The Advanced Workshop of Non-Scalpel Vasectomy provides a practical introduction to this advanced procedure for permanent male fertility control. The only program of its kind in Australia, the workshop will give you a step by step guide to the procedure and provide valuable insight into the safety guidelines you need to know to avoid complications. You will learn what equipment is necessary to achieve the best outcomes for your patients, with the opportunity to practise on simulated models. The workshop will also demonstrate how to plan patient counselling with an analysis of patient case scenarios. It will enable you to seriously consider this advanced procedure for your practice. If you decide to undertake further clinical training for this highly sought-after service, a pathway for clinical training is available at a dedicated facility.
The Advanced Workshop can be completed individually or as stage 2 of the Advanced Certificate of Clinical Procedures.
This workshop has been designed to meet the needs of general practitioners who are interested in performing vasectomies. This professional workshop is for general practitioners only and assumes previous experience in clinical procedures.
This workshop can be completed individually or as stage 2 of the Advanced Certificate of Clinical Procedures.
|10:00am – 10:30am||Registration|
|10:30am – 12:00pm||Session 1||Introduction to non-scalpel vasectomy, including anatomy|
|12:00pm – 1:00pm||Lunch|
|1:00pm – 2:30pm||Session 2||Practical session on simulated models (Part 1)|
|2:30pm – 3:00pm||Afternoon Tea|
|3:00pm – 4:30pm||Session 3||Practical session on simulated models (Part 2) and case discussions|
Dr Raj Selvarajan
MBBS, MRCS(Ed), MRCGP, FRACGP
Course Chair and Scalpel Free Vasectomist
General Practitioner at Narangba Doctors, Queensland
Dr Raj Selvarajan undertook postgraduate education in the UK. He is trained in specialised surgical fields including plastic surgery and is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners of UK. Specialising in no-scalpel vasectomies, Raj runs three Scalpel Free Vasectomy clinics in various locations and has performed more than 2,500 no-scalpel vasectomies both in the UK and in Australia.
His interests include skin cancer management, cosmetic skin lesion removals and anti-ageing cosmetic injectables. As part of his professional development, Raj is undertaking a Master of Medicine (Skin Cancer) with The University of Queensland. He is experienced in the management of diabetes, chronic heart disease, prostate cancer and joint problems including rheumatological conditions.
EARLY BIRD RATE
Register 30 days prior to the course commencement date.
REGULAR COURSE FEE
Full payment on the day of registration
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 $200.
This Advanced Procedures Workshop is designed as a face-to-face workshop supported by online materials. The workshop is delivered on Saturdays and includes presentations and demonstrations from an expert in the field followed by practical hands-on application using medical grade models. Online assessment in the form of multiple choice questions will take place after the workshop.
Upon completion of the workshop, participants will receive a certificate of
RACGP: 40 Category 1 QI&CPD points
ACRRM: Application pending
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.
Further available advanced workshops in clinical procedures include:
One-day optional Clinical Attachments for Non-Scalpel Vasectomy are available after this workshop if associated online materials have been successfully completed. The clinical attachment is an opportunity to observe an expert performing non-scalpel vasectomies, ask questions and seek advice.