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ADVANCED CERTIFICATE OF CLINICAL PROCEDURES

  • : Sydney NSW 2000

COURSE OVERVIEW

The Advanced Certificate of Clinical Procedures will allow you to consolidate your procedural knowledge and teach you the most advanced clinic-based procedures. The certificate course consists of three Advanced Workshops covering highly sought-after services in primary care: Joint Puncture and Soft Tissue InjectionsNon-Scalpel Vasectomy and Intrauterine Systems.

Each Advanced Workshop can be completed individually or as part of the Advanced Certificate of Clinical Procedures course. 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND COURSE REQUISITES

This course is for general practitioners only. The pre-requisite for this Advanced Certificate course is the successful completion of the Professional Certificate of Clinical Procedures and previous practical experience in clinical procedures. Doctors who wish to receive a HealthCert Advanced Certificate of Clinical Procedures must complete all three Advanced Workshops: Joint Puncture and Soft Tissue InjectionsNon-Scalpel Vasectomy and Intrauterine Systems.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Professionally accredited qualifications and prior studies may be recognised for entry into this course. Please send an email to credit(at)healthcert.com for an individual assessment of your prior qualifications and experience. This email should contain information about your education history and work experience that specifically pertain to the content and procedures covered in the Professional Certificate of Clinical Procedures. Please include any applicable certificates and course outlines from previous education. The relevant Course Chair will make a determination on your application within three working days.

COURSE CONTENTS

This course is designed for medical practitioners who wish to build on the knowledge gained from the Professional Certificate of Clinical Procedures course. There will be a greater focus on more advanced cases in Clinical Procedures with the use of simulated models. 

The theory and practical sessions cover:

  • Basic anatomical principles and their application
  • Systemic, regional and clinical anatomy of joints and relevant soft tissues, the inguinal region, and the female genital tract
  • Anatomical layers and dangers involved in specific procedures and management of complications (joint and soft tissue puncture, vasectomy, intrauterine system fitting)
  • Specific conditions that require joint puncture and soft tissue injections
  • Fitting and removing an IUS
  • Non-scalpel vasectomy procedures
  • Counselling and consultation prior to IUS, non-scalpel vasectomy and joint puncture procedures
  • Complications that may occur with IUS, non-scalpel vasectomy and joint puncture procedures 

Course participants will:

  • Observe experts performing clinical procedures techniques on a large screen with close-up camera
  • Perform procedural techniques in a simulated environment and receive feedback
  • Receive a comprehensive course folder and research/readings in the field
  • Receive ongoing post-course support through webinars and case review
  • Have the opportunity to participate in optional clinical attachments available at dedicated clinics (excludes Non-Scalpel Vasectomy workshop)

COURE OUTLINE Friday evening: Joint Puncture and Soft Tissue Injections

This workshop can be completed individually or as stage 1 of the Advanced Certificate of Clinical Procedures.

6:00pm - 6:30pm Registration  
6:30pm - 7:30pm Theory Principles
  • Assessment
  • Preparation
  • Equipment
  • Pro cedure

Efficacy and Costing

7:30pm - 7:45pm Break  
7:45pm - 9:45pm Practical

Procedures

  • Upper limb
  • Lower limb

Saturday: Non-Scalpel Vasectomy

This workshop can be completed individually or stage 2 of the Advanced Certificate of Clinical Procedures.
 

Time Session Topic
8:30am – 9:00am Registration  
9:00am – 10:30am Session 1

Introduction to non-scalpel vasectomy and anatomy

Practical

10:30am – 11:00am Morning tea  
11:00am – 12:30pm Session 2

Non-scalpel vasectomy (part 1)

Practical

12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch  
1:30pm - 3:00pm Session 3 Non-scalpel vasectomy (part 2)
3:00ppm - 3:30pm Afternoon tea  
3:30pm – 5:00pm Session 4

Post-op complications and follow-up care

Practical

Sunday: Intrauterine Systems

This workshop can be completed individually or as stage 3 of the Advanced Certificate of Clinical Procedures. 
 

Time Session Topic
8:00am - 8:30am Registration  
8:30am – 10:00am Session 1

IUS theory

10:00am – 10:30am Morning Tea  
10:30am – 12:00pm Session 2 Copper IUD and IUS practical (part 1)
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch  
1:00pm – 2:30pm Session 3 IUS practical (part 2) and case studies
2:30pm - 3:00pm Afternoon Tea  
3:00pm – 4:30pm Session 4 Case studies (continued from session 3)

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

This course is presented by a team of experienced surgeons and noted clinicians, including:

Dr Gerard Ahern

Dr Gerard Ahern

MBBS   

Dr Raj Selvarajan

Dr Raj Selvarajan

MBBS, MRCS(Ed), MRCGP, FRACGP

Course Director and Scalpel Free Vasectomist

Dr Nelum Dharmapriya

Dr Nelum Dharmapriya

MBChB(UK), MRCP, FRACGP

General Practitioner at Narangba Doctors, Queensland

Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UK (DRCOG) 2000

Diploma of Family planning and Sexual Health Medicine, UK (DFFP) 2003

Obtained Letter of Competence in Intrauterine Techniques by FFPRHC, 2003

Title
ADVANCED CERTIFICATE OF CLINICAL PROCEDURES
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Interest Areas
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Start Date
22-Sep-2018
End Date
23-Sep-2018
Location
Sydney NSW 2000
Venue
International Convention Centre, Sydney
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