2nd Annual Mayo Clinic Advances and Innovations in Complex Neuroscience Patient Care: Brain and Spine 2019
Course: March 7-9, 2019
Technology Showcase: March 7 or 8, 2019 (same opportunity both dates)
Pre-Course: Advanced Practice Provider Hands-on Workshop: Neurosurgery Brain and Spine Concepts (Optional): March 6, 2019
The modern care of patients who suffer from challenging clinical neuroscience problems requires a multidisciplinary team. This course provides neuroscience care team members the latest advances and innovations in complex brain, spinal and peripheral nerve disorders including brain and skull base tumors, neurovascular diseases including complex arteriovenous malformations, spinal disorders including scoliosis, acute stroke, epilepsy, and other exciting and important neuroscience frontiers. The format will be case based, with simulation demonstrations and panel discussions. The latest in procedural neuroscience technologies will be showcased and will be available for hands on experiences using simulators.
Register on or
Jan. 21, 2019
|Pre-Course Workshop: March 6, 2019:|
| Advanced Practice Provider (NP/PA) Hands-on|
Workshop: Neurosurgery Brain and Spine
|Neurosciences Course: March 7-9, 2019|
|Full Fee: M.D., DO, Ph.D.||$600||$675|
| Reduced Fee: Resident, Fellow, NP, PA, Allied|
Health Professional, Retiree
Device and Technology Showcase with Hands-on
Pre-registration required for general session, Device and Technology Showcase and Advanced Practice Provider Hands-on Workshop. Space is limited; early registration is advised.
The Device and Technology Showcase with Hands-On Simulation, offered on both Thursday and Friday, is designed to provide participants with the opportunity to experience cutting edge technology and devices first-hand through hands-on simulation. The simulators will be available only during the Thursday and Friday afternoon sessions. Examples of simulation experiences:
- Minimally invasive spine surgery techniques
- Minimally invasive brain hemorrhage techniques
- Stroke thrombectomy
- Microsurgical skills
- Endoscopic skull base teqhniques
- Intracranial stenting
Also provided as an optional pre-course workshop on Wednesday, March 6, 2019:
Advanced Practice Provider Hands-on Workshop:
Neurosurgery Brain and Spine Concepts (limited registration – register early)
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 Exhibitor Documents and submit to Kristy Badder.
This course is designed for physicians practicing in neurology, neurosurgery, emergency medicine, medical oncology and primary care, as well as advanced practice nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other health care providers interested in the neurosciences.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Summarize the latest approaches pertaining to minimally invasive intracerebral hemorrhage treatment and acute ischemic stroke management. Review modern multimodal management of brain arteriovenous malformations, dural fistulas and aneurysms.
- Identify modern indications for pediatric and adult scoliosis and minimally invasive spine surgery.
- Demonstrate modern multimodal management of skull base tumors and brain tumors.
Pre-Course Advanced Practice Provider NP/PA Workshop:
- Identify the cranial, spinal and endovascular anatomy and associated disease processes.
- Practice performing minor invasive procedures common to neurosurgery.
- Identify the importance of Advanced Practice Provider as part of the Multidisciplinary Neurosurgical team.
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.
Location and Accomodation
***PLEASE NOTE: Enchantment Resort Group Room Block is Sold Out. Please see below for overflow option.
A run of house room block rate of $325 (USD), plus applicable city/state taxes, and a $25 resort fee (includes local/800 calls, morning newspaper, entry into Mii amo spa, resort parking use of all resort amenities and scheduled activities. Children under the age of 18 stay complimentary.) per room, per night, is available for course participants and guests. Mayo Clinic group rates apply three days prior to and three days post-course dates, based on availability. To ensure accommodations, please make your reservation before the room block quickly fills, or by February 6, 2019. To make your reservation, call (855) 421-1088.
The standard hotel reservation cancellation policy will apply to individual reservations unless otherwise specified.
Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. Check-out time is noon.
Attendees are responsible for their own reservations.
Overflow Hotel Option:
Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa
2250 West State Route 89A
Sedona, AZ 86336
Sedona Rouge is located approximately 6 miles from the Enchantment at 2250 West State Route 89A, Sedona, AZ 86336.
Tell them you are attending the Mayo Clinic conference.
We have reserved a limited block of guest rooms at the Sedona Rouge as an overflow option for attendees with a special rate of $293 (plus tax) single or double occupancy per night. Group rates will be extended up to 3 days prior and 3 days following the course dates, based on room type and rate availability. There is a $25 charge for each adult after two in the same room. Children under age 17 stay in the same room with parents at no additional charge as long as the maximum occupancy in the room does not exceed four.
The resort fee of $25 per room, per day will be waived and attendees are offered 10% off any spa treatments. Please identify yourself as a part of the Mayo Clinic Group when making reservations to receive the special group rates.
Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) is located 125.8 mi (approximately two hours) from the Enchantment Resort in Sedona, AZ.
Hertz is offering a reduced daily rate for course registrants. Visit Hertz online and use CV code 03NR0014. Special rates include unlimited mileage and are subject to availability. Advance reservations are recommended; blackout dates may apply.
Visit Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau which offers a variety of recreation and leisure activities in the area.
Travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.
Bernard R. Bendok, M.D.
Joseph I. Sirven, M.D.
Chandan Krishna, M.D.
Maciej M. Mrugala, M.D., Ph.D.
Alyx B. Porter, M.D.
Special Guest Faculty
Ramiro Del Valle, M.D.
Mexico City, Mexico
L. Nelson “Nick” Hopkins, M.D.
The Jacobs Institute
Buffalo, New York
Naji Riachi, M.D.
Lebanese American University Medical Center -
Rizk Hospital (LAUMC-RH)
Alejandro Zavala, M.D.
Mexico City, Mexico
Phoenix Children’s Hospital Faculty – Phoenix, Arizona
Mohan V. Belthur, M.D.
Judson W. Karlen, M.D.
Richard L. Shindell, M.D.
Gregory R. White, M.D.
Mayo Clinic Faculty
Marie D. Acierno, M.D.
Marjorie (Margie) E. Amity, M.S.N., ANP/ACNP-BC
Jonathan B. Ashman, M.D., Ph.D.
Orland K. Boucher, P.A.-C.
Arthur J. De Luigi, D.O., M.H.A.
Bart M. Demaerschalk, M.D.
Radhika Dhamija, M.B.B.S.
Joseph B. Farnsworth, P.A.-C. MMSPAS
Jeremy L. Fogelson, M.D.
Marie F. Grill, M.D.
Leland S. Hu, M.D.
Maziyar A. Kalani, M.D.
Sameer R. Keole, M.D.
Pelagia E. Kouloumberis, M.D
Michael J. Marino, M.D.
Jamal McClendon, Jr., M.D.
Matthew T. Neal, M.D.
Katherine H. Noe, M.D., Ph.D.
Shelley S. Noland, M.D.
Naresh Patel, M.D.
Devi P. Patra, M.B.B.S.
Mark A. Pichelmann, M.D.
Alexandra (Lexy) E. Richards, D.N.P.
Kara A. Sands, M.D.
Ayan Sen, M.D.
Robert J. Spinner, M.D.
Kristin R. Swanson, Ph.D
Cynthia O. Townsend, Ph.D., L.P.
Sujay Vora, M.D.
Peter A. Weisskopf, M.D.
Michael D. Whitaker, M.D.
JoDee A. Winter, P.A.-C., MSPAS
Richard S. Zimmerman, M.D.
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.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (General Session 16.0; Advanced Practice Providers NP/PA Workshop 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
5.00 Wednesday Pre-Course Advanced Practice Provider (NP/PA) Hands-on Workshop
5.25 Thursday General Session
5.00 Friday General Session
5.75 Saturday General Session
Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
Other Healthcare Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other healthcare 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 to review disclosures.
- 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 16.00 AOA Category 2-A
- 16.00 Attendance
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