April 2 - 4, 2015 - Atlantis, Paradise Island, 1 Casino Drive, Paradise Island, Bahamas

Course Directors: Rihal, Charanjit S., M.D. Bruce, Charles J., M.D. Rakesh M.Suri, M.D., D.Phil.

Guest Course Directors: Gregg W. Stone, M.D. Martin B. Leon, M.D. 

Expert faculty will use a case-based format that will enable you to set up a heart team and multidisciplinary interventional program. This clinically oriented course will highlight innovations and recent developments in valvular and structural heart disease interventions. The course will review what you need to know regarding imaging and state-of-the-art treatment for aortic stenosis, mitral regurgitation, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and left atrial appendage closure. Other challenging clinical problems, such as paravalvular regurgitation and patent foramen ovale closure will also be discussed.

Registration Fee

MD, PhD, DO, PharmD$795.00
Fellow, Resident, RN, NP, PA$695.00

The registration fee includes tuition, an electronic course syllabus, continental breakfasts, break refreshments and welcome reception.

Although it is not Mayo Clinic Division of Cardiovascular Diseases policy to limit the number of registrants for a course, conference room facilities may necessitate closing of enrollment; therefore, early registration is advised.

A letter of confirmation is sent upon receipt of payment and completed registration form. Please present the confirmation letter when checking in at the meeting registration desk.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Review current strategies for repair or replacement of the mitral valve
  • Assess the need for aortic valve replacement as well as emerging interventional procedure options for the treatment of aortic stenosis
  • Identify appropriate hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients for septal alcohol ablation
  • Describe current diagnosis and treatment of pericardial disease and whom to select for surgery
  • Identify strategies for patent foramen ovale and atrial septal defect closure
  • Describe techniques to obliterate the left atrial appendage percutaneously  

Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Credit Information

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Core Competencies

  • Medical Knowledge
  • Patient care
  • Practice based learning and improvement
Course summary
Available credit:16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
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