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Lumbar Puncture 16/05/2024

16th May 2024
1:30 - 4:30pm (BST)
16th May 2024
1:30 - 4:30pm (BST)
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Attendance certificate available
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Summary

Join us on May 16, 2024, for an enlightening teaching session on Lumbar Puncture. This program is designed for medical professionals who aspire to advance their knowledge and skills in conducting this crucial diagnostic procedure. Through interactive sessions and hands-on practice, you will acquire a deep understanding of the correct techniques, potential complications, and patient management strategies. Enhance your practice and improve your patient outcomes by mastering the intricacies of Lumbar Puncture. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from the experts!
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Learning objectives

1. By the end of the session, participants will be able to explain the anatomical landmarks and positioning for a lumbar puncture procedure, including potential confounding factors due to patient anatomy. 2. Participants will be able to understand the indications, contraindications and complications of performing lumbar puncture, and apply this knowledge to patient case scenarios. 3. Participants should be able to demonstrate the correct preparation and use of lumbar puncture kits, including aseptic technique and local anaesthesia administration. 4. Participants will develop the ability to interpret lumbar puncture findings effectively, such as cerebrospinal fluid analysis and the concept of 'opening pressure'. 5. Participants will be able to confidently explain the procedure of lumbar puncture to patients, addressing possible risks and benefits, to ensure informed consent and trust relationship.
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16th May 2024
1:30 - 4:30pm (BST)
Not an online event
Attendance certificate available
This event has ended. Similar events
Free
IN PERSON