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CTEC – The Cutting Edge: Advanced Hand Surgery for GPs

16/09/2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:15 pm

This workshop is run in partnership with the Clinical Training and Evaluation Centre (CTEC)                             RHW-+-CTEC-logos-248x133px


The Cutting Edge: Advanced Hand Surgery for GPs workshop is a unique, highly practical cadaveric dissection skills training workshop. It is designed to provide GPs with a higher than average level of skill in surgery with the opportunity to refine and consolidate their surgical techniques. It is of particular relevance to rural GP Proceduralists in the management of difficult and emergency hand injuries. This workshop aims to equip GPs with a reliable foundation in advanced procedural skills. It is an excellent advanced level course with a high faculty to participant ratio. It does not provide certification of competence in any of the procedures outlined and practised. Limited Observer positions are available.

Procedures are first covered by a brief didactic presentation followed by a hands-on cadaveric session with only 2 participants per station. Each participant  has access to a dedicated cadaveric arm and hand.

Presentation & Practical Cadaveric Sessions:

  • Carpal tunnel release and injection
  • Amputated finger/ part finger repair/ terminalisation/ management
  • Nailbed repair and biopsy
  • Difficult excisions on hand/finger
  • Trigger finger release
  • Tendon repair

Suitable for: GPs with a higher than average level of skill in surgery, with access to appropriate levels of equipment and operating facilities. Of particular relevance to rural emergency GPs and GP Surgeons. Limited Observer positions are available.

$1265 WA Participants
$1750 Non – WA Participants
$175 Observers

Length: Full Day 8.00am – 5.15pm


8:00 am - 5:15 pm
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John Linehan
08 6488 8049