Microvascular Surgery Skills Training - June 18 – 22, 2018

Rochester, MN US
June 18, 2018 to June 22, 2018

If interested in attending, please contact:
William J. Anding

Instructor of Microsurgery
Email or 507-284-8313

Course Directors:Allen T. Bishop, M.D., Steven L. Moran, M.D., Alexander Y. Shin, M.D.

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.

Registration Fee: $1,875.00

Course Brochure


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 conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Establish the skills necessary for the successful completion of end-to-end arterial and venous anastomoses, end-to-side anastomoses and their proper application.
  • Integrate the skills practiced in the microvascular surgery training center to increase competency in the operating theater to decrease mistakes that lead to flap or tissue necrosis.
  • Compare recent advances in microvascular surgery such as coupling devices and neurotubes for nerve coaptation to hand sewing techniques.

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: 
  • 35.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Event starts: 
06/18/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
06/22/2018 - 5:00pm
Stabile Building
Mayo Clinic
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55902
United States

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.



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.

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


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Cancellation and Refund Policy: 

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to cme@mayo.edu.  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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