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, but did you know that care of multiple burns victims requires a different approach? Did you know that the WHO has 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:
Hear from those who have been at the forefront of significant mass burns responses, including:
The course is particularly relevant to the following responders:
Or those involved in response in the following environments:
The course is 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 have had first-hand experience responding to some of the most severe mass casualty burns incidents in recent years.