About WAPA Spring CME 2019
Welcome to the WAPA Spring CME Conference! Connect with fellow PAs, earn valuable CME credit, gain hands-on
clinical experience, explore the exhibit hall and build up your advocacy toolkit at the WAPA Spring CME Conference. Register today!
After March 1: $385 member/$550 nonmember
Student members register for $25
Student Members $25
Student Non-members $45
Military Members and Veterans
If you are a member of the military or a veteran, enter the code "military30" during checkout and receive a 30% discount on your registration.
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This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 31.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
This activity was planned in accordance with AAPA CME Standards for Live Programs and for Commercial Support of Live Programs.
Submit Your Abstract / Synopsis
New! PAs are invited to submit their work for presentation during a new poster session at the 2019 WAPA CME Conference. Submissions will be peer-reviewed and are encouraged in any of the following categories: Case Study; Original Research; Evidence-Based Literature Review; Educational or Professional Innovation; and, Community Outreach. Click here to submit your abstract,
Submission deadline is January 31, 2019, at midnight (12am CST). Poster presentations will be on Thursday, April 4, 2019. Full guidelines are available here. Questions? Email Melissa Graham at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Knee Osteoarthritis with Hands-On Injection Workshop
This hands-on workshop is on April 4, beginning at either 1:30 pm (Group A) or 3:00 (Group B). It will include a lecture on knee osteoarthritis and a hands-on knee injection practice on knee models. This session is sponsored by Ferring Pharmaceuticals and there is no additional cost for attendees. Space is limited to 25 attendees per session. Groups A and B are repeating sessions, not continuing, and delegates should only attend one session.
The American Red Cross BLS Provider Renewal Course
Join us for an optional break out session on Friday, April 5 at 8:00 am to review the skills needed to perform single-rescuer and team based basic life support (BLS), presented by The American Red Cross. We will focus on high-quality CPR and team dynamics through simulated clinical scenarios and hands-on learning stations. At the completion of the course, you will receive your BLS certificate from the American Heart Association.
This is a BLS Renewal Course. You must have a current certification or a certification that has expired no longer than 30 days before the event (March 6, 2019). You must bring a copy of this certification with you to the event.
Cost to attend: $95
Note: This session will be canceled and registrants will receive a full refund if fewer than eight attendees can join this session.
Student Challenge Bowl of 2019!
The Challenge Bowl, Thursday, April 4, is a friendly competition among registered physician assistant students held during the Spring Conference of the Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants. Teams of PA students compete to answer medically-related questions. This event is both entertaining and educational for students, faculty, graduates and guests.
Don't miss hands-on learning this spring through a Joint Injection workshop. More details coming soon!
Continuing Medical Education
This activity is under review. More details coming soon.
Lodging at the Kalahari
WAPA Spring CME 2019 Conference will be held at the Kalahari Resort,1305 Kalahari Dr, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965.
WAPA Group Rate: $159 per night. Room rate is subject to applicable state taxes.
Room rate includes: Waterpark Admission, Microwave, Refrigerator, Table and Chairs, Ironing Board and Iron, In-Room Safe, 32 Inch Flat Screen TV with Pay-Per-View Movies, Complimentary Access to the Fitness Center, High-Speed Internet Access.
There are a few rooms remaining at the Kalahari, but they will be sold on a first-come-first-served basis! Book your room immediately via the Kalahari booking website or by calling 877.253.5466. Ask about the Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants group rate.