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38th Annual Geriatric Care In-Person Conference

Rochester, MN US
June 29, 2022

This conference offers LIVE (in person) and LIVESTREAM attendance options.

This live CNE conference is designed to provide an overview of advancements in caring for geriatric patient populations.  Expert panels and case scenarios will focus on telehealth, taking a medication history and sleep issues.  The latest developments in Alzheimer’s treatments, wound care, and COVID in the elderly will also be highlighted.  

**This conference offers MN Board of Executives for Nursing Home Administrators continuing education credits.

 *COVID Guidelines for attendance at in-person conferences*

To protect our communities, learners, and staff, effective September 1, 2021, all Mayo Clinic live (in-person) conference attendees must provide proof of vaccination prior to admission into the conference.

 Conference attendees must also complete COVID-19 testing within 72 hours or less of the event start date and provide attestation that a negative test result was received OR provide attestation that a lab-confirmed positive COVID-19 test result was received within the previous 90 days, that it has been at least 10 days since the positive test, and that you are currently asymptomatic.

Target Audience

This live CNE conference is designed for healthcare professionals who care for geriatric patients in acute, long-term, and home care settings including registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, social workers, nursing home administrators, and nurse practitioners.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify new, emerging treatments for care of older adult patients
  • Describe the important role of nursing in team-based care of older
  • List three ways nurses can optimize the function and safety of older adults
  • Recognize signs and symptoms of nurse burnout in self and colleagues and implement preventive strategies


Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.75 ANCC
  • 6.75 Attendance
Event starts: 
06/29/2022 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
06/29/2022 - 4:45pm
7:00 amRegistration, Breakfast, Exhibits 
7:50 amWelcome and Announcements 
8:00 amCOVID, Frailty, and Skilled Nursing Facility Care: What Have We Learned?Gregory J. Hanson, MD
9:00 amAssisted Living Licensure in MN - What Has Changed?Lores Vlaminck, MA, BSN, RN, CHPN, LALD
10:00 amBreak and Exhibits 
10:30 amAging in PlaceVictoria C. Walston, MD
11:00 amAssessing the Older DriverLarisa J. Hill, MD, MPH
11:30 amLunch and Exhibits 
12:30 pmTaking a Medication HistoryDarryl S. Chutka, MD and Garrett Schramm, PharmD, RPh
1:00 pmSleep Problems in the ElderlyDarryl S. Chutka, MD
1:30 pmUpdate on Alzheimer's Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment AdvancesRonald C. Petersen, MD, PhD
2:15 pmBreak and Exhibits 
2:45 pmWound Care for the Older AdultStephanie R. Cunningham-Gregor, RN, ACNS-BC and Carla A. Lindquist, RN, CWCN
3:15 pmTelemedicine in our Pandemic World and BeyondNatalie Mohammad, APRN, CNP; Mollie J. Flynn, BSN, RN; Gregory D. Focht, BSN, RN and Darryl S. Chutka, MD
4:00 pmSMART: Stress Management and Resiliency TrainingDebbie L. Fuehrer, MA, LPCC
4:45 pmAdjourn 
Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area
10 East Center Street
Rochester, MN 55904
United States
+1 (507) 258-5757

All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Course Director:

Denise Rismeyer, MSN, RN, NPD-BC

Nursing Education Specialist-Continuing Nursing Education Program

Assistant Professor of Nursing, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

Department of Nursing

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

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.


Credit Statements
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 6.75 ANCC contact hours.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MN Board of Executives for Nursing Home Administrators designates this activity for a maximum of 6.75 BENHA clock hours.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

Available Credit

  • 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.75 ANCC
  • 6.75 Attendance

If you are interested in being an exhibitor or featured sponsor, send an email to our CNE conference coordinator Megan Hylland.


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If the cancellation is made prior to the start of the activity, a refund less an administration fee of $25 will be issued. If the cancellation is made after the start of the activity, no refund will be issued. All refunds will be made using the same method as the original payment.


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