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2021 Winter Trauma Grand Rounds

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INTRODUCTION

Credit Hours: CME 0.50

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for emergency, family, osteopathic, trauma, surgical, and general practice physicians and nurses who have contact with trauma patients.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Increase patient outcomes by utilizing trauma APPs.
  • Articulate the training and preparation of a trauma advanced practice provider.
  • Improve diagnostic skills for identifying immediate threats to life.
  • Identify the importance of treating burn scars after healing has occurred.
  • Increase patient outcomes by identifying the benefits of light-based therapies on burn scars.
  • Improve diagnostic skills for identifying burn scars that may benefit from ablative fractional laser treatment.
  • Improve management of EPTS (Early Posttraumatic Seizure)
  • Identify the potential benefits posed by EPTS prevention.
  • Improve diagnostic skills for identifying EPTS in patients.
Presentation Topics
Title: Trauma Rounds: Advanced Practice Providers in Trauma
Presenters: 
Ben Reynolds, MSPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA; Amanda Lombardi, MSN ACNP-BC; Eric Bridenbaugh, PA-C


Title: Treating Early Posttraumatic Seizures as a Result of Traumatic Brain Injury
Presenter: Ian Wilhelm, MD


Title: UPMC Mercy Burn Center Offers New Laser Therapy for Burn Scars
Presenters: Jenny A Ziembicki, MD

Suggested Additional Reading & Joint Accreditation Statement:

  1. Bardes JM, Khan U, Cornell N, Wilson, A. A team approach to effectively discharge trauma patients. Journal of Surgical Research. 2017:(213):1–5.
  2. Miller W, Riehl E, Napier M, Barber K, Dabideen H. Use of Physician Assistants as Surgery/ Trauma House Staff at an American College of Surgeons-Verified Level II Trauma Center. The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care. 1998:44(2):372–376.
  3. Sherwood KL, Price RR, White TW, Stevens MH, Van Boerum DH. A role in trauma care for advanced practice clinicians. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. 2009:22(6):33–36.
  4. Woodfall MC, Browder, TD, Alfaro, JM, Claudius MA, Chan GK, Robinson DG, Spain DA. Trauma advanced practice provider programme development in an academic setting to optimize care coordination. Trauma Surgery & Acute Care Open. 2017):2(1).
  5. C.S.Hultman, R.E. Edkins, C.N. Lee, C. Calvert, B. Cairns, “Shine on: review of laser- and light-based therapies for the treatment of burn scars,” Dermatology Research and Practice, vol.2012, pp.1-9.
  6. X. Fu, J. Dong, S. Wang, M. Yan, M. Yao, “Advances in the treatment of traumatic scars with laser, intense pulse light, radiofrequency, and ultrasound,” Burns & Trauma, vol. 7:1, pp.1-7.
  7. B.M. Willows, M. Ilyas, A. Sharma, “Laser in the management of burn scars,” Burns, vol.43, pp.1379-1389.
  8. M.P. Brewin, T.S. Lister, “Prevention or treatment of hypertrophic burn scarring: A review of when and how to treat with the Pulsed Dye Laser,” Burns, vol.40, pp.797-804.

Joint Accreditation Statement: This statement supersedes any other statement on this page
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Authors:
Amanda Lombardi, MSN ACNP-BC — CRNP, Senior, UPMC
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Ben Reynolds, MSPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA — Clinical Assistant Professor, Chief Advanced Practice Officer, UPMC Office of Advanced Practice Providers
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Eric Bridenbaugh, PA-C — Physician Assistant, Trauma Surgery, UPMC
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Ian Wilhelm, MD — Critical Care Surgery, UPMC Altoona
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Jenny A Ziembicki, MD — Associate Professor of Surgery, Faculty Member, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Medical Director, Burn Center, UPMC Mercy
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.