Crash Course in Tropical Medicine

Posted by Peter Marlow in General on 07 February 2019

CLINICAL PRACTICE COURSE FOR WORKING IN LOW AND MIDDLE INCOME COUNTRIES (LMIC) (2 days)

Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th March 2019 

Sandford Education Centre, Cheltenham General Hospital,
Keynsham Road, Cheltenham, Glos GL53 7PX

This intensive course is for doctors, nurses, midwives and medical professionals who are
considering work overseas in a LMIC

We aim to cover the following topics (subject to speaker availability):

  • Personal Preparation
  • Trauma/immediate care/Fracture management
  • Hands-on workshops: Airway; cut-down/central venous/intra-osseous access; chest drain; plastering
  • Reproductive health and illness
  • Obstetrics and emergencies, Caesarean section, Ventouse delivery, The Kiwi cup
  • Basic dentistry

Included: Lunch on both days and a meal at a local restaurant
on Tuesday 19th March at 19:30 hrs

Delegate fee: £300

For further information or to reserve a place please contact:

Mrs Alex Townsend, Secretary to Mr Mark Whyman, Consultant Vascular Surgeon,
Cheltenham General Hospital, Sandford Road, Cheltenham, Glos GL53 7AN
Tel: 0300 422 4391 or email alex.townsend@nhs.net

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