11th Annual Hospital Medicine for NPs & PAs 2019

Rochester, MN US
May 15, 2019 to May 17, 2019

Course Directors: Andrew J. Herber, P.A.-C., James S. Newman, M.D., M.H.A., S. Ahsan Rizvi, M.D., and Holly A. Schenzel, A.P.R.N., D.N.P., C.N.P.


Hospital care models are transforming, and nurse practitioners and physician assistants play vital roles in the care delivery of hospitalized patients. Hospital Medicine for NPs & PAs fills your CME needs. This conference emphasizes clinical management of hospitalized patients in an interactive, case-based format with evidence-based lectures by experts in treatment pathways from admission to discharge. 

Course Highlights 

  • 29.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 29.75 AAPA  Category 1 CME Credits
  • 29.75 ANCC Nursing Contact Hours
  • 11.25 hours designated pharmacology content
  • Pharmacology Workshop
  • Critical Care Workshop
  • Wound Assessment and Management Skills Workshop
  • Contemporary guideline-based best practices
  • Clinical care pathways
  • Diagnostic and treatment algorithms
  • Common clinical dilemmas
  • Practicing health care provider faculty

Registration Fee

Hospital Medicine for NPs & PAs 
May 15-17, 2019, Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area
Pre-course Critical Care Skills Workshop
May 14h, 11:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Stabile Building Simulation Center
Pre-course Wound Assessment and Management Skills Workshop
May 14th, 8:00 - 11:00 a.m., Stabile Building Simulation Center
Pre-course Pharmacology Workshop
May 14th, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m., Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area
Print Syllabus$ 50
Reception (complimentary) 
Reception with Guest (complimentary) 

NP & PA Students call 800-323-2688 for a discount.



Additional Information

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 the attached exhibit form below and submit to Kathy Fuqua

Exhibitor Invitation  

Course brochure (PDF)

Target Audience

This course is designed for internists, hospitalists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses and allied health from novice to experienced.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify current evidence based practice recommendations in specialties such as cardiology, infectious disease, nephrology, gastroenterology, and hospital medicine.
  • Describe when and how to initiate appropriate and timely consultation with specialty services..
  • Describe and discuss practice updates for patients with sepsis to decrease in-hospital mortality, length of stay, and improve patient outcomes.
  • Describe and discuss updated guidelines and recommendations to reduce the occurrence of geriatric syndromes in hospitalized patients in an aging population.

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: 
  • 29.75 AAPA Category 1
  • 29.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 29.75 ANCC
  • 29.75 Attendance
Event starts: 
05/15/2019 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
05/17/2019 - 5:00pm

Click here to view the General Session program topics. 
Click here to view the Wound Assessment and Management Skills Program Schedule.
Click here to view the Critical Care Skills Program Schedule.
Click here to view the Pharmacology workshop program schedule.  

Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area
10 East Center Street
Rochester, MN 55904
United States

Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates at each of the following downtown Rochester hotels.  In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the expiration date of April 21, 2019, whichever comes first.  Reservations will be taken following this date based on space and rate availability.  Please click on the hotel name for a link to book your room or call and identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic NPPA course when making your reservation.

Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area 
10 East Center Street
$229 single/double

This sophisticated downtown hotel offers excellence in quality and service with its secure Executive and Concierge floors, a conference center with two ballrooms, and a refreshing food and beverage experience through our restaurants, catering, and room service. Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area accommodations feature spacious bathrooms, free WiFi, and flat-screen TVs.

Hilton Garden Inn, Rochester Downtown
225 S Broadway
800-445-8667 or 507-285-1234
$179 single/double

  • Connected by skyway to Mayo Clinic, University of Minnesota, shopping, restaurants
  • 24-hour business center, complimentary WiFi, premium WiFi available
  • Indoor swimming pool, whirlpool and fitness center
  • Freshly prepared breakfast at on-site restaurant, 24-hour convenience store, Pavilion Lounge
  • Room service provided by local premier restaurant, Grand Rounds Brewing Co.
  • Self parking: $16.00 (per day plus tax); Valet: $18.00 (per day plus tax)

Centerstone Plaza Hotel Soldiers Field
401 6th Street SW
$102 single/double
Room block available through April 30, 2019

Tower guestrooms with 2 queen or 1 king bed, microwave and refrigerator
Indoor pool, whirlpool, and fitness center; located by Soldiers Field park, walking track, golf course
Free flat-lot parking 
Complimentary hot breakfast buffet with scrambled eggs, breakfast meat, waffles and continental breakfast items 
Twigs Tavern & Grille - Extensive gluten free menu with separate cooking and prep area 
Free shuttle transportation to downtown Rochester, Apache Mall, and area shopping/restaurants from 5:30am-10:00pm 




Rochester, Minnesota, is a friendly city that greets thousands of visitors from around the world each year.  The city is serviced by a modern international airport with multiple flights daily via Delta and American airlines.  Access to and from the airport is provided by taxi, shuttle service, and rental car.  The airport is located approximately 10 miles from the Mayo Clinic campus. 

Note to Travelers: Several cities in the United States are named Rochester.  When you make airline reservations and check your baggage, be sure that your destination is Rochester, Minnesota (RST) and that your baggage has been properly tagged.

Flying through the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (MSP) is another option.  (www.mspairport.com)  There are two shuttle services that provide direct service to Mayo Clinic and the surrounding area.  Travel time is approximately 75 minutes.

There are two shuttle services to the Rochester area from Minneapolis/St. Paul airport. 

Mayo Clinic’s appointed travel company, Ultramar Travel, is available to assist with travel arrangements.  Call Ultramar Travel toll-free at 1-866-629-6885.

Marcia A. Britain D.N.P., APRN, C.N.P.
Phoua Chang APRN, C.N.P.
Jeremy K. Cutsforth-Gregory, M.D.
Mark Denis P. Davis, M.D.
Elvis Francois, M.D.
Halena Gazelka, M.D.
Christy L. Gossett, APRN, C.N.P., M.S.N.
Sarah A. Hayden APRN, C.N.P., M.S.N.
Stephanie F. Heller, M.D.
Andrew J. Herber, P.A.-C.
Kathleen E. (Kayt) Hinson, P.A.-C.
Bethany A. Hoffmann, P.A.-C., M.S.
Stephanie M. Jalaba, P.A.-C.
Deanne T. Kashiwagi, M.D.
Bryce M. Kayhart, Pharm.D.
A. Scott Keller, M.D.
Ann L. Leland D.N.P., APRN, C.N.P.
Vicki A. Loeslie, D.N.P., R.N., C.N.P.
Theodore (Theo) O. Loftsgard, APRN, C.N.P.
Robert D. McBane, M.D.
Anthony J. Michalik, Jr., P.A.-C.
Donna M. Miller, M.D.
Darrell “Brian” Newman, M.D.
James S. Newman, M.D., M.H.A.
Jennifer S. Palermo, P.A.-C.
John G. Park, M.D.
S. Ahsan Rizvi, M.D.
Jill C. Rohling, P.A.-C.
David J. Rosenman, M.D.
William Sanchez, M.D. 
Vinaya Simha, M.B.B.S., M.D.
Brianna M. Skrukrud, APRN, C.N.P.
Kristina M. Thurber, Pharm.D., R.Ph.
Pritish K. Tosh, M.D.
Patrick M. Wieruszewski, Pharm.D., R.Ph.
Stacey L. Zimmerman APRN, C.N.P.
Samira Zukanovic, D.N.P., APRN, C.N.P.

Guest Faculty:
Timothy M. Capstack, M.D., FACP, SFHM
Adfinitas Health
Hanover, MD

David S. Morris, M.D.
Intermountain Healthcare
Murray, UT

Keith Swetz, M.D.
University of Alabama Medical Center
Birmingham, AL

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.


Credit Statements:

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 29.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 29.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits by the AAPA Review Panel. PAs should claim only those credits actually spent participating in the CME activity.

This activity was planned in accordance with AAPA CME Standards for Live Programs and for Commercial Support of Live Programs.

Participants can earn up to 29.75 ANCC nursing contact hours commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit Breakdown

General Session Total: 19.75
Pre-course Wound Care Skills Workshop 2.75
Pre-course Critical Care Skills Workshop 4.0
Pre-course Pharmacology Workshop 3.25

Pharmacology Content
Select presentations will contain pharmacology content as noted in the program. Identified presentations represent approximately 8 hours of pharmacology content for the general session and 3.25 for the Pharmacology Breakout.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 29.75 AAPA Category 1
  • 29.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 29.75 ANCC
  • 29.75 Attendance
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Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to cme@mayo.edu. 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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