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Rehabilitación Posquemadura: Introducción y Conceptos Básicos







Next course date

April 1-April 30, 2024

Next registration date

Registration closed

About the Course

This online course will initiate you to the basic concepts and knowledge that are critical to understanding burn rehabilitation:

  • Understand the profound impact burns have on skin structure and function, setting the foundation for effective rehabilitation strategies.

  • Navigate through the burn wound healing process to understand the stages of recovery, how to assess wound healing and understand the factors that influence the formation of scars.

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of post-burn hypertrophic scars – their development, distinctive characteristics, and implications for function.

  • Gain a better understanding of common surgical interventions used to address burn wounds and scars.

  • Discover the practical approaches to prevent and manage burn scars, while aiding patients in their journey towards recovery.

**Sponsored course, no registration fee**

Course objectives

After this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Explain the impact of burns on skin.

  • Explain the burn wound healing process.

  • Explain how post-burn hypertrophic scars develop, what are their characteristics and what are their impact on functions.

  • Explain the most commonly used surgical methods to deal with burn wounds and burn scars.

  • Explain common rehabilitation interventions used to prevent and manage burn scars.

Course content

  • Skin function

  • Burn basic knowledge: types of burns, depth, size and severity

  • Wound healing

  • Escharotomy and the reconstructive ladder

  • Skin graft

  • Development of burn scars

  • Risk factors for the development of hypertrophic scars

  • Skin dysfunctions after burns

  • The impact of scar contracture of limb function

  • The impact of scar contracture on multiple joints

  • Assessment and management of edema during rehabilitation

  • Positioning

  • Post-burn mobility issues

  • Function-oriented rehabilitation plan for post-burn recovery


  • Kick off with a pre-test to gauge your existing knowledge.

  • Stay sharp with mini-quizzes after each lesson to help you review key points and solidify your understanding.

  • Wrap up your learning journey with a post-test to demonstrate your knowledge acquisition after the course.

Criterias to pass the course:

  • Complete all the learning activities within the specified time limit.

  • Obtain a grade of 80% or more in the post-test.

You must complete all learning activities by the end of the course date. After that date, you will no longer have access to the course content and the learning record will be marked as "incomplete."

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion.

There will be no extension or repetition of the course.

This course is for

Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist new to the field of burn rehabilitation and eager to expand their understanding and skills.

Burn professional (like nurses, nutritionists, etc.) aiming to enhance their burn care know-how.





Yu-Hsien TU

Yu-Hsien TU
Yu-Chieh TSENG

Yu-Chieh TSENG

Course requisite


Next course date

April 1-April 30, 2024

Registration date

Registration closed

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