ACPIC23: Blazing Trails: Igniting Outof- Hospital Practice with Paediatric Burn Research


Australasian College of Paramedicine International Conference (ACPIC23)

ACPIC 2023 delivered a wide range of clinical and research sessions from experts and leaders in paramedicine. Hosted in Melbourne (September 2023) the program was designed to inspire, educate and broaden horizons.

Conference theme: Lead - Evolve - Impact

Blazing Trails: Igniting Out-of-Hospital Practice withPaediatric Burn Research

This session delves into evidence-based paediatric burn care in the pre-hospital setting, emphasising the crucial role of early interventions in saving skin cells. Participants will explore guidelines, literature, and collaborative approaches to enhance patient outcomes and mitigate the longterm impact of burn injuries.

Biography: Associate Professor Bronwyn Griffin

Bron is an accomplished Associate Professor affiliated with the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Griffith University and the Pegg Leditschke Children's Burn Centre at Queensland Children’s Hospital. With a background as an experienced pediatric emergency nurse, Bron has garnered extensive expertise through her work in various Australian pediatric hospitals. Her research encompasses a wide range of pediatric-focused areas, including emergency care, burns, trauma, and the generation and translation of high-quality knowledge. Notably, her research on burn first aid has gained global recognition, leading to her successful involvement in a highly competitive implementation research project funded by the US Department of Defense. Currently, this project is actively underway in California, showcasing Bron's dedication to advancing burn care practices internationally

Critical Review

Biography: Sam Burton

Sam Burton is an intensive care paramedic from regional Victoria with over a decade of in-hospital and prehospital experience. This perspective has led to Sam identifying ways to better improve patient care in a range of clinical applications. Sam has a strong focus on point of care ultrasound (POCUS) and has recently published research in this field. Sam has an ongoing commitment to the dissemination and sharing of knowledge from both his clinical and research practice. Sam has been involved in the development and delivery of numerous training programs to paramedics throughout Victoria and will bring a broad perspective to the stage.

Moderator: Lucy Oatley, ACPIC23 Organising Committee Chair and Intensive Care Flight Paramedic, Ambulance Tasmania

Presented by Bronwyn Griffin & Sam Burton



26 minutes
21st Dec 2023
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