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Mayo Clinic Mechanical Ventilation Conference 2019

Rochester, MN US
October 10, 2019 to October 12, 2019

Course Directors: Richard A. Oeckler, M.D., Ph.D., Gustavo A. Cortes-Puentes, M.D., John J. Marini, M.D.

The Mayo Clinic Mechanical Ventilation Conference is designed to provide high quality education and detailed hands-on instruction in mechanical ventilation management and to bring together physicians, respiratory therapists, and other health care providers who are involved in providing respiratory care on a daily basis. The structure of the course will include both didactic and skills stations.

Registration Fees:

Full Fee: M.D., DO, Ph.D.$800
Reduced Fee: Resident, Fellow, NP, PA, Allied Health Professional$600


Target Audience

This course is designed for critical care providers, respiratory therapists, physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.



Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Outline the physiologic principles underlying the risks, benefits, and applications of ventilatory support for respiratory failure. 
  • Describe in detail the use of different modes of ventilatory support for patients with respiratory failure. 
  • Describe the interactions of sleep/wake miscycling on patients with respiratory failure. 
  • Demonstrate appropriate use of mechanical ventilation equipment following participation in hands-on workshops.

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 17.25 Attendance
Event starts: 
10/10/2019 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
10/12/2019 - 12:00pm
The Kahler Grand Hotel
20 2nd Avenue SW
Rochester, MN 55902
United States

Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special rates at the Kahler Grand Hotel.  The hotel is easily accesible by skyway and pedestrian subway. In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before September 18, 2019, whichever comes first. Reservations will be taken following this date based on space and rate availability. Please identify yourself as a participant of the 2019 Mayo Clinic Ventilation Conference when making your reservation.
Mayo Clinic Ventilation Conference


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In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals: A certificate of attendance will be provided to other healthcare professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 17.25 Attendance


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Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to When cancelling a registration for a course 14 days or more before the course start date, a full refund (minus a $75 administrative fee) will be issued in the same form of payment the registration was received. No refunds are granted less than 14 days before the course start date.

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