CONSULTATIONS

Consultation information Fee structure

As a Registered Nurse fees are not rebatable via medicare or your private health insurance currently. However they are claimable via

  •  Work cover
  •  I Care
  • CTP
  • Alliance
  • NDIS (self managed)


Initial Pre Operative Consultation involves a one on one consultation post liaison with your specialist at a seperate time with you and your loved ones as a pre arranged consultation either in your home, in clinic or by telephone/facetime,

  • Explanation re pending surgical procedure in terms of surgical approach, impact on work, school, uni ....
  • What to bring to hospital, fasting, process......
  • Pre operative planning - physically, socially, logistically, ...
  • Expectation regarding outcome post surgery
  • Pain management, mobility, clinic/Gp follow up plan...
  • Impact - inability to drive, non weight bearing, home environment (equipment - wheelchair, knee scooter, crutches / dressing materials...
  • Rehabilitation verses discharge home
  • External fixation - education / frame management / pin site care / equipment / distraction programme / life in frame....
  • Precice/Freedom/Stryde lengthening nail - education re weight bearing / mobility / lengthening protocol & ERC / ....
  • Osseointegration - education re loading process / stoma & wound management /  gait training / pain management....
  • Complex Orthopaedics ............


Initial Post Operative Consultation involves a one on one consultation post liaison with your specialist, at a pre arranged time after surgery as an inpatient prior to discharge, as a home visit post discharge home and /or by telephone/Facetime,

  • Explanation of surgical procedure performed
  • Expectation and process of recovery 
  • Education and review re pain management, pin site/wound/stoma care, loading, 
  • Device education - external fixator,  ERC, distraction/lengthening process......
  • Impact - inability to drive, non weight bearing, home environment (equipment - wheelchair, knee scooter, crutches / dressing materials...
  • Rehabilitation verses discharge home post surgery/ life post reconstruction


FEE Structure apply as advided below  

 


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Consultations FEES