To provide updates in diagnostics and treatment of health care problems affecting Trauma Patients.
Physicians, nurses, residents and medical students who have experience in the area of trauma.
- Identify unique characterisctics of geriatric trauma, including types of injury, patterns of injury, and their anatomic and physiologic differences.
- Describe specific challenges of geriatric trauma care and the impact on trauma resuscitation.
- Discuss identification of elder abuse and strategies to manage abusive situations.
- Overview prevention programs designed with the intention to minimize risk for geriatric trauma.
Barbara Bybee, ARNP
Mercy Trauma Services
Willie McClairen, MD, FACS
Trauma Medical Director, Mercy Medical Center
Speakers/Moderator will disclose to attendees the nature of any financial relationships they have with the commercial firms providing support, as well as the commercial manufacturers of products and/or the providers of services discussed in their presentations. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
DO: Des Moines University is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and approves this live activity for 1.0 AOA Category 1-B CME credit(s).
- 1.00 AOA Category 1B