Occupational therapists play a vital role in the management of upper extremity burn injuries for patients during their acute care stay. This course will focus on basic anatomy, burn classification, and appropriate evaluation and interventions during the early phases of wound healing for maximum functional recovery.
This course is Day 3 of the Acute Care Back to the Basics Virtual Conference.
Course created on February 19, 2020
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-769028; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation; RESNA/0.1 Introductory
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the types of burn, burn depth and implications for wound healing, and functional recovery.
- After this course, participants will be able to define different types of surgical burn interventions and purpose for each in would healing process.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the appropriate positioning, therapeutic exercise, scar and edema management intervention based on timing, location, and depth of burn.
|5-10 Minutes||Burn Depth/Classification|
|10-25 Minutes||Surgical Management of Burns|
|25-30 Minutes||Timeline of Healing|
|30-40 Minutes||Positioning Intervention and Splinting|
|40-45 Minutes||Therapeutic Exercise|
|45-50 Minutes||Edema and Scar Management|
|50-55 Minutes||Psychosocial Implications|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Julia Smith, MS, OTR/L
Julia Smith, MS, OTR/L graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Science with a certificate in Psycho-social Issues in Rehabilitation. She received her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from The Ohio State University in 2014. Julia began her career as a travel therapist in multiple skilled nursing facilities before transitioning to acute care. Julia is a senior occupational therapist at the University of Colorado Hospital where she has practiced since 2015. She has primarily been in the cardiac, cardiothoracic, surgical trauma, and burn ICUs, though has experience throughout the hospital. Julia is passionate about providing quality, evidence-based care to critically ill burn and trauma patients to promote functional outcomes. As a Colorado transplant, Julia loves to spend time outside of work hiking, skiing, and traveling.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
International Association for Continuing Education and Training
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National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.
Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America
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