their return to the school, allowing a smoother transition for the child. Trauma therapy also can assist in referring vic- tims to outside resources such as SOAR (Survivors Offering Assistance in Recovery), annual burn camps for victims, in addition to seeing the victim for years to come in private practice. There also may be burn centers that offer a place for family and loved ones to stay while the victim is receiv- ing treatment. A C K N O W L E D G E M E N T S The author would like to acknowledge Michelle Diss, NP, BC, Burn and Wound Specialty at St Joseph Hospital for her assistance with this article. A U T H O R ’ S B I O Carrie M Engel, CST, AS, gradu- ated in 2010 with an associate of sci- ence degree in surgical technology from the University of Saint Fran- cis. After graduation, she started her career at St Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Since St Joe does not have “teams,” Carrie has scrubbed every type of surgery, with each day bringing something new and exciting. In 2013, she started teaching clinical sessions for the Department of Surgical Technology, at the University of Saint Francis. In August 2015, Carrie accepted the clinical coordinator/instructor position for the Department of Surgical Technology at the University of Saint Francis, however, she still remains a PRN at St. Joseph Hospi- tal. Carrie will graduate in the spring of 2016 with bachelor’s degree in health services. She is also actively involved in the Northeast Indiana Burn Council and serves as Chair of the Burn Buddies Committee for the Family Burn Suites. R E F E R E N C E S 1. American Burn Association. (2014). Burn Incidence and Treatment in the United States: 2015. http://www.ameriburn.org/resources_factsheet.php. Retrieved Accessed 1, 2016. 2. ARTISS. (2016). How ARTISS [Solutions for Sealant] Works. http://www. artissadherence.com/int/how-artiss-works.html. Accessed January 1, 2016. 3. Dziewulski, P; Hettiaratchy, S. Pathophysiology and types of burns. Br Med J. 2004;328(7453):1427-1429. 4. Fabia, R; MD, P. (2016). Surgical Treatment of Burns inChildren. Medscape, 1. 5. Kessler Burn & Trauma Center. (2016). Burn Definitions and Procedures. https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/burn-trauma/burn-center/burn-treat- ment.cfm. Accessed January 1, 2016. 6. Regions Hospital. (2016). Skin Grafting . https://www.regionshospital.com/ rh/specialties/burn-center/skin-grafting.html. Accessed January 1, 2016. 7. Sanford AP; Herndon DN. (2001) Current therapy of burns. http://www. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK6954/. Accessed January 1, 2016. 8. St Joseph Hospital. (2016). Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. http://www.stjo- ehospital.com/interior.php?t=41. Accessed January 1, 2016. APRIL 2016 | The Surgical Technologist | 167 C E E X A M Earn CE Credits at Home You wi l l be awarded cont inuing educa- tion (CE) credits toward your recertifica- t ion af ter reading the des ignated ar t i- cle and completing the test with a score of 70% or better. If you do not pass the test, it will be returned along with your payment. Send the original answer sheet from the journal and make a copy for your records. If possible use a credit card (debit or credit) for payment. It is a faster option for processing of credits and offers more flexibility for correct payment. When submitting multiple tests, you do not need to submit a separate check for each journal test. You may submit multiple journal tests with one check or money order. Members this test is also available online at www.ast.org. No stamps or checks and it posts to your record automatically! Members: $6 per credit (per credit not per test) Nonmembers: $10 per credit (per credit not per test plus the $400 nonmember fee per submission) After your credits are processed, AST will send you a letter acknowledging the number of credits that were accepted. Members can also check your CE credit status online with your login information at www.ast.org. 3 WAYS TO SUBMIT YOUR CE CREDITS Mail to: AST, Member Services, 6 West Dry Creek Circle Ste 200, Littleton, CO 80120-8031 Fax CE credits to: 303-694-9169 E-mail scanned CE credits in PDF format to: [email protected] For questions please contact Member Services - [email protected] or 800-637-7433, option 3. Business hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00a.m. - 4:30 p.m., MT