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Trauma Service Curriculum
The Trauma Service consists of PGY4, PGY3 and PGY1 residents. The chief of the service is the PG4.
The objectives for the service are:
- Basic and advanced resuscitation techniques using ATLS protocol methods
- Wound care management in the trauma room and acute care settings
- Basic surgical skills involving incision, wound closures, handling of tissues and selection/use of operating instruments.
- Advanced surgical skills involving emergent laparotomy, thoracotomy, and surgical airway techniques
- Anatomy, physiology, and pathology of all systems affected by traumatic injury, including the functional evaluation of:
- central nervous system
- cardiovascular system
- pulmonary system
- gastrointestinal system
- extremity function
- nutritional status
- Principles of the critical care management of the trauma patient
- Acute management of extremity injury, including need for casts, splints, and traction
- Rehabilitative issues in the early care of the traumatically injured as well as indications for, and the provision of, nutritional support for patients traumatically injured