Medical Surgical Nursing Review Course

Siebens Building, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

10/23/2019 - 10/24/2019


Wednesday and Thursday, October 23-24, 2019

Mayo Continuing Nursing Education is pleased to announce the Medical Surgical Nursing Review Course for  2019. This course is designed to assist in preparation for a nursing certification exam; however, it can also serve as a refresher course. Expert faculty  will provide a review of the most current national treatment guidelines and recommendations for best practices in the care of medical and surgical adult patients.


  • Describe essential components of care for medical and surgical patients
  • Identify predisposing risk factors affecting surgical patients and those with medical diseases
  • Review current pharmacologic and treatment strategies
  • Apply evidence-based recommendations for care practices across the continuum


Intended Audience:

This course is designed for nurses practicing in medical and surgical settings across the continuum of care.

Date and Location:

This conference will be held on October 23-24, 2019 in Leighton Auditorium, 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.

Registration Details

Register before October 2, 2019 

The conference registration fee of $290 includes instructional materials, breakfast, and break refreshments. Lunch will be on your own. Pre-registration is required, and preferred by October 2, 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 October 2, 2019 (email: No refunds will be made on or after October 2, 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.


Wednesday, October 23, 2019
7:00 a.m.
Registration and Coffee
7:40 a.m.
Welcome and Announcements
7:45 a.m.
Kristina Pearson, APRN, CNS, MS
8:45 a.m.
Fluid and Electrolytes
Michelle Coy, MSN, RN-BC, CCRN-K, FCCS, PHN
9:30 a.m.
Break with Refreshments
9:45 a.m.
Michelle Coy, MSN, RN-BC, CCRN-K, FCCS, PHN
10:45 a.m.
Katie Maragos, RN
11:30 a.m.
Lunch (on your own)
12:30 p.m.
Michel Benz, MS, RN, OCN®
1:30 p.m.
Hannah Stortz, RN, CMSRN
2:30 p.m.
Break with Refreshments
2:45 p.m.
Carl Elbing, MSN
4:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 24, 2019
7:00 a.m.
Registration and Coffee
7:40 a.m.
7:45 a.m.
Gastrointestinal Disorders
Turie Stansfield, RN, CMSRN
9:15 a.m.
Hospital Based Nutrition
Turie Stansfield, RN, CMSRN
10:00 a.m.
Break with Refreshments
10:15 a.m.
Nursing Ethics
Kim Brake, RN
10:45 a.m.
Urology and Renal Systems
Audrey Troke, RN
11:30 a.m.
Lunch (on your own)
12:30 p.m.
Reproductive System
Meghan Adams, Kaci Vandenheuvel
1:15 p.m.
Lindsay Meeusen, MSN
2:00 p.m.
Break with Refreshments
2:15 p.m.
Katrina Hacker, MS, RN, ACNS-BC
3:00 p.m.
Pain: Pharmacological Therapies
Catherine Ewing, BSN, RN
3:45 p.m.


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


Participants can earn up to 13.25 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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