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South Seas Island Resort * | Captiva / florida , USA
From 475 to 950 USD
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Specialty: , Cardiology, Clinical Pharmacology, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Hematology and Hemotherapy, Immunology, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Other Specialties, Pathology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Radiology, Rheumatology, Sports Medicine, Urology
Dates: From Jul, 1, 2013 to Jul, 3, 2013
Location: Captiva / florida , USA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 475 to 950 USD
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South Seas Island Resort *

Captiva / Florida , USA Visit the Venue to read more


AAFP Physician Accreditation 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 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

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is the accrediting body for family medicine continuing medical education (CME)in the United States of America.

About the reciprocal credit agreement•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 Academy of Physician Assistants AAPA accepts Category 1 CME approval from the AAFP.
American Nursing Accreditation AAFP prescribed credits are accepted by the nursing associations and converted to 18 CEU's.
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners AANP AAFP Prescribed credits are accepted by the AANP certification program.

Transportation Guide:
Airport Information - South Seas Island Resort is located 38 miles from the Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers.      
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To make your car rental reservation, please click on the following links: 

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Alamo Enter the number 7014125 under Corporate ID

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Continuing Medical Education Conference: Internal Medicine Update For Primary Care Attend 2 CME programs in 1 week and earn 24 credits. See Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine for Primary Care. (Live CME Program - Free of Commercial Support)

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Topics and Objectives 

“Dear Doctor – I wish you were here: Travel Medicine for the Primary Care Physician.” 
Objectives: 1)List at least three essential health concerns that should be addressed with patients planning international travel 2)Review the prevalence of travel related illness. 3)Identify two resources for information about health, safety and immunization recommendations for patients traveling abroad

“The ABCs of LFTs: How to Evaluate Abnormal Liver Function Tests.” 
Objectives: 1)Review of the prevalence of abnormal liver function tests. 2)Define the key components of the patient history that should be further evaluated when liver function testing reveals elevated aminotransferases. 3)Identify at least 3 laboratory tests that should be considered in a patient with abnormal liver function tests.

“The Evaluation of Headaches in Primary Care.” 
Objectives: 1)Review the common causes of headache in Primary Care. 2)Understand the appropriate diagnostic tests for headaches. 3)Discuss the prevention and treatment of migraines.

“Understanding Concussions.” 
Objectives: 1)Review the common symptoms of concussion. 2)Understand the prevalence of concussions in the United States. 3)Discuss the approach to concussion rehabilitation.

“Evaluation of Memory Loss.” 
Objectives: 1)Review the common causes of memory loss and dementia. 2)Discuss appropriate diagnostic tests for memory loss. 3)Understand the treatment of mild cognitive impairment and dementia.

“Atrial Fibrillation and the Prevention of Stroke.” 
Objectives: 1)Assess the Prevalence of atrial fibrillation 2)Review the risk factors and etiologies of atrial fibrillation 3)Evaluate a primary care focused approach to risk assessment and prevention of stroke

Medication Adherence: We Didn’t Ask and They Didn’t Tell Part One 
Objectives: 1)Integrate the practice of screening for medication nonadherence into daily patient encounter 2)Identify techniques to open a dialogue with patients about their medication taking behavior 3) Recognize the complexity of medication taking behavior

Medication Adherence: Obstacles and Solutions Part Two 
Objectives: 1) Identify common barriers that involve the interactions among patients, physicians and the health care system 2) Implement an appropriate intervention (motivationalinterviewing technique with real patient interviews on tape) 3)Design a plan tailored to the patient to address nonadherence

A Day in the Office: Obesity and Prediabetes: A Case Based Approach Part One 
Objectives: 1) Identify 3 common causes of obesity to advance diagnosis and treatment approaches 2) Identify guidelines specific to diagnosing pre-diabetes and DM and learn ways to apply them to your practice 3) Implement strategies to prevent diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes-How Sweet It Is Part Two 
Objectives: 1) Describe obstacles to diabetes control 2) Identify solutions to overcoming barriers to diabetes control 3) Identify goals of therapy for individual patients-case based -Individualize treatment based on personalized goals.

Adult immunizations- Take a Shot Part One 
Objectives: 1) Increase awareness of vaccine preventable disease 2) Identify and implement ACIP guidelines for adult immunization 3) Recognize physician barriers to immunization 4) Implement solutions to physicians barriers in your office

Adult Immunizations-Communicating Risk-Benefit to Patients Part Two 
Objectives: 1) Identify and understand antivaccinationist beliefs 2) Recognize common patient barriers to immunization 3) Effectively communicate immunization benefits tailored to the individual patient.

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A variety of exceptional accommodations are offered-villas, condominiums, cottages, and homes. From great value guest rooms to 1,2, or 3 bedroom condominiums. Many feature spectacular water views of the Gulf or Pine Island Sound. In addition, this Captiva resort's Homes of Distinction are located near the prestigious north end's intimate properties for the ideal private vacation getaway.

To make your room reservation link Click Here or call 1-866-565-5089. Please ask for the MCE Conferences Group. Reservations must be made 60 days before the conference. Regular room rates will apply to all reservations made after this date based on availability. Conference room rates are offered 3 nights (or more) pre and post conference dates based on availability. If you need assistance with your room reservation please contact our office at 1-888-533-9031. 

Please Note: MCE Conferences negotiates and contracts lodging for our attendees to ensure the lowest possible group rates. We ask that you please reserve lodging through MCE Conferences since we are liable for unassigned contracted rooms. We appreciate your assistance in helping us combine quality CME with value travel.

Meal Plans are not available when booking MCE Conference’s discounted room rates. Continental breakfast will be served to participants registered for the conference during program dates.

Lodging reservations are reserved for attendees registered for this conference. Reservations made without tuition registration will be automatically deleted after 7 days. If your company is mailing your tuition registration or a family member not attending the conference made a lodging reservation please notify us via email at info@mceconferences or call 1-888-533-9031.

Further Details:

Per our lodging agreement, these are the cancellation terms and conditions:

Cancellation 60 days or more before arrival - you will receive full deposit 
Cancellation 59-31 days before arrival - a one night deposit is forfeited 
Cancellation 30 days or less before arrival - no lodging refunds can be made 
No-shows and early departures are considered a cancellation 

All cancellations must be made via e-mail to by the dates stated above.


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.

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