- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 1.00 Hours of ParticipationHours of Participation credit.
This educational activity is designed to improve the knowledge of pediatric emergency medicine physicians at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin as it relates to the following: New recommendations for the care of the sexually or physically abused child, new recommendations for the care of the injured or medically ill pediatric patient, the care of surgical emergencies in the pediatric emergency department, the care of the sick newborn including handoff to the NICU and the ongoing need for competence in providing handoffs in the emergency setting, and finally, new serch strategies are now available thru MCW library sercvices to help with using resources to search for evidence-based practices.
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Physcians, Physician Assistants, and Nurses/Nurse Practitioners
To review general principles of prehouspital care including licensing and credentialing of providers, scope of practice, and on-and off-line medical control.
To introduce the current structure and organization of Milwaukee County EMS (MCEMS).
To provide orientation to the online medical control process and introduce MCEMS protocols and resources.
Discuss the role of the pediatric emergency provider in prehospital medical control.