Events

events in may 2017
Wednesday
03
May
Until Friday
5th May

ASGBI International Surgical Congress | Safer Surgery

  • 3-5 May, 2017
  • Glasgow, Scotland

Abstract Submissions

Abstract submissions are now closed.

Provisional Program

Visit http://www.asgbi.org/glasgow2017/provisional-programme/ for the provisional program.

To find out more please visit asgbi.org/glasgow

For further information please contact:

Sarah Jukes, Communications and Events Manager
44 (0)20 7304 4772
E sarahjukes@asgbi.org.uk

Wednesday
03
May

QLD Core Course

Trial Viva – Clinical Cases

Time & Location

7.00pm
Block 6, Level 4
Skills Development Centre, RBWH Education Centre

For further information please contact:

Rachel Craddock
Queensland Regional Executive Officer
P +61 7 3249 2907
E rachel.craddock@generalsurgeons.com.au

Wednesday
03
May

SA Long Course Program

Topic

  • Solitary Thyroid Nodule - Assessment and Presentations
  • Solitary Thyroid Nodule - Management and outcomes

Time & Location

6.15pm, GSA - Greenhill Executive Offices, 213 Greenhill Road, Eastwood

For further information please contact:

Karen Liu
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
P +61 8 8274 3791
E karen.liu@generalsurgeons.com.au

Thursday
04
May

MASTER Surgical Trainee Tutorials 2017

Monash University And Monash Health Surgical Training Education and Research

Topic - Ventral Hernia

  • Incisional hernia – prevention and when should we fix it? – Stephen Rodgers-Wilson
  • The burst abdomen – Ammar Tayaran
  • Evidence based hernia repair – Andrew Chong
  • Component separation hernia repair– Niyaz Naqash

Venue

Dandenong Hospital Diagnostic Imaging Conference Room
246 Clayton Rd, Clayton VIC 3168

Program

6:30pm - 7pm – Exam preparation quiz aimed at senior trainees
7pm - 9pm – MASTER session on allocated topic

More information please contact

Kate Galloway | Victorian & Tasmanian Regional Executive Officer
General Surgeons Australia
T 61 3 9276 7472
E kate.galloway@generalsurgeons.com.au

Saturday
06
May
Until Sunday
7th May

MOSES Course 1

Management of Surgical Emergencies Course

  • Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 May, 2017
  • Adelaide, South Australia

Eligibility

  • SET 3-5 Trainees in the SET Program in General Surgery
  • International Medical Graduates.
  • Consultants

The MOSES course aims to assist SET 3+ Trainees, IMGs, and Consultants to:

  • Make better decisions, negotiate dilemmas, and manage distractors in emergency surgery
  • Reduce error
  • Achieve better outcomes
  • Work more effectively within a team
  • Improve situational awareness
  • Provide strategies for getting out of trouble
  • Assist with Fellowship Exam preparation

Run over two full days, MOSES involves a variety of teaching methods including core lectures, skills stations, and group discussions. The course focuses on assessment and decision making skills for emergency situations, within the peri-operative period covering, but not limited to, the following:

  1. Upper Gastro Intestinal Bleed/ Gastro Intestinal Bleed
  2. Gastrectomy
  3. Bowel Obstruction
  4. Abdominal Emergency
  5. Post Thyroidectomy Bleed
  6. Laparotomy
  7. Complications after rectal surgery
  8. Intestinal Obstruction
  9. Soft Tissue Infection

With a high ration of faculty to a low ratio of participants, MOSES will offer you an excellent opportunity to develop strategy and problem solving skills for commonly encountered surgical emergencies in a small team environment, with senior General Surgical Consultants. MOSES is aimed at International Medical Graduates and senior SET Trainees, particularly Trainees and IMGs who are contemplating their Fellowship exam, and post Fellowship General Surgical Fellows/Consultants.

Registration

  • Trainee/IMG: AUD$770 inc. GST 
  • Consultant/Other: AUD$1,100 inc. GST

The course is fully allocated.  

To place your details on the waitlist please email sally.erickson@generalsurgeons.com.au 

Enquiries

Sally Erickson - Events Manager & Communications Officer
P 61 3 9249 1142
sally.erickson@generalsurgeons.com.au 

Saturday
06
May

SA Short Course Program

Topic

  • Trial Viva - Anatomy, Pathophysiology & Operative

Time & Location

9am-11am, GSA - Greenhill Executive Offices, 213 Greenhill Road, Eastwood

For further information please contact:

Karen Liu
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
P +61 8 8274 3791
E karen.liu@generalsurgeons.com.au

Monday
08
May

2017 GSA Trainees' Day - Surgical Emergencies

Sepsis, Burns, Trauma & General Surgical Emergencies

Date

Monday 08 May, 2017 - one-day prior to the RACS Annual Scientific Congress

Location

Riverbank Room
Lower Level
Adelaide Convention Centre, SA

Scientific Convenor

Dr Benjamin Teague, FRACS
Upper GI/Bariatric Surgeon, Adelaide 

Program 

The Program will commence at 08:00am

Click here to view a copy of the scientific program.

Eligibility

General Surgery SET Trainees, IMGs, Fellows/Consultants, and Medical Students along with any interested parties, are welcome to register for this event.

*Please note attendance at this event may count towards the minimum number of attendances required for eligible SET Trainees, as per Regulations 4.9.1 of the Training Regulations Handbook

Registration

  • Cost: $99 Inc. GST
    Includes scientific program and catering 

Please note that online registration is now closed.

Limited onsite registration will be available on Monday 08 May from 7:00am, in the Riverbank Foyer of the Adelaide Convention Centre.

Please note that dietary requirements received from now onwards cannot be catered for.

Enquiries

Sally Erickson - Events Manager & Communications Officer
P 61 3 9249 1142
E sally.erickson@generalsurgeons.com.au

Monday
08
May

Developing a Career and Skills in Academic Surgery (DCAS) Course

To view the provisional program, please click here.
To register online via the DCAS website, click here.

Date& Time

Monday 8 May 2017
7:00am – 4:00pm

Location

Adelaide Convention Centre, South Australia

Contact

Conferences & Events Management
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
T +61 3 9249 1260
F +61 3 9276 7431
E dcas@surgeons.org

Monday
08
May

Eastern Educational Sessions - Surgical Lecture Series 2017

Eastern Educational Sessions - Surgical Lecture Series 2017

Monday fortnightly lecture series
5:30pm: Medical Student Lecture
6:30pm: Registrar/Resident Teaching

Venue

Seminar Room 2, Level 3, 5 Arnold Street, Box Hill

Topic

  • Med students lecture: Thyroid and parathyroid anatomy and physiology
  • Reg 1: (X Moar) Solitary thyroid nodule
  • Reg 2: (T Luck) MEN1 and 2

For more information, please contact

Kate Galloway
Victorian & Tasmanian Regional Executive Officer & Junior Doctors Coordinator
E kate.galloway@generalsurgeons.com.au
T 61 3 9276 7472

Saturday
13
May

SA Short Course

Topic

  • Trial Viva - Clinical Cases

Time & Location

9am-11am, GSA - Greenhill Executive Offices, 213 Greenhill Road, Eastwood

For further information please contact:

Karen Liu
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
P +61 8 8274 3791
E karen.liu@generalsurgeons.com.au

Wednesday
17
May

QLD Core Course Program

Topic

GORD - pathology, work-up and medical management
GORD - surgical options for management

Time & Location

7.00pm
RBWH Education Centre

For further information please contact:

Rachel Craddock
Queensland Regional Executive Officer
P +61 7 3249 2907
E rachel.craddock@generalsurgeons.com.au

Wednesday
17
May

SA Long Course Program

Topic

  • Abdominal Trauma - role of imaging modalities
  • Abdominal Trauma - damage control laparotomy (Viva)

Time & Location

6.15pm, GSA - Greenhill Executive Offices, 213 Greenhill Road, Eastwood

For further information please contact:

Karen Liu
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
P +61 8 8274 3791
E karen.liu@generalsurgeons.com.au

Thursday
18
May

MASTER Surgical Trainee Tutorials 2017

Monash University And Monash Health Surgical Training Education and Research

Topic - Biliary

  • The classification, work up and management of choledochal cysts – Yumna Telukder
  • Surgery for Choledochal cysts – Dean Spilias
  • The complications of ERCP – Tamara Vu
  • ERCP use in surgical practice  – Dan Croagh

Venue

Dandenong Hospital Diagnostic Imaging Conference Room
246 Clayton Rd, Clayton VIC 3168

Program

6:30pm - 7pm – Exam preparation quiz aimed at senior trainees
7pm - 9pm – MASTER session on allocated topic

More information please contact

Kate Galloway | Victorian & Tasmanian Regional Executive Officer
General Surgeons Australia
T 61 3 9276 7472
E kate.galloway@generalsurgeons.com.au

Friday
19
May
Until Saturday
20th May

Component Separation for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction with Biodesign®

Cook Medical Vista | Education and Training

  • Component Separation for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction with Biodesign® Workshop including cadaver lab
  • 19-20 May
  • Perth WA

Surgery training

Cook Medical’s Vista education events introduce Surgeons to the role of Biodesign® advanced tissue repair products in soft-tissue repair procedures.

Course Levels

Cook Medical’s Vista education events are run at the following levels:

  • Foundational – Courses designed for those currently undertaking surgical training 
  • Refinement – Courses designed for practising consultant surgeons, who are looking to expand & refine their surgical skill 
  • Mastery – Courses designed for experienced consultant surgeons, looking to advance their surgical skills

The Component Separation for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction with Biodesign® event will be run at refinement level, aimed at practising consultant surgeons who are looking to expand and refine their surgical skill

To find out more, and to register please visit vista.cookmedical.com

Saturday
20
May

CTEC Critical Care Medicine Conference

Are you sometimes required to manage a critical care patient and would like to know more about handling their requirements?

This conference is designed to “fill the gaps” of subspecialist knowledge for those that only treat critical care patients on an irregular basis. Highly regarded specialists from Emergency Medicine, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care will present ways on how to manage and monitor a critical care patient relating to a particular subspecialty.

Presentation content will include case studies, tips and some of the latest techniques relating to this topic. Participants will be encouraged to participate in the interactive presentation format.

This conference will particularly appeal to doctors working in rural areas, generalist hospital based doctors, Junior Doctors and GPs (Metro & Rural). Nurses and Medical Students are also welcome (limited places).

This conference may also be beneficial to those who have attended the CTEC Panorama of Emergency Surgery Conference.

Conference Content

Topics include a wide range of subspecialties:

Emergency
Toxicology
Emergency Radiology

Anaesthesia
Regional Anaesthetic Techniques
Crash Airway Protocols
Cardiac Surgical Considerations

Intensive Care
Renal Care in ICU
Liver Care in ICU
Paediatric Medicine
Bariatrics Considerations

After lunch, we will hold “The Great Debate” on a topic relating to the conference.

Convenor

Dr Ruth Blackham

Faculty

Dr Simon Erikson
Dr Steve Watts

Accreditation

This educational activity will be submitted to RACS, RACGP, RACP and ACRRM for accreditation.

Date

Thursday 20 May 2017

Conference Schedule

8.00am Registration
8.30am Welcome
4.30pm End

Suitable for

Generalist Hospital Based Doctors, Consultants, Trainees, RMOs Interns, Registrars, Junior Doctors, ICU Doctors, Anaesthetists and GP’s (Metro & Rural).
Nurses and Medical Students are also welcome (limited places).

Venue

The University Club of Western Australia
Case Study Room
Entrance No. 1 Hackett Drive
Crawley, Perth, Western Australia

Fees

All Doctors: $240
Nurses (limited places): $190
Medical Students (limited places): $160

More information

Click here to register.

Click here for a information flyer.

Sarah Smith
CTEC Marketing and Events Coordinator
P +61 (0)8 6488 4739
E sarah.smith@uwa.edu.au

Monday
22
May

Eastern Educational Sessions - Surgical Lecture Series 2017

Eastern Educational Sessions - Surgical Lecture Series 2017

Monday fortnightly lecture series
5:30pm: Medical Student Lecture
6:30pm: Registrar/Resident Teaching

Venue

Seminar Room 2, Level 3, 5 Arnold Street, Box Hill

Topic

  • Med students lecture: Bowel cancer: History, examination and investigations
  • Reg 1: (A Tam) Colonic polyps
  • Reg 2 (M Williams) : Colorectal cancer – staging and treatment

For more information, please contact

Kate Galloway
Victorian & Tasmanian Regional Executive Officer & Junior Doctors Coordinator
E kate.galloway@generalsurgeons.com.au
T 61 3 9276 7472

Monday
22
May

Head and Neck MDT Education Session

Topic

Oropharyngeal Tumours

Presenters

Dr Richard Dirven
Dr Maryam Masseli

Expert Panels

Dr Suren Krishnan (Head and Neck Surgeon)
Dr Mo Mo Tin (Radiation Oncologist)
Dr Michael Boyer (Chemotherapy Oncologist)
Dr Ruta Gupta (Head and Neck Pathologist)

Flyer

Please click here for a flyer

Date & Time

Monday 22nd May 2017 at 5.30pm

Venue

Level 2, MDT Room (down hallway behind Clinic A reception)
Chris O’Brien Lifehouse
119-143 Missenden Road, Camperdown

If you are unable to attend, you are also welcome to dial in or log in online via GoToMeeting.

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/966424029

Password: headandneck
Ph.: (02) 8355 1050
Passcode: 966 424 029#
Voice code: #

For more information, please contact:

Lydia Zammit
Chris O'Brien Lifehouse
Department Administrator
P +61 02 8514 0432
E lydia.zammit@lh.org.au

Tuesday
23
May

WA WARTS Session

Time & Location

2pm-6pm, RACS - 184 Hampden Road, Nedlands, WA

For further information please contact:

Karen Liu
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
P +61 8 8274 3791
E karen.liu@generalsurgeons.com.au

Wednesday
24
May

SA Long Course Program

Topic

  • Non Variceal Acute UGI bleed - Assessment and Management
  • Variceal acute UGI bleed - Assessment and Management (Viva)

Time & Location

6.15pm, GSA - Greenhill Executive Offices, 213 Greenhill Road, Eastwood

For further information please contact:

Karen Liu
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
P +61 8 8274 3791
E karen.liu@generalsurgeons.com.au

Wednesday
31
May

SA Long Course Program

Topic

  • Management of Varicose Veines
  • Assessment and Management of Diabetic Foot ulcers

Time & Location

6.15pm, GSA - Greenhill Executive Offices, 213 Greenhill Road, Eastwood

For further information please contact:

Karen Liu
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
P +61 8 8274 3791
E karen.liu@generalsurgeons.com.au

 
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