Critical education for

the modern emergency nurse

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Discussion of trauma recognition, including cases that might otherwise sneak by...

Learning Outcomes:

  • Review triage, primary, and secondary assessments of the trauma patient
  • Identify characteristics that indicate the need for trauma center referral
  • Recognize the role of intuition in trauma assessment
  • Debate your role in the determination of trauma severity

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