This study day will help you to understand and recognise the patients journey through the trauma care process – from pre-hospital care, emergency stabilization in the Emergency Department and preparation for transfer to the perioperative environment (together with specific supportive measures) or for transfer to a specialist centre.
You will also become aware of the supportive measures available for the whole team to maintain their emotional, psychological and physical wellbeing after exposure to traumatic cases.
- Visualise the patient journey through trauma care from roadside to bedside.
- Describe care priorities on arrival at the Emergency Department.
- Demonstrate techniques for Front of Neck Access and double lumen tube use in a clinical skills workshop.
- Compare major haemorrhage management and protocol from the regional trauma unit/own local policy.
- Discuss the care delivered to Trauma patients perioperatively, introducing the “damage control” protocols to non-trauma-based practitioners.
- Consider psychological support of friends and colleagues after traumatic case exposure.
6 hours CPD entitlement