The curriculum covers all aspects of both paediatric and adult acute burn injury management including:

Burn Aetiology

  • Calculation of Depth and Total Body surface Area

  • Management of acute and procedural pain

  • Management of Chemical and Electrical burn injuries

  • Surgical intervention procedures and early excision

  • Physiotherapy/Occupational therapy  for the burned patient and early rehabilitation measures

  • Wound healing and appropriate dressing selection

  • Psychological difficulties experienced by burn patients and practical solutions

This original and informative Burns Rehabilitation Elective Unit is the first of its kind in the UK, with a focus on post acute burn management and optimum rehabilitation outcomes

Content includes:

Chronic burn wound management

Pathophysiology of scarring

Scar assessment and management

Paediatric and Adult functional rehabilitation

Psychological rehabilitation post burn


Skin Camouflage


Mental Health issues in burn care

...and much more