October 7-10, 2015 - Westin Chicago River North - Chicago Illinois
Course Directors: Karen F. Mauck, M.D., Karna K. Sundsted, M.D.
Guest Course Directors: Geno J. Merli, M.D., Howard H. Weitz, M.D.

An Overview of Perioperative Medicine is intended to update general internists, internist-sub specialists, family medicine specialists, and other health care providers on perioperative assessment and management. This course will focus on the practical, clinical side of preoperative assessment and postoperative management. The course will feature a collaborative faculty of multi-specialty experts in perioperative medicine from both Mayo Clinic and Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.

*Lodging information can be found by clicking on the additional information link in the course summary box on the right hand side of this page.

Credit Information
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this live activity, for a maximum of 23.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians 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 other healthcare professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations. 

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

  • Apply a systematic approach to guide preoperative assessment.
  • Recommend the appropriate continuation and discontinuation of medications and nutraceuticals in the perioperative setting.
  • Assess, optimize and manage a variety of medical co-morbidities in the perioperative setting

Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

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 exhibit space during this course, please contact Shannon Halvorson.