Program Description: 

The CVICU Case Review series is a confidential interprofessional forum to review cases of interest to the CVICU care team, with an emphasis on patient safety, quality improvement, and education.


Critical Care, Heart Failure, Respiratory Insufficiency, Thoracic Surgery, Heart, Heart Diseases, Cardiovascular Abnormalities, Respiration Disorders

Target audience: 
  • Physician
  • Physician (fellow/resident)
  • Medical Students
  • AP/NP
Learning objectives: 

Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:

  • Evaluate cases resulting in unexpected adverse outcomes and participate in multidisciplinary case review
  • Identify medical management factors that contributed to the undesired outcome and discuss strategies for improving outcomes in future patients with similar conditions
  • Discuss communication gaps that occurred within the CVICU environment and be able to describe strategies for avoiding similar mistakes in the future
  • Analyze the non-standard mechanical circulatory support methods, (eg axillary balloon pumps), and be able to describe how management of these patients may differ from routine CVICU care
Faculty & credentials: 

In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Activity Director:

Michael Tracy Zundel, MD
Assistant Professor
Clinical, Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Unit
The Medical College of Wisconsin




Sarah Beyler
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 805-6104
Series date: 
01/01/2022 - 4:00pm CST to 12/31/2022 - 5:00pm CST

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Group description: 
Anesthesiology CVICU & M&M Conference Series
Series location: 
Virtual Meeting
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States


Sessionsort descending Date
CVICU Interprofessional Case Review 01/04/2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm CST
CVICU Interprofessional Case Review 04/26/2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm CDT
CVICU Interprofessional Case Review 06/28/2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm CDT
CVICU Interprofessional Case Review 09/27/2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm CDT
CVICU Interprofessional Case Review 11/15/2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm CST
ECMO M&M 07/26/2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm CDT
ECMO M&M 10/25/2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm CDT