Cadaver-Based Operative Trauma Skills Course

Milwaukee, WI US
June 5, 2023

Cadaver-Based Operative Trauma Skills Course.


Please save the date for the next symposium, to be held August 5-7, 2024.


Target Audience

  • General Surgeons
  • Trauma Surgeons
  • Nurses and Health Care Professionals
  • Advanced Practice Providers
  • EMS Professionals

Learning Objectives

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

  • describe the recommended timeframes and prioritization of operative and non-operative care
  • describe when and why it would or would not be appropriate to utilize robotic surgery techniques 
  • describe the likely impact of traumatic events on future psychological health of the injured patient and their caregivers
Additional information
PDF icon Program Agenda534.06 KB


Marlis Bickel
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 955-1734
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 4.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/05/2023 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
06/05/2023 - 1:00pm CDT

Course 1: Cadaver-Based Operative Trauma Exposures and Rib Fixation

Date: Monday, June 5th, 2023

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: MCW Forms & Functions Lab

Director: Marc de Moya, MD

Instructors: Marc de Moya, MD; Daniel Holena, MD; Mary Elizabeth (Libby) Schroeder, MD; Lewis Somberg, MD

Lectures prior to each dissection:

  • Neck Exploration
  • Right SCL
  • Left SCL
  • EDT
  • Left and Right Medial Visceral Rotations
  • Liver Mobilization
  • Splenic Mobilization
  • Leg 4 Compartment Fasciotomies
  • Rib Fixation
The Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 W Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States


Visitor Parking is available on the east side of 87th Street, with access points located at three locations: the main entrance off 87th Street, on the north side of the lot at Watertown Plank Road and on the south side of the lot at Connell Avenue. Each access point has an intercom system for visitor use. Visitors may park anywhere in the lot or parking structure. PDF icon Please click here to download a PDF map of the campus.



Reservations may be made by contacting the following recommended hotels directly:

  • The Sonesta Milwaukee West Wauwatosa, 10499 W Innovation Drive, Wauwatosa, WI 53226 (Phone: 414-475-9500)
  • The SpringHill Suites by Marriott Milwaukee West/Wauwatosa, 10411 W Watertown Plank Road, Wauwatosa, WI 53226 (Phone: 414-257-3424)
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.
Keith E Baynes, MD
Marlis Bickel
Tom Carver, MD
Terri deRoon-Cassini, PhD, MS
Mario Riccardo Colella, DO, MPH
Jennifer Cone, MD, MHS
Susan Cronn, DNP, APNP, FNP-BC
Marc de Moya, MD
Suzette Erickson, MSN, APNP, FNP-C
John Haeberlin, MD
Laurie Hein
Daniel Holena, MD
Tina Jasperson, PA-C
Matthew Jeranek, MD
Benjamin Jung, PharmD, MS, MPA
Sara A Kohlbeck, PhD, MPH
Constance A Kostelac, PhD
Brian D Lewis, MD
David J. Milia, MD
Mitchell Odom, MD
Sarah Peppard, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
William Peppard, PharmD, BCPS, FCCM
Jacob Peschman, MD, MSPE
Tracy Richardson, MSN, APNP, ACNP-BC
William Schaeffer, DO
Andrew Schramm, PhD
Mary E Schroeder, MD
Kerry Short, MSN, APNP, ACNP-BC
Lewis Somberg, MD
Brittney Thyssen, APNP
Colleen M Trevino, PhD, APNP
Mary K. Voegeli, APNP
Ben Weston, MD, MPH
Ben Zarzaur, MD, MPH

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 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 4 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Available Credit

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


Please login or register to take this course.

Registration is open for the Cadaver-Based Operative Trauma Skills Course, held on Monday, June 5th. 

The Ultrasound for the Critically Ill and Advanced Practice Course for APPs are cancelled, as is the Tuesday, June 6th symposium.



APPs/Nurses/Other Health Care Professionals

Fellows/Residents/ Students

Pre-Symposium Skills Course, Monday 6/5




Course 1 (Cadaver Based Operative Skills)


$500 (Open to APPs only)




Scholarships are available to attend any part of the meeting for nurses. Interested nurses should submit what they would like to attend and a paragraph about why you would like to attend to You will be notified immediately whether a scholarship is available. Scholarships are available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Register at If you don’t have an account, click “Create New Visitor Account” in the lower right corner. Once your account is created, select Midwest Regional Trauma/Acute Care Surgery Symposium & Comprehensive Injury Center Wisconsin Community Safety Fund under “Featured Courses,” register, and follow the prompts. The registration deadline Is June 2, 2023. Skills courses are concurrent, please only register for one.

All registrations will be assessed 12.80 non-refundable processing fee.

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Withdrawals postmarked 15 days prior to the conference date will be fully refunded. If postmarked less than 15 days prior to the conference, withdrawals will result in a $25 service fee. No refunds are available for withdrawals received on/after the conference date.


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