6th Annual Acute Care of the Complex Hospitalized Patient for NPs & PAs 2018 - General Session

Scottdale, AZ US
February 7, 2018 to February 10, 2018

Course Director: Marcia K. Britain, D.N.P., A.P.R.N., C.N.P., Andrew J. Herber, P.A.-C., Vicki A. Loeslie, D.N.P., A.P.R.N., C.N.P., James S. Newman, M.D., M.S., John G. Park, M.D. 

This program focuses on acute care of the hospitalized patient and is applicable to physicians, hospitalists, NPs, PAs, advanced practice nurses, and RN's, from novice to experienced.  The course covers topics in critical care, hospital general medicine, surgery, neurology, cardiology, psychology, pain management and other medical subspecialties.  As hospital care models continue to evolve; NPs and PAs are playing an increasingly vital role in the care delivery of hospitalized patients. This conference focuses on providing the most up-to-date, evidence-based guidelines and treatment pathways necessary to optimally care for hospitalized patients. The course features multiple options for skills workshops to further tailor the educational needs of NPs and PAs.

Course Highlights

•    Contemporary guideline-based best practices
•    Case-based presentations
•    Diagnostic and treatment algorithms
•    Common clinical dilemmas
•    Practicing healthcare provider faculty
•    Designated pharmacology content
•    Suturing skills workshops 
•    Critical care workshops 
•    ECG skills workshops

Additional Information
Course Postcard (PDF) 

Target Audience

This course is designed for Hospitalist, NPs, PAs, APNs, RNs, Allied Health Professionals, Physicians and Residents.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe a rational approach to assessment and management of the high acuity hospitalized patient.
  • Formulate an action plan based on scientific rationale, evidence-based standards of care, and practice guidelines.
  • Initiate appropriate and timely consultation and/or referral when necessary.
  • Describe assessment, current guidelines and drug therapies for VTE.
  • Explain heart failure management in complex hospitalized 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: 
  • 34.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 34.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
02/07/2018 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
02/10/2018 - 5:00pm
Click here to view the General Session program schedule in your mobile device. 
Click here to view the Basic Suturing Workshop program schedule. 
Click here to view the Advanced Suturing Workshop program schedule.
Click here to view the Critical Care Workshop program schedule.
Click here to view the Master Session 1: ECG Workshop program schedule.
Click here to view the Master Session 2: ECG Workshop program schedule.
The Scottsdale Plaza Resort
7200 North Scottsdale Road
Scottdale, AZ 85253
United States

The Scottsdale Plaza Resort
7200 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, Arizona 85253
Ph: 800-832-2025

Click here to reserve your room before January 9, 2018, in order to receive a discounted rate (limited number available) of $199 for a standard room and $249 for a Villa/Patio Suite or Bi-level Suite. Children under the age of 18 stay complimentary, parking is free, the resort fee is waived and high-speed internet is included in the room rate. Please identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic NP & PA Course when making your reservation.

Among the garden pathways and courtyards, The Scottsdale Plaza’s six distinctive room, suite and lodge options are arranged in intimate clusters that allow for quiet and privacy. With options ranging from larger-than-standard deluxe guest rooms to beautifully appointed, residence-style suites and lodges and an extraordinary Presidential Suite, we have the perfect room for family vacations, romantic getaways and meeting groups.


Set on 40 acres, this upscale hotel and conference center is 1.7 miles from Camelback Golf Club and 9.2 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

Mayo Faculty
Adrijana K. Anderson, P.A.-C.
Marcia K. Britain,  A.P.R.N., D.N.P., C.N.P.
Mark W. Burns, APRN, M.S., A.C.N.P.
Rodrigo Cartin-Ceba, M.D.
Carrlene B. Donald, P.A.-C., M.S.
Amela Dudakovic P.A.-C.
David R. Farley, M.D.
Katie N. Finley, APRN, C.N.P.
Gayle L. Flo, A.P.R.N., C.N.P.
Rory Haney, P.A.-C.
Andrew J. Herber, P.A.-C.
Meltiady Issa, M.D., M.B.A.
Stephanie M. Jalaba, P.A.-C.
Mira T. Keddis, M.D.
A.Scott Keller, M.D.
James P. Klaas, M.D.
Philip J. Kuper, Pharm.D., R.Ph.
Stacy Libricz, P.A.-C.
Scott C. Litin, M.D.
Vicki A. Loeslie, D.N.P., A.P.R.N., C.N.P.  
Theo Loftsgard, A.P.R.N., C.N.P.
Anthony J. Michalik, Jr., P.A.-C. 
Joseph R. Mikhael, M.D.
Wendy S. Moon, APRN, C.N.P.
Danika M. Nelson, A.P.R.N., C.N.P.
James S. Newman, M.D., M.S. 
Jennifer S. Palermo, P.A.-C.
John G. Park, M.D.
Kathy Poduslo DNP, APRN, CNP
Rebecca Reid P.A.-C.
Krystal M. Renszel, D.O.
Daniel L. Roberts, M.D.
Monica Sieg APRN, CNP
Lindsey Steber, P.A.-C 
Leila K. Tehrani, Pharm.D., R.Ph., M.B.A.
Andrew P. Walker, P.A.-C., M.S.

Guest Faculty 
James Stone M.D.
Keith M. Swetz, M.D.

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

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 34.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA Credit Breakdown:

General Session Total: 18.5
Basic Suturing Skills Workshop 2.0
Advanced Suturing Skills Workshop 2.0
Basic Cardiac Arrhythmias 2.0
12 Lead ECG Interpretation 2.0
Critical Care Skills Workshop 3.75 (each)

Available Credit

  • 34.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 34.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

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