Percutaneous Tracheostomy

Day 1 of a

Date: September 09, 2019
Delivered by: Dr Shaun McMahon
Contact: Louise Sore
Email: louise.sore@nuth.nhs.uk

The Newcastle Percutaneous Tracheostomy Course is designed to provide trainees with a basic skills set required to facilitate their entry into higher surgical training.  The course will employ a series of technical and non-technical human factors simulation to guide trainees through different aspects and expectations of their training. 

 

Description

 

This full day course will begin with mini-didactic lectures of fundamental knowledge and panel case based discussions. The course will be focused on hands-on training with our faculty in small groups. This course is designed to provide participants with an interactive hands-on experience in percutaneous tracheostomy and advanced airway devices using simulation models and cadavers.

 

Who should attend:

 

This activity is intended for the following specialites: ENT, Critical Care, Anesthetists, Emergency Medicine, Respiratory Physicians and Nurse Practitioners.

 

OBJECTIVES

  • After attending this activity, the participants will demonstrate the ability to:
  • Implement proper patient selection for tracheostomy.

     

  • Recognize a potential complex airway and list various techniques for advance airway management.

     

  • Perform percutaneous tracheostomy and  other airway techniques on a cadaver model.

     

COURSE DIRECTORS

Dr Shaun McMahon -

 Consultant Anesthetist,  Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals

Dr Suzanne O`Neill,

Consultant Anaethetist , Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals

 

Faculty include:

Dr Hugo Velasquez, Dr Andrew McQueen,

Dr Linda Waddilove t/c, Ms Laura Warner,

Dr James Lennard

 




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