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AAOS focuses on disaster responders, both yesterday's and tomorrow's
Date:2/10/2012

rthopaedic Responder" certifications are available, each requiring specific training and experience, and either civilian surgeon volunteer or temporary government employee credentials.

  • Trauma-Trained Surge Responders ("Responder I") have extensive trauma experience and upon completing training are certified to immediately deploy to a disaster site.
  • Acute Phase Responders ("Responder II") are certified to immediately deploy to a disaster site.
  • Sustaining Phase Responders ("Responder III) are surgeons who may or may not have significant trauma experience, who arrive during the reconstruction/maintenance phase of a disaster.

Two Other Sessions at the AAOS' Annual Meeting Address Disaster Preparedness

First, a general session on Tuesday, Feb. 7, entitled "Disaster Response Orthopaedics: Pearls from the Frontline," featured a panel discussion with five orthopaedic surgeons who have treated patients in Haiti, Afghanistan, on U.S. medical ships, and in other countries devastated by war or disaster. Discussions will center upon how to prepare, work with and build an orthopaedic team, as well as how to anticipate and overcome challenges of orthopaedic care in countries that often are chaotic, devastated and without appropriate medical equipment.

"We're sharing what we've learned through our experiences," said Col. Tad L. Gerlinger, MD, the session moderator and an orthopaedic surgeon at San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston ,Texas, "and to give other orthopaedic surgeons, who might be interested in volunteering their time, a taste of what to expect. We hope the discussion, sparks an interest in disaster care."

Dr. Gerlinger said "one of the most rewarding things we do when we go to these countries is to take care of injured civilians, and to train the local surgeons in their hospitals."

After the Crisis

In the second session, Improving Orthopaedic Care Delivery at a Referra
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Contact: Lauren Pearson Riley
pearson@aaos.org
847-384-4031
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
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