Southern California

We just completed our course in Santa Barbara. We'll have information on next year's 2018 course soon! Below is information on this year's course offering. 

Course Registration:
To register for this course
: click here: Online Registration
You can apply online or when you get to "Payment method" you can "print and call" and fax in (1-855-722-7677) or mail in your order with check to:
A-Cross Medicine Reviews
P.O. Box 38744
Colorado Springs, CO 80937

Hotel Information:
We will be using the Fess Parker, a Doubletree by Hilton Resort in Santa Barbara California with beautiful Pacific Ocean and Mountain views!

Set across the street from East Beach, this upscale, 24-acre, Mission-style resort is 1.5 miles from Santa Barbara harbor and train station, and 12 miles from Santa Barbara Airport. Cozy rooms have minibars and coffeemakers, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. They also come with balconies or patios. Suites add whirlpool tubs.There's a grill room, 2 casual restaurants, and a pool cafe. Other amenities include a heated outdoor pool and 3 tennis courts, plus a spa.

Complimentary Santa Barbara Airport shuttle service from 5:00am to 9:00pm
Oversized guest rooms with balconies or patios overlooking the ocean
Heated outdoor pool, Spa del Mar and 24-hour fitness center
Old Spain style, featuring an Upper Rotunda for panoramic ocean views

Located on the California Central Coast just a few blocks from downtown Santa Barbara, The Fess Parker - A DoubleTree Resort by Hilton offers the perfect base for exploring California attractions. Visit Santa Ynez Wine Country and discover some of the nation's most celebrated wineries or enjoy a fantastic day shopping on State Street, at Santa Barbara’s Paseo Nuevo, or La Cumbre Plaza.

Visit the Santa Barbara Mission or spend a relaxing day at the beautiful Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens. Take in the salty sea air at Stearns Wharf and watch local fishing boats off-load their morning catches, touch marine life in a special aquarium, step aboard the Harbor Queen for a narrated whale watching cruise, or enjoy the panoramic views of the mountains and the coastline. Have a fun day at Santa Barbara Zoo or a relaxing round of golf at one of the many local courses.

Hotel Reservations:
To make your hotel reservations go online at:
Or call the hotel directly and speak with: Silvia Sanchez Valdez – 805-884-8514 or Ruthie Swanson – 805-884-8517.
Mountain View rooms are $189 single/double on 5/18 and $249 single/double on 5/19.
Rates include breakfast!
This rate is for standard single or double occupancy guestrooms, one King Bed or 2 Queen Beds. The rate increases $10 per adult, beginning with triple
occupancy. The current guestroom tax is 12.283% plus the Santa Barbara County Tourism Assessment of $3.85, per room per night (subject to change). There is not a resort fee. Self-parking is $19/day.

General Hotel information can be found at Fess Parker Hotel.

Course Schedule

Friday, May 19, 2017
7-8 am: Registration
8-9 am: Cancer Screening Guidelines: Important Changes in 2017!
9-10 am: Excuse me Doc...I've got this itch...Guidelines on Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
10-11 am: Thinking About Having Another Cheesy Greasy?: Management of Lipids in 2017

Saturday, May 20, 2017
8-9 am: Guideline Management of Heart Failure in 2017.
9-10 am: GERD, Celiac Disease, and Other Rumblies in My Tummy
10-11 am: You're Giving me Hypertension...Latest from JNC 8 and Beyond!

Sunday, May 21, 2017
8-9 am: Lions and Tigers and Iguanas?--On My: A Clinician's Guide to Zoonoses including updates on Zika Virus
9-10 am: Ouch My Throat and Head Hurt: Latest Guidelines on Strept Throat, Sinusitis, and Otitis Media
10-11 am: Immunizations in 2017 for Adults, Adolescents, and Kids
The course ends at 11 am today. 

Registration Fees
  • Physicians: $750
  • Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants: $550
  • Medical Residents or Fellows: $300 (must provide proof of residency/fellowship)
  • Student rate for those attending MD/DO, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant schools: $250 (must provide proof of enrollment)

Cancellation Policy for Courses 
There is a $100 service charge for refunds requested up to 30 days prior to a course and a $200 service charge for refunds requested within 30 days of the course. No refund requests will be honored once the course date has arrived.

Real-time audience response system

Our audience response system provides a real-time display of how course attendees answer clinical scenario questions. Test yourself or see how the rest of the group is doing, so you can pinpoint topics that trip people up and need more review.

Course Materials

A-Cross Medicine Reviews is focused on providing the best course resources available, while reducing environmental impact.

Prior to the course, you will receive access to a PDF of the course syllabus*. You must download the syllabus to your laptop or tablet prior to attending the course. There will not be internet access in the meeting room. Please be sure that your device is fully charged since there will be a limited number of outlets available.
  • *A print copy of the syllabus is an optional add-on for $50. If you would like to purchase a print copy, please check this option in your shopping cart.
Earn CME Credit

This live activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM and is jointly-provided with Tulane University Health Sciences Center. 

9 total hours are available for the Southern California Santa Barbara course.