2024 Pediatric Critical Care Regional Meeting

Madison, WI US
May 22, 2024

The 2024 6th Annual Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Regional meeting is a collaborative effort of the five Pediatric Intensive Care Units in Wisconsin. This year the theme of the conference is Pediatric Neurocritical Care. The educational conference is multidisciplinary in nature, designed to provide up-to-date information and research on the care of children with injury or illness affecting the neurologic system. The conference is intended for medical personnel who care for children including pre-hospital, transport, emergency department, intensive care and hospital medical providers. The content of the conference is designed to provide continuing education credit for nurses, pharmacists, respiratory therapists and physicians.

A virtual option is available for this event.

Abstract Submission

If you are interested in presenting at this conference, please submit your abstract using the following link: Abstract Submission Form

Intended Audience

This activity is designed for physicians, nurses, advanced practice providers (NP/PA), pharmacists, and respiratory therapists in the Wisconsin area who see pediatric critical care patients as part of their practice. 

Elements of Competence

This CE activity has been designed to improve learner competence and focuses on the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and American Association of Colleges of Nursing areas of employing evidence-based practice and medical knowledge.

This activity also focuses on the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion competencies of addressing healthcare disparities and engaging in self reflection. 

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this educational activity, members of the healthcare team will be able to... 

  1. Formulate plans to incorporate best approaches into their practice by identifying and discussing trends in critical care with interdisciplinary care teams.
  2. Increase interprofessional collaboration across Midwest regional intensive care units through reviewing latest innovations and best practice principles in pediatric critical care.
  3. Review latest quality improvement initiatives through interdisciplinary discussion on current QI projects and research.

Conference Pricing

$120 Practicing Physicians (MD/DO)

$60 APPs, RNs, RTs, Physicians in Training, Pharmacy, Students, and other healthcare professionals.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.25 MOC: ABP Lifelong Learning Points (Part II)
  • 7.25 ACPE Contact Hours - Pharmacist
  • 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 7.25 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 7.25 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    • 7.25 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Registration opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/22/2024 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
05/22/2024 - 5:00pm CDT

All times listed are Central Daylight Time (CDT)

7:30 am - 8:00 amRegistration
8:00 am - 8:15 amWelcome & Introduction
8:15 am - 8:45 amNeuroimaging
Susan Rebsamen, MD
8:45 am - 9:15 amMultimodal Monitoring
Neil Munjal, MD
9:15 am - 10:00 amIntegrated EEG
Raquel Farias-Moeller, MD
10:00 am - 10:15 amBreak & Exhibits
10:15 am - 11:15 am

Keynote Lecture: Pediatric Stroke
Kristin Guilliams, MD

11:15 am - 11:45 am Neurocritical Care Database
Binod Balakrishnan, MD
11:45 am - 12:45 pmLunch & Exhibits
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Oral Presentations/QI Abstract Presentations
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm Spinal Cord Injuries
Andrew Stadler , MD
2:45 pm - 3:00 pmBreak & Exhibits
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Traumatic Brain Injury Update
Elizabeth Newell, MD
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Post-Cardiac Arrest Care Update
Ashton Nell, RN
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Status Epilepticus Guideline Update
Varun Sampat, MD
4:30 pm - 5:00 pmBrain Death Guideline Update
Adam Wallace, MD
5:00 pm Closing Remarks & Adjourn


Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
330 N Orchard St
Madison, WI 53715
United States


Parking & Transportation
Onsite parking is not available at the Discovery Building, there are three University of Wisconsin-managed lots (1720 and 80) nearby. 

Learners are responsible for their own travel and lodging arrangements. 

Faculty & Planners

Planning Committee: 

Scott Hagen, MD
Peter Ferrazzano, MD
Pelin Cengiz, MD
Neil Munjal, MD
Ashton Nell, RN
Vincent Faris, RT
Monica Bogenschutz, PharmD
Casey Blumer, MPA

Course Faculty:

Susan Rebsamen, MD - Neuroradiology
Neil Munjal, MD - Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and Neurology
Raquel Farias-Moeller, MD - Pediatric Neurology
Kristin Guilliams, MD - Pediatric Critical Care, Neurology, and Radiology
Binod Balakrishnan, MD - Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Andrew Stadler , MD - Pediatric Neurosurgery
Vincent Faris, RT - Respiratory Therapy
Ashton Nell, RN - Nurse Educator (CNS)
Adam Wallace, MD - Pediatric Neurology
Varun Sampat, MD - Pediatric Neurology Fellow
Elizabeth Newell, MD - Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Policy on Disclosure

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) to identify, mitigate and disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* held by the  speakers/presenters, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this accredited continuing education (CE).  In addition, speakers, presenters and authors must disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation.

For this accredited continuing education activity all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated and detailed disclosures are listed below.



Financial Relationship Disclosures

Discussion of Unlabeled/Unapproved uses of drugs/devices in presentation?

*Ineligible companies are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical services directly to patients to be ineligible companies.

Discloser List CME Internal Report
Joint Accreditation with Commendation Mark

Accreditation Statement

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 7.25 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 virtual live activity for a maximum of 7.25 ANCC contact hours. This course is approved for ANCC Pharmacotherapy Contact Hours, this total will be announced closer to the conference date.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this knowledge-based activity for a maximum of 7.25 hours/7.25 CEUs of CPE credit. Credit will be provided to NABP CPE Monitor within 60 days after the activity completion.

Universal Activity Number (UAN):

Respiratory Therapy Credit (CRCE)

CRCE credit has been requested for this course. If approved by the AARC, we will list the available credit here. Please note this does not guarantee CRCE credit will be available for this course. 

Continuing Education Credit (CEU)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.725 continuing education units (CEUs) or 7.25 hours.

Maintenance of Certification

American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity and individual assessment of and feedback to the learner, enables the learner to earn up to 7.25 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

Available Credit

  • 7.25 MOC: ABP Lifelong Learning Points (Part II)
  • 7.25 ACPE Contact Hours - Pharmacist
  • 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 7.25 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 7.25 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    • 7.25 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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$120 Practicing Physicians (MD/DO)

$60 APPs, RNs, RTs, Physicians in Training, Pharmacy, Students, and other healthcare professionals.

The conference fee includes the cost of tuition and a nonrefundable processing fee of $35. In-person attendee fees also include a continental breakfast, lunch, and refreshment breaks. Virtual attendee fees also include access to the virtual platform. 


Registration for this activity can only be completed through the ICEP Learning Portal. Attendee registrations made through any other sites cannot be honored. UW-Madison ICEP is not able to refund fees paid through unaffiliated registration sites, such as eMedEvents.com, MedConfWorld.com, EventEgg.com, and 10times.com. Please report any unauthorized websites or solicitations for registrations to help@icep.wisc.edu.


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 $35 nonrefundable processing fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations received less than 96 hours prior to the activity start date.


Email help@icep.wisc.edu


Emergency situations occasionally occur and may necessitate topic or speaker changes. The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP reserves the right to alter or substitute a topic or speaker without prior notification.


Conference materials will be posted on Monday, May 20, 2024


The University of Wisconsin provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX requirements. The University of Wisconsin fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please notify us at help@icep.wisc.edu


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Required Hardware/software

For virtual attendees: computer, tablet, or smartphone with audio sharing capabilities.