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2024 Trauma University: A Severe Pediatric Crush Injury with Limb Salvage
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Released: 6.24.2024
Expires: 6.23.2027
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2024 Trauma University: A Severe Pediatric Crush Injury with Limb Salvage

TCAA's Trauma University is designed to provide practitioners with cutting edge clinical education. In this comprehensive exploration, the presenters will explicitly discuss limb salvage in severe crush injuries and unravel the complexities involved in preserving limbs after traumatic events. Join us for a real case, dynamic discussions, and a deeper understanding of the multidisciplinary efforts in this diverse and challenging environment.

Seize the chance to acquire insights into the realm of pediatric trauma management within the vast landscapes of the Alaskan frontier. The case addresses clinical concerns from EMS thru the rehabilitative stages of trauma care that involve multi-disciplinary providers. 

Estimated completion time: 1 hours and 15 minutes

Target Audience: The Trauma healthcare team and other clinical departments

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the learner should be better able to:

1. To elucidate the complex trauma system of Alaska and the multidisciplinary approach used to treat patients in a timely fashion 
2. To highlight and discuss subsistence agriculture related traumas in Alaska

Our patient’s family has signed consent for use of media during this presentation 

Faculty Presenters: Luc Colburn, Elisha Brownson, Ebrahim Paryavi, Angeline Washington 

Faculty Bios:

Luc Colburn:  I am a fourth year general surgery resident at Banner University Medical Center/University of Arizona Phoenix. I am originally from Los Angeles and am interested in a career in trauma, critical care or colorectal surgery.

Elisha Brownson:  Dr. Elisha Brownson grew up in Alaska and now practices as a general surgeon at Alaska Native Medical Center (ANMC) in Anchorage, Alaska. She is the Trauma Medical Director at ANMC, which is a Level II Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center. She completed her general surgery residency at Boston Medical Center as well as a surgical critical care fellowship, focusing on trauma and burn care at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Brownson is involved in the care of traumatic and thermal injuries throughout the state of Alaska.

Ebrahim Paryavi: Graduate of University of Maryland School of Medicine. Trained in orthopaedic surgery at University of Maryland along with an additional year of research and master's in public health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Hand surgery fellowship completed at Curtis National Hand Center in Baltimore, MD. Worked at University of Maryland/R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center from 2016-2018 and then moved to Anchorage, AK. Currently employed by the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, practicing hand, upper extremity and microsurgical reconstruction since 2018 at ANMC. During my time off I enjoy snowboarding, mountain biking, and paragliding.

Angeline Washington: CAPT Angeline (Angie) Washington, MSN, RNC, CPN, is a US Public Health Commission Corps commissioned officer. She is the Trauma Nurse Director for the Alaska Native Medical Center. Angie has dedicated herself to improving trauma care for Alaskans. She serves on several boards, including the TCAA Member Committee. Angie is an excellent educator and facilitates trauma education for providers around the state. She is an avid quilter and seamstress and loves to garden. She credits her career progression to her very loving and supportive family.

Case Study
Peer Reviewer
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1.25 CE Credits
1.25 COP Credits
1.25 TCAA CME Credits
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