Paediatric Thermal Burns
College of Paramedics
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Why should I take this course?
This micro skills course provided by the College of Paramedics will highlight key priorities in the history taking, examination and treatment of the paediatric population regarding thermal injury. It will guide paramedics in their management of a commonly encountered presentation of burn patients. Emphasis will remain on clinical decision making for the individual scenario, using this session as a tool to enhance patient care and subsequent outcomes. This session is based on JRCALC UK clinical guidelines (AACE and JRCALC 2019), the British Burn Association (BBA) prehospital consensus (Battaloglu 2019) and various other resources focused particularly on the management of paediatrics. They will not be Trust specific and while the information provided is current and evidence-based clinicians are encouraged to adhere to Trust policy.
This course is ideal for
All health professionals.
What you can expect
A 30 minute eLearning course containing interactive content and activities.
Validate your learning
Each participant receives a certificate upon course completion.
Do I need any prior qualifications or experience?
Our courses and programs have been designed to meet the needs of a broad range of trainees and qualified healthcare professionals. For most courses, we do not ask that you hold certain qualifications or meet certain criteria.
Some courses are aligned to specialist medical curricula so there is a certain level of medical knowledge required in these cases. On the whole, however, the courses and programs are accessible to a broad audience of learners.
Are the programs accredited for continuous professional development (CPD) or continuing medical education (CME)?
Our courses have been developed and are delivered by Talisium's global network of content providers including universities and various professional bodies whose work underpins CPD for healthcare professionals.
Certificates of completion will be available and can be downloaded once a course has been completed. These can be used as evidence of learning for training and CPD purposes. You will need to check with your governing body about CPD standards and requirements.
Unless otherwise stated, certificates issued through Talisium are not qualifications of any formal assessment.