Real World Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Dilemmas and Discussion 2017

Minneapolis, MN US
October 7, 2017

Course Directors: Stephanie L. Hansel, M.D., M.S. and Laura E. Raffals, M.D.

This one-day course provides clinicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants with state-of-the-art information on diagnosis and management of inflammatory bowel disease with emphasis on a multidisciplinary approach to patient care.  Invited speakers are experts from the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic, Radiology, and Colorectal Surgery.  The course format offers didactic lectures, panel discussions and Q & A.  Active audience participation is strongly encouraged.

Additional Information
Course Brochure

Exhibit Opportunities
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 the attached exhibit forms and submit to Kathy Fuqua.

Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and registered nurses in the specialties of Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, and Family Medicine.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Discuss the multidisciplinary management of Crohn’s disease
  • Recognize appropriate utility of MR and CT for IBD monitoring
  • Contrast the differences in risks, benefits and recovery between endoscopic and surgical management of complications of disease
  • Cite advantages of integrating radiologic and pathologic resources into the care of patients with ulcerative colitis
  • Discuss the importance of patient centered biomedical discovery

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: 
  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Event starts: 
10/07/2017 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
10/07/2017 - 4:00pm
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Loews Minneapolis Hotel
601 1st Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55403
United States

Lodging Accommodations
Loews Minneapolis Hotel
601 First Ave. North
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-677-1100 or 866-523-1100 (toll-free)

Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with a special course rate of $209 per night at Loews Minneapolis Hotel in Minneapolis, MN.  In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or September 12, 2017, whichever comes first.  Reservations are taken following this date based on space and rate availability. Please identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic IBD Conference when making your reservation. 

Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant. 

AMA Credit:

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates live activity for a maximum of 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit


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