6th Annual Mayo Clinic Esophageal Diseases Course 2018
Course Director: Marcelo F. Vela, M.D.
Esophageal disease is a rapidly-developing area marked by significant advances in diagnosis, therapy and identification of new diseases. In this course, a comprehensive approach will be taken to explore these exciting advancements including high-resolution manometry, FLIP topography, impedance monitoring, new techniques in endoscopic detection and treatment of Barrett’s esophagus, and insights into the evolving approach to eosinophilic esophagitis, as well as updated management strategies for rumination.
A special feature of this program is a hands-on workshop for interpretation and performance of motility studies, new endoscopic imaging techniques, and endoscopic treatments including mucosal resection, radiofrequency ablation, cryotherapy, and endoscopic myotomy.
New this year is a breakout session designed specifically for advanced practice providers and nurses. High-resolution manometry, gastroesophageal reflux disease, achalasia and clinical management of Barrett’s Esophagus will be discussed.
Please view the course brochure for comprehensive information.
|Full Fee: M.D., D.O., Scientist||$650.00|
|Reduced Fee: Resident, Fellow, NP, PA, Allied Health Professional||$525.00|
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 submit Exhibitor Documents to Kristy Badder
This course is designed for practicing gastroenterologists, fellows and residents in gastroenterology. Thoracic surgeons, otolaryngologists and pulmonologists, as well as other healthcare professionals with an interest in esophageal diseases may benefit from this program.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Summarize the appropriate use of current tools available for GERD diagnosis.
- Outline a structured approach for evaluation of patients with PPI-refractory symptoms.
- Identify appropriate diagnostic and treatment strategies for rumination.
- Recognize the role of PPI therapy as the first treatment step when esophageal eosinophilia is diagnosed.
- Recognize current management options for early esophageal cancer, including endoscopic approaches.
- Describe the role of new diagnostic tools such as FLIP topography, and new treatment options (POEM) in achalasia patients.
- Identify appropriate patients for self-dilation, and understand how to establish a self-dilation program.
- Describe non-endoscopic methods of screening for Barrett’s esophagus and diagnosis and monitoring of eosinophilic esophagitis.
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.
Mayo Clinic Franke Education Center creates an ideal environment for medical learners to participate in education and training about the most up-to-date techniques and biomedical advances.
Conveniently located on the Mayo Clinic Hospital campus, the Residence Inn Phoenix Desert View at Mayo Clinic offers spacious suites, complimentary hot buffet breakfast, high-speed internet access, fitness facilities, swimming pool, a business center, and free parking. Check-in time is 3 p.m.; check-out time is noon.
A block of rooms, studio suites, at a special group rate of $149 (USD), single or double, per night, plus applicable state/local taxes, is available for course participants and guests. Group rates will apply three days prior to and after the course dates, based upon space and rate availability.
Make your reservation by calling (866) 754-5927 or (480) 563-1500 before the room block is filled or the cut-off date, November 8, 2018. Reservations received after this date will be accepted on a rate and space available basis. When making your reservation, identify yourself as a participant of the “Mayo Clinic Esophageal course.”
The JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa has reserved a block of standard deluxe rooms at a special group rate of $299 (USD), per night, plus applicable state/local taxes, for course participants and guests. Group rates will apply three days prior to and three days after the course dates, based on group room availability. The resort fee has been reduced to $10 per room, per night, for course participants. Self parking is complimentary.
The resort is located approximately 2.2 miles, or 7 minutes, from the Mayo Clinic Franke Education Center.
Make your reservation online or by calling (800) 835-6206 or (480) 293-5000 before the room block is filled or the cut-off date, November 1, 2018. Reservations made after the cut-off date shall be at the hotel's current available rate. When making your reservation, identify yourself as a participant of the “Mayo Clinic Esophageal course”.
The standard hotel reservation cancellation policy will apply to individual reservations unless otherwise specified.
Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.
Hertz is offering a reduced daily rate for course registrants. Visit Hertz online (CV03NR0013). 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.
Travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.
Marcelo F. Vela, M.D
Prasad G. Iyer, M.D.
David A. Katzka, M.D.
Herbert C. Wolfsen, M.D.
John E. Pandolfino, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Division Chief, Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Mayo Clinic Faculty
Jeffrey A. Alexander, M.D.
Navtej S. Buttar, M.D.
Subhankar Chakrborty, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.
Michael D. Crowell, Ph.D.
Enrique F. Elli, M.D.
Douglas O. Faigel, M.D.
David E. Fleischer, M.D.
Norio Fukami, M.D.
Houssam Halawi, M.D.
Magnus Halland, M.D.
Mark L. Hancer, P.A.-C
Jennifer L. Horsley-Silva, M.D.
Allon Kahn, M.D.
Brian E. Lacy, M.D., Ph.D.
Cadman L. Leggett, M.D.
Kristyn Maixner, A.P.R.N., C.N.P.
Joseph A. Murray, M.D.
Francisco C. Ramirez, M.D.
Karthik Ravi, M.D.
Andrea C. Rodriguez, M.D.
Diana L. Snyder, M.D.
Kenneth K. Wang, M.D.
Louis M. Wong Kee Song, M.D.
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.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This Live activity, 6th Annual Mayo Clinic Esophageal Diseases Course, with a beginning date of 11/30/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14.75 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This program has been accredited by the American Osteopathic Association for 14.75 credits of AOA Category 2-A.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.75 ANCC nursing contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
According to the criteria of the American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses (ABCGN), 14.75 hour(s) earned in this activity are considered GI Specific for the purpose of recertification by contact hours through the ABCGN. (ABCGN tracking number: GI2018-061)
Other Healthcare Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other healthcare professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.
AMA Credit Breakdown
General Session Total: 14.75
Friday – 7.50
Saturday – 7.25
ABIM Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 14.75 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
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- 14.75 AAFP Prescribed
- 14.75 ABIM
- 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 14.75 ANCC
- 14.75 AOA Category 2-A
- 14.75 Attendance
Note: This course includes a hands-on workshop for physicians and residents and a special breakout session for nurses and advanced practice providers. Upon completion of your registration, registrants will receive a survey to identify and rank, in order of preference, the stations in which you would like to participate.
Cancellation and Refund Policy:
Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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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