Lumbar Puncture Training


Lumbar Puncture Training


Target Group - FY1, FY2, CT/ST1-2

Tutorial Length - 1 hour 15 mins

Frequency - Fortnightly, Tuesday Mornings

Time - 1000 - 1115

Venue - Education Centre, Room 1

Pre Course Reading - Yes


This session will focus on the practical aspects of performing a lumbar puncture. Pre-course reading can be seen below and will cover anatomy; indications and contraindications;  ten steps to performing a lumbar puncture; normal adult CSF values and interpretation of abnormal CSF results.


Bookings are made through the Tutorial Booking System (TuBS); which can be accessed through Quicklinks, or via the following link:



June Adamson (ext 21642)

Clinical Skills & Simulation Facilitator




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