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Burns management in community settings in resource poor settings
Please note that this presentation will not discuss full thickness burn management which ideally are managed according to set protocols in acute care facilities. This webinar will cover managing simple minor burns in community settings using local agents.

This webinar will cover -evaluating a burn, assessing a burn, area and depth, referral to specialist burn unit, treatment of a minor burn in a community setting using local agents available.

At the end of the presentation the attendee should be able to:
a. Discuss the initial evaluation of a burn
b. Discuss burns assessment, describing accurately the difference between the classifications of burns and various tools to measure surface area
c. List the indications for referral to a specialist burns unit
d. Discuss the management options using local agents in order to help heal a minor burn

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May 27, 2021 03:00 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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Jan Rice
Clinical Nurse @Interplast, Australia
Jan is a registered Nurse with many years of experience in surgical nursing. Jan is an author of a book chapter on wound healing and has been a volunteer with Interplast since 1994. During this time, she has developed significant nurse education resources for Interplast.
Jess Hill
Director of International Programs @Interplast Australia & New Zealand
Jess is the Director of International Programs at Interplast Australia & New Zealand, where she has been working in the International Programs team since 2012. In this time, she has worked across all of Interplast's country programs, and has had the privilege of travelling to many countries to see the work of Interplast teams and local partners in person. Prior to Interplast, Jess worked in a number of international development and international health sector roles both in Australia and overseas, and has a Masters of International Health.