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 June 30, 2021. New content is added regularly, so be sure to check back for additional learning opportunities.
In this online CME course, multidisciplinary experts from Mayo Clinic and the Society of Respiratory Medicine Vadodara present challenging concepts in the diagnosis of non-neoplastic and neoplastic lung and pleural disease that can be quickly translated into practice. The course is geared toward senior trainees and practicing clinicians who care for patients with pulmonary disease, including pathologists, radiologists, pulmonologists and cytopathologists.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
These recordings of an August 1, 2020, livestream event provide information on the treatment of hospitalized patients with severe or life-threatening COVID-19.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This series of one-hour webinars features Mayo Clinic experts discussing the latest information on COVID-19.
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.
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.
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.
This online course will provide learners with an update in the diagnosis and management of migraine and other headache disorders.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 & Strategies Online CME provides concise updates related to COVID-19 through convenient, pre-recorded webinars.
This online course centralizes Mayo Clinic Talks podcast interviews around COVID-19. COVID-19 information evolves daily.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Receive the latest in evidence-based treatment strategies from newly diagnosed myeloma to the relapsed patient and other plasma cell disorders.
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.
This online CME course provides a comprehensive, evidence-based review in recent advances in the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and management of neurological disorders.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
SPARK: A CME Course on Lewy Body Dementia 2021 - LIVESTREAM
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.