Wednesday-Friday, July 18-20, 2018
The 2018 Mayo Holistic Health and Well-Being Conference will be a unique experience that includes evidence-based overviews of health and well-being approaches for mind, body, and spirit. Health promotion and disease prevention are important for transforming healthcare; this conference will introduce participants to several strategies for self-care and for engaging patients in health and wellness. The latest research on stress management and resilience, nutrition, movement, and health behavior change will be presented by expert clinicians and researchers. This conference will offer lectures and experiential sessions on a variety of holistic well-being practices.
- Identify the role of body, mind, and spirit in health and wellness
- Discuss current background for approaches to holistic health and wellness
- Explore holistic wellness practices for self-care and for engaging in conversations with patients
- Experience a variety of holistic wellness practices
The pre-conference workshops and conference are designed for nurses and other healthcare professionals interested in holistic wellness.
About the provider:
Mayo Clinic’s mission is to inspire hope and contribute to health and well-being by providing the best care to every patient through integrated clinical practice, education, and research.
Mayo Continuing Nursing Education conducts educational conferences that will advance nursing practice.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, has been granted Magnet® Recognition for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Register before Wednesday, June 27, 2018
The conference registration fee of $325 includes instructional materials, breakfast on Thursday and Friday, and break refreshments. Lunch will be on your own.
No partial/one-day registrations will be accepted.
Out of respect for conference participants, children are restricted from the conference.
If you cancel your participation in this conference, your registration fee, less an administration fee, will be refunded when written notification is received by Mayo Continuing Nursing Education before Wednesday, June 27, 2018 (email: email@example.com). No refunds will be made on or after June 27, 2018.
Mayo Continuing Nursing Education reserves the right to cancel or postpone any conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event Mayo Continuing Nursing Education must cancel or postpone this conference, Mayo Continuing Nursing Education will refund the registration fee, but is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
|12:15 p.m.||Welcome and Announcements|
Health - A Dispach from "Healthcare"
Victor M. Montori, MD
Anti-Inflammatory Diet: What's All the Buzz?
Lisa M. Dierks, MFCS, RDN, LD
|2:30 p.m.||Break and refreshments|
Dear Body Love Me
Jacquelyn B. Fletcher, MFA
Thursday, July 19, 2018
|7:00 - 7:45 a.m.||Optional Yoga sessions available at DAHLC (pre-registration required)|
|8:00 a.m.||Breakfast and Registration|
Going Upstream to Talk About Vitamins, Minerals, and Nutraceuticals
Amy Sapola, PharmD
|9:45 a.m.||Travel break and refreshments|
|10:15 a.m.||Concurrent Session I|
11: Pediatric Integrative Medicine
Maura Fitzgerald, MS, APRN, CNS
12: Exploring Spirituality
Corinne A. Thul
13: A Brief Introduction to Ayurveda - The Ancient Medicine of India
|11:00 a.m.||Travel break|
|11:15 a.m.||Concurrent Session II|
21: Live Well: Managing Chronic Conditions
Nicole M. Burow, MCHES ®, NBC-HWC
22: Resiliency: Building Your Reserves
Laura A. Peterson, MA, BSN, RN, NBC-HWC, RYT
23: Laughter, Love, and Mindfulness
Amy L. Kuth, MA, NBC-HWC
|12:00 p.m.||Lunch (on your own)|
|1:15 p.m.||Concurrent Session III|
31: The Scientific Benefits of Meditation
Sherry S. Chesak, PhD, RN
32: Getting in Rhythm With Cardiac Wellness
Lynette G. Stuart-Mullen, APRN, CNS, MSN
33: Animal Assisted Therapy
Jessica M. Smidt
|2:00 p.m.||Travel break and refreshments|
Moral Distress, Moral Resilience, Ethical Climate, and the Crisis of Meaning in Nursing Work
Benjamin C. Hickox, RN
How Nature Heals
Jean M. Larson, PhD, CTRS
Keeping a Baby Boomer Buff
Edward R. Laskowski, MD
Friday, July 20, 2018
|6:30 a.m.-7:15 a.m.||Optional Yoga sessions available at DAHLC (pre-registration required)|
Native American Healing and Meditative Drumming
Lisa M. Van Getson, APRN, DNP, CNP
Fundamentals of Functional Medicine
Shelley P. Ahrens, DNP, MS, CNP, RN
|10:00 a.m.||Break and refreshments|
Spirituality, Connection, and Authenticity
Roberto P. Benzo, MD
Participants can earn up to 13.75 ANCC nursing contact hours for attendance at the conference, commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity and completion of the evaluation.
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.
Lodging and Parking
A block of rooms have been reserved for conference participants and their guests at the Doubletree by Hilton Rochester - Mayo Clinic Area (507-281-8000) at a rate of $159 per night. To ensure accomodations, please make your reservation by Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Reservation requests made after this date will be accepted on a space available basis.
Most hotels in the area are either connected to the conference facility via skyway and walking subway or offer a complimentary shuttle service to Mayo Clinic campus.
Hotels connected via skyway/walking subway:
Hotels that offer a complimentary shuttle service:
See the Rochester Convention & Visitors Bureau for a guide to more lodging options in Rochester, MN.
View a map indicating the location of downtown parking facilities. The cost of parking is not included in the registration fee.
Healthy Living Classes and Spa
Optional Healthy Living classes will be offered on Thursday and Friday morning prior to the conference start time. Rejuvenate Spa will be open to help you unwind after a day of learning.
Start your day off with a Healthy Living Class in physical activity or resiliency. Offerings will be announced in May 2018.
Call for class information and pricing after May 15, 2018
Enjoy an array of esthetic treatments and integrative therapies designed to improve your quality of life. All services are delivered by licensed and certified professionals with extensive experience in esthetics, massage, and wellness.
Call for appointment availability after March 1, 2018