Physician Assistant Board Review - A Comprehensive Review for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners 2018

Rochester, MN US
August 7, 2018 to August 10, 2018

Course Directors: Kelly J. Christensen, P.A.-C., Ryan A. Meverden, P.A.-C.


Daniel DeSimone, M.D.
"Infectious Diseases" Case Video

Vicki Loeslie, D.N.P., A.P.R.N., C.N.P.
"Pulmunary Disease" Case Video

The 2018 Mayo Clinic Physician Assistant Board Review course is a comprehensive review designed to help with initial and recertification examinations and to provide a relevant review for daily practice. Come for our talented Mayo Clinic faculty and unparalleled content and experience proven learning techniques to enhance learning and recall.

Course Highlights

  • Intensive high-yield review
  • Aligned to the PANCE/PANRE blueprint
  • Content developed by practicing PAs
  • Course APP with presentations and note-taking functionality
  • Daily exam prep practice questions
  • 34.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits
  • 34.75 ANCC nursing contact hours
  • 11.75 designated pharmacology content
  • Additional "Acid Base" and "Electrolyte" Modules
  • Access to all presentation recordings for one year
  • Optional Mayo Clinic tour-August 7th @ 5:30 p.m.

Exhibit Opportunities

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 exhibit forms and submit to Kathy Fuqua,

Exhibitor Forms

Registration Fees

Registration Fee 
General Session$699

Register 3 or more and save $50 each!  Call 800-323-2688 for information! 

Target Audience

This course is a comprehensive review for physician assistants and nurse practitioners.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Apply clinical reasoning to common symptoms of common medical problems.
  • Apply clinical reasoning to uncommon manifestations of common problems.
  • Apply clinical reasoning to common symptoms of uncommon medical problems.
  • Review key images and key points of general medical issues.
  • Implement strategies regarding evaluation and management of general medicine diseases.
  • Review clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management of conditions encountered by PAs and NPs.
  • Apply evidence-based principles to clinical practice.
  • Identify content areas of personal strength and weakness to help focus additional self-study.

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 AAPA Category 1
  • 34.75 ANCC
  • 34.75 Attendance
Event starts: 
08/07/2018 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
08/10/2018 - 5:00pm
Click here to view the program schedule in your mobile device. 

Siebens Medical Education Building-Leighton Auditorium
100 2nd Avenue SW
Rochester, MN 55902
United States

Lodging and Accommodations
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 July 16, 2018, whichever comes first. Reservations will be taken following this date based on space and rate availability. Please identify yourself as a participant of the Physician Assistant Board Review 2018 when making your reservation.

Kahler Grand Hotel
20 Second Avenue SW
800-533-1655 or 507-282-2581
$119 single/double

Rochester Marriott Hotel
101 First Avenue SW
877-623-7775 or 507-280-6000
$209 single/double


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 American. 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. 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.

• Go Rochester Direct at 800-280-9270
• Rochester Shuttle Service at 888-998-9098

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.

Mayo Faculty

Eric A. Aguirre, A.P.R.N., C.N.P.
Joy M. Allen, A.P.R.N., M.S., C.N.P.
Claudia M. Anderson, A.P.R.N., C.N.P., M.S.N.
Peter L. Bos, P.A.-C.
Nicole M. Bush, A.P.R.N., C.N.P.
Kelly J. Christensen, P.A.-C.
Daniel C. DeSimone., M.D.
Casey A. Fazer, P.A.-C.
Janell Grazzini Frantz, APRN, C.N.P., MSN
Andrew J. Herber, P.A.-C.
Justine S. Herndon, P.A.-C.
Sally E. Heusinkvelt, A.P.R.N., C.N.P.
Chelsey M. Hoffmann, P.A.-C.
Bryce M. Kayhart, Pharm.D., R.Ph.
Julie A. Lamppa, A.P.R.N., C.N.M.
Angela L. Larson, P.A.-C.
Vicki A. Loeslie, A.P.R.N., C.N.P., D.N.P.
Kristyn A. Maixner, A.P.R.N., C.N.P.
Sawra A. Maurer, P.A.-C.
Michele M. Merten, A.P.R.N., C.N.P.
Ryan A. Meverden, P.A.-C.
John D. Muller, P.A.-C.
Jane F. Myers, A.P.R.N., C.N.P.
Jill C. Rohling, P.A.-C.
Abdallah El Sabbagh, M.D.
Daniel E. Schaffer, P.A.-C.
William A. Schnell, Jr., P.A.-C.
Shayla A. Schoenoff, P.A.-C.
Karen M. Townsend, P.A.-C.
Jody A. Weckwerth, P.A.-C.
Darci L. Zblewski, A.P.R.N., C.N.P.

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 Statement(s)

AAPA Credits

This activity has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 34.0 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.


Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 34.75 ANCC nursing contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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.

Available Credit

  • 34.00 AAPA Category 1
  • 34.75 ANCC
  • 34.75 Attendance

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Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to 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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