rooms located on the second floor have vaulted ceilings. Bedding Options: one king or two double beds. Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time of request.
  • Premium Lodge Village Guest Rooms – $179 Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) Pillow top beds, lava rock wall gas fireplace, private deck or balcony, premium cable, 65″ flat-screen TV, Keurig coffee maker, free WiFi, and small refrigerator. Lodge Rooms located on the second floor have vaulted ceilings. Bedding Options: one king or two double beds. Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time of request.
  • Lodge Village Suite – $219 Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) The Lodge Village suite has an open loft with either a King bed or two Queen beds. One bathroom with shower upstairs (Queen suites only) and a downstairs full bathroom with tub/shower. The Kitchenette has a small refrigerator, microwave, stovetop, and Keurig coffee maker. Suites also feature hardwood floors (downstairs), lava rock wall gas fireplace, a private deck, free WiFi, two 55″ flat-screen TVs, premium cable, and a private deck. King Suites have a couch and Queen Suites have a sleeper sofa. Bedding Options: one king or two queen beds. Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time of request.
  • River Lodge Guest Rooms – $199 Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) Spacious accommodations in Bend, Oregon with Northwestern décor, a private deck or balcony overlooking the Meadows Golf Course, and gorgeous views of the Cascade Mountain Range. Great proximity to the Main Lodge and Great Hall. Large bathroom with separate glass-enclosed shower and a soaking tub, granite countertops, and tile flooring. All River Lodge rooms have a stone wall gas fireplace, a Keurig Coffee maker, small refrigerator, flat-screen TV, premium cable, Bluetooth capable clock radios with USB ports, robes, and an in-room safe. Lodging rooms on the second floor have vaulted ceilings. Bedding Options: one king or two double beds. Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time of request.

Additional Lodging Information –

  • Taxes: The Group Room Rates are subject to applicable state, resort taxes (currently 11.57% per day), and resort fees (currently 15% per day).
  • Intra Resort Shuttle: Complimentary 24 hour intra-resort shuttle service.

Parking – The hotel will offer complimentary Self-Parking for MCE Conferences local and offsite clients driving into the Hotel each day during conference hours on 4/23, 4/24, and 4/25.

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 21 days prior to 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 March 16, 2021 (based on availability). Our 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 Redmond Municipal Airport (RDM) is located approximately 35 miles (about 45 minutes) from the Sunriver Resort.
  • The Portland Airport (PDX) is located approximately 180 miles (about 3 hours and 30 minutes) from the Sunriver Resort.

Airport Transportation – Shuttle service is available from the Bend/Redmond airport to Sunriver Resort. Please call (855) 420-8206 for reservations and cost.

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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