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Comprehensive Shoulder and Elbow Course: Current Concepts and Controversies 2022

Scottsdale, AZ US
February 17, 2022 to February 19, 2022

This is a LIVE (in person) course.

Course Directors:  John W. Sperling, M.D., Scott P. Steinmann, M.D. 

February 17 - 19, 2022 - Westin Kierland - Scottsdale, Arizona

This course provides information on the latest treatment options for shoulder and elbow arthroplasty, arthroscopy, fracture and reconstruction. The focus is on the best current practice in diagnosis, treatment and new technology. Faculty with international expertise in shoulder and elbow surgery discuss how to optimize surgical techniques and how to avoid complications.

Didactic sessions emphasize tips and pearls to approach complex shoulder and elbow reconstruction. Attendees are encouraged to bring cases for discussion.

This course provides relevant information that can be applied to your daily practice, including:

  • Best current practices in diagnosis, treatment, and new technology
  • Optimizing surgical techniques
  • Avoiding surgical complications for better outcomes

Your safety is our priority. For venue specific information, please reference the Location tab or drop down section.

Target Audience

This course is designed for orthopedic surgeons, nurses, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe cutting edge techniques in sports medicine surgery from treating the weekend warrior to the professional athlete
  • Recognize treatment options for shoulder arthritis from arthroscopy to arthroplasty
  • Describe management of frequent shoulder and elbow fractures

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: 
  • 20.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 20.25 AOA Category 2-A
  • 20.25 Attendance
Event starts: 
02/17/2022 - 6:30am
Event ends: 
02/19/2022 - 12:00pm
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Westin Kierland
6902 E. Greenway Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
United States

All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Westin Kierland Resort
$325 USD +tax single/double
Reservations: online in the group block
Or call: (800) 354-5892

Reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the cut-off date of January 16, 2022 in order to receive a discounted rate (limited number available). Discounted room rates are available three-days before and three-days after the conference for those wishing to extend their stay and enjoy Arizona. Please identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic Shoulder Course when making your reservation.


In an effort to maintain 6-foot social distancing, seating within the primary General Session space will be limited.

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 other activity (live and livestream) for a maximum of 20.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians 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 20.25 AOA Category 2-A credits.

Other Healthcare Professionals:
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants 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

  • 20.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 20.25 AOA Category 2-A
  • 20.25 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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