Intro to Trauma Care

August 2, 2021 to September 29, 2021

This lecture day  will present an intro to the care of the trauma patient.   The lecture will discuss the care of a trauma patient with  hypotensive shock and how to resuscitation   with massive transfusion ,A lecture on chest trauma and chest tube management  in the trauma patient . C- Spine precautions  and policy will be reviewed along with a competency to change the collar. Orthopedic trauma assessment  and nursing care of these trauma patient will be educated.

Target Audience

Nurses  new to caring for trauma patients 

Learning Objectives

DIscuss the  care of trauma patient assessment, nursing care and  interventions in caring for these critical care patients

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 4.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/02/2021
Course expires: 
10/02/2021
Event starts: 
08/02/2021 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
09/29/2021 - 4:00pm
UPMC Mercy
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Michelle Fontana MSN,RN,CCRN

Leda Heidenreich MSN,RN,CCRN

Anna Murray BSN,RN,CCRN

Erica Kane MSN,RN,TCRN

Michele Buraczewski MSN,RN,CEN,CCRN-K , TCRN

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh 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.

 The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 4.00 contact hours.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.  

Available Credit

  • 4.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 4.00 Attendance
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