At this time, VCU Health System and the Burn Center are conducting ABLS courses only for internal employees.

Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS)

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 also support emergency preparedness and mass casualty incidents focusing on triage, burn survivability, prioritizing transport of patients, and patient treatment. ABLS is available for a wide range of burn care professionals.



Target Audience

Physicians, nurses, advanced practice providers, paramedics,

Pre-course work and course requirements

Students are required to:

  • Complete online registration with the ABA before the course date (instructions given in email at registration)
  • Read the ABLS student manual
  • Complete the ABLS study guide prior to the course.