Management of Burns and Bites in Primary Care

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This is an e-learning session that includes handouts and audio sessions.

CPD Hours : 6

Who Should Attend

Practice nurses, HCA, paramedics, pharmacists, PA and community practitioners

Pre Requisite

This session is included in the 3 day minor injury module. It is recommended you have a knowledge of skin anatomy and current antimicrobial guidelines for prescribing in skin conditions.

Aims

This session explores assessment and management of bites and burns and dressings to be considered.

Objectives

Develop knowledge of skin anatomy and effects of disruption to the skin integrity.

Use clinical reasoning to assess different types of burns.

Recognise the differences between animal, human and insect bites.

Have an awareness of current antimicrobial prescribing in burns and bite wounds

Have an understanding of the different types of dressings used in burns and minor injuries.

 

Burns

1
Burns Multimedia Presentation Part 3
2
Burns Multimedia Presentation Part 2
3
Burns Multimedia Presentation Part 1

Bites and Rabies

1
Rabies
2
Rabies Multimedia Presentation
3
Bites Multimedia Presentation Part 2
4
Bites Multimedia Presentation Part 1
5
Minor Injuries – Management of Bites

Wounds

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