Surgical Grand Rounds - Care of the Obese Trauma Patient

Thursday, January 7, 2021 | 7 a.m. - 8 a.m.

Presenter: Lauren Colom, MD, 5th Year, General Surgery Chief Resident, General Surgery Residency, Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Define and describe the difference if physiology of the obese trauma patient.
  • Identify the risks, complications and costs associated with the care of the obese trauma patient.
  • Discuss how to tailor care to the obese trauma patient with the goal of reducing morbidity and mortality.

Date:  Thursday, January 7, 2021
Time: 7 a.m.
Location: Microsoft Teams - E-mail to be included

This program is intended for: Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, Fellows, Residents, Medical and Nursing Students, and other Ancillary Healthcare Professionals.

Accreditation Statement
“The Guthrie Clinic is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.”

Designation Statement
“The Guthrie Clinic designates this live activity for a maximum of (1.0) AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.”

Disclosure/Conflict of Interest Statement
“Faculty and all others who have the ability to control  the content of continuing medical education activities sponsored by The Guthrie Clinic are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).” The presenter and all other persons planning the content of this program have indicated they DO NOT have any significant commercial interests that may bias the presentation.