Epidemiology and Aetiology of Burns

This micro skills course will explore the incidence of burn injuries, highlighting the main types of burns and describing the clinical features that are associated with each type of burn injury.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Describe the general measures that can be taken to aid the healing of pressure ulcers
  3. Explain the role of the dietitian in optimising nutritional state
  4. Explain the principles of choosing appropriate topical treatment for a pressure ulcer
  5. Given a case scenario, suggest non-surgical measures to encourage healing of a pressure ulcer

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.