Katherine Vlasica

Country: USA
Category: Science & Technology
Core Faculty, Emergency Medicine Residency, St Joseph’s Health
Medical Director of Emergency Medicine Pain Management
Director, Acute Pain Management Fellowship
Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine RowanSOM
Chair, Pain and Addiction Care in the Emergency Department, American College of Emergency Physicians
Dr. Katherine Vlasica is a dedicated emergency medicine physician with a passion for teaching and advancing innovations in acute pain management. She is a prominent figure in the Emergency Medicine Summer School in Zadar, Croatia where she imparts her trauma skills to international medical students. As a well known figure in emergency medicine pain management, Dr. Vlasica expanded the pain management program to a national level of engagement, focusing on ultrasound guided regional anesthesia applications in the emergency department. Dr. Vlasica has authored several publications on alternatives to opioids in pain management and has lectured and co-chaired conferences, nationally and internationally, on alternative analgesia methods in the emergency department. She is the Chair of Pain and Addiction Care in the Emergency Department, a national accreditation program aiming to improve the pain management and care for patients with substance use disorder.

Država: SAD
Kategorija: Znanost

Dr. Katherine Vlasica je liječnica hitne medicine sa strašću prema podučavanju i unaprjeđenju inovacija u liječenju akutne boli. Dr. Vlasica je istaknuta osoba u Ljetnoj školi hitne medicine u Zadru, Hrvatska, gdje prenosi svoje vještine traumatologije međunarodnim studentima medicine. Kao dobro poznata osoba u hitnoj medicini za liječenje akutne boli, dr. Vlasica je proširila program za liječenje boli na nacionalnu razinu angažmana, fokusirajući se na primjene regionalne anestezije vođene ultrazvukom na hitnom odjelu. Dr Vlasica je autor nekoliko publikacija o alternativama opioidima u liječenju boli te je predavala i supredsjedala na nacionalnim i međunarodnim konferencijama o alternativnim metodama analgezije u hitnoj službi. Voditeljica je nacionalnog Odjela za liječenje boli i ovisnosti u Odjelu za hitnu medicinu, nacionalnom akreditacijskom programu čiji je cilj poboljšati liječenje boli i skrb za pacijente s poremećajem ovisnosti o drogama.

País: Estados Unidos de América
Categoría: Tecnología científica

Como figura ampliamente reconocida en el manejo del dolor en el Departamento de Emergencia, la Dra. Vlasica amplió el programa de manejo del dolor a un nivel de participación nacional, enfocándose en la aplicación de anestesia regional guiada por ultrasonido en el Departamento de Emergencias. La Dra. Vlasica también ha sido autora de varias publicaciones sobre alternativas a los opioides en el tratamiento del dolor y ha impartido conferencias y co-presidido congresos a nivel nacional e internacional sobre métodos analgésicos alternativos en el Departamento de Emergencias. Adicionalmente, es la Presidenta de Atención del Dolor y las Adicciones en el Departamento de Emergencias, un programa de acreditación nacional que tiene como objetivo mejorar el manejo del dolor y la atención de los pacientes con trastornos por uso de sustancias.

Published on November 28, 2023