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Events

events in june 2017
Thursday
01
Jun

MASTER Surgical Trainee Tutorials 2017

Monash University And Monash Health Surgical Training Education and Research

Topic - Intestinal Fistula

  • Enterocutaneous fistula work up – Jeremy Khoo
  • Nutritional management – Madhu Bhamidapathy
  • Conservative management– TC Nguyen
  • Surgical principles in enteric fistula Management– Cham Saranasuriya

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
03
Jun

NSW Educational Course

Topics

  • Benign Oesophageal Disease
  • Oesophageal Cancer
  • Nutrition/TPN
  • Exam Technique

Time & Location

9am-5pm, Johnson & Johnson Medical Auditorium
1-5 Khartoum Road, Macquarie Park (North Ryde)

For further information please contact:

Katherine Naumoff
NSW-ACT Regional Executive Officer
P +61 2 8298 4513
E katherine.naumoff@generalsurgeons.com.au

Monday
05
Jun

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: Liver tumors
  • Reg 1: (Z Yahya) Benign Liver lesions
  • Reg 2: (K Heron) malignant liver lesions, management colorectal liver metastases

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
07
Jun

QLD Core Course Program

Topic

  • Managment of Complications of Acute Pancreatitis, Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumours - Pathogenesis, workup 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

Sunday
11
Jun
Until Monday
12th Jun

Advanced Component Separation Techniques for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction with Biodesign®

Cook Medical Vista | Education and Training

  • Advanced Component Separation Techniques for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction with Biodesign®
  • 11-12 June
  • Brisbane QLD

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 Advanced Component Separation Techniques for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction with Biodesign® event will be run at the mastery level, aimed at experienced consultant surgeons, looking to advance their surgical skills

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

Tuesday
13
Jun

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
  • 13-14 June
  • Melbourne VIC

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

Tuesday
13
Jun

Core Skills: Microsurgical Skills for Trainees Workshop

This highly practical half day workshop (morning session) workshop provides junior and senior General Surgery and Plastic Surgery trainees with the opportunity to learn new skills and consolidate knowledge in a range of procedures in arm and hand microsurgery.  Trainees will deepen their understanding and skills through a combination of demonstrations, anatomy sessions and practical cadaveric (arm and hand) sessions, assisted by Theatre Nurses.

Topics

Anatomy and Dissection Session:
Arm and hand anatomy
Tendons
Dissecting out tendons

Cadaveric Practical Sessions:
Radial forearm flap
Cross finger flap
Homodigital flap

Suitable for:

Junior and Senior Plastic Surgery and General Surgery Trainees, and Service Registrars with strong surgical experience seeking entry to the Plastic Surgery SET Training Program. 

Date & Time

Tuesday 13th June 2017
08.00am to 12.45pm followed by lunch

Fees

Trainees: $400

Register

Please click here to register online.

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

Wednesday
14
Jun

SA Long Course Program

Topic

  • Benign Testicular Pathology - Assessment and Management
  • Testicular Neoplasm - Assessment and Management

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
15
Jun

Core Skills: Advanced Bariatric & Roux-en-Y Laparoscopic Surgery Workshop

This highly practical one day cadaveric workshop aims to create an educational environment in which consultant surgeons and senior trainees are encouraged to exchange ideas and information pertaining to the latest advances in upper GI and bariatric surgery. 

Topics

Sleeve gastrectomy
Roux-en-Y
bypass (RYGB)
Complications of gastric banding and sleeve gastrectomy
RYGB procedural overview
Revision of sleeve gastrectomy
Complications of RYGB
Management of reflux: the difficult hiatus and pseudoachalasia

Date & Time

Thursday 15th June 2017
07.45am to 04.30pm

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

Saturday
17
Jun
Until Sunday
18th Jun

An Introduction to Surgical Research

Topics and Practical Skills:

Developing hypothesis
Literature review
Study designs
Statistics (access to STATA included)
Conference presentation
Manuscript writing
Publication process

For more information

For full course information please visit here

Click here to download a flyer

Dates & Times

The course runs over 3 weekends over 12 weeks

Weekend 1: 17 - 18 June 2017 - 8am - 5.30pm
Weekend 2: 29 - 30 July 2017 - 8am - 5.30pm
Weekend 3: 9 - 10 September 2017 - 8am - 5.30pm

Venue:

Monash University, Clayton campus

Cost:

$3000

For further information please contact:

Mati Chinyanda – Program Manager
T 03 9905 5112
E mihce-inquieries@monash.edu

Tuesday
20
Jun

GESA National Endoscopy Training Initiative (NETI) - 2017 Program

Basic Colonoscopy Workshop

The Gastroenterological Society of Australia National Endoscopy Training Initiative Basic Colonoscopy Workshop is specifically designed for Advanced Trainees.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the workshop, participants will:
- Understand the principles of diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy
- Understand the principles and practice of patient preparation for colonoscopy, including indications/consent/bowel preparation
- Be familiar with the design, function and set-up of the endoscope
- Be familiar with the controls and handling of a colonoscope
- Understand the principles and techniques for colonoscope insertion including torque steering, loop recognition and reduction
- Understand the principles and techniques for colonoscope withdrawal to maximize mucosal views and lesion detection
- Understand current colonoscopy surveillance guidelines
- Understand the management of anticoagulants before and after endoscopy
- Be familiar with the accessories used and understand the principles of colonoscopic interventions including polypectomy, clipping and
chromoendoscopy.

Format

- Live colonoscopy demonstrations broadcast from the endoscopy suite utilising the Olympus magnetic imager “ScopeGuide”
- Short, state-of-the-art reviews by local faculty
- 4 hands-on breakout stations
- Interactive panel discussions of clinical challenges in colonoscopy

Date and Time

Tuesday, 20 June 2017
08.25am - 17.00pm

Location

Alfred 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
21
Jun

SA Long Course Program

Topic

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrom and Hand Infections
  • Depuytren's Contracture, Trigger Finger and Ganglions

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
21
Jun

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
24
Jun

Sydney Robotics Summit 2017

Each year Sydney Local Health District holds a mid-year Symposium to put an intensive three day focus on health, research and innovation. The RPA Institute of Academic Surgery is holding Australia's first Surgical Robotics Summit as a partner and part of the three day event.

You are invited to attend the inaugural Sydney Robotics Summit 2017. The Summit will showcase world class robotic surgeons, discuss indepth robotic topics and host a grand debate.

Further Information

Please click here to go to the website

Please click here to register

Please click here for a flyer

Date

Saturday 24th June 2017

Location

Carriageworks
245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh

For further information please contact:

Lucy Mazkenzie
RPA Institute of Academic Surgery
Administrative Offier
P +61 2 9515 1955
E lucy.mackenzie.sswahs.nsw.gov.au

Wednesday
28
Jun

SA Long Course Program

Topic

  • Skin Cancers - BCC, SCC and Merkel Cell Tumour
  • Benign Skin and Subcutaneous Tumours

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
29
Jun

Core Skills: Laparoscopic General Surgery

This cadaveric Laparoscopic General Surgery Trainee workshop provides SET 1 - 3 General Surgical Trainees with the opportunity to learn new skills in a range of procedures in minimal access surgery.

Topics

Entry techniques
Trocar placement
Instrument placement
Role of the assistant
Dealing with difficult cases
Critical points during surgery
Dealing with an emergency situation
Laparoscopic appendicectomy
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Laparoscopic extraperitoneal inguinal hernia and choice of mesh

Date & Time

Thursday 29th June 2017
07.45am to 04.45pm

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
29
Jun

MASTER Surgical Trainee Tutorials 2017

Monash University And Monash Health Surgical Training Education and Research

Topic - Hiatus hernia

  • Indications for surgery -  Paul Cashin
  • The role of Mesh repair – Simon Bazaadut
  • What sort of wrap, the evidence –Asiri Arachchi
  • Giant hiatus hernia surgery – John Gribbin

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
30
Jun

Bariatric Interest Group Symposium

This Bariatric Interest Group Symposium will have two guest speakers: Associate Professor Michael Talbot and Mr Senarath Werapitiya. This is a free educational event (including dinner) however you must register to be able to attend!

Please click here to register.

Suitable for

Surgical Consultants, Bariatric Physicians, Bariatric Trainees & Fellows, General Surgeons, Anaesthetists, Gastroenterologists, Radiologists, General Practitioners, Bariatric Nurses, Psychologists and Dietitians (limited places for Bariatric Nurses, Psychologists and Dietitians).

Date & Time

Thursday 15th June 2017
from 06.30pm

Location

CTEC, The University of Western Australia, Perth

Contact

Sarah Smith
Marketing & Events Coordinator
P  +61 8 6488 4739
sarah.smith@uwa.edu.au
W www.ctec.uwa.edu.au

Friday
30
Jun

Core Skills: Introduction to Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery

This hands-on workshop is aimed at providing junior trainees with an improved understanding and proficiency in the basic techniques required for laparoscopic bariatric surgery.  Sophisticated bench top simulations with a high degree of similarity to human tissue will allow participants to operate in a realistic simulated environment.

Surgical teaching will include:

Model of bariatric care – selection and preparation
Perioperative ward care
Patient positioning and port placement
Placement of laparoscopic band
Removal of laparoscopic adjustable gastric band
Sleeve gastrectomy
Perioperative management

The workshop will include interactive sessions with expert faculty discussing case scenarios including difficult cases and application of evidence based management.

Date & Time

Friday 30th June 2017
08.00am to 03.30pm

Location

CTEC, The University of Western Australia, Perth

Register

Click here to register online

Contact

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

 
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