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20th Annual Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Update: Sedona (October 26-29, 2017)

Sedona, AZ US
October 26, 2017 to October 29, 2017

This CPD Activity has already taken place. See the 2018 course


Course Directors: Paul D. Snyder, Jr. M.D. FACP and Juliana (Jewel) M. Kling, M.D.

20th Annual Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Update: Sedona 2017 is a unique four-day course offering primary care physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants a practical update on a variety of subspecialty topics, including cardiovascular diseases, consultative medicine, dermatology, endocrinology, gastroenterology/hepatology, hematology/oncology, infectious diseases, nephrology, neurology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pain medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, preventive medicine, psychiatry, pulmonary, urology, women’s health and other topics applicable to today’s practice and patients.

There are two sessions: October 12-15 and October 26-29, 2017.  While the same 30-minute presentation topics are included for both sessions, the faculty and order of presentations may vary. In addition to the didactic format for lectures, the program will include two daily question-and-answer sessions.  Audience participation is encouraged through the use of interactive keypads. This page is for the second session (October 26-29), if you would like to register for the first session (October 12-15), you can access the first session course page here.

Registration Fee

Early Registration (on or before September 26, 2017)$600
Standard Registration$675

Your registration fee includes access to an e-syllabus available one week prior to the course. You can order a paper copy for $60 online during  registration. (Due to printing deadlines, this option will not be available after October 5, 2017.)

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 Exhibitor Documents and submit to Kristy Badder.

Additional Information
Course Brochure (PDF)

Target Audience

This course is designed for primary care providers (physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants).

Learning Objectives

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

  • Detail the updated recommendations on hyperlipidemia and hypertension management
  • Describe an office based management strategy for common eye concerns
  • Detail an approach to office based opioid management
  • Describe an approach to falls and polypharmacy in geriatrics

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: 
  • 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 19.00 AOA
Event starts: 
10/26/2017 - 6:30am
Event ends: 
10/29/2017 - 12:00pm

Click here to view Program Schedule on mobile

Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock
90 Ridge Trail Drive
Sedona, AZ 86351
United States

Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock 90 Ridge Trail Drive • Sedona, Arizona 86351 Telephone: 877-273-3762 (toll-free) or 928-284-4040

Attention: The Mayo Clinic room block is almost sold out. You may request to be put on the wait-list by contacting Ms. Beverly Bell, Reservation Supervisor, Hilton Sedona Resort, directly at or by telephone 928-284-6922.

Experience the spirit and beauty of Sedona! Nestled in the beautiful Village of Oak Creek, the Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock is located amidst the spectacular beauty of Northern Arizona’s red rock country. The resort has reserved a limited block of one-bedroom suites at a special group rate of $269 suite and $239 deluxe (USD), per night, plus applicable local and state taxes, for course participants and guests. Group rates will apply three days prior to and three days after the course dates, based on group room availability.

To ensure accommodations, make your reservation before the room block is filled or 30 days prior to the course date by calling 877-273-3762 (toll-free), 928-284-4040 (direct) or make your reservations online. To reduce the chance of reserving a sleeping room within the wrong session, we recommend you make the reservation online at: Lodging for Second Session: October 26-29, 2017

Reservation requests received once the room block has filled will be accepted on a space available basis at the hotel’s best available rate. Identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine CME course.

*Daily Resort Charge is waived: Includes: Parking, WI-FI Internet Access in Guestrooms and Lobby Living Room, Access to Sedona Athletic Club and eforea Spa, daily fitness classes, children 12 and under eat free from kid’s menu with paying adult, breakfast, lunch and dinner, Sedona Golf Resort; bucket of balls and 10% discount on Pro Shop Purchases, unlimited local calls and 800 telephone access, In-Room Coffee + Tea.

Attendees are responsible for their own reservations. The standard hotel reservation cancellation policy will apply to individual reservations unless otherwise specified.

Overflow Options

Desert Quail Inn- (928) 284-1433 .2 miles away

Days Inn Kokopelli (800)  225 3297 or (928) 852-0391 direct

Bell Rock Inn (800) 438-2929 - .5 miles away

Holiday Inn Express ( 928) 284-0711

Poco Diablo (928) 282-7333 .5 miles

Las Posadas of Sedona B&B right across from the Hilton (928) 284-5288 or (888) 284-5288

The Hampton Inn 928 282-4700

See: for all properties around Sedona


A rental vehicle is recommended. The Hilton Sedona Resort is located just 90 minutes north of Phoenix, Arizona and only two and a half hours away from the Grand Canyon.

Ground Transportation: Hertz is offering a reduced daily rate for participants attending the course. Visit Hertz online and enter convention number (CV) 03NR0012 in the respective “Discount or Promo Code” section. Special rates include unlimited mileage and are subject to availability. Advance reservations are recommended; blackout dates may apply.

Shuttle Service: Ace Xpress offers door-to-door transportation from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (or a Sky Harbor Airport hotel) to the Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock. You must make your reservation at least three weeks prior to your arrival in Phoenix. This is not a direct shuttle. Link for online reservation requests. E-mail address:

Telephone: (800) 336-ACEX ext. 2239 (toll-free) or (928) 649-2720

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

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is approved 20.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 3.64 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 17092815. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies.

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

This program has been accredited by the American Osteopathic Association for 19 credits of AOA Category 2-A.

Other Health Care Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

AMA Credit Breakdown:
Thursday: 5.25
Friday: 5.25
Saturday: 5.25
Sunday: 4.25
General Session Total: 20

Available Credit

  • 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 19.00 AOA
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Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to When cancelling a registration for a course 14 days or more before the course start date, a full refund (minus a $75 administrative fee) will be issued in the same form of payment the registration was received. No refunds are granted less than 14 days before the course start date.

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