Program Description: 

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 search strategies are now available thru MCW library services to help with using library resources to search for evidence-based practices.

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: 

Physcians, Physician Assistants, and Nurses/Nurse Practitioners

Learning objectives: 
  • Given a healthy child, list the routine vaccines for a two year old that are currently recommended by the CDC
  • For your terminally ill patient, justify your position on pain management in palliative care.
  • The learner will participate in a simulation of ventricular fibrillation, and then she/he will direct a team through the appropriate ACLS protocol until the mannequin shows a normal cardiac rhythm.
Faculty & credentials: 

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

Activity Director: Marlene Melzer-Lange, MD, EDTC  (Professor, Pediatrics Emergency, Medicine Medical College of Wisconsin)

Sandy Huitink, PA-C
Candi Humphreys, APNP
Abigail Schuh, MD
Sarah Thill, MD




Peds EM Coordinator
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 266-7445
Series date: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - 9:00am to Friday, January 31, 2020 - 10:00am
Series location: 
Children's Corporate Center
999 N. 92nd Street
PEM/Hospitalists Conference Room, Suite C560
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States