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CEU Course Description
Burns are a prevalent and burdensome critical care problem, focusing on stabilizing the patient, preventing infection, and optimizing functional recovery. The goal of this CEU course is to present an update on the care of burn patients, with special emphasis on the mechanisms underlying burn wound healing and recent advancements in burn wound care. The course will first review the pathophysiology of burns and the optimization of wound healing, exploring inflammation, infection, and nutrition. We then discuss grafting and wound coverage options, before examining ways to monitor and predict patterns of wound healing for different types of individuals. In addition, this course further explores the beginnings of skin tissue engineering and the utilization of some of the key products developed for the treatment of severe burns, as well as a review of the timeline of skin tissue engineering for burn surgery. Finally, we will review dermal substitutes and work towards a composite substitute for permanent skin replacement, as well as the future of harnessing stem cells to improve on current practice. This course is based on articles by BioMed Central Ltd.
CEU Course Objectives
CEU Course Syllabus
|Pathophysiology of Burn Wounds||0.26 Contact Hours|
|Optimization of Healing Techniques||0.50 Contact Hours|
|Additional Patient Considerations and Future Directions||0.20 Contact Hours|
|Tissue Engineering Background||0.66 Contact Hours|
|Cultured Epidermal Autografts||0.38 Contact Hours|
|Dermal Substitutes||0.38 Contact Hours|
|Adapting Products to Clinical Practice||0.38 Contact Hours|
Total = 3 Contact Hours
Instructional level: Intermediate
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