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Chest Drain Insertion

30th Apr 2024
12:00 - 2:00pm (BST)
30th Apr 2024
12:00 - 2:00pm (BST)
Not an online event
Attendance certificate available
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Free
IN PERSON

Summary

Explore the critical skills of chest drain insertion in this highly-practical session, ideal for Medical Professionals seeking to improve their knowledge and competence in this life-saving technique. Learn in a supported environment, through guided practice and expert supervision, how to facilitate the relief of life-threatening tension pneumothorax or large pleural effusion. By attending, you'll gain invaluable hands-on experience, increase your confidence, and improve patient outcomes in emergency situations. This session could prove indispensable in your career. Sharpen your tools with us. Don't miss out!
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Learning objectives

1. To understand and identify the indications, contraindications, risks, and benefits related to chest drain insertion. 2. To gain a comprehensive understanding of the anatomy of the chest wall and important landmarks pertinent to the procedure. 3. To acquire the skills needed to assess a patient and prepare them for the procedure, including explaining the process to the patient, obtaining informed consent, and setting up necessary equipment. 4. To learn and demonstrate the essential techniques and steps in chest drain insertion, including correct site selection, application of aseptic technique, placement of the drain, and securing the drain. 5. To demonstrate the correct methods in post-procedure assessment and management, including checking for correct drain function, identifying complications, and documenting the procedure.
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30th Apr 2024
12:00 - 2:00pm (BST)
Not an online event
Attendance certificate available
This event has ended. Similar events
Free
IN PERSON