Surgical Collaborative of Wisconsin Fall Meeting

Kohler, WI US
November 9, 2019

**NOTE: Credit claimed for this activity does not include the Breakout Session MEB Credit. Credit for that session must be claimed separately, here.**

The Surgical Collaborative of Wisconsin Fall Meeting will bring together surgeons, quality leaders, and other related providers from across the state to discuss evidence-based quality improvement opportunities for breast cancer reoperation, colorectal surgery, post-operative opioid prescribing and rural health. Attendees will receive benchmarked performance reports, and will have the opportunity to ask questions regarding these. This meeting will also feature a Comprehensive Pain Block session, in which they will become more familiar with pain block alternatives and appropriate opioid prescribing guidelines. Finally, participants will develop action plans for each of the quality initiatives they are involved in.

Target Audience

This event is designed for physicians, nurses, PAs, APPs.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the educational activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify alternatives to opioid prescribing  
  2. Analyze their performance report and propose actions for improvement
  3. Develop action plans for their quality initiatives
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.75 MOC: ABS Lifelong Learning & Self-Assessment Points (Part II)
    This activity meets the ABS requirements for CME and self‐assessment credit toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC program.
  • 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.75 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
Registration opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/09/2019 - 12:00pm CST
Event ends: 
11/09/2019 - 4:00pm CST
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 pm – 12:45 pm Surgical Collaborative of Wisconsin Update
           Dr. Caprice Greenberg
           Dr. Elise Lawson
12:45 pm – 1:30 pm State of the State and Data Address
           Dr. Jessica Schumacher
1:30 pm – 1:45 pmBreak
1:45 pm – 2:45 pm Breakout Sessions
Perioperative Pain Management in the Era of the Opioid Epidemic
            Dr. Elise Lawson
Ultrasound-guided regional blocks for breast and abdominal surgical procedures
            Dr. Elizabeth Wilson
Surgeon-placed regional blocks for laparoscopic surgery
            Dr. Raymond Georgen
Non-opioid infusions for perioperative pain management
            Dr. Kristin Bevil
2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Break
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Quality Initiative Breakout Sessions
4:00 pmAdjourn
The American Club
444 Highland Drive
Kohler, WI 53044
United States
+1 (800) 344-2838

Policy on Disclosure

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin-Madison ICEP, that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this CE activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests 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).

For this educational activity, all conflicts of interest have been resolved and detailed disclosures are listed below: 

*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, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) and the Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality. 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 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Surgery (ABS)

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 2.75 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Surgery's (ABS) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS MOC credit.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for .275 continuing education units (CEUs) or 2.75 hours. 


Available Credit

  • 1.75 MOC: ABS Lifelong Learning & Self-Assessment Points (Part II)
    This activity meets the ABS requirements for CME and self‐assessment credit toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC program.
  • 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.75 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours


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