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77819 - Cutting Edge Advanced Skin Procedures

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The Cutting Edge: Advanced Skin Procedures is a highly practical cadaveric full day workshop, aimed at procedural GPs with a higher level of skills in surgery and dermatology using a combination of cadaveric and animal tissue. This workshop gives rural and remote participants a unique opportunity to up-skill on a range of surgical techniques covering the following; Excision of skin lesions with a focus on safe margins for malignancy, planning excisions on face , neck, ears, eyelid and nose including wedge excisions and options for closure. A range of surgical excision techniques and repairs along with skin graft options. Course participants will return to their practice with newly acquired knowledge and confidence to perform procedures gained from having practiced under supervision in a realistic setting.

Relevance to General Practice

Procedural skills training for GPs has proven to be a sought after educational activity throughout Australia. There has been an increase in course enquiries pertaining to this course over recent years in particular from rural and remote GPs keen to attend this cadaveric dissection workshop to enhance their surgical techniques. There is a large waiting list for the small number of places available with the assessment showing an ongoing need for training in this area.

Learning outcomes
  • Demonstrate excision and closure of rotation advancement and V-Y advancement flaps
  • Demonstrate skin grafts, split skin and full thickness skin grafts
  • Demonstrate excision and closure of transposition flaps and wedge excision of the lip
  • Demonstrate sufficient understanding in the role of post operative management of skin flaps & grafts
  • At the end of this activity, participants will appreciate that regular up skilling Improves surgical safety and efficiency in surgical skin procedures.
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    77819 - Cutting Edge Advanced Skin Procedures
    7 hours
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