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22nd Annual Frontiers in Pediatrics

December 6-8, 2019

Francis Marion Hotel
387 King Street
Charleston, South Carolina

Conference Description

The Division of General Pediatrics, MUSC - Department of Pediatrics, is pleased to present a three-day Continuing Medical Education Course designed to meet the needs of pediatric primary care practitioners, including Pediatricians, Family Physicians, and Nurse Practitioners. The course is organized to allow extensive discussion with presenters by limiting pure lecture presentations.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this conference, you should be able to achieve the objectives listed under each topic in the conference brochure. The conference will be presented in lecture format with question and answer sessions.

Conference Schedule

A full conference schedule can be found in the 22nd Annual Frontiers in Pediatric’s Conference Brochure

Online Syllabus

In our efforts to “go green”, we are offering a reduced registration ($40 off the registration fee) if you choose to access the electronic conference syllabus online. Information will be emailed to you the week prior to the conference so that you may download a copy, and have access to the online version during and following the conference. By choosing this option, you can select the reduced conference registration fee marked on the online and paper registration. However, you will not receive a printed syllabus book. If you would like the printed syllabus, select the full registration fee.

Credit Designation

The Medical University of South Carolina designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAFP: Application for Continuing Medical Education credits has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credits is pending.

Nurses: Most states accept CMEs that apply to a specific nursing specialty as nursing continuing education. Please check with your respective State Board of Nursing to ascertain the equivalent number of contact hours offered for 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

PLEASE NOTE: You now receive your CME and CEU credits online! After the conference, you will be emailed instructions and a link to claim your credit online and print your credit certificate. On the registration form, please provide the email address that you actively use to ensure that you receive these important emails

Disclosure

In accordance with the ACCME Essentials & Standards, anyone involved in planning, presenting or moderating at this educational activity will be required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in the health care industry. This information will be made available to participants at the beginning of the activity. Speakers who incorporate information about off-label or investigational use of drugs or devices will be required to disclose that information at the beginning of their presentation.

Accreditation

The Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Americans with Disabilities Act

It is the policy of the Medical University of South Carolina not to discriminate against any person on the basis of disabilities. If you feel you need services or the auxiliary aids mentioned in this act in order to fully participate in this continuing education activity, please call the Office of Continuing Medical Education at (843) 876-1925, or attach a note to your registration.

Registration Fees

Physician in Practice with Printed Syllabus 
On or before September 30 →  $535.00
On/After October 1→  $585.00
Onsite →  N/A

Retired, Resident, NP, RN, PA, Other with Printed Syllabus 
On or before September 30 →  $460.00
On/After October 1→  $510.00
Onsite →  N/A

Physician in Practice with Online Syllabus 
On or before September 30 →  $495.00
On/After October 1→  $545.00
Onsite →  $595.00

Retired, Resident, NP, RN, PA, Other with Online Syllabus 
On or before September 30 →  $420.00
On/After October 1→  $470.00
Onsite →  $520.00

Early registration fees apply if registration is received on or before September 30, 2019.

Fee includes tuition, breaks, and certificates of attendance.

Please make your check payable to Medical University of South Carolina and mail with the registration form to  Elizabeth Gossen MUSC Office of CME 96 Jonathan Lucas Street HE221A, MSC 754 Charleston, SC 29425

Pre-Registrations will be accepted until December 2, 2019 or until conference capacity is reached. After December 2, 2019, call the MUSC Office of CME at 843-876-1925 to see if space is still available.  If space is still available you may be directed to register at the conference.

Registration Methods

(Please use ONE of these methods to register.  Do not mail if previously faxed or telephoned).

Option 1: Mail registration form with check made out to “Medical University of South Carolina” or credit card information to: Elizabeth Gossen MUSC Office of CME 96 Jonathan Lucas Street HE221A, MSC 754 Charleston, SC 29425

Option 2: Telephone: (843) 876-1925 – Registration by credit card only

Option 3:  Fax (843) 876-1931 – Registration by credit card only

Option 4: Online Registration link

Conference Cancellation

A refund will be made upon written request prior to November 6 2019; however, $100 will be retained for administrative costs. No refunds will be made after November 6, 2019. We reserve the right to cancel the program if necessary. Full registration fees will be refunded for cancelled programs. The Medical University of South Carolina cannot be responsible for reimbursement of airline or other transportation fares, hotel or rental car charges, including penalties. By registering for this conference, you agree to this cancellation policy.

Hotel Information 

The Francis Marion Hotel 387 King Street Charleston, SC 29403 (843) 722-0600

The Francis Marion Hotel, historic Charleston’s landmark full service hotel, is in the heart of Charleston’s historic district. Located at the newly restored Marion Square, the Francis Marion Hotel is only a few blocks from the Charleston Visitor Center, South Carolina Aquarium, restaurants, boutiques, galleries, museums, antique shops and night life. The hotel offers valet parking, spa, concierge, retail shops and the Swamp Fox Restaurant & Bar. Special group rates start at $179.00, plus tax, per night. A limited number of guest rooms have been reserved and are being offered on a first come, first serve basis. The room block will be held until Monday, November 4, 2019 however the room block may be filled prior to this date. In such a case, neither the group rate nor guest room availability can be guaranteed. Therefore, we recommend you make your reservation as soon as possible. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at 843-722-0600 or 877-756-2121 and identifying yourself as being a participant in this meeting, or by following the online directions below. Link for online reservations:

Online Booking Link:  https://reservations.travelclick.com/76320?groupID=2393020

Online Booking Code: FRONTIERS19

Parking: Valet parking at the hotel is available at $25.00 plus tax, per day and can be added to your guest folio. In addition, self-parking is available at $20.00 per day (cash). Rates are subject to change with notice.

Conference Brochure

22nd Annual Frontiers in Pediatrics Conference Brochure