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    Burns management in rural regions- Mount Barker

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    Event description

    Join us for an interactive workshop with team members from the Adult Burns Unit at the Royal Adelaide Hospital as they share their invaluable knowledge and expertise on how to manage burns in rural areas.

    Learning outcomes:

    • Recognise the signs and symptoms of inhalation injury and discuss the importance of the early recognition of airway compromise.
    • Implement the Wallace Rules of Nines or Lund and Brouder Chart when performing burn injury assessment and so creating safeguards again harm to patients.
    • Identify the transfer criteria for burn patients.
    • Perform an assessment and appropriately manage minor burns.
    • Outline appropriate methods of first aid, including the management of chemical and electrical burns.

    Presented by:

    - Dr Patrick Coghlan, Senior Medical Practitioner.

    Laura Moore, Associate Nurse Unit Manager.

    This workshop has been accredited by RACGP and ACRRM for 2 CPD hours under the Educational Activities category. 

      This education activity has been made possible by funding from Country SA PHN.

      *There is no cost to attend and dinner will be provided.

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