Events Calendar

Oct
8
Fri
2021
Manchester Burns Course: Principles and Practice of Burn Care @ Virtual
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – Nov 26 @ 5:00 pm

Qualification:  20 credits for level 6 and 15 credits for level 7

This is an online module and will run for seven weeks, on Fridays, commencing 8th October 2021 and will include participating in an interactive programme of study combining e-learning, on line taught lessons, self-directed study, practical demonstrations, debates, discussions, verbal presentations, placement/practice learning and completing summative assessments.

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
  • Calculation of depth and total body surface area
  • Management of acute and procedural pain
  • Management of chemical and electrical burn injuries
  • Surgical intervention procedures and early excision
  • Psychological difficulties experienced by burn patients and practical solutions
  • Wound healing and appropriate dressing selection
  • Physiotherapy/occupational therapy for the burned patient and early rehabilitation measures
Contact details if you work outside the Northern Burn Care Network:  cpd.nursing@manchester.ac uk
Oct
27
Wed
2021
Introduction to Burn Care @ Broomfield Hospital
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – Oct 29 @ 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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