Nursing Care of the Patient with a Burn Injury

Nursing Care Seminars
This introductory course is conducted by senior nurse educators from the regional burn centers and provides a basic understanding of burn injury assessment and the nurse’s role in appropriate delivery of care.

For information on up-coming school year schedule and locations of nurse seminars, click here

To provide nurses with a basic understanding of burn injury and delivery of care for burn patients.

Define the changing physiological, psychological and social stressors affecting the patient, family and caregivers during recovery from burn trauma.

Identify the treatment priorities for effective management of the patient with a burn injury.

Outline the services and care unique to burn treatment centers.

Describe current burn prevention efforts.


  • Description of the Burn Foundation
  • Incidence of Burns
  • Phases of Burn Care
  • Management of Burn Wounds
  • Overview of Burn Care
  • Emergency Care of the Burn Wound
  • Rehabilitation of the Burn Patient


2013 Spring Schedule


Gwynedd Mercy College

1325 Sunneytown Pike-Julia Ball Auditorium
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437

Tuesday, March 26, 2013
9:00 am – 1:30 pm

Crozer-Chester Medical Center

One Medical Center Blvd.
Upland, PA 

Monday,  March 25, 2013
9:00 am – 1:30 pm


Cumberland County College

1 College Drive
Vineland, NJ  08360

Wednesday,  April 17, 2013
9:00 am – 1:30 pm

Delaware County Community College

901 S. Media Line Road
Media, PA 19063

Friday,  February 8, 2013
8:00 am – 12:30 pm

Saturday, February 9, 2013
8:00 am – 12:30 pm


Gloucester County College

1400 Tanyard Road
Sewell, NJ 08080

Thursday, February 28, 2013
9:00 am – 1:30 pm



Wesley College

120 North State St. 
Dover, DE 19901

Friday, March 8, 2013, 2013
10:00 am – 2:30 pm

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Note: Fee is $100 per school. Please make check payable to Burn Foundation.

Hot Issue

 Fire and Burn Prevention, Seniors, Diane

Fire and Burn Prevention for Seniors

The Burn Foundation continues to present an exciting prevention program for senior adults.  The program uses an entertaining DVD and bingo game to teach seniors about safe cooking practices, burn first aid, smoking safety, scald prevention, and other aspects of home fire safety.  Thousands of seniors across the region have participated -  with very positive outcomes.  If you are interested in supporting, volunteering, or learning more about the Senior Program, call (215) 545-3816.

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