WCMS Spring Educational Program: Policy & Politics: A State Advocacy Update

Waukesha, WI US
March 7, 2019

This session will provide physicians with an overview of advocacy and the legislative measures being taken in the Legislature that directly impact physicians, residents and medical students. It will also provide grass-roots steps physicians and students can take that impact legislative measures.

Target Audience

Physicians

Allied Health Care Professionals

Learning Objectives

  • Know the major healthcare related issues in Wisconsin and the related activity in state government occurring and expected to occur during the current legislative biennium.
  • Develop a better understanding of how activity and advocacy at the State Capitol can affect the daily practice of medicine.
  • Review approaches of grass roots advocacy in organized medicine and the importance of advocacy in impacting patient care.
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Sally Winkelman
Phone Number: 
+1 (920) 560-5641
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.50 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
03/07/2019
Course expires: 
05/07/2019
Event starts: 
03/07/2019 - 6:00pm
Event ends: 
03/07/2019 - 8:30pm
Cost:
$0.00
Marriott Milwaukee West
W231 N1600 Corporate Court
Waukesha, WI 53186
United States
+1 (920) 560-5641

PROGRAM CHAIR:
Jennifer Zeman, MD
Board Member, Waukesha County Medical Society

PRESENTERS:
Mark Grapentine, JD

 

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

Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The Medical College of Wisconsin and Waukesha County Medical Society. 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 for a maximum of 1.5 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 1.5 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

 

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.50 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/07/2019
Course expires: 
05/07/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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