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3rd Preston Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Insertion Course


Course Fee – £300

This one day course provides introductory training on the topic of Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Insertion.

Teaching includes many practical hands-on small group sessions. Delegates are provided with plenty of opportunities to practice percutaneous insertion of the peritoneal dialysis catheter on purpose-built models in a stress-free environment.

Topics include:

  • Promoting Home Therapies and Peritoneal Dialysis
  • The PD Pathway
  • Patient Suitability, Indications and Contraindications
  • Preparation and Pre-op Care
  • Post-op Management and Complications
  • Applied Cases
  • Basic Surgical Skills including Gowning and Gloving
  • Local Anaesthesia
  • Exit Site Selection
  • Identification of Peritoneal Anatomy via Ultrasound Scan
  • PD Catheter Insertion Procedure

Full course programme

For further details, please contact:
Surgical Simulation, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01257 247681