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Dana Nielsen to discuss extremity amputation at Surgery Grand Rounds on Oct. 13

For the next Surgery Grand Rounds, to be held from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 13, Dana Nielsen, M.D., a fifth-year resident in the UND Surgery Residency Training Program, will present “Life or Limb: Historical and Modern Perspectives on Extremity Amputation.” This broadcast will be held via Zoom/video conferencing.

Upon completion of this program, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe the evolution in surgical technique for amputations.
  • Identify the role military conflicts played in amputation management.
  • Recognize the various extremity injury rating scores.
  • Describe the current debate between amputation and salvage.

This Grand Rounds presentation, sponsored by the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the School’s Department of Surgery, is broadcast via video conference to many sites throughout North Dakota and Minnesota and is also streamed via personal computers. If you want information on how to attend, please contact Cassandra Cunningham 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 University of North Dakota 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.