11th Annual Current Topics in General Surgery
The goal of this educational activity is to examine the latest development and current techniques in general surgery as they relate to a variety of featured topics. Using a disease-orientated approach along with panel discussions, the activity will cover a broad spectrum of diseases.
Physicians and other healthcare providers in the state and region will learn novel techniques including advances in diagnosis and treatment of surgical diseases to manage problems faced in daily practice. Participation is encouraged through question and answer opportunities during the program.
Practice Gaps and Needs
Current Topics in General Surgery is the premier educational event in the region designed to educate general surgeons, this year including a COVID-19 session. This course will provide a comprehensive review and update of general surgery core competencies as outlined by the American Board of Surgery for re-certification, as well as instruction on innovations in technology and medical care focused on improved outcomes for patients.
- Updates on breast and colorectal surgery
- Difficult cases in colorectal surgery
- New! COVID-19 curriculum
This activity is designed to educate community general surgeons, advanced practice nurses, PAs, RNs and other healthcare providers on topics relevant to new advances in the diagnosis and treatment of surgical diseases.
Elements of Competence
This CE activity has been designed to improve learner competence and focuses on the American Board of Medical Specialties' areas of patient care and procedural skills, medical knowledge, and interpersonal and communication skills.
This activity also focuses on the interprofessional competencies of roles/responsibilities, interprofessional communication, and teams/teamwork.
At the conclusion of the activity, the healthcare team will be able to:
- Discuss communication and collaboration with partners in care of patients
- Review best current models of treatment for patients with breast and colorectal disease
- Discuss effective practice management techniques
Friday, October 16, 2020
James Cole, Jr., DO & Ray King, MD, PhD
Moderator: Ray King, MD, PhD
Evie Carchman, MD
Julia Berian, MD
Managing of the Insanely Dilated Colon
Cristina Geltzeiler, MD
Corona Virus from all Perspectives
Moderator: James Cole, Jr., DO
Tracheotamy for the COVID Patient
|9:20 AM||COVID in the ICU|
Vivek Thappa, MD
|9:35 AM||Management of the Incubated COVID Patient from the Nursing Perspective|
Nichole Burfield, RN
|9:50 AM||Panel Discussion|
Moderator: Lee Wilke, MD
Managing the Axilla
Heather Neuman, MD
Updates in Neoadjuvant Therapy and Subsequent Surgical Management
Jennifer Racz, MD
Update on Reconstruction
Brett Michelotti, MD
Robotic Video Surgery
Moderator: James Cole, Jr., DO
Paul Batty, MD
Dacia A. Pickering, MD, PhD
Krystle Lange, DO
This is a virtual conference (Central Daylight Time). Please see the Program for further information.
A link will be sent to participants prior to the activity start date.
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN FACULTY
*Terese Bailey, BS; Senior Outreach Specialist, Senior Outreach Specialist, Office of Continuing Professional Development, University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP
Maria Bates, MD; Endocrine Surgery, UW Health Surgery at SwedishAmerican
Paul Batty, MD; General Surgery, UW Health Surgery at SwedishAmerican
Julia Berian, MD; Assistant Professor of Surgery
Nichole Burfield, RN; Intensive Care Unit, UW Health Surgery at SwedishAmerican
Evie Carchman, MD; Assistant Professor of Surgery
*James Cole, Jr., DO; Associate Professor of Surgery
*Eugene (Chip) Foley, MD; Professor of Surgery
Cristina Geltzeiler, MD; Assistant Professor of Surgery
*Jacob Greenberg, MD, EdM; Associate Professor of Surgery
*Angela Ingraham, MD, MS; Assistant Professor of Surgery
*Ray King, MD, PhD; Assistant Professor of Surgery
Ashley Kujava, NP; Department of Surgery, Otolaryngology
Krystle Lange, DO; Assistant Professor of Surgery
Brett Michelotti, MD; Assistant Professor of Surgery
Heather Neuman, MD; Associate Professor of Surgery
Dacia A. Pickering, MD, PhD; Assistant Professor of Surgery
Jennifer Racz, MD; Associate Professor of Surgery
*Rebecca Sippel, MD; Associate Professor of Surgery
Vivek Thappa, MD; Pulmonology, UW Health Surgery at SwedishAmerican
*Veronica Watson, MSOD; Education Manager, Department of Surgery
*Lee Wilke, MD; Professor of Surgery
*Planning Committee Member
POLICY ON DISCLOSURE
It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership, that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this CE activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s).
Detailed disclosures will be available prior to the start of the conference.
|Name of Individual||Individual's Role in Activity|
Name of Commercial Interest &
|Terese Bailey, BS||Planner||No Relevant Financial Relationships to Disclose||No|
|James Cole, Jr., DO||Planner, Moderator|
|Eugene (Chip) Foley, MD||Planner, Moderator||No Relevant Financial Relationships to Disclose||No|
|Jacob Greenberg, MD, EdM||Planner||BD Biosciences (Grant), Medtronic (Grant)||No|
|Angela Ingraham, MD, MS||Planner||Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (Grant), American College of Surgeons (Contractor)||No|
|Ray King, MD, PhD||Planner||No Relevant Financial Relationships to Disclose||No|
|Ashley Kujava, NP||Planner||No Relevant Financial Relationships to Disclsoe||No|
|Rebecca Sippel, MD||Planner||No Relevant Financial Relationships to Disclose||No|
|Veronica Watson, MSOD||Planner||No Relevant Financial Relationships to Disclose||No|
|Lee Wilke, MD||Planner, Moderator||Elucent Medical (Stock)||No|
The ACCME defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.
|In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.|
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENTS
American Medical Association (AMA)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 ANCC contact hours.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing is Iowa Board of Nursing provider 350. Iowa Board of Nursing accepts ANCC contact hours for nursing continuing education requirements.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison, as a member of the University Professional Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.4 continuing education units (CEUs) or 4.0 hours.
- 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 4.00 ANCC Contact Hours
- 4.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
Conference fees are $120 for MD/DO and $60 for Others including Clinical Adjunct Faculty.
If you cancel your registration up to 96 hours prior to the conference, you will be refunded the entire conference fee except for the $10 nonrefundable portion of the fee. No refunds will be made after that time.
Date: October 16, 2020
Place: This course is virtual. The link to join will be sent prior to the activity start date.
Syllabus & Conference Materials
Conference materials will be available to registered participants 48 hours prior to the event at this conference site.
CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY
Requests for cancellation must be submitted in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cancellation requests received at least 96 hours prior to the conference will allow a full refund except for the $10 nonrefundable processing fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations received less than 96 hours prior to the activity start date.
Emergency situations occasionally occur and may necessitate topic or speaker changes. The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP reserve the right to alter or substitute a topic or speaker without prior notification.
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