Events

events in may 2020
Tuesday
05
May

WA WARTS Session

Time

1.30pm-5.30pm

This event will be delivered as a live stream.

For further information please contact:

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

Wednesday
06
May

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • Oesophageal Cancer
  • Perforated Oesophagus

Time

7.00pm

This event will be delivered as a live stream.

For further information please contact:

Rachel Craddock
Queensland Regional Executive Officer
P +61 7 3317 8382
E rachel.craddock@generalsurgeons.com.au

Friday
08
May
Until Sunday
10th May

Australasian Students’ Surgical Conference 2020

The Australasian Students’ Surgical Conference (ASSC) aims to bring together university students and junior health professionals from around Australasia for three days of surgical education and entertainment.

Date

8-10 May 2020

Location

TBC
Melbourne

Registration

Please click here to register.

Contact

asscconvenor@gmail.com

Saturday
09
May
Until Sunday
10th May

Management of Surgical Emergencies Course

  • Saturday 09 & Sunday 10 May
  • Melbourne

Eligibility

  • SET 3-5 General Surgery Trainees
  • 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: $770 inc. GST 
  • Consultant/Other: $1,100 inc. GST
This course is fully allocated.  

Enquiries
Sally Erickson 
sally.erickson@generalsurgeons.com.au 
P +61 3 9149 1142

Monday
11
May

ANZAST Rib Fixation Workshop

Please click here for further information.

There are limited spaces available so don’t miss your chance!

Date

11 May 2020

Location

VascuLab in Parkville, Melbourne.

Registration

Please click here to register.

Contact

E conferences.events@surgeons.org

Monday
11
May

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

Please click here for further information and to register.

Date & Time

11 May 2020

Venue

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Melbourne

For more information, please contact:

E dcas@surgeons.org

 

Monday
11
May

Practical Quality Colonoscopy Skills Workshop

Please click here for a flyer.

Please click here for further information.

Date

11 May 2020

Location

RACS
250-290 Spring Street
East Melbourne

Contact

Surgical.Endoscopy@surgeons.org

Monday
11
May

Trainees' Day - Breast & Endocrine Surgery

*Please note, due to the evolving Covid-19 pandemic, this event will be offered virtually from Monday 21 September.

Registration

Training Requirement 

*Attendance at this event will count towards the General Surgery SET Program Regulation 4.10.1 - minimum Trainees' Days attendance, for those who have commenced SET Training.

Wednesday
13
May

ANZGOSA teaching programme for SET Trainees

Purpose:

A series of lectures aimed at covering the Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric curriculum for senior General Surgery Trainees preparing for the FRACS.

Audience:

  • Senior General Surgery SET trainees
  • International Medical Graduates studying for the RACS Fellowship Exam

Learning objectives:

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Upper GI tract
  • Pathophysiology of diseases of the Upper GI tract and Obesity
  • Management of obesity and diseases of the Upper GI tract

Resources:

Format

  • One-hour live session via Zoom (5pm WA/6.30pm SA/7pm EST/9pm NZ)
    - Lecturer to present PowerPoint on given topic in
    cluding mock questions (40 min)
    - Facilitator to manage questions from participants (20 min)
  • Participants to have video off, type questions via chat.
  • Lecture to be recorded and available on the ANZGOSA/GSA & Medtronic Website.

Topic

13th May - Barrett’s Oesophagus

Registration

Please click here to register.

For further information please contact:

E anzgosa@gmail.com

Wednesday
13
May

Live webcast with Dr J. Scott Roth - Phasix™ Mesh

  • Wednesday 13 May
  • From AEST 10:00am

Trainees, Consultants, Fellows, and any interested party, is invited to join Dr J. Scott Roth on Wednesday 13 May for a virtual session focusing on Phasix™ Mesh. 

Topics

  • Benefits of a long-term bioresorbable mesh 
  • Phasix™ Mesh 18 month and three year clinical results 
  • Using Phasix™ Mesh in a broader application 

Faculty

  • Dr J.Scott Roth MD, FACS 
    Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery 
    University of Kentucky Medical Center 
    Lexington, K 
    Click here to find out more.

To join

To participate, please join via Zoom 10 minutes prior to session commencing at AEST 10:00am: https://zoom.us/j/91229625947

Wednesday
13
May

SA Long Course Program

Time

7.45pm

This event will be delivered as a live stream.

For further information please contact:

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

Monday
18
May

Management of Bariatric Surgical Complications during the COVID Crisis Webinar #3

Topics

Introduction
Principles of leak assessment and management
Assessing patients for complications of surgery
Common nutritional issues

Case Discussions:

CASE 1 – Sleeve Leak
CASE 2 – The tale of an enterotomy

Date & Time

18th May at 7:00pm AEST (5:00pm AWST, 9:00pm NZST)

Registration

Please click here to register.

For further information please contact:

E christopher.smith53@medtronic.com

Wednesday
20
May

ANZGOSA teaching programme for SET Trainees

Purpose:

A series of lectures aimed at covering the Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric curriculum for senior General Surgery Trainees preparing for the FRACS.

Audience:

  • Senior General Surgery SET trainees
  • International Medical Graduates studying for the RACS Fellowship Exam

Learning objectives:

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Upper GI tract
  • Pathophysiology of diseases of the Upper GI tract and Obesity
  • Management of obesity and diseases of the Upper GI tract

Resources:

Format

  • One-hour live session via Zoom (5pm WA/6.30pm SA/7pm EST/9pm NZ)
    - Lecturer to present PowerPoint on given topic in
    cluding mock questions (40 min)
    - Facilitator to manage questions from participants (20 min)
  • Participants to have video off, type questions via chat.
  • Lecture to be recorded and available on the ANZGOSA/GSA & Medtronic Website.

Topic

20th May - Oesophageal malignancies

Registration

Please click here to register.

For further information please contact:

E anzgosa@gmail.com

Wednesday
20
May

SA Long Course Program

Time

7.00pm

This event will be delivered as a live stream.

For further information please contact:

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

Friday
22
May
Until Sunday
24th May

Head and Neck Reconstruction Course

Please click here for a flyer.

Date & Time

22-24 May 2020

Venue

Macquarie University
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
3 Technology Place
Macquarie Park, NSW Anatomy lab

To register and for more information, please contact:

E Lydia.Zammit@lh.org.au

Monday
25
May

ANZGOSA/ANZHPBA & ANZMOSS Webinar Series

Supported by Medtronic

Time:

  • 7:00pm AEST (5:00pm AWST, 9:00pm NZST)

Moderator:

  • Mr Mohammed Ballal, Consultant Surgeon Upper GI, HPB Surgeon, Lead Surgeon UGI and HPB unit Fiona Stanley Hospital, Associate Professor of Surgery School of Surgery, University of Western Australia
  • Dr David Yeo, UGI and HPB Surgeon Sydney, Clinical lead in UGI surgery, Institute of academic surgery at RPA Hospital, Sydney

Faculty:

  • Professor Arthur Richardson
  • Dr Dan Croagh
  • Dr Christos Apostolou

Programme:

Topic

Presenter

Time

Introduction

Mohammed Ballal

5 min

Resource management and future perspectives

Arthur Richardson

20 min

Managing complications following pancreatic surgery

Daniel Croagh

20 min

Case Discussions:

CASE 1 – Risk adjustment or aversion: A case-based discussion
Presented by Christos Apostolou

All faculty

20 min


Already registered for this event via an earlier invite? No need to register again, we will see you there.

Registration:

Click here to register.

For further information please contact:

E anzgosa@gmail.com

Wednesday
27
May

ANZGOSA teaching programme for SET Trainees

Purpose:

A series of lectures aimed at covering the Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric curriculum for senior General Surgery Trainees preparing for the FRACS.

Audience:

  • Senior General Surgery SET trainees
  • International Medical Graduates studying for the RACS Fellowship Exam

Learning objectives:

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Upper GI tract
  • Pathophysiology of diseases of the Upper GI tract and Obesity
  • Management of obesity and diseases of the Upper GI tract

Resources:

Format

  • One-hour live session via Zoom (5pm WA/6.30pm SA/7pm EST/9pm NZ)
    - Lecturer to present PowerPoint on given topic in
    cluding mock questions (40 min)
    - Facilitator to manage questions from participants (20 min)
  • Participants to have video off, type questions via chat.
  • Lecture to be recorded and available on the ANZGOSA/GSA & Medtronic Website.

Topic

27th May - Oesophageal motility disorders and strictures

Registration

Please click here to register.

For further information please contact:

E anzgosa@gmail.com

Wednesday
27
May

SA Long Course Program

Time

7.00pm

This event will be delivered as a live stream.

For further information please contact:

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

 
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