Crash Course in Tropical Medicine (2020)

Posted by James Dowling in General on 11 August 2019

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

Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th March 2020

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 suturing and knot tying; chest drain insertion; plastering
  • Reproductive health and illness
  • Obstetrics and emergencies: normal birth, Caesarean section, forceps and Ventouse delivery, breach and abnormal lies, PPH and maternal collapse, eclampsia
  • Basic dentistry
  • Paediatric and newborn resuscitation
  • Basic anaesthesia, blocks and sedation

Included: Lunch on both days and a meal at a local restaurant on Wednesday 25th March at 19:30 hrs

Delegate fee: £325   (£50 deposit required, balance payable eight weeks prior to course)

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

Download the registration form for the crash course lmic 2020 here

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