Rehabilitation Pearls for the Pediatric Trauma Patient

Des Moines, IA US
December 3, 2014

The trauma conference will provide updates in diagnostics and treatment of health care problems affecting trauma patients.

Target Audience

Physicians, nurses, residents and medical students who have experience in the area of trauma.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify indications for pediatric rehabilitation services.
  2. Describe indications for PT, OT, ST consultations.
  3. Discuss day to day management of the pediatric rehabilitation patient: bowel, skin, DVT/PE management.
  4. Describe injury prevention and the process of becoming an ambassador.


Fred Klingbiel, MD
Medical Director of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine at Childserve
Medical Director of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine at Mercy Children's Hospital and Clinics

Fred Klingbeil, MD, is the only board-certified pediatric physiatrist practicing in the state of Iowa. He serves as Medical Director of ChildServe's Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine program. Dr. Klingbeil is a renowned expert in the field of pediatric rehabilitation medicine. He earned his medical degree from Wayne State University and completed his residency at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan. His extensive authorships, panel and presentation experience includes providing clinical education at Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital for Rehabilitation, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.

Case Moderator

Willie McCiairen, MD, FACS
Trauma Services Medical Director, Mercy Medical Center



Speaker(s) 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).

Continuing Education Credit

  • DO: Des Moines University is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and approves this live activity for 1.0 Category 2-A CME credit(s).
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
12/03/2014 - 7:00am CST
Event ends: 
12/03/2014 - 8:00am CST
Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines
East Auditorium
1111 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50314
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A


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