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SIM teaching: Knee Aspiration - Antrim Area Hospital

22nd Aug 2023
11:00am - 12:00pm (BST)
22nd Aug 2023
11:00am - 12:00pm (BST)
Not an online event
Attendance certificate available
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Free
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Description

A SIM session for those wishing to learn how to perform a diagnostic knee aspiration.

Summary

This SIM teaching session at Antrim Area Hospital is a great opportunity for medical professionals to enhance their diagnostic skills. Attendees will gain practical experience of knee aspiration under expert guidance and feedback from the session facilitators. This hands-on workshop is suitable for medical professionals of all levels and will equip them with the knowledge and confidence to perform a knee aspiration.
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Learning objectives

1. Understand the anatomy of the knee and its relevant landmarks to correctly locate and aspirate a knee joint. 2. Recognise contraindications and common pitfalls associated with performing a knee aspiration. 3. Develop familiarity in handling and using a syringe, needle and syringe holder for aspirating a knee joint. 4. Describe the recommended procedures for knee aspiration and assess a variety of approaches for performing the procedure. 5. Evaluate the ability to correctly perform a diagnostic knee aspiration procedure following the SIM teaching.
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22nd Aug 2023
11:00am - 12:00pm (BST)
Not an online event
Attendance certificate available
This event has ended. Similar events
Free
IN PERSON