Burns: Stop, Drop and Rehab
|CONTACT HOURS:||2.75 Hours|
Domain of OT, OTP,
FL 20-162105 2.75hrs
This interactive course is in movie format. This “hot” course is designed to provide education and management of the therapist working with burns with emphasis on burns affecting the hand and upper extremity. Education is provided on the varying degrees of burn injury; wound care and dressing techniques; management and rehabilitation of contractures as well as the unique role of the therapist as part “burn team”.
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Domain of OT, Occupational Therapy Process,
This interactive course is in movie format. This “hot” course is designed to provide education and management of the therapist working with burns with emphasis on burns affecting the hand and upper extremity. Education is provided on the varying degrees of burn injury; wound care and dressing techniques; management and rehabilitation of contractures as well as the unique role of the therapist as part of the burn team.
Instruction methods include: PowerPoint, lecture, splinting demonstration, wound dressing video and lecture. This course is an intermediate level for learning. Upon successful completion of the examination (80%) your certificate will be sent via email.
- Review the significant skin anatomy and function as it relates to burn injury
- Review the types and classification of burn injury & burn surgery techniques
- View fabrication of a typical scar management splint to address a common hand contracture
- Review wound care and debridement of a healing burn
- Introduce to a detailed exploration of scar contracture implications & management related to the hand and upper extremity
Jonathan Niszczak, MS, OTR/L graduated from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA with a Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy and then received an Advanced Masters Certification in Hand and Upper Quadrant Rehabilitation from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. He was the Senior Clinical Occupational Therapist for adult and pediatric inpatient and outpatient Occupational Therapy services at Saint Agnes Burn Center in Philadelphia, PA and Senior Clinical Occupational Therapist for adult and pediatric inpatient and outpatient Occupational Therapy services at Temple University Burn Center in Philadelphia, PA. Currently he is the Clinical Specialist for Bio Med Sciences, Inc. focusing on research and development for their burn and wound care division and serves as a consultant for Temple University Burn Center servicing both inpatient and outpatient burn treatment. He has served as adjunct lecturer for both Physical and Occupational Therapy programs at Temple University & Drexel University in PA; Rowan University in New Jersey and Ithaca College in New York. Recent educational lectures include: The Management of Hypertrophic Scars with Silicone and Pressure Modalities presented as part of the Changing the Face of Burn Masks National Burn Symposium for Hanger Orthotics & Prosthetics in February 2006; Face Mask Orthosis: Current & Future Management of Facial Burns and Scarring presented as part of the Updates in Burn Rehabilitation at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Academy in August 2006; Burn Scar Assessment: A Brief Review of Current & Future Applications presented as part of the Objective Measurement & Assessment in Burn Rehabilitation for the American Burn Association 39th National Conference in March 2007. He is an active member of the American Burn Association serving as part of the Research Committee (2002-2005) and has recently been selected to serve as Co-Chair (2007-2008) and Chair (2009) of the Occupational & Physical Therapy Special Interest Group of the American Burn Association. He is the founder chairperson of the Barbara Knothe Burn Therapist Achievement Award and the web site www.burntherapist.com He lives in PA with his lovely wife Becky and their newest edition – Michael.
4 reviews for Burns: Stop, Drop and Rehab
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Elizabeth Cooper –
Very informative. The visuals showing dressing applications and wound care very helpful. The techniques were applied in practice setting.
Again, great for beginning to intermediate therapists! I was looking to return to work and needed to brush up on my skills. Perfect!
This course was very helpful and informative. It will be a good resource to have in my library. This was my first Live Conferences course and I will definitely be ordering more in the future. Thank you for offering these courses!!
Krista Mackenzie –
Burns: Stop,Drop, and Rehab was an excellent course. I have recommended it to my colleagues. It covers everything from the cellular level through treatment.