Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) - 2018, Wisconsin
Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) is organized by Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) Education Programs and will be held during Feb 21 - 22, 2018 at Wisconsin Athletic Club, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, United States of America.
The target audience for this medical event is acute care, critical care, perioperative, and rehabilitation nurses the foundational, evidence-based information and critical thinking skills necessary to address the needs of the hospitalized trauma patient. TCAR covers a wide range of pathophysiologic and nursing concepts and is designed to be a broad, core-level program, rather than an advanced or specialty-specific course. Although registered nurses are TCAR's target audience, the information contained in this program has proven useful to physical therapists, paramedics, social workers, dieticians, respiratory therapists, speech and occupational therapists, LVNs/LPNs, and others who interact with the hospitalized trauma patient. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 14 Contact Hours.
Conference Description :
Unlike standardized trauma programs targeted at prehospital and emergency care providers, the Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) course was specifically created to meet the learning needs of INPATIENT trauma nurses. This live, 2-day educational offerings give hospital staff members the foundational, evidence-based information and critical thinking skills necessary to meet regulatory requirements and provide excellent care to this challenging patient population.
Conference Objectives are :
• Describe the trauma continuum of care.
• Explain the biomechanics of common injuries.
• Anticipate specific wounds and complications based on mechanism of injury information.
• Discuss the body's multisystem responses to traumatic insults.
• Incorporate physical assessment, imaging studies, and laboratory data to evaluate the hospitalized trauma patient.
• Describe appropriate medical, surgical, and nursing interventions for frequently encountered injuries.
• Interact with interdisciplinary team members to provide timely care to injured patients.
• Prevent, identify, and manage complications common to the hospitalized trauma patient.
• Identify realistic trauma patient goals and evaluate care outcomes.
• Address the psychosocial needs of hospitalized trauma patients and their family members.