Program Description: 

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 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  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 1.00 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Nurse Practitioner Accreditation Statement:  The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse Practitioner continuing education.  Provider Number: 150930.

Nurse Practitioner Credit Designation Statement:  Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc. is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners: AANP Provider Number 150930.  This program has been approved for 1.00 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 1.0 hours of pharmacology).

Note: Sessions applicable for pharmacology credit will indicate pharmacology hours available for NPs.

Participant must attend entire session and complete a program evaluation to earn CE credit.

Target audience: 

Advanced Practice Providers

Learning objectives: 

TITLE: Closing the Gap: Serious Illness Conversation Training    

  1. Reflect on the clinician role in improving serious illness care by initiating and documenting goals and values conversations
  2. Highlight current gaps in serious illness care and medical education
  3. Review one educational method for teaching communication skills to providers: Serious Illness Conversation Guide training
  4. Q&A
Faculty & credentials: 

Speaker(s): Kelliann Fleming, MSC, RRT, RRT-NPS, RRT-ACCS


Planning Committee:  

Planning Committee: Amber Essenmacher, PA-C, Education Director, Lindsey Cushman, PA-C, Angelia Espinal, APNP,  Emily Lemke, APNP, Adrienne Markiewicz, APNP, Jennifer McMahon, APNP, Jennifer Merrill, APNP, Jamie Neary, PA-C, Julie Raaum, DNP,  , Pam Souders, APNP,  Mary Jo Wiemiller, MS PA-C, Katie Wollak, PA-C,  Lana Zaharova, DNP,   Karla Zilinski, APNP Lana Zaharova, DNP, Ann Zechlinski, Pharmacy manager FH Inpatient, Karla Zilinski, APNP Content Expert(s): April Zehm, MD, FAAHPM


Amanda Gross
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-0280

The purpose of APP Critical Care Lecture is to enhance the ability of PAs and APNs to recognize, diagnose and manage common medical conditions across the continuum of presentation in the office/outpatient setting to exacerbation of these conditions requiring management in an acute care setting.


Speaker(s): April Zehm, MD, FAAHPM


Session date: 
10/20/2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT
WebEx Virtual Platform
United States
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
  • 1.00 NP Pharmacology
    NP Pharmacology credit.
  • 1.00 NP Contact Hours

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