Lumbar Puncture Course


  New dates tbc
08:30 - 12:00

Clinical Skills Department
3rd floor – Opposite Ward 31
University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust
Clifford Bridge Road


This ½ day course will teach you both theoretical and practical aspects of lumber puncture and will provide you with both the knowledge and the skills to perform this procedure safely and competently. Our hands on course will be supervised by experienced faculty members and will include the use of ultrasound.

Format and Learning Outcomes

The programme includes

Surgical anatomy and ultrasonography
Indications and device selection

Procedural techniques
Complications and post procedure care
Demonstration of procedure
Opportunity to practice in a simulated environment supervised by experienced faculty

Who it’s for
Trainees in all specialities (12 spaces available)

Internal candidates £75 (internal trainees will be able to recover this fee through the restoration fund)
External candidates £125 

GMC / NMC numbers must be provided

Any queries please contact Debra Hewitt