Manchester Burns Course: Principles and Practice of Burn Care

8th October 2021 @ 9:00 am – 26th November 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Online Module
Free if working in Burns within the Northern Burn Care Network. If outside Nortern Burns Network contact
0161 291 6328

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: uk