Nebraska Endovascular Skills Training (NEST) REBOA Course

REBOA device

Nebraska Endovascular Skills Training (NEST) REBOA

Is as 2-day course in the management of non-compressible hemorrhage in the torso, resulting in hypotension or shock. Developed the NEST course with the primary goal of providing basic endovascular training to General Surgeons, Trauma Surgeons, Emergency Medicine Physicians and battlefield medics.

The course consists of:

Pre/Post-Test Exams

Didactic Training

End of Course Evaluation

A team of experts teaches the course, which include case scenarios, equipment review, and specific injury management. Cadavers and live animals test participants’ abilities of femoral arterial access, resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA), shunt placement, and control.

Validation of this course has demonstrated measurable improvements in key performance metrics.

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of Nebraska Endovascular Skills Training team is to analyze and determine the best teaching method of REBOA, while still successfully engaging and teaching providers how to perform REBOA effectively and efficiently.

VISION STATEMENT

Established the Nebraska Endovascular Skills Training to research, analyze and determine the most effective and efficient way to teach REBOA, while developing a self-sustaining program.

CME INFORMATION

Upon completion of the End of Course Evaluation, participants will earn Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit hours for completing the course, all of which meet the requirements for Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, and Self-Assessment.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 9.5 credits meet the requirements for Self-Assessment.

Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 9.5 credits meet the requirements for Trauma.

Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 9.5 credits meet the requirements for Surgical Critical Care.