2017 Trauma Symposium

2016 Trauma Symposium

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The 2017 Nebraska Medicine Trauma Symposium is an educational resource for new and current practices for the care of trauma patients. Trauma care is a continuous effort by all team members, and the symposium will discuss patient care from time of injury to end of care. It covers different aspects of trauma patients and how to approach individual cases for best outcomes.

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Target Audience

This symposium is designed for emergency pre-hospital personnel, critical care nurses, advanced licensed practitioners, emergency medicine physicians, primary care physicians, public health professionals, and other interested health care providers.


Symposium Objectives

At the conclusion of the conference, the participant should be better able to:

  1. Explain the importance of early recognition of life threatening injuries including exsanguination in the pre-hospital assessment
  2. Recall the four major causes of blood loss and interventions to stop bleeding
  3. Prioritize trauma care based on the most severely injured patient while utilizing appropriate resources for best patient outcomes
  4. Assess hemodynamic stability through fluid resuscitation for the critically injured patient
  5. Identify medical complications following massive transfusion of blood products, volume expanders, and resuscitative fluids
  6. Evaluate the opportunities for adjuncts to control bleeding or replace blood volume when a patient is refusing blood products
  7. Distinguish the difference between damage control resuscitation and operative procedures when a patient is hemorrhaging in the operating room
  8. Demonstrate unique approaches to bleeding control when standard equipment fails

Continuing Education Credit

Physicians
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
6.0 Contact Hours Awarded

Nebraska Medicine is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

MW MSD Provider Approval #NE1019-5-184

You must be able to attend the entire presentation to receive contact hours. No partial credit will be awarded.

EMTs
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education, EMS and Trauma Division approves this educational opportunity for 6.0 hours of Emergency Medical Services Continuing Education.