Clinical Innovation & Entrepreneurship 2024 CNE Nursing Conference

Phoenix, AZ US
March 4, 2024

This conference is offered in person
Arizona Time Zone 
*See Program tab for accurate schedule*

March 4, 2024 - Mayo Clinic, Waugh Auditorium - Phoenix, AZ - Arizona time zone

This conference provides coaching on the development of an innovative healthcare idea. Participants will learn about entrepreneurship and startup development through exemplar scenarios, customer discovery exercises, value mapping, and idea-based business development. This conference is designed to train participants in their entrepreneurial development and provide a deeper understanding of the culture of entrepreneurship as well as tools and resources that facilitate the development of a startup.

**A discounted rate is available for Arizona State University attendees. Email for a registration code**

Target Audience

This conference is designed for all healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Outline lean startup methodology
  • Identify the process for problem ideation and solution generation
  • Describe how to conduct customer discovery and value fit
  • Demonstrate a pitch presentation


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: 
  • 7.25 ANCC
  • 7.25 Attendance
Event starts: 
03/04/2024 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
03/04/2024 - 5:00pm
DateArizona Time ZoneSessionFaculty
March 4, 20247:00am - 7:40amRegistration and Breakfast 
7:40am Welcome and Announcements 
7:45 amWelcome to Arizona Mayo ClinicDr. Grey/ASU Rep
8:00am - 9:15amNursing Innovation & EntrepreneurshipRebecca Love, RN, MSN, FIEL
9:15am - 9:45amOverview Arizona Nursing Innovation HighlightsMarialena Murphy, MSN, MHA, RN, NEA-BC
9:45am - 10:15amBreak 
10:15am - 12:15pmWorkshop Part 1 Annapoorna (Anu)Sreedhar, PhD
12:15pm - 1:15pmLunch 
1:15pm - 2:15pmEmpowering Nurses to Pursue Innovations & EntrepreneurshipRobert Anderson, APRN, CNP, DNP
2:15pm - 3:15pmWorkshop Part 2Annapoorna (Anu)Sreedhar, PhD
3:15pm - 3:45pmBreak 
3:45pm - 5:15pmWorkshop Pitch-previous winners Annapoorna (Anu)Sreedhar, PhD


Mayo Clinic
5779 E Mayo Blvd
Waugh Auditorium, Side A & B
Phoenix, AZ 85054
United States


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 7.25 ANCC contact 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

  • 7.25 ANCC
  • 7.25 Attendance


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Cancellation and Refund Policy

Welcome to the Clinical Innovation & Entrepreneurship 2024 CNE Nursing Conference. Course materials will be available at the registration check-in an hour before the start of the conference or online.

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to

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.