7th Advanced Thoracic Nursing Course

2 July (Monday) – 20 July (Friday)

Week 2

9 July 2018 (Monday)

TimeTopic
0830 – 0930 hr Acute pulmonary embolism
0930 – 1015 hrLung resection including chest wall resection
1015 -1030 hrTea Break
1030 – 1130 hrSecondary pneumothoraces and lung volume reduction surgery
1130 -1230 hrCurrent management of Small Cell and Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
1230 – 1330 hrLunch Break
1330 – 1430 hrChest Wall Reconstruction in Trauma and Tumour Reconstruction
1430 – 1530 hrImplants for Chest Wall Reconstruction
1530 – 1545 hrTea Break
1545 – 1645 hrCurrent management of mystenia and tlhymomas
1645 – 1730 hrManagement of Pulmonary Nodules
1700 hrEnd of Day

10 July 2018 (Tuesday)

TimeTopic
0830 – 0930 hrInfection in Cardiothoracic Surgery – Aerobic, Anaerobic, Fungus and Noscocomial Acquired Infection
0930 – 1030 hrBenign Esophageal diseases, and their management
1030 -1045 hrTea Break
1045 – 1200 hrMalignant Esophageal diseases, and their management
1200 – 1300 hrLunch Break
1300 -1400 hrRadical, palliative and adjuvant radiotherapy
1400 – 1515 hrManagement of metastatic lung disease and palliative care
1515 – 1530 hrTea Break
1530 – 1605 hrManagement of patient at the end of life
1630 – 1730 hrNutrition in cardiothoracic surgery
1730 hrEnd of Day

11 July 2018 (Wednesday)

TimeTopic
0830 – 0930 hrLung ventilation in Thoracic Surgery and Home Ventilation
0930 -0945 hrTea Break
0945 – 1100 hrNon invasive ventilation – CP AP , BiP AP
1100 – 1200 hrPhamacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of cytoxic drugs
1200 – 1300 hrLunch Break
1300 -1345 hrWriting for publication
1345 – 1430 hrRole of nurse in Oncology and safe handling of cytoxic drugs
1430 – 1530 hrPulmonary & Cardiac Rehabilitation
1530- 1545 hrTea Break
1545 – 1700 hrPulmonary & Cardiac Rehabilitation
1700 – 1730 hrSmoking Cessation
1730 hrEnd of Day

12 July 2018 (Thursday)

TimeTopic
0830 -1000 hrCardiac Anatomy and Physioloy
1000 -1015 hrTea Break
1015 – 1130 hrThoracic Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (TEVAR) and Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR)
1130 – 1200 hrRole of nurse in thoracic endovascular stenting
1200 -1300 hrLunch Break
1300 – 1400 hrThoracic outlet syndrome (TOS)
1400 – 1500 hrStrategy for tuberculosis control in Singapore
1500 – 1515 hrTea Break
1515 – 1615 hrPost management after endovascular stenting for peripheral and venous diseases
1615 – 1645 hrManagement of geriatric patient undergoing vascular surgery
1645 – 1730 hrHemostats and Sealants in Cardiothoracic surgery
1730 hrEnd of Day

13 July 2018 (Friday)

TimeTopic
0830 – 0945 hrECMO and By pass machine
0945 -1000 hrTea Break
1000 – 1200 hrSutures, Tissure management and Surgical Staplers
1200 -1300 hrLunch Break
1300 -1500 hrSimulation on Clinical Assessment
1500 – 1530 hrTea Break
1530 – 1730 hrWorkshop on:
Endovascular Therapy
Venous Thromboembolism
Electrosurgery
Intraoperative haemostasis using clips, staplers
1730 hrEnd of Day