Acute and Chronic Leukemias 2017

Las Vegas, NV US
October 6, 2017 to October 7, 2017

10/2/17: The Encore at Wynn Las Vegas remains fully operational. Mayo Clinic will continue with holding this course as planned.

Jointly provided by Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development and Mayo Continuing Nursing Education.

Course Directors: Lisa Z. Sproat, M.D., M.S.W., Ruben A. Mesa, M.D., F.A.C.P., Jeanne M. Palmer, M.D., Jeffrey A. Betcher, B.S. Pharm., B.C.O.P.

This is a two-day comprehensive symposium that will feature interactive case presentations with a panel of experts weighing in on pivotal treatment issues as well as taking questions from the audience. These sessions will highlight standard of care, new treatments, side effects of treatment, as well as any pertinent clinical issues of a specific diagnosis.The interactive case presentations topics will be: Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, and Chronic Lymphoid Leukemia. 

The second day of the symposium will have didactic sessions to address updates in: Acute and Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Acute and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, BMT Updates in 2017, Palliative Care, and Infectious Disease issues in this population.

 Registration Fee
Full Fee: M.D., D.O., Ph.D.$550
Reduced Fee: RN, NP, PA, Allied Health Professional, Retiree$425

Additional Information
Course Brochure (PDF)

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 Kristy Badder.

Target Audience

This course is designed for Physicians, Pharmacists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Fellows, and Residents in the following specialties: Hematology/Oncology, Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Hematopathology, and Medical Oncology.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Demonstrate treatments for relapsed Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia.
  • Describe outcomes of patients with relapsed Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia.
  • Recognize when to use ibrutinib in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia.
  • Identify side effects of ibrutinib treatment.
  • Describe what molecular markers to look for in Myeloproliferative Neoplasms.
  • Recognize the importance of molecular markers in the treatment of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms.
  • Identify which patients are eligible for stem cell transplant.
  • Identify the use of different donor sources for stem cell transplant and the role of haploidentical transplant in 2017.

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: 
  • 10.50 AAFP Prescribed
  • 9.50 ACPE
  • 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 9.50 ANCC
  • 11.00 AOA
Event starts: 
10/06/2017 - 2:30pm
Event ends: 
10/07/2017 - 4:00pm

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Encore at Wynn Las Vegas
3121 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
United States

Lodging and Accommodations 

Encore at Wynn Las Vegas
3121 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Online Reservation
Reservations: (866) 770-7555 

Encore surrounds guests with luxurious style and an intimate ambiance featuring sunlit corridors, sprawling pools, famous nightclubs, top-brand shopping and decadent spas. Known for attentive service, this resort flows seamlessly into Wynn Las Vegas. Encore has gathered some of the finest chefs in the world to create delicious dining fare from casual to fine, these chefs personally prepare the food to create culinary experiences you will long remember. Encore at Wynn Las Vegas is worlds away from ordinary.

A limited block of guest rooms has been reserved for attendees at the special group rate of $259/night (USD) for a King Resort Suite and $379/night (USD) for a King Tower Suite plus applicable city/state taxes. There will be an additional charge of $50/night (USD) for double queen bed accommodations at the Encore for weekdays and $70/night (USD) for weekends. Group rates will apply three days prior to and three days following the course dates, based upon availability.

Make your reservation before the block fills or the cut-off date of September 5, 2017, reference Mayo Clinic Leukemia or the group code: 6SKD1017. Attendees are responsible for their own reservations. 

A deposit equal to one night’s stay room/suite rate plus tax is required at the time the reservation is made. Refunds will be issued on individual attendee’s reservations cancelled up to forty-eight hours prior to scheduled arrival date.

On Monday, August 7, Wynn and Encore implemented a new resort-wide paid parking program with self-parking charges for all visitors and hotel guests. Garages have been upgraded with an advanced ticketing system, illuminated guidance signage to help guests find available spots quickly, and dozens of payment kiosks located on property and in the garages for Wynn and Encore.


McCarran International Airport is located 4 miles from the Encore at Wynn Las Vegas. 

Hertz is offering a reduced daily rate for course registrants. Visit Hertz online and use the following convention number: (CV# 03NR0012). 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 visit the website online.

Travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Course Directors

Lisa Z. Sproat, M.D., M.S.W.
Ruben A. Mesa, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Jeanne M. Palmer, M.D.
Jeffrey A. Betcher, BS Pharm, BCOP

Mayo Clinic Faculty

Aref Al-Kali, M.D.
Timothy G. Call, M.D.
James M. Foran, M.D., F.R.C.P.C.
Juan Gea-Banacloche, M.D.
Tania Jain, M.B.B.S.
Katalin Kelemen, M.D., Ph.D.
Jose F. Leis, M.D., Ph.D.
Mark R. Litzow, M.D.
Danielle L. Villa, Pharm.D., R.Ph.
Sara E. Wordingham, M.D.

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 this live activity for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA Credit Breakdown:

Friday: 3.75
Saturday Morning Optional Session: 1
Saturday: 6.25
General Session Total: 11


This Live activity, Acute and Chronic Leukemias 2017, with a beginning date of 10/06/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 10.50 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 11 credits of AOA Category 2-A.


Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this educational activity for a maximum of 9.50 ACPE Knowledge-based contact hours. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Participants must complete the entire activity and are required to complete an online evaluation(s) to earn credit.  


Mayo Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Participants can earn up to 9.50 ANCC nursing contact hours commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 10.50 AAFP Prescribed
  • 9.50 ACPE
  • 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 9.50 ANCC
  • 11.00 AOA

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