Primary Care Update: Office Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Pharmacology

Sep 16, 2022 – Sep 18, 2022

Maine - Samoset Resort On The Ocean

Overlooking the blue waters of Penobscot Bay, the Samoset Resort offers acres of oceanfront bliss ideal for your next Coastal Maine getaway. The Samoset Resort is a Historic & Luxurious Coastal Maine Resort that has been hosting unforgettable Maine vacations for generations, introducing guests to the beauty and serenity of Coastal Maine with genuine hospitality, inviting accommodations, and activities for every age and interest. The stunning midcoast of Maine “Where the Mountains Meet the Sea” is a true recreational and cultural paradise for those wanting to explore the best New England has to offer. Hiking, sailing, cross country and alpine skiing, international film festivals, national music performances and award-winning cuisine are only a few of the attractions offered in this classic vacation destination. Tee off on the Resorts 18-hole championship golf course, enjoy a day of fun with the whole family in the Ultimate Backyard, or explore the small towns and villages that give Mid-Coast Maine it’s timeless charm.

Tuition

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Physician (MD/DO)
Early Bird Registration (through August 11, 2022)
$ 849.00
Other Healthcare Professionals/Residents/Military MD
Early Bird Registration (through August 11, 2022)
$ 749.00
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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

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

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

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

Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Evaluation and Management of Concussion
Objectives: 1) Recall the etiology, pathophysiology, and signs and 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/significance

MSK Imaging: What to Order, When, and Why!
Objectives: 1) Consider imaging options for MSK problems 2) Determine when advanced radiographic imaging is indicated 3) Order imaging in a timely and cost-effective way

Evaluation and Care of Common Knee Problems
Objectives: 1) Review knee anatomy and function 2) Diagnose common knee problems, including overuse, degenerative and traumatic 3) Describe common treatments for these problems

Evaluation and Care of Common Shoulder Problems
Objectives: 1) Review shoulder anatomy, function, and exam 2) Diagnose common shoulder problems, including overuse, degenerative and traumatic 3) Describe common treatments for these problems

Top Sports Medicine Problems You Can’t Afford to Miss!
Objectives: 1) In a case-based format, learn how to recognize these critical sports medicine issues that could lead to devastating consequences if they are missed 2) Learn key history and physical findings, as well as appropriate use of imaging, that will lead you to the right diagnosis 3) Understand common pitfalls that may lead you down the wrong path 4) Learn how to properly manage these challenging conditions

Evaluation and Care of Hand and Wrist Problems
Objectives: 1) Review the anatomy of the hand and wrist 2) Outline important history and physical findings 3) Review relevant diagnostic tests, including imaging and electrodiagnostic 4) Discuss common diagnoses and care

Pharmacology

COPD Refresher
Objectives: 1) Review guideline updates regarding COPD 2) Discuss availability of new inhaler devices and potential place in therapy

Optimizing Lipid-Lowering Medications in High-Risk Patients 
Objectives: 1) Summarize recommendations from clinical practice guidelines regarding lipid-lowering therapy 2) Discuss clinical evidence and place in therapy for non-statin agents 3) Develop a therapeutic plan for a patient with complex lipid-lowering needs

Alphabet Soup: Clinical Considerations for SGLT-2 Inhibitors 
Objectives: 1) Summarize recommendations from clinical practice guidelines regarding diabetes 2) Discuss clinical evidence and place in therapy for newly approved oral diabetes agents 3) Develop a therapeutic plan for a patient with diabetes

Injectable Agents for Type 2 Diabetes: Focus on Medication Adjustment
Objectives: 1) Summarize recommendations from clinical practice guidelines regarding diabetes 2) Discuss clinical evidence and place in therapy for GLP-1 agonists and newly approved insulin products 3) Develop a therapeutic plan for a patient with diabetes

Management of Hypertension in Special Populations 
Objectives: 1) Summarize recommendations from clinical practice guidelines regarding hypertension 2) Review literature for antihypertensive use in the elderly, chronic kidney disease, and resistant hypertension 3) Develop a therapeutic plan for a complex patient with hypertension

Antidepressants: Focus on Medication Adjustment and Monitoring 
Objectives: 1) Review clinical pharmacology of commonly prescribed drug classes for mental health conditions 2) Discuss dose titration, drug interactions, and lab monitoring for commonly prescribed drug classes

Please 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

September 16, 2022

Bay Point Ballroom

Conference - Day 1

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 7:00 AM

7:30AM-11:50AM

September 17, 2022

Bay Point Ballroom

Conference - Day 2

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30AM-11:50AM

September 18, 2022

Bay Point Ballroom

Conference - Day 3

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30AM-11:50AM

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

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.

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 book your lodging 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 – The Samoset Resort’s inviting guest rooms offer the quintessential Maine lodging experience, complete with private balconies or terraces and a relaxed ambiance that reflects the serene coastal setting. Create the perfect soundtrack for your Maine vacation with the iHome radio, wake up to a fresh cup of coffee or tea from your own personal Keurig® or unwind after a day on the water with a show on your 50” flat screen television. From plush bath robes and bedding to wireless Internet access and in-room refrigerators, the refreshing guest rooms offer the perfect seaside getaway.

  • Non View & Garden View Guest Rooms$299 Per Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) Bedding Types: one king, one queen, or two queen beds available with rooms from 363-418 Sq. Ft. + deck.  These beautifully decorated guest rooms feature all of their standard amenities, as well as, a private balcony or terrace with views of their award-winning golf course, lush gardens and stone walls or the resort’s expansive outdoor pool. Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time request.
  • Partial Ocean View Guest Room$349 Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) Bedding Types: one king or two queen beds available with rooms from 363-418 Sq. Ft. + deck. Guests staying in their Partial Ocean View Rooms will enjoy inspiring views of Penobscot Bay or Rockland Harbor. This elegant Maine lodging also allows guests to enjoy their morning coffee on a private balcony or terrace while watching the sunlight dance across the water. Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time request.
  • Ocean Front Guest Rooms$449 Room Per Night (Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees) Bedding Types: One king or two queen beds available with rooms from 363-418 Sq. Ft. + deck. Guests staying in their Ocean Front Rooms will wake up to spectacular views of Penobscot Bay or Rockland Harbor. This elegant Maine lodging also allows guests to enjoy their morning coffee on a private balcony or terrace while watching the sunlight dance across the water. Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time request.

Additional Lodging Information – Rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 9%) in effect at the time of check-in.

Check-in/Check-out times: Check-in is at 4:00 PM and check-out is at 11:00 AM.

Additional Occupancy Fee: Rates are based on single or double occupancy. There is an additional charge of $30 per person, per night, for each additional guest over the age of 18 staying in the room.

Pet Policy: Samoset Resort welcomes well-mannered dogs 30 lbs. or less. Guests bringing dogs will be charged $75 per night, per dog; maximum of two dogs per room. Their dog-friendly rooms are restricted to ground-level rooms only. Their higher floors and their timeshare units do not allow dogs. Further room type and location restrictions may apply. Guests will be responsible for any property damage inadvertently caused by their dogs. Certified service dogs that provide assistance to individuals with disabilities are welcome at the hotel and are not subject to the policies and restrictions described above.

Resort Charge and AmenitiesRates are subject to a discounted $30 taxable resort fee, per room, per night.
The Resort Fee includes unlimited local and toll free calls, in room coffee, wireless internet in guest rooms and public space, access to the business center, outdoor zero entry pool, hot tub and fire pit, outdoor recreation including tennis courts, shuffleboard, basketball court and playground, as well as, concierge service and children activities. In addition, access to their state of the art full service health club includes their indoor pool, hot tub, steam saunas, strength room, group fitness, cardio theater and classes.

The Resort also includes access to their 18-Hole Championship Golf Course – ranked among the best in Maine, Golf Complex with clubhouse, Pro Shop, golf range, practice green, short game facility with bunkers, and restaurant. Samoset Scoring School offers private and group golf instruction with PGA professionals.

Hotel Parking – The Resort provides complimentary self-parking and 24-hour valet service for overnight guests and for those attending the conference each day.

Lodging Deposit – All reservations must be guaranteed by a major credit card or a first night’s room deposit, plus tax.

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 August 11, 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 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 Boston Logan International Airport is 184 mi away from the Samoset Resort. The Portland International Jetport is 84 mi away from the Samoset Resort. The Bangor International Airport is 66 mi away from the Samoset 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.

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

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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