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Nursing Education - The Trauma Burn Service
Burn Education Module

Burn Education 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

Directions for Completion for Burn Modular/Web Education

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.

  1. View objectives and instructions. Click through link via blue bars top to bottom.
  2. Complete Burn Module Pre-test and return answer sheet to unit educator.
  3. Locate foundational reference articles. View for background information.
  4. Read updated burn care guidelines.
  5. View WebEx lecture by Elaine Lamb, “Post-Operative Care of the Patient with a Split Skin Graft –link available in module or recording name Post-Operative STSG Care (7.2.13)
  6. Complete scenarios – note Parkland worksheet is an excel doc. on T&B Ed web site and unit computers or your educator may have sent to you via e-mail.
  7. Complete burn education journal articles with questions “Prevalence and Correlates of Posttraumatic Stress in Parents of Young Children Post Burn” and “Pediatric Burn Injuries From Day-Old Campfires: A Highly Morbid and Preventable Problem”. Print question sheets.
  8. Return scenarios and article questions to educator for review and feedback.
  9. Complete Post-test and return answer sheet to unit educator by August 31. Passing is a minimum of 85%; with remediation to 100%.
  10. Once you have completed your module components: Pre-test, Scenarios, viewed skin graft lecture, articles with questions and Post-test; your educator will provide you the link for the program evaluation and printing your CNE certificate.
  11. During July and August members if the T&B team will make rounds to answer any questions.

Upon successful completion of this module and skill demonstration:
You will receive 4.49 CNE’s. Children's National Medical Center is accredited as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The objectives and curriculum design for this program are consistent with ANCC standards and satisfy the continuing education standards required to award contact hours to RN participants.

• Training lecture: Post-Operative STSG Care (7.2.13)
Duration: 1 hour (approx.)

Foundational material

Updated Burn Guidelines

Scenarios and Articles with questions


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