The Cutting Edge: Proceduralist Obstetrics and Gynaecological Skills

Workshop

This is a hands-on skills training workshop utilising simulation models. The Cutting Edge: Proceduralist Obstetrics and Gynaecological Skills workshop is designed to assist GP Proceduralists and GP Obstetricians in attaining an improved level of confidence in gynaecological and obstetric procedures. Limited places are also available for KEMH Registrars in Gynaecological Surgery.

Suitable for: GP Proceduralists, GP Obstetricians. Limited places are available for King Edward Memorial Hospital Registrars in Gynaecological Surgery.

Dates

Available (doctor)
Friday, 19 August 2022

 

About

This is a hands-on skills training workshop utilising simulation models. The Cutting Edge: Proceduralist Obstetrics and Gynaecological Skills workshop is designed to assist GP Proceduralists and GP Obstetricians in attaining an improved level of confidence in gynaecological and obstetric procedures. Limited places are also available for KEMH Registrars in Gynaecological Surgery. This workshop will also feature debates, discussions and presentations on current gynaecological topics and devices.

Workshop participants will return to their practice with newly acquired knowledge and the confidence to perform procedures practised under supervision in a realistic setting. It does not provide certification of competence in any of the procedures outlined and practised.

Workshop Content

Presentation and Animal Tissue
Practical Sessions:

  • Electrodiathermy, surgical safety
  • Rectal repair
  • Enterotomy and cystotomy repair
  • Perineal repair - third and fourth degree tears
  • Bartholin cyst

Presentation and Practical Sessions: 

  • Pelvic Anatomy
  • Knot tying
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Endometrial biopsy
  • Post-partum haemorrhage
  • Practical issues for caesarean sections
  • Fetal pillow and B Lynch suture
  • Presentation: Forceps and Vacuum Deliveries

Training Grants:
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. For further information contact:

RACGP National Rural Faculty
1800 636 764  
rural.procedural.grants@racgp.org.au

 

Workshop Inclusions

  • On-line prereading
  • Simulation and animal tissue models
  • All meals and refreshments
  • Limited places to maximise practical learning time

 

2021 Fee

WA Participant: $970
Non-WA Participant: $1170 

 

COVID-19 Information for Workshop Participants

CTEC Terms & Conditions

Workshop content, date & convenors may be subject to change or cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances.

Accreditations or CPD Approvals

Approved by the RACGP as a CPD Accredited Activity (40 points) in the 2020-2022 Triennium. It is approved for a 1 Day Rural Procedural Training Grant in Obstetrics or Surgery.
Accredited by ACRRM for 2 Educational Activity and 7 Performance Review PDP Units and 6 MOPS points.

Testimonials

"As a GPO in a rural setting, it was very relevant to my practice. "
"Much more hands-on than any course (I have done) before, and really useful. "
"Great staff to participant ratio."
- 2021 Workshop Participants

Venue

CTEC
The University of Western Australia
Entrance No.2 Hackett Drive, Crawley
Perth, Western Australia

For more information contact

Lorna Christie
Senior Course Coordinator
T +61 8 6488 8505
E lorna.christie@uwa.edu.au
 

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