Drainage Systems



To facilitate participants in developing the knowledge required to safely and effectively care for patients with  Pleurx Catheters, Breast Drainage Systems and Nephrostomy tubes.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this session participants will be able to:

  • Review the anatomy and function of the kidney, breast tissue and respiratory system
  • Discuss the indications for insertion of Pleurx catheter, breast drain and nephrostomy tube.
  • Discuss the care and management of patients with Pleurx catheter, breast drain and nephrostomy tube
  • Discuss how to resolve problems associated with Pleurx catheter, breast drain and nephrostomy tube.


Registered nurses who are involved with the care of patients with Pleurx catheters, breast drains and nephrostomy tubes.


Suitable for community nurses.


Lecture and Discussion



Please note you will be informed in advance if there is a direct cost to you or your organisation for your attendance at this programme.

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Label Dates & Times Venue Facilitator Administrator
Wednesday, 14 November, 2018
(9.15 - 13.00)
CEC - Antrim Anne Timoney
Heather Brennan
Wednesday 9 January 2019
(9.15 - 12.30)
CEC - Antrim Nuala McCarron
Glynnis Johnston