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Pediatrics / Neonatology Division / Simulation Program / Infant Lumbar Puncture Mastery Training

Infant Lumbar Puncture Mastery Training

DescriptionInfant Lumbar Puncture

Learners acquire the knowledge and demonstrate the steps of lumbar puncture on a task trainer.


University of Rochester Emergency Medicine, Obstetric, Medicine-Pediatric and Pediatric residents

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the indications, contraindications and precautions of performing an infant lumbar puncture
  • Identify the pertinent information when communicating the infant lumbar puncture procedure to a parent
  • Correctly perform the steps of an infant lumbar puncture, using the Mastery Checklist as a guide


Please contact the Course Directors for dates

Courses occur during June


Information provided with course registration

Course Directors