Heart Failure Nursing Conference

Siebens Building, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota



Monday, April 29, 2019 

Registration for this course is currently at capacity. Please send an email to cne@mayo.edu if you would like to be placed on the waiting list.

Heart failure is a prevalent disease process with debilitating symptoms and costly implications. This half-day conference will highlight key management strategies for nurses and health care providers with relevant clinical case studies.  The focus will be on topics to facilitate optimal patient care and outcomes.

Conference goals:

  • Identify heart failure and pulmonary hypertension clinical presentation
  • Describe appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic strategies
  • Correlate the link between evidence-based knowledge and patient care

Intended Audience:

This conference is designed for registered nurses, social workers, and all other healthcare professionals interested in the care of cardiac, neurological, and vascular patients.

Date and Location:

This conference will be held on April 29 in, Siebens Building, Mayo Clinic, 100 Second Avenue SW, Rochester, Minnesota.

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. (Plus Magnet logo)



11:00 a.m.
Registration, Coffee and Exhibits
11:40 a.m.
Welcome and Announcements
11:45 a.m.
Heart Failure Basics
Paul McKie, MD
12:30 p.m.
One Man's Journey
Kelly Zimmerman, BSN, RN
12:45 p.m.
Non-Pharmacologic Management in Heart Failure
Sara Severson, MS, APRN, CNP
1:30 p.m.
Nursing Clinical Case Study
Carolyn Devens, RN
1:45 p.m.
Break with Refreshments and Exhibits
2:00 p.m.
Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction
Barry Karon, MD
2:45 p.m.
Heart Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension
Hilary DuBrock, MD
3:30 p.m.
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension - The Window of Opportunity, A Case Study
Diane Bray, BSN, RN
3:45 p.m.
Aortic Stenosis
Carrie Sanvick, BS, RN
4:30 p.m.

Registration Details

Register before April 8, 2019 

The conference registration fee of $90 includes instructional materials and break refreshments. Pre-registration is required, and preferred by April 8, 2019.

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 April 8, 2019 (email: cne@mayo.edu). No refunds will be made on or after April 8, 2019.

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.



You must complete the evaluation and claim your certificate to earn contact hours.


Participants can earn up to 4.5 ANCC nursing contact hours for attendance at the conference, commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity and completion of the evaluation. 

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. 

Lodging and Parking


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:

Doubletree by Hilton Rochester - Mayo Clinic Area

Rochester Marriott Mayo Clinic Area

Hilton Garden Inn


Hotels that offer a complimentary shuttle service:

Centerstone Plaza Hotel Soldiers Field

Comfort Inn and Suites


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.


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