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Burns & Wound Healing (ICM7058)

Module Leads:

Prof. Karim

Prof. Susan Brundage, 

This elective module will deepen and broaden the knowledge on patients with burns injuries. To develop a more critical and evaluative approach to the care of burns patients, through a complete overview of assessment, stabilization and management in respect to the most recent literature.

  • Evaluate the deranged physiology due to severe burns.
  • Estimate entity of burn injuries and identify associate injuries.
  • Develop knowledge of methods for initial management and fluid resuscitation for patients with burn injuries.
  • Improve management skills required in the care of burn patients.

Summative assessments occur weekly, and for each module will comprise of:

  • Multiple choice questions (MCQ) – Percentage weighting 20%
  • Written assignment of 1500 words (+-10%) – Percentage weighting 80% - minimum pass mark of 50%
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