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Burns And Scalds in Primary Care course for GPs

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
20 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Provider
eintegrity
Endorsed By
RCGP, NHS Health Education England

This session considers the assessment and management of burns and scalds in primary care.

This session was reviewed by Khyati Bakhai and last updated in January 2022.

Learning objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • assess the severity of burns
  • organise burns by classification and recognise those that need to be referred to secondary care
  • give first aid to a burns victim
  • recognise which dressings are commonly used for burns
  • develop plans for the follow-up of patients with serious burns

There are a number of sources of burns including dry heat (e.g. fire), wet heat (e.g. steam), radiation, friction, hot objects, electricity, or chemicals.


PRM123
Instructors / Speakers
Tammy Lo,
Doctor, Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Dr Tammy Lo is a surgical house officer at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich. She undertook her undergraduate medical training at Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ School of Medicine in 2003 and completed a BSc in Maternal and Foetal physiology.

Her research work has led to national presentations and publications. Dr Lo is focused on developing a career in surgery. In addition to developing clinical experience, she is actively involved in clinical research and audit.

Delivery
Title
Burns And Scalds in Primary Care course for GPs
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
-- GENERAL MEDICAL--
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
20 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
3.03_03
Access Duration (in months)
12
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