GI Nursing Summit 2017

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Course materials: The links below will open PDF versions of the speakers’ presentations or reference materials which you may download for your use. Updates will be posted as they become available. Course materials will remain online for our participants for 30 days following the March 5 conference date. If you have trouble accessing the materials, please contact Virginia Mason Continuing Nursing Education at (206) 583-6567 or email

GI Nurse Innovation: Starting a Nurse-Administered Propofol Continuous Infusion Sedation (NAPCIS) Program

  • Otto Lin, MD; Deborah Tombs, RN; Angela Wanderer, RN — Course Handout

Voice of the Patient

  • Mary Oppenheimer

Nursing Roles in Obesity Care

  • Connie Miller, RN; Diane Osborn, ARNP; Deborah Tombs, RN — Course Handout

Morsels of Wisdom from Our Registered Dietitian Colleagues

  • Lane Hobbs, RD and Barbara Phippard, RD

GI Research: Healthier Futures for Our Patients

The New Landscape of Care Transitions

  • Jessica Dunn, RN - VM; Tasleem Nurmohamed, RN - EvergreenHealth; Jeanine Penberthy, RN - UWMC

Care Transitions: Connecting With and Supporting Our Patients — Course Handout

  • Barry Thys and Cathy Gitchell - VM patient speakers

  • Janice Hounsel, RN with patient Jessica Goodson

  • Chad Cabigting, RN Care Manager

  • Julie Barnett, RN Care Manager

Virginia Mason CNE reserves the right to change content, schedule, agenda, speakers and to cancel a course as needed.

Virginia Mason is a provider of continuing education contact hours. Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 15905 for 6.8 contact hours (5.6 clock hours).

There are still registration opportunities available for this conference.