Burns: Assessment, Rehab and Healing (NL0515)

Author(s): Newsletter

Pre-Approved for: ABVE, CA BRN, CCM, CE Broker Provider, CLCP, CNLCP, COHN/COHN-S, COPS-KT, CRCC, CRRN, CVE, CVRP, Delaware BON, GA-SBWC, RNs, VRA-Canada

Credit Hours: 10

CCM Credit Hours: 6

CDMS Credit Hours: 6

Course Format

This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage. Certificate of Completion is available immediately upon passing the exam.

Course Overview


  • Burn Incidence and Treatment in the United States: 2015
  • Burns and Traumatic Injury
  • Burns: World Health Organization Fact Sheet
  • National Cancer Institute: Anatomy of the Skin
  • Common Causes of Burn Injuries
    • Burns: Nutritional Considerations
    • Energy and Macro-nutrient Support
  • Micro-nutrient Support
  • Orders
  • What to Tell the Family
  • Types of Skin Burn Grafts
  • Review of Current Research on Skin Grafts
  • Burns: Scar Treatment and Life Care Planning
  • Adjunctive hyperbaric oxygen therapy in the treatment of thermal burns
  • Rehabilitation of the burn patient
  • Psychosocial Care of Persons with Burn Injuries
  • Psychological Distress after Burn Injury
  • Understanding and Improving Body Image after Burn Injury
  • Accommodation and Compliance: Employees with Burn Injuries

Course Objectives

  1. Discuss the Incidence and Treatment of Burns: Yesterday - Today - Tomorrow.

  2. Describe:
    a.) The anatomy of the skin
    b.) Common causes of burn injuries
    c.) Nutrition support as a component of burn care
    d.) Types of skin grafts
    e.) Scar treatment
    f.) Areas of concentration of life care planning for burn patients.

  3. Review adjunctive hyperbaric oxygen therapy in the treatment of thermal burns.

  4. Explain rehabilitation of the burn patient.

  5. Describe the psychosocial care of persons with burn injuries.

  6. Discuss questions/issues to consider when accommodating employees with burn injuries.

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