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All Things Gynaecological: Young and Old

This course is targeted at Gynaecologists, General Practitioners, Nurse Practitioners, and health practitioners and trainees interested in gynaecology.

Program outline
-Paediatric and adolescent
-Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
-Heavy menstrual bleeding
-Hormonal replacement therapy of gynaecological cancer

Sessions will have 30min of presentation and 30min of case studies. Places are limited!

Main Facilitator and Speakers
Prof. Beverley Vollenhoven, Head of Gynaecology at Monash Health, Deputy Head of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Monash University, Head of the Contraceptive Counselling Clinic at Monash Medical Centre, a clinician at Monash IVF and she has her own private practice. She has a sub-specialty qualification in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Clinically she specializes in infertility, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), eating disorders, paediatric and adolescent gynaecology, menopause and uterine fibroids. She is internationally recognized for her research investigating the cause and treatment of uterine fibroids, infertility, IVF, ovulation and ovulation disorders such as PCOS, Turner’s Syndrome and menopause. Beverley Vollenhoven has more than 140 publications in both journals and books. She is a member of committees for the Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Safer Care Victoria and the Therapeutic Goods Administration.

Dr Jane McNeilage – Gynaecological oncologist, St John of God Berwick Hospital, Monash Health and Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute

Dr Alon Talmor – Gynaecologist, RANZCOG fellow, Monash IVF

Dr Phil Thomas – Gynaecologist, Monash IVF & Melbourne Fertility and Endosurgery Centre

A/Prof Fran Milat – Endocrinologist; Head, Metabolic Bone Services, Monash Health

Dr. Kiri Chan – Gynaecologist, RANZCOG fellow, Shepparton Women's Health Centre and Monash Health

Prof Luk Rombauts – Head, Reproductive Medicine, Monash Health

Start date 21 September, 2019
End: 21 September, 2019
Provider Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Monash University
Location Melbourne

Maternity Emergency Management Essentials: Non Haemorrhagic Obstetric Emergencies

This full-day program provides participants with the theoretical understanding and skills required to manage common non haemorrhage-related obstetric emergencies, including:

•fetal bradycardia
•cord prolapse
•shoulder dystocia
•unexpected vaginal breech birth
•severe pre-eclampsia and eclampsia

Participants will work through small group activities, case discussions and practical skills stations, and have the opportunity to apply their new knowledge and skills in a supportive, simulated environment.

This program is held in a realistic clinical environment in our world-class medical simulation facility, and facilitated by our interprofessional educational and simulation experts.

Phone: 07 3163 1500
Email: [email protected]

Start date 27 September, 2019
End: 27 September, 2019
Provider Mater Education
Location Brisbane

Obstetric & Gynaecological Ultrasound 4 Day Course

Evaluate all trimesters of pregnancy with a systematic approach to scanning. Acquire, interpret and integrate ultrasound findings into clinical management. Establish viability, identify multiple pregnancies, confirm situs, establish gestational age and monitor the developing fetus. Assess growth and wellbeing. Locate correct planar anatomy & measure fetal biometry, AFI and Doppler. Fine tune your probe manipulation techniques in transabdominal and transvaginal scanning.

Contact: Kim Sanderson
Phone: +61402 912 377
Email: [email protected]
Start date 30 September, 2019
End: 3 October, 2019
Provider The Australian Institute of Ultrasound
Location Gold Coast

Obstetric & Gynaecological Ultrasound 5 Day Course

Examine all trimesters of pregnancy with a systematic approach to scanning. Develop and master transabdominal and transvaginal techniques to acquire, interpret, document and apply ultrasound to clinical management and improve patient care. Identify pathology, multiple pregnancy and pregnancy of unknown location. Locate correct planar anatomy & measure fetal biometry, AFI and Dopplers. Consolidate your skills with our mastery approach to learning, with hands-on practical scanning on real patients.

Contact: Kim Sanderson
Phone: 0402912377
Email: [email protected]
Start date 30 September, 2019
End: 4 October, 2019
Provider The Australian Institute of Ultrasound
Location Gold Coast

ACTA International Clinical Trials Conference 2019

The ACTA International Clinical Trials Conference 2019 will be a coming together of a broad range of Australian and international experts in the cutting edge design and conduct of clinical trials, clinical data and registry custodianship, healthcare funding, policy and regulation, healthcare service delivery, health information technology, health economics, and patient advocacy.

The underlying theme of the ACTA International Clinical Trials Conference 2019 is Better health through best evidence and will provide a platform to bring together national and international stakeholders to discuss global advances in the development of self-improving healthcare systems. The program will address embedding clinical trials in clinical care, novel trial designs and conduct, maximising the value of clinical registries and improving public awareness and consumer involvement in clinical research.

Phone: 1800 193 405
Email: [email protected]
Start date 2 October, 2019
End: 5 October, 2019
Provider ACTA
Location Sydney

WA Training Accreditation Committee meeting

Contact: Claire Siddle
Phone: 08 9381 4491
Email: [email protected]
Start date 2 October, 2019
End: 2 October, 2019
Provider RANZCOG
Location RANZCOG office, 34 Harrogate St, West Leedervile (RACGP)


This workshop is suitable for Fellows, Trainees, Diplomates, Midwives and SRMOs.
Contact: Mr Chris Dowding
Phone: 02 9436 1688
Email: [email protected]
Start date 4 October, 2019
End: 4 October, 2019
Provider RANZCOG
Location St Leonards

OASIS Workshop

Prevention, management and repair of 3rd and 4tth degree tears. Theory and practice.
Contact: Kylie Fraser
Phone: 0291132425
Email: [email protected]
Start date 4 October, 2019
End: 4 October, 2019
Provider St George Clinical Skills Centre St George Hospital
Location Kogarah, Sydney

Laparoscopic Skills and Training Workshop

Who should participate?
This course is designed for Obstetric & Gynaecology senior trainees and consultants aiming to operate at an RANZCOG/AGES skill level 3 & 4.

Program outline
Clinical knowledge and reasoning (Lectures – half day)
The anatomy of the abdomen, female genital tract, bladder, ureters and lower bowel, in particular the pelvic side wall.
Potential risks and complications of laparoscopic surgery (including anaesthesia).
Equipment, instrumentation and theatre set-up in particular the principles of electrosurgery, insufflators, light sources and video equipment.
Safe entry techniques and port site problems.

Clinical Skills (Hands-on live animal workshop – half day)
Laparoscopic techniques.
Suturing (intracorporeal and extracorporeal knot tying).
Specimen retrieval (trans abdominal removal of tissue).
Laparoscopic hysterectomy.

Main Facilitator
Dr Jim Tsaltas, Head of Gynaecological Endoscopy and Endometriosis Surgery, Monash Health. Past President Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy & Surgery Society (AGES). Senior Infertility & IVF Specialist, Melbourne IVF.
Contact: Dr Filippe Oliveira
Phone: +61 3 8572 2385
Email: [email protected]
Start date 5 October, 2019
End: 5 October, 2019
Provider Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Monash University
Location Melbourne

Core Obstetric Ultrasound for Registrars - 2 day

Discover and explore the clinical utility of ultrasound use in pregnancy to guide patient management.
Designed to meet the primary learning objectives for the scientific and medical knowledge components of the RANZCOG ultrasound curriculum, this course is suitable for 1st and 2nd year registrars and Advanced DRANZCOG candidates.

Contact: Suean Pascoe
Phone: 0422000750
Email: [email protected]
Start date 7 October, 2019
End: 8 October, 2019
Provider Zedu Ultrasound Training
Location Melbourne
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Working together to act on endometriosis

With new data confirming the prevalence of endometriosis in Australia, RANZCOG's work to develop guidelines to manage this complex disease is well underway.



Reproductive Health Care Reform Bill 2019: proposed amendments

The proposed amendments call into question the standards and ethics of the medical profession, seeking to regulate and control practice.



Reproductive Health Care Reform Bill 2019

RANZCOG recognises the complexities associated with late term abortions, and supports a process by which late term abortions can be lawfully performed where appropriate.