Chief of Burns presents Virtual Provider CME: “Pediatric Burns – What Every Provider Needs to Know”

Virtual Provider CME Program

Nationally recognized surgeon and Chief of Burns at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California, David Greenhalgh, M.D., will discuss the treatment of pediatric burns in an upcoming virtual provider continuing medical education (CME) webinar on March 16, from 6:00 –7:00 p.m.

The webinar will focus on the following learning objectives:  

  1. Describe the initial management of a major burn
  2. Outline the basic management of a burn wound
  3. Identify the signs of burn-related child abuse
  4. Describe how and when to refer a burn patient

Pediatricians, primary-care physicians and registered nurses, including school-based nurses are encouraged to attend.

Dr. Greenhalgh is president-elect of the International Society for Burn Injuries and current editor of the journal, Burns Open. In addition to being chief of burns at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California, Dr. Greenhalgh is a professor of burn surgery at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine.

Dr. Greenhalgh has extensive experience in the development and use of cultured epithelium and dermal substitutes. He has received national attention for his efforts to raise awareness of the hazards of heating instant noodles in the microwave, an often not recognized but extremely common source of serious pediatric burns. At the Northern California Shriners Hospital, he leads a team of six physicians. The hospital treats approximately 250 burn patients each year.

There is no charge for attending the Virtual Provider CME webinars and participants receive CME credit.

Those interested in registering for the upcoming Virtual Provider CME webinar should visit https://bit.ly/2LChoN3. Spots are limited, so register today!

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Designation for 1.0 contact hour.