Amputations and the Surgical Emergency Response Team [20.26]
Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center

   Charan Gowda, Hand and Microsurgeon, Hand and Microsurgery Associates
   James Nappi, hand and microsurgeon, Hand and Microsurgery Associates

Track: Emergency Preparedness and Response
Secondary Track: Occupational Medicine and Rehabilitation
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Basic

The presenter describes basic primary care of amputations and mangling extremity injuries. He covers basic first aid, pharmacology, and reattachment surgery, including the functional outcomes.

Learning Objectives:
1. Summarize a first responder's care for an amputation patient.
2. Recall indications for reattachment surgery.
3. Explain the importance of cooling amputated parts.
4. Describe the importance of aspirin.

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  CCM: 1
  RN: 1
  EMS: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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