Program Description: 

This is a series that includes both didactic lectures and case-based presentations geared towards the pediatric emergency medicine provider. Presentations are given by pediatric emergency medicine providers, subspecialty physicians, or experts from other disciplines and cover a wide range of topics that include an evidence-based medicine approach to pediatric resuscitation/trauma and other common acute pediatric illnesses, public health topics such as health disparities, community violence, and pediatric mental health, amongst others.

Key Words: Pediatric, Emergency, Trauma, Public Health



Target audience: 
  • Physician
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician Assistant
Learning objectives: 

Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:

  • For ED providers to understand the main reasons for using noncoercive de-escalation techniques
  • To understand and practice using the general principles of verbal de-escalation for agitated patients
  • To introduce physical personal safety considerations for situations with agitated individuals 
  • To become familiar with the general de-escalation guidelines for providers as presented by the American Association for Emergency Psychiatry BETA De-escalation Wrokgroup
  • To deepen providers knowledge of resources available in the EDTC for acute behavioral emergencies
Faculty & credentials: 

In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.


Jennifer Zaspel, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Wisconsin
Samantha Falkowski, RN
Clinical Educator, Children's Wisconsin

Daniel Oster
Security Training Coordinator, Children's Wisconsin

Jeremy Phillips
Security Manager, Children's Wisconsin

(List those with no financial relationships to disclose)

The following persons in control of content disclosed the following financial relationships which were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.











Karen Zale
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 266-7445

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians

Designation of Credit 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 Professionals

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

MOC Part II:

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity and individual assessment of and feedback to the learner, enables the learner to earn up to 1.0 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

Participation shared with ABP through PARS:

Individual participants’ information will be shared with ABP through the ACCME Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS).

Session date: 
05/11/2022 - 8:30am to 10:00am CDT
Children's Corporate Center
999 North 92nd Street
4th Floor, Room 440-130
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

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