Joseph M. Still Burn Center

Outreach Programs

Burn Outreach Educational & Community Programs

BurnieWhat can you do to prevent a burn?
How would you handle a burn injury if it happened in your own home? The Burn Outreach Education Program of the Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital answers these questions and many others through a variety of presentations on burn prevention and burn care. The presentations can be tailored to meet the specific needs of particular groups, and all are offered free of charge.

Fire Safety With Burnie
Burnie, the puff-of-smoke mascot of the Joseph M. Still Burn Center, and his helper provide a fun and informative talk on fire safety for preschool and elementary school children. Potentially life-saving skills that are covered include Stop, Drop and Roll and fire escape planning. The presentation is available only within a 75-mile radius of Augusta, Georgia. For further information about this program or to schedule this presentation, please call 706-651-6351.

Juvenile Firesetters Program
In collaboration with the local fire department, we offer a program for juveniles at risk for firesetting activities or fire-related offenses. For further information about this program or to schedule this presentation, please call 706-651-6351.

Industrial Burn Program
This presentation is targeted to adults working in hazardous occupations or areas where there is a potential risk of burn injury. Emphasis is put on burn prevention and early interventions to limit the extent and severity of injury. For further information about this program or to schedule this presentation, please contact Julie Tanner at julia.tanner@hcahealthcare.com or call 706-651-6351.

Emergency Burn Care
This lecture and slide presentation focuses on the emergent treatment of the burn trauma patient. It’s designed for all emergency burn care providers. For further information about this program or to schedule this presentation, please contact Julie Tanner at julia.tanner@hcahealthcare.com or call 706-651-6351.

ABLS Pre-Hospital Course and ABLS Providers Course
These in-service educational courses are available to achieve certification in emergency burn care through the American Burn Association. Certification requirements include mastering skills to examine, evaluate, treat and triage patients with burn trauma and/or inhalation injury. These courses are scheduled according to demand. A fee is charged for each participant to cover the cost of study materials provided. For further information about this program or to schedule this presentation, please contact Julie Tanner at julia.tanner@hcahealthcare.com or call 706-651-6351.