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Acute Care Surgery: The Oakstone Institute Clinical Review

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Overview / Abstract:

Topics covered by Acute Care Surgery include:
Antibiotics for Appendicitis, Intraabdominal Infection, Acute Diverticulitis, ECMO, Abdominal Compartment Syndrome, PICS in ICU Survivors, Delirium, Complex Pelvic Fracture, Blunt Aortic Injury and many others.
After viewing Acute Care Surgery, you should be able to:
• Define best practices for clostridium difficile infection
• Identify when a pelvic fracture can be life threatening
• Recognize patients that might benefit from ECMO
• List appropriate patients for medical management of appendicitis
• Recognize the difference between uncomplicated and complicated appendicitis
• Explain how endovascular repair of aortic injuries reduces morbidity and mortality
• Describe a patient who needs operative therapy for diverticulitis

Expiration

May 30, 2019

Discipline(s)

Nurse Practitioner , Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME, Surgical Technology CE

Format

DVD, Online, Podcast, Seminar

Cost

$595 to $795 according to which formats you choose.

Credits / Hours

9

Accreditation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC.

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Surgery

Keywords / Search Terms

Antibiotics for Appendicitis, Intraabdominal Infection, Acute Diverticulitis, ECMO, Abdominal Compartment Syndrome, PICS in ICU Survivors, Delirium, Complex Pelvic Fracture, Blunt Aortic Injury

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