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Pediatric Burn Patients: Not Little Adults; 2023 Trauma University
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Released: 7.03.23
Expires: 7.03.2026
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Pediatric Burn Patients: Not Little Adults; 2023 Trauma University

TCAA's Trauma University is designed to provide practitioners with cutting edge clinical education. Based on TCAA member recommendations, 2023's presentation provides a comprehensive review of a complex case covering multiple generations of trauma patients. 

Estimated completion time: 1 hour and 15 minutes
Target Audience: The Trauma healthcare team and other clinical departments

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the learner should be better able to:

1. Describe the principles of burn disaster management. 
2. Define best practices utilized in treating the patient with burns and trauma-related injuries. 
3. Describe the diferent types of burns more unique to the pediatric population. 
4. Identify best practices for a trauma patient with inhalation-type burns. 

Faculty Presenters: Dr. Shawn Fagan

Faculty Bios:

Dr. Shawn Fagan:  Dr. Shawn P. Fagan graduated from the Baylor College of Medicine in 1994, where he also completed both his general surgery residency and a two-year basic science research fellowship in pancreatic islet cell physiology. He joined the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in 2001, where he practiced at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans’ Hospital. In 2005, Dr. Fagan sought additional subspecialty training in the field of surgical critical care under the supervision of Dr. David Herndon at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and Shriners’ Burn Hospital for Children. He was recruited to the team at Sumner Redstone Burn Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and Shriners’ Burn Hospital for Children in Boston in 2006. Shortly after, he was named the Medical Director of both burn centers. During his tenure as a surgeon, Dr. Fagan has also served as an Assistant Professor at both Baylor College of Medicine and Harvard University. A member of the American Telemedicine Association, Dr. Fagan is a proponent of telemedicine and developing the technology to improve burn and wound care. While at Sumner Redstone Burn Center in Boston, he developed a telemedicine outreach program which provided burn care across the state. He also utilized a telemedicine-based rehabilitation follow-up program that resulted in significant cost savings for the hospital – a program which received the prestigious American Business Award. In 2015, he was recruited to join the physicians at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, GA. He currently serves as a burn surgeon, critical care intensivist and Chief Medical Officer for Burn & Reconstructive Centers of America. 


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Peer Reviewer
Dr. G. Paul Dabrowski
Dr. J Kevin Croston
Dr. Jerry A Rubano
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1.25 CE Credits
1.25 COP Credits
1.25 TCAA CME Credits
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