Product No. 60230

Chest Drain & Needle Decompression Trainer

$7,800.00 AUD Price does not include taxes or delivery
Skin Tone:

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


  • Carry case

    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