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Minor Burns Dressings: Considerations for Rural Practitioners

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
1 hour

Webinar 5 Nov, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (AEDT)

This instalment of the Rural Health Webinar Series will explore the factors to consider when selecting a burn dressing for minor burns. Participants will learn how to choose a burn dressing, taking into account burn mechanism, depth and anatomic location. Participants will gain an insight into how a burn clinician selects dressings based on patient factors, follow up arrangements and what is available locally. Referral criteria to burn units will also be discussed and commonly used dressings will be evaluated in detail.

Learning outcomes
  • Compare commonly utilised burn dressings for minor burns.
  • Outline how burn depth affects the choice of burn dressing.
  • Describe factors that may effect burn wound healing.
  • Identify indicators for referring patients with minor burns to a Burn Service.
  • This event attracts 2 CPD points

    This event is part of Rural Health Webinar Series. Events in this series are:

    • Rural Health Webinar Series - Heart Failure
    • Abnormal uterine bleeding - the long and the short of it (and everything in between)
    • Minor Burns Dressings: Considerations for Rural Practitioners
    Presenter Dr Carl Lisec

    Dr Carl Lisec is a general and burn surgeon at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, a conjoint academic coordinator for the University of Queensland, a board member of the Australian and New Zealand Burn Association (ANZBA), a Queensland Trauma Committee Member and an AUSMAT surgical team member.

    Type
    Delivery
    Title
    Minor Burns Dressings: Considerations for Rural Practitioners
    Interest Areas / Topics Covered
    Community health, Rural and remote
    Location
    Provider Type
    Non Profit Organisation
    Duration
    1 hour
    Start Date
    05-Nov-2020
    CPD Points
    2
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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