ABCs of Emergency Burn Management - 16-GANN-F3-0002

ABCs of Emergency Burn Management

by Gerarda M. Bozinko, BSN, RN, CCRN
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This course is credentialed for:
Emergency Medical Services (1.00 CEH)

Price: $5.00
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This course describes the initial treatment of a burn patient, and how to manage, evaluate, and prepare the patient for transfer to a burn center following an ABC model — airway, breathing, circulation, disability, exposure and examination, and fluids.


The goal of this continuing education program is to update paramedics’, physicians’, and nurses’ ability to care for patients with burns. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify signs, symptoms, and treatments for an inhalation injury
  • Describe appropriate fluid resuscitation for a burn patient
  • List two differences between pediatric and adult burn patients

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, EMT/paramedics, physicians.
EMT/paramedics: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.
This CE activity is accredited for 1.0 Advanced CEH by OnCourse Learning, an organization accredited by Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE).
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Course Originally Released on: 2/24/1997
Date of Most Recent Review: 6/29/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 11/1/2019

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.


For Florida professionals:

If this course is currently approved by the Florida Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, course completions will be electronically reported to CE Broker as required per Florida Statute 456.025(7). Click here to view your CE Broker transcript and check the status of your CE requirements with a FREE 7-day CE Broker trial subscription. It may take up to 24 hours for the course to appear on your CE Broker transcript.

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Patricia S - Fly Creek, NY  ·  Mar 11, 2018
This course reviews treatment for various scenarios of burns and very informative.
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Natasha U - Homestead, FL  ·  Mar 11, 2018
The info given is clear and concise
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Katrina O - Colrain, MA  ·  Mar 10, 2018
Needs to teach to multiple learning styles
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Price: $5.00
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