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News from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Tyler Van De Voort to give Surgery Grand Rounds on brain and spinal injuries Sept. 8

Tyler Van De Voort, M.D., a PG-IV resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Brain and Spinal Injuries – Evidence vs. Dogma” at the UND Medical Education Center, Room 140, in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 18. Everyone is welcome to attend.

The objectives of the talk are to:

  1. List the physiologic parameters that should be maintained in order to prevent secondary brain injury.
  2. List the criteria for clearing a trauma patient’s C-spine.
  3. Describe how to lower a patient’s intracranial pressure at the bedside.
  4. Describe when to obtain repeat imaging and when to start DVT prophylaxis for patients with intracranial hemorrhage

This Surgery Grand Rounds Conference, sponsored by the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Department of Surgery, is broadcast via video conference to many sites in North Dakota and Minnesota. For more information about how to view the presentation, contact Kerri Hjelmstad at 701.777.2589 or

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.