Orthopedic 2023 Live (In-Person) CNE Nursing Conference

October 19, 2023 to October 20, 2023

This conference is offered in person
Arizona Time Zone

October 19-20, 2023 - Mayo Clinic, Waugh Auditorium - Phoenix, AZ - Arizona time zone

The 2023 Orthopedic Nursing Conference will explore a variety of topics impacting orthopedic patients in a fast-paced, ever-changing world of healthcare. We will present a variety of topics including regenerative medicine, health disparities in pain management, trending surgical procedures, nurse research, and pediatric orthopedic oncology with a patient story.

Target Audience

This conference is designed for nurses, physical therapists and all other healthcare professionals involved in the care of orthopedic patients.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify updates in orthopedic treatment options
  • Outline the nurse role in research
  • Describe nursing considerations caring for pediatric orthopedic patients
  • List two benefits of orthopedic nursing certification

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: 
  • 13.50 ANCC
  • 13.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
10/19/2023 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
10/20/2023 - 6:00pm

Day 1 October 19, 2023

Arizona TimeSession TitleFaculty
7:00 a.m.Registration, Breakfast and Exhibitors 
7:55 a.m. Welcome and Announcements 
8:00 a.m.The Role of the Orthopedic Nurse in Evidence Based Practice (EBP), Quality Improvement and Research.

Annie Rose Manuel, 
Ivona Ekeroth, 
Christine Aliory, 

9:00 a.m.Regenerative Medicine in the Outpatient SettingJohn Tokish, MD
Steven Poon, MD, CAQSM
10:00 a.m.Break with Exhibitors 
10:30 a.m.Trend to Outpatient and Total Joints (Adult Recon) & Care at HomeHenry D. Clarke, MD
Josh Bingham, MD
Christine Aliory, CNS
12:00 p.m.Lunch with Exhibitors 
1:00 p.m.Orthopedic Oncology (Pediatric Topic & Radiation Onc.)Krista A. Goulding, MD
Meagan E. Tibbo, MD
Tamara Z. Vern-Gross, DO
2:30 p.m.Break with Exhibitors 
3:00 p.m. Pediatric Oncology & Orthopedics-Child Life SpecialistHaley Herdman
3:45 p.m. Patient Story- Pediatric Patient StoryKayley Conrad
4:45 p.m.Adjourn 

Day 2 October 20, 2023

Arizona TimeSession TitleFaculty
7:00 a.m.Registration, Breakfast and Exhibitor 
7:45 a.m.Welcome and Announcements 
7:50 a.m.Let's Talk about that Test! (and beyond)Jessica Alger, MSN-INF, RN, ONC
9:00 a.m.NOHARM: Healing After Surgery  An NIH-Funded Pragmatic Trial for Surgical Pain CareJon C. Tilburt, MD
Sue Cutshall, DNP, APRN, CNS
10:00 a.m.Break with Exhibitors 
10:30 a.m.Acute Pain Management in Patients on Chronic Opioids (Pre-Recorded)Oludare O. Olatoye, MD
11:15 a.m.Pearls from Physical and Occupational Therapy in Acute Orthopedic Setting

Marty Tuma, PT, DPT
Sarika Pandey, OTD, OTR/L

12:15 p.m.Lunch with Exhibitors 
1:15 p.m.Distal Femur Fractures: Prioritize Mobility to Optimize OutcomesKrystin Hiddden, MD
2:00 p.m.Break with Exhibitors 
2:15 p.m.Leader in Humanities in MedicineShelley Noland, MD
3:15 p.m. It's Been a Good Run: A Commitment to Well-being Can Help Make This True Every DayKeith Jones, MA
4:15 p.m.Adjourn 
Mayo Clinic
5779 E Mayo Blvd
Waugh Auditorium, Side A & B
Phoenix, AZ
United States


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

Hilton North Scottsdale at Cavasson
7965 E Cavasson boulevard
Scottsdale AZ, 85255

A block of rooms is reserved for this conference. Please make your reservations online or by phone 1-480-648-1500. Please book rooms by Monday September 18, 2023. 

Room Rates
1 King Bed- $239
2 Queen Beds- $239

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

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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 enduring activity for a maximum of  13.50 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

  • 13.50 ANCC
  • 13.50 Attendance

If you are interested in being an exhibitor for this conference please contact Noella Lund, lund.noella@mayo.edu for more information.


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Cancellation and Refund Policy

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to cne@mayo.edu.

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.