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PANAMERICAN TRAUMA SOCIETY

SOCIEDAD PANAMERICANA de TRAUMA

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.
    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 Physicians, Intensivists, Anesthesiologists, EMS provider, Nurses, Residents & Students.

Course Agenda: (New revision pending)

Manual available in the following languages: Spanish, will be provided to participants four weeks prior to the course.

Pre-Test & Post-Test: Onsite Administration

Evaluation Form: Onsite Administration

Certificate: Onsite Administration (if paid pre-course) or 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.

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


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