Medical Surgical Nursing Review Course

Leighton Auditorium, Siebens Building, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

10/2/2018 - 10/3/2018


Tuesday and Wednesday, October 2-3, 2018

Course description:

This course is designed to assist in preparation for a nursing certification exam; however it can also be used for more in-depth knowledge of nursing care. This course 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.
Experts in medical and surgical patient care will instruct the course.


• 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 2-3, 2018 in Leighton Auditorium, second floor 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 September 11, 2018

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 September 11, 2018.

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 11, 2018 (email: No refunds will be made on or after September 11, 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.


Tuesday, October 2, 2018
7:00 a.m.
Registration and Coffee
7:35 a.m.
Welcome and Announcements
7:45 a.m.
Ethics and Leadership
8:15 a.m.
Liver and Pancreas
9:15 a.m.
Break with Refreshments
9:30 a.m.
Gastrointestinal Diseases and Disorders
10:30 a.m.
Hospital Based Nutrition
11:15 a.m.
Pulmonary Review
12:15 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)
1:15 p.m.
2:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m.
Break with Refreshments
3:15 p.m.
4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
7:00 a.m.
Registration and Coffee
7:35 a.m.
7:45 a.m.
8:45 a.m.
Fluid and Electrolytes
9:45 a.m.
Break with Refreshments
10:00 a.m.
Endocrine - The Body's Regulating System
11:00 a.m.
11:45 a.m.
Lunch (on your own)
12:45 p.m.
1:45 p.m.
Urology and Renal Systems
2:45 p.m.
Break with Refreshments
3:00 p.m.
Reproductive System
3:45 p.m.
Pain: Pharmacological Therapies
4:30 p.m.



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


Participants can earn up to 14.5 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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