Orthopedic Nursing Conference

Orthopedic Nursing Conference

Orthopedic Nursing Conference

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




Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Mayo Clinic is pleased to present the 2018 Orthopedic Nursing Conference:  Innovations and Research Advancing the Care of the Diverse Orthopedic Patient.

The conference will explore a variety of topics impacting orthopedic patients in a fast-paced, ever-changing world of healthcare. We will present a variety of topics including current orthopedic research, the role of 3-D modeling in orthopedic surgery, considerations for the care of transgender orthopedic patients, and the impact of the opioid crisis.

Conference goals:

•             Explore the impact of research and technology on the care of the orthopedic patient

•             Discuss the care of a diverse orthopedic patient population

•             Collaborate and network with colleagues

Intended Audience:

This conference is designed for nurses, physical therapists, social workers, and all other healthcare professionals interested in the care of orthopedic patients.

Date and Location:

This conference will be held on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 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. 



Wednesday, October 24, 2018

7:00 a.m. Registration, Breakfast, and Exhibits
7:50 a.m. Welcome and Announcements
8:00 a.m.

Limb Reattachment Case Studies

Alexander Y. Shin, MD

8:45 a.m.

Opioid Crisis

Amber M. Stitz, APRN, CNS, MS and Tad M. Mabry, MD

9:30 a.m. Break with Exhibits
10:00 a.m.

Motion Study 

Kenton R. Kaufman, PhD

10:45 a.m.

Transgender Patients

Todd B. Nippoldt, MD

11:30 a.m. Break with Exhibits
12:00 p.m. Lunch and Learn: Research Studies
1:00 p.m.

Spine Surgeries

Ahmad Nassr, MD

1:45 p.m.


Scott A. Keller, MD

3:00 p.m.

Use of 3D Printing in Orthopedic Oncology

Peter S. Rose, MD and Lori L. Pierce, RN

3:45 p.m.

Patient Story

Hannah M. Hughes

4:30 p.m. Adjourn


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.




This conference offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibit space during this conference, please contact Megan Hylland.

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