Traumatic Brain Injury
Release Date: 1/23/2018 Expiration Date: 12/31/2018
Credit Type: CME and CPE Number of Credits: 1.00
Speaker: Patrick L. Bosarge, M.D., FACS, FCCM, Associate Professor of Surgery, UAB
Faculty/Course Director/Planners: have disclosed that they and their spouse/partner have no
affiliations, arrangements, or financial agreements which could be perceived as potential conflicts of
Provider Statement: St. Vincent’s Health System is an accredited provider of continuing medical,
nursing and pharmacy education. The Ascension CE Department is accredited by MASA and ACPE.
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be
better able to:
Discuss current emergent management of TBI from EMS through the ICU
Review TBI management guidelines
Identify pharmacological therapies
Review the role of the healthcare team in quality improvement in the care of patients with TVI
This activity is designed for physicians, pharmacists, nurses and other healthcare professionals.
Gap in Knowledge:
Lack of knowledge about the problem(s)
Lack strategies to apply knowledge to practice (competence)
Case-based, interactive live activity including assessment questions
Statement of Educational Method:
The educational information is presented in one written module consisting with a post-test. Please review and reflect
on the Power Point presentation and the written test. After studying the material, please complete the course posttest
and the evaluation.
Statement of Evaluation Instrument:
The activity post- test and evaluation instrument are required for
credit. Learners must earn an 75% correct rate on the post-test to receive credit.
Medium Used: The educational information is presented in a written format.
Estimated Time to Complete Enduring Material:
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