WI CAN Educational Series

The WI CAN Educational Series consists of statewide, web-based lectures and case-based discussions on various topics related to child maltreatment delivered and led by subject matter experts. The target audience consists of physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, other allied health professionals, law enforcement officials, social workers and attorneys. The goal of the educational series is to improve the recognition of child maltreatment and management of cases when child maltreatment is a concern. Webinars are held on the third Friday of each month.

Learning Objectives

  • Improve detection of child maltreatment.
  • Understand the health care provider’s role in reporting and evaluating children suspected of being maltreated.
  • Appropriately consider other conditions that could be mistaken for child maltreatment.

View a live webinar session

Live WI CAN webinars are broadcast using Zoom. Zoom allows you to view the presenter’s slideshow on your computer and listen to the presenter by phone or using your computer speakers. The Zoom series lasts from January to December. Each calendar year you will need to register for the new series.

To register for the 2024 series (Once each calendar year)
  • Click the registration link and follow the on-screen instructions. You will receive a confirmation email from Zoom after you register.
  • You will receive a reminder email from Zoom 1 day and again 1 hour before each session.
  • If you do not plan to attend, just ignore the reminders. Do not cancel your registration.
  • To join the live webinar, click the Join Webinar button in the reminder email.

For help with viewing live webinars or using Zoom, please submit a question to our team.

Claim continuing education credits for webinars

The WI CAN Educational Series offers continuing education credits jointly provided by the Office of Continuing and Professional Education (OCPE) at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Children’s Wisconsin.  Each person wanting to claim credits must create an account with OCPE.

Create your account (One time only)
    1. Go to https://ocpe.mcw.edu/.
    2. Click “create account” in the upper right corner.
    3. Fill in the requested information. Items marked with * are required.
    4. At the bottom of the form, click Create New Account.
    5. On the My Account page, click the Edit tab and then click Mobile.
    6. Enter your cell phone number. (You will use your cell phone to report your attendance.)
    7. Click Confirm Number. You will receive a confirmation code via text message.
Report your attendance (For each session - live or recorded)
      1. Each session has a unique SMS code.
      2. At the end of the presentation, there will be a slide with an URL to an evaluation. An evaluation is required to claim credit
      3. The code will be displayed at the end of the evaluation.
      4. Report your attendance by texting that unique code to 414-206-1776.
      5. You may report your attendance any time after 12:30pm.
Print your certificate or transcript
      1. Go to https://ocpe.mcw.edu and login.
      2. Click “My Transcript” on the homepage. OR, click “My Account” in the upper right-hand corner, then “My Activities.

WI CAN has numerous recordings on its on-demand webinars page.

Availability of CE credit is noted next to each on-demand recording.

Please Note: Per the Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners, attorneys do not qualify for continuing legal education for viewing recorded presentations.

For step-by-step instructions on claiming credit for live or recorded webinars, visit To Claim Credit for the Live Webinar or Archived Recording.

Statements regarding Eligibility for Continuing Education Credits
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education to physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this enduring material a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
Nursing Contact Hours
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation jointly provided with Medical College of Wisconsin and WI-CAN.
Nurses who successfully complete each monthly activity (including completing an evaluation and texting the attendance code) will receive 1.0 nursing contact hours. Nurses who successfully complete each quarterly activity will receive 1.5 nursing contact hours.

Attorney Legal Credits – Not Available for On-Demand Webinars

Social Workers: WI CAN webinars are approved as Category I continuing medical education hours, which can count towards continuing education hours for social workers.