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8th Annual Acute Care of the Complex Hospitalized Patient for NPs & PAs
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2/12/2020 to 2/15/2020
When: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Where: 8th Annual Acute Care of the Complex Hospitalized Patient for NPs & PAs
The Scottsdale Plaza Resort, Arizona 
United States
Contact: Cathy Schilling

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Description: As hospital care models continue to evolve; NPs and PAs are playing an increasingly vital role in the care delivery of hospitalized patients. This conference focuses on providing the most up-to-date, evidence-based guidelines and treatment pathways necessary to optimally care for hospitalized patients. The course covers topics in critical care, hospital general medicine, surgery, neurology, hematology, cardiology, psychology, pain management and other medical subspecialties and features multiple options for skills workshops to further tailor the educational needs of NPs and PAs.

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Course Highlights:

  • Contemporary, guideline-based best practices
  • Case-based presentations with common clinical dilemmas
  • Diagnostic and treatment algorithms
  • Practicing healthcare provider faculty
  • AMA, AAPA and ANCC credits
  • 10.75 hours designated pharmacology content (7.50 general session, 3.25 workshop)
  • Welcome Reception February 12th, 2020

Target Audience

This course is designed for hospitalists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, advance practice nurses, registered nurses, allied health professionals, physicians and residents.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this course, the learner should be able to : 

  • Describe a rational approach to assessment and management of the high acuity hospitalized patient.
  • Formulate an action plan based on scientific rationale, evidence-based standards of care, and practice guidelines.
  • Initiate appropriate and timely consultation and/or referral when necessary.
  • Describe assessment, current guidelines and drug therapies for VTE.
  • Explain heart failure management in complex hospitalized patients.

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.