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Townsville General Hospital, QLD, Australia | Afternoon Session (1:00pm - 5:00pm)

Date: 10-Jul-2019

Capacity: 16 (6% booked)

Afternoon Session (1:00pm - 5:00pm)

Venue: Townsville General Hospital

Standard Cost: AU$ 495


VENUE: Townsville General Hospital

100 Angus Smith Drive , Townsville, QLD, 4814, AU    Get directions  


Afternoon Session (1:00pm - 5:00pm)


Dr. Greet Hoet

Townsville General Hospital
Clinical director Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Phone: 0744331497


Event Partners

Townsville General Hospital

Workshop Instructors

Belinda Vacca

Belinda Vacca | View Belinda Vacca's LinkedIn profile

Director and Clinical Educator at Vacca Research

Janet Vacca

Janet Vacca | View Janet Vacca's LinkedIn profile

Workshop Instructor, Company Director at Vacca Research

Workshop Outline

Workshop Title:
Vacca Technique™ Standard Workshop in Vacuum Assisted Delivery
Relevance to
general practice:
Learn to recognise and grade instrumental procedures according to the technical skill that is required, and attempt only those vacuum deliveries that fall within your own level of expertise.
  • Effective vacuum delivery technique
  • Correct selection of patients where VAD will provide a safe outcome
  • Selection and use of equipment in vacuum delivery
  • How to apply the vacuum cup with correct technique
  • How to best utilise the technical elements of equipment
  • How to perform non-rotational & rotational VADs
  • Understanding the neonatal and maternal effects of VAD
  • Develop your risk consideration and adopt correct technique to enhance outcomes
  • 12months subscription to the vacuum delivery education resources and training videos
  • Access one to one learning support
  • Attendance at the training event
  • Certificate of achievement upon successful completion of the program
E-learning - Pre-learning module
Workshop training event - Hands-on practical session
E-learning 4hrs
Workshop training event 4hrs
Target Audience
Obstetricians, Midwives, Birth attendants, General practitioner (GP), Trainees, Other Care Providers
Online learning
Belinda Vacca


Are there prerequisites?

Yes, you are required to complete the workshop online pre-learning prior to attending the workshop training event.

Can I bring equipment we use at our hospital?

Yes, we invite you to bring along vacuum cups used at your hospital.

How do I receive my certificate of completion?

Certificates are awarded upon successful completion of the workshop post-training assessment.

What do I need to bring?

Please bring your proof of registration. 



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