LPN Clinical Practice Review

LPN Clinical Practice Review

LPN Clinical Practice Review

Siebens Building, Phillips Hall, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota




Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The 2017 LPN Clinical Practice Review is designed to share clinical updates on a variety of topics, impacting all ages, across the continuum of care. This clinical review course applies to LPNs practicing in a variety of settings, both inpatient and outpatient.


  • Identify the impact of prevention and screening on patient outcomes
  • Discuss why good communication skills are essential for optimal patient care
  • Discuss technology advances relating to proton beam therapy

Intended Audience:

This conference is designed for licensed practical nurses and other healthcare providers who work in a variety of settings and desire a clinical update.

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.

View the conference postcard here

Registration Details

Register before Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The conference registration fee of $145 includes instructional materials, breakfast, and break refreshments. Lunch will be on your own. Pre-registration is required and preferred by Wednesday, September 27, 2017.

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 September 27, 2017 (email: cne@mayo.edu). No refunds will be made on or after September 27, 2017.

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, October 18, 2017

7:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
7:30 a.m. Welcome and Announcements
7:45 a.m.

Frequently Asked Questions about PTSD

Walter B. Franz III, MD

8:45 a.m.

Dermatological Conditions Seen In the Primary Setting

Gabriel F. Sciallis, MD

9:30 a.m. Break with refreshments
9:45 a.m.

Parkinson Disease and Parkinsonism: Diagnosis and Management 

Rodolfo Savica, MD, PhD

10:30 a.m.

Migraine: It’s Just a Headache, Right?

Kenneth M. Brooks, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

11:15 a.m. Lunch (on your own)
12:15 p.m.

Gastrointestinal Procedures and Indications

Thoetchai (Bee) Peeraphatdit, MD

1:00 p.m.

Proton Therapy

Kristi A. Klein, BSN, RN, OCN

1:30 p.m.

Vaccines for Adults--Updates for 2017 and Strategies for Success

Robert M. Jacobson, MD, FAAP

2:30 p.m. Break with refreshments
2:45 p.m.

Effective Communication in Healthcare: How to Communicate With Even the Most Challenging Patients

Darryl S. Chutka, MD

3:45 p.m.

Being Practical

Nick Mezacappa

4:45 p.m. Adjourn



Participants can earn up to 7.5 ANCC nursing contact hours for attendance at the conference, commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity, and completion of the evaluation.

Mayo Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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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