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Trauma Conference

Wednesday, August 7 at 7:00 AM
Mercy Medical Center, East Tower Auditorium, Des Moines, IA, 50314 Show Map

Time, date and location may be subject to change. Please confirm prior to arrival with contact person below.


Willie McClairen, M.D.
Trauma medical director, Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines


Provide updates in diagnostics and treatment of health care problems affecting trauma patients.


Upon conclusion of this series, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss updated medical diagnosis and treatment strategies utilized in the area under discussion.
  • Apply principles of evidence-based medicine in the practice of trauma care.
  • Articulate factors that guide the formulation of a management plan in the trauma patient.
  • Identify the importance of a team approach to diagnosis, overall treatment plan and follow-up care.

Educational methods

Each program will offer clinical examination of various topics related to trauma. Approximately 45 minutes will be devoted to the didactic portion of the program, including case presentations, followed by 15 minutes of open discussion. For further information, call Jennifer Platz at 515-643-2555.

Target audience

Physicians, nurses, residents and medical students and any health care professional involved in the care patients.

Disclosure policy

Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME providers and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures or devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Commercial support


Accreditation statements

ACCME: Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines is accredited by the Iowa Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA: Des Moines University continuing education and the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for CME credits.


For questions regarding AOA credit, please contact:

Continuing Medical Education, AC #505
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312

For questions regarding ACCME or IBON credit, please contact:

Continuing Medical Education
Mercy Medical Center
1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50314


Des Moines University is committed to making our continuing education programs accessible to all individuals. If you have a disability, please contact the continuing education office within seven business days regarding any auxiliary aid(s) and/or service(s), as identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act.