This hands-on course is the only one of its kind in the world, presenting a new approach to burns management for MCIs based on the updated WHO guidelines, the development of which was led by Respond Global Founder and emergency response specialist, Dr. Ian Norton.
Mass casualty incidents (MCIs) resulting in burn injuries present unique challenges. As a health practitioner or emergency responder you may have been taught how to deal with a single burns patient, did you know that care of multiple burns victims requires a different approach? Did you know WHO have recently published consensus guidance on this?
With burn MCIs highly likely in Australia, anyone who manages on-scene responses, manages an emergency department, or is in charge of hospital, industrial or state disaster planning and response needs to do this course.
Our experts will guide you through new WHO recommendations on mass casualty burns management, using practical in-person training that will apply:
Case study information is drawn from responses including:
The course is particularly relevant to the following responders:
Or those involved in response in the following environments:
Located in central Brisbane, Christie Spaces is a purpose-built training and events facility, a short walk away from the CBD with plenty of accommodation and dining options nearby. Brisbane Airport is a short train/drive away.
The course will be taught by international leaders in the treatment and management of mass casualty burns, including co-authors of the WHO Recommendations for Burns Care in Mass Casualty Incidents. Our speakers are experienced presenters and facilitators who have had first-hand experience responding to some of the most severe mass casualty burns incidents in recent years, including:
Lunch, tea and coffee included on both days