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Mayo Clinic Hospital Medicine: Managing Complex Patients 2020 - LIVESTREAM

November 4, 2020 to November 6, 2020

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

November 4 - 6, 2020 - LIVESTREAM - Central Standard Time

Course Description

Hospital Medicine is a growing medical specialty that requires a diverse skill set. Hospital-based healthcare 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 has been specifically designed to ensure that 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.

Course Highlights

  • Interactive case-based presentations
  • Clinical updates on important inpatient topics
  • Review of current literature
  • Earn up to 16.5 ABIM Medical Knowledge MOC points
Registration Fee
Allied Health, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants,
Fellows, Residents, Retirees 

Additional Information

Course Brochure

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

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

  • Summarize recent evidence on medical optimization of patients before surgery.
  • Develop an approach to the acute management of chronic liver disease.
  • Recognize which hematologic presentations require emergency treatment.
  • Identify important skin diseases in hospitalized patients that require a dermatology consultation.
  • Determine which patients with venous thromboembolism in the hospital should be treated with direct oral anticoagulants.
  • Decide which patients need intravenous medications for atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response.
  • Choose the appropriate next test(s) for chest pain in the hospital.
  • Demonstrate the initial management of lower extremity wounds.
  • Employ a systematic approach to assessing falls risk.
  • Utilize current best practices for managing hospital delirium.

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: 
  • 16.50 AAFP Prescribed
  • 16.50 ABIM
  • 16.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 16.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 16.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
11/04/2020 - 7:45am
Event ends: 
11/06/2020 - 1:30pm
Internet Live Activity
Scottsdale, AZ
United States

Course Director 
John T. Ratelle, M.D.

Course Co-Directors 
Richard M. Elias, M.B.B.S.
Ilko V. Ivanov, M.D.
James (Jamie) S. Newman, M.D., M.H.A., M.A.C.P.

Guest Faculty
Valerie Vaughn M.D., M.Sc.
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Director of Hospital Medicine Research
University of Utah Health

Mayo Clinic Faculty
J. Wells Askew, M.D.
Leslie T. Cooper, M.D.
Edward T. Creagan, M.D., F.A.A.H.P.M. 
Michael W. Cullen, M.D.
Megan M. Dulohery Scrodin, M.D.
Molly A. Feely, M.D.
Mira T. Keddis, M.D., F.A.C.P.
A. Scott Keller, M.D.
Diana J. Kelm, M.D.
Michael J. Maniaci, M.D.
Marian T. McEvoy, M.D.
Donna M. Miller, M.D.
Sandeep R. Pagali, M.D., M.P.H.
John G. Park, M.D.
Syed Ahsan Rizvi, M.D.
Douglas A. Simonetto, M.D.
Brianna M. Skrukrud, A.P.R.N., C.N.P.
Derek W. Stitt, M.D.
Sara E. Wordingham, M.D., F.A.A.H.P.M.
Hemang Yadav, M.B.B.S.

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 16.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AAFP has reviewed Mayo Clinic Hospital Medicine: Managing Complex Patients - Livestream and deemed it acceptable for up to 16.50 Online Only, Live AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 11/04/2020 to 11/06/2020. 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 16.50 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.

ABIM Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 16.50 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:
Wednesday: 6.00 AMA/Attendance
Thursday: 5.25 AMA/Attendance
Friday: 5.25 AMA/Attendance

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

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


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