The UCH Education Centre

Clinical Skills

Course Title

Bone Marrow Aspirate & Trephine Study Day


The BMA&T study day is intended to provide essential knowledge and practical skills to enhance participants’ confidence in pursuing individual competency. This study day will comprise theoretical and practical sessions and would be suitable for nursing and medical staff interested in performing the procedure. The following topics would be covered: 

  • Pre and post procedure care and preparation including patient education
  • Indications, contraindications and complications
  • Technique for performing procedure and sample preparation
  • Legal and professional issues – accountability, consent
  • Bone marrow sample requirements
  • Relevant anatomy and physiology
  • Blood and bone marrow morphology and histopathology
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological support

Course Dates Fee(s)

28/02/2020 to 28/02/2020

Course fee - £20.00

Course Director Course Convenor

Rita Flatley - Lead Haematology Nurse Practitioner at UCLH



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