RCS Pre-Hospital and Emergency Department Resuscitative Thoracotom (PERT 01.05.2024)

AvailabilityOnly 3 places available  Add to basket
SubjectClinical Skills
DescriptionThis one-day Royal College of Surgeons’ practical course will improve participants’ decision making about the role of resuscitative thoracotomy, and how to integrate this into the trauma resuscitation. It will be based on best current evidence and emphasise damage control principles. Participants will have maximal surgical exposure on porcine models and learn all the skills needed to achieve optimal outcomes from resuscitative thoracotomy. The day will be led by a mixed faculty of surgeons, ED and anaesthesia medical staff.
Additional information

1 day course. 6 CPD points

This course involves the use of medical meat and/or pork products. Should you wish to use an alternative please email medicaleducation.leeds@nhs.net

This course involves the use of medical meat and/or pork products. Should you wish to use an alternative please email medicaleducation.leeds@nhs.net

Cancellation Policy;Please contact the Course Co-ordinator if you wish to cancel your place for a refund. The system will not automatically issue a refund, it will only provide systems credit to use on our future courses.

In the event you need to cancel your place on this course, the following terms and conditions apply:

If you have notified us at least 30 days prior to the commencement date of the course, your course fees will be returned minus a £50.00 administration fee. If you have received any course materials these will be deducted from the course refund. 

Cancellation of your place within 30 days will result in a loss of all fees.

VenueClinical Practice Centre, LEEDS - Leeds  View details
Date & timeWednesday 1 May 2024, 08:00 to 18:00
LecturerDr Andy webster  View details
Target audience

Mandatory: Associate Specialist, or Consultant, or IMT1, or SAS Doctor, or ST1, or ST2, or ST3, or ST4, or ST5, or ST6, or ST7

CateringINCLUDED AT VENUE
CPD points6.000
Cost£650.00
Aims

The course delivery includes the following format;

  • Didactic sessions.
  • Decision-making scenarios.
  • Interactive case discussions.
  • Basic Surgical Skills and practical work on porcine models in small groups.
Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Be able to manage the arrested patient; working with the trauma team pre- thoracotomy and during resuscitative thoracotomy.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the anatomy specific to resuscitative thoracotomy including cardiac anatomy and the anatomy of the Hilum and chest wall.
  • Carry out treatment of injuries to the Heart, including opening the pericardium, control of bleeding, and internal massage.
  • Understand the management of the post-operative patient including internal defibrillation, drainage and closing the chest.