WACEP 2019 Spring Symposium

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

12:30-1:30 pm - 
Product Showcase Lunch Presentation by Steven Conroy, DO, FACOEP

Challenges of Treating Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Pulmonary Embolism (PE) in the Hospital
This showcase is provided with the support of Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer Alliance; No CME is available for this session. 

PDF Handout -
Opioid State Targeted Response Technical Assistance Program: MAT, Waiver Training, and the Three-Day Rule
Presented by Eric Ketcham, MD, MBA, FACEP, FASAM, FACHE  (Provided with the support of an independent educational grant from SAMHSA; this session is accredited for CME separately from all other conference activities)

EM Leadership Forum: Nuts & Bolts for Medical Directors and Emerging EM leaders ALTO Workshop: Emergency Medicine Pathways and Hands-on Techniques
  • Understanding Physician Satisfaction Scores, Edwin Leap (link)
  • PDF Handout - Working with ED Nurses, Michael Becker, MD
  • Retaining Experienced Physicians, Michael Becker, MD
  • PDF Handout - Handling Burnout and Promoting Wellness, Bob Leschke, MD
  • Effective Leadership Tools for ED Medical Directors, Daniel Mielnicki, MD
  • PDF Handout - Alternatives to Opioids Pathways; Bobby Redwood, MD and Julie Doniere, MD
  • PDF Handout - ED2Recovery: Overdose prevention in the ED setting; Meagan Sulikowski, MSW and Julie Doniere, MD 
  • PDF Handout - Using Ultrasound and other Hands-on Techniques; Drs. Sara Damewood, Dana Resop, Nikolai Schnittke, and Jonathan Wiese

PDF Handout - State Advocacy Update; Eric Jensen, WACEP Lobbyist

Emergency Medicine 2020: Challenges, Opportunities and Pitfalls; Paul Kivela, MD, MBA, FACEP

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Option 1  Option 2  Option 3

PDF Handout - 2018 LLSA Article Review Workshop
Michael Walters, MD

Hot Topics in Emergency Medicine Round Table Discussions. Attendees choose 5 and rotate to a new table every 15 minutes.

  • PDF Handout - Sleep Schedules for EM Physicians; Jason Lai, MD
  • PDF Handout - Pharmacy Update: Truth and Consequences of Beta-Lactam Allergy Management; Joseph Halfpap, PharmD and Christopher DeWald, PharmD
  • Patient Transfers: Helicopter vs. Ground; Michael Abernethy, MD
  • Advocacy Update; Paul Kivela, MD
  • PDF Handout - Initiating Buprenorphine in ED; Julie Doniere, MD
  • PDF Handout - Active Shooter Preparedness; Jay MacNeal, MD 
  • PDF Handout - CMS Sepsis Measures; Brian Sharp, MD 
  • PDF Handout - Tips / Tricks for Helmet Removal; Vicki Sanfelipo, RN

Emergency Ultrasound Workshop

Presented by:
Drs. Dana Resop, William Scheels, Jessica Schmidt, Nikolai Schnittke, Kevin Emmerich, Sara Damewood and Jonathan Wiese

27th Annual Emergency Medicine Research Forum

PDF Handout - Oral Presentations

PDF Handout - Poster Session

In partnership with the Emergency Medicine Departments at the University of Wisconsin and the Medical College of Wisconsin

PDF HandoutsNew and Surprising Findings in Traumatic Brain Injury Management; Daniel Spaite, MD, FACEP

 Option 1  Option 2
PDF Handout - More with Less: Minimal Resources to Care for Sick Patients in the ED; Edwin Leap, MD
Ultrasound Use during Cardiac Arrest; Nikolai Schnittke, MD, PhD

PDF HandoutSex Trafficking: What to Look For in the ED; Gloria Halverson, MD

PDF HandoutOptimizing Antibiotic Stewardship in the ED; Michael Pulia, MD

PDF Handout - Diagnosis, Management & Treatment of Agitation; Tony Thrasher, DO

PDF Handout - Toxicology Update: Must-Know Pediatric Toxins; Richard Cantor, MD

PDF Handout - Evidence Based Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Are You Practicing It? Richard Cantor, MD



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