American Burn Association
ABA members include burn care physicians, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, psychologists, nutritionists, rehabilitation experts, and research personnel. Firefighters, attorneys, administrators, prevention educators, and burn patients also comprise the ABA membership. Membership is open to health care professionals and others with a demonstrated interest/accomplishment in the field of burns.
One of the ABA's major activities is to
further the professional education of its members. Annual meetings that
include postgraduate and correlative sessions are held in the Spring--
with accreditation awarded by the American Accreditation Council for
Continuing Medical Education and the American Association of Critical Care
The ABA publishes the Journal of Burn Care and
Rehabilitation, its official bimonthly publication, along with the
Association's newsletter. The Journal is peer-reviewed, and includes the
latest information in research and clinical burn care.
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