Course Objectives

  • Discuss applications of knowledge gained from Princess Diana’s death
  • Develop clinical strategies for improving outcomes in traumatic brain injury
  • Discuss how resuscitation of penetrating trauma has evolved
  • Select appropriate interventions in given case scenarios
  • Identify key elements in coordinating a multi-agency response to a mass casualty event
  • Discuss a management plan for the spinal cord injured patient to minimize injury and maximize outcomes
  • Explain how to alter emotions to minimize the “flight or fight” stress response
  • Identify evidence-based interventions in orthopaedic trauma
  • Explore how multidisciplinary collaboration contributes to positive outcomes in trauma