The highly popular Cutting Edge: Advanced Skin Procedures is a unique hands-on cadaveric skills training workshop featuring expert faculty in General Practice and Plastic Surgery.
GP Participant places FULL. Observer places available. One assistant Theatre Nurse place available.
This workshop is aimed at GPs with a higher than average level of skill in surgery who have access to appropriate levels of equipment and operating facilities. It is of particular relevance for rural GP proceduralists. It does not provide certification of competence in any of the procedures outlined and practised.
Demonstration and Practical Sessions:
- Excision of skin lesions with focus on safe margins for malignancy
- Planning excisions on face and neck, ears, eyelids, lips, inner canthus and nose - including wedge excisions, nostril margins and options for closure
Surgical excision and closure:
- Rotation advancement flap
- V-Y advancement flap
- Transposition flap
- Wedge excision of the lip
Surgical repair and closure:
- Eyelid lacerations
- Ear lacerations
- Split skin graft
- Full thickness skin graft
Management of lesions on the:
- Tip of the nose
- Nostril margin
The workshop also features presentations on lesion assessment, surgical planning and post operative management of skin flaps and grafts.
The Australian Government is offering training grants of $2000 per day to rural and remote procedural and emergency medicine GPs to maintain their respective skills. Reaccreditation in the Training Grant Program will be sought for the 2020-2022 Triennium. For further information about the grants contact:
RACGP National Rural Faculty
1800 636 764
- Online pre-reading
- Fresh frozen human cadaveric dissection
- Didactic sessions
WA Participant: $1840
Non-WA Based Participant: $2280
Observer: $175 - limited places
Theatre Nurse: Free of charge - limited places
Workshop content, date and convenors may be subject to change or cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances.
Accreditations or CPD Approvals
The University of Western Australia
Hackett Drive, Crawley
Perth, Western Australia