11th Annual Current Topics in General Surgery

October 16, 2020

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.

Highlights include:

  • Updates on breast and colorectal surgery
  • Difficult cases in colorectal surgery
  • New!  COVID-19 curriculum

Target Audience

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.

Learning Objectives

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
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 4.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 4.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
Registration opens: 
06/30/2020
Course expires: 
06/30/2021
Event starts: 
10/16/2020 - 7:45am
Event ends: 
10/16/2020 - 12:15pm
Cost:
$120.00
Rating: 
0

Friday, October 16, 2020

 

7:45 AM

Welcome

James Cole, Jr., DO & Ray King, MD, PhD

Colorectal

Moderator:  Ray King, MD, PhD

8:00 AM

Ischemic Colitis

Evie Carchman, MD

8:15 AM

Complicated Diverticulitis

Julia Berian, MD

8:30 AM

Managing of the Insanely Dilated Colon

Cristina Geltzeiler, MD

8:45 AM

Panel Discussion

9:00 AM

BREAK

 

 

Corona Virus from all Perspectives

Moderator: James Cole, Jr., DO

 

 

9:05 AM

Tracheotamy for the COVID Patient
Maria Bates, MD

9:20 AMCOVID in the ICU
Vivek Thappa, MD
9:35 AMManagement of the Incubated COVID Patient from the Nursing Perspective
Nichole Burfield, RN
9:50 AMPanel Discussion

10:05 AM

BREAK

 

 

Breast Cancer

Moderator: Lee Wilke, MD

 

 

10:10 AM

Managing the Axilla

Heather Neuman, MD

10:25 AM

Updates in Neoadjuvant Therapy and Subsequent Surgical Management

Jennifer Racz, MD

10:40 AM

Update on Reconstruction

Brett Michelotti, MD

10:55 AM

Panel Discussion

11:10 AM

BREAK

 

 

Robotic Video Surgery

Moderator: James Cole, Jr., DO

 

 

11:15 AM

Colon

Paul Batty, MD

11:30 AM

Hernia

Dacia A. Pickering, MD, PhD

11:45 AM

Gallbladder

Krystle Lange, DO

12:00 PM

Panel Discussion

12:15 PM

ADJOURN

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 IndividualIndividual's Role in Activity

Name of Commercial Interest &
Nature of Relationship

Discussion of
Unlabeled/Unapproved Uses
of Drugs/Devices in Presentation?

Terese Bailey, BSPlannerNo Relevant Financial Relationships to DiscloseNo
James Cole, Jr., DOPlanner, Moderator  
Eugene (Chip) Foley, MDPlanner, ModeratorNo Relevant Financial Relationships to DiscloseNo
Jacob Greenberg, MD, EdMPlannerBD Biosciences (Grant), Medtronic (Grant)No
Angela Ingraham, MD, MSPlannerAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality (Grant), American College of Surgeons (Contractor)No
Ray King, MD, PhDPlannerNo Relevant Financial Relationships to DiscloseNo
Ashley Kujava, NPPlannerNo Relevant Financial Relationships to DisclsoeNo
Rebecca Sippel, MDPlannerNo Relevant Financial Relationships to DiscloseNo
Veronica Watson, MSODPlannerNo Relevant Financial Relationships to DiscloseNo
Lee Wilke, MDPlanner, ModeratorElucent 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.

Discloser List CME Internal Report

Accreditation Statement

Jointly Accredited Provider LogoIn 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.

 

Available Credit

  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 4.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 4.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours

Price

Cost:
$120.00
Please login or register to take this course.

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.

General Information

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 help@icep.wisc.edu.  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.

PROGRAM CHANGES

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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

For conference information or details regarding exhibit booths, please contact Veronica Watson at watsonv@surgery.wisc.edu.