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Assessing Children for Risk of Cervical Spine Injury Tops WTS Topics on October 30

Aug 15, 2018

Internationally recognized trauma researcher, Dr. Julie Leonard, will report the latest research findings on cervical spine injury management in children. She will discuss her work with the National Institute of Health (NIH) to develop the Pediatric Cervical Spine Injury Risk Assessment Tool for use by both prehospital and emergency department providers.

Leonard_Julia_headshotJulie Leonard, MD, MPH, is Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Dept. of Emergency Medicine, The Ohio State University College of Medicine and practices at the Nationwide Children's Hospital. Dr. Leonard will join other global experts at the 7th Annual World Trauma Symposium on Oct. 30 in Nashville, Tennessee. Issues to be discussed include:
  • The future of EMS and the National Trauma System
  • Response to the UK’s Manchester bombing
  • Resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA)
  • Controversies in hemorrhage control
  • Innovations in TBI assessment and management

From technique to technology and provider resilience, it is the best education available. Attendees receive up to 8 hours of CAPCE, CME or nursing CEc redits, breakfast, lunch, and access to exhibits.

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October 30, 2018 | Nashville, Tennessee