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TSAM® Consultation With Experts - September 2022 LIVESTREAM CNE Course

September 14, 2022

This livestream CNE course is designed for learners who have completed the TSAM® Essentials Online CNE Course Series and want more dedicated time with TSAM® experts to provide feedback on strategies, tools, and resources during the implementation process. Registration is limited for each session to allow individualized discussion.

Target Audience

This CNE course is designed for learners who have completed the  TSAM™ Essentials Online CNE Course Series. 

*This course is for non Mayo Clinic learners.


Learning Objectives

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

  • Update teaching/learning tools of the TSAMTM model for implementation at your organization.
  • Troubleshoot barriers that may arise during the implementation process.


Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 ANCC
  • 2.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
09/14/2022 - 11:30am
Event ends: 
09/14/2022 - 1:30pm


Wednesday, September 14, 202211:30am - 1:30pm U.S. Central Time
Update tools and resources for TSAM® implementation at your organization
Trouble shoot barriers

This TSAM® course is only presented via an online Zoom meeting.

 TSAM® Faculty

M. Ellen Joswiak, DNP, NPD-BC

Ms. Joswiak is a Nursing Education Specialist currently supporting surgical inpatient and outpatient clinical areas. Ms. Joswiak graduated from Augsburg University in Minneapolis, Minnesota with a Doctorate in Nursing Practice in 2017. Ms. Joswiak is an Assistant Professor of Nursing in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Previously, Ms. Joswiak was an adjunct faculty at Augsburg University and Luther College teaching in the undergraduate nursing program. Ms. Joswiak has worked as a staff nurse for 21 years in various settings including ICU, telemetry and surgical nursing. Ms. Joswiak is board certified in Nursing Professional Development and has a passion for curriculum development, novice nurse transition, evaluation methodology, and evidence based practice and innovation. Ms. Joswiak has presented on the Tiered Skills Acquisition Model™ for clinical orientation locally, regionally and nationally.

Dawn M. Nelson, MS, RN, NPD-BC

Dawn M. Nelson is a Nursing Education Specialist and Assistant Professor of Nursing for the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN where she has worked for 33 years. Ms. Nelson currently coordinates the Department of Nursing Preceptor and Mentorship Programs. Prior to this, she supported the Hematology/Oncology/Blood and Marrow Transplant Specialty as a Nursing Education Specialist, worked as a Discharge Planning Specialist and as a staff nurse in the Pediatric, Occupational Health and Surgical specialties. She has also served as adjunct faculty at Winona State University and the University of Minnesota. Ms. Nelson received her BSN in 1988 from Bethel University in St. Paul and her MS from Winona State University in 1998. She is board certified in Nursing Professional Development and has presented on the Tiered Skills Acquisition Model™ for clinical orientation locally, regionally, and nationally.


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

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 2.00 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 professional associations.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 ANCC
  • 2.00 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. Refunds will be made using the same method as the original payment.


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Required Hardware/software

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