At the conclusion of this activity, the learner should be able to:
1) Review the use of whole blood transfusions, resuscitative thoracotomy and various options for pelvic fracture hemorrhages.
2) Discuss newer modalities to train health care providers in individual/team training in trauma care. This includes both the civilian and military setting.
3) Understand/utilize new innovations in trauma care, including stem cell therapy and the ongoing problems with venous thromboembolism.
4) Discuss issues with the chronic problems with residual effects of TBI and gun violence.