2018 Improving Critical and Acute Care through Regional Education (ICARE)

Date & Location
Friday, June 1, 2018, 7:30 AM - Saturday, June 2, 2018, 5:00 PM, UAMS I Dodd Wilson, Little Rock, AR


  1. Discuss evidence-based, systems-wide solutions to facilitate the elimination of disparities in the provision of trauma, acute, and critical care services in Arkansas and throughout the region.
  2. Discuss the challenges related to opioids in the ED.
  3. Discuss the challenges of managing psychiatric emergencies.
  4. Describe the challenges of the current opioid epidemic in Arkansas.
  5. Describe the various types of traumatic injuries and the most appropriate assessment and prehospital care to prevent long term disability.
  6. Define and list the earliest clinical signs of sepsis.
  7. Differentiate early warning systems for sepsis.
  8. Discuss the latest evidence in sepsis management.
  9. Recognize and know the treatment plans for various Pediatric Emergencies.
  10. Discuss the challenges related to responding to farming accidents.
  11. Discuss techniques to identify and medically manage pediatric patients with sepsis.


*Pre-registration ends May 25, 2018.

Registration Fees

Early Bird Registration

(Before May 15, 2018)

Regular Registration

(From May 15, 2018)




ACEP Members






Nurses, Other HCPs



EMS/Paramedics/LEO/Firefighter/Emergency Management Personnel







June 1   or  June 2



*Those who pay the student rate may not claim continuing education as this fee does not include accreditation costs.

NOTICE FOR UAMS DEPARTMENTS- If you plan to pay via IDT, please contct Vanessa Jackson in the UAMS OCE Office!

This invoice may be paid by IDT using the following information: 

Fund number 900

Cost center 1010847

G/L number 600001  


In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, and Arkansas Department of Health. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

AMA Designation Statement

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

These knowledge based activities will provide pharmacists up to 12.50 contact hours or 1.25 CEU.  CE credit information, based on verification of live attendance and completion of the program evaluation, will be provided to NABP within 60 days after the activity completion. 

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

The University of Arkansas for Medical sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.50 ANCC contact hours.  Nursing contact hours will be awarded for successful completion of program components based upon documented attendance and completion of evaluation materials.