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Primary Care Update 2022

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa | January 13-15, 2022


Conference as low as $650
Hotel as low as $329

Registration Deadline
Discounted Advanced Registration Expires December 13, 2021

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

Live Pharmacology CME | January 13-15, 2022

Join us on the Gulf Coast at the luxurious Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa. This conference, Primary Care Update 2022 is a popular CE/CME program which provides 15 contact hours (1.5 CEU) of live AAFP/ AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, 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, Pharmacists, NPs and Nurses!

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Conference Registration

Discounted Advanced Registration – $650*
*Expires December 13, 2021

Regular Registration – $699
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 0741-0000-22-00X-L01-P,  Activity: Application
  • Session 2: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-22-00X-L01-P,  Activity:  Application
  • Session 3: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-22-00X-L01-P,  Activity:  Application

Physicians: Application to the  American Academy of Family Physicians is planned. 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

GI Topics : Peptic Ulcer Disease and Helicobacter Highlights, Inflammatory Bowel Disease:, Probiotics, C difficile Update., Bootcamp for Elevated Liver Function Tests and  Drug Induced Liver Injury 
Date: Thursday, 01/13/2022
Check-in: 7:30AM-8:00AM
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM

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

Peptic Ulcer Disease and Helicobacter Highlights

  • Identify the importance of risk factors in the development of UGI bleeding.
  • Select the appropriate candidates for long term PPI therapy.
  • Review the non invasive ways of making a H pylori diagnosis.
  • Manage antibiotic therapy for Helicobacter 2022

Inflammatory Bowel Disease: What You Need to Know

  • Distinguish Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
  • Describe the workup of IBD.
  • Describe the various treatments for IBD.
  • Discuss the controversies surrounding IBD.

Probiotics: Fulfilling the Promise? And C difficile Update.

  • Describe the proven GI uses of probiotics.
  • Recognize the difficulty in comparing strains, studies and results.
  • Define how to best diagnose and treat Cl difficile.
  • Recognize how fecal transplants may be the ultimate probiotic.
  • Identify future uses of probiotics.

Bootcamp for Elevated Liver Function Tests

  • Define Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and Non Alcoholic Steato Hepatitis (NASH).
  • Recognize frequently encountered gallbladder and common duct dilemmas.
  • Identify the changing paradigm in Hemochromatosis evaluation.
  • Describe what a primary care provider should know about Hepatitis C.

Drug Induced Liver Injury 

  • Describe the various subtypes of DILI.
  • Describe the differential diagnosis of DILI.
  • Examine the risk factors for DILI deterioration.
  • Examine when a liver biopsy may help make the diagnosis.

Expert Speaker 

Peter Buch, M.D., AGAF

Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine; Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine , Coordinator for Internal Medicine Sub-specialties UNECOM/Eastern CT Health Network, Digestive Health Specialists of Eastern Connecticut.  Disclosure: Dr. Buch has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.

Advances in the Management of Diabetes 2022

Date: Friday, 01/14/2022
Check-in: 7:30AM-8:00AM
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM

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

  • Review recent updates to the standards of care recommended by the American Diabetes Association.
  • Describe recent cardiovascular and renal outcome trials for new diabetes medications and their implications for patient care.
  • Develop a plan to safely initiate and intensify insulin therapy using guideline recommendations and patient characteristics.
  • Evaluate the use of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) devices in the management of diabetes.
  • Optimize pharmacotherapy for a patient with diabetes using glucose data.

Expert Speaker 


Jennifer M. Trujillo, PharmD, BCPS, CDE, BC-ADM

Associate Professor, University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Aurora, CO. Dr. Trujillo is a consultant to Sanofi and served on advisory board for BD Pharmaceuticals 

Preventive Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy Update 2022: A Case-Based Approach

Date: Saturday, 01/15/2022
Check-in: 7:30AM-8:00AM
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM

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.

Expert Speaker 

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

Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs; Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy; Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Aurora, CO.  Disclosure: Dr. Saseen has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.

Hotel Details

Hotel Name: Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa
5001 Coconut Road
Bonita Springs, FL 34134
Hotel Reservations: Click here to reserve your room online or call 1-877-803-7534 and mention group code G-AULR.
A block of rooms have been reserved for January 12-15, 2022. The special room rate will be available until December 13, 2021 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. Certain room types may be sold out as the conference date approaches.

  • King/Queen Room – $329.00/night
  • Resort Fee – Stay on site as part of our group and take advantage of the $5.00/daily resort fee!

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 Location

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort And Spa
5001 Coconut Road
Bonita Springs, Florida 34134
Tel:  239 444 1234
Group Reservations
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 for our group. 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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