The UNC School of Medicine is offering 1 day Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma. Course designated for PGY4 and 5 Residents.
Surgery Faculty to Lead ASSET Course
The UNC School of Medicine is offering a 1-day (8:30am-4:00pm) Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma (ASSET) Course designed for PGY4 & 5 residents and regional trauma & general surgery physicians to provide vascular exposure in penetrating trauma. The course will allow participants to learn about the key surgical exposures in five key anatomic areas: neck, chest, abdomen & pelvis, and upper and lower extremities.
PGY4 & 5 residents and regional trauma & general surgery physicians
At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of key anatomical exposures for the care of injured and acutely ill surgical patients.
- Demonstrate his or her technical ability to expose important structures that may require acute surgical intervention to save life or limb.
- Gain confidence in performing anatomic exposures independently.
- Faculty assessment of a student’s ability to independently perform anatomical exposures will be satisfactory.
- Trista Reid, MD, UNC Course Director
- Elizabeth Dreesen, MD
- Michelle Brownstein, MD
- Anthony Charles, MD
- Daryhl Johnson, MD
- Rebecca Maine, MD
- Lauren Raff, MD
- Cheryl Workman, RN, Course Coordinator
- November 3, 2017
- Spring 2018 (Date TBA)
- For additional information, please contact Cheryl Workman at firstname.lastname@example.org