Acute Care Education (ACE) Day 2022

October 5, 2022

During this program, learners will participate in interactive lectures and skill stations focused on patients presenting with common urgent care conditions including neurologic disorders, accidental ingestions, non-accidental trauma and laceration repair. Participants will have opportunities to identify injuries and medical conditions and discuss appropriate evaluation, management and follow-up. 

Target Audience

This education program is primarily oriented towards Children's Hospital Colorado Emergency Department physicians and advanced practice providers. 

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this conference, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the cardiotoxic manifestations of common medications.
  • Recognize EKG irregularities associated with cardiotoxic medication exposure.
  • Improve performance of the pediatric neurologic exam.
  • Improve competence, comfort, and confidence in caring for patients with neurological complaints.
  • Understand SPIKES as a framework to deliver distressing health information for patients and families in a sensitive, informed and culturally appropriate manner.
  • Identify methods to explain to a family, in a sensitive and culturally appropriate manner, why their child is undergoing a maltreatment workup in the Emergency Department.  
  • Utilize background, data, and practice guidelines, to support a maltreatment workup in a child.
  • Improve competence and performance of simple and complex laceration repair through skills practice.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/05/2022 - 9:00am MDT
Event ends: 
10/05/2022 - 1:00pm MDT



Anne Adema, MD
Clinical Instructor
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Emergency Medicine

Marcy Mendenhall, MD
Director of Diversity, Health Equity & Inclusion 
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Emergency Medicine

Karen Muschler, MD
Toxicology Fellow
Department of Emergency Medicine

Jerry Jewell, MD
Child Neurology Fellow
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neurology

Jan Martin, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neurology

Sarah Guistolisi, MD
Child Neurology Fellow
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neurology



Planners, faculty, and others in control of content (either individually or as a group) have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.


Children’s Hospital Colorado is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Children’s Hospital Colorado designates this Live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


A general certificate of attendance will be available after the completion of the online evaluation. Claim only credit commensurate of your conference attendance.

Available Credit

  • 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.75 Attendance


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