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Nicotine Dependence Conference & National Summit on Smokeless Tobacco Prevention 2020: Aligning Research, Clinical Practice, and Community Interventions

Rochester, MN US
October 18, 2020 to October 20, 2020
The Nicotine Dependence Conference & National Summit on Smokeless Tobacco Prevention 2020 has been rescheduled to October 18-20, 2020.
If you have registered for the May event and would like to attend in October, there is nothing you need to do at this time.
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October 18 - 20, 2020 - Mayo Clinic - Rochester, Minnesota


  • Share promising practices, experiences and recent research to accelerate the reduction of smokeless and non-combustible tobacco use and their consequences.
  • Build a network of individuals who can share experiences and advocate for communities free from the toll of smokeless and non-combustible tobacco use.
  • Update skills in behavioral interventions for tobacco treatment.
  • Identify current trends in medications for tobacco dependence.


Abstract submission and additional information can be found on the conference website.

Registration Fees 
M.D., D.O., Ph.D.$550.00
Resident, Fellow, Nurse, NP, PA, Community Health,
Allied Health Professional

    Target Audience

    This program is designed for pysicians, nurses, advanced practice providers, counselors, psychologists, community health professionals, public health professionals, wellness coaches, and social workers. The varied audience shares interest in effectively intervening to address tobacco in all forms through cutting edge treatment and model public practice.

    Learning Objectives

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

    • Identify up-to-date research on prevalence and relative risks of tobacco, e-cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, and other non-combustible tobacco products. 
    • Discuss clinical strategies for treating tobacco use disorder within the context of rapidly evolving nicotine delivery products. 
    • Describe effective models for community and public health interventions to provide accurate education and address the evolving tobacco epidemic.

    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: 
    • 18.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 18.50 ANCC
    • 18.50 Attendance
    Event starts: 
    10/18/2020 - 10:00am
    Event ends: 
    10/20/2020 - 4:00pm
    Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic
    10 East Center Street
    Rochester, MN 55902
    United States
    +1 (507) 258-5757

    Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates in the grid below.  In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the expiration date listed below, whichever comes first.  Reservations will be taken following this date based on space and rate availability. Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant. Please identify yourself as a participant of the Nicotine Dependence Conference when making your reservation. 

     Hotel Price Expiration DateHotel AddressHotel Reservation Link
     Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area $275 April 26, 202010 East Center Street, Rochester, MN 55904Hilton Link
     DoubleTree by Hilton $229 April 26, 2020150 South Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904DoubleTree Link
     Marriott Rochester Mayo Clinic Area $199 April 20, 2020101 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902Marriott Link
     The Kahler Grand Hotel $159 April 20, 202020 2nd Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902Kahler Link

    *Please note: only a limited amount of rooms are reserved at each of these hotels. If you are government employee, please ask about the Rochester government room rate when making your reservation. A government room block is reserved for this course at The Kahler Grand Hotel and is given based on availability for the additional three hotels listed above.

    Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development is not responsible for expenses incurred by the individual, such as airline, hotel fees, or penalties. These are the responsibility of the registrant.


    Parking is available in hotel and city ramps. The cost for parking is not included in the registration fee. 

    The hotel is connected by skyway and pedestrian subway to downtown shops and restaurants.  You may wish to visit Experience Rochester website for additional travel information, accommodation options, and area information.

    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.

    AMA Credit
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    ANCC Credit
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.50 ANCC nursing contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Other Health Care 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

    • 18.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 18.50 ANCC
    • 18.50 Attendance

    Accreditation Period

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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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