What you get by completing this session

  • 30 mins of CPD

    A 20 minute video lecture with presentation slides, you can stop and start anytime you like. 10 minute quiz is included.

  • Certificate of Completion

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What you'll learn in this expert session

Advances in technology, scientific understanding and techniques are allowing plastic surgeons to correct increasingly marked deformities be they congenital, post-trauma or post-surgical.

Plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr Joseph Dusseldorp will update health professionals on what can now be done to repair ear deformities, even very severe ear deformities. He will describe how new technology is enabling better pre-surgery planning, providing new options in prosthetics and helping restore function which is resulting in remarkable outcomes for patients.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognise the impact of ear deformities on a person’s quality of life
  • Observe the current practices around ear reconstruction surgery
  • Note the advances in technology that are shaping the future of ear prosthesis

About the Expert

Dr Joseph Dusseldorp

Dr Dusseldorp graduated from the University of Sydney in Medicine and Surgery with Honours. He initially trained at Prince of Wales Hospital before being offered a position as an Advanced Trainee in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr Dusseldorp gained experience from many of the major teaching hospitals in Sydney and currently operates at North Shore Private, Hunters Hill Private, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse and Concord Hospital. He has a keen interest in treating complex skin cancers, in particular on the face and ears.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    How to complete this course

    • Instructions

  • 2

    Advances in Ear Prosthetics for Post-Cancer Surgery Patients

    • Summary and learning objectives

    • Video lecture (20 mins)

    • Quiz: test your learning (10 mins)

  • 3

    Document your CPD here

    • CPD Documentation and Reflection Activity Tool

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