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Advanced Central Venous Access for Anaesthetists – The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA)

September 12, 2016 @ 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

£240
This day is designed for consultants and senior trainees who have mastered the usual elements of short-term venous access but would like to extend their knowledge and repertoire to other procedures. There will be a discussion of both adult and paediatric practice. The day consists of didactic lectures and smaller group teaching on skills stations. The faculty includes adult and paediatric anaesthetists/intensivists and a vascular radiologist.
Lectures and workshops
  • Choice of devices, patient assessment, sedation/LA/GA?
  • Insertion of PICCs, Hickmans, Ports
  • Introduction, How we do it (three short videos)
  • Catheter tip positioning
  • Central venous access in the very small child
  • Common problems: Blocked catheter management, Fibrin sleeves, mechanical blockage, fibrinolytics
Rotational workshops:
  • Ultrasound/x-ray/surgical skills/ radiology/trade stands
  • Radiology to the rescue!
  • Interactive ‘Ask the expert’ session with worked examples; blocked central veins, great vessel damage, management of thrombosis

Delegate feedback from the previous event:

  • “All the faculty clearly were experts in the field which makes for a very useful day”

Organizer

The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA)
Phone:
+44 020 7092 1500
Email:
info@rcoa.ac.uk
Website:
www.rcoa.ac.uk

Other

CPD Credits
5.00
Discount for members
Yes
Conference size
Medium

Venue

The Royal College of Anaesthetists
35 Red Lion Square
London, England WC1R 4SG United Kingdom
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Phone:
+44 020 7092 1500
Website:
http://www.rcoa.ac.uk/about-the-college

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