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78278 - Cutting Edge: Peripheral Nerve Block Course

  • : Online


This hands-on practical course is suitable for medical practitioners who wish to improve their knowledge and understanding of peripheral nerve blocks. Participants will after observing expert instructors demonstrating block techniques and placement perform a range of nerve blocks to improve their skills on pro-sections and models. participants will be provided expert feedback in small groups on their nerve block techniques including that of ultrasound guided blocks. Course participants will return to their practice with newly acquired knowledge and skills to perform the peripheral nerve block techniques correctly and safely

Relevance to General Practice

Peripheral nerve block skills training for GPs has proven to be a sought after educational activity throughout Australia measured by the large volume of course enquiries received by CTEC to register on this course. This course aims to cover the breath and depth of theoretical and practical knowledge in relation to peripheral nerve block techniques and safety taking into account previous participant course feedback and assessment. This enables the provision of a greater level of service to patients and the community.

Learning outcomes
  • Demonstrate Increase theoretical and practical knowledge in relation to peripheral nerve blocks, techniques, anatomy and safety.
  • Identify surgical anatomy of the Facio-maxillary and Jaw blocks, Forearm / Wrist, toe, Knee / Ankle & Intercostal Block / Paravertebral.
  • Demonstrate an increase in skills required to perform a peripheral nerve block correctly and safely
  • Demonstrate an awareness of risks in performing peripheral nerve blocks and how to minimize them
  • Demonstrate transfer of knowledge & skills to their workplace, as illustrated by their reinforcing activity.
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    78278 - Cutting Edge: Peripheral Nerve Block Course
    6.5 hours
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