The Rural Outreach Initiative is an opportunity to engage clinicians who practice emergency medicine outside of the "Madison-Milwaukee corridor"! Whether you practice in southwest Wisconsin or elsewhere, we hope you'll join Wisconsin ACEP on Friday, September 6, 2019 in Richland Center. Download Flyer.
SCHEDULE subject to change
10:00 am - 2:00 pm; Educational Updates; Richland Hospital (Pippin Rm)
Procedural Ultrasound Techniques: Don’t have the resources for a full diagnostic ED Ultrasound Program? Drs. Lauren Sheehy and Hani Kuttab, fellows from the Univ. of Wisconsin Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship Program will provide some basic tips and tools on central lines, foreign body identification, abscess, and more!
Updates in Acute Stroke Care: Natalie Wheeler, MD JD, Assistant Professor in the Univ. of Wisconsin Dept of Neurology and Medical Director of UW Health's Telestroke Program, will review recent modifications to alteplase treatment guidelines and discuss new extended windows for intervention and how new imaging is used for patient selection for stroke intervention.
UW Med Flight & CHETA Review sponsored by UW Health Prehospital Care & Medical Transport
UW Med Flight will be making a special appearance with the new C145 aircraft and the pediatric critical care transport ambulance. UW Med Flight staff will discuss measures for security and safety around a helicopter, review the process of preparing patients for transport, and will give specific case examples.
2:30 - 5:00 pm: WACEP Board Meeting; Richland Hospital (Pippin Rm) - Guests are welcome to attend the Board meeting. Or, get out and explore SW Wisconsin!
5:45 - 8:30 pm: Off-site Dinner & Social; Hillsboro Brewing Co - Reconvene at the Hillsboro Brewing Company for a family-friendly dinner and social.
Enjoy the Weekend in SW Wisconsin! - For those who wish to make it a mini-getaway and stay through the weekend, the area offers many things to see and do, as well as places to stay. Learn more, and plan to to get out and explore beautiful southwest Wisconsin!