2nd Annual Essentials in Primary Care Fall Conference (description)

"2nd Annual Essentials in Primary Care CME Winter Conference"

Category:Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, General/Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medical Education, Medical Updates, OB/Gyn, Preventive Medicine, Primary Care, Primary Prevention, Rural
Address:560 South Collier Blvd Marco Island, Florida, United States of America 34145
Event dates:2/3/2014 - 2/7/2014 (This event has already taken place)
Event web site:http://
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The mission of Continuing Education Company, Inc. (CEC) is to improve public health by developing and providing educational opportunities to advance the skills and knowledge of physicians and other healthcare professionals. This mission is accomplished by assisting healthcare professionals in assessing their educational needs and providing them with evidence-based education which meet those needs.


Topics to be Covered:

  • Jan Basile, MD Professor of Medicine Seinsheimer Cardiovascular Health Program Division of General Internal Medicine Medical University of South Carolina Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center Charleston, SC Matthew R. Weir, MD Professor and Director Division of Nephrology University of Maryland School of Medicine Baltimore, MD Robert J. Malcolm, MD. Professor, Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs (CDAP) Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education College of Medicine Medical University of South Carolina Charleston, SC C. Wayne Weart, PharmD Professor, Department of Pharmacy and Clinical Sciences, Professor of Family Medicine, South Carolina College of Pharmacy Medical University of South Carolina Charleston, SC J. Michael Bostwick, MD Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota Clarence Legerton III, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine Medical University of South Carolina Private Practice Low Country Rheumatology Charleston, SC Michael D. Whitaker, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine Division of Endocrinology Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, AZ Louis Kuritzky, MD Clinical Assistant Professor Department of Community Health and Family Medicine University of Florida Gainesville, FL William Vollmar, MD, CAQSM Chief, Sports Medicine Family Practice Residency Program Department of Family Practice Lancaster General Hospital Lancaster, PA Robert Dachs, MD, FAAFP Asst. Director Dept. of Emergency Medicine Ellis Hospital Schenectady, NY Clinical Assistant Professor Ellis Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program Albany Medical College Albany, NY Lineup is subject to change
  • please visit our website for listing of topics
Organizer phone:800-327-4502
Offering type:Conference
Specialty:Medical Education
Event frequency:Every Year
First Meeting:2013
Total events:1
Est. attendance: 150
Target audience:Family Practitioners
Other target audiences:internal medicine, emergency medicine, rural medicine, primary care
Host Sponsor:Continuing Education Company Inc
Est. # of exhibitors:
Currency:US Dollars
CE Credits: This activity has been has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 20.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. AMA: AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. AOA: CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit. CFPC: Members of the College of Family Physicians of Canada are eligible to receive 20 MAINPRO-M1 credits for participation in this activity due to reciprocal agreement with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Nurse Practitioners AANP: The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners accepts AAFP Prescribed credit. This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies and AANP Commercial Support Standards. ANCC: According to the ANCC, the continuing educations hours approved by the AAFP meet the ANCC-accredited CNE criteria. ( Physician Assistants AAPA: The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AAFP Prescribed credit for AAPA Category 1 CME credit.
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Continuing Education Company has been organizing its' Primary Care Conference Series for the past 22 years. The Essentials in Primary Care CME Conference is designed to update primary care clinicians in rapidly changing therapeutic areas. The emphasis is on practical and useful information for clinical practice. Join us this February when we hold the Essentials in Primary Care Winter CME Conference in Marco Island on the Paradise Coast of Florida. PROGRAM OBJECTIVES As a result of this conference, participants will be able to: •Discuss the clinical presentation of the common disorders seen in the primary care. •Identify the role of the family physician in the management of these common problems. •Utilize current advances in the diagnosis and treatment of these common problems, using whenever possible, and evidence-based approach. •Interact and question nationally acclaimed speakers on a variety of common clinical scenarios from medical practice.


Monday-Friday 8am-12:15pm

Registration Fee Details:

$685 physicians, $585 for all other healthcare professionals

Other items that tuition includes:

handout materials and continental breakfast for attendees

Travel and hotel arrangements:

This year, the Essentials in Primary Care Winter Conference will be held at the beautiful Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort and Spa which is situated directly on the beach in Florida's Paradise Coast. Marco Island is located at the Southwestern tip of Florida's Gulf Coast, in an area referred to as Florida’s Last Paradise. The resort is a AAA 4-Diamond deluxe 11-story property only minutes from world-class golfing, the Florida Everglades National Park and some of Southwest Florida's best shopping, dining and recreational activities. Hilton RoomThe Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort and Spa hotel features 297 guest rooms including 22 gulf-view one-bedroom suites, and four luxuriously appointed two-bedroom penthouses. The Spa at the Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort is the perfect hideaway in Southwest Florida. The Spa is a luxuriously appointed and elegant sanctuary featuring full spa services including signature facials, therapeutic massages, restoring body treatments, nail care, hair care and relaxation lounges. The Spa also features a retail boutique as well as a state-of-the art fitness complex. The Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort and Spa offers Recreation and sightseeing opportunities for the entire family: •Onsite water sports rentals (sailing, parasailing, wave runners, hobiecats, ocean kayaks) •Heated Resort Pool and Whirlpool Spa •Miles of glorious beaches •World-Class Golfing (Lely - Flamingo Island, Lely - Mustang, Hammock Bay) •Marco Walk Plaza (fine restaurants, boutiques and a movie theater) just a short walk across the street •Florida Everglades National Park and Airboat Rides •Naples Caribbean Gardens Zoo •Excellent Shopping at Coastland Center, Miromar Outlets, Waterside Shops, and Venetian Bay •20 minutes to Downtown Naples, Fifth Avenue and Tin City  
Contact Person:Walter Ejnes
Organizer Address 1138 Palm Coast Pkwy NE Suite 152
Organizer CityPalm Coast
Organizer State: (US)Florida
Organizer State/Province: (Outside US)
Organizer Zip or Postal Code32137
Organizer CountryUnited States of America
Organizer Phone800-327-4502
Organizer Fax516-539-5551
Structural makeupNon-Profit
Host Sponsor; Other SponsorsContinuing Education Company Inc
Event Site/VenueHilton Marco Island Resort
Event sold out?No
Multiple locations or dates?No
Statistics available for most recent event held in:NA
Average number in event attendance of:
Number in attendance of:
total attendance #: 150
Target BoundariesInternational
Refund Policy:A full refund minus a $45 processing fee will be given for written cancellations received 30 days prior to the start of the conference. Refunds cannot be honored after this date and tuition will be applied as full payment for any of our future meetings. No refund will be given for no-shows.
Is Registration contact information the same as Organizer Contact above?Yes
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Can one register for your CE on your web site?Yes
Can registration be made by snail (regular) mail?Yes
Online housing reservations: 
Do you have additional written or AV materials for sale?No
If so, are they available for non-attendees as well as those attending?NA
Is full tuition necessary to ensure registration?Yes
Will there be shuttle service available?No

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