Queen Mary - University of London
Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry
New part-time, distance learning Postgraduate Diploma organized by the Centre for Cutaneous Research. Study eight, ten week long modules over two years. This programme material is supplemented with DVD material and limited clinical days.
The programme covers:
The structure and function of skin, pathophysiology of the burn wound, inhalation injury, the systemic response to burn injury, wound healing ands carring
Medicolegal and psychiatric aspects of burn practice
The principles of burn anaesthesia and burn critical care within a multidisciplinary team environment
The science and use of dressings and tissue engineered products
The prehospital, and acute care of burn patients
Burn reconstruction, scar management, and burn rehabilitation.