University of Iowa Health Care Burn Treatment Center is proud to host the 

2019 Midwest Region Burn Conference in October

Pre-Conference Workshops: October 2, 2019
Conference: October 3-4, 2019
Graduate Hotel
Iowa City, IA


This conference will feature posters and presentations for all burn care disciplines as well as highlight all aspects of pre-hospital, inpatient and outpatient burn care. The Midwest Region Burn Conference is endorsed by the American Burn Association (ABA) and is held in cooperation with the Midwest Region Burn Centers of the ABA. The theme of this year’s meeting is Team Building.

Intended Audience: Burn faculty, fellows, residents, ARNPs/PAs, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Registered Nurses. This conference will provide additional information and updates for the current understanding of team formation & team dynamics, give an understanding of the opioid abuse epidemic, palliative care role in burn care and review current problems and practices on other burn related topics.

Educational Objectives:

  • Apply evidenced-based strategies in the management of burn patients.
  • Describe new trends in burn care.
  • Discuss current burn care practices and how they can improve outcomes in burn patients.

Faculty Disclosure: As a provider accredited by ACCME, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics must ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in its education activities. Course Director, Planning Committee Members, Faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this education activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty also will disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation. Disclosure of these relevant financial relationships will be published in course materials so those participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding the presentation.

Accreditation: The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Credit Designation: The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Policy: Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest.

CME Certificates: Attendees seeking AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM will self-claim their credits and print their certificates at the conclusion of the conference via the UI College of Medicine’s CME Portal. Instructions will be provided at check-in.

The University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Department of Nursing will grant 19.5 contact hours (6.5 hours each day), (IBN Approved Provider #34). Participants must attend the entire program to receive full credit. Questions concerning nursing credits should be directed to the Nursing Clinical Education Center at (319) 356-1238.

Disability Statement: The University of Iowa prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs & activities on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, associational preferences, or any other classification that deprives the person of consideration as an individual. The university also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to university facilities. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, the University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242-1316, 319-335-0705 (voice), 319-335-0697 (TDD),

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Continuing Medical Education Division in advance at (319) 335-8599.