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Burns - Preparing for a Mass Casualty Incident in the South West

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Plymouth Science Park

1 Davy Road

Derriford

Plymouth

PL6 8BX

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It would take just 20 critically ill burn-injured patients to overwhelm the Specialised Burn Services in the UK.

Are you prepared to confidently manage severely burned patients in the first 48 hours following a major incident? If not, then this study day is for you.

Are you working in a Major Trauma Centre, Trauma Unit, Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit/Anaesthesia or provide Emergency Retrieval? If Yes, then this study day is for you.

You will learn:

  • Why there is different mass casualty plan for burns
  • The ABC of Major Burn Injuries (part 1) – Airway and Breathing, including who to intubate and management of smoke inhalation injury
  • The ABC of Major Burn Injuries (part 2) – Initial assessment and management of the burn wound, including the need for emergency surgery
  • Paediatric Considerations – Why children are different
  • Intensive Care – The first 48 hours
  • Transfer of the Critically Ill Burn Injured Patient
  • Management of Smaller Burn Injuries

A provisional programme is available on the SWUK Burn Care ODN's website: http://www.southwestukburnnetwork.nhs.uk/page1.aspx?p=10&t=4

This event is approved by the Royal College of Anaesthetists for 5.0 CPD credits

You can book up to a maximum of five tickets at a time. Please ensure you provide individual contact details for each delegate to aid registration on the day.

Parking is available at the Plymouth Science Park on a first come first served basis. It is recommended that you car share or travel by public transport. Derriford Hospital is a 10 minute walk away and parking may be available there at a charge. Directions and information about the Plymouth Science Park can be found here: https://plymouthsciencepark.com/contact/getting-here/

GDPR: By booking onto this study day, your name, workplace and contact email will be kept by the SWUK Burn Care Operational Delivery Network (ODN) as a permanent record of your participation and CPD. The SWUK Burn Care ODN will retain the booking information to enable us to keep you updated about future study days. If you would like to opt out of any future communications, please notify the SWUK Burn Care ODN during the registration process.

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Plymouth Science Park

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PL6 8BX

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