Hot Topic Module: Employment after Burn Injury

Ben Swanson on boat

This Hot Topic Module consists of a suite of resources to help individuals with burn injury return back to work following injury.

 

Resources

Featured Video

Employment After Burn Injury
Our featured video and brief video clips show the impact of burn injury (BURN) on returning to work. Ben Swanson shares how he worked with Burn Model System researchers to address challenges with employment after experiencing a burn injury.
 

Factsheets

Employment After Burn Injury
Returning to work after a burn injury can be an important phase of recovery that helps you return to a routine.This factsheet will provide insight on whether you are ready to return to work.
 

Social Interaction After Burn Injury
Many burn injury survivors who have had a change in their physical appearance feel anxious about how people will react to them.The information in this factsheet will provide strategies for improving social interactions.
 

Managing Pain After Burn Injury
There are many different types of burn pain, and each person’s pain is unique. Understanding the type, intensity and duration of your pain is important for getting the best treatment. Pain and discomfort are an unfortunate part of burn injury and recovery. This factsheet will provide information about pain management and treatment options.
 

Slideshow

Social Interaction After Burn Injury
Many burn injury survivors who have had a change in their physical appearance feel anxious about how people will react to them.The information in this slideshow will provide strategies for improving social interactions.

Employment After Burn Injury
Returning to work after a burn injury can be an important phase of recovery that helps you return to a routine. Work not only provides you with an income and other benefits such as health insurance, but can also give you a sense of purpose and confidence that is critical in maintaining a higher quality of life.