Acute Care Surgery: Trauma, Critical Care, and Emergency General Surgery Symposium

Milwaukee, WI US
April 18, 2014

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 for a maximum of 6.0 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 6.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
 

Registration includes course materials, lunch and refreshments.
Please note there is a $1.00 processing fee for all electronic registrations.

  • Attention Fellows, Residents and Students enrolled in a certified training program, use coupon code APRIL2014 at check-out.

Target Audience

  • General Surgeons
  • Allied Health Professionals

Learning Objectives

  • Define the practice of Acute Care Surgery.
  • Discuss optimal management options for patients with an open abdomen in order to achieve abdominal wall closure.
  • Discuss current recommendations for balanced resuscitation of the injured patient presenting in shock.
  • Describe special considerations for initial management of the acutely ill or injured geriatric patient.
  • Describe the likely impact of traumatic events on future psychological health of the injured patient and their caregivers.
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Dana Schmidman
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 805-5602
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 6.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
02/10/2014
Course expires: 
06/30/2014
Event starts: 
04/18/2014 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
04/18/2014 - 4:45pm
Cost:
$1.00
The Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
H1210, First Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States

The Crowne Plaza Hotel
10499 Innovation Drive
Wauwatosa, WI 53226

A block of rooms has been reserved for registrants until March 24, 2014, at a special rate of $99 single, plus tax, per night.

Please call the Crowne Plaza Hotel at 1.877.270.1393 or 414.475.9500, and mention MCW/Acute Care Surgery Symposium when making your reservation.

Keynote Speaker
Gregory J. Jurkovich, MD
Chief of Surgery
Denver Health Medical Center
 
Medical College of Wisconsin Faculty
Assistant Professor
Trauma and Critical Care
 
Professor
Trauma and Critical Care
 
Assistant Professor
Trauma and Critical Care
 
Assistant Professor
Trauma and Critical Care
 
Assistant Professor
General Surgery
 
Assistant Professor
Trauma and Critical Care
 
Nurse Practitioner
Trauma and Critical Care
 
Associate Professor
Trauma and Critical Care
 
Professor and Chief
Trauma and Critical Care
 
 
All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/10/2014
Course expires: 
06/30/2014

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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