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Previous OSATS for reproductive medicine

Previous OSATS requirements for subspecialty training in reproductive medicine.

You have to be competent in:

 

Diagnostic hysteroscopy

Items under observation:

  • Patient selection (i.e. no contraindications to laparoscopy)
  • Appropriate counselling and consent
  • Positioning of patient Insertion of hysteroscope
  • Diagnosis of septum/fibroids/polyps

 

Diagnostic laparoscopy

Items under observation:

  • Patient selection (i.e. no contraindications to laparoscopy)
  • Appropriate counselling and consent
  • Positioning of patient
  • Insertion of Veress needle
  • Insertion of trocars
  • Assessment of anatomy
  • Division of adhesions
  • Treatment of endometriosis

 

Hysteroscopic surgery

Items under observation:

  • Patient selection
  • Appropriate counselling and consent
  • Pretreatment with GnRH
  • Resection of septum
  • Resection of fibroid
  • Resection of polyp
  • Resection of adhesions

 

Laparoscopic adhesiolysis

Items under observation:

  • Patient selection (i.e. no contraindications to laparoscopy)
  • Appropriate counselling and consent
  • Positioning of patient
  • Insertion of Veress needle
  • Insertion of trocars
  • Assessment of anatomy
  • Division of adhesions

 

Laparoscopic treatment of endometriosis

Items under observation:

  • Patient selection (i.e. no contraindications to laparoscopy)
  • Appropriate counselling and consent
  • Positioning of patient
  • Insertion of Veress needle
  • Insertion of trocars
  • Assessment of anatomy and AFS score
  • Division of adhesions
  • Endometriosis ablation

 

Laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy

Items under observation:

  • Patient selection (i.e. no contraindications to laparoscopy)
  • Appropriate counselling and consent
  • Positioning of patient
  • Insertion of Veress needle
  • Insertion of trocars
  • Assessment of anatomy
  • Division of adhesions
  • Cyst excision

 

Laparoscopic salpingectomy

Items under observation:

  • Patient selection (i.e. no contraindications to laparoscopy)
  • Appropriate counselling and consent
  • Positioning of patient
  • Insertion of Veress needle
  • Insertion of trocars
  • Assessment of anatomy
  • Division of adhesions
  • Removal of tube (diathermy/loop)

 

Laparoscopic salpingostomy

Items under observation:

  • Patient selection (i.e. no contraindications to laparoscopy)
  • Appropriate counselling and consent
  • Positioning of patient
  • Insertion of Veress needle
  • Insertion of trocars
  • Assessment of anatomy
  • Division of adhesions
  • Cuff salpingostomy

 

Myomectomy

Items under observation:

  • Patient selection (i.e. open or laparoscopic)
  • Appropriate counselling and consent
  • Pretreatment with GnRH
  • Open technique
  • Laparoscopic technique

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