October 11, 2019
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
MGM Mass Mutual Center
ABLS LIVE PROVIDER COURSE© provided by the American Burn Association:
This live, hands-on course is designed to provide the “how-to” of emergency care of the burn patient through the first 24-hour critical time period. Following a series of lectures, case studies are presented for group discussion. Testing consists of a written exam and a practical assessment.
• Evaluate a patient with a serious burn injury
• Manage the airway and support ventilation
• Define the magnitude and severity of the injury
• Initiate and monitor fluid resuscitation
• Identify and establish priorities of treatment
• Prioritize patient transfer to burn centers
ABLS COURSE CONTENT
• Initial Assessment and Management
• Airway Management
• Smoke Inhalation Injury
• Shock and Fluid Resuscitation
• Burn Wound Management
• Electrical Injury
• Chemical Burns
• Pediatric Burn Injuries
• Stabilization Transfer and Transport
• Disaster Management
This class will be a combination of lecture, discussion and scenario practice. Reading materials will be emailed to you in the two weeks prior to the program. Successful course completion provides a 4-year certification
This is a 7 hour course designed for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, therapists, and first responders.
Continuing Education credits are available for Nursing, Physicians and EMS
Fees for tuition, materials and continuing ed credits are generously provided by the Western MA Health and Medical Coordinating Coalition. Breakfast provided by Western MA EMS Committee Inc.
Lunch: on your own (many options in immediate area), or you may join EMS Conference attendees for lunch buffet ($25) (billed to you, must be paid by September 30)
This class has limited enrollment, with priority given to Region 1 hospital staff and EMS.
Are you ready to handle a mass-burn event?
Per American Burn Association, Registration must close on September 20. (may close earlier if course is filled)