February 12-15, 2016 - Cliff Lodge, Snowbird Resort, Snowbird Utah
Mayo Course Directors: Douglas L. Packer, M.D.
Guest Course Directors: Christopher M. O’Connor, M.D.

This conference offers a comprehensive review on new diagnostic and therapeutic applications in contemporary cardiology. The didactic sessions will focus on the pearls of care followed by clinical application of new diagnostic and management information. The primary goal is to improve the care of patients with cardiovascular disease by providing a dynamic interactive education experience for clinical practitioners. The program will provide timely data from the latest clinical trials, updates on state-of-the-art techniques, and convey extensive “street smart” information through lectures, case presentations and interactive discussions.

Course Highlights
Join your colleagues for the latest updates and practice guidelines in cardiology:

• Ischemic heart disease
• Cardiac rhythm disorders
• Heart failure
• Cardiovascular prevention
• Atrial fibrillation
• Valvular heart disease

Registration Fee
Full Registration Fee (MD, PhD, DO, PharmD) $750
Reduced Registration Fee (Resident, NP, PA, RN, Emeritus) $700

The registration fee includes tuition, electronic syllabus, continental breakfasts and break refreshments. Although it is not Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) policy to limit the number of registrants for a course, conference room facilities may necessitate closing of enrollment; therefore, early registration is advised. A letter of confirmation will be e-mailed upon receipt of payment.

Credit Information
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this live activity, for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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

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

  • Interpret practice guidelines and identify practice reality needs before clinical practice can consistently reach the desired level of evidence-based practice
  • Describe the use of ACE-inhibitors and cardiac resynchronization therapy
  • Identify the current recommendations for optimal medical therapy of acute coronary syndromes, as well as understand the selection of the new antithrombin and antiplatelet therapies
  • Identify when to apply new medical and surgical therapies for heart failure

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