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Burn Consultation/Verification Packet

Application for Site Visit (pdf form)
The first step in the verification process.Submit this document with payment to the ABA Central Office; once it is received, we can begin scheduling the visit. Sites will be notified via email when visit dates have been confirmed.

Click here to view a letter from the ABA regarding additional application Focus Review fees.

Click here to view a letter from Dr. Nicole Gibran, Verification Review Committee Chair, on recent enhancements to the verification program and fee increases.

PLEASE NOTE: Application and payment must be received at least six months prior to the requested site visit date.

Effective July 1, 2011
Burn centers that have completed a successful review will maintain their current expiration date for all future visits. The verification period is still valid for three years. Example: ABC Burn Center just completed a visit on April 1, 2011; their current expiration date is June 15, 2011. All future expiration dates will be as follows: June 15, 2014; June 15, 2017; etc.
This change excludes site visits prior to July 1, 2011.

Site Visit Instructions
Instructions on materials to compile when preparing for the visit.

Review Agenda
An outline of events during the day of review.

ABA/ACS Verification Review Program Guidelines
Verification program review process and committee resource.

ACS COT Chapter 14
Excerpted from Resources for Optimal Care of the Injured Patient, 2014. This Chapter lists all the guidelines and principles for the operation of burn center.

New! Online Pre-Review Questionnaire -Now provided as an online fillable questionnaire for burn centers going through the verification process. Upon Receipt of the application the burn center will be provided with their own online site and login information. Must be submitted online one month prior to the site visit.

Online Case Summary Templates
Now included in the online verification system and is submitted with the online PRQ and appendices. Due one month prior to site visit.

ABA Verification Criterion Deficiencies (effective 1/1/2015) - A reference to the most updated ABA Verification Criteria.