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CTEC – The Cutting Edge: Emergency Procedures

26/05/2022 @ 8:00 am - 27/05/2022 @ 5:00 pm

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


The two day Cutting Edge: Emergency Procedures cadaveric workshop for General Practitioners and Nurse Practitioners focuses on medical emergencies and improvising with ‘everyday’ equipment that can be substituted for medical equipment, especially in rural and remote areas. This enables the provision of a greater level of service to patients and the community living in these areas.

Workshop Content

Presentations and Cadaveric Practical Sessions:

  • Lacerated eye lid
  • Inhaled foreign body/removal of foreign body
  • Surgical airway
  • Nasal packing
  • Drainage of quinsy
  • Cricothyroidotomy
  • Tracheostomy
  • Haemostasis and burns skills
  • Venous cutdown, intraosseous needle, compartment syndrome/fasciotomy
  • Suprapubic catheter insertion
  • Pelvic binding and external fixator
  • Intercostal catheter, thoracotomy
  • Burr hole
  • Local anaesthetic infiltration (dental)
  • Vascular shunt

Presentations, Animal Tissue and Simulation Practical Sessions:

  • Perineal repair
  • B-Lynch suture
  • Lumbar puncture


  • Dental reimplantation and stabilisation
  • Stabilisation of jaw, dental emergencies

Suitable for:   General Practitioners and GP Registrars.  Nurse Practitioners are welcome in the role of assisting the GP’s.  Limited places are available for Observers.

WA GP, GP Registrar: $2990.00
Non-WA GP, GP Registrar: $3610.00
WA Nurse Practitioner: $1540.00
Non-WA Nurse Practitioner: $1870.00
Observer: $175.00

Approved by the RACGP as a CPD Accredited Activity (40 points) in the 2020-2022 triennium.  Accredited by ACRRM for 12 Performance Review and 2 Performance Review PDP Units and 14 MOPS points.

Approved for a 2 Day Rural Procedural Grant in Emergency. Please contact your relevant college to check your eligibility.

Length: Two Days


26/05/2022 @ 8:00 am
27/05/2022 @ 5:00 pm
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John Linehan
08 6488 8049