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Advanced Burn Life Support Provider course (ABLS certification is valid for 4 years)

Presented by Regional Burn Center, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

 

On behalf of Dr. Clifford Sheckter, Medical Director of the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC) Regional Burn Center, you and your staff are invited to enroll in the Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) Provider Course, an eight-hour course for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, therapists, firefighters, and paramedics.  This course provides guidelines in the assessment and management of burn patients in the first 24 hours post injury.  Following a series of lectures, case studies are presented for group discussions.  You will be given the opportunity to work with a simulated burn patient to reinforce the assessment, stabilization, and the American Burn Association transfer criteria to a Burn Center.  Final testing consists of a written exam and a practical hands-on evaluation. 

Date: March 1, 2024

Time: 8:30am to 5:30pm.  Check in starts at 8:00am.

Location: Educational Services Bldg., 2450 S. Bascom Ave., Campbell, California 95008.

The location of the class is at the Educational Services Building, down the street from the hospital itself, across from Kirk’s Steakburgers.  Parking is limited, and we encourage students to arrive early.

Price: Tuition is $300.00 for non-physicians and $375.00 for physicians.  The registration fee covers the tuition, online manual, testing, and continuing education credits.  Snacks and lunch will be provided.  A full refund will only be issued within one week of registration, or in the unlikely event of course cancellation.  Once you are confirmed and course materials are sent out (sent via email one week after registration), only a partial refund of 50% will be issued.  No refunds will be issued after February 23, 2024.

CEs: The American Burn Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission (ANCC) on Accreditation. The ABA designates this continuing education activity for 7.0 continuing education credit hours. The American Burn Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (AACME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Burn Association designates this educational activity for 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).  Respiratory Care Therapists are also awarded 7.0 CEs.  The Santa Clara County Emergency Medical Services Agency (43-0001) designates 7.0 CEs for prehospital providers: paramedics.

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