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What’s on the Inside: An Overview of Blunt Chest Trauma - RAD471
What’s on the Inside: An Overview of Blunt Chest Trauma
RAD471 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Linda Heltemes, RN, CRNA
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Objectives:
The goal of this program is to provide nurses, EMTs, imaging technologists and respiratory therapists with an understanding of the pathophysiology of injuries related to blunt chest trauma and to promote awareness of the methods used in assessing and managing the care of these patients. After studying the information here, you will be able to:
  • Identify the most common causes of and pathophysiology associated with blunt chest trauma
  • Describe the elements of assessment for patients with sustained blunt chest trauma
  • Differentiate injuries that may occur as a result of blunt chest trauma and describe interventions and injury management for them

 
Approval Information
 
This course is designed for radiology techs.
 
This activity is approved for Category A continuing education credit by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) for 2/7/2011 to 3/1/2016.
 
This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ARRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat a self-learning activity for credit if it was reported in the same or any subsequent biennium.
 

 


This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 3/1/2016

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