Acute Care Surgery Symposium 2015

Milwaukee , WI US
April 17, 2015

This day-long educational activity is designed to provide updates and general information regarding the practice of emergency general surgery, surgical critical care, and trauma care. The intended audience is primarily practicing general surgeons who would like to improve their knowledge and skills in caring for the acutely ill surgical patient. Instructional techniques will include didactic lectures, small group discussions, expert panel discussions, and case based discussions. Learners will have an opportunity to interact with faculty and ask questions relevant to their own practice and learning needs.

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 a maximum of 6 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 PROFESSIONALS
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 6 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Please note: a $2.50 processing fee will be assessed for all registrations. 

There is a $25 cancellation fee. 

Target Audience

  • General Surgeons
  • Allied Health Professionals

This course is complimentary for Fellows, Residents and Students; however registration is required; for instructions on how to receive your complimentary registration you must contact Heidi Brittnacher at 414-805-9427 or hbrittna@mcw.edu before attempting to register on-line.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the application of trauma care principles to the emergency general surgery patient
  • Describe an evidence-based approach to management of patients with adhesive small bowel obstruction
  • Describe an evidence-based algorithm to managing patients with benign urgent biliary tract disease
  • Describe an evidence-based algorithm to managing patients with gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Discuss evolving principles in critical care management of nutrition, and ARDS
  • Discuss the impact of frailty on elderly trauma patient management and outcomes
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Heidi Brittnacher
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 805-9427
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 APA
    APA credit.
  • 6.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
03/05/2015
Course expires: 
09/30/2015
Event starts: 
04/17/2015 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
04/17/2015 - 3:30pm
Cost:
$2.50
Miller Park, Aaron Room
One Brewers Way
Milwaukee , WI 53214
United States

ZOO INTERCHANGE PROJECT
Before driving to Miller Park, please visit: www.mcw.edu/Zoo-Interchange-Project.htm for up-to-date construction information.

PARKING
Once on the stadium grounds, follow Selig Drive around toward the east (left-field) side of the stadium. The road will curve back toward the stadium. Complimentary parking is available in the Brewers 2 parking lot on the right.

AARON ROOM AT MILLER PARK
Enter the stadium through the Hot Corner doors on the north-east side (to the left from the parking lots) of the stadium under the vertical “Friday’s” sign. The Brewers Conference Center rooms are accessed by using the elevators in the Hot Corner across from the Team Store and Friday’s Restaurant. Further direction to the Aaron Room is located in the elevators.

ACCOMMODATIONS
Crowne Plaza: A block of rooms will be reserved for registrants until April 2, 2015, at a special rate of $109 single, plus tax, per night. Please call the Crowne Plaza Hotel at (414) 389-8563 and mention the MCW Acute Care Surgery Symposium when making your reservations.

SPECIAL ASSISTANCE
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all Medical College of Wisconsin sponsored events. If you require special accommodations in order to attend this event, please contact Heidi Brittnacher at (414) 805-9427 or hbrittna@mcw.edu.

FOR MORE INFORMATION
If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Heidi Brittnacher at (414) 805-9427
or hbrittna@mcw.edu or visit our website at www.mcw.edu/surgery and follow the link to the Acute Care Surgery Symposium.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Ann P. O’Rourke, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Director of Surgical Critical Care
Section of Acute Care, Trauma, Burn and Critical Care
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics

FEATURED MCW SPEAKERS

Thomas Carver, MD
Assistant Professor, Trauma and Critical Care

Panna Codner, MD
Associate Professor, Trauma and Critical Care

Jeremy Juern, MD
Assistant Professor, Trauma and Critical Care

David Milia, MD
Assistant Professor, Trauma and Critical Care

Kathleen O’Connell, MD
PGY5 General Surgery Resident

Jasmeet Paul, MD
Assistant Professor, Trauma and Critical Care

Jacob Peschman, MD
PGY5 General Surgery Resident

Colleen Trevino, RN, MSN, APNP, PhD
Nurse Practitioner, Trauma and Critical Care

Lewis Somberg, MD
Professor, Trauma and Critical Care

Travis Webb, MD, MHPE
Associate Professor, Trauma and Critical Care

In accordance with the ACCMEⓇ standard for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships and had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 APA
    APA credit.
  • 6.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/05/2015
Course expires: 
09/30/2015

Price

Cost:
$2.50
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