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Virtual: Pediatrics Multidisciplinary Case Conference
Start Date: 8/27/2021Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 8/27/2021End Time: 9:00 AM

Event Description

Case of A.B.: A 14-Year-Old Male With Extensive Burn Injuries

Presented By
Kajsa Vlasic, MD, Pediatric Resident, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

Christina Conlan, MPH, PICU and Stuart J. Hulnick Burn Center Senior Child Life Specialist, Child Life & Hospital School Program

Brooke Burkey, MD, associate medical director, Stuart J. Hulnick, MD Burn Center, Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children; associate professor of surgery and pediatrics

Sarah Kauper, MS, Occupational Therapy Department

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the initial presenting history, physical examination, and laboratory finding of this 14-year-old child who presented with extensive burn injuries
  • Discuss the patient’s course, including complications encountered
  • Discuss the acute evaluation and management of severe burns, including surgical and medical management, causes of morbidity and mortality, and advances in burn care
  • Detail the collaborative effort of the interdisciplinary Burn Care team, including the roles of Child Life, Physical Therapy, and Occupational Therapy
  • Discuss the long-term outcomes and management for a patient who experiences extensive burn injuries

Target Audience
Physicians, nurse practitioners, nursing personnel, fellows, residents, medical students and other health care professionals who take care of children

Accreditation Statement
Tower Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Tower Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Claiming CME Credits
Attendees MUST sign in with the six-digit activity code provided at the session using eeds within 24 hours of the conference start time and complete the online evaluation within 30 days at

Contact Information:
Name: Alma Barberena
Email: alma.barberena@towerhealth.org
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