Head and Spinal Cord Injuries: Lessons Learned (CME available)


This seminar is available for CME credit (1.00 credits). After watching the video, click here to complete the evaluation and claim credit.

  • Presenter:
      • Anna LedgerwoodMD, FACS
        • Professor of Surgery, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery
        • Detroit Receiving Hospital – former Trauma Medical Director for over 20 years

  • This break-out session will provide an overview of the importance of accurately using the Glasgow Coma Score and a baseline neurological assessment in the care of trauma patients. The speaker will also discuss the importance of early recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of spinal cord injuries. Multiple examples of head and spinal cord injuries will be presented to emphasize the importance of the history and physical exam in early detection and preventing errors in management.
  • Objectives:
    1. Emphasize the accurate assessment of the Glasgow Coma Score and its importance.
    2. Identify the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of spinal cord injuries.

Tuesday, February 9, 2023 – 1:00-2:00 PM – BREAK-OUT #1

Presenter Slides: A. Ledgerwood

Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Michigan State University and the Michigan Trauma Coalition. The Michigan State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Michigan State University designates this Internet Live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Summary of Financial Disclosures:
All planners, reviewers, faculty presenters have nothing to disclose.

Commercial Support Disclosure:
No commercial support was provided for this CME activity

Review Date: February 9, 2023
Original Release Date: February 9, 2023
Termination Date: January 24, 2025