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CE Credit Hours: 3.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours
CEU Course Description
Burns are a prevalent and burdensome critical care problem. 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. In addition, this course explores the beginnings of skin tissue engineering, the utilization of some of the key products developed for the treatment of severe burns, and the hope 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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