Trauma and Wound Care

Return to Emergency and Urgent Care.
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Estimated time to complete session: 45 minutes

Trauma and Wound Care

Learning Objectives

  1. Summarize the basic principles of the primary and secondary survey in trauma victims.
  2. Recognize and identify treatment for blunt head trauma.
  3. Recognize common injuries associated with child abuse.
  4. Evaluate and triage complicated extremity trauma.
  5. Develop wound care strategies for common lacerations.
  6. Recognize when to administer tetanus prophylaxis.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
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Robert Dachs, MD, FAAP, Assistant Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, New York; Clinical Assistant Professor, Ellis Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, Albany Medical college, Albany, New York

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

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