Session date: 
Friday, November 13, 2015 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Location: 
Froedtert West Hospital
9200 West Wisconsin Avenue
1st Floor-Helfaer Auditorium
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 is a department-wide conference, with individual topics and speakers chosen by representatives on the planning committee from various subspecialty divisions as well as general internal medicine.  The specific topics are chosen by the representatives of each division, who are in this role because of their interest and expertise in education. We have surveyed the literature to identify major national practice gaps in general internists’ practices. The specific topics are identified throughout the year rather than all before the start of the year—this further allows them to be responsive to new or changing data or recommendations that come out during the year.

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 Credit™.  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: 

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Allied Health Care Professionals

Learning objectives: 

Examine how "natural death" is conceptualized in the published medical literature

Illustrate how advances in life prolonging therapies often require that patient choose how they will die

Outline care strategies to help our patients and families navigate complex end of life decision making in the era of "unnatural deaths"

Faculty & credentials: 

Michael Frank, MD, FACP - Activity Director

Professor and Vice Chair of Education

Department of Medicine

Sean Marks, MD

Associate Professor

Division of Hematology and Oncology

Section of PalliativeCare

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    CME Coordinator Contact Information

    Name: 
    Kathy A. Rafel
    Phone number: 
    +1 (414) 805-0531