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Advanced Emergency Skills Practical Masterclass

Duration: 1 Day - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 8 - Price: £0.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

An essential practical skills masterclass for all healthcare professionals involved in supporting acutely ill patients in hospital and pre-hospital settings. This class will develop and teach knowledge and practical skills, competence needs to be determined in your own place of work under full clinical supervision which participants will need to arrange with their employing authority.

Course Content

The Workshops

 

1. ADVANCED AIRWAY MANAGEMENT - This workshop will focus on supporting with emergency airway procedures including:

  • Needle cricothyroidotomy
  • Surgical airway
  • Airway “tricks of the trade”
  • And will feature: familiarisation of equipment required, locating anatomical landmarks, practical procedures and pitfalls.

 

2. VASCULAR ACCESS - This workshop will focus on supporting with emergency vascular access when venous cannulation proves difficult including:

  • Intraosseous devices such as: Cook™ needle, EZIO™, BIG™ and FAST1™
  • Cannulation “tricks of the trade”
  • And will feature: familiarisation of equipment required and associated hazards, insertion technique, required modifications to infusion methods pitfall.

 

3. THORACIC WORKSHOP - This workshop will focus on the recognition and treatment of life-threatening thoracic conditions such as tension pneumothorax including:

  • Needle decompression
  • Emergency chest drain insertion
  • And will feature: clinical assessment of the chest, locating anatomical landmarks, practical procedures and pitfalls.

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    This course is now only provided In-House for groups of people. Please contact us for a quote and further details on: inhouse@mkupdate.co.uk or phone: 017687 73030.

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M&K Update Ltd, The Old Bakery, St Johns Steet, Keswick, Cumbria, CAI2 5AS.

Tel: 017687 73030
Fax: 017687 81099
Email: enquiries@mkupdate.co.uk

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