Dr. Barclay Stewart (NWRBMS Project Director) has joined his colleagues from Kirtipur Hospital in Nepal to continue work related to improving access to effective burn care.
These three recent articles published articles are from investigators at the UW Burn Center and NWRBMS.
Dr. Nicole Gibran, the past NWRBMS project director and UW Professor Emeritus, will receive the Schilling Distinguished Faculty Award for her years of service to the burn and trauma community during the upcoming Department of Surgery 27th Annual Helen & John Schilling Lecture.
A new key output for burn research was published in January 2022 featuring results from the Burn Research Gap Delphi Survey.
From DailyNurse: The American Nurses Association (ANA) President Ernest Grant has announced that the ANA now formally recognizes burn nursing as a nursing specialty.
BCEN is moving forward on the development of a Certified Burn Nurse examination!
Gretchen Carrougher RN, MN of NWRBCS participates in this BCEN podcast. Gretchen views the work to achieve professional recognition and certification as the most significant advancement with the greatest personal and professional reward of her burn nursing career.
In Feburary 2022, the American Burn Association (ABA) National Leadership Conference convened local ABA members and our congressional representatives – virtually.
Only 18 months since specialty recognition, the first meeting to identify content for a burn nursing certification exam has occurred. The committee expects that an exam will be available in 2023.
The 2022 American Burn Association Meeting is scheduled for April in Las Vegas
Our Burn Model System resources on the American Burn Association website have been reintroduced with a new view and hyperlink
Three articles within the recent (Nov/Dec 2021) issue of the Journal of Burn Care and Research are from investigators at the UW Burn Center and NWRBMS.
The findings from this study support previous research on how increased insurance coverage is linked to higher discharge rates to inpatient rehabilitation programs after burn injury. Additionally, the researchers found the average acute care length of stay increased.
Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is home to the NWRBMS and we have a new CEO – Sommer Kleweno Walley. Sommer has worked with the Burn Center for many years and we congratulate her on this new appointment. All the best to you Sommer!
Grace Flott (with image of Claudia Baker in the background) will be a participant for the upcoming World Burn Congress 2021 (October 22-24).
As part of of the ACRM 98th Annual Conference, researchers at NWRBMS and UW Medicine Regional Burn Center presented a virtual symposium in September 2021.