Management of Paediatric Burns
Lecture: Management of paediatric burns
This lecture material is appropriate for Occupational Therapists.
Lecture overview: These 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.
Presenter: Crystle 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
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Start date: 30 Jun 2018 09:00
End date: 30 Jun 2018 11:30