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Expired Seldinger Chest Drain Course

  • Seldinger Chest Drain Course
     9th June 2023
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm

9th June, 2022


Clinical Education Centre,

Glenfield Hospital, Leicester


Registration Fee: £200.00

This covers lunch, refreshments and course literature.




08.45 – 09.15 Registration & Coffee

09.15 – 09.30 Welcome, Introduction & Objectives

09.30 – 10.15 Thoracic Anatomy, Radiology & Ultrasound

10.15 – 11.00 When Should I Put In A Chest Drain?

11.00 – 11.30 Break

11.30 – 12.00 How Do I Insert A Wide-bore Chest Drain?

12.00 – 12.30 How Do I Insert A Seldinger Chest Drain?

12.30 – 13.00 Lunch

13.00 – 15.00 Workshops & Practical Sessions (Hands-on on pig cadavers)

15.00 – 15.30 Coffee

15.30 – 16.00 Management & Complications Of Chest Drains

16.00 – 16.30 Pleurodesis & Management of Recurrences including role of Indwelling Pleural             Catheters (IPC)

16.30 Certificates, Feedback & Close


Course Organisers – Dr Rakesh Panchal, Dr Syed Ajmal and Dr Asfandyar Yousuf

Respiratory Medicine, Glenfield Hospital


Recommended for: FY2, IMT and Medical Registrars

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