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ADVANCED WORKSHOP IN JOINT PUNCTURE AND SOFT TISSUE INJECTIONS

  • : Sydney NSW 2000
COURSE OVERVIEW

The Advanced Workshop in Joint Puncture and Soft Tissue Injections will teach you helpful techniques in the diagnosis and
therapy of various musculoskeletal conditions. The procedures are most often used to reduce inflammation, provide pain relief
and alleviate stiffness in tendons, muscles and joints of the shoulder, knee, or hip. The program thus addresses a highly sought-after service of the ageing population and gives you the opportunity to practise your skills on cadavers.

The workshop can be completed individually or as module 1 of the Advanced Certificate of Clinical Procedures.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND COURSE REQUISITES

This workshop is for General Practitioners only. This workshop assumes no prior knowledge or specific training in the joint puncture or soft tissue injecting. This workshop can be completed individually or as module 1 of the Advanced Certificate of Clinical Procedures.

COURSE CONTENTS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

This workshop is designed to meet the needs of General Practitioners who are interested in performing joint puncture and soft tissue injections.

This workshop will provide the practitioner with skills at an introductory level including: 

  • Principles of joint puncture
  • Principles of soft tissue injections
  • Joint anatomy and safe treatment
  • Local anaesthesia and safe practices
  • Specific conditions that require joint puncture and soft tissue injections
COURSE OUTLINE Friday Evening
 
6:00pm - 6:30pm Registration Sign-in and collect your lanyard
6:30pm - 7:30pm Theory Principles
  • Assessment
  • Preparation
  • Equipment
  • Procedure

Efficacy and Costing

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

Procedures

  • Upper limb
  • Lower limb
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

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'

 

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