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PANAMERICAN TRAUMA SOCIETY

SOCIEDAD PANAMERICANA de TRAUMA

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Burn Management

Course Name
Burn Management
Description Guidelines for Burn Management according to local facilities
General Objective

At the end of the course the attendees must be able to:

  1. Describe the initial management for the severe injuries before and during transport, and
  2. Apply the correct management for less severe injured patients
Specific Objectives
  1. Apply the ABC for every burn management.
  2. Describe management and monitoring.
  3. Describe the basic surgical techniques.
  4. Identify patients requiring emergency transportation.
Target Audience
(who should attend)

Trauma Surgeons
General Surgeons
Emergency Physician
Intensivist
Anesthesiologist
Nurse EMS provider
Nurses
Residents
Students
Course Agenda
(new revision pending)
Manual
Language available:
- Spanish
Administration to participants four weeks prior to course
Pre-Test Onsite Administration
Post-Test Onsite Administration
Evaluation Form Onsite Administration
Certificate Onsite Administration (if paid pre-course)
E-mail Administration (if paid post-course)
Course Duration 1 day
Course Director & Faculty
Course directors and faculty must be experts in the field of trauma and disaster. The director and faculty can be international or local experts. All course directors and faculty must be pre-approved.

Please contact Katherine.Francisco@vcuhealth.org for a list of pre-approved directors and faculty
Local Coordinator
Each course will be assigned a coordinator. The Course Coordinator can be local or International
Number of Participants
Ratio of Instructors/students:  NA 
Cost & Logistic Information
Please email Katherine.Francisco@vcuhealth.org for cost course information and logistics

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