Management of Pneumothorax and Pleural Effusions: For Medical Students and FY1 Doctors

10th November 2021

1800-1900 hours (UK time)

Online via Zoom


This two-part series aims to discuss a number of common respiratory emergencies and their management. It will examine their presentation and pathophysiology, as well as provide a discussion on how to treat them in an emergency clinical setting.

The first talk will discuss pneumothorax and pleural effusions, as well as their drainage. An understanding of how these conditions may present and how they should be managed initially is important for any junior doctor, along with an insight into when to escalate the matter to a senior. This talk, therefore, aims to build the confidence of Senior Medical Students and Foundation Year 1 Doctors in this topic. provide a discussion on how to treat them in an emergency clinical setting.

For details of the second talk in this two-part series, please CLICK HERE.

Suitable for:

  • Medical Students (clinical years)
  • Foundation Year 1 Doctors


Dr Kate Brackenborough
Specialist Registrar in Respiratory Medicine
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Kate Brackenborough is a Specialist Registrar in Respiratory Medicine. Her interests lie in health management and leadership, and she has completed a Darzi Fellowship that focused on improving recognition of the deteriorating patient.

Before she became a doctor,Dr Brackenborough worked as a biomedical scientist in microbiology and developed a keen interest in teaching, which she has enhanced over the last decade.

Quick Information
Places are currently available.
Date 10th November 2021
Time 1800 - 1900 hours GMT
Online via Zoom
Course Fee Free
This teaching event is part of the Structured International Medical Education Curriculum, supported by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Cardiff and The Doctors Academy Group.
Closing Date Places will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis and therefore we are unable to provide a precise closing date.
No of Places 60