February 1-5, 2016 - Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui, Hawaii 
Course Directors: Paul A. Friedman, M.D., Douglas L. Packer, M.D.  

The Arrhythmias and the Heart: A Cardiovascular Update will highlight selected topics in cardiology with comprehensive updates on diagnosis, treatment, and management. There has been a rapid increase of new guidelines.  This course will provide practical and concise reviews on how to incorporate the newest evidence to best practice cardiovascular medicine. There will be an emphasis on patient management, with case-based presentations and panel discussion sessions to provide interaction between the faculty and attendees. Mayo Clinic and guest faculty will share “pearls” to aid in the evaluation and assessment of patients with commonly seen cardiovascular diseases.  

Registration Fee:
Course Registration (MD, PhD, DO, PharmD) $855
Reduced Course Registration (Fellow, RN, NP, PA) $700

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

  • Describe the current status of stroke prevention options in atrial fibrillation;
  • Demonstrate appropriate use of medications and cardiac resynchronization therapy for heart failure;
  • Describe cardiovascular risk factors, current guidelines, and new strategies for prevention of cardiovascular disease.
  • Review the role of new treatments for heart failure including LVADs and transplantation

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.


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 24.25 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. 

Exhibit Opportunities
This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibit space during this course, please contact Charlene Tri.