ANZ Virtual Burns Symposium - Part 1 - Managing burns during the pandemic.
The Smith+Nephew Virtual Burns Symposium brings together physicians, nurses, physiotherapists and other specialities devoted to burn care from across Australia and New Zealand. The theme is: 2020- Year of Learnings. Presentations will focus on key significant events including:
• White Island Volcanos
• 2019/2020 Summer Bushfires
• Managing burns during the pandemic.
Smith+Nephew provides a comprehensive platform for the preparation, protection and progression towards healing of complex burns and other soft tissue injuries, helping clinicians at every stage of burn treatment deliver the best possible care.
RCS(Plast) FRACS(Plast) Consultant in Burns & Plastic, Reconstructive, Aesthetic Surgery President, Australian & New Zealand Burn Association
Jeremy Rawlins is a Specialist Plastic Surgeon from Perth Western Australia. He is Head of the Plastic Surgery Department at Royal Perth Hospital where he has an interest in complex trauma and reconstructive microsurgery. He is Burns Consultant at the State Adult Burns Unit, Fiona Stanley Hospital where he provides acute and reconstructive burn surgery and complex wound & scar management. Jeremy has been involved in the development of the Burns Unit in Moshi, Tanzania for the past 10years. He is currently President of the Australia and New Zealand Burn Association (ANZBA).
A/Prof Warwick Teague is Clinical Lead for Burns, Director of Trauma, and Academic Paediatric Surgeon at The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. His paediatric surgical practice includes general, burns, trauma, upper gastrointestinal and neonatal surgery. Warwick is active in basic science and clinical research. He is Co-group Leader of the Surgical Research Group within the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, with a research interests spanning developmental biology to trauma epidemiology (https://www.mcri.edu.au/users/warwick-teague). Warwick is a member of various trauma-focused committees for the Victorian government, WorkSafe Victoria and Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, and chairs the Victorian State Trauma Registry Monitoring (VSTORM) Steering Committee. Warwick is also an active faculty member for both the Emergency Management of Severe Burns (ANZBA) and Definitive Surgical Trauma Care (DSTC, IATSIC) courses, and enjoys championing a nuanced approach to paediatric burns and trauma care in both settings.