Infectious Diseases Practice Updates 2019

Kohala Coast, Big Island, HI US
February 4, 2019 to February 8, 2019

Join us in 2020: Infectious Diseases Practice Updates

Course Directors:Abinash Virk, M.D., Bobbi Pritt, M.D.

Course Highlights

  • This interactive course provides important updates in infectious diseases including a review of new developments, guidelines and literature in the field.
  • Information is presented in case-based and interactive sessions, in-depth discussions, and debates, and is geared towards increasing clinician knowledge, performance and patient outcomes.
  • Topics for 2019 include:  emerging global infections, central nervous system infections, new molecular microbiology diagnostics, hepatitis B and C, tuberculosis and non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections, Clostridioides difficile infection, gram-negative resistance and new antimicrobials for gram-negative organisms, and review of new guidelines and topics that have day-to-day relevance to the ID clinician.
  • Attendees will leave with up-to-date, practical information that can be applied immediately to their clinical practice.
  • Earn up to 28 ABIM MOC points!

Registration Fee

Full Fee: M.D., D.O., Ph.D.$1,050
Reduced Fee: Resident, Fellow, NP, PA,  Allied Health Professional, Retiree$950
Optimizing Provider Potential:  Beating Burnout$200


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 the attached exhibit forms. If you have any questions, please contact Kris Jones

Exhibit Form

Optimizing Provider Potential:  Beating Burnout
Join us on the morning of Sunday, February 3rd for a session designed to target recognition and response to burnout. This activity shifts paradigm for providers from a traditional medical model to a preventive model.  See more details on the session page here.

Target Audience

This course is designed for infectious disease specialists, infectious diseases trainees, internists, pharmacists, hospitalists, and clinical researchers. The content will also benefit  clinical microbiologists.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Explain the diagnosis and management of emerging global infectious diseases
  • Identify and describe principles of diagnosis and management of hepatitis B and C and co-infection of hepatitis C and HIV
  • Review the spectrum and management of non-tuberculous and tuberculous mycobacterial infections
  • Confidently identify advances in molecular diagnostics including significance of the microbiome
  • Describe epidemiology and new treatment paradigms in gram-negative bacterial infections

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: 
  • 28.00 ABIM
  • 32.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 32.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
02/04/2019 - 6:30am
Event ends: 
02/08/2019 - 12:30pm
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The Fairmont Orchid
1 N Kaniku Drive
Kohala Coast, Big Island, HI 96743
United States

The room block at the Fairmont Orchid is full.  We are working to secure additional hotels/rates.  As new options become available the location and rates will be posted here.



A special rate for conference attendees has been secured at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel:

Secure a reservation at

Include your name, room category (see list below), dates of stay, and indicate you are with the “Mayo Infectious Diseases Practice Updates 2019” group. 


Rates are valid for the dates February 4-9, 2019 with a 3 days pre/post.

Rates are non-refundable and full deposit is due upfront. 


Golf Vista - $394.00++ (no resort fee / limited availability)

Golf Vista Deluxe - $450.00++
Beach Front - $506.00++
Ocean View - $600.00++
Ocean Front - $638.00++
Ocean Front Deluxe - $694.00++


Parking is $20 self / $25 valet

62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Drive
Kohala Coast, Hawaii 96743 navigation place
Room Reservations: 1-877-880-6524
Hotel Direct: 1-808-882-7222
Fax: 1-808-882-5700



The room block at the Fairmont Orchid is full.  We are working to secure additional hotels/rates.  As new options become available the location and rates will be posted here.


Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates at the Fairmont Orchid. See below for the various rates that are being offered. In order to receive the special rates, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the expiration date of January 4, 2019, whichever comes first. After January 4, 2019, reservations will be taken based on space and rate availability. 


Garden View:  $299

Partial Ocean View:  $319

Ocean View:  $359


There is no charge for children under eighteen (18) years of age sharing the same room with their parents and utilizing existing bedding. There will be an additional charge of $75.00 per night, plus tax for the third adult (18 years or older) in a room. The maximum number of persons per room is three (3) adults or two (2) adults and two (2) children. 


Online Reservations:

Phone Reservations:  1-800-845-9905

Daily Resort Charge ($15): 

The daily resort charge of $30 is discounted at a rate of $15 per room per night plus tax for all attendees staying at the resort. The fee includes the following:

  • Unlimited basic internet access in guest rooms and resort public areas
  • Self-parking for one vehicle per room
  • Local, domestic long distance and 1-800 access calls from your guest room
  • In-room bottled water, refreshed daily at turndown
  • 24-hour access to the fitness center 
  • On-demand shuttle transportation within the Mauna Lani Resort.
  • Snorkel equipment rental (based on up to two sets per room, per day)
  • Various cultural activities (canoe rides, daily arts and crafts, hikes, tide pool and snorkel introductions) 
  • 10% discount on published pricing for Fairmont Orchid Luau
  • 45-minute photo shoot on the screen grounds of Fairmont Orchid with Pacific Dream Photography (subject to availability).

Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant. Mayo Clinic 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.


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 enduring material activity for a maximum of 32 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA Breakdown:
General Session Total:  28
Session Breakdown Total:  4.0

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 28.0 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.

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


Available Credit

  • 28.00 ABIM
  • 32.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 32.00 Attendance
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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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