Pediatric Trauma Care 2023: Practical Applications for High-Quality Care
The latest installment in an award-winning series, Pediatric Trauma 2023: Practical Applications for High-Quality Care facilitates excellence by covering the latest scientific information on caring for children who present with traumatic injuries. Perfect for pediatric trauma programs, this book provides 18 hours of pediatric trauma-specific CME/CE credits, meeting the yearly requirements for trauma-certified professionals.
Pediatric Trauma 2023 topics include:
- Approaches to the Hemorrhaging Pediatric Trauma Patient: Review subtle presentations and management of hemorrhage and hemorrhagic shock
- A Review of Venomous Snakebites and Scorpion Stings: Review how to treat wounds from the most common venomous snakes and scorpions
- Pediatric Facial Lacerations in the Emergency Department: Review the approach to pediatric facial and scalp lacerations, child-friendly methods for repair, and different options for analgesia
- Pediatric Update on Pediatric Concussions: Review best practices for diagnosis and management of pediatric concussions
- Managing Lower Extremity Sports Injuries: Review the diagnostic evaluation and treatment of acute pediatric sports-related lower extremity injuries
- Strangulation and Related Injuries: Review the symptoms, assessment steps, and means of treating strangulation injuries
- Delivers unbiased, clinically relevant information on the latest national standards, guidelines, and protocols for treating pediatric trauma patients
- Comprehensive online publication that provides the latest information on treating children with traumatic injuries
- Describes modalities to identify various traumatic conditions
- Cites methods to quickly stabilize and manage pediatric patients
- Identifies complications that may occur with traumatic injuries in children
- Provides latest evidence on how to best treat children who have experienced a traumatic event
- Includes valuable tables, figures, charts, photographs, and images to support the information
- Easy format for physicians and nurses to earn pediatric trauma-specific continuing education credits
- Provides clinically relevant information on pediatric trauma injuries, challenges, and controversies
Expiration: Sept. 30, 2025
Ann Dietrich, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Division Director Pediatric Emergency Medicine, PRISMA Health
Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
University of South Carolina College of Medicine
Aaron Leetch, MD, FACEP
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson
Catherine A. Marco, MD, FACEP
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine
Daniel Migliaccio, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Ultrasound Fellowship Director
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Steven M. Winograd, MD, FACEP
Attending Emergency Physician
Keller Army Community Hospital
West Point, New York
Laura Bauer, RN, BSN, CPEN
Pediatric Emergency Dept RN
Banner University Medical Center
Andrea Light, MS, BSN, RN, EMT, TCRN, CEN
Trauma Program Manager
Mt. Carmel East
Julie M. Matson, MSN, RN, TNS, CEN
Program Director, Trauma Services
UTMB Health System
The objectives of Pediatric Trauma 2023 are to:
- Discuss conditions that should increase suspicion for traumatic injuries in pediatric patients.
- Describe the various modalities used to identify different traumatic conditions.
- Cite methods of quickly stabilizing and managing pediatric patients.
- Identify possible complications that may occur with traumatic injuries in children.
This activity is intended for physicians participating in trauma programs, trauma center nurses, emergency department physicians, and emergency department nurses.
Accreditation and Credit Designation:
In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC 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 Relias LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
18 ANCC contact hours will be awarded to participants who meet the criteria for successful completion. California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider CEP#13791.
Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 18 hours of ACEP Category I credit.
Instructions for Participation:
Physicians and nurses participate in this CME/CNE activity by reading the issues, using the provided references for further research and studying the questions at the end of each issue. Participants will then be directed to a website, where they will complete an online assessment to show what they've learned. They must score 100 on the assessment in order to complete the activity, but they are allowed to answer the questions multiple times if needed. After they have successfully completed the assessment, they will be directed to an online activity evaluation form. Once that is submitted, they will receive their credit letter.