COVID-19: Mayo Clinic is committed to taking care of our patients, learners and staff. Learn more about attendance requirements for live courses and conferences and available COVID-19 online education and resources.

To help mitigate the educational impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Mayo Clinic personnel, Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development (MCSCPD) is opening enrollment to a broad array of medical education at no cost to employees through December 31, 2021. New content is added regularly, so be sure to check back for additional learning opportunities.

94th Annual Clinical Reviews - Online CME Course

The 94th Annual Clinical Reviews seeks to update primary care providers on the latest recommendations involving medical subspecialties. The course provides a comprehensive program of lectures on topics of general interest in medicine, surgery, and pediatrics relevant to clinical practice.

Aging: The Impact on Immunity During a Pandemic

Jessica N. Lancaster, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Immunology at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona discusses the effect of aging on the immune system, and the correlation between biological aging and COVID-19 infection.

An Update on COVID-19 with Stacey Rizza, M.D., FIDSA - Online CME Course

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, so does our understanding of the disease. Mayo Clinic infectious diseases specialist Stacey A. Rizza, M.D., FIDSA, presents an updated overview of COVID-19 and the causative agent SARS-CoV-2. She covers the emerging risk factors associated with poor prognosis, the symptoms timeline, stages of disease progression, and how these stages impact our treatment decisions. 

Balancing the Needs of Family, Work & Well-Being

This course reviews common life stressors associated with the COVID-19 Pandemic. With a focus on four areas including parenting, relationships, work & well-being; practical strategies and tips for how to manage and sustain a healthy sense of self are reviewed.   

Cardiology Update: The Heart of the Matter - Online CME

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, sports cardiology and valvular heart disease, among others. 

Comprehensive Shoulder and Elbow Course: Current Concepts and Controversies Online CME

This online CME course provides information on the latest treatment options for shoulder and elbow arthroplasty, arthroscopy, fracture and reconstruction. The focus is on the best current practice in diagnosis, treatment and new technology. Faculty with international expertise in shoulder and elbow surgery discuss how to optimize surgical techniques and how to avoid complications.

Coding and Billing for the COVID-19 Patient: What You Need to Know

Penny M. Jefferson, R.N., a clinical documentation improvement specialist at Mayo Clinic, reviews coding and billing guidelines in daily practice for confirmed and presumptive positive cases of COVID-19.

Contact Tracing: A Core Element of Disease Prevention

Preventive medicine specialists Laura E. Breeher, M.D., M.P.H., and Caitlin M. Hainy, APRN, C.N.P., D.N.P., share the core concepts of contract tracing, the risk assessment, and key steps necessary in the challenging framework for exposure investigation.

Convalescent Plasma - August 1, 2020 Livestream Recordings

These recordings of an August 1, 2020, livestream event provide information on the treatment of hospitalized patients with severe or life-threatening COVID-19. 

COVID-19: Countering an "Infodemic" of Misinformation - Online

The unknown nature of the COVID-19 virus, use of social media and politicization has resulted in physical and mental suffering, including death from bogus treatments. This course focuses on how misinformation and disinformation can impact medical professionals as well as patients with deeply held beliefs. Disinformation and misinformation prevalence, impact and projected trends are discussed, as well as strategies for responding to misinformation during the medical encounter.    

COVID-19: Environmental Controls for Infection Prevention - Clinical Outpatient

Brittany E. Howard, M.D., Chair of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery within the Department of Otolaryngology at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, explores current options for finding environmental controls for infection prevention, specifically for preventing COVID-19 infection in the clinical outpatient setting.  

COVID-19: Essential 2021 Updates - Online CME Course

This segment discusses how COVID-19 is continuing to evolve in 2021. Topics include the latest infection and hospitalization rates, bio mutations and impacts on infection rates, prevention, including masking and double masking, what being vaccinated means, vaccine hesitancy, disparities within COVID-19 based on economic and racial inequalities, and mental health and resiliency.

COVID-19: Essentials for the Healthcare Worker - Online

This online CME course covers the COVID-19 disease, appropriate community level and personal level protective and mitigating efforts, therapeutics, and correct usage personal protective wear as well as discussing special scenarios.

COVID-19 Ocular and Respiratory Personal Protective Equipment

Brittany E. Howard, M.D., Chair of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery within the Department of Otolaryngology at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, discusses ocular manifestations of COVID-19, ocular transmission risk and current CDC recommendations for ocular personal protective equipment. 

COVID-19: Testing Options and Considerations

Brittany E. Howard, M.D., Chair of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery within the Department of Otolaryngology at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, discusses the tests currently available for COVID-19. 

COVID-19: Updates for 2021 - Online CME Course

Mayo Clinic experts will discuss the latest information on COVID-19, including clinical updates, research developments, infection control, vaccines and practical advice that healthcare professionals can use in their practice.

COVID-19 Virtual Clinic – Mayo Clinic Experience

Katherine Walsh, MPAS, P.A.-C., M.P.H. and her team at Mayo Clinic in Florida created a virtual clinic for COVID-19 positive patients to keep beds available at the hospital. This presentation explains how it was implemented and the best practices for virtual patient care during this pandemic. It explores the benefits and hurdles for creating a virtual clinic.

COVID-19: Virus, Variants, Velocity and Vaccines - Online CME Course

Gregory A. Poland, M.D., director of Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group, discusses COVID-19 vaccines currently available and in development. Dr. Poland also explains the potential impact of viral variants on vaccination efforts. The segment was recorded at Mayo Clinic Clinical Reviews 2021: 32nd Annual Family Medicine and Internal Medicine Update.

COVID-19 Webinar Series

This series of one-hour webinars features Mayo Clinic experts discussing the latest information on COVID-19. 

COVID-19: Where do we go from here?

Angela M. Donaldson, M.D. of the Department of Otolaryngology at Mayo Clinic in Florida discusses the next steps for this pandemic with her panel of experts. The panel members explain benefits and barriers to telemedicine, contact tracing, and partnerships for community health. Each member discusses what they have learned from their institutions to help everyone cope with COVID-19. This presentation provides an overview of how communities can respond to the pandemic moving forward.

Critical Care Insights: COVID-19 Edition (9 Videos) - Online CME

This online CME course consists of 7 lectures covering intubation safety, infection control, navigating drug shortages, maximizing team performance, mindset training, humanizing critical care, and caring for critical care survivors.

Expert Pearls in ENT – Online CME Course

This Mayo Clinic online course focuses on select topics of contemporary interest to Otolaryngologists. The course is richly illustrated with pictures, figures and videos. Each subject matter is covered by expert subspecialists who share their pearls in managing these conditions.

Genomics Primer for Providers - Online CME Course

This course has been developed to increase provider knowledge regarding genetic testing and diseases with a genetic basis. It will be subdivided into sections: Inheriting Genetic Conditions, Sporadic vs Hereditary Cancers, Interpreting Results & Management Decisions, and Direct to Consumer Testing.

Headache Management: Creating Migraine Warriors - Online

This online course will provide learners with an update in the diagnosis and management of migraine and other headache disorders. 

Healthcare Disparities and COVID-19: Medical Specialty Panel

Mayo Clinic experts from the Dermatology, Palliative Care, Nephrology, and Oncology specialties discuss healthcare disparities in their respective fields and how it relates to COVID-19. The panel members discuss the health disparities before COVID-19 as well as what they are seeing in the middle of the pandemic.

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Healthcare During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Panel Discussion

A Mayo Clinic expert panel discusses barriers that patients have faced throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and present scenarios reflecting the importance of ongoing care.  They also share ideal safety measures adopted by healthcare institutions. 

Hepatology & COVID-19

Abnormal liver function testing (LFTs) occurs often in the primary care setting. The purpose of this course is to establish an overview of the liver, what testing is done when determining liver injury and liver function, and how to appropriate triage and management the patient with these abnormalities. COVID related liver injury will be discussed. This course will also provide the learner with a brief overview of fatty liver disease and it’s complications. Topics include diagnosis, treatment options, as well as additional challenges facing a patient with fatty liver disease and COVID-19. 

Highlights from Geriatric Update for the Primary Care Provider Online CME

The top lectures from the 2018 and 2019 Geriatric Update for the Primary Care Provider conferences have been curated for learners into this online CME course. Experts from Mayo Clinic’s Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine provide family practitioners, internists, general practitioners, advanced nurse practitioners and physician assistants with current information on the care of the elderly, including clinical evaluation, management strategies and innovative practice models.

Highlights of Clinical Updates in Allergy and Immunology - ONLINE CME

Clinical Updates in Allergy and Immunology is designed to deliver a present-day understanding of allergic disorders with an emphasis on the translation of allergy knowledge to clinical practice. This structured theme-based program includes evidence-based and emerging clinical approaches presented by expert Mayo Clinic faculty from allergy and other medical specialties to provide a comprehensive and multidisciplinary perspective on allergic disorders. The online CME course features highlights from the 2018 and 2019 live courses.

Hospitalist Management of COVID-19

Mayo Clinic hospitalists M. Caroline Burton, M.D., and Chandrasagar (Sagar) Dugani, M.D., Ph.D., discuss management of patients with COVID-19 from the hospitalist perspective. They review a standard approach to triage, how to identify risk factors for severe disease, and the therapeutic management for optimal disease control.

Hospital Medicine for NPPAs CME Booster Pack - Online CME Course

Hospital Medicine from Admission to Discharge: Inpatient Medicine for NPs & PAs – Online fills your continuing medical education needs. This course emphasizes the clinical management of hospitalized patients with evidence-based lectures by experts in treatment pathways

Hospital Medicine from Admission to Discharge: Inpatient Medicine for NPs & PAs - Online CME Course

Hospital Medicine from Admission to Discharge: Inpatient Medicine for NPs & PAs – Online fills your continuing medical education needs. This course emphasizes the clinical management of hospitalized patients with evidence-based lectures by experts in treatment pathways from admission to discharge.

Mayo Clinic’s Critical Care Online: A Review for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

Mayo Clinic’s Critical Care Online: A Review for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants is an online CME course designed for advanced practice providers working with critically ill adult patients. Multidisciplinary faculty present evidence-based diagnostic and treatment strategies for the management of commonly and uncommonly encountered diagnoses in the ICU.

Mayo Clinic COVID-19: Expert Insights and Strategies - Online CME Course

Mayo Clinic COVID-19: Expert Insights & Strategies Online CME provides concise updates related to COVID-19 through convenient, pre-recorded webinars.

Mayo Clinic Talks Podcast - Online 

Mayo Clinic Talks is a weekly podcast show hosted by Darryl Chutka, M.D., a general internist at Mayo Clinic. Podcasting offers succinct, relevant, and accessible CME. The episodes in this course reflect commonly seen health problems in a primary care practice. Listen in as Dr. Chutka interviews experts on a variety of topics ranging from The Risks and Benefits of Coffee to Transgender Patient Care, back pain, management of sleep apnea, hormone therapy, and The Dangers of Distraction and Balancing Connectivity. Listen in the course or using your favorite podcast app, then return here to take a short assessment and claim credit.

Mayo Clinic Talks Podcast: COVID-19 Miniseries

This online course centralizes Mayo Clinic Talks podcast interviews around COVID-19. COVID-19 information evolves daily. 

Mayo Clinic Talks Podcast: Opioid Edition

This is a three-hour long podcast series – (10) episodes – that are interviews recorded for self-paced listening. Mayo Clinic physicians discuss the new opioid prescribing guidelines and share real-life examples from their practice. The topics include assessing the patient’s candidacy for opioid therapy, and when deemed appropriate, what drug, duration and dose is recommended. Addiction and opioid use disorder are also discussed.

Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Select Mayo Clinic Proceedings articles with CME credit are available free of charge to Mayo Clinic employees. Participation in this activity consists of reviewing articles and responding to a short online test. It is estimated that this activity will take approximately one hour per article.

Minorities in Clinical Trials - Online CME Course

In this presentation, Mayo Clinic experts discuss how underrepresentation of minority groups in clinical trials affects the quality of research. They highlight how important it is to have a wide and varied participant pool in research efforts, with a special emphasis on COVID-19 research.

Multidisciplinary Update in Breast Disease - Online CME Course

This online CME course provides a multidisciplinary update in prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, management and treatment of benign and malignant breast diseases, including high-risk and survivorship issues. Multidisciplinary Mayo Clinic experts present the latest, diagnostic, treatment and management options. Topics include: genetics and high-risk management; breast imaging modalities and supplemental screening options for dense breasts; updates in surgical management and local treatment of breast cancer; radiation therapy options; advances in oncology; updates in breast reconstruction and advanced surgical techniques; resilience and the health care provider; fertility preservation options; and tele-oncology and breast cancer.

Myeloma and Related Disorders - Online CME Course

Receive the latest in evidence-based treatment strategies from newly diagnosed myeloma to the relapsed patient and other plasma cell disorders. 

Nasopharyngeal Swab Collection - Free Online CNE Course

This free online CNE course provides basic instructions how to perform a nasopharyngeal swab collection. Topics include personal protective equipment along with donning and doffing procedure, specimen collection equipment, anatomical landmarks for nasopharyngeal swabbing, and differentiation of types of swab collection based on virus being tested. 

Neurology in Clinical Practice Online CME Course

This online CME course provides a comprehensive, evidence-based review in recent advances in the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and management of neurological disorders.

Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Preceptor Course - Online CME Course

This course is designed to prepare new and experienced preceptors with the skills needed to serve in the clinical faculty role. The course contains nine modules of topics identified by Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences faculty that preceptors desire when working with students. 

Perceptions of COVID-19 in Minorities - Online CME Course

This presentation covers how COVID-19 has impacted Black, indigenous and other communities of color are negatively impacted by social determinants. Richard O. White, M.D., a Mayo Clinic internist, and community members discuss immediate concerns, obtaining PPE, testing and support needs, as well as other social determinants brought to light by the pandemic.

Pharmacy Grand Rounds Podcast - Online CME Course

Hosted by Garrett E. Schramm, Pharm.D., Mayo Clinic Pharmacy Grand Rounds is a weekly podcast for pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners who are interested in learning more about clinical pharmacology topics.

Post COVID Syndrome: The Current State - Online CME Course

Post-COVID Syndrome: The Current State is a multidisciplinary, online CME course designed to build and enhance your knowledge of persistent symptoms that happen in nearly a third of patients after infection and recovery from COVID-19. Experts from Mayo Clinic provide clinically relevant pearls for clinicians in internal medicine, family medicine, and other primary care related specialties. If you are looking to broaden your skills to understand and help manage these patients, this is the course for you.

Practical Emergency Medicine Online CME

This online CME course is designed for emergency department providers who are motivated to incorporate the latest advances in patient care into their own practice settings. 

Primary Care SE MN Rochester/Kasson Skills Days 2020 - Online

This online course is offered to newly hired and current NP/PA staff in Primary Care. The course provides an opportunity to learn case-based approaches in the evaluation on pediatric nutrition and pearls, eating disorders, depression and anxiety, and geriatric care. In addition, it provides an opportunity to learn from Integrated Community Specialists (ICS) physicians with whom the staff frequently collaborates with on cardiology, gastroenterology and spine cases.

Respiratory Protection Updates and Returning Healthcare Personnel to Work After Covid-19 Infection

Jeffrey (Jeff) C. Nesbitt, CIH, supervisor of industrial hygiene at Mayo Clinic and assistant professor of preventive medicine, explains where to find guidance for respirator use during COVID-19; when to wear a respirator; and precautionary measures for healthcare providers before using reprocessed N95 masks.  Melanie D. Swift, M.D., M.P.H., a preventive medicine specialist at Mayo Clinic, reviews the Centers for Disease Control’s current guidelines for employees returning to work after COVID-19 infection and what Mayo has experienced with its test-based strategy.

Rheumatology Review for Primary Care - ONLINE CME Course

Mayo Clinic's Rheumatology Review for Primary Care is an online CME course that provides internists and general practitioners with up-to-date information on rheumatologic disorders and provides a complete general review for rheumatologists and rheumatology fellows. Participants gain a better perspective of how to recognize and diagnose common rheumatologic disorders, and determine which patients can be managed in their practices and which need referral to a specialist.

Safely Rebooting the Outpatient Practice During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Nita Sharma, M.B.A., FACHE, Instructor in Health Care Systems Engineering and member of the Mayo Clinic Outpatient Practice Subcommittee, shares how she and colleagues at Mayo Clinic in Arizona developed a toolkit to safely reboot the outpatient practice in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Safely Rebooting the Surgical Practice During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Panel Discussion

Mayo Clinic surgeons share potential strategies for surgical care during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Topics include methods to enhance occupational and patient safety, as well as resources and barriers in safely rebooting the surgical practice. 

Selected Topics in Internal Medicine 2020 - Online CME

The generalist physician works with a variety of patient problems on an ongoing basis and needs clear and concise updates on topics from multiple disciplines. Course content is typically in the form of reviews and/or updates to clinical medicine on the therapeutic areas most commonly treated by general internal medicine and primary care physicians. The Selected Topics in Internal Medicine course has been a successful course for many years and is one of the flagship courses offered by the Department of Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic Rochester. This is repurposed from the livestream event in 2020.

SPARK: A CME Course on Lewy Body Dementia 2021 - Online CME

Lewy body dementia (LBD) is a brain disease involving two related clinical disorders: dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and Parkinson’s disease dementia (PDD). DLB is the second most common form of degenerative dementia in the elderly next to Alzheimer’s disease (AD).

This half day virtual CME course is intended to educate health care providers on detection, diagnosis, treatment and care management of Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) and to educate healthcare providers on best practices around diagnosis disclosure and become familiar with important referrals that help patients and families address the daily difficulties associated with LBD.

Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Provider - Online CME Course

This online course will give participants the confidence to accurately diagnose and treat sports-related conditions and the knowledge to determine appropriate testing and referral criteria. 

Telemedicine Basics - Online CME Course

This online CME course covers the evolution of telemedicine in primary care, best practices for patient care in the digital environment, and strategies for effective patient encounters.

Transitions of Care for the COVID Patient: Evolution of Care Coordination in a Pandemic

Sarah A. Blakemore, M.S.W., L.M.S.W., Patti-Jo Dixon, R.N., ACM, Stacey E. Hunter, R.N., ACM, and Laura (Diane) D. Kittle, M.S.N., R.N., discuss how to meet the psychosocial needs of patients and families affected by COVID-19 amidst the additional challenges of obtaining resources.

What's New in Family Medicine - Online CME Course

What's New in Family Medicine is an online CME course that provides learners with current and relevant updates on management of patient health concerns encountered in daily practice, with a special focus on changes in medical practice in the COVID-19 pandemic and adapting to telemedicine.

Women's Health Update - Online

This online course will address a variety of health issues that are unique to women and/or highlight medical conditions that may cause different symptoms in women, or affect women differently than men, and thus, may require different treatment or prevention protocols. 

Wound Care Symposium: Managing Wounds from Shear to Necrotizing Fasciitis - Online CME Course

This online course is designed to provide the latest diagnostic and treatment strategies for comprehensive wound management. The program is multidisciplinary with faculty representing various wound-related fields. Educational presentations offer comprehensive wound-management strategies (from basics to high-level). The course will meet the continuing education needs of a range of wound care providers, from novices to experts.

Wound Care Symposium: The A’s (Atypical and Advanced Therapies) Online CME Course

This online course is designed to provide the latest diagnostic and treatment strategies for comprehensive wound management. The program is multidisciplinary with faculty representing various wound-related fields. Content provides comprehensive wound-management strategies from basic to high level. The course will meet the continuing education needs of a range of wound care providers, from novice to expert.