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CANCELLED SIM Teaching: Lumbar Puncture - Antrim Area Hospital

16th Jan 2024
10:00am - 12:30pm (GMT)
16th Jan 2024
10:00am - 12:30pm (GMT)
Not an online event
Attendance certificate available
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Lumbar puncture session, hosted by Dr Michelle Holland

Summary

Join us for an insightful session on Lumbar Puncture, led by Dr. Michelle Holland at Antrim Area Hospital. This comprehensive session will delve into the techniques, best practices, and precautions of Lumbar Punctures, equipping medical professionals with valuable knowledge and skills in this field. Unfortunately, the SIM version of this event has been cancelled, but the traditional session is proceeding as planned. Immerse yourself in this educational experience and enhance your practical abilities.
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Learning objectives

1. To understand the anatomical considerations and proper positioning for performing a lumbar puncture. 2. To be able to identify the potential risks, contraindications, and complications associated with lumbar puncture and ways to mitigate these risks. 3. To gain hands-on experience and develop technical proficiency in performing a lumbar puncture under simulated conditions. 4. To learn and practice applying best practices for patient safety and comfort, including appropriate communication and the administration of local anesthesia. 5. To understand the interpretation of lumbar puncture results and how to effectively communicate these results to patients and other healthcare professionals.
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16th Jan 2024
10:00am - 12:30pm (GMT)
Not an online event
Attendance certificate available
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Free
IN PERSON