2017 Updates in PM & R

Physicians face challenges in diagnostic and management of various musculoskeletal, neurophysiologic, cerebral palsy and pelvic floor pain disorders.

Physicians are expected to apply current and up to date practice guidelines in diagnostic, evaluation and management of cerebral palsy and pelvic floor. Practicing physicians will learn new techniques to evaluation common entrapment neuropathies and identify challenges in post-acure care.

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education to physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 4.0 hours of participation for physician assistants of continuing education for allied health professionals. 

Course details

Target audience

Local Physicians
Allied Healthcare Providers 

Learning objectives

1.   Define Cerebral Palsy (CP) and identify key history and physical exam findings associated with CP.
2.   Identify medical advances in the early diagnostic of CP
3.   Identify available medical and surgical treatment options for spasticity in CP.
4.   Identify other rehab management approaches for CP.
5.   Review traditional diagnostic criteria for entrapment neuropathies.
6.   Discuss evolving concept in EMG signal analysis.
7.   Illustrate the role of internal topography.
8.   Identify current changes for all levels of Post-Acute Care (PAC).
9.   Evaluate how the PAC Care developments may or may not affect how and where you see patients.
10. Select appropriate models of care to engage your system leaderson on PAC strategies.
11. List visceral causes of pelvic pain and musculoskeletal causes of pain.
12. Describe the interactions between visceral causes of pelvic pain and musculoskeletal causes of pelvic pain.
13. Discuss the current treatments of pelvic floor dysfunctions and pain.



Froedtert & MCW Clinical Cancer Center
8800 W. Doyne Avenue Level 3, Educational Center, Conference Room "M"
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States

Faculty & credentials

Kimberley L. Zvara, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Karin Goodfriend, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

Gregory Worsowicz, MD, MBA
Professor of Clinical PM&R
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Missouri, School of Medicine
Medical Director
Howard A. Rusk Rehabilitation Center

Sumana Koduri, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medical College of Wisconsin

Beth Malak, PT, MPT, BCB-PMD 
Physical Therapy Acute Care
Froedtert Hospital

Nanjappareddy M. Reddy, MD
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Medical College of Wisconsin

In accordance with the ACCMEⓇ standard for Commercial Support Number 7, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships and had no relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of:

Dr. Worsowicz disclosed that he has received honoraria as an expert reviewer from Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) Service for 14 CNI Trust Fund Research Proposals as well as Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago PCORI  as a member of the Advisory Committee. These conflicts have been reviewed and resolved according to the Medical College of Wisconsin's resolution process.

ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
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Additional Registration Information:

This conference is complimentary for PM&R Department registered nurses, PM&R Department nurse practitioners, PM&R Department residents, PM&R Department fellows, and PM&R Department rotating students; however registration is required. For instructions on how to receive your complimentary registration, please contact Beatriz Envila at (414) 805-7343 or via email at benvila@mcw.edu before attempting to register. Thank you

Registration fee on or before September 5, 2017 = $50.00

Registration fee September 6 - 23, 2017 = $60.00

A $3.00 non-refundable processing fee will be assessed for all registrations. 

Cancellation refunds will be provided less  $23.00 for processing

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Beatriz Envila
Phone Number:: 
+1 (414) 805-7343
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