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Cardiology Update: The Heart of the Matter 2021

Sedona, AZ US
August 5, 2021 to August 7, 2021

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

August 5 - 7, 2021 - Enchantment Resort - Sedona, Arizona

Enchantment Resort Group Room Block is Sold Out.  Please see LOCATION tab for overflow option*** 

This course 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, cardio-genomics, sports cardiology and valvular heart disease, among others. 

Registration Fees
 Register on or
before July 5
Register after
July 5
M.D., D.O., Ph.D$800$875
Allied Health, NP, PA, Retirees $525$600


Target Audience

The intended audience includes practicing cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, cardiovascular and internal medicine trainees, emergency medicine, internal medicine, family medicine specialists and trainees, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and any staff with a cardiovascular interest.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Assess the indications, use, and limitations of different types of anticoagulants in a diverse spectrum of cardiovascular diseases
  • Evaluate periprocedural management of anticoagulation in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation
  • Recite the current indications and contra-indications for TAVR, mitral valve clip, LAA and PFO closures
  • Apply the latest hypertension and cardiovascular 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
  • Assess the indications for advanced heart failure referral
  • Describe cardiovascular adaptation to exercise and and review risks and benefits of exercise in patients with cardiovascular diseases
  • Develop a clinical approach for the diagnosis and management of cardiovascular diseases in women

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 17.50 ABIM
  • 17.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 17.50 ANCC
  • 17.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 17.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
08/05/2021 - 12:50pm
Event ends: 
08/07/2021 - 3:30pm

Click here to view Program Schedule on mobile

Enchantment Resort
525 Boynton Canyon
Sedona, AZ 85054
United States
+1 (800) 826-4180









Mayo Clinic is closely monitoring COVID-19 prevalence and may adjust live course attendance limits as necessitated by CDC, public health and other relevant guidelines. Attendees are asked to comply with all live course and conference guidelines.

**Enchantment Resort Group Room Block is Sold Out**  

Overflow Hotel Option:

Courtyard by Marriott Sedona
4105 West State Route 89A, 
Sedona, AZ  86336
Phone: 928-325-0055
Book your group rate for Mayo Clinic- Sedona, August 2021

Courtyard by Marriott Sedona Information:
Courtyard by Marriott Sedona is located approximately 6.3 miles from Enchantment.
A special room block rate of $249 (USD), plus applicable city/state taxes, is available for course participants and guests. Parking per vehicle is $18 USD per night. 
Group rates apply August 5 - August 9, based on availability.   The last date to book is July 5, 2021. 
CANCELLATION POLICY:  No penalty if cancellations are made 31+ days prior to arrival.   1 room night will be charged for cancellations received within 30 and 8 days from arrival. ALL room nights will be charged for cancellations received7 or less days from the arrival.    


Enchantment Information
A special room block rate of $300 (USD), plus applicable city/state taxes, plus a $25 resort fee per room, per night, is available for course participants and guests. Group rates apply three days prior and three days following the course dates, based upon space availability. Children under the age of 18 stay complimentary.

Enchantment Resort sells out quickly – early reservations are strongly recommended. To make your reservation, call (800) 826-4180. To receive the special rate, you must make reservations before the room block is filled or the cut-off date of July 4, 2021.  Reservations will be taken following this date based upon room block availability at the contracted meeting rate. To make your reservation, call (800) 826-4180.

The resort fee is $25 per room per night which includes high speed internet access in the guest rooms, access to the spa, nightly turn down service with bottled water, and local / 800 phone call access fees. Maid and bellman gratuities are optional and are to be paid at the individual guest’s discretion. Guest parking is complimentary.

The standard hotel reservation cancellation policy will apply to individual reservations unless otherwise specified.


Travel and lodging arrangements and expenses 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.

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

Guest Faculty
Aaron L. Baggish, M.D., FACC, FACSM
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Mayo Faculty
Thomas G. Allison, Ph.D.
Senthil Anand, M.B.B.S.
Christopher P. Appleton, M.D., FACC
Timothy Barry, M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O.       
Michael J. Bryan, M.D.
Hari P. Chaliki, M.D., FACC
Leslie T. Cooper, M.D.
Victor J. Davila, M.D.
Radhika Dhamija, M.B.B.S.
Regis I. Fernandes, M.D., FACC
Tina F. Firouzbakht, M.D.
Rajiv Gulati, M.D., Ph.D., FACC
Brian W. Hardaway, M.D.
Nway L. Ko Ko, M.B.B.S. 
Matthew Y. Lam, M.D.
David S. Majdalany, M.D. 
Rekha Mankad, M.D.
Sunil V. Mankad, M.D.
Francois Marcotte, M.D., FACC
Tasneem Z. Naqvi, M.D., FRCP(UK), MMM
Vuyisile T. Nkomo, M.D., M.P.H.
Barbara S. Novais, A.P.R.N., A.N.P.-B.C., M.S.N.
Amy W. Pollak, M.D.
Peter M. Pollak, M.D.
Pattara Rattanawong, M.D.
Guy S. Reeder, M.D.
Julie L. Rosenthal, M.D.
Jay B. Shah, M.D., FACC
Shimoli V. Shah, M.D., FACC
Fadi E. Shamoun, M.D., FACC
Anusha G. Shanbhag, M.B.B.S.
Win-Kuang Shen, M.D., FACC
Komandoor Srivathsan, M.D., FACC
D. Eric Steidley, M.D., FACC
John P. Sweeney, M.D., FACC
R. Scott Wright, M.D.

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 17.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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 17.50 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 17.50 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 17.50 AOA Category 2-A credits.

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.

Credit Breakdown
Thursday, August 5, 20214.25 Credit Hours
Friday, August 6, 20217.00 Credit Hours
Saturday, August 7, 20216.25 Credit Hours
Total17.50 Credit Hours

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

Available Credit

  • 17.50 ABIM
  • 17.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 17.50 ANCC
  • 17.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 17.50 Attendance

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