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Gastrointestinal Nursing 2021 - Online CNE Conference

This online CNE conference is designed to update the clinical knowledge and skills of those who care for adults with gastroenterology/hepatology diagnoses. Expert faculty will present on multiple topics including diagnostic and treatment innovations, artificial intelligence, ostomies & fistulas, specialty diets, pelvic floor biofeedback, chronic GI pain, and medical marijuana.

Target Audience

This conference is designed for nurses and other healthcare professionals providing care for patients with gastrointestinal diagnoses.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify new and innovative technologies used in gastroenterology
  • Explore a variety of pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments
  • Discuss updates in GI pain management


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: 
  • 6.00 ANCC
  • 6.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

This course will be presented via online recorded presentations. 

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


Michelle Becker, Pharm.D., R.Ph.
Department of Pharmacy
Instructor in Pharmacy
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine & Science
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Opioid Use Considerations in Gastroenterology

Cecilia Boggio, RN
Registered Nurse

Department of Nursing
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Recognizing and Treating Pelvic Floor Dyssynergia
Sunanda Kane, MD, MSPH
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine & Science
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Effect of Marijuana on the GI Tract

Ann Leland, APRN, CNP, DNP
Nurse Practitioner

Department of Surgery
Instructor in Surgery
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine & Science

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Enteric Fistual Management: A Case Based Approach
Madelynn Strong, MS, RDN, CSO, LD
Clinical Dietitian
Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
What Should My Patient Eat? An Introduction to Diets for Gastrointestinal Health

Connie Luedtke, MA, RN-BC
Ambulatory Nurse Manager
Pain Rehabilitation Center
Assistant Professor in Nursing
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine & Science
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN


Chronic GI Pain Problems - Helping Patients Understand What Is Going On In Their Body and What To Do About It!

Cadman Leggett, MD
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Assistant Professor of Medicine, College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Artificial Intelligence in Gastroenterology










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.




Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 6.0 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


 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

  • 6.00 ANCC
  • 6.00 Attendance


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Cancellation and Refund Policy

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.

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