Trauma cases are a challenge for even the most experienced NPs to approach. This CE offering provides you with the skills and confidence you need to handle catastrophic injuries safely and effectively. The presentation begins with a review of the tenets of advanced trauma life support, then guides you through the best practices for assessing and managing cases of cerebrovascular and solid organ injury, as well as retained hemothorax. The content is supported by engaging graphics and case studies, which ensure that you will retain this valuable information.
The following content is included in this course:
- Diagnostic imagery, including contrast enhanced helical computed tomography scanning and focused abdominal sonography for trauma
- Overview of possible complications in caring for liver injury
- Detailed guidance on when to screen symptomatic and asymptomatic patients for blunt cerebrovascular injury