8th Quadrennial International Conference on Vestibular Schwannoma and Other CPA Tumors: Advancing Care through Ideas and Innovation 2019

Rochester, MN US
June 18, 2019 to June 21, 2019

Course Directors: Matthew L. Carlson, M.D.Colin L. W. Driscoll, M.D.Michael J. Link, M.D., David S. Haynes, M.D.

Since the inaugural conference held in Denmark in 1991, this worldwide multidisciplinary gathering has left its footprints in France, Italy, UK, Spain, USA and China. Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, U.S.A., is proud to host the 8th Quadrennial International Conference on Vestibular Schwannoma and Other CPA Tumors. The 2019 conference will provide a great opportunity for otolaryngologists, neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, neuroradiologists, plastic and reconstructive surgeons and other healthcare professionals to share their clinical experiences, discuss treatment strategy and introduce their advances in related fields. Various sessions and roundtable discussions will focus on the advanced clinical management as well as cutting-edge research accomplishments on vestibular schwannoma and other CPA lesions. More than 800 participants and experts are expected to attend this exciting event held every four years. 

Registration Fee:

Full Fee:  M.D, D.O. Ph.D.$1,000
Reduced Fee: Resident, Fellow, RN, NP, PA, Allied Health Professional, Retiree $700

Anatomy Lab
(Tuesday, June 18)

$1,200
Welcome Reception
(Tuesday, June 18)
(Included in registration fee)

Four Daughters Winery - optional
(Wednesday, June 19)

$100.00

Course Highlights

  • Presentations and panels from world experts in microsurgery, radiation and medical therapy
  • Focus on advancing multidisciplinary care through novel ideas, research and technological innovation
  • Pre-meeting dissection workshop led by world experts in the field

Abstract Submissions
Abstract Submission for oral or poster presentations is open.  Registration is required for accepted abstracts.    

Additional Information
Visit the course website for additional information

Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities
This course offers the unique sponsorship and exhibit opportunities for companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at this course, please complete the attached exhibit form below and submit to Julie Reed.

Target Audience

The 2019 conference will provide a great opportunity for otolaryngologists, neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, neuroradiologists, plastic and reconstructive surgeons and other healthcare professionals to share their clinical experiences, discuss treatment strategy and introduce their advances in related fields.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the rationale for and give examples of the various treatment strategies available for managing patients with vestibular schwannoma.
  • Construct standardized evidence based protocols for management of patients with vestibular schwannoma that are practical for implementation given the resources in their environment
  • Incorporate new surgical techniques to improve outcomes
  • Recognize if their current practice model provides comprehensive non-biased evidence based medicine during the counseling of patients with vestibular schwannoma
  • Summarize options and identify who may benefit from current facial and hearing rehabilitation strategies

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: 
  • 24.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 24.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
06/18/2019 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
06/21/2019 - 5:00pm
Mayo Civic Center
30 Civic Center Drive SE
Rochester, MN 55904
United States

Travel

Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant. Mayo Clinic School of CPD is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting. Costs incurred by the registrant such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.

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)

AMA

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates the live activity for a maximum of 24.5  AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Credit Breakdown:
General Session:  18 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
Anatomy Lab: 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
 

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

  • 24.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 24.50 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/03/2018
Course expires: 
06/21/2020
 
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