The only dedicated burn care facility within 180 miles of Wichita
The Ascension Via Christi Regional Burn Center is the only dedicated burn care facility within 180 miles of Wichita. The center is verified by the American College of Surgeons and the American Burn Association.
The Burn Center also treats trauma patients and those with complicated wounds or special conditions that result in the loss of skin. All patient rooms are private and feature state-of-the-art equipment. Rooms designated for the most critically injured patients are equipped with in-room hydrotherapy equipment.
A separate Emergency Outpatient Clinic is just inside the main entrance of the Burn Center, for patients with minor injuries or those requiring treatment after an inpatient stay.
A specialized Burn Team works with patients and families to coordinate all aspects of care: physicians who are experts in burns and trauma, nurses and patient care technicians, social workers, case managers, chaplains, dietitians, and therapists. Relief Charge Personnel hold certifications in Trauma Nurse Core Course and Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course or Pediatric Advance Life Support within one year of working in the Burn Center.
Burn physicians are available 24 hours a day to answer questions or accept referrals.
The Burn Team partners with Safe Kids Wichita Area and the Wichita and Sedgwick County fire departments in actively promoting community wide burn prevention and treatment education, state and national legislative initiatives and other activities to decrease the incidence of burns, and burn survivor support activities. Call 316-946-5045 for more information.