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Allied Health Program

Amelia Island, FL US
February 24, 2018

Course Director:  Hatem Amer, M.D., FASN, FAST
Co-Directors:  Harini Chakkera, M.D., MPH, FASN, Ziad M. El-Zoghby, M.D., FACP Mira T. Keddis, M.D., Ivan E. Porter, II, M.D.
Qi Qian, M.D., Hani Wadei, M.D., FASN, FAST

The 16th Annual Update in Nephrology and Transplantation is a two-day course designed to update participants on a range of nephrology topics relevant to current medical practice.  Through a combination of lectures, literature review and case-based presentations, this course will deliver up-to-date and cutting edge information that can be directly integrated into clinical practice.

Registration Fees

 Register on or before 2/2/2018Registration Fee
2/3/2018 - 2/9/2018
Register on or after 2/10/2018
Allied Health Program$220$270$310

Additional Information
Course Post Card

Abstract submissions are being accepted for the 16th Annual Mayo Clinic Update in Nephrology and Transplantation Course. Abstracts should be based on original research in the field of Nephrology and Kidney and/or Pancreas Transplantation. Case reports will also be considered. Abstracts should consist of introduction, methods, results, and conclusion.  Case Reports should consist of introduction, case report, and discussion. Abstracts should be less than 500 words in total. Accepted abstracts will be presented at dedicated poster sessions.

Abstracts must be submitted by Monday, November 27, 2017, to be considered. Abstract authors will be notified via email by Monday, December 4, 2017.

Please submit abstracts via email.
Questions can be directed to Kathy Hegna Zelinske 507-266-1044

Exhibitor Opportunity
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 contact Kathy Hegna Zelinske or call (507) 266-1044.


Target Audience

This course is intended for all members of the nephrology community and will be of interest to nephrologists, internists, primary care physicians, specialists, trainees, nurse practitioners and physician assistants who participate in the care of patients with kidney disorders and kidney and/or pancreas transplants.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Define Advanced Practice Clinics for the nephrology patient
  • Compare and contrast difference in nutrition prescription based on kidney function
  • Describe three strategies for taking your career to the next level
  • Determine needs and define acceptable contraception for female transplant patients

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: 
  • 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 10.25 Attendance
Event starts: 
02/24/2018 - 6:45am
Event ends: 
02/24/2018 - 6:00pm
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Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort
39 Beach Lagoon Road
Amelia Island, FL 32034
United States

A block of rooms has been reserved for attendees and their guests at a special course rate of $229 single/double at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, Amelia Island, FL.  To receive the course rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled on or by Thursday, January 22, 2018, whichever comes first.  Reservations will be taken following this date based on space and rate availability.  To make your reservation, call 1-888-261-6161 and ask for the Mayo Clinic Update in Nephrology and Transplantation Course group discount or online at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort

PLEASE NOTE: The hotel block is sold out for the 16th Annual Mayo Clinic Update in Nephrology and Transplantation course.  Based on availability, the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort does have Nature View Villa Guestrooms at a rate of $179 per night.  These villas are located 1 mile away from the venue and offer complimentary shuttle service. 

There is also availability at the Residence Inn of Amelia Island which is located 7.1 miles from the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort and offers complimentary shuttle service to the venue 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. by request at the front desk. The price range for these rooms is $159-199 per night.
Book your group rate for 16th Annual Mayo Clinic Update in Nephrology and Transplantation 2018.

Based on Jacksonville International Airport and Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort websites, transportation is available by shuttle, personal driver, or rental car. Jacksonville International Airport is located approximately 34 miles (45 minutes) from the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort.

Approximate one-way transportation costs:

Super Shuttle - $50.00

Execucar - $93

Dana’s Limousine and Transportation Service -

Ph. 904-744-3333

For additional information, please contact Kathy Hegna Zelinske at 507-266-1044.

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 Educaiton (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 10.25 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 certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals 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), please go here

Available Credit

  • 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 10.25 Attendance


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