Trauma

Trauma Seminar CME / CPD 

Full Course:  20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD  

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD 

Course(s) are appropriate for:   Emergency Physicians, Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 17 (TRA17) Topics Include:  Blood Product Transfusion, Control Bleeding in the Extremeties, Intubation and Postintubation Care, Splenic Trauma in Children, PTSD, and more.

To view topic outline of the full or short course, select the Course Type (Full or Short) below:

Full Course:
TRA17
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
TRA17A, TRA17B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

From the 2017 SCPMG Dale Daniel, MD, Orthopaedic Symposium, Part 1

Explain the biomechanical rationale for osteotomy of the knee; . Articulate the advantages and disadvantages of opening wedge vs closing wedge osteotomy; List the indications for tibial osteotomy; Minimize damage to soft tissues in a patient requiring repair of a pilon fracture; Select hardware for repair of pilon fractures.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Update in Airway Management

Identify indications for intubation; Implement preoxygenation and passive oxygenation; Choose optimal techniques for cricothyroidotomy; Use noninvasive ventilation (positive airway pressure) as a bridge to intubation; Prepare checklists of items and tasks necessary for intubation and postintubation care.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Trauma-Informed Care in the Management of PTSD

Diagnose posttraumatic stress disorder; Contrast presentations of posttraumatic stress disorder in men and women; Recommend psychotherapeutic interventions for a patient with posttraumatic stress disorder; Select appropriate medications for a patient with posttraumatic stress disorde; Teach patients with posttraumatic stress disorder how to build resilience.

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Advances in Trauma Care

Discuss agents for medication before induction, paralytics, and drugs for sedation after intubation; Interpret recent data on best practices in blood product transfusion; Apply World Health Organization recommendations on the use of tranexamic acid in severely injured patients; Manage patients requiring tube thoracostomy; List appropriate treatments for retained hemothorax and empyema.

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Trauma Management

Identify persistent complications of pediatric trauma; Define posttraumatic stress disorder and describe situations that place individuals at risk; Discuss grief and traumatic situations with children in an age-appropriate manner; List the potential uses of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA); Determine when partial REBOA may be more appropriate than complete occlusion.

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Management of Concussion

Explain the mechanism of injury in concussion; Recognize the signs and symptoms of concussion; Order appropriate imaging studies in patients with head injury; Identify patients who are more likely to have a prolonged or more complex recovery after concussion; Evaluate pediatric patients for return to participation in academics and sports.

QUALIFIES FOR SPORTS MEDICINE AND TRAUMA

Critical Care Update

Diagnose persistent immunosuppression, inflammation, and catabolism syndrome; Implement measures to promote anabolism in patients with chronic critical illness; Cite recent changes to the Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock; Adopt a head-to-toe approach to identify the source of infection in sepsis; Predict prognosis and outcomes in patients with sepsis using the Sepsis-related Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) and quickSOFA (qSOFA).

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Anticoagulated Patients/Concussion

Identify patients who require immediate reversal of anticoagulation; Use the correct dose of each reversal agent; List factors limiting the use of various reversal agents; Explain the mechanism of action for various reversal agents; Compare tools for assessing patients with concussion.

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Update on Pediatric Abdominal Trauma

Follow guidelines for treatment of splenic trauma in children; Compare surgical with nonoperative treatment of children with pancreatic injury; Select appropriate patients for damage control laparotomy; Diagnose abdominal compartment syndrome in children; Choose among treatment options for children with pelvic fractures.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Issues in Damage Control

Control bleeding in the extremities; Apply tourniquets to patients with injuries of the extremities; Devise an initial treatment plan for patients with life-threatening pelvic fractures; Recognize advantages of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta for patients with pelvic fractures; Develop strategies for the management of open abdomen after trauma.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

From the 2017 SCPMG Dale Daniel, MD, Orthopaedic Symposium, Part 1

Explain the biomechanical rationale for osteotomy of the knee; . Articulate the advantages and disadvantages of opening wedge vs closing wedge osteotomy; List the indications for tibial osteotomy; Minimize damage to soft tissues in a patient requiring repair of a pilon fracture; Select hardware for repair of pilon fractures.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Advances in Trauma Care

Discuss agents for medication before induction, paralytics, and drugs for sedation after intubation; Interpret recent data on best practices in blood product transfusion; Apply World Health Organization recommendations on the use of tranexamic acid in severely injured patients; Manage patients requiring tube thoracostomy; List appropriate treatments for retained hemothorax and empyema.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Trauma Management

Identify persistent complications of pediatric trauma; Define posttraumatic stress disorder and describe situations that place individuals at risk; Discuss grief and traumatic situations with children in an age-appropriate manner; List the potential uses of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA); Determine when partial REBOA may be more appropriate than complete occlusion.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Anticoagulated Patients/Concussion

Identify patients who require immediate reversal of anticoagulation; Use the correct dose of each reversal agent; List factors limiting the use of various reversal agents; Explain the mechanism of action for various reversal agents; Compare tools for assessing patients with concussion.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Issues in Damage Control

Control bleeding in the extremities; Apply tourniquets to patients with injuries of the extremities; Devise an initial treatment plan for patients with life-threatening pelvic fractures; Recognize advantages of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta for patients with pelvic fractures; Develop strategies for the management of open abdomen after trauma.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Update in Airway Management

Identify indications for intubation; Implement preoxygenation and passive oxygenation; Choose optimal techniques for cricothyroidotomy; Use noninvasive ventilation (positive airway pressure) as a bridge to intubation; Prepare checklists of items and tasks necessary for intubation and postintubation care.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Trauma-Informed Care in the Management of PTSD

Diagnose posttraumatic stress disorder; Contrast presentations of posttraumatic stress disorder in men and women; Recommend psychotherapeutic interventions for a patient with posttraumatic stress disorder; Select appropriate medications for a patient with posttraumatic stress disorde; Teach patients with posttraumatic stress disorder how to build resilience.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Management of Concussion

Explain the mechanism of injury in concussion; Recognize the signs and symptoms of concussion; Order appropriate imaging studies in patients with head injury; Identify patients who are more likely to have a prolonged or more complex recovery after concussion; Evaluate pediatric patients for return to participation in academics and sports.

QUALIFIES FOR SPORTS MEDICINE AND TRAUMA

Critical Care Update

Diagnose persistent immunosuppression, inflammation, and catabolism syndrome; Implement measures to promote anabolism in patients with chronic critical illness; Cite recent changes to the Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock; Adopt a head-to-toe approach to identify the source of infection in sepsis; Predict prognosis and outcomes in patients with sepsis using the Sepsis-related Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) and quickSOFA (qSOFA).

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Update on Pediatric Abdominal Trauma

Follow guidelines for treatment of splenic trauma in children; Compare surgical with nonoperative treatment of children with pancreatic injury; Select appropriate patients for damage control laparotomy; Diagnose abdominal compartment syndrome in children; Choose among treatment options for children with pelvic fractures.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  Emergency Medicine, Surgery, Critical CareInternal MedicineObesity and Infectious Disease.

If you have taken the current Trauma CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

For over 30 years, ASI has provided Continuing Medical Education, CME & CEU and Continuing Professional Development Education (CPD) for physicians and allied professionals in Trauma plus over 40 other specialties and subspecialties.  Lectures are recorded annually at the top seminars and conferences to provide the most current medical education to our clients.