Events

events in march 2021
Saturday
06
Mar

Fellowship Exam Online Revision Sessions with Dr Ravindran

FRACS 2021 Revision Practice Examination Sessions for SET 5 – Written

Topic

Colorectal Spots/Written Quiz

Who

SET 5 - NSW/SA/WA Trainees

Date & Time

Saturday 6th March 2021
6.00pm-8.00pm (AEDT)

Format

Zoom - Live Sessions (not recorded)

Registration

No registration - Karen Clark will send login details prior to session

For further information please contact:

Karen Clark
VIC/TAS Regional Executive Officer
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Saturday
06
Mar

Online Fellowship Exam Preparation Course

A national six-week, online Fellowship Examination Preparation Course will be held to support General Surgery Trainees and Specialist International Medical Graduates who are eligible to sit the Fellowship Examination in 2021.

The program will comprise live streamed lectures, expert panel discussions and Q&A, and will also include small group breakout sessions for practice vivas each week.

Session 3
10:00-15:00 (ADST)
HPB & Upper GI
Click here to download the program

Registration
Registration is now open and will close on Thursday 4 March 2021. Click here to register.

Participant Instructions & Breakout Rooms
Please click here to download the Participant Instructions, including joining breakout rooms.

Contact
For any queries relating to the course, please contact the Course Co-ordinators:
Karen Clark | Regional Executive Officer - VIC/TAS
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Katherine Naumoff | Regional Executive Officer - NSW/ACT
E katherine.naumoff@generalsurgeons.com.au

Register Now
Sunday
07
Mar

Fellowship Exam Online Revision Sessions with Dr Ravindran

FRACS 2021 Revision Practice Examination Sessions for SET 5 – Written

Topic

Colorectal Spots/Written Quiz

Who

SET 5 - VIC/QLD Trainees

Date & Time

Sunday 7th March 2021
6.00pm-8.00pm (AEDT)

Format

Zoom - Live Sessions (not recorded)

Registration

No registration - Karen Clark will send login details prior to session

For further information please contact:

Karen Clark
VIC/TAS Regional Executive Officer
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Monday
08
Mar

WA WARTS session

Time & Location

1.30pm-5.30pm
RACS, Ground Floor, 216 Stirling Highway, Claremont, WA

For further information please contact:

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

Saturday
13
Mar

Fellowship Exam Online Revision Sessions with Dr Ravindran

FRACS 2021 Revision Practice Examination Sessions for SET 5 – Written

Topic

Upper GI / Bariatrics Spots / Written Quiz

Who

SET 5 - NSW/SA/WA Trainees

Date & Time

Saturday 13th March 2021
6.00pm-8.00pm (AEDT)

Format

Zoom - Live Sessions (not recorded)

Registration

No registration - Karen Clark will send login details prior to session

For further information please contact:

Karen Clark
VIC/TAS Regional Executive Officer
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Saturday
13
Mar

Online Fellowship Exam Preparation Course

A national six-week, online Fellowship Examination Preparation Course will be held to support General Surgery Trainees and Specialist International Medical Graduates who are eligible to sit the Fellowship Examination in 2021.

The program will comprise live streamed lectures, expert panel discussions and Q&A, and will also include small group breakout sessions for practice vivas each week.

Session 4
10:00-15:00 (ADST)
Trauma & Emergency Surgery

Registration
Registration is now open and will close on Thursday 4 March 2021. Click here to register.

Participant Instructions & Breakout Rooms
Please click here to download the Participant Instructions, including joining breakout rooms.

Contact
For any queries relating to the course, please contact the Course Co-ordinators:
Karen Clark | Regional Executive Officer - VIC/TAS
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Katherine Naumoff | Regional Executive Officer - NSW/ACT
E katherine.naumoff@generalsurgeons.com.au

Sunday
14
Mar

Fellowship Exam Online Revision Sessions with Dr Ravindran

FRACS 2021 Revision Practice Examination Sessions for SET 5 – Written

Topic

Upper GI / Bariatrics Spots / Written Quiz

Who

SET 5 - VIC/QLD Trainees

Date & Time

Sunday 14th March 2021
6.00pm-8.00pm (AEDT)

Format

Zoom - Live Sessions (not recorded)

Registration

No registration - Karen Clark will send login details prior to session

For further information please contact:

Karen Clark
VIC/TAS Regional Executive Officer
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Monday
15
Mar
Until Tuesday
16th Mar

Management of Surgical Emergencies Course - QLD

  • Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 March 
  • Brisbane - *Hotel Calile

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

This course has been fully allocated.

*Please be aware that this course may move to an online/virtual format, depending on Covid-restrictions. We will do our best to run the course face-to-face where possible, but in the event of an outbreak and/or further restrictions, we will move to online.
 

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

Monday
15
Mar

Monash Online Surgical Training (MOST) Course

Monash Children’s Hospital and General Surgeons Australia are hosting a 6 week online laparoscopic skills course targeted at pre-SET registrar’s who would like to increase their proficiency in core surgical knowledge and skills.

Format

Online with live interactive webinars and interactive learning materials

Includes

- MCH Simulation Advanced eoSim version trainer (yours to keep for continued learning)
-
Laparoscopic instruments, models, sutures and surgical simulation models for home use
- Lifetime subscription to SurgTrac software

Date

Commences 15 March 2021
Webinar dates/times to be confirmed and negotiated with attendees

Register

Please click here to register by 19 February 2021

Credit

6 credit Points can be contributed to the Graduate Certificate of Clinical Simulation and other educational or surgical Masters courses that are under development at Monash University

Cost

$4,200 (inc. GST) – GSA Junior Doctor Members
$4,500 (inc. GST) – inc. credit points (see flyer for more information)

Please Note:

  1. Webinars will be recorded and can be accessed after each session, however, attendees are encouraged to attend to access live feedback. The faculty will support participants who miss more than one to catch up as well.
  2. The eoSim trainer is very similar to the advanced trainer on this website but there is no webcam or knot pusher.
  3. Suitable for all levels including interns and HMO’s. For the webinars, attendees will be grouped as per their skill level.
  4. You could potentially apply for credit points or recognition of prior learning with other universities, depending on their regulations.

If you have any questions, please contact Andrea Wallace on andrea.wallace@monashhealth.org or 03 8572 3820.

Monday
15
Mar

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • Management of screen detected breast lesions
  • Management of the axilia in breast cancer

This event will be delivered as a live stream.

For further information please contact:

Rachel Craddock
Queensland Regional Executive Officer
P +61 427 148 304
E rachel.craddock@generalsurgeons.com.au

Saturday
20
Mar

Online Fellowship Exam Preparation Course

A national six-week, online Fellowship Examination Preparation Course will be held to support General Surgery Trainees and Specialist International Medical Graduates who are eligible to sit the Fellowship Examination in 2021.

The program will comprise live streamed lectures, expert panel discussions and Q&A, and will also include small group breakout sessions for practice vivas each week.

Session 5
10:00-15:00 (ADST)
Transplantation & Vascular

Registration
Registration is now open and will close on Thursday 4 March 2021. Click here to register.

Participant Instructions & Breakout Rooms
Please click here to download the Participant Instructions, including joining breakout rooms.

Contact
For any queries relating to the course, please contact the Course Co-ordinators:
Karen Clark | Regional Executive Officer - VIC/TAS
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Katherine Naumoff | Regional Executive Officer - NSW/ACT
E katherine.naumoff@generalsurgeons.com.au

Friday
26
Mar

Fellowship Exam Online Revision Sessions with Dr Ravindran

FRACS 2021 Revision Practice Examination Sessions for SET 5 – Written

Topic

HPB / Transplant / Skin Spots / Written Quiz

Who

SET 5 - VIC/QLD Trainees

Date & Time

Friday 26th March 2021
6.00pm-8.00pm (AEDT)

Format

Zoom - Live Sessions (not recorded)

Registration

No registration - Karen Clark will send login details prior to session

For further information please contact:

Karen Clark
VIC/TAS Regional Executive Officer
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Saturday
27
Mar

Fellowship Exam Online Revision Sessions with Dr Ravindran

FRACS 2021 Revision Practice Examination Sessions for SET 5 – Written

Topic

HPB / Transplant / Skin Spots / Written Quiz

Who

SET 5 - NSW/SA/WA Trainees

Date & Time

Saturday 27th March 2021
6.00pm-8.00pm (AEDT)

Format

Zoom - Live Sessions (not recorded)

Registration

No registration - Karen Clark will send login details prior to session

For further information please contact:

Karen Clark
VIC/TAS Regional Executive Officer
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Saturday
27
Mar

Online Fellowship Exam Preparation Course

A national six-week, online Fellowship Examination Preparation Course will be held to support General Surgery Trainees and Specialist International Medical Graduates who are eligible to sit the Fellowship Examination in 2021.

The program will comprise live streamed lectures, expert panel discussions and Q&A, and will also include small group breakout sessions for practice vivas each week.

Session 6
10:00-15:00 (ADST)
Surgical Oncology, Melanoma, Skin

Registration
Registration is now open and will close on Thursday 4 March 2021. Click here to register.

Participant Instructions & Breakout Rooms
Please click here to download the Participant Instructions, including joining breakout rooms.

Contact
For any queries relating to the course, please contact the Course Co-ordinators:
Karen Clark | Regional Executive Officer - VIC/TAS
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Katherine Naumoff | Regional Executive Officer - NSW/ACT
E katherine.naumoff@generalsurgeons.com.au

Sunday
28
Mar

Fellowship Exam Online Revision Sessions with Dr Ravindran

Spots Real Time Trial Examination

Who

SET 5 - All states

Date & Time

Sunday 28th March 2021
6.00pm-8.00pm (AEDT) - Exam
8:15pm-9:15pm (AEDT) - Answers & Discussion

Format

Zoom - Live Sessions (not recorded)

Registration

No registration - Karen Clark will send login details prior to session

For further information please contact:

Karen Clark
VIC/TAS Regional Executive Officer
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Monday
29
Mar

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • Malignant thyroid tumours
  • Parathyroidectomy

This event will be delivered as a live stream.

For further information please contact:

Rachel Craddock
Queensland Regional Executive Officer
P +61 427 148 304
E rachel.craddock@generalsurgeons.com.au

Tuesday
30
Mar

WA WARTS session

Time & Location

1.30pm-5.30pm
RACS, Ground Floor, 216 Stirling Highway, Claremont, WA

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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