Continuing Professional Education

Emergent Pediatric Burn Care

Shriners Hospitals for Children - Cincinnati is a regional referral pediatric burn center, serving the tri-state and over 22 states in the midwest and southeastern United States. Shriners Hospitals for Children shares its expertise in burn care through our academic affiliations and medical education programs.

Patient outcome is dependent on the critical steps taken in the very first hours of the injury. Advances in wound healing and fluid resuscitation have been proven to increase a patient’s potential for survival, improve long-term function and decrease the need for reconstructive surgeries.

This PDF aids health care providers in the triaging of pediatric burn patients.

Pre-hospital or in-hospital classes for EMS and ED staff are offered by Shriners Hospitals for Children. Call Debbie Harrell, RN, 513-872-6277 or dharrell@shrinenet.org