Supervision in the Clinical Governance of Medical Pathology Laboratories module

About

The Supervision in the Clinical Governance of Medical Pathology Laboratories online module provides the framework for the governance, performance and supervision of specialised medical laboratories providing testing performed in, and related to, assisted reproduction.

The Module is delivered in accordance with the revised National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) Requirements for Supervision in the Clinical Governance of Medical Pathology Laboratories (Fifth Edition 2018), under the auspices of the appropriate governing body for assisted reproductive services, which is RANZCOG.

On satisfactory completion of the module, you will receive a Certificate of Completion, which you may use for NPAAC purposes.


Access criteria

To complete the module, you must be:

responsible for day-to-day clinical management within an assisted reproductive services unit and/or support the Medical Director in the training, competency and supervision of all clinicians involved in the unit.

a specialist of RANZCOG who:

holds a Certification in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (CREI), or

can demonstrate substantial similar experience in the clinical management of an assisted reproduction unit and the management of patients with infertility, and

has at least two years of experience in that role, and

has obtained a minimum of 20 per cent of the required RANZCOG continuing professional development (CPD) points in the area of reproductive medicine and infertility


Apply

If you meet the access criteria outlined above, you can apply online here at any time.

Please allow at least seven working days for a response. 


Module units

The Supervision in the Clinical Governance of Medical Pathology Laboratories module is delivered through six distinct self-paced eLearning units. Each unit encompass a formative and summative assessment. 

The unit topics include:

diagnostic pathology laboratory management

endocrine immunochemistry

infectious disease serology

gynaecological tumour markers

andrology

clinical indications for genetic testing in assisted reproductive technology (ART)


CPD

If you’re a Fellow of RANZCOG, you will receive three hours of CPD credit under the Educational Activities domain.

To reflect on the activity, and claim a further 30 minutes of CPD credit under the Performance Review domain, please download and complete the following template:


Governance

The Supervision in the Clinical Governance of Medical Pathology Laboratories module was developed by the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (CREI) Subspecialty Committee.

Content specialists include:

A/Prof Mark Bowman, MBBS PhD PGDipMgt(Macq.) FRANZCOG CREI 

Dr Keith Harrison, MSc

A/Prof Anusch Yazdani, MBBS (Hons) FRANZCOG CREI 

Dr Clare Boothroyd, MBBS (Hons) M Med Sci MBA (Exec) FRACP FRANZCOG CREI GAICD

Dr Marcin Stankiewicz, LEKARZ FRANZCOG CREI 

Dr Phill McChesney, BHB MBChB MRMed FRANZCOG CREI 

Dr Shadi Khashaba, MBBch CABOG FRANZCOG

Dr Tamara Hunter, MBBch CABOG FRANZCOG CREI

Dr Vamsee Thalluri, MBBS FRANZCOG CREI

Prof David Coman, MBBS MPhil FRACP 

Prof Roger Hart, MD FRANZCOG FRCOG CREI 

Erin Anderson, BScHons GradDipEd GradCertRMed GradCertDiagnosticGenomics


Contact

For support with the online module, please contact the eLearning support team.

Email: elearningsupport@ranzcog.edu.au

For more information regarding subspecialist training requirements, please contact the CREI team, or visit our Current Trainees Subspecialist page.

Email: crei@ranzcog.edu.au

Updated
9 June 2022