Palliative Care 2023 CNE Nursing Conference
This course offers LIVE (in person) and LIVESTREAM (virtual) attendance options.
November 2-3, 2023 - Siebens Building, Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN - Central Time Zone
This CNE conference will explore a variety of topics impacting all members of the healthcare team related to palliative care. Topics include ethics, cultural care, caregiver self-care, difficult discussions, pharmacology, supporting children during parent illness, integrative therapies, experiential learning, sexuality & intimacy, and a caregiver story.
This CNE conference is designed for nurses working in palliative medicine, palliative care, and social workers.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Outline the role of the nurse when providing care for palliative patients
- Identify practical ethics, grief and loss symptoms, and ways to support children in palliative care
- Describe updates in therapies including integrative, pharmacological, cultural, dignity, end of life, sexuality, and caregiver self-care
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.
All times listed are in Central Standard Time
November 2, 2023
|7:00 AM||Registration and Continental Breakfast|
|7:50 AM||Welcome and Announcements|
|8:00 AM||Dignity Therapy: A Narrative Legacy for Patients with Serious Illness||Ellen Wild, RN, CHPN|
|8:45 AM||Cultural Considerations||Kelly Kiker, MSN, RN, Salaheddin Sharif, MB, ChB, PhD, Graciela Porraz Capetillo, Valerie Guimaraes, RN|
|10:15 AM||A Family's Grief Journey||Ann Siverling, MDiv, BCC, MBA, CT; Cory Ingram, MD, MS, FAAHPM; Michael Rysavy, RN, MAN, PHN; Johnna O'Neill, and Carolyn Mueller, LICSW, MSW|
|11:15 AM||Sex and Intimacy in the Palliative Care Setting||Sarah Hancock-Hall, MS, LPCC, CST|
|12:00 PM||Lunch - on your own|
|1:00 PM||Practical Ethics in a Complex World||Lores Vlaminck, MA, BSN, RN ,CHPN|
|2:00 PM||Pharmacology in Palliative Care - A Focus on Pain Management||Leslie Siegel, PharmD, RPh|
|3:15 PM||Befriending the End: Communication, Connection and Caregiving at the End-of-Life||Cathy Wurzer and Mary Lou Falcone|
November 3, 2023
|7:00 AM||Continental Breakfast|
|8:10 AM||Welcome Back|
|8:15 AM||Care for the Caregiver: Evidence Based Methods for Engendering Resilience Among Professional and Family Caregivers||Sherry Chesak, PhD, MS, RN and Susanne Cutshall, DNP, APRN, APHN-BC, NBC-HWC|
|9:15 AM||Incorporating Integrative Therapies into Clinical Practice||Maggie Kruger, DNP, RN, OCN and Abbey Metzger, DNP, RN, CHPN|
|10:30 AM||Supporting Children During A Loved One's Serious Illness||Casey Smith, LICSW, Sydney Bendtsen, MA, CCLS and Grace Fairfax|
|11:30 AM||Experiential Learning - Music Therapy||Christina Wood, MA, MT-BC|
|12:00 PM||Reiki||Maggie Kruger, DNP, RN, OCN and Abbey Metzger, DNP, RN, CHPN|
|12:30 PM||Lunch - on your own|
|1:30 PM||Difficult Decisions for Serious Illness||Lores Vlaminck, MA, BSN, RN, CHPN|
|2:30 PM||Guided Imagery||Maggie Kruger, DNP, RN, OCN and Abbey Metzger, DNP, RN, CHPN|
|3:00 PM||Acupressure for Stress Reduction||Maggie Kruger, DNP, RN, OCN and Abbey Metzger, DNP, RN, CHPN|
|3:30 PM||A Caregiver Love Story||Moderator: Ellen Wild, RN, CHPN|
All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.
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
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 13.50 ANCC contact hours.
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 12.5 clinical continuing education credits.
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.
- 13.50 ANCC
- 9.75 ASWB
- 13.50 Attendance
Cancellation and Refund Policy
Welcome to the Palliative Care 2023 CNE Nursing Conference. Course materials will be available online in the course outline 1 week prior the start of the conference.
Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
A webcam and microphone is required for optimal attendance and participation in the livestream conference.