WACEP 2019 Spring Symposium


Schedule (subject to change)

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

12:00-1:30 pm
Lunch & “Ask the Board” Open Forum

1:30-2:30 pm
Opioid State Targeted Response Technical Assistance Program: MAT, Waiver Training, and the Three-Day Rule

2:30-5:30 pm

Option 1

Option 2

2019 EM Leadership Forum: Nuts & Bolts for Medical Directors and Emerging EM leaders

  • What EM Leaders Should Know About Physician Satisfaction Scores
  • Working with ED Nurses
  • Retaining Experienced Physicians
  • Handling Burnout and Promoting Wellness
    ALTO Workshop: Emergency Medicine Pathways and Hands-on Techniques
    • Alternatives to Opioids Pathways
    • ED2Recovery: Overdose prevention in the ED setting
    • Using Ultrasound and other Hands-on Techniques

    5:30-6:45 pm
    Reception & Dinner

    6:45-7:45 pm
    Keynote Presentation by Paul Kivela, MD, MBA, FACEP, ACEP President
    Emergency Medicine 2020: Challenges, Opportunities and Pitfalls

    8:00-11:00 pm
    Off-site reception sponsored by EMS at The Library inside The Iron Horse Hotel

    Thursday, April 4, 2019

    AM Option 1

    AM Option 2

    AM Option 3

    8:00-10:00 am
    2018 LLSA Article Review Workshop
    Michael Walters, MD

    8:00-11:30 am
    Emergency Ultrasound Workshop
    Sara Damewood, MD; Dana Resop, MD

    8:00-11:30 am
    27th Annual Emergency Medicine Research Forum

    In partnership with the Emergency Medicine Departments at the  University of Wisconsin and the Medical College of Wisconsin

    10:15-11:30 am

    Hot Topics in Emergency Medicine – Roundtable Discussions

    • Sleep Schedules for Emergency Physicians – Dr. Lai
    • Pharmacy Update: Truth and Consequences of Beta-Lactam Allergy Management – Drs. Halfpap and DeWald
    • Patient Transfers: Helicopter vs. Ground – Dr. Abernethy
    • ACEP Advocacy Update – Dr. Kivela
    • Initiating Buprenorphine – Dr. Doniere
    • Active Shooter Preparedness – Dr. MacNeal
    • CMS Sepsis Measures – Dr. Sharp

    11:45am - 12:45 pm
    Keynote Presentation by Daniel Spaite, MD, FACEP
    New and Surprising Findings in Traumatic Brain Injury Management

    12:45-2:00 pm
    Lunch & WACEP Annual Update

     PM Option 1

    PM Option 2

    2:00-2:30 pm

    More with Less: Having Minimal Resources to Care for Sick Patients in the ED – Edwin Leap, MD

    2:00-2:30 pm

    Sex Trafficking: What to Look For in the ED – Gloria Halverson, MD

    2:30-3:00 pm

    Ultrasound Use during Cardiac Arrest - Nikolai Schnittke, MD, PhD

    2:30-3:30 pm

    Diagnosis, Management & Treatment of Agitation – Tony Thrasher, DO

    3:00-3:30 pm

    Optimizing Antibiotic Stewardship in the ED – Michael Pulia, MD

    3:30 pm - Break

    4:00-4:30 pm
    Toxicology Update - Richard Cantor, MD

    4:30-5:15 pm
    Pediatric Update - Richard Cantor

    5:15-6:30 pm 
    Closing Reception