Rehabilitation of the Patient with Acute Burns

$ 40.00

Description: This course will outline and describe the principles and treatments utilized when treating patients with burns.  Patients with burns can be complicated and challenging; in light of their complexities it is important that all members of their health care team are knowledgeable and unified.  Participants of this course should learn the foundation in which treatment plans are created to maximize functional outcomes.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the principles of burn rehabilitation and the pathophysiology impacting treatment options 
  • Discuss the goals of burn rehabilitation
  • Identify the predictive factors impacting functional outcomes

Instructor: Rebecca Trantowski Farrell, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist, Northwestern Medicine Contract Educator, Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants

Continuing Education Credits

 Physical Therapy 

This course has been approved by the Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1 Contact Hour. Approval #216-000069.

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. This course has been approved for 1 contact hour.

Occupational Therapy 

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. This intermediate level program awards occupational therapists 0.1 CEUs or 1 contact hour. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Category 2: OT Process-Intervention

Basic Computer Requirements: You will need access to a computer with an Internet connection. High speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended.

  • PC: Compatible Operating System: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer 10 or higher
  • MAC: Compatible Operating System: OS X Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Safari

Cancellation Policy: To request a cancellation of an on-demand program, please provide written notice by letter, email, or fax or contact us by phone within 24 hours of placing your order and we will refund you the full course fee. If you cannot give notice within 24 hours, a credit towards a future course of equal value would apply.



Online Learning Occupational Therapists OTA and PTA Physical Therapists


Burn Rehabilitation