This Learning & Development Specialist Course is run by North Bristol NHS Trust in partnership with the University of the West of England and is a 40 credit Level 3 / Level M module for Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Dietitians, Psychologists, Counsellors, Theatre staff and other professions allied to medicine working in a Burn Care or relevant practice setting.
Face-to-face days are interspersed with self-directed online study covering a wide range of topics within burn care. The assessment is in two components comprising a presentation and critically reflective online Blog.
On successful completion the 40 credits can be used towards a Degree or Masters programme. Contact dates: 11/10, 18/10, 01/11, 08/11, 29/11, 05/12, 07/02. Assignment (attendance required): 07/02/2019
Closing date for applications: Monday 1st October 2018
Queen Mary University of London are offering a 1 year Post Graduate Certificate and a 2 year Master of Science in Burn Care. These courses are suited for all members of the burns multidisciplinary team and are delivered on a distance learning basis to suit full-time professionals in the field.
For more information contact Amanda Gaddes via firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you looking to enhance your knowledge and skills in all aspects of burn care?
This three day specialist course is suitable for nursing, physiotherapy, and healthcare support workers and anyone working in a burn care setting
Includes presentations by experts in all areas of burns care from assessment to rehabilitation. European Burns association accredited.
Topics to include:
- Fluid Management and Wound assessment
- Infection prevention & Sepsis
- Pain management and Nutrition
- Dressings and surgical management
- Mental health and psychological therapies
- Patient experience – an ex ITU patient Q&A session
- Scar management, lasers and many more!
Accommodation may be available on request.
This part-time burns and plastic surgery course is aimed at paediatric or adult nurses and allied health professionals working in burns or plastic surgery.
The following modules can be taken as standalone modules or as part of a level 6 or level 7 award.
- Physiological and Psychological Principles of Plastic Surgery and Burn Care – 04/10/2018, 05/10/2018, 19/10/2018, 02/11/2018 (online study day), 15/11/2018, 16/11/2018
- Caring for Patients with a Burn Injury 29/11/2018, 30/11/2018, 14/12/2018, 11/01/2019 (online study day), 17/01/2019, 18/01/2019
- Caring for Patients Undergoing Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 31/01/2019, 01/02/2019, 15/02/2019, 01/03/2019 (online study day), 14/03/2019, 15/03/2019
The Management of the Critically Ill Burns Patient Course is a one-day event showcasing the role of the multi-disciplinary team in improving patient outcomes. Many of the complexities involved in the management of the critically ill burns patient will be covered, including anaesthesia, surgical strategies, intensive care, ongoing burns research and the longer term psychological issues that patients can have following a burns injury.
Who should attend?
All interested people are welcome including intensivists, anaesthetists, surgeons, microbiologists, researchers, nurses, ODPs, pharmacists, dieticians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and psychologists.
What is the cost?
The course costs £100 for doctors and £50 for nurses, AHPs and students
Are coffee and lunch included in the fee?
Yes, coffee and lunch are provided
Has the event been approved for CPD points?
CPD accreditation from the Royal College of Anaesthetists has been applied for
Is there a Provisional Programme?
Yes- to follow shortly