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. This workshop may be of particular interest to rural and remote medical practitioners holding a Diploma of the RANZCOG (DRANZCOG). Limited places are also available for KEMH Registrars in Gynaecological Surgery.

Suitable for: GP Proceduralists, GP Obstetricians, particularly medical practitioners with a DRANZCOG qualification. Limited places are available for King Edward Memorial Hospital Registrars in Gynaecological Surgery.

Dates

Available (doctor)
Friday, 30 August 2024

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

 

2024 Fee

WA Participant: $990
Non-WA Participant: $1230 

 

COVID-19 Information for Workshop Participants

CTEC Terms & Conditions

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

Convenors

Accreditations or CPD Approvals

This workshop is an approved activity in the RACGP CPD Program for the 2023-2025 Triennium. It is approved for 2.5 hours in Educational Activities and 6 hours in Reviewing Performance. This workshop is eligible for a 1 day Rural Procedural Grant in Obstetrics and Surgery.
Approved in the ACRRM CPD Program for the 2023-2025 Triennium for 7 Core PDP hours in the Learning Areas of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Surgery and Procedural Skills.

Testimonials

"Practicing rural obstetrics is always a challenge, this course gives confidence in practicing rural obstetrics. "
"(The practical stations were) great, particularly the bladder and ectopic/Bartholin's."
"These topics are very relevant to our practice. "
"I loved the number of hands-on stations."
- 2023 Workshop Participants

Venue

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

For more information contact

Elisha Thompson
Course Coordinator
T +61 8 6488 8695
elisha.thompson@uwa.edu.au

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