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PROGRAM CANCELED: Primary Care Update: Emergency Medicine, Pharmacology, and Women’s Health

Jul 02, 2020 – Jul 04, 2020

New York City - InterContinental New York Times Square

This program has been canceled. For additional assistance, please contact MCE Conferences by email at info@mceconferences.com.

RESERVATIONS – InterContinental Times Square Hotel has confirmed all reservations booked within the MCE Conferences room block will be canceled. We recommend that you contact the hotel directly for additional confirmation on the cancellation of your reservation.

Known as the melting pot of American culture, New York City is full of things to do, including the Met, MoMA, Broadway musicals, and plays. The InterContinental New York Times Square is a refreshing sanctuary from the sights and sounds of NYC. Rising 36 stories above the world-famous Times Square district, the crossroads of theater, dining, entertainment and business worlds, our luxury hotel is the quintessential New York City experience. Located at 44th Street and 8th Avenue, this Times Square hotel in midtown Manhattan is within walking distance to the Broadway Theatre District, as well as extraordinary shopping and fabulous restaurants. For those looking to stay in, indulge in bespoke cocktails and worldly comfort food at The Stinger Cocktail Bar and Kitchen, Chef Todd English’s premier cocktail lounge. A member of TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame, this Times Square hotel offers unparalleled luxury and convenience in the heart of Manhattan.

Tuition

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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: Emergency Medicine, Pharmacology and Women’s Health

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

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

Syncope Killers You Don’t Wanna Miss!
Objectives: 1) Identify emergent conditions that can present with syncope 2) Recognize ECG findings for syncope that warrant ED referral 3) Discuss the utility of orthostatic vital signs in syncope

Devious Abdominal Disasters
Objectives: 1) Describe subtle presentations of abdominal emergencies 2) Underline important history and physical exam findings in abdominal emergencies 3) Illustrate the diagnostic challenges in the elderly with abdominal pain

Numbers Game: What to Do When the Blood Pressure is Too High
Objectives: 1) Differentiate between a hypertensive emergency and asymptomatic hypertension 2) Discuss the dangers of acute management of asymptomatic hypertension 3) Identify which patients need emergent referral

Endocrine Emergencies You Thought You Knew
Objectives: 1) Describe atypical presentations of diabetes mellitus 2) Illustrate diagnostic challenges of thyrotoxicosis and myxedema coma 3) Discuss adrenal insufficiency and its management

Update on Heart Failure Management
Objectives: 1) Discuss the pathophysiology of heart failure 2) Discuss the role of preventative measures, including diet and exercise 3) Discuss the role of medical therapy as outlined in current guidelines 4) Apply learned information to patient-based case scenarios

Drug Therapies for Commonly Encountered Arrhythmias
Objectives: 1) Describe the pathophysiology and disease mechanisms associated with commonly encountered Supra-Ventricular and Ventricular Arrhythmias 2) Describe pharmacotherapy options and management guidelines for the treatment of Supra-ventricular and Ventricular Arrhythmias 3) Describe the advantages and disadvantages of available therapies used to manage Supra-ventricular and Ventricular Arrhythmias 4) Apply guideline based therapies using patient scenarios

Avoiding Polypharmacy in the Elderly
Objectives: 1) Discuss the basic principles of pharmacology in the aging process 2) Discuss the need to evaluate medication profiles before prescribing medications 3) Discuss strategies to optimize adherence to medicines and minimize drug administration errors

Drug Therapies for Acute Coronary Syndromes
Objectives: 1) Describe the pathophysiology and disease mechanisms associated with Acute Coronary Syndromes 2) Describe the pharmacotherapy options available for managing Acute Coronary Syndromes 3) Describe the advantages and disadvantages of available therapies used to manage Acute Coronary Syndromes 4) Describe the current guidelines for managing Acute Coronary Syndromes and Stable Ischemic Heart Disease

Cervical Cancer Screening and the ‘Wrongful Pap’
Objectives: 1) Determine when to start doing Pap screening and when to stop 2) ASCCP guidelines for cervical cancer screening 3) Primary HPV screening 4) Screening in immunocompromised individuals 5) The Wrongful Pap

Menopausal HRT: Is it Hot in Here, or Is It Me?
Objectives: 1) Indications and options for hormone replacement therapy 2) Contraindications to hormone replacement therapy 3) The Women’s Health Initiative study, it’s impact and subsequent interpretation 4) What about ‘bio-identical’ and compounded hormones? 5) Hormone replacement therapy decisions in special circumstances like premature ovarian failure, perimenopause, breast cancer survivors

Transgender 101
Objectives: 1) Concepts to understand 2) Terminology in use today 3) How to use correct pronouns when interacting with gender variant individuals 4) The components of gender transition 5) Clinical guidelines that guide treatment

STD update
Objectives: 1) Update on Chlamydia and Gonorrhea rates in the US 2) Theories as to why rates are going up and drug-resistant Gonorrhea is increasing 3) Current recommendations for PID treatment, partner treatment, and follow up 4) Who should be screened for syphilis and how

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 2, 2020

InterContinental Conference Center

Conference - Day 1

Snacks and Beverages for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 1:30 PM

2:00 PM - 6:20 PM

July 3, 2020

InterContinental Conference Center

Conference - Day 2

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

July 4, 2020

InterContinental 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: Deluxe Guest Room – Cool, contemporary and expansive, the Deluxe Guestrooms offer an added layer of luxury with unmatched city views. Every detail is considered: award-winning comfort beds in crisp, natural linens; extra-wide desks with ergonomic chairs, convenient charging stations and comfortable armchairs.

Floor-to-ceiling windows lay the landscape of Manhattan at your feet, with cinematic views of the Broadway Theater District, Times Square and the Hudson River. Indulge in spacious spa-inspired bathrooms with midnight blue mosaic tile, marble counters and dark wood accents, enclosed rainfall showers and our exclusive Agraria® artisan bath products. All MCE Deluxe Rooms to be situated on Floors 10 – 19.

  • Deluxe Guestroom – $199 Per Room Per Night Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees 
    • Room and Bedding Options:
      -Deluxe Double Guestroom: Two double-size Beds
      -Deluxe King Guestroom: One King-size Bed

Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time request.

Amenities – Amenities Include: 24 hour in-room dining room service, Wireless internet, Floor-to-ceiling windows, iHome dock and USB charging ports, 42” HDTVs with premium channels, Deluxe cotton linens, Keurig® coffee maker, In-room safe, Walk-in rain shower (Superior double rooms include bathtub), Botanical bath amenities by Agraria®, Pro-style hair dryer, Lighted makeup mirror, Gourmet mini bar, Deluxe Fitness Center with 24-hour access, Professional in-room hair and makeup services provided by NOMI Beauty available, Concierge services and multi-lingual staff available, Airport pick-up, taxi, car rental and limousine services may be arranged.

Additional Lodging Information

  • Check-in/ Check-out: Accommodations are available for check in at 4:00PM. Check out is at 11:00AM.
  • Additional Guests:Each additional adult beyond single/ double occupancy will be charged $30 per adult per night; this will only apply to persons 18 years of age older.
  • Taxes: Room rates do not reflect the following current taxes: New York State hotel tax of 14.75%; the New York City occupancy tax, which is $2.00 per room nightly; and the New York City Convention Center tax of $1.50 per room nightly. All taxes are subject to change.
  • Destination Fee: Waived for MCE attendees staying within the group block (Savings of $30++tax per room, per night).
  • Smoking Policy:This is a smoke free building in guest rooms, meeting rooms and public areas.

Parking – Daily valet parking is currently available for $70 plus tax and self-parking for $42 plus tax, per 24 hours, with no in and out privileges. Parking prices are subject to change.

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 25, 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 and Transportation – The hotel does not provide a shuttle to or from the airport. We recommend taking a taxi or using a ride share service.

Transportation
LA GUARDIA (LGA)
Average Travel Time to/from Intercontinental Times Square: One hour
Estimated Taxi Charge (one way): $40-$60 metered rate
Private Sedan (up to 3 people) $172.00 all inclusive

JOHN F. KENNEDY (JFK)
Average Travel Time to/from Intercontinental Times Square: One hour
Estimated Taxi Charge (one way): $53 without tip and toll
Private Sedan (up to 3 people) $172.00 all inclusive

NEWARK (EWR)
Average Travel Time to/from Intercontinental Times Square: One hour Fifteen Minutes
Estimated Taxi Charge (one way): $75- $95 metered rate
Private Sedan (up to 3 people) $134.00 all inclusive

PENN STATION (Amtrak)
Average Travel Time to/from Intercontinental Times Square: Fifteen Minutes
Estimated Taxi Charge (one way): $7-$10 metered rate
Private Sedan (up to 3 people) $91.00 all inclusive
Alternative transportation Methods: Subway, Walking (20 min)

GRAND CENTRAL STATION (Metro North)
Average Travel Time to/from Intercontinental Times Square: Fifteen Minutes
Estimated Taxi Charge (one way): $10-$15 metered rate
Private Sedan (up to 3 people) $91.00 all inclusive
Alternative transportation Methods: Subway, Walking (10 min)

Closest Subway Station: 42nd Street PORT AUTHORITY – A,C,E lines
With connection to 42nd Street TIMES SQUARE – N,Q,R,S,7,1,2,3 lines

Please contact concierge for quotes on private SUVs, Vans, and Limousines as well as any further questions.

Shuttle from JFK and LGA – For more information, please call 718-777-5111 or Click Here

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.
  • Alamo – Click Here and enter 7014125 under Contract ID to receive the Group Discount.
  • National – Click Here and enter XZB6145 under Contract ID to receive Group Discount

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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