Program Description: 

The educational series is designed to teach and maintain skills for emergency medicine providers for low occurrence procedures which can occur in both high and low acuity situations. Physicians will also learn how teach and supervise trainees for procedures performed in the emergency department. The focus is for hands on training and repetition to help develop psychomotor skills. Didactics will be included to supplement hands on training. Examples of topics include airway management, infrequent emergent procedures, diagnostic and procedural guided point-of-care ultrasound, and more.


Key Words: Emergency Medicine, procedures, hands-on training

Target audience: 
  • Physician
Learning objectives: 

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

  • Identify indications for common point-of-care ultrasound applications.
  • Comprehend standard views, normal anatomy, and common pathology for point of care applications.
  • Acquire necessary psychomotor skills to obtain adequate POCUS images for common ED exams & procedures including needle guidance.
  • Identify an approach and standard views when using TEE in the emergency department.
Faculty & credentials: 


Mary Beth Phelan, MD - Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin 

Jonathan Weiss, MD - Assistant Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin

Gary Bhagat, MD - Assistant Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin 

Evan Robinson, MD - Assistant Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin 

William Schaeffer, DO - Assistant Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin 

Activity Directors:

William Scheels, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Ultrasound
Department of Emergency Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin-Froedtert 

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.

  • Mary Beth Phelan, MD 
  • Jonathan Weiss, MD 
  • Gary Bhagat, MD
  • Evan Robinson, MD 
  • William Schaeffer, DO

The following persons in control of content disclosed the following financial relationships which were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest mitigation process and addressed.



Janice Hinze
Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation of Credit 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.
Session date: 
11/01/2023 - 7:30am to 11:30am CDT
In-Person Meeting
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 4.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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