Cardiology Update: The Heart of the Matter 2019

Sedona, AZ US
August 1, 2019 to August 4, 2019

Course Directors: Luis R. Scott, M.D., Carolyn M. Larsen, M.D., Eric H. Yang, M.D.

Cardiology Update: The Heart of the Matter 2019 features a wide spectrum of the latest updates in congestive heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, coronary artery disease, cardiac arrhythmias, congenital heart disease, anticoagulation, preventive cardiology, sports cardiology and valvular heart disease, among others. ABIM MOC and nursing credit will also be offered.


Registration is sold out. 

Due to high interest and venue capacity, the Cardiology Update: Heart of the Matter course is sold out. You can add your name to the wait list by clicking on the Register tab.

Registration Fee

 Registration StatusRegister on or after July 5 2019
General Session: M.D., D.O., Ph.D. Sold Out $775
General Session: Allied Health Professional, NP, PA, Resident , Fellow 

 Sold Out 

Sunday Workshop: Echocardiography for the Non-Echocardiography Practitioner and ECG WorkshopSold Out$125 Full Fee
$25 Allied Health

Welcome Reception
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 6:30 p.m.
(Attendee and Guest included in the Registration Fee)   





Additional Adult $65
Additional Child $45

Additional Information

Exhibit Opportunity

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 exhibiting at this course, please complete Exhibitor Documents and submit to Kristy Badder.

Target Audience

This course is designed for practicing cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, specialists and trainees in internal medicine, emergency medicine and family medicine, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and staff with a cardiovascular interest.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Assess indications, use, and limitations of different types of anticoagulants in a diverse spectrum of cardiovascular diseases.
  • Evaluate peri-procedure management of anticoagulation in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation.
  • Recite the current indications and contra-indications for TAVR, mitral valve clip and potential new indications for percutaneous tricuspid valve replacement.
  • Apply the latest hypertension and cardiovascular (CV) guidelines to improve overall morbidity/mortality rates.
  • Describe practice changes to improve care for patients with congenital heart disease.
  • Summarize guidelines to increase preventive care for patients with CV diseases.
  • Apply current guidelines for the treatment of congestive heart failure (CHF.)
  • Describe clinical features of primary pulmonary arterial hypertension.
  • Describe cardiovascular adaptation to exercise and review risks and benefits of exercise in patients with cardiovascular diseases

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: 
  • 22.50 AAFP Prescribed
  • 22.50 ABIM
  • 22.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 22.50 ANCC
  • 22.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 22.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
08/01/2019 - 12:50pm
Event ends: 
08/04/2019 - 12:05pm

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Enchantment Resort
525 Boynton Canyon Road
Sedona, AZ 86336
United States

***PLEASE NOTE:  Enchantment Resort Group Room Block has limited suites remaining.   Please see below for overflow option.

Enchantment Resort
525 Boynton Canyon Road
Sedona, Arizona  86336
Reservations: (800) 826-4180 

Overflow Hotel Option:

Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa
2250 West State Route 89A
Sedona, AZ  86336
Phone: 866-312-4111

Sedona Rouge is located 6.3 miles (16 minute drive) from the Enchantment at 2250 West State Route 89A, Sedona, AZ  86336.  

We have reserved a limited block of guest rooms at the Sedona Rouge as an overflow option for attendees with a special rate of $168 (plus tax) single or double occupancy per night. Group rates will be extended up to 3 days prior and 3 days following the course dates, based on room type and rate availability. There is a $25 charge for each adult after two in the same room. Children under age 17 stay in the same room with parents at no additional charge as long as the maximum occupancy in the room does not exceed four.  

The resort fee of $25 per room, per day will be waived and attendees are offered 10% off any spa treatments.  Please identify yourself as a part of the Mayo Clinic Group when making reservations to receive the special group rates.  

Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.


Enchantment Resort is located about two hours north of Phoenix. Temperatures average 20 degrees cooler than the Phoenix area in the summer.

Visit for recreation and leisure activities in the Sedona area.

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.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA Credit Breakdown:
General Session Total: 17.75
Sunday Workshop – 4.75

This Live Activity, Mayo Clinic Cardiology Update: The Heart of the Matter 2019, with a beginning date of 08/01/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 22.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 22.50 medical knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Participation information will be shared with ABIM through PARS.

Participants can earn up to 22.50 ANCC nursing contact hours commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 22.50 AOA Category 2-A credits.

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

  • 22.50 AAFP Prescribed
  • 22.50 ABIM
  • 22.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 22.50 ANCC
  • 22.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 22.50 Attendance
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