Product No. 60230

Chest Drain & Needle Decompression Trainer

$6,860.00 AUD Price does not include taxes or delivery

As used on ATLS courses. 

This trainer has been designed to meet the specific requirements of healthcare professionals training in surgical or guidewire-assisted thoracostomy and thoracentesis.

This product allows for a variety of chest drain insertion techniques to be performed including ultrasound-guided techniques.



  • Reservoirs can be filled with fluid or mock blood to represent pleural effusion
  • Bilateral chest drain and needle decompression pads


  • Can give the impression of breathing under ultrasound when using the advanced pad
  • Needle decompression air reservoirs provide realistic release of air on insertion of needle


  • Suitable for supine, sitting or leaning forwards positions
  • Works with thoracic seals when using the standard pad
  • Affordable replaceable pads


  • Latex free


  • Representation of adult male thorax with arms raised
  • Bony and soft tissue landmarks: manubriosternal joint, clavicles, ribs, pectoralis major and latissimus dorsi
  • Internal ultrasound anatomy: diaphragmatic structures and collapsed lung

Skills Gained

  • Needle decompression of a tension pneumothorax (at both the 2nd and 5th intercostal space)
  • Open, or cut-down chest drain insertion: recognition of correct position, surgical incision, blunt dissection through chest wall, perforation of pleura and finger sweep
  • Suture of tube to chest wall
  • Ultrasound-guided chest drain insertion (Seldinger-type), including insertion of needle under direct vision and ultrasonic recognition of chest structures
  • Management of pleural effusion 
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  • Torso


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    Carry case

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Postgraduate Junior Doctors

RACS Essential Surgical Skills (page 17, Jan 2015): Chest Trauma perform insertion of Chest Tubes and Chest Drains