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Nursing a Burn Victim…. Burn Symposium STATION 3. Amanda Richard, CNS, CCRN Adrienne A. Costello, RN. from tragedy… hope!. Depth of burn. The depth of a burn determines its treatment and how long it takes to heal. For this reason, it is important to be able to assess the depth as:

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Nursing a Burn Victim…

Burn Symposium

STATION 3

Amanda Richard, CNS, CCRN

Adrienne A. Costello, RN

from tragedy… hope!


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Depth of burn

  • The depth of a burn determines its treatment and how long it takes to heal.

  • For this reason, it is important to be able to assess the depth as:

  • Superficial

  • Partial thickness

    • Superficial partial thickness

    • Deep partial thickness

  • Full thickness


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Nursing

Live Description…

Moulage Patient Scenario


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Some things to remember…

  • Invasive Procedure…

  • Pain Control

  • Topical Antibiotics

  • Dressings: keep the wounds clean & dry

…Tetanus Shot!!!


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Questions…

one child burned, is one child too many!

Amanda Richard, CNS, CCRN

Adrienne A. Costello, RN

UNM Burn Center

Adults & Pediatrics

from tragedy… hope!


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