American Family Children's Hospital

Emergency Care and Trauma Symposium


Contact Linda K. Pittz

(608) 574-8707



Conference brochure (pdf)

The 48th Annual Emergency Care and Trauma Symposium is designed to help emergency medical personnel improve their professional performance in the field. This symposium will benefit all levels of EMS, nurses and other allied health professionals.


Symposium Details

  • Dates: June 20-22, 2016
  • Location: Kalahari Resort and Convention Center, Wisconsin Dells
  • Fee: $225. Includes tuition, materials, breaks, breakfasts and lunches. Please see the registration form for one-day fees.

  • Registration: Closed.



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A block of rooms has been reserved at the Kalahari Resort and Convention Center. The special symposium rates are $129 per night (hut) and $159 per night (lodge suite). All rates are based on occupancy for up to four people, plus tax.


To receive this discounted rate, please call 1-877-253-5466 on or before May 20, 2016, and ask for the Emergency Care Conference 2016 Room Block when making your reservation. Rooms in this block that are not reserved will be released to the general public after May 20, 2016.




If you are interested in being an exhibitor at the 2016 Emergency Care and Trauma Symposium, please contact Linda K. Pittz at


Continuing Education Units


The University of Wisconsin-Madison, as a member of the University Continuing Education Association (UCEA), authorizes this program for 2.4 continuing education units (CEUs) or 24 hours.


National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians


Up to 24 hours of National Registry credit will be applied for from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, National Registry of EMTs.


Symposium Presentations


Michael Lohmeier, MD, Protocol Review


Wade Woelfle, MD, FAAEM: Sepsis and SIRS (ppt)