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Digestive Disease Nursing Symposium:

Get on Tract: The Ins and Outs of the Digestive System

Friday, September 12, 2014

Location

InterContinental Hotel and Bank of America Conference Center
9801 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

We will host a day of clinical education addressing numerous aspects of care as it relates to the digestive disease patient. Concurrent sessions will address surgical, medical and alternative care to enhance nursing practice and positive patient outcomes. Sessions are designed to take you on a patient journey with multidisciplinary approach to provide the nurse with clinical knowledge, innovative strategies to enhance their role and a take home message to invigorate their practice.

The Digestive Disease Institute Mission:
To serve as the model institute at Cleveland Clinic by sharing strengths and applying best practices through diverse cohesive leadership.

The Digestive Disease Institute Vision:
To lead globally in promoting digestive wellness and restorative care.


General Information»

Cleveland Clinic's Stanley Shalom Zielony Institute for Nursing Excellence
Office of Nursing Education & Professional Practice Development

Conference Location

Intercontinental Hotel and Bank of America Conference Center
9801 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, OH, 44106
United States
216.707.4100 

Contact Information

Samantha Miller
Phone: 216.444.0295
Email: millers15@ccf.org

Travel and Accommodations»

Intercontinental Hotel and Bank of America Conference Center
9801 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, OH, 44106
United States
216.707.4100

Hotel Cost: $189 a night plus tax. The rooms are reserved under 'DDI Nursing'.

Guests will make individual reservations directly with Hotel Reservations no later than 5 p.m. (ET) on August 11, 2014 by calling 216.707.4000 or toll-free 877.707.8999. In order to receive the Group Rates, guests must identify themselves as CCF Event participants when making reservations

Cancellation: Individual guest reservations must be canceled by 4 p.m. (ET) on the day prior to the scheduled arrival date to avoid a no-show charge.

Intercontinental Hotel Suites
8800 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
216.707.4300
United States

Rates can be less at this hotel. Please call hotel reservations at 216.707.4300 if you would prefer to stay at this location instead of the host hotel.

Directions

From the Southeast or East

Take I-80 West to I-480 (exit 187), or take I-480 West to I-271 North (do not use express lanes) to the Cedar Rd. exit.
Turn right on to Cedar Rd.
Take Cedar to Carnegie Ave. (approximately eight miles).
Take Carnegie Ave. west.
The Intercontinental Hotel is approximately ½ mile down on the right.

Or take I-90 West to Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr.(MLK) exit.
Turn left on to MLK.
Take MLK to E. 105th St. and turn right on Carnegie Ave.
The Intercontinental Hotel is 2 blocks down on the right.

From the West

Take I-90 East to Carnegie Ave. exit and turn right.
Follow Carnegie Ave. 2.5 miles to the Intercontinental Hotel, which will be on the left.

From the South or Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

Take I-77 or I-71 North to downtown Cleveland.
I-77 and I-71 merge with I-90 East. Take I-90 East to Carnegie Ave. exit and turn right.
Follow Carnegie Ave. 2.5 miles to the Intercontinental Hotel which will be on the left.

Parking Information

Parking is available to all attendees in the 100th Street garage at the corner of Carnegie Avenue. Once parked, cross over the skyway to the 3rd floor to the hotel.

For more information, please contact:
Samantha Miller
216.444.0295
millers15@ccf.org

Airports

Agenda»

Friday, September 12, 2014
7 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Registration and Breakfast - Exhibits, Art Display
7:45 a.m. - 8 a.m. Opening Remarks
Susan Beam, MBA, BSN, RN
8 a.m. - 9 a.m. Keynote Speaker
Shannon Phillips, MD
9 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Session I - Swallowing/Motility/Esophageal
Moderators: JeanMarie Campana, Sarah Wright
9:45 a.m. - 10:05 a.m. Break (20 Minutes) - Exhibits, Art Display
10:05 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Session II - Stomach
Moderators: Sheila Fansler, Mike Bess
10:50 a.m. - 11:35 a.m. Session III - Liver/Pancreas
Moderators: Jennifer Wilhelm, Shannon Rives
11:35 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Lunch - Exhibits, Art Display
12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Session IV - Intestinal
Moderators: Justin Williams, JeanMarie Campana
1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Session V - Colon/Pelvic Floor
Moderator: Bruce Robinson
2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Break (15 Minutes) - Exhibits, Art Display
2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Session VI - WOCN
Moderator: Ron Rock
3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Legal Issues
4:15 p.m. - 5: p.m. Trauma Center Presentation
Moderator: Justin Williams
5 p.m. Adjourn

Faculty»

Course Director

  • Susan Beam, MBA, BSN, RN
    Nursing Director for the Digestive Disease Institute

Planning Committee

  • Susan Beam, MBA, BSN,RN
  • Lydia Booher, MSN, RN, ACNS
  • JeanMarie Campana, RN
  • Beth Christoff, MBA, BSN
  • Sheila Fansler, BSN, RN
  • Mallory McMaster-Ullman
  • Samantha Miller
  • Shannon Rives, MSN, RN, CCRN
  • Bruce Robinson, RN
  • Ronald Rock, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC
  • Jennifer Wilhelm, BSN, RN CMSRN
  • Justin Williams, BSN, RN
  • Mary Younan, MBA

Accreditation»

Cleveland Clinic Enterprise is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Exhibitors & Vendors»

We are accepting exhibitors at this time. Exhibitor registration is online.
Exhibitor Package - Standard $750 includes:

  • 1 day of exhibit space
  • 6 ft tabletop display only/ Linen and skirting/ 1 chair
  • Assigned location (first come, first served basis)
  • Additional Exhibitor Fees (standard electric, power strip, easel) waived
  • 2 Exhibitor Badges (additional exhibitor badge cost is $50 each; meals provided to all exhibitors)
  • Attendee Roster and Statistics

Exhibitor badges do not include registration to the course. Additional marketing opportunities available. For more information, please contact:

Beth Christoff
Institute Education Manager for Digestive Disease Institute
Phone: 216.445.2809
Email: christb@ccf.org

Exhibitor Registration

Registration Information»

Pre-registrations are accepted online until 5:00 pm ET August 22, 2014. To register after this date you must do so on-site. In case of cancellation, a full refund will be made if canceled by August 22, 2014. After August 22, 2014, a $25 cancellation fee will be deducted from your refund. Written notification of your cancellation is required to process your refund.
NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED AFTER September 15, 2014.


Conference Fees Rates
Cleveland Clinic Employee $125
Non-Cleveland Clinic Employee $150
Full-Time Student $100

General Information»

Cleveland Clinic's Stanley Shalom Zielony Institute for Nursing Excellence
Office of Nursing Education & Professional Practice Development

Conference Location

Intercontinental Hotel & Conference Center
Ballroom A/B located on the 2nd floor.
9801 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, OH, 44106
United States
216.707.4100 

Contact Information

Beth Christoff, BSN, MBA
Phone: 216.445.2809
Email: christb@ccf.org

Travel and Accommodations»

Intercontinental Hotel & Conference Center
9801 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, OH, 44106
United States
216.707.4100

Hotel Cost: $199 a night plus tax. The rooms are reserved under 'DDI Nursing'.

Guests will make individual reservations directly with Hotel Reservations no later than 5 p.m. (ET) on September 15, 2013 by calling 216.707.4000 or toll-free 877.707.8999. In order to receive the Group Rates, guests must identify themselves as CCF Event participants when making reservations

Intercontinental Hotel Suites
8800 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
216.707.4300
United States

Hotel Cost: $179 a night plus tax. The rooms are reserved under 'DDI Nursing'.

Guests will make individual reservations directly with Hotel Reservations no later than 5 p.m. (ET) on September 15, 2013 by calling 216.707.4000 or toll free 877.707.8999. In order to receive the Group Rates, guests must identify themselves as CCF Event participants when making reservations

Parking Information

Parking is available to all attendees in the 100th Street garage at the corner of Carnegie Avenue. Once parked, cross over the skyway to the 3rd floor to the hotel.

For more information, please contact:
Mary Younan, BS
Conference Coordinator
216.444.0407
younanm@ccf.org

Airports

Agenda»

Friday, October 4, 2013
7 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
7:45 a.m. Opening Remarks
Susan Beam, MBA, BSN, RN
8 a.m. "Living the Legacy"
Joan Kavanagh, MSN, RN
9 a.m. The HIPEC (Heated Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy) Procedure
Sricharan Chalikonda, MD
10 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. Value Based Purchasing (VBP)
Adrienne Boissy, MD, MA
11 a.m. Pancreas: The “Tail” Beyond the Insulin Strictures, Cysts, and Necrosis
Jennifer Wilhelm, BSN, RN, CMSRN and Shannon Rives, MSN, RN, CCRN
12 p.m. Lunch
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Take a journey with our patients and the multidisciplinary care teams (Case presentation and panel discussion)

Breakout Sessions  

Breakout A:
Bariatric Surgery: Before and After

Moderator: Steve F. Booth, BSN, RN
Panelists: Matthew Kroh, MD
Beth Janssen, CBN, RN
Lauren Sullivan, RD
Ivy Letcher, CM

Breakout B:
"Necrotizing Pancreatitis: A Rollercoaster Journey

Moderator: Sheila Fansler, BSN, RN
Panelists: Charles Winans, MD
Ronald Rock, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC
Therese Cobb, BSN, RN, CWOCN
Loice Omar, RN
Amanda Kraciun, BSN, RN
Karoline Lubbeck, PT

Breakout C:
And the Wall Came Tumbling Down: A Small Bowel Journey

Moderator: Justin Williams, BSN, RN
Panelists: Cristiano Quintini, MD
Kareem Abu-Elmagd, MD
Elizabeth Lennon, PA-C
Carly Urich, BSN, RN
Christine Wagner, RN,CM

2:30 p.m. Break - Exhibits & Art Display
2:50 p.m. Quality/ Outcome/ Readmission (NRSG focused)
Maged Rizk, MD
3:45 p.m. Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Mathew Kroh, MD
4:30 p.m. Face Transplantation: “Connie’s Journey”
Connie Culp and Debra Plavney, RN, BSN, CCTC
5 p.m. Adjourned

Faculty»

Course Director

  • Susan Beam, MBA, BSN, RN
    Nursing Director for the Digestive Disease Institute

Planning Committee

  • Susan Beam, MBA, BSN,RN
  • Lydia Booher, MSN, RN, ACNS
  • JeanMarie Campana, RN
  • Beth Christoff, MBA, BSN
  • Sheila Fansler, BSN, RN
  • Maria Masina, MSN, RN, CNS
  • Mallory McMaster-Ullman
  • Samantha Miller
  • Shannon Rives, MSN, RN, CCRN
  • Ronald Rock, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC
  • Jennifer Wilhelm, BSN, RN CMSRN
  • Justin Williams, BSN, RN
  • Mary Younan, BS

Cleveland Clinic Faculty

  • Kareem Abu-Elmagd, MD
  • Susan Beam, MBA, BSN,RN
  • Adrienne Boissy, MD, MA
  • Steve F. Booth, BSN, RN
  • JeanMarie Campana, RN
  • Sricharan Chalikonda, MD
  • Therese Cobb, BSN, RN, CWOCN
  • Sheila Fansler, BSN, RN
  • Beth Janssen, CBN, RN
  • Joan Kavanaugh, MSN, RN
  • Amanda Kraciun, BSN, RN
  • Matthew Kroh, MD
  • Elizabeth Lennon, PA-C
  • Ivy Letcher, CM
  • Karoline Lubbeck, PT
  • Loice Omar, RN
  • Cristiano Quintini, MD
  • Debra Plavney, RN,BSN, CCTC
  • Ronald Rock, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC
  • Maged Rizk, MD
  • Shannon Rives, MSN, RN, CCRN
  • Lauren Sullivan, RD
  • Carly Urich, BSN, RN
  • Christine Wagner, RN,CM
  • Jennifer Wilhelm, BSN, RN CMSRN
  • Justin Williams, BSN, RN
  • Charles Winans, MD

Guest Speaker

  • Connie Culp

Accreditation»

Cleveland Clinic (OH-045/10-1-15) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Exhibitors & Vendors»

We are accepting exhibitors at this time. Please contact Beth Christoff

Beth Christoff
Institute Education Manager for Digestive Disease Institute
Phone: 216.445.2809
Email: christb@ccf.org

Registration Information»

Registration is now closed.

In case of cancellation, a full refund will be made if canceled by September 20, 2013. After September 20, 2013, a $25 cancellation fee will be deducted from your refund. Written notification of your cancellation is required to process your refund. NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED AFTER October 4, 2013.

Conference Fees Rates
Cleveland Clinic Employee $125
Non-Cleveland Clinic Employee $150
Full-Time Student $100
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