Mayo Clinic Continuing Medical Education courses

July 18, 2019
The Mayo Clinic Division of

Esophageal disease is a rapidly-developing area marked by significant advances in diagnosis, therapy and identification of new diseases. In this continuing medical education activity, a comprehensive approach will be taken to explore these exciting advancements including high-resolution manometry and impedance monitoring, new techniques in endoscopic detection and treatment of Barrett’s esophagus, and insights into new diseases such as eosinophilic esophagitis.

A special feature of this program is a hands-on workshop for interpretation and performance of motility studies, new endoscopic imaging techniques, endoscopic mucosal resection and ablation, and transnasal endoscopy. Participants will rotate through each of the following stations:

  • EMR Cap
  • EMR Ligation
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Endoscopic Closure of Esophageal Perforations: Clips (through scope and over the scope) and Stents
  • Motility (Basic and Advanced)
  • Transnasal Endoscopy

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

  • Summarize principles and interpretation of esophageal high resolution manometry.
  • Recognize current management options in achalasia particularly the role of POEM and menometric classification of achalasia subtypes.
  • Identify appropriate use of diet, drug and dilation therapy in patients with eosinophilic esophagitis.
  • Complete a comprehensive assessment of patients with symptoms of refractory reflux.
  • Identify which patients with refractory GERD are appropriate to refer for surgery.
  • Identify non-endoscopic methods of screening for Barrett’s esophagus and diagnosis and monitoring of eosinophilic esophagitis.
  • Summarize new guidelines in the management of patients with Barrett’s esophagus.

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 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Health Care Professionals: A record of attendance will be provided to other healthcare professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

AAFP Credit
This live activity, 3rd Annual Mayo Clinic Esophageal Diseases Course, with a beginning date of, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Registration Fees
$75 Discount for Early Registration

On/Before 11/4/15 After 11/4/15
Physicians Active in Practice $550 $625
(resident, retired, allied health)
$450 $525

Your registration fee includes tuition, access to the online course syllabus, continental breakfast, break refreshments, and lunch each day. A link to the online syllabus will be sent via email one week prior to the course. This allows you to view, save or print the syllabus before attending the course.

This course includes a hands-on workshop opportunity. Upon completion of your online registration, registrants will receive a survey to identify and rank, in order of preference, the stations in which they would like to participate.

An email confirmation will be sent upon receipt of payment and completed registration. If you do not receive your confirmation, or if you have any questions, please email us or call (480) 301-4580.

No refund will be granted unless a written notice of cancellation is received. If registration must be canceled, tuition less a $75 administrative fee, will be refunded when notification is received on or before November 19, 2015. No refunds will be made after this date.

Although it is not Mayo Clinic’s policy to limit the number of registrants for a course, conference room facilities may necessitate closure of enrollment. Early registration is strongly recommended. Walk-in registrations cannot be guaranteed.

Mayo Clinic will not be responsible for expenses incurred by individuals who are not confirmed for courses with a closed registration status. Costs incurred by the registrant such as airline/hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.

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