3rd Annual Update on Infectious Disease for Primary Care and Hospital Medicine

Phoenix, AZ US
January 20, 2018 to January 21, 2018

Course Directors: Robert Orenstein, D.O. and Janis E. Blair, M.D.

Up to date and practical information on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of the infectious diseases you see most in your practice!

The field of infectious diseases is constantly changing posing challenges for front-line healthcare providers in the clinic and hospital settings. Emerging infections, multiply resistant pathogens, new diagnostics, guidelines, regulations, and antimicrobials require continuous learning. This course will provide up to date, concise and evidence based presentations to keep you on top of the infectious challenges you face daily in practice. The course will feature lectures, cases, debates and interactive discussions to enhance the attendees’ knowledge to diagnose, treat and prevent infections they will commonly see in practice.

Registration Fees

General Session
Full Fee: Physicians and Scientists$625.00
Reduced Fee: Allied Health Professionals, RN, NP, PA, Retirees, Pharmacists$525.00
Optional Item
Printed Syllabus (must be ordered by 1/3/18)$50.00

If you are unable to attend the live course, you may register for the live-stream Coccidioidomycosis Webcast Session. The webcast will be an online live-stream of the course from 7:15-9:50 a.m. on Saturday, January 20th. If you would like to register for the webcast, please do so at the Coccidioidomycosis Webcast Session Page.Webcast Available

Additional Information

Course Brochure (PDF)

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 course is designed for physicians and advanced practice providers (NP, PA, PharmDs) engaged in: Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Women’s Health, General Pediatrics, Geriatrics and anyone with interest in updating their knowledge of primary care management of Infectious Diseases and Coccidioidomycosis.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Recognize the clinical manifestations of Coccidiomycosis
  • Demonstrate how to prevent Clostridium difficile infection
  • Recognize emerging infectious issues for travelers
  • Evaluate patients with hepatitis C, HIV and STDs
  • Choose appropriate antimicrobials wisely in inpatient and outpatient settings
  • Manage antimicrobial toxicities and allergy

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: 
  • 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 13.75 AOA
  • 14.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
01/20/2018 - 7:15am
Event ends: 
01/21/2018 - 3:10pm

Click here to view Program Schedule on mobile

Mayo Clinic Education Center
5777 East Mayo Boulevard
Phoenix, AZ 85054
United States

Hotel rooms are limited, and we suggest you make your lodging reservations early. A limited block of guest rooms have been reserved for attendees with a special course rate of $249 single or double occupancy per night at the Residence Inn Phoenix Desert View at Mayo Clinic, with group rate honored three days prior and three days following the course dates, based upon space availability. To make your reservation, call (866) 754-5927 or (480) 563-1500 on or before the cut-off date of December 18, 2017, or until the group room block fills. Please identify yourself as part of the Mayo Clinic Infectious Disease group. Attendees are responsible for their own reservations, and standard hotel reservation cancellation policy will apply to individual reservations, which is 72 hours prior to arrival:

Residence Inn Phoenix Desert View at Mayo Clinic
5665 East Mayo Boulevard
Phoenix, Arizona 85054
(800) 331-3131 or (480) 563-1500
Hotel Website
Direct Booking Link: Book your reservation with the group rate for Infectious Disease Room Block

Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Mayo School of CPD is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting. Costs incurred by the registrant such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.


Hertz is offering a reduced daily rate for course registrants. Visit Hertz online at www.hertz.com/cme2018  (CV) 03NR0013. 

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 (602) 244-9000, or visit www.supershuttle.com.


Go to Visit Phoenix and Experience Scottsdale for recreation and leisure activities.

Travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Course Directors

Robert Orenstein, D.O.
Janis Blair, M.D.

Mayo Clinic Faculty

Neil Ampel, M.D.
Kara Asbury, M.D.
Mark Burns, APRN, M.S., ACNP
David DiCaudo, M.D.
Juan Gea Banacloche, M.D.
Thomas Grys, Ph.D.
Mary Jo Kasten, M.D.
Devyani Lal, M.D.
Roberto Patron, M.D.
Bobbi Pritt, M.D.
Theresa Seville, M.D.
Kip Teaford, M.D.
Hugo Vargas, M.D.
H.R. Vikram, M.D.
Abinash Virk, M.D.

Guest Faculty

Michael Edmond, M.D., M.P.H., M.P.A.
Professor of Medicine, Carver School of Medicine, University of Iowa Chief Quality Officer and Associate Chief Medical Officer,
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Carlos Hartmann, M.D.
McDowell Healthcare Center, Phoenix Arizona

Rebecca Sunenshine, M.D.
Career Epidemiology Field Officer,
Maricopa County Department of Public Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

Credit Breakdown by day:
Saturday: 8.00
Sunday: 6.00

This program has been accredited by the American Osteopathic Association for 13.75 credits of AOA Category 2-A.

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

Other Healthcare 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.

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

Available Credit

  • 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 13.75 AOA
  • 14.00 Attendance

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Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to mca.cme@mayo.edu. 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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