This educational activity is designed to incorporate evidence-based pathophysiology, diagnosis, and/or treatment of pediatric surgical disorders into clinical practice. Speakers will utilize their personal, institutional and evidence-based experience to address patient health care conditions requiring clinical and surgical treatment. Speakers will also utilize departmental quality improvement data, M&M data, and patient safety data to improve outcomes of pediatric surgical disease and other aspects of surgical patients’ general health. Evidence-based data regarding the changing aspects/newer approaches to pediatric surgical disease will be analyzed, and critical issues related to surgery within the broader scope of American and global health care will be discussed.
Keywords: Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Pediatric Critical Care, Trauma, Neonatology, Pediatric Imaging, Quality and Safety
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.
- Physician Assistants
- Nurse Practitioners
- Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:
- Attendees will understand modern controversies in pediatric surgical care
- Attendees will better understand Quality and Safety initiatives in pediatric surgery
- Attendees will understand new developments in critical and surgical care of pediatric patients
Casey Calkins, MD
Professor of Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery
In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Commercial Support Six, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- Casey Calkins, MD
- Susan Becker, PA-C
- Elizabeth Polzin
In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Commercial Support Six, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. These relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 1.00 Hours of ParticipationHours of Participation credit.