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Holistic Health and Well-Being - 2021 LIVESTREAM CNE Conference

July 22, 2021 to July 23, 2021

July 22 - 23, 2021 - LIVESTREAM
The 2021 Mayo Clinic Holistic Health and Well-Being Conference will be a unique experience that includes evidence-based overviews of a variety of holistic approaches for mind, body, and spirit well-being. Health promotion and disease prevention are important factors for transforming healthcare. The purpose of this conference is to provide participants with a variety of strategies for self-care which can be incorporated in their practice and inspire whole person care. The latest research on planetary health, sustainable living, anxiety, depression, resilience, mindfulness, stress management, nutrition, and health behavior change will be presented by expert clinicians and researchers.

All sessions will be recorded and available for registered attendees to view through Oct. 23, 2021.

Contact Hours: 14.5

A student discount of $300 registration is available. Please ensure student is selected in your log in profile.
If you are a retired nurse please email to receive a discount code.

Course Director: Denise Rismeyer, MSN, RN, NPD-BC

Poster Abstract Submission Now Open


Target Audience

This livestream CNE course is designed for nurses and other healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify the role of body, mind, and spirit in health and well-being.
  • Discuss current evidence for approaches to holistic health and well-being.
  • Explore self-care practices and methods to incorporate them in a healthcare practice.
  • Experience holistic health and well-being practices from a variety of traditions.

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: 
  • 14.50 ANCC
  • 14.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
07/22/2021 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
07/23/2021 - 5:00pm

Day 1 Thursday July 22, 2021

7:50 a.m.Welcome and Announcements 
8:00 a.m.Planetary Health - A Call for Nursing ActionTeddie Potter
9:00 a.m.Break 
9:10 a.m.Living in Right Relationship with a Living PlanetJamie Harvie
10:10 a.m.Break 
10:20 a.m.Integrative Medicine and Health Approaches
to Anxiety and Depression
Sarah Stinson
11:20 a.m.Break 
11:30a.m.COVID and AcupunctureJessica Frier
To HIIT or Not to HIIT - High Intensity Interval TrainingThom Reick
Meditation for Enhanced ClaritySherry Chesak
12:15 p.m.Lunch Break 
12:45 p.m.Pranic Healing for Practitioner ResiliencyJason Calva
Yoga TherapyMichele Hoffman
The Shamanic JourneyLisa Van Getson
1:30 p.m.Break 
1:40 p.m.

 Growing Health: Food as Medicine

Amy Sapola
2:40 p.m.Break 
2:50 p.m.Self as a HealerLisa Van Getson
3:50 pmBreak 
4:00 p.m.Building Wellness Cultures & Resilient Clinicians for
Maximum ROI & VOI: Evidence-Based Strategies that Work
Bernadette Melnyk
5:15 p.m.Adjourn 


Day 2 Friday July 23, 2021

7:50 a.m.Welcome and Announcements 
8:00a.m.Background and Use of HypnosisSuzanne Candell
9:00 a.m.Break 
9:20 a.m.Resilience From the Inside OutTeri Pipe
10:20 a.m.Break 
10:40 a.m.Search Inside YourselfSheila Judd
11:40 a.m.Lunch Break 
12:00 p.m.Virtual Poster Session 
1:00 p.m.Break 
1:20 p.m.Medical CannabisJon Ebbert
2:20 p.m.Break 
2:40 p.m.Coaching for Capacity: An Emerging NeedNicole Guerton
3:40 p.m.Break 
4:00 p.m.Processing Pandemic GriefJody Nation
5:00 p.m.Adjourn 


This livestream CNE conference will be presented on a customized virtual event platform. Registered participants will have access to the recorded sessions for 3 months after the live conference.

Course Director: Denise Rismeyer, MSN, RN, NPD-BC

Detailed faculty information will be posted soon.


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 14.5 ANCC contact hours. If learners are required to complete something additional besides the Level I evaluation to earn contact hours, add details here on a separate line

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

  • 14.50 ANCC
  • 14.50 Attendance


Please login or register to take this course.

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.

Required Hardware/software

A webcam and microphone is required for optimal attendance and participation in this online course.