Mayo Clinic Rheumatology Review for Primary Care Online CME Course

Course Directors: Andy Abril, M.D. and Benjamin Wang, M.D.
Course Co-Director: Kimberly Parikh, M.S.N., A.R.N.P.

Mayo Clinic's Rheumatology Review for Primary Care is an online CME course that provides internists and general practitioners with up-to-date information on rheumatologic disorders and provides a complete general review for rheumatologists and rheumatology fellows. Participants gain a better perspective of how to recognize and diagnose common rheumatologic disorders, and determine which patients can be managed in their practices and which need referral to a specialist.

Registration Fees

Physicians and Scientists


Residents, Fellows, Nurses, Allied Health and Retirees$215.00

Target Audience

This course is designed for internists and general practitioners and is applicable to clinical rheumatologists and rheumatology fellows, as well as allied health staff.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Review basic clinical and therapeutic aspects of rheumatologic conditions
  • Improve interpretation skills for rheumatology laboratory testing
  • Identify patients that can be managed in primary care practices, and patients that need to be referred to rheumatology
  • Review up-to-date information about etiology, pathogenesis, and treatment of rheumatologic disorders

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 10.50 ANCC
  • 10.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 10.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

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Course Directors: 
Andy Abril, M.D. 
Benjamin Wang, M.D.

Course Co-Director
Kimberly Parikh, M.S.N., A.R.N.P.

Mayo Clinic Faculty:
Ejigayehu G. Abate, M.D.
Andy Abril, M.D.
Fawad Aslam, M.B.B.S.
Florentina Berianu, M.D.
Barbara K. Bruce, Ph.D., L.P.
Ronald R. Butendieck, Jr., M.D.
W. Leroy Griffing, M.D.
Matthew Koster, M.D.
Thomas Mason, M.D.
Kevin Moder , M.D.
Pragnesh P. Parikh, M.D.
Thomas D. Rizzo, Jr., M.D.
Jason C. Sluzevich, M.D.
Benjamin Wang, 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.

Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 10.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 10.50 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 10.50 AOA Category 2-A credits.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A record 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) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 10.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 10.50 ANCC
  • 10.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 10.50 Attendance

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Access to online streaming course is available from the date of purchase until the course expires on December 11, 2023. Credit must be claimed within that time period.

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