Don’t Miss the 2018 Digestive Disease Nursing Symposium

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Designed to offer digestive disease caregivers insightful information and education from leading industry experts, Cleveland Clinic’s annual Digestive Disease Nursing Symposium is a one-day event you won’t want to miss!


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Each year, this symposium addresses critical topics in digestive disease nursing. It is designed to enhance attendee knowledge on the latest in digestive disease care, while offering added guidance in caring for challenging digestive disease patients, developing best practices, and learning new skills that will help improve quality outcomes.

With the theme “Finding Strength in our Clinical Diversity,” the 2018 symposium will be held Wednesday, Sept. 26, in Cleveland.

A dynamic day of learning

The 2018 Digestive Disease Nursing Symposium will deliver new knowledge and necessary information on topics including:

  • Alternatives to opioids in pain management.
  • Liver dialysis.
  • Liver chemo port.
  • Nursing care of drains and tubes.
  • Atypical wounds.
  • Curing type 2 diabetes through bariatric surgery.

Throughout the day, attendees will hear from a wide variety of digestive disease experts, including both nurse and physician Cleveland Clinic faculty members.

In the morning, attendees will participate in four compelling sessions, from a thoughtful panel discussion to several engaging presentations. The afternoon will deliver a dynamic breakout skills workshop, led by local and nationally recognized experts in the field.

“This conference has something to meet everyone’s continuing education needs,” says Linda Stricker, Program Director of the R.B. Turnbull, Jr. MD, WOC School of Nursing, Cleveland Clinic Digestive Disease & Surgical Institute.

Register now!

The 2018 Digestive Disease Nursing Symposium is a full day of clinical education that you won’t want to miss! The symposium will begin promptly at 8 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Lunch will be served at noon and adjournment is slated for 4 p.m., EST.

The symposium is being held at the InterContinental Hotel Cleveland on the Cleveland Clinic main campus. View the agenda for directions, information on continuing nursing education accreditation, and more. Registration is due by Sept. 21, 2018 – register now!


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