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Thoracic Anaesthesia Skills

Dates: 20 to 21 July 2017
Venue: UCT Clinical Skills Laboratory, Groote Schuur Hospital
​Time: 08h00 to 17h00

A two day combination of lectures, actual/virtual (telemedical) theatre visits for throacic cases, and hands-on skills training.  

The workshop covers theory, physics and physiology of lung isolation and one lung ventilation, patient assessment, concepts in thoracic anaesthesia, and practical skills such as placement of double-lumen endotracheal tubes, bronchial blockers, rigid and flexible endoscopy.  There is also a simulation component in our Sim Theatre.

For any course related queries please contact: ross.hofmeyr@uct.ac.za