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Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Shoulder and Elbow Course: Current Concepts and Controversies 2018

Scottsdale, AZ US
January 27, 2018 to January 28, 2018

This CPD activity has already taken place.  See 2019 course.

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

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.

Exhibitor 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 attached exhibit forms and submit to Kathy Fuqua.

Additional Information
Exhibitor Forms (Word)
Course Brochure  (PDF)

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the different surgical approaches for the treatment of rotator cuff pathology from partial thickness to massive rotator cuff tears
  • Recognize treatment options for the treatment of shoulder arthritis from arthroscopy to arthroplasty
  • Recognize treatment options for elbow fractures of the coronoid, radial head, olecranon, and distal humerus

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: 
  • 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 13.75 AOA
  • 14.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
01/27/2018 - 6:00am
Event ends: 
01/28/2018 - 12:00pm

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Westin Kierland
6902 E. Greenway Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
United States

The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa has reserved a limited block of luxurious rooms at a special group rate of $309 (USD), single or double occupancy, run of house, per night, for course participants and guests. Group rates apply three days prior to and three days after the course dates, based on group room availability. To ensure accommodations at the discounted rate, make your reservations directly with the hotel before the block is full or by December 25, 2017, whichever comes first.   Indicate you are an attendee of the Mayo Clinic Shoulder course when making your reservation.

(480) 624-1000 • (800) 354-5892
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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 live activity for a maximum of 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program has been accredited by the American Osteopathic Association for 13.75 AOA Category 2-A CME credits.

Other Health Care Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care 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

  • 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 13.75 AOA
  • 14.00 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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