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2024 Trauma University: Synergy: A Hemorrhagic Case Review
Release and Expiration Dates
Released: 6.12.2024
Expires: 6.11.2027
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2024 Trauma University: Synergy: A Hemorrhagic Case Review

TCAA's Trauma University is designed to provide practitioners with cutting edge clinical education. This immersive journey unravels the intricacies of patient management, highlighting both challenges and successes, with a special focus on the distinctive landscape of rural trauma care. This case will focus on injuries sustained when a 1200-pound light pole fell on the patient, crushing his pelvis.  

This session goes beyond the clinical aspect, shedding light on how challenges in trauma care have influenced outreach and education. Gain a deeper understanding of how these experiences have shaped the development of outreach programs and educational initiatives, incorporating the specific resources available in diverse settings.

Estimated completion time: 45 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. Discuss challenges faced with a rural trauma patient.
2. Discuss the resuscitation at a Level I Trauma Center
3. Discuss how collaboration between EMS, rural facilities, and a trauma center impacts care.

Faculty Presenters: Sarah Dills, Dani Crowe, & Jacob Edwards 

Faculty Bios:

Sarah Dills: Sarah is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga where she earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing degree. Currently, she is the Trauma Outreach Coordinator at UT Medical Center in Knoxville, TN where she works with EMS and referring facilities regarding trauma education and performance improvement. Before this, Sarah has worked as a trauma nurse at a Level I trauma center, and she has her CEN and TCRN. Sarah also currently works as an ER nurse in a rural ER and is a volunteer member of the Monroe County Rescue Squad.

Dani Crowe: Dani is a graduate of Tennessee Tech University where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. She is currently the ATLS Coordinator and Pediatric Trauma Coordinator at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. Her background is emergency and trauma nursing as a staff nurse and Trauma Core Nurse at UT Medical Center.

Jacob Edwards: Dr. Jacob Edwards is a trauma and acute care surgeon at University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. He completed residency at East Carolina University and fellowship at Saint Louis University. 

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