Advanced Local Anaesthesia course
Date:Saturday, 29th June 2019
Time:9am - 5pm
Location:The Wiggin Training Centre at Sir Robert Peel Hospital, Mile Oak, Tamworth B78 3NG
Tutor:Martin Harvey, PGCert, BSc, MInstChP, MCPodS, CFPodM
You are encouraged to bring a patient of along to the afternoon practical for free treatments by delegates, these appointments need to be pre-booked with Head Office as soon as possible, phone Julie on 01704 546141 to pre-book.
This course is open to all HCPC registered chiropodists or podiatrists, physiotherapists, doctors, nurses, chiropractors with Local Anaesthesia certification
About the course
The local anaesthetic course is designed to provide practical experience in a full range of local and regional block techniques. Focusing on the Anatomy, pharmacology, safety and technical aspects of local anaesthesia, the course will equip the Podiatrist with the skills needed to practice using this valuable modality widening scope of practice.
Demonstration of Ultrasound guided blocks will be included for those podiatrists who wish to pursue this avenue.
The course will cover the pharmacology of local anaesthetics available to POM-A registered podiatrists, revise digital blocks and introduce the podiatrists to the practicalities of tibial, sural and full ankle blocks as well as the concepts of field and popliteal blocks.
The LA qualified podiatrist should be able to safely inject tibial, sural and ankle blocks and build on their experience in their own practice. The principles of field and popliteal blocks should be understood and form the basis for further training/mentoring as required.
Conditions course can treat
Regional anaesthesia/analgesia for procedures performed in minor surgery.
- Delegate places are limited (Max 12)
- This course is approved and certified by The Institute of Chiropodists and Podiatrists
- CPD certificates given on completion of training (8 credits)
Martin Harvey, PGCert, BSc, MInstChP, MCPodS, CFPodM
Tutor Martin Harvey is a podiatrist independent prescriber who qualified some ten years ago in the use of BTX-A for aesthetic purposes, and who went on to extend its use into applications in his podiatry clinics. His current professional roles include consultant privileges at two major midland hospitals, a primary care practice, a member of the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulation Agency register of external experts, membership of Department of Health committees on subjects that include controlled drugs, and Chair of the National Executive Council of the Institute of Chiropodists and Podiatrists.
Martin introduced the first such courses for podiatrists nearly ten years ago.
This course is held at The Wiggin training centre at Sir Robert Peel Hospital, Mile Oak, Tamworth B78 3NG.
photo courtesy of Martin Harvey
There is on-site parking available (car park charges apply) and the Hospital is very conveniently located some 3 minutes journey from Junction 10 of the M42 motorway via the A5 bypass, making it an easily accessible location from the M6, M5, A5 as well as Tamworth mainline railway station and Birmingham international airport.
Packed lunches can be pre-arranged at extra charge onsite (vegetarian options if required).
You are welcome to bring a patient of along to the afternoon practical for free treatments by delegates, these appointments need to be pre-booked with Head Office as soon as possible, phone Julie on 01704 546141 to pre-book.