This annual half day course involves a mixture of interactive and didactic learning sessions to facilitate clinicians in their management of patients who have sustained perineal trauma in childbirth.
Key learning points include revision of anatomy and physiology, acute assessment and management of OASIS, implications for future pregnancy, future continence and sexual function and the use of a multi-disciplinary approach. This Master Class is aimed at all clinicians (medical/midwifery/nursing/physio) who are directly involved in the assessment and management of such patients in both the acute and secondary settings.
We expect this Master Class to be invaluable to the specialist trainee, trainee diplomat and GP Obstetrician and midwife and women’s health physio. You will be exposed to leaders in the field of perineal trauma management from the Departments of Urogynaecology Royal Women’s and Colorectal Surgery St Vincent’s Hospital. Speakers and facilitators all actively work in the field of perianal trauma.
By the end of this master class you will be confident diagnosing and managing patients with perineal trauma.
All participants will be provided with take home reading materials on the day.
Perineal Trauma Master Class - Full Day: An optional afternoon workshop for medical clinicians (obstetricians/GPs/trainees) involves a hands-on experience in the skills laboratory repairing pig sphincters.