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Pediatric Nursing 2021 Online CNE Conference

This online CNE conference is designed to provide education to nurses caring for pediatric patients in all care settings. Topics include eating disorders, autism spectrum disorder, addressing vaccine hesitancy, and care of transgender/gender non-conforming pediatric patients. 

Target Audience

This online CNE conference is designed for nurses and other healthcare professionals who care for pediatric populations in acute, ambulatory, and community-based settings.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe health effects and behaviors seen with eating disorders in pediatric patients.
  • Identify signs and symptoms of autism spectrum disorder.
  • Outline methods to address vaccine hesitancy.
  • Discuss the nurse's role and importance of gender-affirming 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.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.75 ANCC
  • 2.75 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


Jocelyn Lebow, PhD, ABPP, 
Consultant - Psychology
Integrated Behavorial Health
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Megan Dubbels, RN, CLC
Staff Nurse
Community Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Barbara (Niki) McIlrath, RN
Staff Nurse
Community Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Identification, Intervention, and Impact on Mood

Ann (Annie) Redlin, RN
RN Care Coordinator
Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Jenny Czapiewski, RN
RN Care Coordinator
Pediatric Development & Behavioral 
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Autism 101

Tami Omdahl, MSN, RN, NE-BC, CPN
Nurse Manager
General Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Rebecca Spee, MAN, RN, CDE
Nurse Manager
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Creating a Safe Zone in Healthcare: C.A.R.E. Approach

Robert M. Jacobson, MD, FAAP
Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Primary Care Immunization Program,
Primary Care in Southeast Minnesota
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

How to Address Vaccine Hesitancy


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 2.75 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

  • 2.75 ANCC
  • 2.75 Attendance


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