Primary Care Update: Office Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Pain Management

Jun 04, 2021 – Jun 06, 2021

Washington D.C. - Fairmont Washington D.C. Georgetown

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Tuition

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Physician (MD/DO)
Early Bird Registration (through May 4, 2021)
$ 799.00
Other Healthcare Professionals/Residents/Military MD
Early Bird Registration (through May 4, 2021)
$ 699.00
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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

Primary Care Update: Office Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Pain Management – 12 Credits 

Overview
This conference is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Office Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Pain Management, 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 Office Orthopedics, Sports Medicine 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 Office Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Pain Management.

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

Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Concussion Update
Objectives: 1) Recall the etiology, pathophysiology, and signs & symptoms of concussion 2) Utilize concussion assessment tools to assess and manage concussion 3) Determine medical clearance and return to learn and play recommendations 4) Consider when and how to interpret neuropsychological testing 5) Define second impact syndrome and its complications and significance

Knee Pain Evaluation and Management
Objectives: 1) Identify key history elements to diagnose etiology of knee pain 2) Select the most accurate examination tests for evaluation of knee pain 3) Counsel patients on the most effective and evidence-based treatment for knee pain

Shoulder Pain Evaluation and Management
Objectives: 1) Identify key history elements to diagnose etiology of shoulder pain 2) Select the most accurate examination tests for evaluation of shoulder pain 3) Counsel patients on the most effective and evidence-based treatment for shoulder pain

Exercise Rx: What and For Whom?
Objectives: 1) Distinguish health benefits that can be attained from regular physical activity 2) Prepare effective exercise prescriptions using the FITT-PRO 3) Address barriers to implementation that may exist for some patients

Tendinitis: The Challenges and Controversies
Objectives: 1) Define and differentiate types of tendinopathy 2) Select evidence-based treatments for tendinopathy 3) Determine indications, benefits, and harms from injections for tendinopathy

Sports Medicine Exam Tips and Tricks
Objectives: 1) Determine when urgent referral is needed for a hand injury based on the history and physical exam 2) Select the most accurate examination for certain musculoskeletal complaints 3) Perform appropriate testing to evaluate foot and ankle injuries that may require further testing or referral

Pain Management 

Physical Exam for Low Back Pain: A Hands-On Approach
Objectives: 1) Discuss how a number of structures in the lumbar spine may serve as pain generators, including disc, facet joint, myofascial, and ligamentous structures 2) Review basic physical exam techniques used for assessing spine-related pain conditions 3) Differentiate lumbar radiculopathy signs and symptoms from other causes of low back pain, including facet-mediated, soft tissue, and sacroiliac joint pain

Osteoarthritis Update – Including Assessment of Shoulder and Hip Pain Disorders
Objectives: 1) Become familiar with the evolving understanding of the pathophysiology of OA and the role of the central nervous system 2) Review pharmacologic agents used in treating OA, including NSAIDs, topical analgesics, and opioids 3) Learn physical exam tests to improve a clinician’s ability to diagnose common shoulder, hip, and knee conditions for both in office visits and telehealth services

Update on Pathophysiology of Pain and Review of Multidisciplinary Approaches in the Management of Fibromyalgia
Objectives: 1) Review mechanisms of pain perception, including peripheral and central changes and how they serve as targets for pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions for pain management 2) Describe recent genetic, biochemical, and imaging evidence supporting the etiology of fibromyalgia 3) Become familiar with the American College of Rheumatology criteria for the diagnosis of fibromyalgia, including the updated 2010 version

Rational Polypharmacy for Chronic Pain Management
Objectives: 1) Apply an updated pathophysiologic understanding to targeting and treating pain 2) Understand mechanisms of action of the various muscle relaxers and anticonvulsants commonly used to treat various chronic pain states 3) Use case examples to better understand titration and adjustment of adjuvant analgesics

Update on Opioid Pharmacology, Risk Management Strategies, and Applying the CDC Guidelines in Primary Care
Objectives: 1) Highlight pharmacologic differences between various opioid products used for chronic pain management 2) Describe risk factors that may help to predict problematic opioid use, including addiction and misuse 3) Review the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain and how it can be applied to managing patients in pain, including tapering 4) Understand and utilize urine drug monitoring (UDM) and prescription monitoring programs (PDMPs), as a means of more comprehensive monitoring of patients that may require opioid analgesics as part of a pain management regimen

Behavioral Health and Physical Therapy Approach for Managing Pain: A Case-Based Approach
Objectives: 1) Highlight general principles and goals of treatment related to cognitive behavioral therapy 2) Understand physical therapy approaches to low back pain, including stabilization exercises, massage, and the McKenzie Method 3) Become familiar with common biofeedback-assisted relaxation techniques used to help patients manage chronic 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

June 4, 2021

Fairmont at Georgetown Conference Center

Conference - Day 1

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

June 5, 2021

Fairmont at Georgetown Conference Center

Conference - Day 2

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

June 6, 2021

Fairmont at Georgetown 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 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 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 info@mceconferences.com

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

Accommodations and Amenities – Located in Washington’s fashionable West End and adjacent to historic Georgetown, the newly renovated Fairmont Washington, D.C. welcomes guests in capital style. With a sunlit urban courtyard that soothes the spirit, the Fairmont is the perfect hotel for business or leisure travel. Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown is known for its engaging service and stylish surroundings. A relaxing visit to the hotel’s fitness center, indoor pool, and serene courtyard also provide you with an array of rejuvenating experiences. The finest meeting space, accommodations, and personal service will draw you back to this four-diamond, luxury Washington, D.C. hotel’s accommodations time and again.

  • Fairmont Guest Room$209 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) Bedding Options: one king or two queen beds. Inspired by the city of Washington, D.C., the Fairmont offers newly renovated, spacious guest rooms perfectly suiting the style and tastes of the sophisticated traveler. Featuring elegant furnishings, a soothing color scheme, and locally inspired art pieces, guest rooms are curated with a modern flair. Each city view room offers a 49” HDTV, multiple outlets, and a multifunctional table with a chaise lounge perfect for work or dining. Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time of request.
  • Deluxe Guest Room$279 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) Bedding Types: one king or two queen beds. The city of Washington is known for its grand promenades and lush parks. Our newly renovated Deluxe room celebrates the beauty of the outdoors with views of our courtyard garden; most rooms offering a petite balcony. These spacious guest rooms have the best view in the hotel. Each room features modern furnishings, a 49” HDTV, multiple outlets, and a multifunctional table with a chaise lounge perfect for work or dining. Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time of request.

Additional Lodging Information – Room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes in effect at the time of check-in, currently at 14.95%.

  • Additional Guests: Guest Room Occupancy: The nightly cost is based on double occupancy. Each additional guest (under the age of 18) is $30 per room per night. Maximum occupancy of 4 guests.
  • Check-in/Check-out times: Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. and Check-out time is at 1:00 p.m.
  • Complimentary Guest Room Internet – Meeting room internet and guest room internet will be complimentary for all MCE Conferences attendees booked within the group block

Parking – Parking for MCE Conference attendees staying at the Fairmont is discounted at $48.00 per car, overnight. Local and offsite attendees are discounted at $30.00 per day during the hours of the conference.

Lodging Deposit – A Credit Card is used at the time of booking to guarantee your reservation. Balance due to the hotel 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 May 13, 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 canceled or modified based on the Hotel/Resort policy, and deposits may not be eligible for a refund.

Please note: To provide a quality and interactive CME program, MCE Conferences will limit the number of registrations per conference.

Additional Travel Information

Airport Information – The Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is located approximately 5 miles from Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown. The Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) is located approximately 26 miles from Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown. The Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is located approximately 45 miles from Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown.

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.

Taxi Service or Ride Share Service – MCE Conferences recommends taking a taxi or rideshare service such as Lyft or Uber to get from the airport to your hotel. Follow signs at the airport for ground transportation and taxi service. Fares from the Washington Dulles International Airport to the Fairmont Georgetown will start at approximately $45 USD (1-4 persons)

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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