Session date: 
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 W Wisconsin Avenue
STAR Center
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 2.00 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 keep teaching physicians current in their knowledge of all aspects of EM practice and competent in the practical aspects of this specialty to ensure the highest level of teaching to residents and medical students.  A major goal is to help physicians who need to stay current with cutting edge literature for diagnosis, treatment and procedures, while decreasing knowledge and practice variability among physicians.

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 Credits™. 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

Target audience: 

Emergency Medicine teaching physicians
Allied Health Care Professionals
Medical Students

Learning objectives: 
  • Describe the proper technique for placement of a chest tube
  • Know the complications associated with chest tube placement
  • Perform placement of a chest tube in a simulated patient
Faculty & credentials: 

Thomas Carver, MD

Department of Surgery

Division of Trauma/Critical Care

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CME Coordinator Contact Information

Jill Simonson
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 805-6455