Applied Ballistics & Wound Estimation
emergency medicine, wounds and injuries, wounds - gunshot, wounds - penetrating
Emergency Medicine | Medical Education | Medicine and Health Sciences
Speaker: Kevin Menes, MD – Physician, Emergency Medicine, Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center
Purpose: This enduring material is designed to examine events of the Las Vegas mass casualty event and discuss a method to triage
Target Audience: This activity is designed for Physicians and Residents at HCA GME Hospitals.
Format: This presentation was pre-recorded for HCA GME National Grand Rounds Series.
Educational Objectives: Upon completion of this activity you will be able to:
- Describe the method that was used in triaging patients during the Las Vegas mass casualty event.
- Identify characteristics of gunshot wounds in order to best approach treatment and management.
Accreditation: HCA Graduate Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit: HCA Graduate Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure: HCA Graduate Medical Education is committed to providing CME that is balanced, objective, and evidence-based. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Accreditation Requirements and Standards, all parties involved in content development are required to disclose any relevant conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity. HCA Graduate Medical Education has established mechanisms to resolve conflicts of interest should they arise. The disclosure summary follows:
Bruce Deighton, PhD, Course Director: No Conflicts
Jessica Wells, Course Co-Director: No Conflicts
Kevin Menes, MD, Speaker: Menes Resuscitation, LLC
Beverly Upchurch, Education Manager: No Conflicts
Jonathan Snider, CME Coordinator: No Conflicts
Release Date: February 20, 2019
Expiration Date: February 20, 2021
Menes, Kevin MD, "Applied Ballistics & Wound Estimation" (2019). Emergency Medicine. 3.