Session date: 
Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 9:30am to 10:30am
Froedtert Hospital
9200 W Wisconsin Avenue
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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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: 
  • Developing world countries, especially in agricultural areas in Central America and Asia, have disproportionally high rates of suicide using pesticides.

  • Commonly involved agricultural pesticides with lethality include organophosphates, carbamates and photosystem inhibitors such as diquat and paraquat.

  • Less restrictive regulation of highly toxic agents means dangerous compounds are more likely to be accessible to more people with mental illness or children.

Faculty & credentials: 

Activity Director

Nathan Brown, MD


Department of Emergency Medicine

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CME Coordinator Contact Information

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