Best Practices in Pediatric Emergency Medicine 2016

Wisconsin Dells, WI US
March 10, 2016 to March 11, 2016

This educational activity is designed to provide the latest information about common pediatric problems encountered in the emergency department and will benefit all health care providers who work with children including pediatricians, family practice physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants, emergency medicine specialists, urgent care specialists and paramedics.

Many providers caring for the acutely ill and injured child encounter clinical situations where their comfort level and competency is challenged. The target audience is often the first to treat and stabilize these children prior to transferring to a higher level of care. Studies have shown the providers such as emergency medicine physicians do not feel comfortable when managing these situations.

The goal of this program is to provide the most up to date, evidence based practices to the target audience.  The goal will be to provide them with information on common pediatric emergencies, including recommendations on when to refer to higher level of care.

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 9.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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 9.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Target Audience

  • Pediatricians
  • Family practice physicians
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Physician assistants

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the management techniques, medications and equipment necessary in treating the critically ill and injured child.
  • Learn strategies for providing adequate pain control in the pediatric patient.
  • Gain confidence in frequently performed and necessary pediatric procedures.
  • Understand management strategies for caring for children with head injuries, poisonings, hand injuries, and child maltreatment, including when to refer to a higher level of care.
Additional information


Nancy Vanselow
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 266-6556
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 9.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 9.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/10/2016 - 11:00am CST
Event ends: 
03/11/2016 - 5:15pm CST
Glacier Canyon Lodge
511 East Adams St.
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
United States

Planning Committee: 
Jane Machi, MD
Breanna Shah, MD
Daisy Ciener, MD

Marlene Melzer-Lange, MD
Danny Thomas, MD
Robert Havlik, MD
Lorin Browne, DO
Mark Kostic, MD
Daisy A. Ciener, MD
Breanne K. Shah, MD, MPH
David C. Brousseau, MD
Jean I. Pearce, MD
John M. Cox, MD
Catherine C. Ferguson, MD
Matthew P. Gray, MD
Michael N. Levas, MD
Amy L. Drendel, DO
Nicholas A. Kuehnel, MD
Andrea K. Morrison, MD
David E. Vyles, DO

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following person(s)

NameCompanyRole with Company
Matthew Gray, MD, MS (Speaker)Wisconsin Pharmacy Society Speaker
Danny Thomas, MD, MPH (Speaker)UPMC/NFLContent Expertise


Available Credit

  • 9.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 9.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.


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