Trauma Reports (Vol.16, No. 2) - Evaluation and Management of Traumatic Wounds - March 2015

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Release date: March 2015

Valid through: March 2018

Target Audience

This activity is intended for emergency, family, osteopathic, trauma, surgical, and general practice physicians and nurses who have contact with trauma patients.

Objectives

  • Discuss conditions that should increase suspicion for traumatic injuries;
  • Describe the various modalities used to identify different traumatic conditions;
  • Cite methods of quickly stabilizing and managing patients;
  • Identify possible complications that may occur with traumatic injuries.

Credit Available

Physicians

  • Maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 2.5 AOA Category 2-B credits
  • 2.5 ACEP Credits

Nurses

  • 1.5 ANCC Contact Hours

Sponsor

This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

Accreditation Statement

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation

Physicians

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Osteopathic Association has approved this continuing education activity for up to 2.5 AOA Category 2-B credits.

This activity is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 2.5 hours of ACEP Category 1 credits.

Nurses

This activity has been approved for 1.5 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 14749, for 1.5 Contact Hours.

Nurses licensed in California should retain this credit letter for four years.

Faculty Listing

Authors

David A. Notley, MD, Clinical Instructor of Emergency Medicine, Ohio State University, Columbus.

Daniel R. Martin, MD, Professor and Vice Chair of Education, Department of Emergency Medicine, Ohio State University, Columbus.

Maxwell Hill, MD, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Assistant Program Director, Ohio State University, Columbus.

Editors

Medical Editor:
Ann Dietrich, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Professor of Pediatrics
Ohio State University
Attending Physician
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Associate Pediatric Medical Director
MedFlight
Columbus, Ohio.

AHC Media executive editor: Shelly Morrow Mark

Financial Disclosure

Authors Dr. David Notley, Dr. Daniel Martin, Dr. Maxwell Hill, Peer Reviewer Dr. David Hanlon, Editor in Chief Dr. Ann Dietrich, Nurse Reviewer Sue Behrens, Editorial and Continuing Education Director Lee Landenberger, and Executive Editor Shelly  Morrow Mark report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

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