February 25-28, 2015 - Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas 
Course Directors:Britain, Marcia K., RN, CNP, Herber, Andrew (Andy) J., P.A.-C, Loeslie, Vicki A., R.N., C.N.P., Newman, James S.(Jamie), M.D., Park, John G., M.D.

This program focuses on acute care of the hospitalized patient and is applicable to internists, hospitalists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, advanced practice nurses, RN's, and administrators from novice to experienced. The course covers everything from critical care, hospital general medicine, surgery, neurology, cardiology, oncology, pain management and other medical subspecialties. As hospital care models continue to evolve; nurse practitioners and physician assistants are playing an increasingly vital role in the care delivery of hospitalized patients. This conference focuses on providing the most up-to-date, evidence-based guidelines and treatment pathways necessary to optimally care for hospitalized patients. The course features multiple options for skills workshops to further tailor the educational needs of NPPA's.

Registration Fee

Course Registration$595.00
Critical Care Skills Workshop Session 2/25/2015$200.00
Suturing Workshop Session 2/26/2015$200.00
Print Syllabus (Pre-sales only) $ 50.00
     Morning YOGA Session's 2/26 - 2/27 - 2/28Complimentary

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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 course for a maximum of 18.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 8.00 ACPE knowledge-based pharmacy continuing education contact hours.

Nursing (ANCC) — This conference is offered in cooperation with Mayo Continuing Nursing Education. 

Mayo Continuing Nursing Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Participants can earn up to 18.25 nursing contact hours (accredited).

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe a rational approach to assessment and management of the high-acuity hospitalized patient
  • Formulate an action plan based on scientific rationale, evidence-based standards of care, and practice guidelines
  • Analyze the future of hospital medicine and the vital role NPPAs will provide caring for hospitalized patients
  • Initiate appropriate and timely consultation, referral or both when necessary
  • Describe assessment, current guidelines and drug therapies for pain management
  • Explain heart failure management in complex hospitalized patients
  • Explain cancer-related topics, such as palliative care, pharmacology and oncologic emergencies 

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.