MTC 2019 General Information

Date

Friday, March 1, 2019

Time

12:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Optional dinner reception to follow

Location

Atrium and Room 1335, Health Sciences Learning Center, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 750 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI

Registration

Register for the conference here. Early-bird registration prices will end on February 15, 2019. After February 15, prices will increase.

Conference Housing

There is a block of rooms reserved at Best Western Plus InnTowner, 2424 University Avenue, Madison, WI.

Conference Attire

Casual attire is appropriate for this conference.

Parking & Bus Service

Parking is available for an hourly fee in the UW Hospital parking ramp next to the Health Sciences Learning Center. Bus service information will be available as the event approaches.

 

4.5 Continuing Medical education/Continuing Education (CME/CE) credit will be available for this conference.

Intended Audience

Physicians, physician assistants, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse-midwives and certified professional midwives, public health professionals,environmental activists, staff of environmental organizations, scientists, students and interested community members.

Elements of Competence

This CME/CE activity has been designed to change learner competence and focuses on the American Board of Medical Specialties areas of patient care and medical knowledge.

Purpose and Objectives

This activity will educate health care professionals about important environmental factors affecting human health and how best to use that information in primary care practice. The conference will also build relationships between environmental advocates and health practitioners to advocate cooperatively for public policies that promote a healthy environment.

As a result of participation in this educational activity, participants will be able to:

1) Share knowledge about the current scientific research on health effects of exposure to environmental hazards, identify barriers and opportunities for addressing key public health problems.

2) Identify and manage significant adverse environmental health effects and apply this information to patient care.

3) Advocate for a healthier environment and foster collaboration between individuals, organizations and government.

Policy On Faculty And Sponsor Disclosure

It is the policy of SSM Health that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in order to allow CME staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). The planning team members and presenters report no relevant financial interests.

Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by SSM Health and PSR WI/WEHN. SSM Health is jointly accredited by the American Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians – CME SSM Health designates this live activity for maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses – CNE SSM Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 ANCC Contact Hour.

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Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns, please call 608-232-9945 or email at WEHNmail@gmail.com.