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Initial Evaluation and Treatment for a Burn Patient

Learn more on burn injury, prevention and the immediate care needed for patients with burn injuries.

In the United States, approximately 486,000 people seek medical treatment for burns each year. Many people may not recognize their risk of burn injury. This material will review burn injuries, including types of burns and immediate care for burns and explore the effect of burn injuries on the pulmonary, cardiac, and renal systems. It will cover the classification system used for burn injuries describe the local and systemic effects of a major burn injury, discuss the potential fluid and electrolyte alterations of the emergent/resuscitative and acute phases of burn management, describe care of the patient with burn injuries, and identify the appropriate patient referral to a burn center.

Runtime: 79 minutes
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Agenda

Who's at Risk?

Prevention

Overview of Burn Injury

Types of Burns

Immediate Care

Other Integumentary Disorders Include

Classification of Burns

Zones of Burn Injury

Effect of Burns: Pulmonary

Effects of Burns: Cardiovascular

Effect of Burns: Renal

Phases of Burn Injury

Medications

Wound Care

Surgical Procedures

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This course was last revised on February 14, 2019.

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  • RN - ANCC 1.3
     
  • This Enduring Material was approved by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Participants receive 1.3 contact hours for this program. To receive a certificate of successful completion, you are required to complete and return an evaluation form. Planning Panel Members are: Michelle Shepherd. There are no conflicts of interest to report. There was no commercial support received for the planning of this program. No endorsement of products or off-label use will occur at this program.
     
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Katie Aumann Morales, Ph.D., RN, CNE

Katie Aumann Morales, Ph.D., RN, CNE

Berry College

  • Assistant professor of nursing at Berry College
  • 34 years’ experience as a nurse, 14 years’ experience as a legal nurse consultant, and 8 years’ experience in education
  • Professional presentations on nursing and education topics include Studying for Learning: Active Studying Strategies Lilly Conference on Innovative Strategies to Advance Student Learning and How Do Nurses Ensure That Patient Care Is Safe? Quest for Quality Mayo Civic Center Rochester, Minnesota
  • Publications related to nursing and nursing education include QSEN Teaching Strategies: Collaborative Exams to Promote Learning Through Teamwork and Collaboration; Sponge relay and cardiac Output; Nursing Education Perspectives: Active learning strategies to enhance nursing students’ knowledge of Pharmacology; Use of an Aquarium and Pump to Demonstrate Cardiac Function; Evidence-Based Practice; In Manning, L. & Rayfield, S. Pharmacology Made Insanely Easy and Nursing Made Insanely Easy (9th ed) and (8th ed); Nursing Management in Health Promotion, In Rayfield, T. & Rayfield, S. Keeping It Real! Simplified. (2nd ed.). Bemis, P. Emergency Nursing Bible: Principles and Practices of Complaint-based Emergency Nursing, (5th ed.) Glossary In Peterson, A. & Kopishke, L. Legal Nurse Consulting: Principles & Practice (3rd ed.). Boca Raton, FL; CRC Press Infection Control Tips; Tools for monitoring hand hygiene in a long-term care facility, Infection Peer-Reviewed Published Abstracts Testing the effect of a resident-focused hand hygiene intervention in a long-term care facility: A mixed methods feasibility study, Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository. and ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database
  • Member of Phi Kappa Phi, Golden Key International Honour Society, Association for General & Liberal Studies, Graduate Nursing Student Academy, Alpha Chi, Georgia Association for Nursing, and Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Ph.D. degree, Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University; M.S. degree in nursing education, Grand Canyon University; B.S. degree in nursing, University of Phoenix; associate degree in nursing, Columbus State University
  • Can be contacted at 706-889-2915 or [email protected] and on Twitter® @KMorales
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Kari Hatfield, MSN, RN, AGACNP-BC, PCCN, CCRN

Grady Memorial Hospital

  • Senior staff nurse, Grady Memorial Hospital Burn ICU
  • 6 years experience as a nurse, 4 years in the Grady Memorial Hospital Burn ICU
  • Board member of the Atlanta Chapter of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
  • M.S.N. degree, Emory University; B.S.N. degree, Johns Hopkins University; B.S. degree in education, Central Michigan University
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
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Product ID: 404731
Published 2019
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