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Wake Forest Trauma Registry Conference
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5/19/2017
When: May 19, 2017
8:00 am - 3:45 pm
Where: Northwest AHEC
McCreary Tower at BB&T Football Field
475 Deacon Blvd.
Winston Salem, NC  27105
Contact: Gail Pawlik
336-713-7761
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By attending this one-day knowledge-based conference, the participant will develop and enhance their knowledge of traumatic injuries and diagnoses

 

Program Overview and Objectives

 

By attending this one-day knowledge-based conference, the participant will develop and enhance their knowledge of traumatic injuries and diagnosis. Upon completion of this workshop, participants should be able to: • Discuss historical perspective of the Registry. • Describe most common maxillofacial fracture patterns. • Describe appropriate codes for trauma involving the mandible, midface, zygoma, orbit, and nasal bones. • Describe appropriate codes for complex panfacial fractures. • Discuss an autopsy procedure and its role in death scene investigation. • Describe the benefits and limitations of the information an autopsy provides. • Appreciate how various departments and agencies coordinate their efforts in death scene investigations. • Develop an enhanced understanding of Performance Improvement and the role with the Registry. • Discuss management of spinal injuries. • Discuss emergent situations and bleeding control. • Demonstrate use of wound packing and tourniquet application to control bleeding.

 

Who Should Participate

 

Trauma registrars, coders, nurses

 

Register Online at: northwestahec.org

 

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