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2 Jul 2020

The Trauma Patient & Emergency and Critical Care - Practical Day

Swindon

Aims

Objectives

Day 1 - The Trauma Patient

Course content:

  • Initial management of wounds and fractures
  • Urinary tract trauma and obstruction
  • Head injuries
  • Thoracic trauma

Key learning objectives:

  • Stabilisation and initial treatment of traumatic wounds and fractures
  • Effective assessment, lavage and debridement of wounds
  • What’s new in wound dressings
  • How urinary trauma presents and what we can do to stabilise the patient prior to surgery
  • How the prognosis for head trauma can be determined by effective nursing

Day 2 - Emergency and Critical Care - Practical Day

Advances in CPR and dry lab

Case studies- presentation, discussion, seminar and revision of the principles covered.


Delegates will have the opportunity to undertake the following practical exercises-

  • Suturing & dressings
  • Tracheostomy and chest drains
  • Oxygen supplementation
  • Vascular access- jugular, cut-downs, intraosseus – dry lab
  • Feeding tubes – dry lab

Summary

Comprehensive course notes, refreshments and lunch on each day.

Available Dates

Future dates for this course are being developed. If you would like to know when this course becomes available, please fill click below to register your interest.