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ADVANCED CERTIFICATE OF CLINICAL PROCEDURES

  • : Melbourne VIC 3000
COURSE OVERVIEW

The Advanced Certificate of Clinical Procedures will allow you to consolidate your procedural skills and teach you the most advanced clinic-based procedures, including contraception and injections as well as treatment options for a variety of commonly encountered surgical problems in primary care. The two-day certificate course is delivered face-to-face in a small group setting with experienced clinicians and consist of highly practical sessions with supporting theory.

Doctors who wish to attend the Advanced Certificate of Clinical Procedures must participate in the Advanced Workshop in Joint Puncture and Soft Tissues Injections. The workshop can be completed individually or as module 1 of the advanced certificate course. Bundle pricing available.

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 Advanced Workshop in Joint Puncture and Soft Tissue Injections (or a qualification deemed equivalent). HealthCert also highly recommends successful completion of at least 25 clinical procedures/minor surgery cases prior to enrolment.

Professional qualifications and prior studies may be recognised for entry into this course if the learning outcomes match exactly. Please ask a HealthCert Education Advisor for an individual assessment of your prior qualifications and experience.

 

COURSE CONTENTS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

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

The theory and practical sessions cover:

  • Anatomy of joints, the inguinal region, the female genital tract, and the skin
  • Joint puncture and joint tissue injections
  • Fitting and removing an IUD
  • Non-scalpel vasectomy procedures
  • Management of complications
  • Advanced surgical planning and post-operative care

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
  • Participate in online discussion of patient cases, evaluate and make decisions
  • Receive a comprehensive course folder and research/readings in the field
  • Receive ongoing support post-course through webinars and case review
  • Optional clinical attachments are also available at dedicated clinics
COURSE OUTLINE Saturday
Time Session Topic
10:00am – 10:30am Registration  
10:30am – 12:00pm Session 1 Anatomy
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch  
1:00pm – 2:30pm Session 2 Non-Scalpel Vasectomy Part 1
Theory
2:30pm – 3:00pm Afternoon Tea  
3:00pm – 4:30pm Session 3 Non-Scalpel Vasectomy Part 2
Practical
Sunday
Time Session Topic
9:00am - 9:15am Arrival  
9:15am – 10:45am Session 4 IUS fitting and removal Part 1
Theory
10:45am – 11:15am Morning Tea  
11:15am – 12:45pm Session 5 IUS fitting and removal Part 2
Practical
12:45pm – 1:45pm Lunch  
1:45pm – 2:45pm Session 6 Business considerations
2:45pm - 3:15pm Afternoon Tea  
3:15pm – 5:00pm Session 7 Advanced suturing
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

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

A/Prof Maurice Brygel

A/Prof Maurice Brygel

General Surgeon and Lecturer
Royal Australian College of Surgeons

Dr Gerard

Dr Gerard Ahern

Final Year & GP Coordinator, Senior Lecturer and Clinical Anatomist (University of Notre Dame), Honorary Senior Fellow in Anatomy (University of Melbourne), Member Board of Examiners (Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists), Honorary Associate Professor (Oceania University), Tutor and Lecturer (Royal Australasian College of Surgeons) & co-author of the best-selling book 'General Anatomy'

Dr Raj Selvarajan

Dr Raj Selvarajan

MBBS, MRCS(Ed), MRCGP, FRACGP
General Practitioner at Narangba Doctors, Qld

Dr Nelum Dharmapriya

Dr Nelum Dharmapriya

MBChB(UK), MRCP, FRACGP,DRCOG, DFFP
General Practitioner at Narangba Doctors, Qld

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