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Advanced Burn Life Support

American Burn Association

Thursday, December 15, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PST)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Nurses, Physician Assistants, Therapists, Paramedics, EMTs Dec 8, 2016 $250.00 $0.00
Physicians Dec 8, 2016 $350.00 $0.00

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Event Details

The Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) Provider Course is an eight-hour course for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, therapists, firefighters, and paramedics. This live, hands-on course is designed to provide the "how-to" of emergency care of the burn patient through the first 24 hour critical time period. Following a series of lectures, case studies are presented for group discussions. An opportunity to work with a simulated burn patient to reinforce the assessment, stabilization, and the American Burn Association transfer criteria to a Burn Center will be provided. Testing consists of a written exam and a practical assessment.

Course Objectives:

  • Evaluate a patient with a serious burn
  • Define the magnitude and severity of the injury
  • Identify and establish priorities of treatment
  • Manage the airway and support ventilation
  • Initiate and monitor fluid resuscitation
  • Apply correct methods of physiological monitoring
  • Determine which patients should be transferred to a burn center
  • Organize and conduct the inter-hospital transfer of a seriously injured burn patient.

Continuing Education

The ABA designates this continuing medical education activity for up to 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ of the Physician’s Recognition Award of the American Medical Association. This program also has been approved by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) for 7.40 contact hours Synergy CERP Category A, File number 00018611.


Refund Policy

If you need to cancel, we will issue a full refund within one week of registration, or in the unlikely event of course cancellation. Course materials will be sent out via email one week after registration, therefore, only a 50% refund will be issued after course materials are sent to registrants. No refunds will be issued after November 30th, 2016. 

For questions or more information about this event, please visit or contact one of the following people:

Brooke Dufek:
Vina Vargas: or 408-885-6367

You may also contact the SCVMC Burn Center at 408-885-6666


Have questions about Advanced Burn Life Support? Contact American Burn Association

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Santa Clara Valley Medical Center; Educational Services Building
2408 Clove Dr
San Jose, CA 95128

Thursday, December 15, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PST)

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