Severe Thermal Burn Injuries - In Adults

Offered By

College of Paramedics

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Course Information

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Course Structure

Why should I take this course?

This micro skills course provided by the College of Paramedics aims to further paramedics' knowledge of severe thermal burn injuries (in adults) in order to increase confidence in managing these patients, in what can often be a very distressing scenario. Underpinning pathophysiology and aetiology of burns will be highlighted using a cABCDE trauma approach. This session is based on JRCALC UK clinical guidelines (AACE and JRCALC 2019) and the British Burn Association (BBA) prehospital consensus (Battaloglu 2019). They will not be Trust specific and while the information provided is current and evidence-based clinicians are encouraged to adhere to individual Trust policy.

This course is ideal for

All health professionals.

What you can expect

A 30 minute eLearning course containing interactive content and activities. 

Validate your learning

Each participant receives a certificate upon course completion.

Do I need any prior qualifications or experience?

Our courses and programs have been designed to meet the needs of a broad range of trainees and qualified healthcare professionals. For most courses, we do not ask that you hold certain qualifications or meet certain criteria.
Some courses are aligned to specialist medical curricula so there is a certain level of medical knowledge required in these cases. On the whole, however, the courses and programs are accessible to a broad audience of learners.

Are the programs accredited for continuous professional development (CPD) or continuing medical education (CME)?

Our courses have been developed and are delivered by Talisium's global network of content providers including universities and various professional bodies whose work underpins CPD for healthcare professionals.
Certificates of completion will be available and can be downloaded once a course has been completed. These can be used as evidence of learning for training and CPD purposes. You will need to check with your governing body about CPD standards and requirements.
Unless otherwise stated, certificates issued through Talisium are not qualifications of any formal assessment.

Here is what you will cover in
this course 

Perform a structured and systematic approach to the management of patients with severe thermal burns, which may be both life changing and life threatening

Recognise the indicators of inhalation injury, including upper, lower and systemic

Provide appropriate fluid resuscitation and recognise the importance in the patient’s onward journey

Identify the appropriate first aid interventions and cautions that should be taken during implementation