Advanced Burn Life Support Classes “ABLS”

The Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation remains committed to effective collaborations with other agencies bringing beneficial resources to the community;

and the foundation appreciates the opportunity to have partnered with the Georgia Association of Emergency Medical Services to coordinate local ABLS courses over the past several years.

For additional information or questions about upcoming course offerings in the state of Georgia, please contact Cathy White, GAEMS Program Coordinator at program@georgiaemsassociation.com, 678-283-4542 or visit the Georgia Association of Emergency Medical Services at www.georgiaemsassociation.com.

ABLS General Information

(for more information visit www.ameriburn.org.)

The American Burn Association is proud to offer educational resources for the Emergency Care of burn patients. Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) programs provide knowledge for immediate care of the burn patient up to the first 24 hours post injury. ABLS programs support emergency preparedness, mass casualty incidents focusing on triage, burn survivability, prioritizing transport of patients and patient treatment.

The American Burn Association offers three ABLS program options:

ABLS Provider Course Live© – Live, hands-on course designed to provide the “how-to” of emergency care of the burn patient.

ABLS Now© – Convenient online course providing burn injury training and education for busy first responders and health care providers.

ABLS Handbook© – The go-to-reference guide for comprehensive information on immediate care through the first 24 hours post burn injury.

Click on each ABLS Program Option above to learn more about the program benefits.

ABLS education helps first responders and health care providers learn how to:

Assess severity of the burn injury

Provide appropriate treatment

Determine need for transfer to a burn center

Questions? Send Email to zemelko@ameriburn.org or call 312-642-9260.