Burns: Back to Basics

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The assessment and treatment of burns by the EMT and Paramedic is critical in the outcome of the patient. Proper assessment and early intervention reduces complications in burn patients. This course reviews the basics of burns, focusing on pathophysiology and assessment, followed by treatment. The course is organized in the following manner:

  • Review skin anatomy and physiology
  • Discuss types of burns
  • Understand the classification of burns
  • Analyze burn treatment for the EMT and Paramedic
  • Complications of burn injuries
  • Airway management of burn

CAPCE  #20-MEDN-F3-3067  2 CEU’s

This course is part of a series of 2 CEU courses from MedEdNow and meets the needs of EMS professionals for recertification. Other courses in this series include Advanced Cardiac Care, Acute Psych, and Abdominal Trauma. Stay tuned for more 2 CEU courses. Need a critical care burn course, we have you covered.

Whether you are looking for training at the EMTintermediate level, or Paramedic level MedicalEdNow is the EMS CE provider for you. Did you procrastinate last year and had to complete your entire refresher in a week? Use our unlimited subscription and take classes whenever you want. We add courses monthly at no additional cost, signup today, and start earning CEU’s today!

MedEdnow offers  EMT refresher courses, AEMT, and Paramedic Refresher courses 100% online 24/7. In addition, you can complete elective CE requirements and mandatory requirements all in one place. All of our EMS courses are CAPCE accredited.


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