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Waugh Auditorium | Phoenix, USA
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Specialty: Gastroenterology
Dates: From Sep, 23, 2017 to Sep, 23, 2017
Location: Phoenix, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 120 to 190 USD
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Waugh Auditorium

PHOENIX, USA Visit the Venue to read more


AMA Credit

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA Credit

This program has been accredited by the American Osteopathic Association for 5.0 credits of AOA Category 2-A.

Continuing Education Credit

Mayo Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Participants can earn 5.0 ANCC nursing contact hours for attendance at the entire conference.

Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 5.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

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  • Nurses
Event Overview
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This course will provide the latest, state-of-the-art information on the diagnosis and management of common disorders such as esophageal strictures, complications of bariatric surgery, functional GI disorders, colon cancer screening, IBD, fatty liver, Hepatitis B and C, in addition to lectures on dermatologic and infectious disease aspects of clinical practice. Course format will offer didactic lectures, panel discussions and interactive Q & A. Active audience participation is strongly encouraged.  

New this year! MOC (Maintenance of Certification) credits and an optional tour of the Proton Beam therapy facility.  Sign up for the Proton Beam Tour using the registration options at the bottom of the page.

This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibiting at this course, please complete Exhibitor Documents and submit to  Kristy Badder.

Target Audience

The intended audience includes gastroenterologists, hepatologists, primary care physicians, nurses and advanced health care practitioners.

Learning Objectives

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


Describe and compare current diagnostic options for colon cancer

Explain innovative endoscopic techniques applicable for IBD evaluation

Identify appropriate tools and techniques for the management of esophageal strictures

Evaluate current recommendations on the evaluation of chest pain

Describe the implications and the management of the superbug emergence

Identify common dermatologic conditions associated with gastrointestinal diseases

Explain the nutritional complications of bariatric surgery

Describe the latest, state-of-the-art experts’ thinking on functional GI diseases


Appraise current and emerging  therapies for cholestatic liver diseases

Assess current concepts in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Review latest therapies for hepatitis B and discern when treatment is indicated

Describe the latest hepatitis C therapy guidelines

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.


Bashar A. Aqel, M.D.

Thomas J. Byrne, M.D.*    

Lucinda A. Harris, M.D.

Russell I. Heigh, M.D.

Keith D. Lindor, M.D.

Cuong C. Nguyen, M.D.*

Robert Orenstein, D.O.

Shabana F. Pasha, M.D.

Jorge Rakela, M.D.  

Francisco C. Ramirez, M.D.

Kevin C. Ruff, M.D.

Amit Sharma, M.D.

Hugo E. Vargas, M.D.

Marcelo F. Vela, M.D.

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Late Registration From: 2017-08-24 To: 0--
On site Registration
Full MD,DO,Ph.D
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Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

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We don’t accept Online Abstracts


Residence Inn Phoenix – Desert View at Mayo Clinic

5655 East Mayo Boulevard

Phoenix, AZ 85054

Call (800) 331-3131 or (480) 563-1500

The Residence Inn Phoenix Desert View at Mayo Clinic is conveniently located on the Mayo Clinic Hospital campus.  A special group rate of $179 (USD), per room/per night, plus applicable state and local taxes, is available before the cut-off date of August 22, 2017 or until the room block is filled. Attendees are responsible for their own reservations. Standard hotel reservation and cancellation policies apply.

To reserve a room, call (800) 331-3131 or (480) 563-1500 and identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic Update in GI-HEP group or Book your group rate for GI-Hep Course online.

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 Dylan Johnson , Mayo Clinic

Phone: 480-301-4580

Fax: 480-301-4580


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 Dylan Johnson , Mayo Clinic

Phone: 480-301-4580

Fax: 480-301-4580


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