Program Description: 

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

Target audience: 
  • Physicians 
  • Nurses 
  • Physician Assistants 
  • Nurse Practitioners 
Learning objectives: 

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
Faculty & credentials: 

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
  • Andrew Kastenmeier, MD
 
Presenter:
Andrew Kastenmeier, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Medical College of Wisconsin

Contact

Name: 
Teresa Hauser
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 266-6557

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.

Session date: 
Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 7:45am to 8:45am
Location: 
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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