Event Details
Event Title Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) course
Location UNC Medical Center
Sponsor North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center
Date/Time 08/17/2023 - 12/07/2023
Event Price
For more information, contact the event administrator: Derek Miller Derek.Miller@unchealth.unc.edu
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Session Status Session Session Date Start Time End Time Cutoff Session Price
Expired ABLS course at UNC 08/17/2023 7:30 AM 5:00 PM none $150.00
Expired ABLS course at UNC 08/31/2023 7:30 AM 5:00 PM none $150.00
Expired ABLS course at UNC 09/27/2023 7:30 AM 5:00 PM none $150.00
Expired ABLS course at UNC 09/28/2023 7:30 AM 5:00 PM none $150.00
Expired ABLS course at UNC 10/26/2023 7:30 AM 5:00 PM none $150.00
Expired ABLS course at UNC 12/07/2023 7:30 AM 5:00 PM none $150.00
Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) is designed to provide first responders, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and physicians with the ability to assess and stabilize patients with burn injuries during the first critical hours post-injury. ABLS programs support emergency preparedness needs for disaster management.

Please note: This is step one of a multi-step process.
The UNC Event Registration system serves only as the initial registration and payment portal.
After successful event registration and payment here, the course coordinator (Derek.Miller@unchealth.unc.edu) will email you within one business day to provide you with your ABLS course manual (pdf) and specific instructions for ABLS course registration via the American Burn Association (ABA), which is a separate process. In order to receive continuing education credit hours and a certificate of completion, you MUST complete the ABA registration process.

ABLS LIVE COURSE© includes in-person, didactic lectures and hands-on simulation to reinforce learning
Course highlights:
Basic information for immediate care of the burn patient, up to the first 24 hours post-injury
ABLS Manual−convenient, handy reference guide and resource for burn injury questions
Course content is appropriate for all disciplines
Application of concepts through lectures and case studies, provided by burn care professionals
Assessment of a simulated burn patient, includes a practical test
Assessment of knowledge to receive ABLS certificate
Certificate of completion provided (good for 4 years)

Learning objectives:
• Evaluate a patient with a serious burn injury
• Manage the airway and support ventilation
• Define the magnitude and severity of the injury
• Initiate and monitor fluid resuscitation
• Identify and establish priorities of treatment
• Prioritize patient transfer to burn centers

Course content:
• Initial Assessment and Management
• Airway Management
• Smoke Inhalation Injury
• Shock and Fluid Resuscitation
• Burn Wound Management
• Electrical Injury
• Chemical Burns
• Pediatric Burn Injuries
• Stabilization Transfer and Transport
• Disaster Management

American Burn Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission (ANCC) on Accreditation. The ABA designates this continuing education activity for 7.0 continuing education credit hours. The American Burn Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Burn Association designates this educational activity for 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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