RSS Coordinator(s):
Series date: 
07/01/2020 - 7:30am CDT to 07/01/2022 - 8:30am CDT

Series Overview

Sessions aim to address developments in treating cardiovascular related diseases as well as practice issues identified in QA conferences. After participation in this regularly scheduled series, participants will be newly or better able to provide state of the art, patient-centered cardiovascular care to patients in the clinic, on the inpatient services, and in the diagnostic laboratory. The specific educational approaches we plan to use in this activity in order to address the educational needs include lectures and case‐based discussions.

Target Audience

Cardiovascular Medicine Faculty (MD, DO), Physicians, Fellows, Residents, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses (RN, APRN, LPN), Lab Personnel. Some sessions will be relevant to Internal Medicine, Cardiothoracic Surgery and Pediatric Cardiology. 

Planning Committee

Peter Rahko, MD, ChairAshley Bartlett, RSS CoordinatorZachary D. Goldberger, MD, Chair
Joan Hermsen, DNP, APNPAmanda Breuer, PA-C 


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 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  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 1 ANCC contact hour.  

ANCC pharmacotherapeutic contact hours will be calculated and awarded as appropriate per session to meet the needs of advanced practice nurses. 

AAPA Credit Designation Statement

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until 6/30/2022. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation

Continuing Education Units

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.1 continuing education units (CEUs) or 1 hour.


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.

* 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 service directly to patients to be commercial interests.

Detailed disclosures will be available prior to the start of the activity.

Disclosures for Planning Committee
Disclosures for Planning Committee - March 1, 2022 to June 30, 2022

Series location: 
UW Hospital and Clinics, Auditorium G5/119 CSC
600 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53792
United States
RSS Format: 
Grand Rounds
Live Stream Available: 
Global Objectives: 

As a result of participation in this educational series, participants will increase their ability to:

  1. Provide state-of-the-art, interprofessional, patient-centered cardiovascular care to patients in the clinic, on the inpatient services and in the diagnostic laboratory.
  2. Apply  knowledge to clinical practice in the areas of diagnostic testing for cardiovascular disease, use of newly released medications, and implementation of guideline recommended treatment for cardiovascular disease.
  3. Effectively communicate with the members of interprofessional, multidisciplinary healthcare team to optimize management of the multitude of diseases involving the cardiovascular system.


Interprofessional RSS: 
Intended Audience: 
Nurse Practitioner
Physician Assistant
Other not specified
Cardiovascular Medicine
Pediatrics ­– Cardiology
Credits Available: 
AAPA Category 1 CME
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
ANCC Contact Hours
ANCC Pharmacotherapy Contact Hours
University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours