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. Doctors who are interested in offering PRP injections in their practice will find the workshop equally beneficial as PRP can be used in the aesthetic medicine field as well as in the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries.
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 a pre-requisite of the Advanced Certificate of Clinical Procedures.
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:
|6:00pm - 6:30pm||Registration||Sign-in and collect your lanyard|
|6:30pm - 7:30pm||Theory||Principles
Efficacy and Costing
|7:30pm - 7:45pm||Break|
|7:45pm - 9:45pm||Practical||
This workshop is presented by an experienced surgeon,
General Surgeon; Senior Lecturer, Medical Education & Assessment, University of Notre Dame; Honorary Expert, Anatomy and Neuroscience
University of Melbourne
EARLY BIRD RATE
Register 30 days in advance and save $100.
REGULAR COURSE FEE
Full payment on the day of registration
The practical workshop is held in the evenings (after hours) to meet the needs of time-poor medical professionals. The workshop includes hands-on performance under the guidance of an experienced medical practitioner who specialises in the field. Participants are required to complete a pre-workshop reading activity. There is no formal assessment, but specific individual feedback is provided by the workshop presenter.
RACGP: 8 Category 2 QI&CPD points
ACRRM: 4 PRPD points
Advanced Certificate Pathway
This advanced workshop may be credited towards the HealthCert Advanced Certificate of Clinical Procedures. Examination questions will need to be completed for credit. Please ask a HealthCert Education Advisor for more details.