CME Course

2019 Southern Region Burn Conference – Session 6

This course is a compilation of peer-reviewed abstracts presented during the 2019 Southern Region Burn Conference, showcasing research, case studies, discovery, new innovative techniques/procedures, best practices, and other relevant topics of interest to achieve optional patient outcomes in burn patients.

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Target Audience

This activity is of value to general surgeons, plastic surgeons, emergency physicians, residents/fellows, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, occupational and physical therapists, social workers, case managers, psychologists, nutritionists, rehabilitation personnel, prevention educators burn technicians, and other personnel involved in burn care.

Description

This course is a compilation of peer-reviewed abstracts presented during the 2019 Southern Region Burn Conference, prepared by interprofessional members of the healthcare team who treat burn patients, describing work currently being conducted in burn centers in the Southern Region. The presentations showcase research, case studies, discovery, new innovative techniques/procedures, best practices, and other relevant topics of interest to achieve optional patient outcomes in burn patients.

Presentations and Objectives

Silver Impregnated Absorbent Pads can be a Cost Effective Strategy in the Care of Steven Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrosis Patients as Compared to Nonadherent Silver Impregnated Silicone Foam Dressings,
Danielle K. Bennett, NP, Baton Rouge General Burn Center, Baton Rouge, LA

  • Objectives:
    • Recognize that silver impregnated absorbent pads provide coverage for large surface areas at decreased cost than standard nonadherent silver impregnated silicone foam dressings;
    • Know that a routine supply used in conjunction with silver impregnated absorbent pads and daily maintenance of the dressing continues to have an overall decrease in total charges than standard nonadherent silver impregnated foam dressings. 

Use of Tailored Feedback Improves Accuracy of Delirium Documentation in the BICU: Results of a PI Initiative,
Stephanie Campbell MS, RN, CCRN, Parkland Hospital, Regional Burn Center, Dallas, TX

  • Objectives:
    • Understand the importance of nursing delirium documentation accuracy;
    • Implement a delirium documentation audit in their unit.

Wound Improvement Project: Improving Skill Sustainment and Confidence,
Sarah K. Shingleton, MS, APRN, United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Burn Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX

  • Objectives:
    • Describe the factors that may lead to a gap in wound care skill sustainment following orientation;
    • Identify activities and techniques to boost wound care confidence and competence in the burn center;
    • Discuss how the BNCI criteria may be used as a framework for skill sustainment in the burn center.

From Trial to Policy: Decreasing CLABSI Rates with Ag Oxysalts (TM) Dressings,
Amber B. Thompson, BSN, RN, North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center, University of North Carolina Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC

  • Objective:
    • Identify common issues and solutions regarding central line care in the burn population. 

The Exploration of Burn Care Partners and Their Role within the Multidisciplinary Burn Team,
Stephanie R. Townsend, BSN program, Evans-Haynes Burn Center, VCU Health, Richmond, VA

Sunday, December 8 Session 7 ‘continued’

  • Objectives:
    • Describe role of the burn care partner as a multidisciplinary team member;
    • List contributions of burn care partner’s involvement within multidisciplinary team. 

R.I.S.E. (Resources Inspiration Support Experiences) Program for Burn Survivors and Their Families,
Stephanie Campbell, MS, RN, CCRN, Parkland Hospital, Regional Burn Center, Dallas, TX

  • Objective:
    • Describe a comprehensive aftercare program for burn survivors.

Early Donor Site Harvesting in Burn Patients,
David Roggy, RN, Richard M. Fairbanks Burn Center, Eskenazi Health, Indianapolis, IN

  • Objective:
    • Identify the benefit of early donor site harvesting in burn patients.

Cerium(III) Nitrate Containing Electrospun Dressing for Mitigating Infection and Burn Severity
Cortes Williams, PhD, United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Craniofacial Health and Regenerative Medicine, Fort Sam Houston, TX

  • Objectives:
    • Incorporate cerium(III) nitrate in an electrospun burn dressing.

Course Information

CME Release Date: April 13, 2020
Valid for credit through: April 13, 2021
Course type: Video
Estimated time of completion: 90 minutes

Credits Available

Note to attendees of the 2019 Burn Conference held in San Antonio: You are invited to view the online lectures and upon completion, you will receive a certificate; however, if you have already reported credit earned for attending the meeting in San Antonio, you may not report credit for viewing the same content online. If you have questions, please contact SMA.

Southern Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Southern Medical Association designates this Internet Activity Enduring Material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

AANPCP: The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. 

Healthcare Professionals
For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board.  All healthcare professionals who are not MDs or DOs will receive a certificate of participation. 

Instructions for Participation and Credit

This activity is designed to be completed within the time designated; learners should claim only those credits that reflect the time actually spent in the activity. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity online during the valid credit period noted, following these steps:

  • Read the course description, accreditation information, and disclosure information.
  • Login to access the course content and resources for further study.
  • Complete the activity evaluation and attestation.

Upon successful completion of the test, evaluation and attestation, your certificate will be processed and emailed from customerservice@sma.org within approximately 1 hour. Credits will be archived for 6 years; at any point within this time period you may login to your account to print a duplicate copy of your certificate.

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

As an organization accredited by the ACCME, Southern Medical Association requires everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. The ACCME defines "relevant financial relationships" as financial relationships in any amount, occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest.

Southern Medical Association encourages Speakers/Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

The following individuals, unless otherwise noted, have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Presenters:
Danielle K. Bennett, NP
Stephanie Campbell MS, RN, CCRN
Sarah K. Shingleton, MS, APRN
Amber B. Thompson, BSN, RN
Stephanie R. Townsend, BSN program
Stephanie Campbell, MS, RN, CCRN
David Roggy, RN
Cortes Williams, PhD

Planners:
James H. Holmes, IV, MD
-Stock: PermeaDerm, McKesson, Abbott Labs, AbbVie
-Speakers Bureau: Mallinckrodt Pharm
-Consultant: Avita Medical
Alan R. Dimick, MD
Rayna Gorisek, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNL

SMA Staff:
Vicki Baugh

Course Materials

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