4-6 participants (or team composition applicable to local area).
Emergency department medical and nursing staff.
This resource kit provides healthcare workers with the skills and knowledge to effectively assess and manage a patient suffering blunt chest trauma injuries. The scenario encompasses the decision making and procedural skill for insertion of an intercostal catheter to manage a traumatic haemo-pneumothorax.
- Demonstrate the assessment of a trauma patient with blunt chest injury.
- Recognise and effectively manage a patient with immediately life-threatening blunt chest trauma.
6 April 2021