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Primary Care Update 2021 Las Vegas

Westgate Las Vegas CME Resort Conference

3-Night Westgate Las Vegas Resort CME Meeting
Las Vegas, Nevada
June 09 - 12, 2021

This conference has already sailed, but that doesn't mean you have to miss the boat! Click here to see our complete schedule of upcoming programs.

<em>Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino</em>
Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino


1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
15 ACPE Credits
15.0 Contact Hours


In Person Conference Registration:
3 Day Fee: $675
2 Day Fee: $575
1 Day Fee: $475
Conference Surcharge if not staying on site at hotel: $50.00 (see Conference Policies)

Live Stream Webcast Registration:
3 Day Fee: $550
2 Day Fee: $450
1 Day Fee: $350

In Person Conference registration includes workshop attendance, handouts, breakfast or refreshments during the meetings and documentation of continuing education credit*.
Live Stream Webcast registration includes live conference streaming, access to online course materials and documentation of continuing education credit*.
Spouses, family and friends are welcome and do not need to register unless they attend the educational sessions. Special seminar fees are available for non-professional accompanying persons who wish to attend one or more session (no special receipt, certification or credit issued).


Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists,


Hot Topics in Infectious Diseases: New Antimicrobials, Penicillin Allergy De-labeling, Shorter Durations of Therapy, and more IV to PO conversion in complicated infections

5 hours | Wednesday, 6/9/2021
Check-in and Breakfast: 7:30AM PST
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM PST

At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to:
  • Review various newer antimicrobials that have been FDA-approved.
  • Evaluate these agents critically for use in clinical practice.
  • Discuss penicillin allergies including long-term implications.
  • Describe process and recent data supporting intervention strategies to de-label patients.
  • Describe disease states for which shorter durations of therapy data are growing.
Hot Topics in Ambulatory Care: New Asthma Guidelines, Migraine Prophylaxis including CGRP antagonists, and COVID-19 for the Primary Care Provider

5 hours | Thursday, 6/10/2021
Check-in and Breakfast: 7:30AM PST
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM PST

At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to:
  • Describe new recommendations to recently published asthma guidelines.
  • Discuss changes in asthma medication recommendations.
  • Discuss current role of traditional agents for migraine prophylaxis.
  • Describe role of newer CGRP antagonists within migraine prophylaxis.
  • Review acute effects of COVID-19 on the primary care provider.
  • Provide guidance in managing long-term complications of COVID-19 for the primary care provider.
Preventive Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy Update: A Case-Based Approach

5 hours | Friday, 6/11/2021
Check-in and Breakfast: 7:30AM PST
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM PST

At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to:
  • Review medications and lifestyle modifications that are recommended for the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease.
  • Explain recommendations from the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines for treatment of patients with hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, peripheral arterial disease and atrial fibrillation.
  • Formulate a care plan for patients with resistant hypertension based on the 2018 American Heart Association scientific statement.
  • Describe the evidence supporting bedtime dosing of antihypertensive medications.
  • Apply the treatment approaches recommended in the 2018 ACC-AHA cholesterol guideline to patients with hypercholesterolemia.
  • Define the evidence and role in therapy of nonstatin medications in the treatment of hypercholesterolemia.
  • Examine results from cardiovascular outcome trials evaluating the use of angiotensin–neprilysin inhibition in heart failure with reduce ejection fraction.
  • Compare and contrast the evidence and guideline recommendations supporting the use of antiplatelet therapy for primary and secondary prevention patients.
  • Examine the evidence-based CV risk reduction benefits of medications used to treat type 2 diabetes.
  • Create treatment plans that reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.


BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.


Christopher M. Bland, Pharm.D., FCCP, FIDSA, BCPS

Christopher M. Bland, Pharm.D., FCCP, FIDSA, BCPS
Clinical Associate Professor, University of Georgia College of Pharmacy Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy; Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, St. Joseph's/Candler Health System, Savannah, Georgia. Dr. Bland has an affiliation with Merck Pharmaceuticals, Biomerieux Diagnostics, and La Jolla Pharmaceuticals.

Joseph Saseen, Pharm.D., FASHP, FCCP, BCPS, BCACP

Joseph Saseen, Pharm.D., FASHP, FCCP, BCPS, BCACP

Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy; Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO. Dr. Saseen has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.


Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

University Learning Systems is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. These programs are accredited for pharmacists.

Session 1: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-21-004-L01-P, Activity: Knowledge
Session 2: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-21-005-L01-P, Activity: Knowledge
Session 3: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-21-006-L01-P, Activity: Application

Physicians: The AAFP has reviewed Primary Care Update 2021-Las Vegas and deemed it acceptable for up to 15.00 In-Person, Live (could include online) AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 06/09/2021 to 06/11/2021. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 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.


Wed Jun 09 Las Vegas, Nevada
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Thu Jun 10
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*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.


Las Vegas, Nevada -


Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

PLEASE NOTE: To attend the conference or participate in conference events, participants, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the CEI meeting group through Continuing Education, Inc. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.

Register your interest and receive a full quote at 800-422-0711 (US/Can) or direct/int'l tel: +1-727-526-1571 or by registering online.

Prices below are for the full cruise including meals and evening entertainment

Deposit $0.00 per person

Cruise pricing is presented per person, based double occupancy of the stateroom, per standard industry practice. Pricing presented above is listed accordingly to allow easy comparison for the stateroom categories displayed. Our agents always provide 'total cost' pricing disclosing all particulars before you make any commitment.

3rd/4th in Stateroom - Please call to secure the best possible pricing

COMPETITIVE PRICING PROMISE: We will match any price currently offered by the cruise line; this promise includes their short-term, promotional rates. As a value-added organizer of meetings at sea, however, we do not seek to compete with 'cruise discounters,' 'travel clubs,' or 'distressed inventory' sales operations.
PRICING SUBJECT TO CHANGE: Market Rates offered directly by the cruise line and quoted by our agents are also subject to change at any time prior to depositing on your stateroom. Those rates are capacity and revenue controlled and can be withdrawn without notice.
CANCELLATION PENALTY POLICY WILL APPLY: We recommend Travel Insurance to protect your investment from unexpected, late cancellations.
Cruise Cancellation Policy:Late Cancellation policies vary by cruise line, itinerary and length of cruise. When reserving your stateroom, please congirm the policy applicable to this cruise with one of our agents.
Course Fee Cancellation Policy: 30+ days before sailing date - 75% Refund ; 7-29 days before sailing date - 50% Refund; Less than 7 days before sailing date - No Refund
FUEL SUPPLEMENT: During periods of unusual oil price volatility, cruiselines may implement a fuel surcharge at any time prior to sailing.

Chubb Travel Protection Overview

Please note, this insurance protection is available to the residents of the United States only,
that coverage limits are per person and that limits can vary by State.

Standard Plan Benefits Travel Basics Travel Essentials Travel Choice
Trip Cancellation 100% of Trip Costs
($100,000 maximum)
100% of Trip Costs
($100,000 maximum)
100% of Trip Costs
($100,000 maximum)
Trip Interruption 100% of Trip Costs
($100,000 maximum)
150% of Trip Costs
($150,000 maximum)
150% of Trip Costs
($150,000 maximum)
Trip Interruption - Return Air Only $500 $750 $1,000
Trip Delay $500 ($100 per day) $750 ($150 per day) $1,000 ($200 per day)
Missed Connection NA $250 $500
Baggage & Personal Effects $750 ($50 deductible) $1,000 $2,500
Baggage Delay $200 $300 $500
Accident & Sickness Medical Expense* $15,000 ($50 deductible) $25,000 $50,000
Emergency Evacuation & Repatriation of Remains $150,000 $500,000 $1,000,000
Accidental Death & Dismemberment NA $10,000 $50,000
Assistance Services Included Included Included
Additional Benefits (if purchased within 15 days of Initial Trip Payment; Day 1 is the date the Intial Trip Payment is made)
Pre-Existing Medical Condition Exclusion Waiver Included Included Included
Trip Cancellation/ Interruption due to Financial Default Included Included Included
Accident Sickness Medical Expense Excess Coverage Primary Coverage Primary Coverage
Baggage & Personal Effects Excess Coverage Excess Coverage Primary Coverage
Flight Accident $25,000 $50,000 NA
Missed Connection NA Additional $250 Included in base plan
Optional Benefits (if selected byt the Applicant and required premium is paid)
Medical Coverage Upgrade Included in base plan Included in base plan Additional $50,000
including Emergency Evacuation* Additional $150,000 Additional $500,000 Included in base plan
Car Rental Collision Coverage $35,000 ($250 Deductible) $35,000 ($250 Deductible) $35,000 ($250 Deductible)
Flight Accident Amount selected up to $500,000 Amount selected up to $500,000 NA
*Coverage, pricing and availability may vary by state
*Additional Benefits change not available for CA, CO, KS, MN, MO, MT, NH, NY, PA, TX or WA residents at this time.

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

3000 Paradise Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Hotel Information

Hotel Reservations: A block of rooms have been reserved for June 8-12, 2021. The discounted room rate will be available until May 10, 2021. Certain room types may be sold out as the conference date approaches.
Click here to reserve your room online or call 1-800-732-7117 and mention code SGULJ1. Check In Time: 3:00 PM
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM
The above guest room rates and fees do not include state and local taxes, currently at 13.3%, and are subject to change. Room deposit is refundable if reservation is canceled at least 3 days prior to scheduled arrival.

Hotel Amenities & Local Attractions

Call us at 800.422.0711 (US & Canada)
Or +1-727-526-1571
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your conference.