Resources Tagged With 'Professionals'
ABLS Resouces

List of References for burn injury survivors, their families, and caregivers.

Wellness Professionals Resources Parent Child Resources
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Addressing Sexuality with Adult Burn Survivors Guidelines for Staff

Addressing sexuality with burn patients is challenging, but is extremely important. This handout is designed to provide staff with concrete suggestions on how to deal effectively with issues of sexuality and intimacy.

Wellness Professionals Resources Health
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Bring SOAR to Your Hospital

Learn how to start a SOAR program in your hospital.

Resources SOAR Peer Support Health Professionals
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Burn Center Referral Criteria

A burn center may treat adults, children, or both. Learn more about the criteria for burn injuries that should be referred to a burn center.

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Burn Discharge in a “Perfect” World: A Goal for the Burn Care Community

In a “perfect” world, we would not have a need for burn support groups, burn rehabilitation, The Phoenix Society, SOAR, burn psychologists, or burn reconstruction. The burn survivor would leave the hospital with perfect grafts, full range of motion of every joint, an appearance restored to the original, and only pleasant memories of the injury and its treatment.

Wellness Professionals Resources Grief and Trauma
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Calming Trauma - How Understanding the Brain Can Help

Several parts of the brain are important in understanding how the brain and body function during trauma. It is estimated that of 100 people who have experienced trauma, 25%, or 1 in 4, will experience PTSD. That’s also 1 of every 4 burn survivors. With statistics this high, we can conclude that this is a normal response to an extreme situation and not a pathology. Why understand PTSD? Understanding PTSD and trauma gives us back our lives.

Wellness Grief and Trauma Professionals Resources Trauma Stress PTSD
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Children at Risk After Traumatic Loss and Injury

Traumatic burn injury is often accompanied by multiple losses. These losses can be related to the burn injury itself (such as appearance or body parts) or the loss of significant persons in the child’s life, death of pets, and loss of material possessions.

Wellness Professionals For Parents Resources Parent Child Parent Child Resources Parent And Child Kids
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Common Questions Children Ask About Burns

This page lists some common questions children ask about their burns and corresponding answers.

Wellness Getting Back to Life Professionals For Parents Resources Parent And Child For Children Kids Parent Child Resources
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Compassion Fatigue

Compassion fatigue is a form of burnout that manifests itself as physical, emotional, and spiritual exhaustion. Too much caring and not enough self caring.

Wellness Resources Caregivers Professionals Compassion Fatigue
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Connecting with Your Local Fire Department

So, you want to get your local fire service more involved with your organization’s activities? You have probably thought about this many times, but you may not have figured out how to reach them on a level that will bring about positive results.

Resources Burn Professionals and Foundations Professionals Firefighters Fire Department
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Coping with Real, Remembered and Imagined Stress: Focusing Methods

For those who have experienced a burn injury, feelings of stress may occur when thinking about circumstances surrounding the injury, when tackling the rehabilitation process, or even when thinking about returning to your normal daily routine. This is the first of a series of articles discussing psychological approaches to managing stress.

Wellness Grief and Trauma Resources Professionals Trauma Grief Stress Getting Back to Life
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Creating Emotional Safety In a Support Group

This article provides tips on organizing and maintaining an emotionally safe support group.

Professionals Foundations
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Cyber Bullying: What is it? And What Can You Do?

Cyber bullying is a more recent form of bullying that is on the rise. As the channels of communication such as social media, web, and texting have multiplied, so have the number of ways bully’s can reach their victims. This article delves into what it is, how to identify it, and how to protect yourself from it.

Wellness Parent And Child Professionals Social Skills Cyberbullying
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Dangers Associated With a Forgotten Appliance: Water Heaters (Part II)

In part I of this series, we looked at the flammable vapor ignition hazard associated with hot water heaters. In this article, we look at scalds, another hazard presented by hot water heating systems and of most significance to the young, the elderly, and the disabled.

For Parents Professionals Resources Prevention Water heaters Thermostats
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Dangers Associated With a Forgotten Appliance: Water Heaters - PART I

Water heaters can be, and historically have been, involved in dangerous and devastating accidents leading to serious burn injuries and death.

For Parents Professionals Resources Prevention Water heaters Thermostats
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