Session date: 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 7:30am to 8:30am
Location: 
Froedtert Hospital
9200 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Helfaer Auditorium, 1st Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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Program Description: 

This educational activity is designed to incorporate evidence-based pathophysiology, diagnosis, and/or treatment of surgical disorders into clinical practice. Speakers will utilize departmental quality improvement data, M&M data, and patient safety data to improve outcomes of surgical disease and other aspects of surgical patients’ general health. Evidence-based date regarding the changing aspects/newer approaches to surgical disease will be analyzed, and critical issues related to surgery within the broader scope of American health care will be discussed.

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

Target audience: 

General Surgeons, Physician Assistants, Allied Health Care Professionals

Learning objectives: 
  • Describe the current evidence-based interventions for reducing the risk of SSIs.
  • List the fundamental reasons why Edmiston found a career in the Department of Surgery more rewarding than spending his formative years in Medicine.
  • Identify the two most important pieces of advice one should consider when choosing a career in academics. 
Faculty & credentials: 

Charles E. Edmiston, Jr., PhD, CIC, Professor of Surgery & Hospital Epidemiologist; Director, Surgical Microbiology Research Laboratory at the Medical College of Wisconsin, will present “Every Operation is an Adventure in Microbiology: As They Say the Devil is Always in the Details”.

All persons in control of content have NO relevant  financial relationships to disclose.

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Dana Schmidman
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 805-5602