Graduate Diploma in Advanced Gynaecological Surgery
- Effective from: 2020
- Approved Abbreviation: GDAdvGynSurg
- Western Sydney University Program Code: 4766
- AQF Level: 8
This program applies to students who commenced in 2020 or later.
Students should follow the program structure for the session start date relevant to the year they commenced.
This program is available to RANZCOG specialist trainees in Obstetrics & Gynaecology pursuing their interests in surgical gynaecology. The Graduate Diploma in Advanced Gynaecological Surgery aims to develop a theoretical framework which can be applied in a clinical setting to help assess, plan and perform gynaecological surgery. There is an emphasis on the principles of surgical techniques with respect to gynaecological anatomy, physiology and pathology. Students will analyse biostatistics relating to gynaecological surgery to assist in reviewing the clinical literature, cases and outcomes. This program is expected to take 1-year full time to complete. On completion of the Graduate Diploma in Advanced Gynaecological Surgery, students who meet the admission requirements for the Master of Surgery (Advanced Gynaecological Surgery) may apply for entry.
◾ Director of Academic Program - Dr Kate McBride
One year full-time
|Online||Full Time||Online||See above|
While this program does not require accreditation, the clinical component is recognised for advanced trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology by RANZCOG (The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists).
There are inherent requirements for this program that you must meet in order to complete your program and graduate. Make sure you read and understand the requirements for this program online.
All students must be:
- Trainees or Specialists in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (RANZCOG or other accredited college)
- Satisfactory completion of RANZCOG written examination
- Minimum 2 Obstetrics and Gynaecology operating lists per week (of which there must be a minimum of 1 Gynaecology operating list per week)
Students undertaking the Graduate Diploma in Advanced Gynaecological Surgery must be registered medical practitioners undertaking or completed specialist Obstetrics & Gynaecology training through RANZCOG (or other accredited college).
|MEDI 7046||Advanced Gynaecological Surgery 1||10|
|HLTH 7008||Introduction to Biostatistics||10|
|Select three subjects from Year 1 alternate pool||30|
|Year 1 Alternate Pool|
|Gynaecological Surgery Ergonomics|
|Total Credit Points||50|