Intercostal catheter and chest drain management

Case discussion

Training resource kit

Duration

30 minutes.

Group size

Small group participation (4-6 participants).

Target audience

Medical, nursing, and allied health staff.

Description

This resource kit provides healthcare workers with the knowledge and skills on how to optimise the management of a patient with an ICC and chest drainage systems following a traumatic chest injury.

Learning objectives

  • Describe the principles of chest drainage systems including underwater and dry seal drains.
  • Understand strategies to troubleshoot and escalate care with chest drainage systems.

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Last updated

6 April 2021

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