You will learn

By the end of the course, you will have received training to enhance:
  • knowledge of the surgical and trauma physiology of the trauma patient
  • surgical decision making in trauma
  • surgical techniques in the management of major trauma
  • awareness of the treatment possibilities in major trauma and their evidence base
Education Courses Definitive Surgical and Anaesthetic Trauma Care Course 2017

About this course

Trauma care is changing all the time and many situations require specialist trauma expertise. The Definitive Surgical and Anesthetic Trauma Care course is designed to train you as professional in strategic thinking and decision-making in the management of the severely injured patients.

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About this course

Trauma care is changing all the time and many situations require specialist trauma expertise. The Definitive Surgical and Anesthetic Trauma Care course is designed to train you as (a fully trained) anaesthesiologist, intensivist, surgeon and advanced trainee in strategic thinking and decision-making in the management of the severely injured patients and provide them with practical surgical skills to manage major organ injuries.

The DSATC is an intensive 3-day course where you will take part in keynote lecturers, multidisciplinary case presentations, fireside discussions and workshops. During the course anaesthesiologists assisted by registered anesthesia nurses and surgeons assisted by OR nurses work together as real trauma teams.

The course focuses on the following subjects:
  • surgical decision-making in complex scenarios
  • operative techniques in critically ill trauma patients
  • hands-on practical experience with experienced instructors (both national and international)
  • insight into difficult trauma situations with learned techniques of haemorrhage control and the ability to handle major thoracic, cardiac and abdominal injuries
  • animal laboratory based surgical skills training. It boasts a high-faculty to participant ratio with the faculty consisting of experienced trauma trained surgeons and anaesthesiologists
  • multidisciplinary team approach
The Radboudumc Health Academy is responsible for the event management of this course. Please visit www.dstc-datc.nl for registration and information about this course.

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In short

  • Anaesthesiologists, intensivists, surgeons and OR nurses.


  • Credits

    After this masterclass you will receive an international acknowledged certificate by The International Association for Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care (IATSIC®).

    This course has been applied for national accreditation at:
    •  The Dutch Association for Surgery (NVvH)
    • The Dutch Association for Anaesthesia (NVA)
    • The Dutch Association for Intensive Care (NVIC)
    • Kwaliteitsregister V&V
    • Register Zorgprofessionals (KR/ZP)

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