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 16 (TRA16) Topics Include:  Compartment Syndrome, Control Hemorrhage, Concussion in Children and Adolescents, Risk for Occult Pneumothorax, Repair of Complex Elbow Fractures, and more.

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

Full Course:
TRA16
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
TRA16A, TRA16B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Trauma Care: Injuries of the Lower Extremity

Assess a patient with complex knee trauma for vascular injury; Identify and treat compartment syndrome in patients with knee injuries; Select the most appropriate material for filling voids in tibial plateau fractures; Predict complications in open tibial fractures; Apply appropriate fixation to syndesmotic injuries.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Evidence-Based Trauma Management

Evaluate the risks and benefits of using ketamine-propofol vs propofol alone for procedural sedation; Describe the potential benefits of apneic oxygenation, direct laryngoscopy, and video laryngoscopy for intubation; Identify the appropriate use of antibiotics in hand lacerations; Demonstrate techniques for using epinephrine in
digital blocks; Examine patients at risk for occult pneumothorax.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Imaging for Pediatric Trauma

Recognize the risk factors for significant injury after pediatric blunt trauma; List the indications for computed tomography of the chest and abdomen in children; Counsel parents of children involved in trauma about the relative risks and benefits of radiation-based imaging; Identify the criteria for obtaining computed tomography for head trauma and cervical spine injury; Assess the risk for clinically important traumatic brain injury in asymptomatic children and those with findings such as emesis and loss of consciousness.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/Abdominal Vascular Emergencies

Prioritize and implement the recommended techniques for cardiopulmonary resuscitation; Recognize the unique requirements of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in pediatric and obstetric patients; Formulate an algorithm for the emergency treatment of tachyarrhythmias; Utilize biomarkers for the workup of abdominal vascular emergencies; Choose imaging modalities for diagnosing abdominal vascular emergencies.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Highlights from the 17th Annual Chicago Trauma Symposium

Implement a multidisciplinary program to optimize the management of fragility fractures; Repair fractures of the vertebral body; Assess the comorbidities of patients with osteoporotic ankle fractures; Minimize the risk of a lawsuit for malpractice; Actively participate in the defense of a malpractice lawsuit.

The Bleeding Patient

Apply strategies for the reversal of warfarin in a bleeding patient; Compare fresh frozen plasma with prothrombin complex concentrate for reversing warfarin-induced coagulopathy; Utilize idarucizumab for reversal of anticoagulation in patients taking dabigatran; Choose preferred approaches to reverse the anticoagulant effects of factor Xa inhibitors; Apply extravascular compression (eg, exovascular extracavitary techniques) to control hemorrhage from the extremities and junctional zones.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Highlights from the 17th Annual Chicago Trauma Symposium

Stabilize patients with pelvic ring fractures; Assess and classify pelvic injuries; Determine whether surgical repair of acetabular fractures is indicated; Minimize complications after pelvic or acetabular surgery; Optimize the treatment of radial and ulnar shaft fractures.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Pediatric Concussion

Recognize the signs and symptoms of concussion in children and adolescents; Use medical assessment and available tools to assess the severity of a concussion; Apply the principles of subsymptom threshold activity to treat signs and symptoms of concussion; Advise students, families, coaches, and others on actions that facilitate recovery; Determine when students are able to return to physical and cognitive activities.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Elbow Fractures/Polytrauma

Evaluate patients with elbow fractures; Set attainable goals for repair of complex elbow fractures; Manage shock in patients with orthopedic injuries; Determine the appropriate time for operative repair of fractures in patients with polytrauma; Stabilize patients with orthopedic injuries and polytrauma.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Psychotherapeutic Interventions/PTSD

Establish a therapeutic alliance with patients in crisis; Discuss psychotherapeutic interventions for patients in crisis who present to the emergency department; List diagnostic criteria for posttraumatic stress disorder; Identify risk factors for posttraumatic stress disorder and other major comorbidities; Propose evidence-based treatment strategies for posttraumatic stress disorder.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Trauma Care: Injuries of the Lower Extremity

Assess a patient with complex knee trauma for vascular injury; Identify and treat compartment syndrome in patients with knee injuries; Select the most appropriate material for filling voids in tibial plateau fractures; Predict complications in open tibial fractures; Apply appropriate fixation to syndesmotic injuries.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/Abdominal Vascular Emergencies

Prioritize and implement the recommended techniques for cardiopulmonary resuscitation; Recognize the unique requirements of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in pediatric and obstetric patients; Formulate an algorithm for the emergency treatment of tachyarrhythmias; Utilize biomarkers for the workup of abdominal vascular emergencies; Choose imaging modalities for diagnosing abdominal vascular emergencies.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Highlights from the 17th Annual Chicago Trauma Symposium

Implement a multidisciplinary program to optimize the management of fragility fractures; Repair fractures of the vertebral body; Assess the comorbidities of patients with osteoporotic ankle fractures; Minimize the risk of a lawsuit for malpractice; Actively participate in the defense of a malpractice lawsuit.

The Bleeding Patient

Apply strategies for the reversal of warfarin in a bleeding patient; Compare fresh frozen plasma with prothrombin complex concentrate for reversing warfarin-induced coagulopathy; Utilize idarucizumab for reversal of anticoagulation in patients taking dabigatran; Choose preferred approaches to reverse the anticoagulant effects of factor Xa inhibitors; Apply extravascular compression (eg, exovascular extracavitary techniques) to control hemorrhage from the extremities and junctional zones.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Pediatric Concussion

Recognize the signs and symptoms of concussion in children and adolescents; Use medical assessment and available tools to assess the severity of a concussion; Apply the principles of subsymptom threshold activity to treat signs and symptoms of concussion; Advise students, families, coaches, and others on actions that facilitate recovery; Determine when students are able to return to physical and cognitive activities.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Evidence-Based Trauma Management

Evaluate the risks and benefits of using ketamine-propofol vs propofol alone for procedural sedation; Describe the potential benefits of apneic oxygenation, direct laryngoscopy, and video laryngoscopy for intubation; Identify the appropriate use of antibiotics in hand lacerations; Demonstrate techniques for using epinephrine in
digital blocks; Examine patients at risk for occult pneumothorax.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Imaging for Pediatric Trauma

Recognize the risk factors for significant injury after pediatric blunt trauma; List the indications for computed tomography of the chest and abdomen in children; Counsel parents of children involved in trauma about the relative risks and benefits of radiation-based imaging; Identify the criteria for obtaining computed tomography for head trauma and cervical spine injury; Assess the risk for clinically important traumatic brain injury in asymptomatic children and those with findings such as emesis and loss of consciousness.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Highlights from the 17th Annual Chicago Trauma Symposium

Stabilize patients with pelvic ring fractures; Assess and classify pelvic injuries; Determine whether surgical repair of acetabular fractures is indicated; Minimize complications after pelvic or acetabular surgery; Optimize the treatment of radial and ulnar shaft fractures.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Elbow Fractures/Polytrauma

Evaluate patients with elbow fractures; Set attainable goals for repair of complex elbow fractures; Manage shock in patients with orthopedic injuries; Determine the appropriate time for operative repair of fractures in patients with polytrauma; Stabilize patients with orthopedic injuries and polytrauma.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Psychotherapeutic Interventions/PTSD

Establish a therapeutic alliance with patients in crisis; Discuss psychotherapeutic interventions for patients in crisis who present to the emergency department; List diagnostic criteria for posttraumatic stress disorder; Identify risk factors for posttraumatic stress disorder and other major comorbidities; Propose evidence-based treatment strategies for posttraumatic stress disorder.

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.