[twocol_one] Emergency Management of Burns Injuries

This session interactive workshop will facilitate attendees to identify referrable burn injuries to the state wide Burns Services (Adult and Childrens), provide up to date advice on contacts and referral processes and outline resources to develop treatment plans for the management of minor burns in liaison with clinical support from Burns Units. Additionally through the workshop the attendees will learn how to assess and treat burns injuries.

Learning outcomes:

This interactive session will lead the participants though a range of scenarios which will require the application of burn assessment and referral principles with consideration of:

  • First aid recommendations
  • Primary survey assessment with recognition of complications specific to burn injuries
  • Burns size and depth assessment
  • Fluid resuscitation
  • Thermoregulatory protection
  • Referral Criteria

[/twocol_one] [twocol_one_last]Workshop Facilitator: Stuart Harper

Stuart HarperStuart has worked in the Adult Burn Service at the Royal Adelaide Hospital for 17 years and currently his responsibilities involve the clinical management of complicated burn injuries, supervision of the out-patient activities, state-wide liaison for advice on adult burn injury management and the provision of clinical support for the Rural Burns Link Nurse Network.

Stuart has a keen interest in providing education on all aspects of burn injury management, the scope of education delivery ranges from emergency assessment through to community care and treatment.

Instructors: Natalia Adanichkin (RAH Burns Unit, Associate Clinical Service Co-ordinator)

Target audience

  • Emergency service providers involved in pre-hospital assessment and transport
  • Emergency Department health care providers

Date: Friday 1st 1050 – 1220