Jeff Plant

Sunday, June 4, 2017 • 13:00 - 14:30
Track 5 – RURAL EMERGENCY MEDICINE
WCC: Garibaldi

Yet Another Use for Ultrasound - The Joints - Dr. Alex Brothers

Description:

Practical ultrasound-guided joint aspirations and injections for the emergency department will be discussed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Locate a joint space on ultrasound
  • Understand the diagnostics for joint aspirate
  • Know the useful medications for joint injections

Procedural Sedation in the Rural ER - Dr. Alex Brothers

Description:

A review of procedural sedation in the rural emergency. How to keep it simple and safe.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the definition of procedural sedation for the Emergency Department
  • Know the indications for procedural sedation in the Emergency Department
  • Understand the risks of procedural sedation in the Emergency Department

ATVs, Knife Fights and "Who Needs a Seatbelt Anyway?" Sticking it to Rural Trauma - Dr. Alan Vukusic

Description:

This presentation will present rural trauma cases, tips and preparation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Simplify and organize your approach to trauma pitfalls
  • Organize your trauma shop and pit crew

Is the Pressure On? ....Or Very Low? Quick, Dirty & Peripheral Pressors - Dr. Alan Vukusic

Description:

This presentation will outline practical use of quick and dirty vasopressors in the rural setting.

Learning Objectives:

  • Prepare and use peripheral vasopressors

Orthopedic Procedures in an Emergency Rural Setting - Dr. Annie Gareau

Description:

This presentation will review emergency orthopedic procedures in a rural setting, such as shoulder and tib-fib reductions, and upper extremity reductions under Biehr blocks.

Learning Objectives:

  • Safe and efficient shoulder reduction
  • Safe and efficient tib-fib reduction
  • Introduction to Biehr blocks for the purpose of upper extremity fractures and dislocations reductions