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Cook Medical is about more than just products. Through workshops and in-servicing sessions, Cook's knowledgeable staff will teach you everything you need to know to use our products and help your patients. Cook Medical's Vista Education and Training programs seek to improve patient care by encouraging physician and industry collaboration through the sharing of best practices, advanced techniques, and useful, innovative technologies.

Innovations in Bedside Procedures

This full day comprehensive bioskills course includes a combination of expert lecture, hands-on training, simulation instructions and porcine tissue skills training to master common beside procedures in critically ill patients.  Course attendees will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion.

  • Percutaneous Dilatation Tracheostomy
  • Wire-Guided Chest Tube Insertion

Course Objectives

  • Identify appropriate patient candidates for percutaneous tracheostomy and chest tube placement.
  • Demonstrate proper procedural preparation.
  • Demonstrate adequate bronchoscopy skills and upper airway management during percutaneous procedures.
  • Use appropriate technique for percutaneous tracheostomy and chest tube placement.
  • Manage complications of percutaneous tracheostomy and chest tube placement.
  • Review privileging, credentialing, and billing for percutaneous tracheostomy.

Who Should Attend?

  • Critical Care Intensivists
  • Critical Care Surgeons
  • General and Trauma Surgeons
  • Thoracic and Cardiothoracic Surgeons
  • Otolaryngology and Head/Neck Surgeons
  • Attendings, Fellows, Residents, PA’s, NP’s

When and where?

There are currently no training dates available for this course. 



Direct any questions or concerns
about this event to:
Matt Repasy

Global Manager, Training
and Clinical Support
Cook Medical
750 Daniel’s Way

Bloomington, IN 47402

Office: 812.339.2235

Cell: 708.650.0662

E-mail: matt.repasy@cookmedical.com

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