Program Description: 

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: 
Physician (fellow/resident)
Social Worker
Physician Assistant
Nurse Practitioner
Allied Health Care Professionals
Learning objectives: 


1.  To understand the development of clinical criteria of brain death

2.  To understand challenges with examination and apnea test

3.  To recognize pitfalls and potential errors



Faculty & credentials: 


Eelco Wijdicks, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology
Associate Professor of History of Medicine
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Consultant Neurointensivist
Department of Neurology
Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation


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Eelco Wijdicks, MD, PhDOxford University PressAuthor
Eelco Wijdicks, MD, PhDEelco Wijdicks, MD, PhDEelco Wijdicks, MD, PhDEelco Wijdicks, MD, PhDSpringer PressAuthor

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Laura Kurth
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-0650
Session date: 
11/20/2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am CST
Webex only
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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