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: 
  • Understand mechanism of heat transfer
  • Describe signs/symptions of heat exhaustion
  • Idenfity signs/symptions of heat stroke
  • Explain treatment of heat related illness
Faculty & credentials: 

Activity Director - Colleen Crowe, MD

Alicia Pilarski, DO

Assistant Professor

Department of Emergency Medicine

Medical College of Wisconsin

Board Certified - American College of Emergency Medicine

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


Jill Simonson
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 805-6455
Session date: 
01/16/2014 - 8:30am to 9:30am CST
Froedtert Hospital Pavilion Building
9200 W Wisconsin Avenue
FMLH Pavilion, Conference Room H
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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