RSS Coordinator(s):
Series date: 
07/01/2018 - 12:00am CDT to 06/30/2020 - 11:59pm CDT

Series Overview

The Surgical Indications and Continuity for Kids (SICK) educational series is offered as part of the Project ECHO. This educational series is designed for primary care pediatric physicians and clinical team to promote best care practices for pediatric patients preparing or recently completing surgery. This educational series consists of monthly, one-hour sessions. Registered participants are asked to attend all sessions.

Target Audience

Pediatric primary care physicians.

Planning Committee

Dr. Jonathan Kohler, MD, ChairRandi Cartmill, MS, Asst Researcher
Benjamin Eithun, MSN, CRNP, RN, CPNP-AC, CCRNVeronica Watson, Coordinator


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.  

The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing is Iowa Board of Nursing provider 350.

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 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 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 activity.

Disclosures for Planning Committee

Series location: 
HSLC 1229
1111 Highland Ave
Madison , WI 53705
United States
RSS Format: 
Live Stream Available: 
Global Objectives: 

As a result of participation in this educational series, individual participants and clinical teams will improve ability to:

  1. Assess and correct physiological and psychological problems that may increase surgical risk for regional pediatric patients.
  2. Give the patient and significant others complete learning and teaching guidelines regarding the surgery.
  3. Instruct and demonstrate exercises that will benefit the pediatric patient postoperatively.
  4. Plan for discharge and any projected changes in lifestyle due to the surgery.
Interprofessional RSS: 
Intended Audience: 
Nurse Practitioner
Pediatrics ­– Surgery
Credits Available: 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
ANCC Contact Hours
University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours