The 11th Asia Pacific Burn Congress Towards Holistic Care for Burn Recovery

Instruction Course

Advance Emergency Burn Care (AEBC) Course

Date of course:Saturday, April 1st, 2016 from 08:00 to 18:30
Organizer: Taiwan Society for Burn Injuries and Wound Healing
Number of participants: Maximum of 50 participants

Advance Emergency Burn Care (AEBC) Course is a course for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, therapists, and paramedics. Based on international guidelines and national best-practice recommendations, AEBC focuses on the emergency care of the burn patient during the first 48-hour critical time period and is designed to provide participants with theoretical and practical knowledge through a series of lectures, hands-on practice and simulation case studies presented for group discussions. A certificate will be given to participants after completion of the course and a written examination.

Course Objectives:
  • Define the magnitude and severity of burns
  • Identify and establish priorities of treatment
  • Manage the airway and support ventilation
  • Initiate and monitor fluid resuscitation
  • Recognize different mechanisms of burn (chemical, electrical and pediatric burns)
  • Conduct multidisciplinary team care for burns
  • Determine and conduct inter-hospital transfer of severely injured burn patients to the qualified burn center
Burn Rehabilitation Workshop

Date of workshop:Saturday, April 1st, 2016 from 08:20 to 17:50
Organizer: unshine Social Welfare Foundation (www.sunshine.org.tw)
Target audience: - Physical therapists, occupational therapists working in burns - Other professionals involved and interested in burn rehabilitation
Number of participants: Maximum of 50 participants

The Burn Rehabilitation Workshop organized by Sunshine Social Welfare Foundation is a one-day training for therapists working in burns, as well as other professionals interested in learning more about burn rehabilitation. This workshop combines theoretical and practical knowledge through lectures, demonstrations and case discussions. Topics with relevant learning objectives include:

Psychological considerations for burn rehabilitation:
  • Identify psychological issues of the burn survivor, their potential impact on the process of rehabilitation, as well as strategies that therapists can adopt to mitigate the impact.
Burn scars and the use of pressure therapy:
  • Explain the scar formation process
  • Explain the basic principles of pressure therapy, as well as common pressure therapy tools and their use
  • Demonstrate proper selection, application, fitting, and progression of wear of pressure therapy devices according to various factors (wound healing, scar maturity, deformity, etc.)
Management of the burned hand:
  • Describe common burned hand deformities, their cause and appropriate interventions to prevent/correct deformities.
  • Evaluate a burned hand, identify treatment priorities and demonstrate proper selection of interventions