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CTEC – The Cutting Edge: Proceduralist Obstetrics and Gynae Skills

19/08/2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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

The Cutting Edge: Proceduralist Obstetrics and Gynaecological Skills is a hands-on skills training workshop utilising simulation models. This 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.

It 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
  • Forceps and Vacuum Deliveries

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

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

Approved by the RACGP as a CPD Accredited Activity (40 points) in the 2020-2022 Triennium.  Accredited by ACRRM for 2 Educational Activity and 7 Performance Review PDP Units and 6 MOPS points.

Approved for a 1 Day Rural Procedural Training Grant in Obstetrics or Surgery. Please contact your relevant college to check your eligibility.

Length: Full Day