Emergency Medicine: Where the Rubber Meets the Road
WACEP 2019 Spring Symposium & 27th Annual Emergency Medicine Research Forum
April 3-4, 2019 | Harley-Davidson Museum | Milwaukee, WI
COURSE OVERVIEW: This conference is designed to provide emergency physicians and other clinicians from across Wisconsin and the Midwest with timely updates relevant to clinicians who provide emergency care through a variety of course formats. Small group discussions will offer learners an opportunity to interact and receive individualized instruction; hands-on training will cover both basic and advanced procedures; and didactic learning whereby presenters will share their expertise, unique skill sets and insight into specialized areas of Emergency Medicine through a series of lectures.
- Review emerging trends and leading-edge topics in Emergency Medicine
- Discuss national, state and local advocacy efforts in Emergency Medicine
- Discuss recommendations for practice improvement in Emergency Medicine
- Demonstrate strategies for improved diagnosis and treatment of patients in the Emergency Department
SCHEDULE: Educational sessions will held on Wednesday, April 3 from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm and again on Thursday, April 4 from 8:00 am to 5:15 pm. View Schedule.
Attendee brochure coming soon.
TARGET AUDIENCE: This activity is designed for emergency physicians, primary care providers, advanced practice providers, residents and medical students.
MAT / WAIVER TRAINING OVERVIEW SESSION - Opioid State Targeted Response Technical Assistance Program: MAT, Waiver Training, and the Three-Day Rule: This course will provide attendees with a working knowledge of how to initiate Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for patients with Opioid Use Disorder, and how to safely treat acute opioid withdrawal in the ED. The course is made available through ACEP and funding received from the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) through an educational grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA),
ANNUAL EMERGENCY MEDICINE RESEARCH FORUM: WACEP recognizes the efforts being taken to develop innovative models of care, caring for unique patients, furthering research and contributing to education across our state.
In partnership with the Departments of Emergency Medicine at both the University of Wisconsin and the Medical College of Wisconsin, WACEP hosts the annual Wisconsin Emergency Medicine Research Forum during its Spring Symposium. Poster session and oral presentation opportunities are available. Inquiries regarding abstract submissions may be directed to WisconsinEMresearch@gmail.com. The Research Forum is not accredited for continuing medical education. For planning purposes, participants who wish to attend the Research Forum sessions only are required to register.
EMERGENCY ULTRASOUND WORKSHOP: Topics covered include basic principles of point of care ultrasound, soft tissue applications, Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (FAST) exam, and tips to incorporate ultrasound into clinical practice. This course will include didactic learning and hands-on practice with live models and novel simulation techniques. Registration is limited to 12 participants to ensure individualized learning. This course requires an additional registration fee of $75.
HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS: Book your stay before March 4, 2019 to receive the WACEP group rate of $159. Call the Iron Horse Hotel at 1-888-543-4766 and request the Wisconsin Chapter, ACEP room block.
REGISTRATION & CANCELLATIONS: Registration is opening soon! Please check back. Cancellations and requests for refund must be received by March 4 and will be subject to a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be issued after March 4.