ETRS Summer School 2017 – Brussels, Belgium

ETRS Summer School 2017
September 11th-12th, 2017
Queen Astrid Military Hospital Brussels
Brussels, Belgium

This year’s summer school is organized on September 11-12, prior to the annual meeting. Topic will be burns; we aim to discuss all aspects in the treatment of patients with burn wounds. We aim for a maximum of 25 participants to allow most optimal environment for networking. We encourage trainees from all backgrounds and at all career stages to apply.

It will be a 1½ day event starting Monday, September 11th around noon and end Tuesday, September 12th at the end of the day.

  • Location: Queen Astrid Military Hospital Brussels
  • Lodging: to be announced
  • We aim to keep the fee as low as possible (approx. € 150)
  • We will organize a dinner on Monday evening (not included in the fee, but we will keep the price reasonable)
  • Interactive lectures different disciplines
  • Visit clinic/patient interaction


Preliminary programme

12:00 – 12:30 Arrival at the Queen Astrid Military Hospital Brussels
13:00 – 15:00 5 minutes introductions by student participants
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee/Tea break
15:30 – 18:00 Acute care
– Hospitalisation
– Standard treatment
– Advanced therapies
– Outcome parameters of treatment
18:00 Departure to dinner location
8:30 Transportation from lodging to Queen Astrid Military Hospital
9:00 – 12:00 Treatment in practice, the group will be split in three groups
(approx. 1 hour per discipline)
– Visit clinic (possible patient participation)
– Visit clean room facility
– Physical therapy in practice (possible patient participation)
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch with paired mentors
13:30 – 15:30 Aftercare 1 (possible patient participation)
– Lectures/workshop on physical therapy/occupational therapy
– Skin care after healing/scar management: secondary skin care, pressure garment, silicon, physical therapy (massage, shockwave, etc.)
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee/Tea break
16:00 – 18:00 Aftercare 2 (possible patient participation)
– Lectures/workshop improvement of QoL
– Improvement of QoL related to function
– Psychological well being and QoL
18:00 End of programme


Application form

Please follow this link to the fill in Application Form and send it back to by August 1, 2017.

You will be notified about your application within 2 weeks after the deadline.

For more inquiries please contact Magda Ulrich: