Trauma Reports (Vol. 16, No. 4) - Damage Control Resuscitation - July 1, 2015

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Release date: July 2015

Valid through: July 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.


  • 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


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


  • 1.5 ANCC Contact Hours


This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

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Credit Designation


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.


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


Jason R. Pickett, MD, FACEP, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH.

Tyler Kallsen, MD, Wright State Emergency Medicine Residency, Dayton, OH.

Eric Schott, MD, Wright State Emergency Medicine Residency, Dayton, OH.

Peer Reviewer

Jay Menaker, MD, FACEP, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery; Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, MD.


Medical Editor:

Ann Dietrich, MD, FAAP, FACEP

Lead Primary Care Clinician

Associate Professor

Ohio University Heritage College of Medicine

Associate Pediatric Medical Director, MedFlight Columbus, Ohio

AHC Media executive editor: Shelly Morrow Mark

Financial Disclosure

Authors Dr. Jason Pickett, Dr. Tyler Kallsen, Dr. Eric Schott, Peer Reviewer Dr. Jay Menaker, Editor in Chief Dr. Ann Dietrich, Nurse Reviewer Sue Behrens, and Editorial and Continuing Education Director Lee Landenberger report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study. Executive Editor Shelly Morrow Mark’s spouse works for a company that creates advertising for Uroplasty.

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