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9th Annual Mayo Clinic Esophageal Diseases Course 2021

Phoenix, AZ US
December 3, 2021 to December 4, 2021

This course offers Live (in-person) and LIVESTREAM attendance options.

Course Director: Herbert C. Wolfsen, M.D.
Course Co-Directors: Marcelo F. Vela, M.D., Prasad G. Iyer, M.D., and Karthik Ravi, M.D.

December 3 - 4, 2021 - Phoenix, Arizona - Mountain Standard Time

Esophageal disease is a rapidly developing medical area marked by significant advances in diagnosis, therapy and identification of new diseases. This CME course will take a comprehensive approach 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 concurrent session designed especially for advanced practice providers and allied health professionals will be offered Saturday, December 4, 2021. (Live & Livestream)

Workshop (Live Only) - Saturday Morning Session

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:

Hands-On Workshop Stations

  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Cryotherapy
  • Techniques of Clip (TTS, OTS) and Stent Placement
  • Advanced Imaging in Barrett’s Esophagus and Esophageal Disease

Esophageal Laboratory Testing

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

LIVE (in-person) attendees must comply with all live course requirements and guidelines and applicable state and local COVID-19 travel restrictions, guidance and resources.  

Please note that all live course attendees must: 

  • Provide proof of vaccination prior to event admission. You must be logged in to ce.mayo.edu to provide proof of vaccination.  

  • Complete COVID-19 testing and provide attestation that a negative test result was received within 72 hours or less of the event start date  or provide attestation that you received a lab-confirmed positive COVID-19 test result within the previous 90 days, that it has been at least 10 days since the positive test result, and that you are currently asymptomatic. You must be logged in to ce.mayo.edu to complete your attestation. This form will be available to submit on November 30, 2021 at 7:00 a.m., MST.

Learners who do not fulfill the above requirements will be unable to attend the live (in-person) event. 

Requirements and guidelines may be amended as CDC, public health and other relevant guidance are adjusted. 


Live Course
Profession

  Price  

M.D., D.O., Ph.D.$600
Allied Health, NP, PA, Residents, Retirees $500

 

Livestream Course
All Attendees                 $500  

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:

  • Reduce unnecessary repeated procedures and rescheduling of procedures.
  • Demonstrate a structured approach for the evaluation of patients with dysphagia including eosinophilic esophagitis.
  • Identify current medical and surgical management options for esophageal outlet obstruction including achalasia and diffuse esophageal spasm.
  • Summarize the appropriate use of tools to diagnose and assess treatment response in gastro-esophageal reflux disease and hiatal hernia.
  • Identify patients with Barrett's esophagus who are acceptable candidates for endoscopic eradication therapy including endoscopic mucosal resection and radiofrequency ablation.
  • Examine the potential role of cannabis and opioid medications as causes of upper gut symptoms including altered esophageal motility.
  • Describe the clinical and endoscopic management of patients with benign refractory esophageal strictures.

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 15.00 ABIM
  • 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 15.00 ANCC
  • 15.00 AOA Category 2-A
  • 15.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
12/03/2021 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
12/04/2021 - 4:30pm

*Schedule reflects Mountain Standard Time zone.
Click here to view Program Schedule on mobile

 
ASU Health Futures Center
6161 E Mayo Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85054
United States

Mayo Clinic is closely monitoring COVID-19 prevalence and may adjust live course attendance limits as necessitated by CDC, public health and other relevant guidelines. Attendees are asked to comply with all live course and conference guidelines.

 

 

 


 

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.

A block of studio suites at a special group rate of $145 (USD), single or double occupancy, per night, plus applicable state/local taxes, is available. Parking is $10 per vehicle, plus tax per day. Group rates 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 of November 2, 2021. 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 $269 (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. Resort fee is $40.00, plus tax, per room, per night. Self-parking: $20 per vehicle, plus tax per day. The resort is located 2.9 miles, or nine minutes, from the ASU Health Futures Center.

Make your reservation before the room block is filled or the cut-off date of November 2, 2021. 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.

All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Travel

ASU Health Futures Center is located just east of the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix.

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

Course Director
Herbert C. Wolfsen, M.D.

Co-Course Directors
Prasad G. Iyer, M.D.
Karthik Ravi, M.D.
Marcelo F. Vela, M.D., M.S.

Guest Faculty
Evan S. Dellon, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University of North Carolina

Mayo Clinic Faculty
Jeffrey A. Alexander, M.D.
Amindra S. Arora, M.B., B.Chir.
Bhaumik Brahmbhatt, M.B.B.S.
Navtej S. Buttar, M.D.
David J. Cangemi, M.D.
Sara A. Charney, M.S., CCC-SLP
Don (Chamil) C. Codipilly
Michael D. Crowell, Ph.D.
Douglas O. Faigel, M.D.
Dawn Francis, M.D.,
Norio Fukami, M.D.
Jennifer L. Horsley-Silva, M.D.
Allon Kahn, M.D.
Amrit K. Kamboj, M.D.
William (Will) E. Karle, M.D.
Andree H. Koop, M.D.
Paul T. Kroner Florit, M.D., M.S.
Vivek Kumbhari, M.B.Ch.B., Ph. D.
Cadman L. Leggett, M.D.
Joseph A. Murray, M.D.
Myburgh, Sarel J., APRN, C.N.P., M.S.
Rahul Pannala, M.D.
Nasim Parsa, M.D.
Francisco C. Ramirez, M.D.
Michelle F. Sharpe, R.D.N.
Diana L. Snyder, M.D.
Melina V. Sommese, P.A.-C.
Andrea E. Wagner, A.P.R.N., C.N.P., M.S.
Kenneth K. Wang, 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.

Credit Statement(s)

AMA
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this other activity (live and livestream) for a maximum of 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ANCC
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 15.00 ANCC 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 15.00 AOA Category 2-Acredits.

American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses
According to the criteria of the American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses (ABCGN), the approved 15.00 hour(s) in this activity are considered GI Specific for the purpose of recertification by contact hours through the ABCGN. (ABCGN tracking number: ABCGN21-097)

Other Healthcare Professionals:
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants 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 15.00 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.

DayCredit
Friday7.25
Saturday7.75


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

Available Credit

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

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LIVE (in-person) attendees must comply with all live course requirements and guidelines and applicable state and local COVID-19 travel restrictions, guidance and resources.  

Please note that all live course attendees must: 

  • Provide proof of vaccination prior to event admission. You must be logged in to ce.mayo.edu to provide proof of vaccination.  

  • Complete COVID-19 testing and provide attestation that a negative test result was received within 72 hours or less of the event start date  or provide attestation that you received a lab-confirmed positive COVID-19 test result within the previous 90 days, that it has been at least 10 days since the positive test result, and that you are currently asymptomatic. You must be logged in to ce.mayo.edu to complete your attestation. This form will be available to submit on November 30, 2021 at 7:00 a.m., MST.

Learners who do not fulfill the above requirements will be unable to attend the live (in-person) event. 

Requirements and guidelines may be amended as CDC, public health and other relevant guidance are adjusted. 

 

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