Management of Burns and Bites in Primary Care
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
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.
This session explores assessment and management of bites and burns and dressings to be considered.
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.