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Updates in Cardio-Oncology: Challenges and New Frontiers 2018

Scottsdale, AZ US
February 1, 2018 to February 3, 2018

Course Directors: Farouk Mookadam, M.B., B.Ch. and Donald W. Northfelt, M.D.

This course will review clinically important information regarding the management of cardiac and vascular diseases affecting patients with cancer and cancer survivors. The interactive, practice-based format includes case presentations and state-of-the-art lectures in recent and topical developments in this emerging field. The goal is to improve quality, safety and outcomes for patients within the dynamic and interactive educational experience. The current state of knowledge of common cardiovascular complications such as heart failure (HF), myocardial ischemia, hypertension (HTN), thromboembolism, QT prolongation, and bradycardia is associated with frequently used anticancer medications.

Registration Fees

 On or Before December 3, 2017After December 3, 2017
General Session
Full Fee
(Physician, Scientist)
Reduced Fee
(Allied Health Professional, Resident, Fellow, 
NP, PA, RN, Retiree)
Echocardiography Hands-on Workshop
Standard Fee$350.00$400.00

Additional Information
Course Brochure (PDF)

Exhibit Information

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 clinical cardiologists, heart failure specialists, oncologists, hematologists, internal medicine specialists, and allied health personnel working in cardiology or hematology-oncology areas.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify diagnostic, clinical, and management options in the care of cancer patients with cardiovascular illness.
  • Describe pharmacotherapy for the management strategies in the management of patients with cardiotoxicity.
  • Describe follow-up and clinical care within a specialized cardio-oncology program.
  • Summarize treatment strategies using a case-based approach.
  • Demonstrate a multidisciplinary approach to cardio-oncology patients using current guideline recommendations from ACC, AHA, ESC, ASE and ASCO.

Hands-on Workshop Objective:

  • Identify the practicalities of accurate and valid measurement of cardiac chambers and novel echocardiographic measures for early detection of cardiotoxicity using strain imaging.

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: 
  • 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 18.75 AOA
  • 18.75 Attendance
Event starts: 
02/01/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
02/03/2018 - 12:00pm

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Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
4949 East Lincoln Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
United States
+1 (888) 627-3010

Lodging and Accommodations 

Note: Omni Scottsdale at Montelucia is currently sold out for this course. Please see below for alternative lodging options.

Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
4949 East Lincoln Drive
Scottsdale, Arizona 85253
Online Reservations
Telephone: (480) 627-3200 or (888) 627-3010 (toll-free)

Nestled at the foot of Camelback Mountain and surrounded by the Sonoran Desert, the Omni Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Montelucia brings the essence of Europe to the heart of Scottsdale. Reminiscent of a small Andalusian village with arching entryways, splashing fountains and floral walkways, the resort beckons guests to slow down and take in all the pleasures of its surroundings.

A limited block of guest rooms has been reserved for attendees at the special group rate of $299 (USD) per room per night, plus applicable city and state sales tax, single or double occupancy. Make your reservation before the block fills or the cut-off date of December 23, 2017, reference Mayo Clinic Cardio-Oncology Course. Group rates will apply three days prior to and three days after the course dates based on group room availability. Children under the age of 18 will stay complimentary. Resort fee is waived. Guest room high-speed internet, access to fitness center and self-parking is complimentary.

Attendees are responsible for their own reservations. 

The standard hotel reservation cancellation policy will apply to reservations with no fee to individual if it is prior to 72 hours to arrival.

Additional Hotel Room Availability (1/2 mile from the Omni Scottsdale).
Note: Mountain Shadows is nearly sold out. Please see below for alternative lodging options.

Mountain Shadows
5445 East Lincoln Drive
Scottsdale, Arizona 85253
Online Reservations
Telephone: (480) 624-5400 or (877) 587-6981

Originally built below Camelback Mountain in 1959, Mountain Shadows reemerged as an icon of luxury and design after it was completely rebuilt in 2017. Located near Scottsdale in Paradise Valley, echoes of the resort’s historic legacy and the stunning desert surroundings create an energy of renewal that draws you into this unique destination.

A limited block of guest rooms has been reserved for attendees at the special group rate of $325 (USD) per room per night, plus applicable city and state sales tax and resort service fee of $22.00 per room per night. Room rate includes single or double occupancy. Make your reservation before the block fills or the cut-off date of January 3, 2018, reference Mayo Clinic Group. The resort service fee includes: overnight guest parking, high-speed wireless internet in guest rooms and public areas, shuttle service in the Mountain Shadows Tesla in nearby area (based on availability), daily in-room coffee and tea service, and more. Contact the resort for more information.

Attendees are responsible for their own reservations.

Individual reservations cancelled within 48 hours prior to the arrival date will be assess a one-night room and tax penalty charge.


Airport: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport; PHX (8.5 miles)

Hertz is offering a reduced daily rate for course registrants. Visit Hertz online at  (CV 03NR0013) Special rates include unlimited mileage and are subject to availability. Advance reservations are recommended; blackout dates may apply.

SuperShuttle vans offer airport transportation to and from area hotels and businesses. To make reservations, call (800) 258-3826 or (602) 244-9000, or visit

Travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Go to Visit Phoenix or Experience Scottsdale for additional recreation and leisure activities.

Farouk Mookadam, M.B., B.Ch.
Donald W. Northfelt, M.D.

Reza Arsanjani, M.D.
Brian W. Hardaway, M.D.
Joerg Herrmann, M.D.
Howard R. Lee, M.D., Ph.D.

R. Todd Hurst, M.D.
Banner Health
Phoenix, Arizona

Javid. J. Moslehi, M.D.
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
Nashville, Tennessee

A. Jamil Tajik, M.D.
Aurora Health Care
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Matt M. Umland, R.D.C.S., F.A.S.E.
Aurora Health Care
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Siddhartha S. Angadi, Ph.D.
Christopher P. Appleton, M.D.
Jonathan B. Ashman, M.D., Ph.D.
Ronald J. Buono, R.D.C.S.
William K. Freeman, M.D.
Martha Grogan, M.D.
Sandra M. Herrmann, M.D.
Dawn E. Jaroszewski, M.D.
Christopher B. Kendall, B.S., R.D.C.S.
Carolyn M. Larsen, M.D.
Lisa A. McGee, M.D.
Joseph R. Mikhael, M.D.
Siva K. Mulpuru, M.D.
Joshua R. Niska, M.D.
Jeanne M. Palmer, M.D.
Mahesh Seetharam, M.D.
Fadi E. Shamoun, M.D.
Carlos E. Vargas, M.D.
Hector R. Villarraga, M.D.
Susan Wilansky, M.D.
Waldemar E. Wysokinski, M.D., Ph.D.
Eric J. Yancey, Pharm.D., R.Ph.
Eric H. Yang, 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.


Credit Statement(s):


Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates the General Session of this live activity and webcast for a maximum of 18.75 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: 16.25
Workshop Session Breakdown Total: 2.50

This program has been accredited by the American Osteopathic Association for 18.75 credits of AOA Category 2-A.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care 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

Available Credit

  • 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 18.75 AOA
  • 18.75 Attendance
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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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