Managing Burns The essentials of Pathophysiology, Assessment and Management of Major and Minor burn injuries

Learn to manage major and minor burns from a faculty of burns specialists led by eminent burns surgeon, Mr Stuart Watson, and sponsored by COBIS (Care of Burns in Scotland). The course consists of lectures, plus practical tutorials, covering the essentials of physiology, recognition, assessment, and management of all common burn types.

Target AudienceAll doctors, nurses, and paramedics who look after acute burns (ED, ENP, Rural GP, etc).

Learning ObjectivesUpon completion of this activity, you should be able to:

  • Discuss the assessment of burn injuries
  • Initiate a treatment plan for most burn injuries
  • Describe the importance of infection prevention; nutrition; temperature control; pain management; physiotherapy and psychological care of burn patients
  • Undertake debridement and dressing of burn wounds
  • Describe why large burn injuries cause systemic illness and why burns may threaten the airway, cause renal failure, and multi-organ failure


Module 1: Background to Burns Management

  •  Lecture: How a burn harms a patient
  •  Lecture: Causes of burns
  •  Lecture: The immediate management of burns

Module 2: Burn Thickness

  •  Lecture: Superficial & superficial-partial thickness burns
  •  Lecture: Deep-partial thickness burns
  •  Lecture: Full-thickness burns

Module 3: Complicated Burn Injuries

  •  Lecture: Major Burns
  •  Lecture: Electrical Burn Injuries
  •  Lecture: Burn wound infection
  •  Lecture: Airway & Inhalational Injury
  •  Lecture: Facial burns
Module 4: Hand Injuries

  •  Tutorial: Paediatric Hand Injuries
  •  Tutorial: Paediatric Hand Dressings
  •  Tutorial: Adult Hand Injuries
  •  Tutorial: Hand Physiotherapy

Module 5: Head/neck/chest burns

  •  Tutorial: Paediatric Head & Neck Burns
  •  Tutorial: Paediatric Facial Burns
  •  Tutorial: Paediatric Chest & Shoulder Dressings
  •  Tutorial: Adult Facial Burns

Module 6: Groin Burns

  •  Tutorial: Groin Burns
  •  Tutorial: Groin Burn Dressing

Details : 21 Videos

Price : $ 25


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