Chest Drain Management

2 modules


Course Length
60 mins

Medela Global Education



Welcome to the Chest Drain Management module, which examines what is a chest drain, where and why this is used along with different chest drainage systems. This course provides an excellent introduction to understanding and managing chest drainage.

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This course is CPD (Continuing Professional Development) certified. This course is also endorsed by EfCCNa (European federation of Critical Care Nursing associations.


  • Anatomy of the chest cavity
  • Function of chest drainage
  • Different chest drainage systems
  • Monitoring and management of chest drainage
  • Information about Thopaz+
  • Differences between underwater seal drains and Thopaz+
  • Summary of benefits and features of Thopaz+


By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Certificate CPD Chest Drain Management

Learning Credits

Chest Drain management
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Added about 11 hours ago, by Anonymous
Well put Together
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Thank you
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This is very informative, especially for those who are new to the chest drain machine, or those who doesn't have exposure to chest drain
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Good e-learning course!

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