The British Burns Association will be hosting a pre-hospital education day on the management of burns on 22nd February 2018. The morning will be at a training venue at Redhill (near Gatwick) with the afternoon sessions in London (venue tbc).
The event is aimed at those who work in pre-hospital emergency care and will be multi-disciplinary, in order to share current best practices.
Scenarios will cover not only burn / chemical injuries, but also the toxicological patient who self-presents to the ED before the first ambulances arrive from the scene of incident or where patients scatter to many hospitals in larger urban areas.
Scenarios will cover a number of topic areas such as:
- Initial Assessment and Management – thermal and chemical injury.
- Safety aspects of working in an emergency scenario in the first 10 minutes before a response team arrives
- Multiple Casualties / Mass Casualties – being first on scene to a major incident
- Smoke Inhalation Injury, Airway Management – difficult airway
- Burn Wound Management – best evidence based approach
- Electrical Injury, such as from electric vehicles
- Chemical Burns – the gap between industry and healthcare
- Paediatric and elderly Burn Injuries – in rural communities
- Stabilization – Transfer and Transport – Pain management and Fluid Resuscitation