Burn Module

Burn Module Objectives:

  1. Describe the assessment of a pediatric patient with burn injury
  2. Describe the main concepts in the pathophysiology of burns
  3. Identify the nursing interventions for the pediatric patient with burns
  4. Examine the impact of fluid resuscitation on the pediatric burn patient 

Trauma Update Course

Date: Friday, March 11, 2016 and Friday, October 21, 2016
Time: 7:30 am - 12:15pm (Registration starts at 7:30am. First session begins promptly at 8:00am)
Location: Children's National Health System, 2nd Floor Main Auditorium
Facilitator: Sally Wilson, RN BSNEducation Prevention and Outreach Coordinator
Overview: 4 hour continuing education program for experienced nurses and caregivers who wish to acquaint themselves with new trends and care modalities in pediatric trauma and burn. Contact hours will be provided. Changing venues is offered every Spring and Fall.
Target audience: Experienced Nurses and Care givers who wish to acquaint themselves with new trends and care modalities in pediatric trauma

Related reading resources


Burn Self-paced Educational Module

This burn self-paced educational module was created to provide base-line information for the evaluation, scoring, care and treatment of the pediatric burn patient at Children's National.

Past Courses

Learn from past courses for experienced nurses and caregivers who wish to acquaint themselves with new trends and care modalities in pediatric trauma and burn.