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Management of Paediatric Burns

Lecture:  Management of paediatric burns

This lecture material is appropriate for Occupational Therapists.

Lecture overviewThese morning lectures will discuss the acute to community journey for a child with a complex burn injury. What works well in a multi-disciplinary team for optimising scar management, minimising contractures and maximising function through a case study presentation and touch on recent programs and research through the Pegg Leditschke Children’s Burns Centre, Lady Cilento Childrens’ Hospital. This will include retrospective audit of the post-operative management of lower limb burn injuries that require surgical intervention and e-learning programs for staff new to the burns field.


PresenterCrystle Gambetta

Senior Burns Physiotherapist LCCH

Crystle is a Physiotherapist that graduated from the University of Queensland in 2010. Crystle has worked through acute to community settings with ages across the lifespan. In the last 3 years she has worked exclusively in acute paediatric care and most recently moved into a specialised senior role in the critical care, burns and plastics stream. Crystle’s experiences have made her dedicated to holistic clinic practice and family centred care especially for children with complex burn injuries.


Presenter:  Tamsin Mahoney

Advanced Burns/Vascular Occupational Therapist LCCH

Tamsin is an Occupational Therapist that graduated from the University of Queensland in 2002. Tamsin has worked in acute tertiary facilities (Both adult and paediatric) in Australia and the UK for the last 15 years. Tamsin is passionate about paediatric trauma (Especially management of burn injuries).

Date: 30 June 2018

Time: 9:00am - 11:30am
Registration from 8:45am


Location Address Dates
Queensland Eight Mile Plains Start date: 30 Jun 2018 09:00
End date: 30 Jun 2018 11:30