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Dana Nielsen to give Surgery Grand Rounds on peripheral vascular trauma March 19

Dana Nielsen, M.D., a PGY-II resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Peripheral Vascular Trauma: An Overview of the Evaluation and Evidence-based Treatment of Vascular Injury” at Altru Health System in Grand Forks, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, March 19.

You can attend the Zoom meeting at:

Meeting ID:  567-534-955
Password:  616004

The objectives of Dr. Nielsen’s talk are to:

  1. Identify hard and soft signs of vascular injury.
  2. Describe a systematic approach to diagnosing vascular injury.
  3. Describe how to expose commonly injured peripheral vessels.
  4. Identify basic approaches to vascular repair.

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 and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The UND School of Medicine and 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.