Unit

School Of Medicine

Port EntryWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400995.3

Discipline: OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 3

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Harry Merkur


Assumed Knowledge
All students are expected to have a knowledge base commensurate with a level of a Trainee or Specialist in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (RANZCOG or other accredited college) with satisfactory completion of RANZCOG written examination as per enrolment restrictions.


Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4766 Graduate Diploma of Advanced Gynaecological Surgery or 4770 Master of Surgery (Advanced Gynaecological Surgery) or 4690 Master of Surgery in Advanced Gynaecological Surgery


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 2H  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - EXTERNAL  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 1H  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - EXTERNAL  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2021 2H  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - EXTERNAL  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This is an alternate unit in the Graduate Diploma in Advanced Gynaecological Surgery and Year 1 of the Master of Surgery (Advanced Gynaecological Surgery) course. Students undertaking this unit are expected to have a working knowledge on port entry techniques at commencement. This unit will extend their knowledge in theoretical and practical aspects, focusing on the port entry techniques and strategies of port placement and management of port site complications. Students will explore the multitude of port types which are commercially available in minimally invasive gynaecological surgery, the current technologies and tailoring their use in patients to provide optimal surgical outcomes. By enrolling in this unit, the student will be expected to produce a detailed discussion on various aspects of minimally invasive port entry, exploring the pre-operative and intra-operative nuances of surgical planning and techniques. This will extend the student’s knowledge so they can safely and effectively establish port entry in minimally invasive gynaecological surgery.


Courses
4690.1Master of Surgery in Advanced Gynaecological SurgeryCONTINUING
4766.1Graduate Diploma in Advanced Gynaecological SurgeryCURRENT
4770.1Master of Surgery (Advanced Gynaecological Surgery)CURRENT




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