Too Hot to Handle: Prehospital Stabilization of the Burn Patient

January 25, 2021: Case studies to highlight the role of EMS in the stabilization of the burn patient.

Date: January 25, 2021
1 PM EST / 12 PM CST / 10 AM PST / 6 PM GMT

Duration: 1 Hour.

CEU: A certificate of attendance will be offered.

Delivered in a logical and pragmatic format, this presentation delivers case studies to highlight the role of EMS in the stabilization of the burn patient including discussion of initial triage, fluid resuscitation, intubation decisions, inhalation injuries and treatment interventions. Emergent care and stabilization of the patient with a thermal injury can determine both short-term and long-term outcomes, including survivability. Vivid photographs and interactive slides complement this session.

Presented by:
Debbie Harrell, MSN, RN, NE-BC

Debbie Harrell, MSN, RN, NE-BC, has worked in burn care for more than 30 years. She was director of Cincinnati Shriners Hospital’s burn unit; worked in burn care research, and developed teaching tools about lighter safety, burn prevention and care. She is currently the Director of Professional Relations and speaks on the state, regional, national and international level educating all levels of HCP on burn care.


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