17th Bleeding and Thrombosing Diseases Conference and Workshop

Mayo Clinic is committed to taking care of our patients, learners and staff. To prepare for a potential broadeningof the COVID-19 outbreak and to help protect our communities, Mayo Clinic Laboratories is cancelling live conferences through the end of 2020.

Registrants will be contacted by email with conference-specific information.

September 30‒October 2, 2020

Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area
10 E. Center Street
Rochester, MN 55904

Presented by:

  • Mayo Clinic Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine; Special Coagulation Laboratory, Division of Hematopathology, and the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  • Mayo Clinic Laboratories

This Mayo Clinic conference will provide reviews and updates about laboratory and clinical aspects of bleeding and thrombosing disorders. Informational presentations will be supplemented with panel discussions and case presentations, followed by time for participant questions.

Intended Audience

This program is designed for clinicians, pathologists, scientists, nurse practitioners and physician assistants, nurses, and laboratory technologists whose practices include bleeding and thrombosing diseases.


Upon completion of the conference, participants should be able to:

  • Summarize clinical features and laboratory evaluation of congenital and acquired bleeding disorders including hemophilia A and B, hereditary platelet disorders, and von Willebrand disease.
  • Evaluate antibody-mediated prothrombotic disorders such as heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, lupus anticoagulant, and antiphospholipid syndrome.
  • Explain key features of treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE) including options for therapy and care for specialized patient populations with VTE (i.e., cancer patients).
  • Discuss features of the direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) drugs including situations where use is appropriate versus not recommended, and options for DOAC reversal.

Attendance at this Mayo conference does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures that may be discussed or taught in this symposium.


Contact the Education Department at 800-533-1710 or 507-284-3156 or email mcleducation@mayo.edu.



AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™Jointly accredited provider of Inter-professional Continuing Education

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


Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 17.25 Medical Knowledge 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.

Participation information will be shared with ABIM through PARS.

American Academy of Family Physicians

This Live activity, Bleeding and Thrombosing Diseases Conference and Workshop, with a beginning date of 09/13/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 17.25 of 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.


Mayo Medical Laboratories is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program. This program has been approved for 17 P.A.C.E. contact hours. Level of instruction for this program is intermediate.

State of California

Mayo Clinic Laboratories is approved as a Continuing Education Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences for the State of California. This program has been approved for 17 contact hours.

State of Florida

Mayo Clinic Laboratories is approved as a Continuing Education Accrediting Agency for the Clinical Laboratory Sciences for the State of Florida. Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel has designated this program for General-Hematology credit. This program has been approved for 17 contact hours.

Certificate of Attendance—Other Health Care Professionals

A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

Attendees should ensure in advance that their credentialing or licensing organization accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from the sponsor of this activity.



$525: Physicians/Scientists
$450: Residents/Fellows/Allied Health


Attendees registering for both the Bleeding and Thrombosing Diseases and Non-Malignant Hematology Conferences will receive a $100 discount. If interested in attending both conferences, please contact Mayo Clinic Laboratories at (507)284-3156 prior to registering.

Cancellation Policy
If you cancel your participation in this conference on or before September 7, 2020, your registration fee, less a $75 administrative fee, will be refunded. The Mayo Clinic Laboratories Education Department must receive written notification of your cancellation. No refunds will be made after September 7, 2020.

Mayo Clinic Laboratories reserves the right to cancel or postpone any conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event Mayo Clinic Laboratories must cancel or postpone this conference, Mayo Clinic Laboratories will refund the registration fee, but it is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.


Lodging Accommodations

Blocks of rooms have been secured for participants and their guests with special conference rates at the hotels listed below.

Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area.

Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area
10 E. Center Street
Rochester, Minnesota 55904
$259.00 single/double – standard

Hilton Garden Inn Rochester Downtown
225 S. Broadway
Rochester, Minnesota 55904
$189.00 single/double – standard

Lodging and travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Mayo Clinic Laboratories is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting. Costs incurred by the registrant such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.

Rochester, Minnesota, is a friendly city that greets thousands of visitors from around the world each year. The city is served by a modern international airport with multiple flights daily from Chicago, Atlanta, and Minneapolis via American or Delta Airlines. Access to and from the airport is available by taxi, shuttle service, and rental car. The Rochester International Airport (RST) is located approximately 10 miles from downtown, and the Hilton Garden Inn and Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area are both located 15 minutes from the airport.

Attention: Several cities in the United States are named “Rochester.” When you make airline reservations and check your baggage, be sure that your destination is Rochester, Minnesota (RST), and that your baggage has been properly tagged.

For participants flying into the Minneapolis–St. Paul International Airport (MSP), below is additional information regarding shuttle services.

Groome Transportation provides shuttle service between the Minneapolis–St. Paul International Airport (MSP) and Rochester. For reservations, call Groome at 507-280-9270. Check the shuttle schedule.

Rochester Shuttle Service offers 12 daily shuttles serving Mayo Clinic and all Rochester hotels to and from the Minneapolis–St. Paul International Airport (MSP). For reservations, call Rochester Shuttle Service at 507-216-6354 or visit the website.


For companies interested in exhibit opportunities at this conference, please contact Janice Bergquist at bergquist.janice@mayo.edu or 507-266-0430.