WACEP 2018 Spring Symposium

  • March 14, 2018
  • March 15, 2018
  • The Edgewater, 1001 Wisconsin Place, Madison, WI


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Wednesday, March 14, 2017

6:00 pm - Welcome Reception & Dinner
7:00 pm - So You Want to Make a Difference?  Finding your White Hot Why in Emergency Medicine, Erik Hess, MD

Thursday, March 15, 2018
8:00 - 11:30 am:

Track 1.1

Track 1.2

2017 LLSA Article Review Session (8-10 am)

Hot Topics in EM (10:15-11:30 am)

  • Optimizing Antibiotic Prescribing in ED
  • Recruiting and Mentoring Female EM Physicians
  • Patient Transfers: Helicopter vs. Ground
  • CMS Sepsis Measures
  • NOACs and Reversal Agents
  • Physician Wellness & Burnout Prevention

26th Annual Wisconsin Emergency Medicine Research Forum. Awards will be presented for:

  • Best overall presentation
  • Best Student presentation
  • Best Poster presentation
  • Best Resident/Fellow Presentation
  • Best Scholarly Activity Presentation
  • Career Development Award
The previously scheduled Simulation Workshop has been cancelled. WACEP apologizes for any inconvenience. 

10:00 am - 12:30 pm - Poster Session
11:30 am - 12:30 pm - Lunch / WACEP Annual Membership Meeting ? Visit Exhibits
12:30 pm - Respecting Patient Autonomy when Seconds Count: Involving Patients in Emergency Care Decisions, Erik Hess, MD
1:30 pm - Pediatric Pain Management, Amy Drendel, DO, MS
2:45 pm - Telemedicine Update, Manish Shah, MD
3:30 pm - Ketamine and the Awake Intubation, Louis Scrattish, MD
4:30 pm - #OrlandoUnited: Coordinating Medical Response to the Pulse Nightclub Shooting, Josef Thundiyil, MD
5:30 pm - Cocktail reception with live music

ACCREDITATION: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American College of Emergency Physicians and the Wisconsin Chapter, American College of Emergency Physicians (WACEP). The American College of Emergency Physicians is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

DESIGNATION: The American College of Emergency Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.