Gift of Hope - Brain Death Simulation Workshop

April 7, 2017
8:30am-2:30pm
Jump Trading Simulation & Education Center
Peoria

WORKSHOP
Brain death determination and management requires a unique blend of up-to-date knowledge, technical skills, and interpersonal skills to assure accurate diagnosis and optimize family coping. The goal of this workshop is to provide attendees with a comprehensive experience that will enhance confidence with the most contemporary approach to brain death determination and management.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
After attending this education activity, participants will be able to:
• Accurately diagnose brain death and readily recognize brain death mimics
• Properly employ ancillary testing when necessary
• Perform an apnea test properly
• Interface with families and discuss brain death in an authoritative manner without ambiguous vocabulary
• Gain knowledge and understanding in how to manage the physiological alterations of patients with catastrophic brain injury
• Constructively interface with OPOs in the management of brain dead patients and their loved ones

TARGET AUDIENCE
The target audience includes physicians (attendings, hospitalists and fellows or residents in neurology, neurosurgery, critical care, trauma surgery or emergency medicine) interested in a comprehensive experience that will enhance confidence with the most contemporary approach to brain death diagnosis and management.

Gift of Hope - Brain Death Simulation Workshop

Friday, April 7, 2017
8:30am-2:30pm

Jump Trading Simulation & Education Center
1306 N. Berkeley Avenue
Peoria, IL 61603
(309) 677-0810
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This event is free of charge
Capacity:  16

Category: Featured

Address questions about this event to Michelle Reef
217-841-4854.