Monday, February 12, 2018
The 2018 Mayo Clinic Pediatric Nursing Conference will highlight current trends, research based practice, and quality topics that impact the pediatric population across the continuum of care.
- Explore trends related to pediatric traumas
- Examine the impacts of technology and social media on children
- Review research based practices impacting the care of children
Includes a call for Poster Abstracts! More information on submitting an abstract can be found here
This conference is designed for registered nurses and all other interested healthcare professionals who care for pediatric populations in acute, ambulatory, and community based settings.
Date and Location:
This conference will be held on Monday, February 12, 2018 in Phillips Hall, first 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.
Register before January 22, 2018
The conference registration fee of $165 includes instructional materials, breakfast, and break refreshments. Lunch will be on your own. A student rate of $95 is available. Please bring proof of current student status to the conference. Pre-registration is required, and preferred by January 22, 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 January 22, 2018 (email: firstname.lastname@example.org). No refunds will be made on or after January 22, 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.
Monday, February 12, 2018
|7:00 a.m.||Registration, Breakfast and Posters|
|7:50 a.m.||Welcome and Announcements|
Adverse Childhood Experiences
Brian A Lynch, MD and Margene Gunderson, MA, BSN, PHN
Weight Management in Children and Adolescents
Seema Kumar, MD; and Mary L. Heyrman, MSN, RN, CMSRN
Fertility Preservation in Children Facing Cancer Therapy
Asma Javed, MBBS
|10:00 a.m.||Break with Posters|
Clearing the Confusion - An Updated Review on Pediatric Deliruim
Yu Kawai, MD
Family Centered Innovations with Influenza Vaccination
Jennifer L. Brickley, RN
|11:45 a.m.||Lunch on your own|
Confusion to Clarity - Helping to Create a Better Understanding of Sports Related Concussions
David B. Soma, MD
Pain-less Care: Reducing Pain with Minor Procedures
Patricia M. Conlon, MS, APRN, CNS, CNP, Cecilia A. Engler, APRN, DNP, CNP
|2:00 p.m.||Break with Posters|
Pediatric Injury: "It Is All About the Children"
Terri A. Elsbernd, MS, RN, TCRN
Brenda M. Schlitz, MD and Aubrey J. Manahan, BA, RN
Tami K. Omdahl, MSN, RN, CPN
Call for Poster Abstracts
You are invited to submit an abstract (500 words or less) for a poster related to the conference theme. Completed abstracts should be submitted by January 22, 2018.
The primary presenter is responsible for the abstract content. Submission signifies the intent of the submitter(s) to present the poster at the Pediatric Nursing Conference in Rochester, Minnesota. Conference participants are expected to assume costs related to travel, accommodations, and registration.
Abstract submission is available within conference registration.
If selected, abstracts will be printed in the conference syllabus.
You must complete the evaluation and claim your certificate to earn contact hours.
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 Clinic Section of Social Work has been designated by the Minnesota Board of Social Work as an approved continuing education provider. This conference fulfills requirements for 6.75 continuing education hours.
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:
Hotels that offer a complimentary shuttle service:
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.