Preston Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Insertion Course

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Course overview
  • Course Date To be confirmed
  • Course Venue Health Academy, Royal Preston Hospital, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 9HT
  • Course Fee To be confirmed

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

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

Enhanced PPE will be available as per PHE guidance and appropriate social distancing will be adhered to throughout the course.