International Symposium on Surgery of the Spastic Upper Limb
This course offers Live (in-person) and Livestream (virtual) attendance options.
June 4 - 6, 2024 - Mayo Clinic - Rochester, Minnesota
The Mayo Clinic International Symposium on Surgery of the Spastic Upper Limb is a comprehensive course designed for physiotherapists, rehabilitation specialists, and surgeons who treat adult and pediatric patients with a spastic upper limb. The course revolves around a multidisciplinary approach to the procedural and surgical management of the spastic upper extremity utilizing didactic lectures reviewing current concepts, stimulating debates on controversial surgical techniques, all-access live surgery demonstrations with a master surgeon, and engaging case presentations.
A precourse is offered on June 4, 2024 to provide a thorough review of advanced surgical anatomy and hands-on dissection to learn and refine surgical techniques for the spastic upper extremity.
This United States based offering is a continuation from the International Symposium on Surgery of the Spastic Upper Limb held in Paris, France in 2017 under the direction of Dr. Caroline Leclercq.
|Course Registration Fees
June 4, 2024 Optional Precourse: Hands-on Cadaver Workshop (In-person):
All Attendees - $1400
Precourse registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, and refreshment breaks on June 4, 2024.
June 5 - 6, 2024 General Session (In-person and virtual):
M.D., D.O., Ph.D. - $800
Allied Health, PT, NP, PA, Retirees, Trainees, and Mayo Clinic Employees - $700
General in-person session registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, refreshment breaks on June 5-6, 2024, and course reception in the evening of June 5, 2024.
This course is designed for physicians, residents, fellows, physician assistants, physical and occupational therapists interested in the procedural, surgical, and rehabilitative care of the spastic upper limb.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Define the role of nonoperative management for the spastic upper limb.
- Recognize the indications and principles of upper limb surgery for spasticity.
- Apply muscle tendon lengthening procedures to reduce spasticity and correct upper limb deformities with soft tissue contractures.
- Utilize peripheral nerve procedures to enhance function in the spastic upper limb.
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.
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, Sun Country and Delta Airlines. Access to and from the airport is provided by taxi, shuttle service, and rental car. The airport is located approximately 10 miles from the Marriott Hotel Rochester Mayo Clinic Area and 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. The following car and shuttle services offer multiple trips daily. Travel time is approximately 75 minutes.
Rochester Shuttle Service
You may wish to visit the Experience Rochester website for additional travel information, accommodation options, and area information: Rochester, MN | Hotels, Things To Do & Restaurants (experiencerochestermn.com).
Parking is available in hotel and city ramps. The cost for parking is not included in the registration fee; parking will not be validated.
All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.
In support of improving patient care, this activity is planned and implemented by Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science and Dr. Caroline Leclercq, President of Institute de la Main, Paris, France. 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 24.25 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 24.25 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 24.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
Cosponsored by the Program in Physical Therapy, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science/Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences. This course meets the criteria for 24.25 hours of credit per Minnesota Physical Therapy Rules 5601.2400, 5601.2500.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME requirements of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.
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.
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- 24.25 AAPA Category 1
- 24.25 ABS
- 24.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 24.25 ANCC
- 24.25 Attendance
- 24.25 PT
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To claim credit for livestream participation in this course, learners must view the content during the hours posted for the live activity. This course is not approved for on-demand delivery.
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