Session date: 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 8:15am to 9:15am
Location: 
Wheaton Franciscan-St. Joseph
5000 West Chambers Street
Room M-111
Milwaukee, WI 53210
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: 

Patient safety and quality improvement.

This requires little elaboration but all accrediting agencies, including ACGME, like to see an institutional emphasis on these two areas.  While all the topics may not have these foci, our attempts will be towards that end.

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Medical College of Wisconsin and Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare. The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) (tm).  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 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Target audience: 

Physicians

Residents

Medical Students

Allied Health Professionals

Learning objectives: 
  • Understanding the C. difficile colitis is an increasingly common infection that is being encountered
  • Reviewing the role of antibiotics in treating C. difficile infections
  • Discuss the role of stool transplants in the treatment of refractory C. difficile infections
Faculty & credentials: 
Planning Committee Members
Kesavan Kutty, M.D., Chairman
Linda Caples, MBA
Debbie Gleisberg, BSN, RNC-NIC, LCCE
Andrew C. Kim, M.D.
Paul Grebe, M.D.
Ravindra S. Karmarkar, M.D.
Carmen Terlizzi, M.D.
Carrie Papa-Schold, Director, Library Services
Mary Pat Gage, BSN, RN, MLIS
 
Presenter:
Aaron C. Baltz, M.D.

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CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Maxine Cowell
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 447-3556