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Central Venous Access Course

Course/Event Date: Thursday, February 29, 2024

Course/Event Duration: 1 Day

Course/Event Description

There are a handful of remaining places for 29th February on the CVAC (central venous access course), open to anyone from any specialty of any grade foundation trainee to consultants. The course is run by WOSAT (West of Scotland Anaesthetics Training). The half day course and covers live model US scanning anatomy, needling techniques with phantom models, simulated CVC insertion and CXR interpretation for line placement.


Feedback from previous years has been consistently excellent. 


Bookings via WOSAT.co.u


  • Succinct and concise introduction, clearly explained and good amount of students to allow for a better one to one teaching/learning experience
  • Great course, good length, plenty of hands on experience
  • Really well organised, fun and interesting course!
  • Thoroughly enjoyable course. All faculty members appeared down to earth and approachable
  • Good value for money especially for those with no experience
  • Teaching was very good from all the organisers, comprehensive and covered lots, everyone happy to answer questions
  • Very good course. Pre-course material very intuitive and relevant.
  • As FY1, quite junior to be feeling particularly competent/confident to do this procedure for awhile but was very useful in understanding sonography and relevant anatomy

Course/Event Venue: Postgraduate Education Centre, Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow

This course is targeted at the following specialty Groupings:

  • Anaesthesia - Intensive Care & Emergency Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Paediatrics
  • Foundation Programme Board
  • Other Courses

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