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Massive Orthopedic Trauma: Controlling Hemorrhage
Presenter: Regis Renard, MD
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The purpose of this activity is to educate healthcare providers with the most up-to-date information on 
Massive Orthopedic Trauma: Controlling Hemorrhage.

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The target audience includes all healthcare professionals such as physicians, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals who would like to learn about 
Massive Orthopedic Trauma: Controlling Hemorrhage and how it pertains to their respective profession.

Release and Expiration Dates
11/14/2017 -11/14/2020


1.  Discuss the opportunities of the American College of Surgeons educational “Stop The Bleed” Campaign

2.  Define treatment options for active hemorrhage in the patient with musculoskeletal injuries

3. Apply specific interventions for active hemorrhage in patients with pelvic ring disruption


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Biographical Info

Dr. Renard is a board certified, orthopaedic traumatologist. He specializes in the care of peri-articular, pelvic and acetabular fractures; treatment of post-traumatic complications including nonunions, malunions and osteomyelitis; limb salvage; deformity correction; joint preservation and post-traumatic adult reconstruction of the hip, knee and ankle.

Dr. Renard graduated from the Johns Hopkins University with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering specializing in Material Science as well as a minor in Applied Mathematics. He received a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. He graduated from The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-The New Jersey Medical School, where he also completed his Orthopaedic Surgery training. He completed his Orthopaedic Traumatology fellowship at the University of Southern California where he also served on staff at the LAC-USC Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Prior to joining UAMS, he was an orthopaedic trauma surgeon at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center and Long Island Orthopaedic and Spine Specialists.

He has received several honors and awards throughout his medical career including the Gold Humanism Award and Chief Resident teaching award. He has authored several publications and textbook chapters relating to clinical and basic science aspects of orthopaedic injuries. Dr. Renard is a member of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, Orthopaedic Trauma Association and AO trauma group. He is active teaching and lecturing locally and nationally for the Orthopaedic Trauma Association and AO-North America. His research interests include evaluation of fracture fixation constructs; pharmacologic means to improve fracture healing and evaluation of cartilage injuries associated with peri-articular fractures.

Speaker Disclosures:
The planners, speakers, moderators, peer reviewers and /or panelists of this CE activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Kim Miller  
Susan Smith Dodson
Mark Jansen

Regis Renard, MD

Peer Reviewers: 
Kim Miller, MCHES

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