Intraossesous Vascular Access & Trauma Resuscitaion: Dispelling the Myths
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.
- Discuss the challenges faced when dealing with trauma patients when vascular access is difficult or impossible.
- Review the history and evolution of Intraossesous (IO) access in pediatric and adult patients.
- Discuss the advantages of IO access in the settings of trauma, septic shock, respiratory emergencies, and other scenarios.
- Discuss some of the common myths or misconceptions about IO access with regard to pain of insertion, flow rates, efficacy and the ability to use it on alert patients.
Chris Davlantes, MD, FACEP
Medical Director of Clinical Affairs, Vidacare Corporation
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