Dermatology and Women’s Health for Primary Care
Nov 19, 2021 – Nov 21, 2021
Charleston - The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel
Historic Charleston is bursting with Southern charm and hospitality. The city feels a bit like it’s suspended in time, thanks to its antebellum architecture and surrounding plantation landscapes. Take in incredible views of the Battery and the French Quarter as you stroll the Waterfront Park, then become inspired by the cultivated beauty of the gardens at Middleton Place. At night, try a ghost tour for an introduction to the spooky side of the city. Opened in 1853, The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel is a unique hotel close to the Museum Mile and many historic downtown sights.
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 Women’s Health 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 Dermatology 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 Dermatology 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 ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.
All Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information and updates in Dermatology 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 and quicker during a 20-minute office visit.
Skin Bacterial Infections
Objectives: 1) Differentiate common bacterial skin infections 2) Construct appropriate diagnostic and treatment plans for various infections, including cases involving multidrug-resistant organisms such as MRSA
Cutaneous Viral Infections
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
Infestations (Lice, Scabies, and Bed Bugs)
Objectives: 1) Classify clinical presentations of insect infestations according to their source 2) Compare treatment indications for scabies, lice, and bed bug infestations 3) Recognize terms used to describe common patterns of skin lesions 4) Distinguish infestations of scabies, head/body lice, and bed bugs from other insect bites 5) Educate patients about preventive strategies and prophylactic methods
Skin of Color
Objectives: 1) Discuss characteristics of skin of color 2) Assess special considerations for common skin disorders 3) Distinguish skin disorders that are more common among individuals with skin of color
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
Cutaneous Manifestations of Systemic Disease
Objectives: 1) Evaluate patients’ skin, hair, and nails for potential manifestations of systemic disease 2) Distinguish allergic reactions to products and/or medications from cutaneous manifestations 3) Recognize the cutaneous manifestations of dermatomyositis, lupus, sarcoidosis, and tuberous sclerosis
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 appropriate treatment plan and management options for patients with atopic dermatitis encompassing basic management and treatment of flares
Pap Smear Screening and Triage Update
Objectives: 1) Describe screening recommendations for cervical disease 2) Describe triage recommendations 3) Describe treatment of cervical disease
Uterine Fibroid Update
Objectives: 1) Describe the diagnosis and treatment of uterine fibroids 2) Describe the efficacy and safety of uterine fibroid embolization 3) Describe medications being studied for fibroid therapy
OB/GYN Risk Management Case Studies
Objectives: 1) Describe common causes of women’s health-related litigation 2) Describe strategies to reduce the risk of litigation 3) Describe the importance of documentation to reduce the risk of litigation
Exercising in Pregnancy
Objectives: 1) Describe maternal effects of exercise 2) Describe fetal effects of exercise 3) Describe recommendations for SCUBA and high-altitude exercise during pregnancy
Mammographic Screening and Breast Density
Objectives: 1) Describe current guidelines for screening mammograms 2) Describe what is meant by breast density 3) Describe mammographic breast density notification laws
Objectives: 1) Describe the evaluation of migraine headaches 2) Describe hormonal effects on migraine headaches 3) Describe treatment options for migraine headaches
Note: Content is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the activity website for the most current information.
November 19, 2021
Conference - Day 1
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM
7:30 AM - 11:50 AM
November 20, 2021
Conference - Day 2
Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
7:30 AM - 11:50 AM
November 21, 2021
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
This live activity is being reviewed and will be acceptable for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to the AMA PRA Category 1 credit toward the AMA Physicians Recognition Award. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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.
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.
Please note: Room categories are based on availability at the time of request.
Accommodations – The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel offers the following amenities: High-speed Internet & Wi-Fi, full access to the Business Center, Fitness Center, Outdoor Pool, Fire Shot Lounge, The Barbados Room Restaurant, Concierge Service, Nightly Turndown Service, and Lush Courtyard. In-room amenities include Air Conditioning, Cable/Satellite TV, Coffee/tea maker, Desk, Electrical Outlet at Desk, Free Newspaper, Complimentary High-Speed Internet Access, In-Room Movies, Shower, Telephone with Voice Mail, Work Desk with Lamp, and a 36 inch HD TV.
- Standard Guest Room $229 – An immediate sense of relaxation washes over you upon entering the Deluxe Rooms. Designed to reflect a true sense of Charleston style, these accommodations come with the option of one king bed or two double beds.
- View Guest Room $249 – The signature rooms feature views of church steeples in the distance, picturesque rooftops, and colorful gardens. Wake up to the beauty of Charleston and enjoy the comfort of a king bed or two double beds.
- Junior Suite $279 – A suite fit for royalty with almost 50% more space than most of the rooms. The Junior Suite offers relaxing amenities like a king bed, a small sofa, a large working area, comfortable chairs, and a wet bar.
Additional Lodging Information:
- Taxes & Fees – Currently, the guestroom tax rate is 14% + $2.18 destination marketing fee. Taxes and fees are subject to change without notice.
- Check-In & Check-Out – The Hotel’s check-in time is after 3:00 PM, and check-out time is 11:00 AM.
Parking – The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel does not own or operate the parking facilities. Parking fees may change without notice. Current Parking fees per day are as follows:
- Valet Parking – rate is currently $39.00 per day and will be charged to individual guestrooms on a nightly basis.
- Self-parking – is located in the Charleston County Municipal Parking Garage located behind the Hotel. Self-parking is a separate charge paid directly to the garage upon exiting.
Lodging Deposit -Individuals are required to guarantee their reservation with a valid credit card.
Additional Travel Information
Airport Information – The Charleston International Airport is located 12 miles from The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel.
Airport Transportation – To make your airport transfer reservation, please see below:
Taxi Service: A taxi ride from the airport to the hotel is approximately 12-miles and costs about $31 for 2 passengers (+ $14 extra charges per additional passenger). For non-metered rides make sure you agree on a fixed rate beforehand.
Shuttle Service: CHS airport downtown shuttle departs roughly every 15 minutes, and cost $14.00 per person. Advanced reservations are not necessary. The shuttle is a shared ride, so be prepared to make several stops depending on how many passengers there are. The shuttles and taxis are in front of the terminal building, outside of the baggage claim area.
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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