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Dr. Barclay Stewart (Director NWRBMS) and his colleagues in Napal

NWRBMS Project Director Visits Nepal

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.

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NEWSLETTER: Summer 2022

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NEWSLETTER: Spring 2022

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3 New Articles by UW Burn Researchers in 2022

These three recent articles published articles are from investigators at the UW Burn Center and NWRBMS.

Nicole Gibran, MD

Dr. Nicole Gibran: 2022 Schilling Distinguished Faculty Award

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.

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NEWSLETTER: Winter 2022

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Developing a National Trauma Research Action Plan

A new key output for burn research was published in January 2022 featuring results from the Burn Research Gap Delphi Survey. 

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DailyNurse: BCEN Announces Burn Nursing Specialty Certification

From DailyNurse: The American Nurses Association (ANA) President Ernest Grant has announced that the ANA now formally recognizes burn nursing as a nursing specialty.

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Press Release: Certified Burn Nurse Exam

BCEN is moving forward on the development of a Certified Burn Nurse examination!

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VIDEO: Podcast: BCEN The Power of Passion

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.

Allison Larimore and Emily Eschelbach

UW Burn Center Team Meets with Representatives

In Feburary 2022, the American Burn Association (ABA) National Leadership Conference convened local ABA members and our congressional representatives – virtually.

BCEN committee

Coming Soon: New Burn Nurses Certification Exam

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.

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2022 ABA Meeting Scheduled

The 2022 American Burn Association Meeting is scheduled for April in Las Vegas

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Burn Survivor Resources at ABA Website

Our Burn Model System resources on the American Burn Association website have been reintroduced with a new view and hyperlink

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3 Articles by Burn Center / NWRBMS in Recent Burn Journal

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.

Insurance policy papers

New Quick Review about ACA’s Medicaid Expansion

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.

Sommer Kleweno Walley

New CEO at Harborview

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 an image of Claudia Baker in the background

Grace Flott at World Burn Congress 2021

Grace Flott (with image of Claudia Baker in the background) will be a participant for the upcoming World Burn Congress 2021 (October 22-24).

ACRM 98th Annual Conference

Presentation: The Evolution and Current Framework of Technology-Assisted Recovery

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.

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NEWSLETTER: Summer 2021