Cardiology and Emergency Medicine for Primary Care

Dec 28, 2020 – Dec 30, 2020

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Tuition

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Physician (MD/DO)
Early Bird Registration (through November 30, 2020)
$ 799.00
Military MD/Residents/Other Healthcare Professionals
Early Bird Registration (through November 30, 2020)
$ 699.00
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Lodging Reservations*

Tuition Discount Eligibility

MCE Cancellation Policy

Option 1 Option 2
Up to 90 days before conference date Refund - Less $50 processing fee Credit - 100%
Up to 30 days before conference date Refund - Less $100 processing fee Credit - Less $50 processing fee
Up to 7 days before conference date Refund - Less $250 processing fee Credit - Less $100 processing fee
Within 7 days of conference date No Refund Available Credit - Less $250 processing fee
  • 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 Emergency Medicine for Primary Care

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

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 during a 20-minute office visit.

Topics and Objectives

ECG 101: Boot Camp
Objectives: 1) Learn how to comfortably and quickly interpret an electrocardiogram (ECG) 2) Rather than memorize patterns, understand WHY the ECG appears at it does 3) Identify features of ECGs that are associated with life-threatening conditions

Looking Up: A (Re)View of Syncope
Objectives: 1) Learn about the causes of transient loss of consciousness (TLOC) 2) Identify which patients are at high-risk for life-threatening events after a TLOC by essential questions, focused physical exam, and electrocardiography 3) Understand the role of additional testing (echocardiography, ambulatory ECG monitoring, tilt table testing) after a TLOC presentation 4) Learn about treatment options and goals of therapy.

Stayin’ Alive: Sudden Cardiac Death/Athletic Preparticipation Screening
Objectives: 1) Learn about the epidemiology of sudden cardiac arrest 2) Understand the role of an implantable defibrillator to prevent death from sudden cardiac arrest 3) Learn about the most common causes of sudden cardiac arrest in young athletes 4) Learn how to accurately screen for and diagnose conditions that increase the risk of sudden cardiac arrest in young athletes

How to Live Forever: A Primer on Conventional, Complementary/Alternative, and Futuristic Medicine Strategies for Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases
Objectives: 1) Explore the conventional methods of screening for cardiovascular diseases using case examples 2) Consider Complementary/Alternative Medicine (CAM) strategies to augment traditional medicine prevention strategies 3) Learn about emerging technologies that may shape the direction of future cardiovascular disease prevention

 Truth or A Fib: The Truth about Afib
Objectives: 1) Decide the appropriate triage of patients presenting in atrial fibrillation; 2) Learn the “four pillars” of Afib management; 3) Develop an understanding of the advanced therapies to treat atrial fibrillation and its related conditions, such as ablation procedure and left atrial appendage closure.

Guide me! A Practical Overview of Cardiology Guidelines and Impact on Primary Care Medicine
Objectives: 1) Understand when to initiate treatment strategies for cholesterol lowering and blood pressure control; 2) Learn the latest goals for appropriate use of cardiac imaging and valvular heart disease; 3) Review reasons to consider cardiac pacing and defibrillator devices for your patients.

 Clinical Pearls from the Recent Literature
Objectives: 1)List pearls from the recent emergency medicine literature that pertain to common conditions encountered by the primary care physician 2) Discuss the incorporation of recent evidence into the diagnosis and management of select primary care patients.

Deadly Drug Combinations
Objectives: 1)Identify high-risk medication combinations that can result in deadly consequences 2) Discuss processes to ensure patient safety when prescribing medications at high-risk for adverse outcome.

Pearls & Pitfalls in Evaluating Primary Care Patients with Chest Pain
Objectives: 1) Discuss the pearls and pitfalls in diagnosis and management of acute pericarditis 2) List the clinical signs and symptoms that truly increase the probability for acute coronary syndrome 3) Discuss the pearls and pitfalls in diagnosis of patients with acute esophageal perforation

Updates in Cardiac Arrest 2020
Objectives: 1) Identify the critical components of high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) 2) Discuss the utility of epinephrine in the management of patients with cardiac arrest 3) Discuss the pitfalls in airway management of the patient with cardiac arrest.

Modern Management of Anaphylaxis & Angioedema
Objectives: 1) Discuss the current, evidence-based management of patients with ACE-inhibitor induced angioedema 2) State the indications for, and appropriate dosing of, epinephrine in anaphylaxis 3) Discuss the use of antihistamines and corticosteroids in the treatment of patients with anaphylaxis

Avoiding Pitfalls in Back Pain Emergencies
Objectives: 1) Discuss pitfalls in the diagnosis of spinal epidural abscess 2) Discuss pitfalls in the diagnosis and management of select spinal cord compressive syndromes

 

Program Schedule

Date

Location

Description

Time

December 28, 2020

Grand Floridian Conference Center

Conference - Day 1

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees
Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

December 29, 2020

Grand Floridian Conference Center

Conference - Day 2

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

December 30, 2020

Grand Floridian 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.

American Academy of Family Physicians – AAFP

This live activity has been reviewed and is 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 Healthcare professionals in other specialties need to verify with their licensing board the reciprocal credit agreement with the AAFP.

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 888-533-9031 or 858-566-1500.

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

Accommodations and Amenities – Victorian elegance meets modern sophistication at this lavish Disney Resort hotel. Relax in the sumptuous lobby as the live orchestra plays ragtime, jazz and popular Disney tunes. Unwind outdoors, indulge in a luxurious massage and watch evening fireworks light up the sky over Cinderella Castle. Just one stop to Magic Kingdom park on the complimentary Resort Monorail, this timeless Victorian-style marvel evokes Palm Beach’s golden era.

Amenities Include: Complimentary airport shuttle, 24-hour room service, High-speed Internet access, Satellite TV (includes Disney programming), Health Club Admission, Newspaper delivery, Coffeemaker, Refrigerator, Hair dryer, Iron and ironing board, Pack ‘n Play playard (full-size crib is available upon request),In-room wall safe, Robes, and Laundry facilities/services, night time water parade, and access to the pools. Note: Rooms are Non-Smoking. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available.

  • Standard Rooms – $339 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) All Rooms are 448 Square Feet. Bedding Options: Standard Rooms offer views of the Courtyard, Marina, or Pool areas. (View based upon availability at time of check in). Choose between 2 Queen Beds and 1 Day Bed or 2 Queen Beds or 1 King Bed and 1 Day Bed or 1 King Bed and 1 Double-Size Sleeper Sofa Maximum Occupancy in the room is 5 Adults.

Additional Lodging Information

  • Taxes: The Group Room Rates are subject to applicable sales and resort taxes, currently 12½%. There will be no mandatory resort or other fee levied on the sleeping rooms in addition to the Group Room Rate plus applicable taxes (unless required by law).
  • Additional Adult Charge: Guest room rates are quoted as single or double occupancy. The charge for additional guests beyond double occupancy is $35.00 plus applicable tax per guest per night for adults 18 years and older.
  • Occupancy: Maximum room occupancy is (5) guests.

 

Hotel Parking – Standard overnight self-parking is available to registered Guests for a fee that will be applied to their hotel folio upon check-out. All parking fees include applicable tax and are subject to change.

  • Current Self-parking rates are $25 per night. Current Valet parking rates are also available for $33 per night.
  • Complimentary Self-parking will be provided during the hours of the meeting for all local and offsite 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.

Register & Book Your Lodging Early! The MCE reduced room rates will be available to registered attendees up until November 30, 2020 (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 – The Orlando International Airport (MCO) is located approximately 20 miles (about 30 minutes) from Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.

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

Disney Magical Express Shuttle – Disney’s Magical Express Transportation is there way of helping you reach your meeting destination stress-free and focused. Disney picks you up and takes you from Orlando International Airport to the Resort, while their “hands-free” luggage service delivers your bags from the plane directly to your room. Departing is also a breeze with in-hotel boarding pass service and return shuttle to the Orlando International Airport (MCO). To make your Magical Express Reservation, please Click Here

Taxi Fare – Estimated fare is approximately $47 each way.

Mears Transportation – Orlando’s Transportation Professionals since 1939. For more information or to book a reservation with Mears Transportation, please Click Here or call 407-422-2222.

Shuttlefare – For more information or to book a reservation with Shuttlefare, please Click Here or call 877-300-4826.

Groundlink Private Car Service – Conference attendees will receive a 15% discount on airport transfer fares when they Click Here and enter the Promo Code: MCEREBATE when booking online, using the mobile app, or calling 877-546-6903.

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.

Disney Park Tickets and More! – To purchase specially-priced Disneyworld® Resort Theme Park tickets, please check back here: link coming soon. These special tickets are not available once you arrive at the Resort. Don’t delay! Prices are subject to change without notice.

My Disney Experience – To make the most of your upcoming Walt Disney World® Resort visit, let My Disney Experience be your guide to innovative online and mobile tools to help plan and share your upcoming visit. It gives you unprecedented control of your experience, making it easy to save time and enjoy your trip with friends, family and colleagues. After purchasing your special Meeting/Convention Theme Park tickets, please Click Here.

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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