Microvascular Surgery Skills Training Course April 1 - 3, 2024

Rochester, MN US
April 1, 2024 to April 3, 2024


Course Directors -Steven L. Moran, M.D.

April 1 - 3, 2024

Mayo Clinic’s Microvascular Surgery Skills Training Course is a five-day program focused on skill development in the use of microvascular surgical techniques. Limited to four attendees per session, the course allows each attendee to receive extensive, individualized training. The instruction incorporates demonstrations, microvascular skills practice and detailed handouts. Attendees will work with the course instructor to schedule a week that is both convenient and well-suited to individual skills.

Target Audience

This course is designed for practicing surgeons, residents and fellows in surgery programs that utilize microvascular procedures. In addition, physician assistants, research personnel and other members of the surgical team assisting in microvascular procedures will also benefit.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Demonstrate the skills necessary for the successful completion of end to end arterial and venous anastomoses.
  • Review recent advances in microvascular surgery such as coupling devices and neurotubes for nerve coaptation to hand sewing techniques.
  • Demonstrate microvascular surgery training to increase competency in the operating theater to decrease mistakes that lead to flap or tissue necrosis.
  • Demonstrate the skills necessary for the successful completion of end to side anastomoses.

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.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 35.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 35.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
04/01/2024 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
04/03/2024 - 5:00pm
Mayo Clinic Rochester - Stabile Building
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55901
United States

All travel and lodging expenses 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 35.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be available 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 to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 35.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 35.00 Attendance


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