UW’s 7th Annual Current Topics in General Surgery | Advanced Practice Provider and Nursing Session

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May 6-7, 2016

The University of Wisconsin Department of Surgery will host the 7th Annual Current Topics in General Surgery CME course Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7, 2016. The course will be held at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in downtown Madison, Wisconsin.

Current Topics in General Surgery is the premiere educational event in the region designed to educate general surgeons. This course will provide a comprehensive review and update of general surgery core competencies as outlined by the American Board of Surgery for re-certification, as well as instruction on new innovations in technology and medical care focused on improved outcomes for patients.

Provided By

  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health –
    Department of Surgery
  • Office of Continuing Professional Development in Medicine and Public Health

For more information, please contact:
Christine Schmieden
UW Department of Surgery
H4/710 CSC
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792-7375
Telephone: (608) 263-7697 / FAX: (608) 265-5963
E-mail: schmieden@surgery.wisc.edu


Session I

Moderators: Lori Seaborne MPAS, PA-C and MaryBeth Henry, NP

12:55 High Risk Breast Surveillance – Suzanne Klimberg, MD

1:25 Surgical Considerations for the Bariatric Surgery Patient – Steve Heuer, PA-C

1:45 Abdominal Pain: Is it Urgent? – Daniel Vargo, MD

2:05 PTSD and Acute Stress in the Hospitalized Patient – Amy Stacey, NP

2:25 Panel Discussion

2:45 Refreshment Break & Exhibits

Session II

Moderators: Jennifer Wilson PA-C, and Amy Stacey, NP

3:15 Prehab: Optimizing the Surgical Candidate – Heidi Simmet-Afghan, NP

3:35 Wound Healing – Mahgen Kruse, PA-C

3:55 Transitions of Care – Maria Brenny-Fitzpatrick, DNP, RN, FNP-C, GNP-BC

4:25 Panel Discussion

4:45 Adjourn

5:00 Welcome Reception & Exhibits