COVID-19: Mayo Clinic is committed to taking care of our patients, learners and staff as we address the COVID-19 situation. Learn more about COVID-19 online education, resources, and live course cancellations.

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, 2020. 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.

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. 

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: 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 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 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.

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.

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

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 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: 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

Mayo Clinic Talks Podcast: Troponin Edition

The FDA has approved the use of a fifth generation, high sensitivity troponin assay. Many facilities in the United States will begin to use this new assay which has significant clinical implications for healthcare teams in the emergency department, cardiology, hospital medicine, surgery, and many other inpatient and outpatient practices. 

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.

Multi-professional Education, Translation & Research in Intensive Care (METRIC-2020): Spring 2020 Virtual Critical Care Conference - NO CME CREDIT

Join us online via virtual conference and learn from international experts in patient centered critical care medicine, quality improvement, and patient safety through virtual conference.

Myeloma and Related Disorders - Online

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. 

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.

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. 

Psychiatry Board Reviews - Online CME

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

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.

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. 

Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Provider - Online

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.

What You Need to Know: Primary Care - Online

This course will cover topics pertinent to primary health care providers including updates in general internal medicine, dermatology, women's health, GI, neurology, pulmonary, endocrinology, sports medicine, and cardiology.

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.