Occult Trauma: Assessment and Care in the Emergency Department

11.95
Online
Elective
Learning Objectives:
  • Describe the challenges of trauma care in a non-designated trauma setting and strategize ways to improve care in this setting.
  • Describe possible mechanisms of injury and forces, and discuss potential clinical presentation.
  • Describe the challenges of treating patients with obesity in trauma care.
  • Describe the management of pneumothorax.
  • List ways the nurse can be alert to history and exam to prevent occult trauma.
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Occult Trauma: Assessment and Care in the Emergency Department

11.95
Learning Objectives:
  • Describe the challenges of trauma care in a non-designated trauma setting and strategize ways to improve care in this setting.
  • Describe possible mechanisms of injury and forces, and discuss potential clinical presentation.
  • Describe the challenges of treating patients with obesity in trauma care.
  • Describe the management of pneumothorax.
  • List ways the nurse can be alert to history and exam to prevent occult trauma.