Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology & Hepatology 2020 - CANCELED

Amelia Island, FL US
March 26, 2020 to March 29, 2020

This course has been CANCELED - see additional Gastroenterology courses that may interest you

Course Directors: William C. Palmer, M.D.Stephanie L. Hansel, M.D., M.S.Rahul Pannala, M.D.

March 26 - 29, 2020 - Ritz-Carlton - Amelia Island, Florida

This course is designed to update healthcare providers practicing in gastroenterology and hepatology about new approaches to the diagnosis and management of patients with gastrointestinal and liver diseases.  Faculty will present data on numerous topics including general gastroenterology, inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal neoplasia, esophageal diseases, motility, nutrition, pancreaticobiliary disorders, endoscopy and hepatology. Video presentations on complex endoscopy cases and new technology will be presented by expert endoscopists. Controversies in the diagnosis and management of patients with gastrointestinal and liver diseases will be analyzed in case presentations and panel discussions. Concurrent lunch breakout sessions offer an extensive review and discussion of clinical topics.

 Registration Fees 
 M.D., DO, Scientist  $825  
 Residents, Fellows, NP, PA, Allied Health Professionals $725
 Printed Syllabus - Order by Feb. 26, 2020 $100

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, surgeons, GI fellows, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, individuals specializing in gastrointestinal endoscopy and primary care physicians with an interest in gastroenterology.  

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

•    Summarize current management options for Clostridium Difficile infection.
•    Review guidelines on management and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease.
•    Describe best practices for polypectomy in colonoscopy.
•    State management options for eosinophilic esophagitis.
•    Recognize acute pancreatitis, complications and natural history.

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: 
  • 19.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 19.00 ABIM
  • 19.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 19.00 AOA Category 2-A
  • 19.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
03/26/2020 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
03/29/2020 - 12:20pm

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Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island, FL 32034
United States

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, has reserved a block of coastal view rooms for course participants at a special group rate of $315 (USD) per room, per night, single/double/triple/quad occupancy, plus applicable state and local taxes.  Group rates will apply three days prior to and three days after course dates based on availability of coastal view rooms.  The maximum number of people per guest room is four.  A maximum of two children under the age of eighteen per room are complimentary.  Attendees will have complimentary access to the fitness center.

Make your reservation online or call 888-239-1217 before the room block fills or the cut-off date, Wednesday, March 4, 2020.  Reservation requests received after March 4 will be accepted at the group rate pending availability of coastal view rooms. Reference “Mayo GI Hep 2020” when making your reservation via telephone.

Mayo Clinic attendees may “opt in” to the resort fee at time of check-in at $16.50 per night (reduced from $33).   The resort fee includes:  
•  High Speed wireless in-room internet access for up to 5 devices
•  One fitness class daily, per room
•  One beach umbrella
•  Two beach boogie boards for two hours per day
•  Two bicycles for two hours per day
•  Use of facilities and one bag of range balls at GCAI
•  Tennis court privileges including racquets and balls for one hour per day
This resort fee is not mandatory for Mayo Clinic attendees; however, unsubscribed guests will not receive all amenities included in the resort fee.

Check-in time is 4:00 p.m.; check-out time is 11:00 a.m.  

Reservations cancelled within 7 days of the course will forfeit the deposit of one night’s room and tax.  

Parking:  Day valet parking is complimentary; overnight valet parking will be provided at a reduced rate of $12 per night.  

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):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This Live activity, Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2020, with a beginning date of 03/26/2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 19.00 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.

The American Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 19.00 AOA Category 2-A credits.

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.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 19.00 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.

AMA Credit Breakdown:
General Session
Thursday: 5.00
Friday: 5.00
Saturday: 5.00
Sunday:  4.00
General Session Total: 19.00

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

  • 19.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 19.00 ABIM
  • 19.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 19.00 AOA Category 2-A
  • 19.00 Attendance


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