Assessment and management of minor burn injuries for Rural GPs

Webinar summary

5 March 2020

This instalment of the Rural Health Webinar Series explores the assessment and management of burn injuries. It covers the assessment of burn depth, criteria for referral to burns units, and practical steps that rural GPs can use in initial burn management, blister management, dressing and follow up, as well as special considerations in the management of burns to specific areas such as the face, hands, feet and perineum.

This webinar is facilitated by RACGP Rural and Dr Carl Lisec, a general and burn surgeon at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. Carl is a conjoint academic coordinator for the University of Queensland, a board member of the Australian and New Zealand Burn Association (ANZBA), a Queensland Trauma Committee Member and an AUSMAT surgical team member.


Dr Carl Lisec