Pre-Meeting Workshops

The following Pre-Meeting Workshops are scheduled for Friday 7 October to Sunday 9 October 2022 inclusive.

Workshop numbers are limited, so early registration is encouraged. Each workshop is subject to sufficient attendance and may be cancelled if minimum numbers are not reached; in this event, fees paid will be fully refundable.

 

All prices are in $AUD and include GST

Friday 7 October 2022

Ultrasound Workshop

Dates: Friday 7 October
Times: 08:00 – 16:00
Facilitators: Fabricio de Costa and Sailesh Kumar
Venue: Gold Coast University Hospital
Cost: to be confirmed
Participants: Limited to 18 pax
Includes: Morning and afternoon tea and lunch

The aim of this workshop is to review and demonstrate all requirements for a competent execution of early pregnancy, fetal growth and fetal wellbeing ultrasounds.

On completion of this clinically focused obstetric ultrasound workshop, the delegates will be able to:

  • Use ultrasound system controls to optimise imaging for accurate diagnosis
  • Develop proficiency in probe manipulation to efficiently acquire
    diagnostic images
  • Describe the limitations and clinical integration of the following ultrasound examinations:
  • Transabdominal assessment at 1st , 2nd and 3rd trimesters
  • Use a systematic approach to conduct ultrasound assessment of
    a. Early pregnancy
    b. Fetal growth in seond and third trimester c.Fetal wellbeing

Saturday 8 October

Diplomates Day One: Gynaecology

Dates Saturday 8 October
Times: 08.00–16.00
Facilitators: RANZCOG Diplomates Committee
Venue: Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Cost: $660
Includes: Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, One ticket to the Diplomates Cocktail Reception held on Saturday 8 October 2022, 17.15 - 19.00
Participants: Limited to 60 pax

The Diplomates Day program has been prepared by the RANZCOG Diplomates Committee and each day of the two-day program is targeted to meet the needs of RANZCOG Diplomates.

As the program is limited to 60 participants, preference will be given to RANZCOG Diplomates, with a waiting list to apply for other registrants.

Day One: Gynaecology

  • STI Management
  • Menopause Management
  • Medical Abortion
  • Adolescent Gynaecology
  • IUD insertion (practical station)
  • Vulval Biopsy (practical station)

Complex Second Stage of Labour
Management Masterclass

Date: Saturday 8 October
Times: 08:00 - 17:30
Venue: Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Facilitators: Thangeswaran Rudra
Cost: to be confirmed
Includes: Morning and afternoon tea and lunch
Participants: Limited to 36

This practical workshop has been developed to assist delegates gain
an understanding of the principles in managing complicated second stage of labour and to acquire the surgical skills necessary using simulation.

Learning Outcomes include:

  • Understanding the principles of second stage labout and applying risk mitigation strategies
  • Techniques for instrumental delivery
  • When to abandon instrumental delivery for second stage CS
  • Delivery techniques during CS for second stage
  • Understanding the interpreation of second stage CTG and use of USS
  • Techniques for Breech Delivery/Twin Vaginal Delivery/ Manual Rotation
    This workshop is suitable for RANZCOG Trainees, junior medical staff with
    an interest in Obstetcis, RANZCOG Diplomates and Midwives and Nurses.

Respectful Workplaces Workshop
for RANZCOG Trainees

Dates Saturday 8 October
Times: 08:30 - 13:00
Facilitators: Joseph Debattista
Venue: Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Cost: Free
Includes: Morning Tea
Participants: limited to 20 pax

This workshop provides participants with information and strategies to support the creation of a supportive and respectful workplace. The workshop focuses particularly on bullying, harassment and discrimination and how these behaviours are identified and managed

Sunday 9 October

Diplomates Day Two: Obstetrics

Dates Sunday 9 October
Times: 08:50 – 17:00
Facilitators: RANZCOG Diplomates Committee
Venue: Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Cost: $660
Includes: Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, One ticket to the Diplomates Cocktail Reception held on Saturday 8 October 2022, 17.15 - 19.00
Participants: Limited to 60 pax

The Diplomates Day program has been prepared by the RANZCOG Diplomates Committee and each day of the two-day program is targeted to meet the needs of RANZCOG Diplomates.

As the program is limited to 60 participants, preference will be given to RANZCOG Diplomates, with a waiting list to apply for other registrants.

Day Two: Obstetrics

  • Pre-Eclampsia Screening
  • Intrapartum Care ; Induction of Augmentation of Labour, Intrapartum Fetal Distress
  • Thalassemia in Pregnancy
  • OASI Workshop (practical station)
  • Ultrasound in Pregnancy (Practical Station)

Laparascopic Workshop

Dates Sunday 9 October
Times: 08:00 - 17:00
Facilitators: Naven Chatty and Andrea Garrett
Venue: Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Cost: to be confirmed
Includes: Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea
Participants: limited to 18 pax

This Laparoscopic Workshop is designed to make you feel confident with minimally invasive surgery. This workshop covers the ergonomics of laparoscopic surgery, best posture for a long operating career, principles of electrosurgery detailing which instrument to choose, anatomy and the basic principles of laparoscopic hysterectomy. The second part of the workshop provides hands on experience with laparoscopic suturing techniques.

RANZCOG Training Supervisor Workshop

Dates Sunday 9 October
Times: 08:00 – 13:00
Facilitators: to be confirmed
Venue: Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Cost: free of charge
Includes: Morning tea
Participants: limited to 18 pax

Supervisors play an important role in supporting trainees during their training, guiding their learning, helping to plan and facilitate learning opportunities and providing feedback on their progress.

The Supervisor Training Program explores the integral role of the training supervisor and delves into the issues encountered by training supervisors as they balance workplace demands, College requirements and trainee learning needs. The interactive format draws on the collective experience of participants and experienced workshop facilitators.

Urogynaecology Society of Australasia Workshop

Dates Sunday 9 October
Times: 08:00 - 12:00
Facilitators: UGSA
Venue: Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Cost: $400 (members), $430 (non- members)
Includes: Morning tea
Participants: 75

This workshop is focused on exploring and collaborating with the Urogynaecological Society of Australasia (UGSA). For this event, UGSA is joining forces with RANZCOG to present an interactive and stimulating experience, combining lectures and discussion-based scenarios.

Respectful Workplaces Workshop for RANZCOG Fellows

Dates Sunday 9 October
Times: 13:00 – 17:30
Facilitators: Joseph Debattista
Venue: Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Cost: free
Includes: Afternoon Tea
Participants: limited to 20 pax

This workshop provides participants with information and strategies