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Mayo Clinic Wound Symposium 2020 - General Session

Rochester, MN US
February 26, 2020 to February 28, 2020

Course Directors: Karen L. Andrews, M.D., Brianna M. Skrukrud, APRN, C.N.P., Danielle T. Vlazny, P.A.-C., M.S., Jennifer L. Wolforth, R.N., C.W.O.C.N.

This symposium is designed to provide the latest diagnostic and treatment strategies for comprehensive wound management. The program is multidisciplinary with faculty representing various wound-related fields. Multiple educational formats will be used, including interactive workshops, hands-on demonstrations, educational sessions, and case presentations that offer comprehensive wound-management strategies (from basics to high-level). The symposium will meet the continuing education needs of a range of wound care providers, from novices to experts.

Registration Fees
General Session (In-Person)
Physician and Scientist$650
CNP, PA, Nurse, Physical Therapist, Resident, Fellow, Allied Health Professional, Pedorthist, Retiree$550


Target Audience

Physicians, pedorthists, podiatrists, physical therapists, dietitians, advanced practice providers (NP/PA, RN, CNS, LPN, etc.), and others who care for patients with chronic wounds.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify the principles underlying the care of chronic wounds
  • Describe systemic factors that may impair healing
  • Describe specific diagnostic tests related to wound assessment 
  • Discuss pressure ulcer injury, prevention, staging, and management
  • Discuss offloading and management of neuropathic wounds
  • Describe interventions which can contribute to healing or prevention of venous wounds
  • Discuss surgical revascularization and debridement
  • Discuss acute interventions to stop bleeding
  • Describe best practices to treat soft tissue infection while practicing antibiotic stewardship

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: 
  • 17.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 17.50 ANCC
  • 17.50 Attendance
  • 17.50 PT
Event starts: 
02/26/2020 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
02/28/2020 - 5:00pm
Parent activity set: 


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Mayo Clinic
200 1st Street SW
Leighton Auditorium - Siebens Building
Rochester, MN 55905
United States


Rochester, Minnesota, greets thousands of visitors from around the world each year. The city is serviced by an international airport with multiple flights daily via American or 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 Mayo Clinic campus.

Mayo Clinic’s appointed travel company, Ultramar Travel, is available to assist with your travel arrangements. To make your reservation, phone Ultramar Travel toll-free at 1-866-629-6885. Additional hotel information can be found on the Experience Rochester website.

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.

Travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual 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):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.50 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 live activity for a maximum of 17.50 ANCC nursing contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physical Therapy
Co-sponsored 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 17.50 hours of credit per Minnesota Physical Therapy Rules 5601.2400, 5601.2500.

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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.

Available Credit

  • 17.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 17.50 ANCC
  • 17.50 Attendance
  • 17.50 PT


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