Primary Care Update 2020

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa | January 23-25, 2020


Conference as low as $599

Hotel as low as $319

Registration Deadline

Discounted Advanced Registration Expires December 31, 2019.

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa
5001 Coconut Road
Bonita Springs, FL 34134

Live Pharmacology CME | January 23-25, 2020

Join us on the Gulf Coast at the luxurious Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa. This conference, Primary Care Update 2020 is a popular CE/CME program which provides 15 contact hours (1.5 CEU) of live AAFP/ AMA PRA Category 1™, ACPE  pharmacology CE/ CME credit.

Escape the winter and join us in sunny Florida to get ahead on your medical CME & pharmacy CE over three days, 5 hours per day. With small class sizes and clinical faculty from medical & pharmacy schools, our live Florida CE/ CME is perfect for physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurses & nurse practitioners.

This live CE / CME experience is accredited for MDs, PAs, Pharms, NPs and Nurses!

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Hotel Details

Hotel Name: Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa
5001 Coconut Road
Bonita Springs, FL 34134


Group Rates: A block of rooms have been reserved for January 21-27, 2020. The special room rate will be available until December 31, 2019 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. Certain room types may be sold out as the conference date approaches. For a list of nearby hotels, click here.

  • King/Queen Room – $319.00/night
  • Resort Fee – Stay on site as part of our group and take advantage of the waived $30/daily resort fee!

Hotel Reservations Phone: Click here to reserve online or call 800-233-1234 and mention group code University Learning Systems or G-UNIV to receive the group rate.  (Certain room types may be sold out as the conference date approaches.)

Check In Time: 4:00 PM
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM

The above Guest Room rates do not include state and local taxes, currently at 11%, and are subject to change. Any room cancellations or modifications must be made up to 7 days prior to the arrival date. Any cancellation within 7 days of arrival will forfeit the deposit.

Hotel Amenities & Local Attractions

  • 26 beautifully landscaped acres overlooking Ostero Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Championship 18-hole golf course.
  • 3 acre pool complex with 575-foot long meandering lazy river, water slides and activities for the entire family.
  • Enjoy the 24 hour gym or a massage at the Stillwater Spa.
  • Embrace the Florida Gulf Coast food culture at one of the 8 distinctive restaurants and bars.
  • Charter a boat for fishing or explore the Everglades.

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Conference Registration

Discounted Advanced Registration – $599*
*Expires December 31, 2019

Regular Registration – $650

Conference registration includes workshop attendance, handouts, breakfast or refreshments during the meetings 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).

Conference Credit

University Learning Systems ACPE Pharmacy CE

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 0741-0000-20-001-L01-P,  Activity: Application
  • Session 2: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-20-002-L01-P,  Activity:  Application
  • Session 3: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-20-003-L01-P,  Activity:  Application

Physicians: This Live activity, Primary Care Update 2020, with a beginning date of 01/23/2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 15.00 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. 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.


Conference Policies

Advances in COPD Management

Date: Thursday, 01/23/2020
Check-in: 7:30AM-8:00AM
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Determine the patient’s COPD Group (A-D) per GOLD guidelines by utilizing a patient’s CAT or mMRC symptom scores and exacerbation history.
  • Select appropriate non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic therapies for the management of stable COPD by utilizing the patient’s COPD Group (A-D) as a guide.
  • Compare and contrast the efficacy, administration (route and frequency), cost, and safety of medications used in the management of stable COPD and acute exacerbations of COPD.
  • Select appropriate drug therapy for a patient with an acute COPD exacerbation.
  • Discuss the pros and cons of the various inhaled devices approved and in the pipeline for the management of COPD.


Expert Speaker

Sheryl F. Vondracek, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS

Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy,  University of Colorado School of Pharmacy. Dr. Vondracek,  has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.


Principles of Evidenced Based Integrative Medicine

Date: Friday, 01/24/2020
Check-in: 7:30AM-8:00AM
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Review the principles of Integrative medicine / Integrative Practices.
  • Comprehend why integrative medicine components are important in pain management.
  • Describe clinical nutrition and it’s usefulness in drug-nutrient depletions and reversing symptoms.
  • Implement diet strategies into patient’s diets to promote wellness.

Expert Speaker

Lynn Lafferty, Pharm.D., ND

Endowed Assistant Professor of Integrative Medicine, Nova Southeastern University (NSU), Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Dr. Lafferty has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.

Infectious Disease/Antibiotic Stewardship: New Antibiotics, Complicated Infections and MRSA

Date: Saturday, 01/25/2020
Check-in: 7:30AM-8:00AM
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM

At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to:

New Antimicrobial Update: Has help truly arrived?

  • Review various new antimicrobials that have been FDA-approved.
  • Discuss pros and cons of these agents.
  • Evaluate these agents critically for use in clinical practice.
  • Compare the  possible role of these agents through cases.

Difficult Cases in Infectious Diseases: Are you up for the challenge?

  • Differentiate pharmacotherapy options for complicated infections.
  • Develop a plan to manage these infections.
  • Propose treatment options for resistant Gram-negative pathogens.

Update in the Treatment of MRSA Acute Bacterial Skin/Skin Structure Infections (ABSSSI)

  • Discuss the epidemiology of ABSSSI including MRSA.
  • List agents commonly used in the management of ABSSSI.
  • Summarize guidelines for management of ABSSSI.
  • Select an appropriate treatment based on patient ABSSSI presentation.

Expert Speaker

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, Paratek and Tetraphase.


Conference Location

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort And Spa

5001 Coconut Road

Bonita Springs, Florida 34134

Tel:  239 444 1234


Group Reservations 

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Local Transportation

  • Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW)- located 14 miles from Hyatt Regency Coconut Point.
  • Taxi: Available outside the airport terminals. Fares from the airport are determined by preset zones for up to three passengers. Additional passengers are $10.00 each.
  • Car Service: Naples Transportation & Tours offers town cars, limousines and multi passenger vehicles and is a preferred partner of Hyatt Regency Coconut Point.
  • Rental Cars: Various rental car agencies available at RSW, use this link for reference.
  • Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Parking: For those staying in our group, valet parking with in/out privileges is $25/day;  $16/daily self parking fee is waived. Those driving in daily will receive complimentary parking with validated ticket. Shuttle information can be found here.

About Bonita Springs

A welcoming beach community known for its sparkling beaches, fishing and outdoor activities, Bonita Springs is the perfect getaway. Located in between Ft. Myers and Naples, you can spend your day hunting for seashells, kayaking in Lovers Key State Park or relaxing by the hotel pool. Make Bonita Springs your January vacation destination.

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