The workshop addresses the highly sought-after service of the ageing population and gives you the opportunity to practise your skills on cadavers. The workshop can be completed individually or as a pre-requisite of the Advanced Certificate of Clinical Procedures. The practical workshop is held in the evenings (after hours) to meet the needs of time-poor medical professionals. The workshop includes hands-on performance under the guidance of an experienced medical practitioner who specialises in the field.

This workshop will provide you with the skills to: 

  • Specify the basic principles of joint puncture and soft tissue injections
  • Review basic joint anatomy and plan safe treatment
  • Discuss anaesthesia and safe practices
  • Recognize and describe specific conditions that require joint puncture and soft tissue injections
  • Perform joint puncture and soft tissue injections and receive feedback on performance