Manchester Burns Course: Principles and Practice of Burn Care

29th September 2023 @ 9:00 am – 15th December 2023 @ 5:00 pm
Online module
Free if working in Northerbn Burn Care Network; Fee to be confirmed for Others

Providing the foundation of key burn injury knowledge and burn management principles to facilitate best practice in Burn Care nationally and internationally.

The curriculum covers paediatric and adult burn injury management to include:

  • 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 Bun Patients and Practical Solutions
  • Physiotherapy/Occupational Therap for the burned Patietn and Early Rehabilitation Measures
  • And much more

Entry Criteria:
Level 6 Study:  A minimum of DipHE in a health related subject (Level 5)
Level 7 Study:  A minimum of a degree in a health related subject (Level 6)
Mandatory:  A minimum of 6 months experience in a Burns Environment

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

Cost & Contacts:
If working in burns within the Northern Burn Care Network, free of charge.  Email:
If working outside the Northern Burn Care Network, applications should be made to:

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