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Mayo Clinic Hospital Medicine: Managing Complex Patients 2019

Marana, AZ US
November 6, 2019 to November 9, 2019

Course Director: John T. Ratelle, M.D.
Course Co-Directors: Ilko V. Ivanov, M.D.James (Jamie) S. Newman, M.D.


Ritz-Carlton Group Room Block is Sold Out. Please see LOCATION tab for alternative hotels.


Hospital Medicine is a growing medical specialty that requires a diverse skill set. Hospital-based health care providers must be able to diagnose and manage a wide variety of clinical conditions, coordinate transitions of care, provide perioperative management to surgical patients and contribute to quality improvement and hospital administration. This program is designed to ensure participants augment their skill set to meet these many challenges in an effort to enhance the delivery of health care and provide better patient outcomes.

Optional Educational Activities

  • ABIM Maintenance of Certification Learning Session – Update in Hospital Medicine
  • Point-of-Care Ultrasound and Bedside Procedures Workshop

Course Highlights

  • Interactive case-based presentations
  • Clinical updates on important inpatient topics
  • Review of current literature

Registration Fees

 Registration Fees  
General Session
MD, DO, Scientist, Dentist$850
Resident, Fellow, NP, PA,  Allied Health Professional, Retiree$750
Optional Sessions 
ABIM MOC Learning Session$175
Point-of-Care Ultrasound and Bedside Procedures Workshop$450
Welcome Reception
Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
(Attendee and guest included in registration fee)
Additional Adult (Welcome Reception)$85

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 program is designed for inpatient care providers including physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.  Internal medicine and family practice, among others, are specialties that have practitioners who care for hospitalized patients.

Learning Objectives

General Course (Wednesday – Saturday, November 6 – 9, 2019)

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

  • Compare the existing calculators for measuring perioperative risk of adverse cardiac events.
  • Develop an approach to the inpatient management of chronic abdominal pain.
  • Select the appropriate initial tests for the hospitalized adult with suspected adrenal insufficiency.
  • Choose which patients with sub-segmental pulmonary embolism require systemic anticoagulation.
  • Identify which hospitalized adults with atrial fibrillation require inpatient cardiology consultation.
  • Select the appropriate antibiotics for patients with hospital-acquired pneumonia.
  • Choose the appropriate next diagnostic test(s) for a hospitalized adult with obscure gastrointestinal bleeding.
  • Develop a framework for the evaluation of acute renal failure.
  • Accurately identify which hospitalized adults are at risk for alcohol withdrawal syndrome.
  • State indications for surgical consultation in patients with infective endocarditis.
  • List the potential uses of point-of-care ultrasound in the hospital.
  • Differentiate capacity from competence in a hospitalized adult.


ABIM MOC:  2019-2020 Update in Hospital Medicine (Thursday, November 7, 2019)

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

  • Describe recent updates in hospital medicine.
  • Apply updated knowledge to clinical practice.
  • Complete the ABIM 2019-2020 Update in Hospital Medicine module which qualifies for MOC points.


Point-of-Care Ultrasound and Bedside Procedures Workshop (Friday, November 8, 2019)

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

  • Examine the heart in at least two different windows and assess global contractility.
  • Identify the pericardium and describe the appearance of a pericardial effusion.
  • Detect the inferior vena cava and estimate central venous pressure based on measurement of the diameter and collapsibility.
  • Locate the internal jugular vein and femoral vein and demonstrate how to distinguish from the tandem artery, and place central venous catheter.

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: 
  • 21.25 AAFP Prescribed
  • 17.00 ABIM
  • 24.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 24.00 AOA Category 2-A
  • 24.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
11/06/2019 - 12:00am
Event ends: 
11/09/2019 - 12:00am

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The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain
15000 North Secret Springs Drive
Marana, AZ 85658
United States
+1 (800) 241-3333


Ritz-Carlton Group Room Block is Sold Out.  
We apologize, but due to high interest in the Mayo Clinic Hospital Medicine course, the group room block has already sold out at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain. For your consideration, listed below are additional hotel options. Please contact the hotel for rates and availability.

(No Hospital Medicine contracted room blocks are held at any of the below hotels.  This is only a courtesy list for your convenience.)

Alternative Hotel Accommodations
Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Hotel/ResortDistance to Ritz-Carlton
El Conquistador Tucson,
A Hilton Resort

10000 North Oracle Road
Tucson, AZ  85704
Approximately 15 miles, 
or 23 minutes
Hampton Inn & Suites
Tucson Marana

6300 West Marana Center Boulevard
Tucson, AZ  85742
Approximately 10 miles, 
or 16 minutes



Tucson International Airport (TUS) – 32 miles or approximately 35 minutes to hotel

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) – 103 miles or approximately 80 minutes to hotel

Hertz is offering a reduced daily rate for participants attending the course. Visit Hertz online, (enter Convention Number CV03NR0014 in the respective “Discount or Promo Code” section). Special rates include unlimited mileage and are subject to availability. Advance reservations are recommended as cars are subject to availability; blackout dates may apply.


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Course Directors: 
John T. Ratelle, M.D.
James (Jamie) S. Newman, M.D., M.H.A., M.A.C.P.
Ilko V. Ivanov, M.D.

Guest Faculty:
Shoshana J. Herzig, M.D., M.P.H.
Director of Hospital Medicine Research
Division of General Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Mayo Clinic Faculty:
Amindra S. Arora, M.B., B.Chir.
Shari I. Brand, M.D.
David B. Burkholder, M.D.
Colt Cowdell, M.D., M.B.A.
Edward T. Creagan, M.D., F.A.A.H.P.M.
Daniel C. DeSimone, M.D.
Richard M. Elias, M.B.B.S.
Dana Herrigel, M.D.
Shoshana J. Herzig, M.D., M.P.H.
Cory Ingram, M.D.
Meltiady Issa, M.D., M.B.A.
A. Scott Keller, M.D.
Sahil Khanna, M.B.B.S.
Mark V. Larson, M.D.
Lisa M. LeMond, M.D.
Stacy L. Libricz, M.P.A.S., P.A.-C.
Michael J. Maniaci, M.D.
Gautam V. Matcha, M.D.
Donna M. Miller, M.D.
Robert (Rob) J. Morgan, III, M.D., Ph.D.
Neena Natt, M.D.
Ricardo J. Pagán, M.D.
John G. Park, M.D.
Syed Ahsan Rizvi, M.D.
Nicholas G. Rhodes, M.D.
Will M. Schouten, M.D.
Kai Singbartl, M.D.
Komandoor Srivathsan, M.D.
Holenarasipur R. Vikram, M.D.
David C. Weber, M.D.
Joseph P. Wood, M.D.
Hemang Yadav, M.B.B.S.
Shaun K. Yang, M.D., M.P.H.

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 Statements:

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 24.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (17.0 general session; 2.5 ABIM MOC Learning Session; 4.5 ultrasound workshop). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This Live activity, Mayo Clinic Hospital Medicine: Managing Complex Patients, with a beginning date of 11/06/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 21.25 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 24.0 AOA Category 2-A credits.

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 17.00 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
Wednesday: 4.25
Thursday: 4.50
Friday: 4.25
Saturday: 4.00
General Session Total: 17.00

AAFP Credit Breakdown:
General Session:  17.0
Point-of-Care Ultrasound and Bedside Procedures Workshop:  4.25
Total: 21.25

Optional Session Breakdown Totals:
ABIM MOC Learning Session:    2.50 
Point-of-Care Ultrasound and Bedside Procedures Workshop: 4.50

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

Available Credit

  • 21.25 AAFP Prescribed
  • 17.00 ABIM
  • 24.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 24.00 AOA Category 2-A
  • 24.00 Attendance
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