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Event Details


Learn new skills, become better prepared to help others in disasters, and meet colleagues with similar interests.


Cost: Free. Lunch provided.


Registration required.


Course objectives: 

  • Burn disasters in the U.S.
  • Burn injuries
  • Burn injury prevention 
  • Classifications of burns
  • Primary and secondary surveys of burn victims including rules of nine and fluid resuscitation
  • Management of burn injuries and transfer criteria
  • Burn wound care in a disaster situation
  • State burn disaster plan and specifics for the State of Oregon

Target audience: Recommended for but not limited to EMS, first responders, firefighters, law enforcement, healthcare providers, safety officers, facility managers, large venue managers, Medical Reserve Corps volunteers, State Managed Volunteer Pool/SERV-OR members.  (Healthcare professionals: Not already a member? Learn more:


Pre-requisites: None.


Instructor:  Curtis Ryun, RN, Education and Outreach Coordinator

Oregon Burn Center, Legacy Health  (Learn more here.)


Class size: 50


Course credits: None provided.  However, attendees can receive a certificate of completion from the Oregon Health Authority indicating the course topic and hours, which may suffice for some individuals' and professions' continuing education needs.


 Accommodation: Attendees are responsible for their own accommodations arrangements.  The local chamber of commerce provides suggestions.






Oregon Health Authority

Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program

Grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services

Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)

Emergency System for the Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals (ESAR-VHP) program



Other training: See the SERV-OR training calendar linked from the home page at  


Questions about this course and SERV-OR:

Eric Gebbie, DrPH, MIA
State Emergency Registry of Volunteers (SERV-OR) Systems Coordinator
Oregon Health Authority
Office voice: 503-358-7621


Community Health Education Center (CHEC)
3950 Sherman Ave.
North Bend, OR
United States