Primary Care Update: Adult and Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Jul 30, 2021 – Aug 01, 2021

Florida Emerald Coast - Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

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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

Primary Care Update: Adult and Pediatric Infectious Diseases – 12 Credits 

Overview
This conference is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Adult and Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 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 Adult and Pediatric Infectious Diseases 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 Adult and Pediatric Infectious Diseases 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

Primary Care-Associated Infectious Diseases: Part 1
Objective: 1) Review the approach to selected primary care-associated infections, including urinary tract infections, pharyngitis, and TB screening in a case-based format

Clostridium Difficile
Objectives: 1) Review current epidemiology, clinical presentation, and diagnosis of C. difficile infections 2) Provide updated treatment strategies for treatment of C. difficile infections

Primary Care-Associated Infectious Diseases: Part 2
Objectives: 1) Review the approach to selected primary care-associated infections, including selected emerging viral infections, exotic pet-associated infections, and recreational water-associated infections in a case-based format

Mimics of Infectious Diseases
Objective: 1) Review several case-based presentations, which may or may not be due to an infectious disease

Primary Care-Associated Infectious Diseases: Part 3
Objective: 1) Provide an update on recommendations regarding antibiotic prophylaxis for infective endocarditis and prosthetic joint infections, as well as, selected fever and rash presentations in a case-based format

Management of Common Pediatric Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
Objectives: 1) Understand the impact of antimicrobial resistance in pediatrics 2) Become familiar with the appropriate evaluation and treatment for otitis media and sinusitis 3) Select appropriate antibiotic therapy for streptococcal pharyngitis 4) Recommend appropriate management for streptococcal carriers

Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: Evidence-Based Management
Objectives: 1) Become familiar with the impact of MRSA in common pediatric skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI) 2) Select appropriate antibiotic therapy for superficial skin infections 3) Become familiar with the appropriate evaluation and treatment of purulent SSTI 4) Recommend appropriate management for the child with recurrent skin abscesses

Is it Just “Bad Luck?”: Evaluation of the Child with Recurrent Infections
Objectives: 1) Identify which children may require workup for recurrent infections 2) Discuss most common immunodeficiencies in children 3) Be able to select appropriate screening tests for possible immunodeficiency 4) Identify cost-effective diagnostic studies for children with recurrent infections

Dealing with the Uncertain: Fever Without a Source and Fever of Unknown Origin
Objectives: 1) Identify young febrile children at increased risk of serious bacterial infections 2) Become familiar with current evidence upon which decision-making guidelines are based 3) Recommend appropriate diagnostic studies for young infants with a fever without source 4) Become familiar with the stepwise evaluation for children with fever of unknown origin

COVID-19: An Update
​Objective: 1) Provide an overview on the epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of COVID-19

A Closer Look (With Social Distancing): COVID-19 Vaccine for Adults and Children
Objectives: 1) Understand the science behind the rapid development of COVID-19 vaccines 2) Discuss available and soon-to-be-approved COVID-19 vaccines 3) Summarize the recommendations for vaccinating during the COVID-19 pandemic 4) Address the most common questions on the COVID-19 vaccines from patients

Infectious Diseases 2021: An Update
Objective: 1) Identify some of the most recent significant papers and topics that highlight emerging themes in infectious diseases other than COVID-19

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 30, 2021

Sandestin Linkside Ballroom

Conference - Day 1

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

July 31, 2021

Sandestin Linkside Ballroom

Conference - Day 2

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

August 1, 2021

Sandestin Linkside Ballroom

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 Primary Care Update: Adult and Pediatric Infectious Diseases and deemed it acceptable for up to 12.00 In-Person, Live (could include online) AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 07/30/2021 to 08/01/2021. 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.

Please click here for nearby lodging options or call (800) 622-1038 to confirm if the Sandestin Resort has remaining availability for you to book direct.

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

Accommodations and Amenities

  • Bayside Lodging – Enjoy comfortable and scenic accommodations at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Bayside at Sandestin is a good match for travelers who are seeking value while enjoying all the complimentary amenities Sandestin has to offer. At Bayside at Sandestin, you can select from accommodations with beautiful Bay views to resort views; studios and one bedroom suites.Bayside at Sandestin Guest Room$187 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)
    Bayside at Sandestin 1 Bedroom$228 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)
  • Village Lodging – The Village of Baytowne Wharf offers guests the opportunity to be located in the heart of the resort activities, while secluded in the luxury of their Destin condo rental. These Destin, Florida condominiums are peppered with quaint shops, charming eateries and lively nightspots which make up the Village. The Village of Baytowne Wharf is also home to street performers, concerts, festivals and family-friendly attractions that are fun gatherings for Sandestin guests to attend. Units are individually owned and vary in terms of interior design and furnishings.Village Studio$228 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)
    Village 1 Bedroom $249 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)
    Village 2 Bedroom $378 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)
  • Grand Complex Lodging – The Grand Complex offers guests the opportunity to be located within steps from the activities of the Village of Baytowne Wharf. Hip happenings abound, with street performers, concerts, festivals and family-friendly attractions that are fun gatherings for Sandestin guests to attend. Regardless of the occasion, you’ll find a Destin vacation condo rental that’s right for you at the Grand Complex. Units are individually owned and vary in terms of interior design and furnishings.Grand Complex Studio$237 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)
    Grand Complex 1 Bedroom $257 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)
    Grand Complex 2 Bedroom $386 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)
    Grand Complex 3 Bedroom $486 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)
  • Beachwalk Lodging – Clustered into a quaint neighborhood community, Sandestin Beachwalk villas are truly a home away from home. These Destin, Florida condominium-style villas feature private drives, patios overlooking a large natural lake and fully furnished kitchens, dining and living areas. This lodging option includes its own pool area. Units are individually owned and vary in terms of interior design and furnishings.
    Beachwalk 2 Bedroom$346 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)
    Beachwalk 3 Bedroom $434 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)
  • Southside Lodging – These Mediterranean-inspired villa rentals in Destin, Florida, offer two-and-three bedroom townhomes priced to offer affordable luxury. Situated along some of Baytowne Golf Club’s signature holes and just a stroll from the sugar-white sands of the Gulf of Mexico, Tivoli is the best Destin beach and golf experience you can imagine. This lodging option includes its own pool area. There are units with golf cart rentals available at this complex. For more information on these units, please contact the Reservations department. Units are individually owned and vary in terms of interior design and furnishings.
    Southside 2 Bedroom$363 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)
    Southside 3 Bedroom $465 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees)

Additional Lodging Information – All rooms will be charged a daily resort fee in the amount of 12% of the pre-tax amount of the daily room rate.

Sandestin Resort Map- To review the Sandestin Resort Map Click Here.

Check-in/Check-out times: Check in-time begins at 4:00 PM. Check-out time is at 10:00 AM. The bell captain can arrange to hold luggage for guests attending the program in order to avoid late check-out.

Resort Charge – The resort fee covers items including, but not limited to, complimentary resort transportation; two bicycles per unit for up to four hours of usage daily; fitness center usage; one hour per day of tennis court time (based on availability); one hour per day usage on either a canoe, kayak or boogie board, self-parking, Wi-Fi in the Baytowne and Linkside Conference Center, and reservation processing services. The resort fee is not a government-imposed charge. All rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes and fees in effect at time of check-in (currently 11% for accommodations and 9% taxes and fees for all other services).

Hotel Parking – Complimentary self-parking will be provided for all MCE attendees.

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 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.

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 22, 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 – Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS) is located only 30 miles from the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Pensacola Airport (PNS) is located 61 miles from the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Panama City International Airport (ECP) is located 42 miles from the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.

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  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.

Airport Transportation

Advantage Airport Shuttle: 1-850-420-7807. Click Here

Sunshine Shuttle and Limo: 1-866-650-6333. Click Here

 

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