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Mayo Clinic Mechanical Ventilation Conference 2020 - General Session - CANCELED

Rochester, MN US
August 27, 2020 to August 29, 2020
This course is CANCELED - see Anesthesiology for additional courses

Course Directors: Gustavo A. Cortes-Puentes, M.D., John J. Marini, M.D., Richard A. Oeckler, M.D., Ph.D., Todd J. Meyer, R.R.T., L.R.T.

August 27 - 29, 2020 - The Hilton Rochester - Rochester, Minnesota

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 Fee
M.D., D.O., Ph.D.$800
Allied Health, NP, PA, Retirees$600
Mechanical Ventilation Essentials (PreCourse - August 26, 2020)          $200   


Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, 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
  • 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: 
  • 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 20.75 Attendance
Event starts: 
08/27/2020 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
08/29/2020 - 12:30pm
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Hilton Rochester
10 E. Center St.
Rochester, MN 55904
United States


Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates at the Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area and DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Rochester.  The hotels are easily accessible by skyway.  The group rate will be available until Wednesday, August 5, 2020 and will be based on space and rate availability.  Please identify yourself as a participant of the 2020 Mayo Clinic Ventilation Conference (Group Code MVC) when making your reservation. 

Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area                                       
10 East Center Street                                         
Rochester, MN 55904                                        

Group Reservations 


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Rochester – Mayo Clinic Area
150 South Broadway
Rochester, MN  55904

Group Reservations 


Quoted room rates do not include taxes or service fees.  Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. on the day of arrival, and check-out time is 12:00 a.m. on the day of departure.   

Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Mayo Clinic Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Mayo Clinic Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine are not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting.  Costs incurred by the registrant such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.

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Rochester Information


Accreditation Statement
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.

Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants 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.

Credit Breakdown
Mechanical Ventilation Essentials (PreCourse - August 26, 2020)6.75    


Available Credit

  • 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 20.75 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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