ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 1.00 Hours of ParticipationHours of Participation credit.
While seperate Trauma CME is no longer required by the American College of Surgery for emergency medicine faculty, the value of this interdisciplinary conference continues to be recognized. Traumatically injured patients make up 28% of Emergency Department visits (Center for Disease Control data). Our faculty need to be prepared to provide high quality care with the best current practices.
Allied Health Care Professionals
- Understand the current recommendations and evidence-based practice for the diagnosis, treatment and management of traumatic injuries that present to the ED.
- Recognize and effectively discuss patient safety issues, quality improvement principles and areas for improved communication and collaboration with other services for purposes of both individual and systems improvement in providing the highest quality of care in the treatment of trauma patients.
Presenter: Kathleen Williams, MD
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