Primary Care Update: Adult and Pediatric Dermatology

Feb 18, 2022 – Feb 20, 2022

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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 Dermatology – 12 Credits 

This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Adult and Pediatric Dermatology, 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 Dermatology, 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 goal of improving patient outcomes.

Target Audience
All Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about issues in Adult and Pediatric Dermatology in the Primary Care setting.

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

Friday, February 18

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM:
Lotions, Potions and Pills: How to Get the Most Out of Dermatologic Treatments
Objectives: 1) Review frequently used vehicles 2) Discuss management of dry skin 3) Become familiar with different topical agents 4) Review systemic medications used for dermatological diseases

4:00 PM – 4:05 PM: BREAK

4:05 PM – 5:05 PM:
Updates in Psoriasis and Urticaria
Objectives: 1) Review common forms of psoriasis 2) Review new treatments for psoriasis 3) Review common forms of urticaria 4) Review new treatments for urticaria

5:05 PM – 5:15 PM: BREAK

5:15 PM – 6:15 PM:
An Update on Acne in Children and Adolescents
Objectives: 1) Discuss the presentation of acne from birth to adolescence 2) Discuss specific effective treatment strategies for acne in all ages

6:15 PM – 6:20 PM: BREAK

6:20 PM – 7:20 PM:
Clinical Clues to Diagnosing Infections and Infestations in Childhood
Objectives: 1) Review the differential diagnosis of “itchy bumps” in children 2) Highlight clinical clues to help differentiate infectious rashes 3) Discuss the treatments of common infestations and infections in children

Saturday, February 19

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM:
Diagnosis and Management of Vascular Lesions in Children and Adults
Objectives: 1) Review the differential diagnosis of various vascular lesions that present in childhood and beyond 2) Discuss the latest treatments for infantile hemangioma 3) Highlight problematic vascular lesions or “when to worry”

4:00 PM – 4:05 PM: BREAK

4:05 PM – 5:05 PM:
My Top 12 Tips for Treating Atopic Dermatitis
Objectives: 1) Provide practical tips for treating atopic dermatitis in children 2) Discuss the safe use of topical corticosteroids 3) Debate the use of antihistamines in the management of atopic dermatitis

5:05 PM – 5:15 PM: BREAK

5:15 PM – 6:15 PM:
Moles and Melanoma
Objectives: 1) Differentiate benign versus suspicious nevi 2) Recognize the clinical presentations of melanoma 3) Learn about the surgical and medical treatments of melanoma

6:15 PM – 6:20 PM: BREAK

6:20 PM – 7:20 PM:
Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
Objectives: 1) Recognize and differentiate nonmelanoma skin cancers, premalignant lesions, and how to manage 2) Review what is new in nonmelanoma skin cancers

Sunday, February 20

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Fungal Infections and Rosacea
Objectives: 1) Review common forms of skin fungal infections 2) Discuss best treatments for onychomycosis 3) Review clinical features of rosacea and treatment options

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
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

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Interesting Pediatric Dermatology Cases
Objective: 1) Present a variety of pediatric dermatology cases with instructional value to the primary care audience

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Warts and Molluscum: What to Do?
Objectives: 1) Evaluate the data on what works for treatment of warts 2) Provide treatment strategies for warts and molluscum in children

Please Note: Content is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the activity website for the most current information.

Program Schedule





February 18, 2022

Fairmont Château Whistler

Conference - Day 1

Snacks and Beverages for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 2:30 PM

3:00 PM - 7:20 PM

February 19, 2022

Fairmont Château Whistler

Conference - Day 2

Snacks and Beverages for Registered Attendees

3:00 PM - 7:20 PM

February 20, 2022

Fairmont Château Whistler

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

The AAFP has reviewed Primary Care Update: Adult and Pediatric Dermatology and deemed it acceptable for up to 12.00 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 02/18/2022 to 02/20/2022. 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 has been reviewed and is 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.

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

Accommodations and Amenities – The luxurious 528-room Fairmont Chateau Whistler resort is located at the base of Blackcomb Mountain in Whistler, British Columbia. Tastefully designed luxury Whistler accommodations with spectacular mountain or village views were created to blend with the natural alpine setting.

  • Fairmont Room – $439 Per Room Per Night CAD (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) Bedding Options: One King or Two Queens beds. Enjoy your elegant surroundings in these spacious Fairmont guest rooms which feature a cozy sitting area and a fully equipped work station. These guest rooms offer all the amenities needed for a relaxing resort getaway: Air conditioning with individual control, High-Speed Internet Access, iHome docking station with built-in alarm clock, Kuerig coffee maker and kettle for in-room coffee and tea, Television with video check-out and ‘On-Command’ movie system (movie charges apply), Deluxe toiletries, Down filled duvets, Thick cotton bathrobes, Thick cotton bathrobes, In-room safe.

Additional Room Categories – Group rates for other room categories are based on availability at the time of booking.

  • Deluxe View Room –  $489 CAD (Plus Taxes and Fees)
  • Deluxe Slopeside Room – $529 CAD (Plus Taxes and Fees)
  • Junior Suite – $829 CAD (Plus Taxes and Fees)
  • Junior Valley View Suite – $759 CAD (Plus Taxes and Fees)
  • Alpine Suite – $639.00 CAD (Plus Taxes and Fees)

Additional Lodging Information

  • Taxes: Room rates are subject to an 11% Provincial Hotel Room Tax, and a 5% Federal Goods & Services Tax (GST).
  • Additional Adult Charge: Guest room rates are quoted as single or double occupancy. The charge for additional guests beyond double occupancy is $30.00 plus applicable tax per guest per night for adults 18 years and older.
  • Occupancy: Maximum room occupancy is (4) guests.
  • Check-in/Check-out times: Check-in is at 4:00 PM and check-out is at 11:00 AM
  • Housekeeping Service Charge: There is a daily service charge for Housekeeping services, currently $4.00 CAD per room plus applicable taxes.
  • Please note, all rates are in Canadian Dollars.

Addition Resort Fee – Please note that there is an additional mandatory daily resort fee of $15.00 CAD per room, plus applicable taxes (not included in the above rates) to cover the following:

Fairmont Health Club access with the use of a fully-equipped fitness center and weight room, Indoor/outdoor leisure pool, lap pool with underwater music, and four hot tubs, sauna and steam rooms, scheduled yoga classes, aqua fitness classes, valet service for your skis, Whistler Village shuttle service, Fairmont BMW hotel car service, unlimited Business internet access in your guest rooms, meeting room and resort public areas, PressReader online access to international newspapers and magazines, local and toll-free calls from your guest room, guided excursions with Fairmont’s Whistler Experience Guide.

Hotel Parking – Parking is provided for registered guests at the rate of $37 CAD inclusive of taxes, per night. Valet services are also available at a rate of $45 CAD inclusive of taxes, per night. Attendees staying offsite will be charged at the same rate as registered hotel guests for parking at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler.

Lodging Deposit – A Credit Card is used at the time of booking to guarantee your reservation. The Full Balance will be charged 14 days prior to arrival, at which point the payment will be Non-Refundable.

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 January 14, 2022 (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: 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 Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is located approximately 83 miles (134 km) from the Fairmont Chateau Whistler.

Airport Transfer: YVR Whistler SkyLynx connects travelers from Vancouver International Airport to Whistler along the sea to sky corridor.

For information about YVR Whistler SkyLynx fares and schedules, please call 1-800-661-1725 (North America) or 1-604-662-7575 (Local). Tickets can also be purchased at the Whistler/SkyLynx bus counter of Pacific Coach located in International Terminal, Arrivals Level 2.

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.

Discounted Lift Tickets and Equipment Rentals – To book discounted lift tickets, please click here. Once you’re at the resort, there will not be an onsite discount option so be sure to book EARLY! For equipment rentals, 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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