Intro to Trauma Care
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.
Nurses new to caring for trauma patients
DIscuss the care of trauma patient assessment, nursing care and interventions in caring for these critical care patients
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.
- 4.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 4.00 Attendance