CTEC - The Cutting Edge: Managing Skin and Soft Tissue Injuries

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Managing Soft Tissue Injury


This workshop is run in partnership with the Clinical Training and Evaluation Centre (CTEC)

The Cutting Edge: Managing Skin and Soft Tissue Injuries
is a hands on skills training workshop utilising synthetic and animal tissue simulation models.

This workshop aims to assist GPs whose practice includes more extensive management of acute and chronic injuries and is of particular relevance for rural GP Proceduralists.  Some suturing experience is recommended for participants to benefit from the procedural sessions.

This highly practical workshop features the following sessions:

  • Skin biopsy and facial wounds
  • Abrasions, abscesses and foreign bodies (simple)
  • Simple lacerations and glue
  • Difficult lacerations
  • Wounds in difficult places
  • Treating open fractures, including plastering techniques / back slabs
  • Treatment options for clean lacerations
  • Bandaging techniques
  • Treatment options for ragged lacerations
  • Lipoma and cyst removal


  • Treatment options for abscesses
  • Wound care and minor trauma incorporating minor burns
  • Treatment options for abrasions
  • Managing hypertrophic and keloid scarring
  • Removing foreign bodies from eyes
Suitable for: GPs, GP Proceduralists, GP Registrars and GP Trainees

$840 WA Participants
$880 Non-WA Participants

Length: Full Day 8.00am - 4.15pm

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