7th Annual Acute Care of the Complex Hospitalized Patient for NPs & PAs 2019 - General Session

Scottsdale, AZ US
February 13, 2019 to February 16, 2019

Course Directors: 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.H.A., John G. Park, M.D. 

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 covers topics in critical care, hospital general medicine, surgery, neurology, cardiology, psychology, pain management and other medical subspecialties and features multiple options for skills workshops to further tailor the educational needs of NPs and PAs.

Registration Fee: 595.00

Course Highlights:

  • Contemporary, guideline-based best practices
  • Case-based presentations with common clinical dilemmas
  • Diagnostic and treatment algorithms
  • Practicing health care provider faculty
  • AMA, AAPA and ANCC Credits
  • 10.0 hours designated pharmacology content (6.75 general session, 3.25 workshop)

Course Workshops
To maximize your time away from your practice and enhance your learning experience, multiple educational opportunities will be offered:

 February 12th-PRECONFERENCE
Workshop Title                                                                        Registration Fee
Session 1: Basic Cardiac Arrythmias                                                  $125
Session 2: 12 Lead ECG Interpretation Skills                                     $125
                  Recommend experience with basic rythms
                  or attendance of Session 1
Combination: Attend both sessions                                                $200

                                                      February 13th-15th
Workshop Title                                                                         Registration Fee

Basic Suturing Skills                                                                            $125
Advanced Suturing Skills                                                                     $125
Combination:  Attend both suturing workshops                            $200
2 Critical Care Skills Workshops (Content is the same both days)      $250 
Pharmacology Workshop                                                                     $150

Target Audience

This course is designed for hospitalists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, advance practice nurses, registered nurses, 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.
  • Summarize updates in treatment of ALL and recognize common side effects of newer medications.

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: 
  • 19.50 AAPA Category 1
  • 19.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 19.50 ANCC
  • 19.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
02/13/2019 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
02/16/2019 - 2:00pm
The Scottsdale Plaza Resort
7200 North Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
United States
+1 (800) 832-2025

Click here to reserve your room before January 13, 2019, 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.

Adrijana K. Anderson P.A.-C.
Amindra S. Arora,  M.B., B.Chir.
Jeffrey A. Betcher, R.Ph.
Michael J. Breunig, P.A.-C.
Robert P. Bright, M.D.
Marcia K. Britain, APRN, C.N.P., D.N.P.
Mark W. Burns, APRN, C.N.P., D.N.P., M.S.
Carrlene B. Donald, P.A.-C., M.S.
Amela Dudakovic, P.A.-C.
Katie N. Finley, APRN, C.N.P.
Christopher B. Grilli, Pharm.D., R.Ph.
Rory M. Haney, P.A.-C.
Andrew J. Herber, P.A.-C.
Sally E. Heusinkvelt, A.P.R.N., C.N.P.
Meltiady Issa, M.D., M.B.A.
Stephanie M. Jalaba, P.A.-C.
Mira T. Keddis, M.D.
A.-Scott Keller, M.D.
Emily Leibenguth, D.N.P., A.P.R.N., C.N.P.  
Lisa I. LeMond, M.D.
Scott C. Litin, M.D.
Vicki A. Loeslie, APRN, C.N.P., D.N.P.
Theodore R. Loftsgard, APRN, C.N.P.
Anthony J. Michalik, Jr., P.A.-C.
David Morris, M.D.
Danika M. Nelson, A.P.R.N., C.N.P.
James S. Newman, M.D., M.H.A.
Jennifer S. Palermo, P.A.-C.
John G. Park, M.D.
Katherine H. Poduslo, A.P.R.N., C.N.P., D.N.P.
Rebecca K. Reid P.A.-C.
Krystal M. Renszel, D.O.
Diane Rhee, Pharm.D., MHA
S. Ahsan Rizvi, M.D.
Stephanie M. Schneider, P.A.-C.
Monica Sieg, APRN, C.N.P.
Brianna M. Skrukrud, APRN, C.N.P.
Lindsey A. Steber, P.A.-C.
James Stone, M.D.
Sara E. Wordingham, M.D.

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.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 37.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA Credits
This activity has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 37.25 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 37.25 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.

General Session Total: 18.50
Critical Care Workshop 3.75
ECG Workshops (2) 2.0
Pharmacology Workshop 3.25

Suturing Workshops (2) 2.0
NPPA Town Hall(Optional) 1.00

Pharmacology Content
Select presentations will contain pharmacology content as noted in the program. Identified presentations represent approximately 6.75 hours of pharmacology content.

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.

Available Credit

  • 19.50 AAPA Category 1
  • 19.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 19.50 ANCC
  • 19.50 Attendance

Accreditation Period

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Thank you for attending the 2019 Acute Care of the Complex Hospitalized Patient for NPs & PAs course.  Please complete evaluations as we appreciate your feedback to help us improve our course.

You have up to one year to claim your credits and will have access to course materials for one year.  You have access to your certificate of attendance to download indefinitely in case you need a copy in the future.

NOTE:  Designated pharmacology hours are included in the program schedule.  Please submit your certificate along with the program schedule to claim the pharmacology hours with your board/society.

Thanks again and we hope to see you at future courses!



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