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Events

events in april 2017
Saturday
01
Apr

SA Short Course Program

Topic

  • 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

Saturday
01
Apr

Western FRACS II Tutorial Sessions 2017

Venue

Main Auditorium, Footscray Hospital, 21 Gordon Street, FOOTSCRAY VIC 3011

Topic

Upper GI and Abdominal Wall Hernias

Time

10.00am - 12.00pm

Panel

Prof Chan, Mr Jacobs, Mr Bui & Mr Siva Ravindran

Additional Information

Practice Exam Tutorials for SET Trainees (SET 2 – SET 5). Aiming for May exam 2017 Exam.

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
03
Apr

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: Fluid management and principles of blood transfusion
  • Reg1 (J Tey): Fluid management and blood transfusion
  • Reg2 (M Ashour): Management of abdominal trauma

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
05
Apr

SA Long Course Program

Topic

  • Crohn's Disease - presentation and assessment
  • Crohn's Disease - management options and treatment (Vivas)

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

Saturday
08
Apr

2017 Simulation Workshop 1

On behalf of General Surgeons Australia and the Victorian/Tasmanian Training Committee, it is with pleasure that we invite you to participate in the 2017 Simulation Workshops.

There will be three simulation workshops on offer for trainees and IMGs to attend which is being coordinated by Dr Kate Martin. Each workshop is convened by an expert in the field.

As these workshops are being offered free of charge, we anticipate that they will be extremely popular. Places will be offered on a first-come first served basis.

Note: Due to the workshops being offered free of charge, any Trainee or IMG who registers but does not attend will be prohibited from attending any future simulation workshops.

Work Shop #1

Title

Laparoscopic Tissue Approximation

Date & Time

Saturday 8 April 2017
Morning group - 09:00 – 12:00 followed by lunch
Afternoon group - 12:30 – 15:30, lunch prior (replica of morning session)

Objective

To introduce the trainee to the principles of laparoscopic tissue approximation.  Participants will also practice techniques of stapled and hand-sewn tissue approximation.

Convenor

Mr Julian Choi

Number of participants

12 in each group

Venue

Skills and Education Centre
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
250-290 Spring Street, EAST MELBOURNE VIC 3002

Contact

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

Saturday
08
Apr

SA Short Course Program

Topic

  • 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
12
Apr

SA Long Course Program

Topic

  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Management of DCIS and LCIS - controversies (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

Monday
17
Apr
Until Wednesday
19th Apr

DSTC Course

Melbourne

  • Day One | April 17, 2017 

    Participant registration and an introduction to the key concepts of surgical decision making and damage control in the treatment of major trauma.

  • Day Two | April 18, 2017 

    Exploration of surgical techniques with tricks and tips from the experts and application in a cadaveric session.

  • Day Three | April 19, 2017 

    A final day of applying technical and non-technical skills that features a laboratory session, problem solving, simulation and hands on skills.

The DSTC course is the perfect opportunity to focus on

  • Surgical decision-making in complex scenarios
  • Operative technique in critically ill trauma patients
  • Hands on practical experience with experienced instructors (both national and international)
  • Insight into difficult trauma situations with learned techniques of haemorrhage control and the ability to handle major thoracic, cardiac and abdominal injuries

The Definitive Surgical Trauma Care (DSTC) course is recommended by The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons for all Consultant Surgeons and final year trainees.

The Definitive Perioperative Nurses Trauma Care (DPNTC) course is held in conjunction with the DSTC course. It is aimed at registered nurses with experience in perioperative nursing and allows them to develop their knowledge and skills in a multidisciplinary setting. For perioperative nurses, the DPNTC course provides equivalent hours towards annual continuing professional development (CPD) as outlined by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

The Definitive Anaesthetic Trauma Care (DATC) course will provide multidisciplinary training to anaesthetists involved in trauma and will run in Sydney and Auckland along with DSTC and DPNTC.

Click here to find out more and to register.

Wednesday
19
Apr

QLD Core Course Program

Topic

  • Salivary gland calculus disease - pathology and management
  • How to do a safe thyroidectomy

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
20
Apr

MASTER Surgical Trainee Tutorials 2017

Monash University And Monash Health Surgical Training Education and Research

Topic - Gastric Cancer

  • Aetiology and work-up – Suellyn Centauri
  • Neoadjuvant Treatment for gastric cancer – Liang Low
  • Gastrectomy – Mark Cullinan
  • Post-gastrectomy syndromes – Wei Lim

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
22
Apr

Western FRACS II Tutorial Sessions 2017

Venue

Main Auditorium, Footscray Hospital, 21 Gordon Street, FOOTSCRAY VIC 3011

Topic

Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary / transplant, Spleen and Trauma

Time

10.00am - 12.00pm

Panel

Mr Usatoff, Mr Smith, Mr Houli, Mr Choi & Mr Siva Ravindran

Additional Information

Practice Exam Tutorials for SET Trainees (SET 2 – SET 5). Aiming for May exam 2017 Exam.

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
24
Apr

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 Student lecture: Bowel Obstruction (Small and large)
  • Reg 1: (J Goonawardena) functional bowel disorders – pseudo obstruction, constipation
  • Reg 2 (A Jain): Management of chronic constipation, pseudo obstruction, volvulus.

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

Friday
28
Apr

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

Saturday
29
Apr
Until Tuesday
28th Mar

Head & Neck Tumour Stream

Current Concepts in Head & Neck Cancer Care | A Multicisciplinary Management Approach

  • Saturday 29 April
  • 08:30 - 17:30
  • Level 7 Lecture Theatre - Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

In this one day course we will review the current evidence supporting the multidisciplinary care of head and neck cancer patients, including expert panel presentations and case discussions. 

The workshop will be valuable to surgeons, radiation and medical oncologists, allied health clinicians, nurses, and dentists who wish to review and update their knowledge of head and neck cancer management.  Interested medical professionals and health
practitioners from other fields are also invited to attend.

Topics covered include: 

  • The role of panendoscopy in the era of modern imaging 
  • Management of head and neck cutaneous malignancies 
  • Optimal resection margins for oral cavity cancers and reconstructive options 
  • Radiation in the management of oropharyngeal, laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancers and the role of transoral robotic resection 
  • Systemic options in head and neck cancer management 
  • Multi-disciplinary management of thyroid cancers

To Register

Click here to download the registration form.

For enquiries please email hnst@mh.org.au

 
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