18th Annual Hypertension, Diabetes and Dyslipidemia Conference (description)


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Category:Academics, Emergency Medicine, Family, Family Practice, General/Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Healthcare, Internal Medicine, Medical, Medical Education, OB/Gyn, On-Site Care/Wellness Programs, Primary Care, Primary Prevention, Rural, Women’s Health
Address:181 Church St Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America 29401
Event dates:6/27/2014 - 6/29/2014 (This event has already taken place)
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“I have attended this conference all 3 years and have come away with the knowledge that I have used to change my practice each time!” – Murat Mardirossian, MD
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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.


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Organizer phone:800-327-4502
Offering type:Conference
Specialty:Medical Education
Event frequency:Every Year
First Meeting:
Total events:17
Est. attendance: 125
Target audience:Physicians
Other target audiences:Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants
Host Sponsor:Continuing Education Company Inc
Est. # of exhibitors:
Currency:US Dollars
CE Credits:Physicians This Live activity, 18th Annual Conference on Hypertension, Diabetes and Dyslipidemia, with a beginning date of June 27, 2014 has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 15 Prescribed credits 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 Equivalency: 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. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1. 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 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 Practioners 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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In collaboration with the Carolinas, Georgia, Florida Chapter of the American Society of Hypertension, we are pleased to offer the 18th Annual Conference on Hypertension, Diabetes and Dyslipidemia. This three day intensive conference will be held on June 27-29, 2014 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Charleston - Historic District in downtown Charleston, South Carolina and has been endorsed by the American Society of Hypertension. Explore the past in Charleston, South Carolina and enjoy the present at one of the top hotels in Charleston, SC at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Charleston - Historic District. Located on the corner of Church and Market streets, the full-service hotel opens to Charleston’s City Market in the Historic District. This hotel is truly located in the heart of this beautiful city! Charleston was recently voted the #1 city in the US by Travel & Leisure and this conference is a great opportunity for you to see why! Physicians attending the conference may chose to lengthen their stay by attending the 22st Annual Primary Care Conference which will take place June 30-July 4 at nearby Kiawah Island Resort. Kiawah and its beautiful beaches are just a 40 minutes drive away. Special combination pricing is available as well as one day pricing. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Gaps in the level of Hemoglobin A1C, BP, and LDL-Cholesterol reduction continue to occur in high-risk individuals with Type 2 diabetes, Hypertension, and Dyslipidemia, respectively. Recent results from the ACCORD, VADT, and ADVANCE studies suggest the benefits on reducing macrovascular disease events are unclear and, in fact, caution should be exercised when reducing Hemoglobin A1C in those with long standing Type 2 diabetes to a goal of < 6% when compared to a goal between 7 and 7.9%. In addition, controversy continues from recent guidelines on the level of LDL-cholesterol and BP reduction that can be and should be achieved. This conference will address these and other issues confronting the clinician who treats patients with diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia. The participant will learn the most current information on these issues and will be able to transport these clinical principles back to their every day practice to improve patient care. OBJECTIVES At the completion of this activity, participants should be better prepared to: • Discuss goals, medications and controversies surrounding management of patients with Diabetes, Hypertension and Dyslipidemia; • Describe appropriate treatment plans for these individuals; and • Apply new learning to improve health outcomes involving patients with Diabetes, Hypertension, and Dyslipidemia. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TARGET AUDIENCE This activity is designed for physicians specializing in Internal Medicine, Family or General Practice, Geriatric Medicine, Endocrinology, Lipidology and Hypertension Specialists. Healthcare professionals including physician assistants and nurse practitioners specializing in these areas or those managing patients with Hypertension, Diabetes, and/or Hyperlipidemia, alone or in combination, may benefit from this activity.



THURSDAY, June 26, 2014
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Early Registration (Door Prize drawing for Thursday registrants)

or, FRIDAY, June 27, 2014
7:00 – 7:45 am


Breakfast: 7:00- 8:00 am
Sessions: 7:30 am – 12:15pm

Breakfast: 7:00- 8:00 am
Sessions: 7:30 am – 11:30am
Lunch/ Case Study Reviews: 11:30am -1:30 pm

Breakfast: 7:00- 8:00 am
Sessions: 7:30 am – 12:15pm

Full Agenda to be posted shortly

Registration Fee Details:

$585 for physicians, $525 for other allied health professionals

Other items that tuition includes:

continental breakfast daily for attendees, printed syllabus

Travel and hotel arrangements:

Explore the past in Charleston, South Carolina and enjoy the present at one of the top hotels in Charleston, SC at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Charleston - Historic District. Located on the corner of Church and Market streets, the full-service hotel opens to Charleston’s City Market in the Historic District. This hotel is truly located in the heart of this beautiful city! Enter the historic Charleston hotel through doorways built in the 1800s and admire fresh flowers in the lobby. Enjoy southern hospitality and a welcoming warm chocolate chip cookie. Expect some of the largest suites among hotels in downtown Charleston, SC, complimentary high speed internet in your room and in public areas and a hidden courtyard at our hotel in Charleston. The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Charleston-Historic District has received the 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award. This honor is awarded to establishments that achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site. Their staff takes great pride in consistently offering an exceptional experience to our guests. "Located in the heart of the Historic District" -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- RESORT RESERVATIONS DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites: 877-408-TREE (8733.) (Refer to the Group Code HDD and 18th Annual Conference on Hypertension, Diabetes and Lipids or Continuing Education Company to receive special rates. EXTEND YOUR STAY. ALL DISCOUNTED ROOM RATES ARE AVAILABLE A THREE DAYS BEFORE AND AFTER THE CONFERENCE) Run Of House Room: $189.00 per night, plus applicable taxes and service charge. All guest room rates quoted are subject to applicable taxes and assessments, which are currently 13.5%. A $1.00 (plus tax) per room, per night destination fee is assessed by area hotels in support of management and marketing tourism in Charleston. Please note that The Doubletree by Hilton requires that a credit card or a deposit of one night room and tax be given at the time of making a reservation. If a credit card is given, the card will be used to secure the reservation. In the case of a cancellation, each individual reservation must be cancelled 48 hours prior to the reservation check in date to prevent one night room and tax from being charged to the credit card given. If a deposit is given, this deposit will be non refundable within the 48 hour cancellation policy. After registration, any changes to an individual's departure date will result in a fee of 50% of the guest's room rate. It is understood that individuals will be responsible for their own room, tax, incidentals and parking. CUT OFF DATES All reservations must be received before 5/26/13. Reservations received after this date will be accepted on a space available basis. We will continue to accept rooms at your discounted group rate after this date pending availability of discounted rates in the hotel at the time the reservation is made. CHECK IN/CHECK OUT The hotel check in time is 4:00 PM. Room assignments prior to that time are on an availability basis. Check out time is 12:00 PM. PARKING The Doubletree by Hilton offers valet parking in its own private garage, compliant with the ADA. In and out privileges are included in a daily charge of $22.00 plus tax per vehicle. Parking charges are subject to change without notice.  
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 Fax516-539-3555
Structural makeupNon-Profit
Host Sponsor; Other SponsorsContinuing Education Company Inc
Event Site/VenueDoubletree by Hilton
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:
# of staff in attendance: 6
total attendance #: 125
Target BoundariesInternational
Refund Policy:CANCELLATIONS: A full refund minus a $45 processing fee will be given for written cancellations received by May 27, 2014. 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. Occasionally, speakers or topics need to be changed. In the unlikely event that the conference is canceled, CEC will refund the registration fee in full, but is not responsible for any travel or hotel costs incurred. However, we will not cancel any meeting due to lack of attendance.
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
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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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