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CTEC – The Cutting Edge: Managing Skin and Soft Tissue Injuries

13/05/2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This workshop is run in partnership with the Clinical Training and Evaluation Centre (CTEC)

A hands-on skills training workshop utilising synthetic and animal tissue simulation models.  It aims to assist GPs whose practice includes more extensive management of acute and chronic injuries and is of particular relevance for rural GP Proceduralists. Some suturing experience is recommended for participants to benefit from the procedural sessions.

Workshop Content
Demonstration and Practical Sessions:

  • Skin biopsy and facial wounds
  • Abrasions, abscesses and foreign bodies (simple)
  • Simple lacerations and glue
  • Difficult lacerations
  • Wounds in difficult places
  • Treating open fractures, including plastering techniques / back slabs
  • Treatment options for clean lacerations
  • Bandaging techniques
  • Treatment options for ragged lacerations
  • Lipoma and cyst removal

Workshop Presentations:

  • Treatment options for abscesses
  • Wound care and minor trauma incorporating minor burns
  • Treatment options for abrasions
  • Managing hypertrophic and keloid scarring
  • Removing foreign bodies from eyes


Suitable for: GPs, GP Proceduralists, GP Registrars and GP Trainees

$970 WA General Practitioner
$1170 Non-WA General Practitioner

Approved by the RACGP as a CPD Accredited Activity (40 points) in the 2020-2022 Triennium.  ACRRM accredited for 4 Educational Activity and 5 Performance Review PDP units and 5 MOPS points.

This workshop is approved for a 1 Day Rural Procedural Grant in Emergency or Surgery. Please contact your relevant college to check your eligibility.

Length: Full Day 8.00am – 5.00pm


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