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Emergency Medicine in an Austere Environment

Total Credits: 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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OPSO - Oregon
Derrick Sorweide, DO
1 Hour 02 Minutes
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First presented at the 2021 Virtual Osteopathic Conference, OPSO is pleased to offer this presentation as an on-demand CME seminar. 

In this presentation Derrick Sorweide, DO, will:

Define and know the challenges of an austere environment.

Know the MARCH pneumonic.

Know where a patient may be losing blood.

Know the steps of an eFASTscan.

Be familiar with the Military decision-making process.

Know the lethal triad of shock.

Be aware of the need for self-maintenance.

Have an understanding of items to have on hand and how to use them.

Know who NOT to do CPR on.



Derrick Sorweide, DO's Profile

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Dr. Derrick Sorweide is the Director of Clinical Education and Discipline Lead for Cardiovascular Learning at the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific Northwest (COMP-NW) in Lebanon, Oregon. He is a member and was appointed Governor of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) Board. He has held various leadership positions and has been on multiple committees with the Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of Oregon. He is past president of the Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of Oregon 2015-2017.

Dr. Sorweide is a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army Reserves and was deployed in Kuwait and Iraq as an emergency medical treatment provider. He currently serves as the Medical Readiness and Training Command Surgeon for the Reserve Component.

Dr. Sorweide discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.



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