Refresher courses for doctors and nurses – 2001

Sri Jayewardenapura General Hospital, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka

Trauma is a common cause of admission to our hospitals. With the aim of highlighting the importance of the initial management of such patients in reducing the morbidity and mortality a course was organized by The College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka in 2001. This was designated as the Trauma Resuscitation and Initial Management (TRIM) Course and was held on the 25th February 2001

Venue – Auditorium – Sri Jayewardenapura General Hospital, Nugegoda

One hundred and fifty doctors participated in the course. The director of the course was Dr Dudley Collure FRCS MD Consultant Surgeon practicing in the US. He was also an instructor in ATLS. Certificates of participation were awarded to all.

Nos. Lectures Faculty
1Introduction and pattern of trauma in Sri LankaDr Gamini Goonetilleke
2Initial assessment and managementDr Dudley Collure
3Airway and ventilatory managementDr Aloka Pathirana
4ShockDr P A Goonaratna
5Thoracic traumaDr Mohan De Silva
6Abdominal traumaDr Dudley Collure
7Head traumaDr Dudley Collure
8Spine and spinal cord trauma   Dr Upali Banagala
9Extremity traumaDr M D Lamawansa
10Vascular traumaProf. A H Sheriffdeen
11Stabilisation and transportDr Pradeep Fernando


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