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Procedural Simulation Day

When is it? (Dates Below:)

Dates to be confirmed for 2022

Where is it?        

Simulation Suite, Education Centre, Royal Surrey County Hospital.


Who’s it for?       

Internal Medicine (IMT), Acute Common Care Stem (ACCS) and

Core Anaesthetic Trainees.


What is it?   


Procedural workshop to facilitate clinical skills sign off with senior supervision. 


An interactive practical procedures workshop with hands-on experience of the core procedures required during training.

Core procedures include:


  • Lumbar puncture

  • Knee joint aspiration

  • Pleural aspiration/drain

  • Paracentesis

  • Central Venous Cannulation

Our experienced Simulation faculty will take you through the practical aspects, the important elements of safety and nuisances to each procedure so that you can have the confidence to take this into your everyday practice.



All procedures on patients should be done under direct and appropriate supervision until you have been signed off independently competent in that procedure.

These procedures are mapped to the current curriculum:

ACCS Mapping (pg.20): Click Here

IMT Mapping (pg.29): Click Here

Course directors

  • Dr Beth Harrod

  • Dr Ibrahim Bhatti

For queries and bookings please email:  or

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Paracentesis Trainer example video:

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