Stoke Mandeville & Oxford Burn Simulation Course (SOBS)

Date: 13 May 2024
Location: Simulation Suite, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Mandeville Rd, Aylesbury, HP21 8AL

Event description: 

A one-day, simulation-based course for healthcare professionals involved in the management if burn, including doctors and allied healthcare professionals engaged in emergency and surgical care services.

The course structure encompasses simulated scenarios and practical skills sessions, aimed at augmenting the proficiency and confidence handling severe burn cases.

All participants will have the opportunity to participate in two high-fidelity simulation scenarios that emulate different aetiologies of major burns. The skills sessions offer participants an opportunity to gain experience in understanding and performing limb escharotomies, burn debridement and dressing, total body surface area (TBSA) calculation, resus fluid prescription, and inhalation injury assessment and management. These skills sessions utilise high-fidelity bespoke escharotomy models, augmented reality bronchoscopy simulators, and prefabricated moulages. These sessions are led by an expect faculty that includes consultants specialising in plastic surgery and intensive care, and senior burns nurses.

Target audience: 
Doctors, nurses and allied healthcare professions (AHPs) of all grades who are involved in the care of patients who have sustained burn injuries (including, but not limited, to plastic surgery, emergency medicine, intensive care medicine, anaesthetics, theatre team, paediatric emergency medicine, pre-hospital medicine)

Registration fees: £300 
Free for deanery trainee doctors (costs reclaimed from deanery) and funding available for locally employed staff.

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