Course Objectives

  • Identify approaches to management of difficult problems in trauma patients
  • Explore the use of novel blood products in traumatic hemorrhage control
  • Discuss challenges in providing emergency care as a volunteer in global disasters
  • Outline the trauma team response to an external disaster
  • Select appropriate interventions in given case scenarios
  • Discuss evidence-based interventions to improve outcomes in geriatric orthopedic trauma patients
  • Identify key elements in coordinating a multiagency response to a mass casualty event
  • Describe essential aspects in management of common pediatric injuries
  • Discuss multimodal strategies for management of acute pain in trauma patients
  • Explore how multidisciplinary collaboration contributes to positive outcomes in trauma