Mayo Clinic Acute and Chronic Leukemias: Practical, Current and Evolving Therapies; Translating Evidence into Practice 2016

South Las Vegas, NV US
October 7, 2016 to October 8, 2016

Course Directors: Lisa Z. Sproat, M.D.; Raoul Tibes, M.D., Ph.D, Ruben A. Mesa, M.D.; Jeffrey A. Betcher, R.Ph.

Join us for this two-day comprehensive symposium designed for Physicians, Pharmacists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, PAs, Fellows and Residents. 

Topics include: 

  • Acute and Chronic Myeloid Leukemias
  • Myeloproliferative Neoplasms 
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia 
  • Acute and Chronic Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Challenges to the Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, and Physician in Caring for Leukemia Patients.

Registration Fees 



Physicians, Scientists and Pharmacists


Allied Health Professionals, PAs, ARNPs, Resident/Fellows, Etc. 


Additional Information

Exhibitor Documents
Program Schedule - Revised
Travel & Lodging Accommodations
Credit 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 the attached exhibit forms and submit to Kristy Badder.

Target Audience

This course is designed for Physicians, Pharmacists, Nurses, NPs and PAs.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the newly-approved options for treatment in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Describe how to administer blinatumomab
  • Identify the indications for ibrutinib in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Recognize the side effects and contraindications for ibrutinib treatment in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Assess what diagnostic molecular testing is available for the patient with suspected myeloproliferative disorder.
  • Recognize the prognostic implications of the testing done for myeloproliferative disorders.

Attendance at this Mayo 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: 
  • 11.25 AAFP Prescribed
  • 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 11.25 AOA
Event starts: 
10/07/2016 - 2:45pm
Event ends: 
10/08/2016 - 5:15pm
Encore at Wynn Las Vegas
3121 Las Vegas Boulevard
South Las Vegas, NV 89109
United States

Available Credit

  • 11.25 AAFP Prescribed
  • 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 11.25 AOA

Accreditation Period

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