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.

Session date: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 7:30am to 8:30am
Location: 
Froedtert Hospital
9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Helfaer Auditorium
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 their personal, institutional and evidence-based experience to address patient health care conditions requiring clinical and surgical treatment.  Speakers will also 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 data 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.

There are varying degrees to individuals’ knowledge regarding clinical and surgical treatments.  While individuals may be aware of varied treatment within the surgeons’ armamentarium it is beneficial to address the topics from an evidence-based approach. Learners should both have the knowledge base and be able to apply this knowledge into their practice.

Grand Rounds will address each of these shortcomings by utilizing nationally known experts in the field. Each week will provide diverse information pertaining to these issues.

Target audience: 

Physicians
Allied Health Care Professionals

Learning objectives: 

Beyond the Sternotomy: Cardiac Surgery in the Minimally Invasive Era

  • Review the history of minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting.
  • Compare and contrast the published literature regarding minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting, including current trends.

Surgical Readmissions: Does Timing Matter?

  • Describe basics of Medicare Hospital Readmission Reduction Program and how hospitals are impacted by readmissions.
  • Review frequencies of patient readmissions by number of days from hospital discharge for the first 30 days.
  • Characterize patient factors that are associated with readmission soon after discharge and how they differ from those associated with a readmission that occurs a few weeks after discharge.
Faculty & credentials: 

Presenters:

Beyond the Sternotomy: Cardiac Surgery in the Minimally Invasive Era

Michael Cain, MD

MCW General Surgery Resident
 

Surgical Readmissions: Does Timing Matter?

Lindsey Clark, MD

MCW General Surgery Resident


Activity Director: Tracy Wang, MD, MPH


Planning Committee:

Tracy Wang, MD, MPH

David Gourlay, MD

Timothy Ridolfi, MD

Rana Higgins, MD

Michael James, PhD

Caitlin Patten, MD

Joohyun Kim, MD, PhD

Marc de Moya, MD

Robert McMillan, MD

Paul Linsky, MD

Abby Rothstein, MD

 

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

 

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Heidi Brittnacher
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-1831