Preston Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Insertion Course

3rd Preston Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Insertion Course

Course Date - Friday 5th June 2020 - COURSE CANCELLED

Course Venue - Health Academy, Royal Preston Hospital, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 9HT

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 -  PD Course Programme 2020.pdf [pdf] 371KB

For further details, please contact:
Surgical Simulation, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01257 247681
Email: surgicalsim@lthtr.nhs.uk