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events in august 2017
Wednesday
02
Aug

SA Long Course Program

Topic

  • Colonic Diverticulosis - Aetiology and Assessment
  • Colonic Diverticulosis - Complications and Management Options

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
03
Aug

MASTER Surgical Trainee Tutorials 2017

Monash University And Monash Health Surgical Training Education and Research

Topic - Anal and Perianal malignancies, Haemorrhoids

  • Investigation of anal and Perianal malignancies - Wei Lim
  • Treatment of anal and perianal malignancies – James Lim
  • Treatment options for haemorrhoids – the evidence – Joshua Hammerschlag
  • Operative treatment of haemorrhoids and complications of surgery – William Teoh

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

Monday
07
Aug

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: Acute pancreatitis. Causes and management
  • Reg 1: (Z Allan) Pancreatic cancer
  • Reg 2: (D Hng) Curative and palliative treatment for pancreatic cancer

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

Wednesday
09
Aug

QLD Core Course Program

Topic

  • Post-operative small bowel obstruction – approach to management
  • Umbilical/epigastric/Spigelian hernia – update on surgical approach

Time & Location

7pm, 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

Saturday
12
Aug

Board in General Surgery Registrar’s Paper Day

This important event is open to SET trainees, medical students, registrars and fellows, and is a great platform to deliver research projects in a peer group forum. The scientific papers should have relevance to the broad discipline of General Surgery and its related subspecialties (colorectal, hepatobiliary, upper gastrointestinal, breast/endocrine, rural surgery, trauma, transplantation, surgical oncology). Case reports will not be accepted.

Date 

Saturday 12 August 2017

Time

9.00am – 2.00pm
Registration commences at 8.30am

Location

Adelaide Pavilion, Veale Gardens, South Terrace

Program

Click here to view the program

Abstracts 

Scientific papers should have relevance to the broad discipline of general surgery and its related subspecialties. See Abstract Guidelines for further information.

This event is an approved regional meeting to present the SET research requirement.

Closing Date for abstracts

29 June 2017

Registration

Please click 'Register Now' to proceed to online registration or click here to download the paper registration form.

Sponsorship and Trade Display

For sponsorship registration form please click here

For further information contact:

Karen Liu
P +61 8 8274 3791
E karen.liu@generalsurgeons.com.au

Tuesday
15
Aug

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

Thursday
17
Aug
Until Friday
18th Aug

11th Colorectal Cancer Conference

A Multidisciplinary Approach

  • 17 & 18 August, 2017
  • Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre - Melbourne

Welcome to the 11th Colorectal Cancer Conference – A Multidisciplinary Approach.

The multidisciplinary approach to lower-gastrointestinal cancer management remains the cornerstone of the approach of the conference involving medical practitioners, nurses, allied health professionals and laboratory researchers. 

The program will cover state of the art clinical practice, including current areas of controversy and consider cutting edge translational research that may change practice going forward.

Topics

  • Watch and wait 
  • Immunotherapy
  • Tumour heterogeneity in colorectal cancer
  • Rectal cancer
  • Survivorship and prehabilitation

To Register

 
Please visit coloractalcancerconference.org to find out more and to register


Enquiries
Renae Leeson - Event Manager
P 1300 792 466 
renae@icms.com.au

Thursday
17
Aug
Until Friday
18th Aug

NZ Surgery 2017: Future Proofing Surgical Practice

View the provisional program here

Register online here

Location

TE PAPA, Wellington, New Zealand

For further information please contact:

RACS
P: +61 3 9249 1260
F: +61 3 9276 7431
E: college.asm@surgeons.org

Friday
18
Aug
Until Sunday
20th Aug

2017 RACS Combined Queensland Annual State Meeting & Surgical Directors Section Leadership Forum

View the provisional program here

Register online here

Location

Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa, Palm Cove

For further information please contact:

RACS
P: +61 3 9249 1260
F: +61 3 9276 7431
E: college.asm@surgeons.org

Saturday
19
Aug

GESA National Endoscopy Training Initiative (NETI) - 2017 Program

Capsule Endoscopy Workshop

The Gastroenterological Society of Australia National Endoscopy Training Initiative Capsule Endoscopy Workshop is specifically designed for:
- Physicians and surgeons recognised by the CCRTGE in endoscopy who are commencing the practice of capsule endoscopy or experienced users who have not previously attended a capsule endoscopy course

- Advanced trainees learning the practice of capsule endoscopy

Learning Objectives

- Understand the indications for and practice of capsule endoscopy including equipment, software and reading
- Recognise normal and abnormal findings including a range of pathology
- Be able to provide an accurate report including advice on appropriate further investigation and management

Format

- Lectures by a Faculty of experienced capsule endoscopists
- "Hands-on” sessions with all industry providers and supervision by Faculty

Date and Time

Saturday, 19 August 2017
13.30pm - 18.30pm

Location

Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre

Registration and more information

Click here for course details and to register.

Click here for a flyer.

For more information, please contact:

Wendy Weston
Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA)
P 1300 766 176
E wweston@gesa.org.au

Monday
21
Aug

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

  • Medical students lecture: Management of breast lump
  • Reg 1: (Rosie Callahan) Genetics of breast cancer (BRCA1/2…etc)
  • Reg2: (P Durgakeri) Staging, prognostic markers and management of breast cancer

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

Wednesday
23
Aug

GESA National Endoscopy Training Initiative (NETI) - 2017 Program

Practical Quality Colonoscopy Skills Workshop

The Gastroenterological Society of Australia National Endoscopy Training Initiative Practical Quality Colonoscopy Skills Workshop is specifically designed for:
- Anyone with colonoscopy experience, from trainees with more than 100 colonoscopies under their belt to consultant surgeons.

Date and Time

Wednesday, 23 August 2017
08.00am - 16.30pm

Location

Gold Coast University Hospital

Registration and more information

Click here for course details and to register.

Click here for a flyer.

For more information, please contact:

Wendy Weston
Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA)
P 1300 766 176
E wweston@gesa.org.au

Wednesday
23
Aug

QLD Core Course Program

Topic

  • Ulcerative colitis - when to operate and options to management
  • Acute lower GI bleed - work-up and management

Time & Location

7pm, 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

Thursday
24
Aug

Core Skills: Introduction to Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery

This CTEC workshop aims to provide participants the opportunity to gain knowledge of dissection techniques and vessel control, consolidated by practical sessions in laparoscopic colorectal surgical set up, techniques and dissection.  It is suitable for Service Registrars and Junior Trainees (SET 1 -3) in General Surgery who have previously completed CTEC’s Core Skills: Intermediate Laparoscopic Skills Workshop.  It will also feature case scenarios and discussions with expert faculty.

Topics

Bench top stapling
Small bowel anastomosis
Laparoscopic appendectomy exercise
Laparoscopic right hemi mobilisation
Laparoscopic loop ileostomy formation
Trocar placement
Instrument choice and placement
Dissection techniques
Sealing vessels and much more….

Date & Time

Thursday 24th August 2017
08.00am to 05.00pm

Location

CTEC, The University of Western Australia, Perth

Contact

John Linehan
CTEC Senior Course Co-ordinator
P  +61 8 6488 8049
john.linehan@uwa.edu.au
W www.ctec.uwa.edu.au

Thursday
24
Aug

CTEC Core Skills: Introduction to Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery

Register now for CTEC's popular Core Skills: Introduction to Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Workshop on Thursday 24 August 2017. Please register now to avoid disappointment.

Core Skills: Introduction to Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery is a hands-on workshop aimed at providing junior trainees with a greater understanding and improved level of competence in the basic techniques required for laparoscopic colorectal surgery.  Participants must have completed CTEC's Core Skills: Intermediate Laparoscopic Skills to be eligible for this workshop.

It aims to provide participants the opportunity to gain knowledge of dissection techniques and vessel control, consolidated by practical sessions in laparoscopic colorectal surgical set up, techniques and dissection.  It will also feature case scenarios and discussions with expert faculty.

Suitable for

Service Registrars and Junior Trainees (SET 1 - 3) in General Surgery who have previously completed CTEC's Core Skills: Intermediate Laparoscopic Skills workshop.

Date

Thursday 24 August 2017

Time

8.00am - 5.00pm

Fees

Non-WA Participants: $680
WA Participants:  $650

More information

Click here to go to the website.

Clinical Training & Evaluation Centre
The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
The University of Western Australia
+61 (0)8 6488 8044
35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley WA 6000
E admin-ctec@uwa.edu.au

Thursday
24
Aug

The Perth Emergency Laparotomy Audit – Where to Now?

Click here to view the flyer.

Location

Pan Pacific Hotel
2017 Adelaide Terrace, Perth

For further information and to register, please contact:

WAASM
P: +61 8 6389 8650
E: waasm@surgeons.org

Friday
25
Aug

Innovations in Proctology Course

Topic

The Innovations in Proctology Course is a specialist surgical course designed for Colorectal Surgeons, General Surgeons and Surgical Registrars.

Date & Time

Friday 25 August 2017, 9.00am - 5.00pm

Location

Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Hospital, Brisbane

Register

Register via website: https://www.metcinstitute.com/product/proctology-course/

For more information, please contact:

Kate Clingly
METC Institute
Conference and Events Manager
P 07 5600 4979
E info@metcinstitute.com

Friday
25
Aug

RACS WA, SA & NT Annual Scientific Meeting

View the provisional program here

Register online here

Location

Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth

For further information please contact:

RACS
P: +61 3 9249 1260
F: +61 3 9276 7431
E: college.asm@surgeons.org

Wednesday
30
Aug

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

Thursday
31
Aug

Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Training Day

The Northern Hospital is hosting a one day training day for laparoscopic (TEP) inguinal hernia repair, sponsored by Bard and Applied Medical. They are inviting general surgery trainees and fellows to attend this event. Numbers are strictly limited, but they are planning to run an additional session in November this year.

Please click here for a flyer.

Date

Thursday 31st August 2017

Location

The Northern Public Hospital
Northern Centre of Health
Education and Research
185 Cooper Street
Epping

Cost

$75 includes course notes, lunch and exclusive subscription to Bard hernia online training and educational materials.

Cost subsidies are available for trainees.

For further information, please contact:

Mr Henry To
E henry.to@nh.org.au

Thursday
31
Aug

MASTER Surgical Trainee Tutorials 2017

Monash University And Monash Health Surgical Training Education and Research

Topic - Familial colorectal cancer syndromes

  • An overview of FAP and HNPCC – Inoka  DeSilva
  • Non-CRC screening in HNPCC – Chandika Wewelwela
  • Advice to young patients with a family history of colorectal cancer and no known genetic abnormality - Philip Harris
  • Surgical considerations in FAP – TC Nguyen

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

 
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