Objectives

After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Identify indications for needle decompression
2. Appropriately landmark decompression site
3. Recite appropriate equipment needed
4. Discuss tension pneumothorax presentation

Faculty

Reginald Alouidor, M.D., FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery
UMASS Chan Medical School – Baystate

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.

 



Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Physicians
Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 contact hour(s).  Nurses should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 

EMTs and Paramedics
The Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS) has approved this continuing education program for 1.0 hours.  Approval Number 2223-R1-00941-T5 

 


This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team and learners will receive 1.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

Session date: 
09/28/2022 - 9:00am to 10:00am EDT
Location: 
Webinar
759 Chestnut St.
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 IPCE Credit Hour(s)
  • 1.00 OEMS Credit Hours

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