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Chest Drain Insertion

28th May 2024
12:00 - 2:00pm (BST)
28th May 2024
12:00 - 2:00pm (BST)
Not an online event
Attendance certificate available
Free
IN PERSON

Summary

Learn the critical skill of chest drain insertion in this informative and hands-on teaching session. Ideal for medical professionals such as doctors, nurses, and paramedics, this in-depth session will guide participants through the process, from understanding when this emergency procedure is required to executing it correctly and safely. Enhance your patient care capabilities, get your queries cleared by experts in the field, and gain confidence for quick decision-making in high-pressure situations. Don't miss this valuable learning opportunity!
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Learning objectives

1. By the end of the session, participants will be able to identify and illustrate the anatomy related to chest drain insertion, including the intercostal spaces, pleural cavity, and relevant thoracic structures. 2. Participants will be able to understand the indications and contraindications for chest drain insertion, including various emergency and non-emergency conditions like pneumothorax, hemothorax, and pleural effusion. 3. Participants will demonstrate proficiency in the procedural skills necessary for chest drain insertion, adhering to aseptic techniques and correct step-by-step methodology. 4. The attendees will be able to recognize and manage complications associated with chest drain insertion such as infection, hemorrhage, or malposition. 5. By the end of the teaching session, participants should be able to explain appropriate aftercare following chest drain insertion, including monitoring, potential need for change in treatment, and strategies for effective patient education about the procedure.
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28th May 2024
12:00 - 2:00pm (BST)
Not an online event
Attendance certificate available
Free
IN PERSON