Best Practices in Pediatrics

Emergency Medicine Evaluation Forms

Best Practices in Pediatrics

Friday, March 10 and Saturday, March 11

Comment Form | Friday Afternoon and Saturday

Evaluation Form | Friday Afternoon

Evaluation Form | Saturday Session

Agenda | Friday, March 10

12:45 p.m. Registration

1:30 p.m. Welcome Carey Ehlert, MD, and Michael Gutzeit, MD

1:45 p.m. Update on Acne and Hyperhidrosis by Joree Ruiz, PA-C

Full slides | Six slides per page | Questions and Answers


2:30 p.m.
Applying New STI Treatment Guidelines to the Care of Teens by Melissa Vukovich, FNP

Full slides | Six slides per page | Questions and Answers

3:15 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m. Imaging the Tweeners #PRABE :) by Kevin Boyd, DO

Full slides | Six slides per page | Questions and Answers

4:15 p.m. Practical Suicide Management for Busy Primary Care Providers by Christopher Takala, DO 

Full slides | Six slides per page | Questions and Answers

5:00 p.m. Reception and poster session with authors

Agenda | Saturday, March 11

8:00 a.m. Registration, continental breakfast and poster viewing

8:30 a.m. What was I Thinking? Critical Thinking and Diagnostic Error by Michael Gutzeit, MD

Full slides | Six slides per page

9:00 a.m. Update on Endocarditis Prophylaxis by Salil Ginde, MD, MPH

Full slides | Six slides per page | Questions and Answers

9:45 a.m.   Pediatric Thyroid Nodules: New Guidelines and Interdisciplinary Care for Your Patients by Lauren Parsons, MD, and Amy Wagner, MD

Full slides | Six slides per page | Questions and Answers

10:30 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. Novel Therapies for Functional Bowel Disorders by Katja Kovacic, MD

Full slides | Six slides per page | Questions and Answers

11:30 a.m. Review of Immune Deficiencies by James Verbsky, MD, PhD

Full slides | Six slides per page

12:15 p.m. Lunch and poster session

1:00 p.m. Hearing loss: What you Could be Missing by Megan Costanzo, AuD, CCC-A

Full slides | Six slides per page | Questions and Answers

1:45 p.m. 14 Years of Complex Care by Prerna Sinha, MD

Full slides | Six slides per page

2:30 p.m. Integrating Genetics into Medical Practice by Donald Basel, MD

Full slides | Six slides per page

3:15 p.m. Evaluation and Wrap up

Our Best Practices in Pediatrics conferences provide the latest information about common problems encountered in pediatric practices. These conferences benefit all health care providers who work with children, including pediatricians, family practice physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Best Practices in Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Complete the Thursday Evaluation Form to earn CME credits

Evaluation Form | Friday Morning Sessions

Agenda | Thursday, March 9

11:00 a.m. Registration and boxed lunch

11:50 a.m. Welcome by Michael Gutzeit, MD

12:00 p.m. Dermatology in the ED: Red, Hot and Bothered, by Steve Humphrey, MD

Full page slides | Six slides per page

12:45 p.m. Behavioral Health Emergencies, by Marlene Melzer, MD, and Frances Kaczor, MSW

Full page slides | Six slides per page

1:30 p.m.  Break

1:45 p.m.  Neonatal and Infant Medical Emergencies: Recognizing Signs and Symptoms of Acute Illness by John Cox, MD

Full page slides | Six slides per page

2:30 p.m.Abdominal Emergencies Throughout Childhood: From Volvulus to PID by Abigail Schuh, MD

Full page slides | Six slides per page

3:15 p.m."Tooth" and Consequences: Diagnosis and Management of Dental Pain/Trauma in the ED Setting by Lori Barbeau, DDS

Full page slides | Six slides per page

4:00 p.m. Reception and poster session with authors

Agenda | Friday, March 10

6:45 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast

7:15 a.m. 1:05 p.m. | Simulation Stations

Topics subject to change 

Two conferences, one weekend 

March 9-11, 2017 | Wisconsin Dells, Wis.

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Hotel Information
Call 1-800-867-9453 to book your hotel room at Glacier Canyon Lodge. Receive a discount if you book before Feb. 7 by mentioning Best Practices in Pediatrics or Leader #595851.

Fees and Registration

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$150 Best Practices in Pediatric Emergency Medicine

$150 Best Practices in Pediatrics

$275 Best Practices in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics

No charge for MCW or Children's Hospital providers

ACCME accreditation

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physician. 

AMA designation of credit

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending. 

Hours of participation for allied health professionals

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 17.75 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals. Each lecture attended is worth .75 credit.