Are you interested to acquire technical skills in the preoperative assessment, anaesthesia, monitoring, and postoperative care of patients undergoing open thoracotomy and video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)?

Do you have a scholarship, educational grant, or can you afford the expenses of your travel, transportations, and accommodations?

If yes, EACTA offers an opportunity for the members of EACTA for two weeks’ Thoracic Anaesthesia Exchange Training period as an observer at one of the approved host centres which have a high volume of thoracic surgery cases.

Do you want to apply? Please, fill this form and send it back. Click here to download the form in PDF format or Word.

For interested centres to host the programme:

Do you have a high volume of thoracic cases per week to host the programme? If yes, please complete the application form here.

Currently, EACTA’s Thoracic Anaesthesia Exchange Training Programme is currently offered at the following host centres:

Host centre Training period Available posts per annum Programme director Contact
Consorcio Hospital General Universitario de Valencia (Spain) 2
20 Manuel Granell Gil

+34 609 232031


Hospital Clínic de Barcelona (Spain) 2
20 Ricard Navarro Ripoll
María José Jiménez

+34 932 275558


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