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Trauma Care: Abdominal Injuries

Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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CE: 4.5 hours
Rated 4.8 out of 5.0 based on 2418 reviews

Course Summary

Initial stabilization of the patient with abdominal trauma requires well-prepared teams to foster the best probability of patient survival. Nurses and associates are required to practice and be prepared for a systematic approach in order to provide accurate and life-saving interventions for the patient with abdominal trauma. Sound clinical judgment and a well practiced process of emergency interventions demonstrated by all members of the emergency, critical care and surgical teams are imperative to provide high quality care for the patient with abdominal trauma. The purpose of this course is to provide advanced learning for nurses interested in the management of the individual with abdominal trauma.

Course Format


Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Overview Of Abdominal Trauma
  • The Anatomy Of The Abdominal Region
  • Types Of Abdominal Injury
  • Signs And Symptoms Of Abdominal Trauma
  • Risks Associated With Abdominal Trauma
  • Diagnosis Of Abdominal Trauma
  • Treatment Of Abdominal Trauma
  • Summary


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