7th Annual Mayo Clinic Esophageal Diseases Course

Phoenix, AZ US
December 6, 2019 to December 7, 2019

Course Directors: Marcelo F. Vela, M.D., Prasad G. Iyer, M.D., David A. Katzka, M.D., and Herbert C. Wolfsen, M.D.

Esophageal disease is a rapidly-developing medical area marked by significant advances in diagnosis, therapy and identification of new diseases. In this continuing medical education, a comprehensive approach will be taken to explore these exciting advancements including high-resolution manometry and impedance monitoring, new techniques in endoscopic detection and treatment of Barrett’s esophagus, and insights into new diseases such as eosinophilic esophagitis.  

A special feature is a hands-on workshop for interpretation and performance of motility studies, new endoscopic imaging techniques, and endoscopic mucosal resection and ablation.

A concurrent session designed especially for advanced practice providers and allied health professionals will be offered Saturday, December 7, 2019.

Join guest faculty Prateek Sharma, M.D., Professor of Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, and Mayo Clinic experts, December 6–7, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Workshop

A special feature of this program is a hands-on workshop for interpretation and performance of motility studies, new endoscopic imaging techniques, endoscopic mucosal resection and ablation. Participants will rotate through the following stations:

  • EMR Ligation
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Cryotherapy
  • Mechanics of Clips (TTS, OTS) and Stents Deployment
  • Advanced Imaging in Barrett’s Esophagus: VLE

Esophageal Laboratory Testing:

  • Reading Ambulatory Reflux Monitoring Tests
  • Reading Basic Esophageal Manometry
  • Reading Advanced Esophageal Manometry

Registration Fees

 On or before 11/1/2019After 11/1/2019
MD, DO, Scientist, Dentist$600$675
Resident, Fellow, NP, PA,
Allied Health, Retiree
$500$575

Additional Information
Course Brochure

Exhibit Opportunity

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 complete Exhibitor Documents and submit to Kristy Badder.

Target Audience

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.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a structured approach for the evaluation of patients with noncardiac chest pain. 
  • Recognize current management options for diffuse esophageal spasm. 
  • Summarize the appropriate use of tools to diagnose and assess treatment response in eosinophilic esophagitis. 
  • Identify patients with Barrett's esophagus who are appropriate candidates for endoscopic ablation. 
  • Examine the potential role of opioid medications as a cause of abnormal esophageal motility.
  • Describe the appropriate management of patients with refractory esophageal strictures.

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. 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 14.50 ABIM
  • 14.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 14.50 ANCC
  • 14.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 14.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
12/06/2019 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
12/07/2019 - 4:00pm
Cost:
$600.00
Click here to view Program Agenda on mobile device
Mayo Clinic Franke Education Center
5777 E. Mayo Blvd.
Waugh Auditorium
Phoenix, AZ 85054
United States

Mayo Clinic Franke Education Center is located directly adjacent to Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix, just west of the main hospital entrance.  The education center is within easy walking distance to Residence Inn Phoenix Desert View at Mayo Clinic.            

Lodging Information

Residence Inn Phoenix Desert View at Mayo Clinic
5665 East Mayo Boulevard 
Phoenix, Arizona 85054
Phone: (800) 331-3131 or (480) 563-1500
Online Reservations

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, and a business center.  Parking is $5 plus tax per vehicle per day.  Check-in time is 3 p.m.; check-out time is noon.

A block of studio suites at a special group rate of $155 (USD), single or double, per night, plus applicable state/local taxes, is available. Group rates will apply three days prior to and after the course dates, based upon space and rate availability.

Make your reservation before the room block is filled or the cut-off date, November 14, 2019. 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.”

JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
5350 E. Marriott Drive
Phoenix, Arizona 85054
Phone: 800-835-6206 or (480) 293-5000
Online Reservations

A block of standard deluxe rooms at a special group rate of $299 (USD), per night, plus applicable state/local taxes is available. Group rates apply three days prior to/after course dates, based on group room availability. The resort fee has been reduced to $10 plus tax, per room, per night. Self-parking is complimentary. The resort is located 2.2 miles, or 6 minutes, from Mayo Clinic Franke Education Center.

Make your reservation before the room block is filled or the cut-off date, November 14, 2019.   Reservations received after this date will be accepted on a space- and rate-available basis.  When making your reservation, identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic Esophageal Diseases 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.

Travel

Airport

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) is located 21 miles from Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. 

Ground Transportation

Hertz is offering a reduced daily rate for course registrants. Visit Hertz online, www.hertz.com/cme2019, and enter convention number (CV) 03NR0014 in the respective “Discount or Promo Code” section. 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 the hotel. To make reservations, call (800) 258-3826 or (602) 244-9000, or visit www.supershuttle.com.

Travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Recreation/Leisure

Go to Visit Phoenix or Experience Scottsdale for additional recreation and leisure activities.

Course Director
Marcelo F. Vela, M.D., MSCR

Course Co-Directors
Prasad G. Iyer, M.D.
David A. Katzka, M.D.
Herbert C. Wolfsen, M.D.

Guest Faculty
Prateek Sharma, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Kansas City, Kansas

Mayo Clinic Faculty
Jeffrey A. Alexander, M.D.
Navtej S. Buttar, M.D.
Don (Chamil) C. Codipilly, M.D.
Michael D. Crowell, Ph.D.
Kenneth R. DeVault, M.D.
Norio Fukami M.D.
Magnus Halland, M.D.
Yuri Hanada, M.D.
Mark L. Hancer, P.A.-C.
Lois L. Hemminger, A.P.R.N.
Jennifer L. Horsley-Silva, M.D.
C. Daniel Johnson, M.D.
Allon Kahn, M.D.
Brian E. Lacy, M.D.
Cadman L. Leggett, M.D.
Karen T. McNett, M.S., C.C.C.-S.L.P.
Joseph A. Murray, M.D.
Rahul Pannala, M.D.
Francisco C. Ramirez, M.D.
Karthik Ravi, M.D.
Michelle F. Sharpe, R.D.N.
Diana L. Snyder, M.D.
Michael B. Wallace, M.D.
Kenneth K. Wang, M.D.
Monia E. Werlang, M.D.
Louis M. Wong Kee Song, M.D.

Accreditation Statement
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.

AMA
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAFP
Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

ANCC
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.50 ANCC nursing contact hours.  Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA
The American Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 14.50 AOA Category 2-A credits.

American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses
According to the criteria of the American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses (ABCGN), 14.5 hour(s) earned in this activity are considered GI Specific for the purpose of recertification by contact hours through the ABCGN. (ABCGN tracking number: GI2019-095)

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.

ABIM Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 14.50 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. Participation information will be shared with ABIM through PARS.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 14.50 ABIM
  • 14.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 14.50 ANCC
  • 14.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 14.50 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/12/2019
Course expires: 
12/07/2020

Price

Cost:
$600.00
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In the process of registering for this course, please indicate if you will participate in the hands-on workshop stations or the special concurrent session designed for advanced practice providers and nurses.     

For those physicians and residents who indicate you will participate in the hands-on workshop stations, you will receive a survey to identify and rank, in order of preference, the stations in which you would like to participate. Only those completing the survey will be assigned workshop station rotations.


Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to cme@mayo.edu. 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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