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Abdominal Trauma - 11-GANN-F3-0021
Abdominal Trauma
A Major Cause of Morbidity and Mortality

11-GANN-F3-0021 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Jeff Solheim, MSN, RN-BC, CEN, CFRN, FAEN and Connie Goldsmith, MPA, RN and Scott E. Stover, MSN, MBA, APRN, BC, CEN and Guy H. Haskell, PhD, JD, REMT-P
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The goal of this program is to provide paramedics with information about the incidence, etiology, identification and treatment of abdominal trauma. After you study the information presented here, you will be able to —
  • Identify the components of primary, secondary and focused emergency assessments.
  • Describe the two major mechanisms of injury in abdominal trauma and give two examples of each.
  • Discuss the three most commonly performed diagnostic examinations for abdominal trauma in the ED.

Accreditation Information
This course is designed for EMTs and Paramedics.
ContinuingEducation.com is accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS).
CEH Number and Category: 1.0 Advanced

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 10/10/2014

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