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Blast Injuries Part 1: Overview and Treatment

Credit Hour : 10

Organized by :   AAACEUs

Specialities :   Emergency Medicine, Burn Surgery

Conference Summary

Blast Injuries Part 1: Overview and Treatment is organized by AAACEUs. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 10 Credit Hours.

Description:
Outline:
Article 1: Bomb and Blast Injuries
Article 2: Explosions and Blast Injuries – A Primer for Clinicians
Article 3: Pathology of blast-related brain injury
Article 4: Utility of mechanism-of-injury-based assessment and treatment: Blast Injury Program case illustration
Article 5: Prevalence of chronic pain, posttraumatic stress disorder, and persistent post-concussive symptoms in OIF/OEF Veterans: Polytrauma clinical triad
Article 6: Team approach to diagnosis and management of traumatic brain injury and its co-morbidities
Article 7: Central nervous system and musculoskeletal medication profile of a veteran cohort with blast-related injuries
Article 8: Pharmacological management of neuro-behavioral disorders following traumatic brain injury – A state-of-the-art review

Course Objectives:
Describe and discuss
• Classification of Explosives
• Mechanisms of Blast Injuries
• Common Blast Injuries
• Emergency Management Tips
• Pathology of blast-related brain injury

 Differentiate between the traditional symptom-focused treatment paradigm and the mechanism-of-injury based approach. Explain the complexity of presenting complaints in OIF/OEF veterans and support the importance of a multidisciplinary team approach to assessment and treatment. Define the fole of psychopharmacology in post acute TBI treatment and explain the specific characteristics of subpopulations who might benefit.

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Credit Info

  • Credit Hour : 10
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