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Authors

  1. Moss, Lee S. MS, APRN, NP-C, CWS

Abstract

PURPOSE: To enhance the learner's competence in treating burn patients in primary care.

 

TARGET AUDIENCE: This continuing education activity is intended for physicians and nurses with an interest in skin and wound care.

 

OBJECTIVES: After participating in this educational activity, the participant should be better able to:

 

1. Use correct burn classifications for documentation and for making patient referrals to burn units.

 

2. Construct treatment regimens for burn patients.

 

3. Apply burn care knowledge to patient education scenarios.