UW Health Continuing Education Conference Series - Women's Healthcare Strategies

Rockford, IL US
November 4, 2022

Join us for the first UWHealth Northern Illinois Provider Education Series. This session will be focused on Women's Healthcare Strategies. Over the course of this one-day symposium, learners will engage with experts in a wide variety of topics related to Women's Health. Topics include updates in the treatment of pelvic floor conditions, developing treatment plans for breast cancer patients, addressing depression and anxiety with female and adolescent patients, and current best practices in the treatment of thyroid conditions.

We are excited to offer this activity in-personWe look forward to seeing you all at the Schwartz Auditorium, SwedishAmerican Women and Children’s Hospital later this fall. In-person attendance is preferred. Please only select virtual if you are confident you would be unable to attend in-person.

As always, we will monitor any situation that may make in-person gatherings infeasible and will update registered attendees if there are any changes. 

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians, nurses, advanced practice providers, social workers, and other healthcare providers of women's healthcare for UW Health Northern Illinois.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Describe current best practices in women's healthcare, specifically in the areas of breast cancer care, depression and anxiety, thyroid conditions, and pelvic floor treatments.
  2. Make use of resources within UW Health N. IL specifically related to women's health treatments.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 5.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 5.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    • 5.00 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Registration opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/04/2022 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
11/04/2022 - 3:15pm CDT

All times listed are Central Daylight Time (CDT) 

8:00 am Registration 
8:45 am - 9:00 amWelcome
9:00 am - 10:00 am 

Creating a comprehensive treatment plan for breast cancer patients and patients at high risk for developing breast cancer

Megan Buja, PA & Lacey Stelle, MD

10:00 am - 11:00 am 

Creating Positive Outcomes for Breast Reduction Surgery and Patients Undergoing Lumpectomy or Mastectomy for the Treatment of Breast Cancer

Katherine Shaum, MD

11:00 am - 11:15 amBreak
11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Best practices for treating mental health concerns in teens, young adults, and women

Stephanie Gorham, MDCheriece McNeely, MD

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Understanding Pelvic Floor Disorders and Treatments

Rachel Hoffman, PA & David Schleicher, MD

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm 

Current Best Practices for the Treatment of Thyroid Conditions Utilizing Operative and Non-Operative Methods

Simon Holoubek, DO & Erin MacKinney, MD

3:00 pm - 3:15 pmClosing Remarks


Schwartz Auditorium, SwedishAmerican Women and Children’s Hospital
1350 Charles St.
Rockford, IL 61104
United States

Policy on Disclosures

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. 

NameRoleFinancial Relationship Disclosure

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

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 5.0 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 5.0 ANCC contact hours.  

Continuing Education Units

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.50 continuing education units (CEUs) or 5.0 hours.

Available Credit

  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 5.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 5.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    • 5.00 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™


Please login or register to take this course.

Registration Rates

$125 - Non-UW Health Affiliates 
$65 - UW/VA/UnityPoint Health/UW Health Northern Illinois (SwedishAmerican) Providers (Physicians, Nurses, Advanced Practice Providers, Other Healthcare Professionals)
FREE - Residents & Students

Early Bird Discount Code: WHEB2022
Early bird discount includes $10 off. Expires 10/5/2022. Enter code during checkout. 

The conference fee includes the cost of tuition, lunch and refreshments, electronic course materials, and a nonrefundable processing fee of $25. 

In-person attendance is preferred. Please only select virtual if you are confident you would be unable to attend in-person.


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

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 info@icep.wisc.edu.


Email help@icep.wisc.edu.


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.


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


For conference information please contact Kelly Dinsmore at KDinsmore@uwhealth.org