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Pain Management of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Patient
Release and Expiration Dates
Release Date: 5/21/2020
Expiration Date: 5/21/2023
Last Reviewed Date
5/21/2020
Pain Management of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Patient
Program Overview
The purpose of the TCAA course, Pain Management of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Patient, is to provide an overview of pediatric orthopedic injuries and corresponding pain medication approaches.

Estimated completion time: 60 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. Define the types of pediatric orthopaedic injuries
2. Identify compartment syndrome in children and adolescents
3. Discover a multidisciplinary/multi-drug/alternative therapy approach to pain medication

Faculty Presenter: Dr. Brian Scannell  

Presenter Bio

Dr. Scannell specializes in pediatric orthopaedics.  Raised in Charlotte, Dr. Scannell graduated with Honors from the University of Georgia. He received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed his residency, which included participation in the year-long research fellowship, at Carolinas Medical Center. In 2013, he completed a fellowship in pediatric orthopedics at Rady Children's Hospital of San Diego. He currently serves as the Associate Program Director for the orthopaedic residency program, the Medical Student Director for orthopaedics, and spearheads surgical simulation training within the department.  He has a wide range of pediatric clinical interests including trauma, spine, hip disorders, and lower extremity deformity.

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Planners
Timothy Murphy
Dr. Christoph Kaufman
Jennifer Ward
Deb Myers
Dr. Britt Christmas
Peer Reviewer
Dr. David Meagher
Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered: 1 CE Credit
1 CME Credit
1 COP Credit
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