Care of the Older Adult 2023

Santa Rosa, CA US
November 2, 2023 to November 4, 2023

This course offers Live (in-person) and Livestream (virtual) attendance options

Course Directors: Christina Chen, M.D. and Brandon P. Verdoorn, M.D.

November 2 - 4, 2023 - Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country - Santa Rosa, California

The Mayo Clinic Division of Community Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care is pleased to offer this program to provide family practitioners, internists, general practitioners, advanced nurse practitioners and physician assistants with current information on the care of older adults, including clinical evaluation of cognitive and functional health, chronic disease management strategies, topics on post acute/long term care, and caregiver support.

This broadly applicable CME conference enhances attendee knowledge and skills in caring for older adults by providing:

  • The latest, evidence-based approaches to common geriatric syndromes, including dementia, delirium, polypharmacy, pressure injuries, osteoporosis/hip fracture, frailty, and weight loss/malnutrition
  • Expert insight on chronic disease management and common conundrums in older adults, including sessions covering: health maintenance in older adults, antibiotic and psychotropic stewardship in long-term care, heart failure in older adults, management of Parkinson’s disease, balancing bleeding and clotting risks in older adults on anticoagulation, and much more
  • Practical tips for managing elderly patients across the healthcare continuum (ambulatory, inpatient, homebound, post-acute and long-term care)


Physicians, Scientists$925
Allied Health Professionals$800
Mayo Clinic Physicians and Allied Health Professionals$800
Residents, Fellows, and Students$400


Optional ABFM KSA Module: Care of Older Adults (in-person only)
Thursday, November 2, 2024, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

This activity will focus on diagnosis and management of common and uncommon medical conditions that occur in older adults. Topics also include disease prevention, rehabilitation, geriatric psychiatry, and health policy and systems issues as they relate to older adults.

Moderators: Kathryn McKenzie, M.D., Kyle McKenzie, M.D., Allyson Palmer, M.D., Ph.D.

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Target Audience

Family practitioners, internists, general practitioners, advanced nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe an approach to evaluating new cognitive impairment in an older adult patient
  • Describe opportunities to prevent and treat delirium focusing on non-pharmacologic measures
  • Identify ways to judiciously use anticoagulation in older adults, balancing risks of bleeding and clotting
  • Manage Parkinson’s disease expertly using only one medication
  • Develop a practical approach to management of malnutrition and weight loss in older adults

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: 
  • 13.25 ABIM
  • 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 14.75 Attendance
Event starts: 
11/02/2023 - 6:45am
Event ends: 
11/04/2023 - 12:00pm

Schedule reflects Pacific Time.
Program subject to change.

Click here to view the program schedule in your mobile device. 

Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country
170 Railroad Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
United States

The original room block has sold out and the Hyatt has added a limited number of additional rooms at the rate of $249/night plus tax. 

Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates (starting at $249/night plus tax) at the Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country.  In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the expiration date of October 1, 2023, whichever comes first.  Reservations will be taken following this date based on space and rate availability.  Group rates apply three days prior to and three days after the course dates, based on availability.

Reservations can be made directly in the block or by calling 1-800-233-1234. Specify that you are requesting a room in the Mayo Clinic Care of the Older Adult block.

Self-parking is available at a discounted rate of $15/day; valet is available at a discounted rate of $30/day.

All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.




·      Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma Country Airport (5 miles North of hotel)
·       San Francisco International Airport (65 miles South of hotel)
·       Oakland International Airport (65 Miles South of hotel)


Airport Shuttle

Shuttle information for nearby airports:



Enjoy a hassle-free stay with valet and self-parking at our Santa Rosa hotel. Overnight guests have in-and-out privileges. We have EV charging stations onsite, available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Self Parking - $18 /Night
Valet Parking - $30 /Night




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

General Session (In-Person or Livestream)13.25
Lunch with the Professor (Optional, In-Person only)
Total Available14.75


American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification  
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 13.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

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.

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

  • 13.25 ABIM
  • 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 14.75 Attendance

Exhibit Opportunities

This course offers the unique opportunity for sponsorship opportunities, including the ability to interact with healthcare providers and highlight their products and services through an exhibit.  Please see the exhibit invitation for full details and complete the online agreement if you are interested in exhibiting. 

If you have any questions, please contact: Kathy Fuqua 

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To claim credit for livestream participation in this course, learners must view the content during the hours posted for the live activity.  This course is not approved for on-demand delivery.

Commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion​ 

Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development (MCSCPD) strives to foster a learning environment in which individual differences are valued, allowing all to achieve their fullest potential.  ​ 

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