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.
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.
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:
Course participants will:
|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
|2:30pm – 3:00pm||Afternoon Tea|
|3:00pm – 4:30pm||Session 3||Non-Scalpel Vasectomy Part 2
|9:00am - 9:15am||Arrival|
|9:15am – 10:45am||Session 4||IUS fitting and removal Part 1
|10:45am – 11:15am||Morning Tea|
|11:15am – 12:45pm||Session 5||IUS fitting and removal Part 2
|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|
This course is presented by a team of experienced surgeons and noted clinicians, including:
General Surgeon and Lecturer
Royal Australian College of Surgeons
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'
MBBS, MRCS(Ed), MRCGP, FRACGP
General Practitioner at Narangba Doctors, Qld
MBChB(UK), MRCP, FRACGP,DRCOG, DFFP
General Practitioner at Narangba Doctors, Qld
Regular Tuition Fee
Different payment options available.
Early Bird Rate
Register 30 days prior to the course commencement date.
$845 x 4
Defer your payments over several months.
GP REGISTRARS: Doctors in training who are on a recognised pathway to General Practice Registration through a recognised Australian training provider receive a HealthCert Scholarship of $500.
BUNDLE PRICING: In order to qualify for the Advanced Certificate of Clinical Procedures, doctors must complete the Advanced Workshop in Joint Puncture and Soft Tissue Injections. The fee for both programs combined is $3,490.
The Advanced Certificate of Clinical Procedures is designed as a face-to-face course that is supported by online materials. There are eight units in a HealthCert Advanced Certificate program. Course learning materials will be available for a minimum of 15 weeks. There will be pre-reading activities, an intensive weekend program with expert demonstrations and practical hands-on activities, online materials and further readings, individual assessment tasks and finally two online examinations.
Upon successful course completion, participants will receive the Advanced Certificate of Clinical Procedures.
RACGP: 40 RACGP Category 1 QI&CPD points
ACRRM: 30 ACRRM PRPD + PRPD Surgery MOPS + 30 EM MOPS points
This advanced certificate:
Certified Clinical Attachments Pathway
Clinical Attachments are optional and available on a 1:1 basis. These provide the opportunity to observe clinical procedures and ask questions of the expert performing the procedures. The procedures include, but are not limited to, non-scalpel vasectomy and IUCD insertion and removal.
Separate Clinical Attachments are also available for Skin Cancer Surgery. These are available in Australia and overseas. The clinical attachments are 1:1 in Australia and they are in small groups at university teaching hospitals and clinics overseas. HealthCert certificates and university statements are awarded for participating in clinical attachments.
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