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Digestive Disease Nursing Symposium

Navigating Through Clinical Challenges

Observation Opportunity Available

A limited number of opportunities are available for this conference.

Date

  • October 7, 2016

Highlights

The 2016 Digestive Disease Nursing Symposium “Navigating through Clinical Challenges”. The symposium will be a full day of clinical education addressing a variety of patient topics as it relates to the digestive disease caregiver. This year we are offering Breakout Skills Workshop that will feature:

  • Sharpening Debridement Skills
  • Learning to Use Your New GPS: Global Pouching Skills
  • Endoscopy…A view into the FUTURE!
  • OR Safety

The goal of the conference is to enhance the knowledge of caregivers about these topics so that they are better equipped to care for the digestive disease patient.

Sessions will address:

  • Applying therapeutic communication skills to difficult clinical situation
  • Assessing for critical clues in the management of serious patient complications (or Reduce hospital readmissions through distinguishing critical clues in serious patient complications)
  • Demonstrating confidence in selected skill development workshop

Exhibitors and Vendors: Click here to reserve your exhibit space.

Location

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

Directions

Parking

Parking is available in the E. 100th Street/Carnegie Avenue Visitor’s Parking Garage at prevailing rates of $10.00 per day/Valet parking is available at the hotel for an additional charge.

Hotel

InterContinental Hotel
9801 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
Phone: 216.707.4000 or 877.707.8999

A block of rooms has been reserved at the InterContinental Hotel until 5:00 pm ET on September 15, 2016. To make your reservations, contact the Hotel Reservations Department at 216.707.4100 or 855.765.8709. Identify yourself as being with the Cleveland Clinic Intensive Review of Cardiology Symposium for special rates.

Faculty, Agenda & Accreditation

Faculty

Course Director

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

Planning Committee

  • Beth Christoff, BSN, MBA
  • Sheila Fansler, BSN, RN
  • Jennifer Levine, RN, BSN, BA
  • Visnja Masina, CNS
  • Kitty Ribar, BSN, RN, CBPN IC
  • Shannon Rives, MSN, RN ACNS-BC, CCRN
  • Ronald Rock, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC
  • Linda Stricker, MSN/ED, RN, CWOCN
  • Amy Windover, PhD

Guest Faculty

  • Carol Santalucia

Cleveland Clinic Faculty

Conor Delaney, MD, MCh, PhD, FACS,F
Institute Chair, Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute

  • Jim Collins, BS, RN
  • Timothy Gilligan, MD
  • Barbara Hocevar, MSN, RN, CWOCN
  • Jennifer Levine, RN, BSN, BA
  • Mary Beth Modic, APN
  • Mary Montague, RN
  • Carlos Romero-Marrer, MD
  • Dena Salamon, RN
  • Karen Schulz, CNS
Agenda
Friday, October 7, 2016 Conference Agenda
7 a.m. - 8 a.m. Registration and Breakfast - Exhibits, Art Display
8 a.m. - 8:10 a.m.
Opening Remarks
Conor Delaney, MD, MCh, PhD, FACS, F
Institute Chair, Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute

Susan Beam, MBA, BSN, RN
Nursing Director, Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute
8:10 a.m. – 9:10 a.m. Keynote – Difficult Communications
Speaker:  Carol Santalucia, MBA
9:10 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. Didactic 1 – Empathy Rounds
Speaker: Amy Windoverrm PhD
9:40 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. Didactic 2 – Bariatric Surgery - Setting patient expectations Pre/Post
Speaker:  Karen Schulz, CNS
10:10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Break (20 Minutes)
10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Didactic 3 – Hepatic Encephalopathy: A patient’s odyssey from home to hospital and back again
Speaker: Carlos Romero-Marrer, MD
11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Didactic 4 – Infection / Surgical Site Infection (out-disch)
Speaker: Barbara Hocevar, MSN, RN, CWOCN
11:30 a.m. - noon Didactic 5 – Hydration/ Dehydration (reduce readmissions)
Speaker:  Jennifer Levine, RN, BSN, BA
noon – 1 p.m. Lunch
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Breakout Workshop 1 - Sharpening Debridement Skills  (Competency Form / Certificate)
Speakers:  Linda Stricker, MSN/ED, RN, CWOCN and Mary Montague, RN
 
Breakout Workshop 2 - Learning to Use Your New GPS: Global Pouching Skills
Moderator:  Ron Rock, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC
 
Breakout Workshop 3 - Endoscopy…A view into the FUTURE!
Speakers:  Jennifer Levine, RN, BSN, BA and Jim Collins, MD

Breakout Workshop 4 - OR Safety
Speaker: Dena Salamon, RN
3 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
Break for all Workshops (15 Min)
3:20 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.
WOC 2015 & 2016 Hall of Fame Awards
Linda Stricker, MSN/ED, RN, CWOCN
3:35 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Panel Discussion - Physician / Nurse Communication
Moderator: Mary Beth Modic, APN
4:20 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Summary/Evaluation Time 
4:30 p.m.
Adjourned
Accreditation

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

Registration

Conference Fees
Rates Before
8/31
Rates After
8/31
Student $50 $100
CCF Caregiver
$75 $125
General Registrant
$100 $150
Half Day Registration
$75
$75

CCF Caregiver Registration

General/Student Registration

Akron General Employees Registration

Exhibitor Package – Standard $750.00 Click here to reserve your exhibit space
Includes:

  • One day of exhibit space
  • One 6' Table, chair, linen and skirting
  • Two Exhibitor badges (provides admission to education program)
  • Additional exhibitor badges available at $50 each.*Exhibitor badges do not include registration to the course
  • Additional Exhibitor Fees (standard electric, power strip, easel) waived
  • Meals provided (available with Exhibitor Badge)
  • Exhibit Location: Allocated
  • Course program booklet, attendee registration list, continental breakfast, breaks and lunch will be provided

Additional marketing opportunities available. For more information, please contact Jean Lucas, lucasj1@ccf.org or 216.444.0295

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

Jean Lucas
Phone: 216.444.0295
Email: millers15@ccf.org