Events Calendar

Feb
2
Wed
2022
UWE / Bristol Enhancing Practice in Burn Care Course @ Virtual Online Course
Feb 2 @ 9:00 am – Jun 30 @ 5:00 pm

Enhance your knowledge and skills in BURN CARE with this 40 credit Level 3 / Level M ONLINE module.

Suitable for all members of the Burn Care Multidisciplinary team providing pre-hospital, hospital and/or community care including Paramedics, Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Dietitians, Psychologists, Counsellors, Theatre Practitioners and other professions allied to medicine.

The course covers the whole burns journey using a variety of different virtual learning approaches. On completion of the assignments, successful students will gain 40 credits towards a Degree or Masters Programme.

Closing Date for applications: 31st January 2022.

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Course information/ application form: Enhancing Practice in Burn Care – Professional course – UWE Bristol: Courses

Apr
17
Sun
2022
University of East Anglia Advanced Burn Care Course @ Online
Apr 17 @ 9:00 am – Jul 6 @ 5:00 pm

This online standalone Continuing Professional Development module at Levels 6 and 7 has been designed for critical care nurses and allied healthcare professionals working in, or with an interest in the provision of holistic modern burn care.

This innovative and exciting module offers the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills to support the delivery of patient care and improved outcomes for burn-injured patients. While experience in burn care is not mandatory it will allow students to gain more from the course. However, an enthusiasm for burns is highly recommended. The University of East Anglia will assess applications to ensure that academic entry criteria are met.

2022 module dates:

27 April
11 May
25 May
8 June
22 June
6 July

For additional information, please contact Nicole Lee at nicole.lee4@nhs.net
For applications, please follow the link: https://myuea.force.com/apply

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May
18
Wed
2022
Introduction to Burn Care Course @ Medical Academic Unit, Broomfield Hospital
May 18 @ 9:00 am – May 20 @ 5:00 pm

Who is it for?

  • Nurses
  • HCA’s
  • Physio’s
  • All staff with an interest in burn care

Led by specialists in their fields the agenda will include…

  • Fluid management and wound assessment
  • Pain management and nutrition  Smoke inhalation
  • Dressings and surgical management
  • Mental health and psychological therapies
  • The patient experience
  • Infection Prevention and sepsis
  • Scar management
  • Electrical and chemical burns

And many more.

Cost   Course Only – £300    Accommodation may be available  – e mail for further details and price

To secure your place or for further information please contact Penelope.clarke@nhs.net

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Sep
30
Fri
2022
Manchester Burns Course: Principles & Practice of Burn Care @ Virtual
Sep 30 @ 9:00 am – Dec 16 @ 4:45 pm

Unit Overview
This original and informative unit will provide the foundation of key burn injury knowledge and burn management principles from which to facilitate current best practice in Burn Care for people who work in burns services within the Northern Care Network.

Unit Content
The curriculum covers all aspects of both paediatric and adult acute burn injury management including:
Burn aetiology; Management of acute and procedural pain; Surgical intervention procedures and early excision; Wound healing and appropriate dressing selection; Calculation of depth and total body surface area; Management of chemical and electrical burn injuries; Psychological difficulties experienced by burn patients and practical solutions; Physiotherapy/occupational therapy for the burned patient and early rehabilitation measures; …and much more

Qualifications / Entry Requirements
Level 6 Study:
  Minimum of DipHE in a Health Related Subject (Level 5)
Level 7 Study:  Minimum of a degree in a Health Related Subject (Level 6)

Qualification Achieved
Academic study affords 20 credits for level 6 and 15 credits for level 7.

Cost:  Free of charge if working in burns within the Northern Burn Care Network.  For course dates and expression of interest forms please email manchesterburnscourse@mft.nhs.uk.
If you work outside the Northern Burns Care Network or you do not work in a burns service, please apply to the University of Manchester at cpd.nursing@manchester.ac.uk.

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Feb
3
Fri
2023
Manchester Burns Course: Burn Rehabilitation @ Virtual
Feb 3 @ 9:00 am – Apr 21 @ 5:00 pm

Unit Overview
The Burns Rehabilitation Unit will cover topics such as scar management, psychology, pain management, return to work/school and social reintegration.  It is a single unit with curriculum covering both paediatric and adult aspects of burn injury care.  It is open to all members of the burn care team as well as other health care professionals
who have regular contact with burn patients.

Unit Content
The curriculum covers all aspects of both paediatric and adult rehabilitation from burn injury management specifically:
Ongoing respiratory care; Chronic wound management; Scar assessment and management; Role of pressure garments including hypertrophic scars; Surgical reconstruction; Neuropathic pain; School reintegration; Managing appearance-related concerns; Psychological issues of returning to work/school; Role of the Rehab Team and Rehab Prescription; Work reintegration; Nutritional issues in burn rehabilitation; Scar physiology; Adult and child functional rehabilitation; Role of prosthetics; Outcome measures; Skin camouflage; Post Traumatic Stress; Adjustment issues and depression; Role of the Burns Outreach team; Welfare Rights; Burn Camps

Qualifications / Entry Requirements
Level 6 Study:
  Minimum of DipHE in a Health Related Subject (Level 5)
Level 7 Study:  Minimum of a degree in a Health Related Subject (Level 6)

Qualification Achieved
Academic study affords 20 credits for level 6 and 15 credits for level 7.

Cost:  Free of charge if working in burns within the Northern Burn Care Network.  If you would like to apply and work within the Northern Burn Care Network, please request an expression of interest form from manchesterburnscourse@mft.nhs.uk.  The completed form should be returned by 20 January 2023.
If you work outside the Northern Burns Care Network or you do not work in a burns service, please apply to the University of Manchester at cpd.nursing@manchester.ac.uk.

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