The Advanced Workshop of Non-Scalpel Vasectomy provides an introduction to this advanced procedure for permanent male fertility control. The program is ideal for experienced doctors who regularly perform advanced clinical procedures or who already provide traditional vasectomies to their patients but would like to learn the non-scalpel procedure. Upon completion of the workshop, HealthCert recommends further clinical training for doctors without prior experience in the field, to ensure patient safety and for medico-legal purposes.
The only program of its kind, the workshop 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.Further available Advanced Workshops cover the following clinical procedures: Intrauterine Systems and Joint Puncture and Soft Tissue Injections.
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The Advanced Workshop of Non-Scalpel Vasectomy is ideal for medical professionals who are already performing traditional vasectomies but would like to learn the non-scalpel procedure. Participants can expect an introduction to this advanced procedure for permanent male fertility control with a comprehensive overview of the necessary steps to achieve the best outcomes for their patients. The course is suitable for medical doctors and International Medical Graduates and 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 English is assumed.
Workshop participants will:
|8:30am – 9:00am||Registration|
|9:00am – 10:30am||Session 1||
Introduction to non-scalpel vasectomy and anatomy
|10:30am – 11:00am||Morning tea|
|11:00am – 12:30pm||Session 2||
Non-scalpel vasectomy (part 1)
|12:30pm – 1:30pm||Lunch|
|1:30pm - 3:00pm||Session 3||Non-scalpel vasectomy (part 2)|
|3:00pm - 3:30pm||Afternoon tea|
|3:30pm – 5:00pm||Session 4||
Post-op complications and follow-up care
Dr Raj Selvarajan
MBBS, MRCS(Ed), MRCGP, FRACGP
Course Director and Scalpel Free Vasectomist
Dr Raj Selvarajan is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners, and a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Following his training in non-scalpel vasectomy, Raj established No Scalpel Vasectomy Service in north-eastern England in 2007. He subsequently led a non-profit social enterprise organisation, NECHN, and set up non-scalpel vasectomy clinics in Tamworth, Midlands, UK and Leicester City, UK. As an experienced vasectomist, Raj peer-reviewed other non-scalpel vasectomy services in the UK. Specialising and innovating the scalpel free vasectomy technique, he is the lead trainer in Australia and operates Scalpel Free Vasectomy clinics in Brisbane and Mackay.
EARLY BIRD RATE
Register 30 days prior to the course commencement date.
REGULAR WORKSHOP FEE
Full payment on the day of registration
GP REGISTRARS: Doctors in training who are on a pathway to General Practice Registration through a recognised training provider receive a HealthCert Scholarship and save $500 on face-to-face certificate courses (two-day practical workshops) and $300 on online and hybrid certificate courses (one-day practical workshop with supporting online theory). This offer cannot be used in conjunction with the Early Bird special.
The workshop is delivered on Saturdays and includes presentations and demonstrations from an expert in the field followed by
Upon successful completion of the exam, course participants will receive the Advanced Workshop of Non-Scalpel Vasectomy Certificate and below points. To learn more about the delivery of certificates in Australia and overseas, please visit our FAQs.
- PDP units: 15 Educational activity, 2 Performance review
- 1 day under the Surgery Rural Procedural Training Grant
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: