Pre-Conference Workshop: Heart Failure

Pre-Conference Workshop: Heart Failure

Pre-Conference Workshop: Heart Failure

Siebens Building, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN



Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Conference description:

In this half-day session, expert clinicians will review the most recent heart failure management best practices, and share their knowledge, advice, and experience with participants.  The focus will be on heart failure topics to facilitate optimal patient care and improve outcomes.


  • Define cardiac amyloidosis and sarcoidosis and the implications to patient care
  • Describe advanced heart failure therapy treatments
  • Demonstrate motivational interviewing techniques

Intended Audience:

This course is designed for registered nurses, social workers, and all other healthcare professionals interested in the care of cardiac, neurological, and vascular patients.

Date and Location:

This conference will be held on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in 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 Wednesday, May 30, 2018 

The conference registration fee of $85 includes instructional materials, and break refreshments. Pre-registration is required, and preferred by May 30, 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 May 30, 2018 (email: No refunds will be made on or after May 30, 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.


11:30 a.m.
12:25 p.m.
Welcome and Announcements
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Contemporary Updates on Cardiac Amyloidosis and Sarcoidosis
Omar Abou Ezzeddine, MD, CM, MS
1:30 p.m.
Does the Shoe Fit? Considerations for Treatment of Advanced Heart Failure
Lauren Maxwell , BSN, RN, Tiffany Schoenfelder, BSN, RN
1:45 p.m.
Motivational Interviewing
Emily Badger, LICSW, MSW
2:45 p.m.
Advanced Heart Failure Therapies
Barry Boilson, MD
2:45 p.m.
Break with Refreshments
3:45 p.m.
Tools for Successful Transition: Setting Patients up for Success
Elizabeth Mauser, BSN, RN, PHN, Lauren Maxwell , BSN, RN
4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
The Art of the Conversation in Advanced Heart Failure
Lynn Borkenhagen, DNP, APRN, CNP, ACHPN
4:45 p.m.


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


Participants can earn up to 4 ANCC nursing contact hours for attendance at the pre-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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