The Advanced Workshop of Intrauterine Systems provides an introduction to this advanced procedure. This practical workshop will give you a step-by-step guide to the procedure and 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 only one of its kind, this program will teach what equipment is necessary to achieve the best outcomes for your patients, with the opportunity to practise the procedure on simulated models and enable you to seriously consider this advanced procedure for your practice. The program will also provide a valuable insight into the safety guidelines you need to know to avoid complications and demonstrate how to plan patient counselling with an analysis of patient case scenarios.
Based on your feedback, we will ensure all certificate courses with practical components continue to be available for completion to you with modifications to the delivery format. We are working hard to ensure you receive our usual high-quality education under unusual circumstances. Thank you for your understanding and support, and please don’t hesitate to contact our team of Education Advisors for more information.
The Advanced Workshop of Intrauterine Systems is designed for Medical Doctors and International Medical Graduates who are interested in performing IUS insertions and removals in the primary care setting, who also wish to gain an introduction to this advanced procedure. Participants can expect a step-by-step guide to the technique and valuable insights into the necessary approach to achieve the best outcomes for their patients. The program assumes previous experience in clinical procedures.
Participants do not have to pass an IELTS test but, as the courses are delivered in English, proficiency in listening, reading and writing in English is assumed.
|8:00am - 8:30am||Registration|
|8:30am – 10:00am||Session 1||
|10:00am – 10:30am||Morning Tea|
|10:30am – 12:00pm||Session 2||Copper IUD and IUS practical (part 1)|
|12:00pm – 1:00pm||Lunch|
|1:00pm – 2:30pm||Session 3||IUS practical (part 2) and case studies|
|2:30pm - 3:00pm||Afternoon Tea|
|3:00pm – 4:30pm||Session 4||Case studies (continued from session 3)|
For your one-off investment, you will receive unlimited access to all course content, additional learning materials, ongoing post-course support and more.
Due to the current COVID-19 related travel restrictions, courses in Brisbane will be available to QLD-based doctors only.
Dr Nelum Dharmapriya
MBChB(UK), MRCP, FRACGP
General Practitioner at Narangba Doctors, Queensland
Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UK (DRCOG) 2000
Diploma of Family planning and Sexual Health Medicine, UK (DFFP) 2003
Obtained Letter of Competence in Intrauterine Techniques by FFPRHC, 2003
The workshop includes presentations and demonstrations from an expert in the field. The program is delivered on Sundays and incorporates practical hands-on application using medical grade models. Online assessment in the form of multiple choice questions will take place after the workshop.
Upon successful completion of the exam, workshop participants will receive the Advanced Workshop of Intrauterine Systems Certificate and below points. To learn more about the delivery of certificates in Australia and overseas, please visit our FAQs.
Optional clinical attachments are available for IUS procedures. These clinical attachments are an opportunity to see an expert performing IUS insertion or removal and other female reproductive procedures such as insertion or removal of contraceptive implants. General practitioners have the opportunity to observe the expert in action, ask questions and seek guidance.