7th Annual Hospital Medicine for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants (NPPAs) 2015

Rochester , MN US
May 13, 2015 to May 15, 2015

May 13 - 15, 2015 - Mayo Civic Center, Rochester, MN Course Directors:Herber, Andrew (Andy) J., P.A.-C.Newman, James S. (Jamie), M.D.Rizvi, Syed Ahsan, M.D.

Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants are finding themselves at the forefront of caring for the vastly growing hospitalized patient population. The 7th Annual Hospital Medicine for Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistants (NPPA) course is designed to provide NPPA hospitalists with up to date, evidence-based information and resources on the care of complex hospitalized patients. This course is specifically geared toward nurse practitioners and physician assistants as well as pharmacists, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, and other health care providers who care for hospitalized patients. Sessions will focus on contemporary hospital practice, including guideline-based, best practices, clinical care pathways, diagnostic and treatment algorithms, and common clinical dilemmas. Lectures will be structured in an interactive format with case based presentations to maximize learning for those attending.

Registration Fee

Course Registration                                                 $550.00
Skills Workshop (Session Date: 5/12/2014)                $350.00
In Situ Simulation-Group (Session Date: 5/14/15)      Complimentary
In Situ Simulation-Attendee (Session Date: 5/14/15)  Complimentary
Yoga (Session Dates: 5/14/15 - 5/15/15)                     Complimentary
Reception (Session Date: 5/14/15)                             Complimentary


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

College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic designates this educational activity for a maximum of 5.5 ACPE knowledge-based pharmacy continuing education contact hours.

This conference is offered in cooperation with Mayo Continuing Nursing Education.

Mayo Continuing Nursing Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Participants can earn up to 19.58 nursing contact hours (accredited). (A maximum of 6.25 ANCC credits are available through a skills workshop.)

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 Linda Gochnauer.

Core Competencies

  • Medical Knowledge
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Professionalism
  • Patient care
  • Practice based learning and improvement 


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Learning Objectives

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

  • Analyze the future of hospital medicine and examine the vital roles NPPAs will play in providing care to hospitalized patients.
  • Recognize common mistakes made when caring for geriatric hospitalized patients.
  • Identify current evidence based practice recommendations in specialties such as cardiology, infectious disease, nephrology, gastroenterology, and hospital medicine.
  • Describe optimal management of acute decompensated heart failure.
  • Initiate appropriate and timely consultation with specialty services.
  • 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.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 19.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Event starts: 
05/13/2015 - 6:00am
Event ends: 
05/15/2015 - 4:00pm
Mayo Civic Center
30 Civic Center Drive SE
Rochester , MN 55904
United States

Course Directors

Andrew J. Herber, P.A.-C.
James S. Newman, M.D.
S. Ahsan Rizvi, M.D.

Edward T. Casey, D.O.
Craig E. Daniels, M.D.
Mark Denis P. Davis, M.D.
Zachary C. Hartsell, P.A.-C.
Andrew J. Herber, P.A.-C.
Sally Heusinkvelt, C.N.P.
A.Scott Keller, M.D.
Gina Kesselring, P.A.-C.
Andrea Leep Hunderfund, M.D.
Sunil V. Mankad, M.D.
Kristina M. Marchese, Pharm.D., R.Ph.
Robert D. McBane, MD
Donna M. Miller, M.D.
David S. Morris, M.D.
Elizabeth D. Nelson, R.N., C.N.P.
James S. Newman, M.D.
Sameer A. Parikh, M.B.B.S.
Katherine Pearson, P.A.-C.
S. Ahsan Rizvi, M.D.
William Sanchez, M.D.
Garrett E. Schramm, PharmD., R. Ph.
Pritish K. Tosh, M.D.
Kelly L. Wu, M.D.
Faculty Disclosure

As a provider accredited by ACCME, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development) must ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Course director(s), planning committee, faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty also will disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation. Disclosure of this information will be published in course materials so those participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding the presentation.

Available Credit

  • 19.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
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