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Events

events in september 2017
Monday
04
Sep

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: Anal cancer: diagnosis and treatment
  • Reg 1: (B Wilkie) Anal Cancer
  • Reg 2: (X Moar) Management rectal 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
06
Sep

QLD Core Course Program

Topic

  • Malignant LBO - management options
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

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

Friday
08
Sep

Applied Surgical Anatomy: Brain & Spinal Cord Regions

Univeristy of Tasmania School of Medicine Short Course Program

  • Applied Surgical Anatomy: Brain & Spinal Cord Regions
  • 08 September, 2017
  • 09:00 - 17:30
  • University of Tasmania, Medical Science Precinct
  • $850 Inc. GST - Includes course manual and refreshments

Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a combination of interactive small group skill stations to explore brain and spinal cord anatomy in relation to surgical procedures. A combination of dynamic and still intraoperative images, radiological exhibits and prosected human cadavers will be used to facilitate learning.

Facilitators

  • Mr Albert Erasmus, Neurosurgeon – Head of Department Neurosurgery, RHH
  • Mr Arvind Dubey, Neurosurgeon
  • Mr Jens Peters-Willke, Neurosurgeon
  • Mr Nova Thani, Neurosurgeon

To Register

Visit utas.edu.au to register online up until Friday 18 August, 2017
Numbers are limited

General Enquiries

Sue Quarmby
Manager, Continuing Professional Development Unit
P 0403 938 558
E cpd.medicine@utas.edu.au

Saturday
09
Sep

NSW Educational Course

Topics

  • Hernia
  • Adrenal
  • Testicular Tumours
  • 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 +61 477 888 578
E katherine.naumoff@generalsurgeons.com.au

Monday
11
Sep

Head and Neck MDT Education Session - Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Topic

Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Presenters

Dr Richard Dirven
Dr Shu Wing

Chair Person

Dr Hubert Low

Expert Panels

Dr Kerwin Shannon (Head and Neck Surgeon)
Dr Ruta Gupta (Pathologist)
Dr Alexander Guminski (Chemo-Oncologist)
Dr George Hruby (Radiation Oncologist)
Dr Michael Veness (Radiation Oncologist – online panel)

Flyer

Please click here for a flyer

Date & Time

Monday 11 September 2017 at 5.30pm

Venue

Level 2, MDT Room (down hallway behind Clinic A reception)
Chris O’Brien Lifehouse
119-143 Missenden Road, Camperdown

If you are unable to attend, you are also welcome to dial in or log in online via GoToMeeting.

First: via internet
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/966424029
Password: headandneck

Second: via phone
Ph: (02) 8355 1050
Passcode: 966 424 029#
Voice code: #

For more information, please contact:

Lydia Zammit
Chris O'Brien Lifehouse
Department Administrator
P +61 02 8514 0432
E lydia.zammit@lh.org.au

Thursday
14
Sep

MASTER Surgical Trainee Tutorials 2017

Monash University And Monash Health Surgical Training Education and Research

Topic - Parathyroid

  • Surgical indications and evidence– James Lee
  • Investigation of parathyroid disorders -  Caroline MacCallum
  • The complications of surgery – Chandika  Wewelwela
  • Parathyroidectomy – neck exploration and minimally invasive approaches  – Suren Jayaweera

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
15
Sep

Core Skills: Intermediate Laparoscopic Skills Workshop

This highly practical one day workshop covers the most efficient techniques for laparoscopic intra and extracorporeal knot tying and intracorporeal suturing.  It is suitable for Surgical Trainees and Consultants. 

Topics

Passing a ligature
Extracorporeal knot tying
Intracorporeal suturing – placing sutures
Intracorporeal knot tying
Formation and use of endoloop
Laparoscopic suturing of enterotomies
Laparoscopic appendicectomy
Laparoscopic assisted gastrostomy

Date & Time

Friday 15th September 2017
08.15am to 05.15pm

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
16
Sep

Perioperative Medicine Symposium

Topics:

The Internal Medicine and Critical Care Clinical Institutes are building on the success of  five previous Perioperative Symposia featuring a host of eminent local speakers covering a range of topics to include:

Resuscitation plans and peri-operative care
Critical Care outreach in the peri-operative period
Complex pain management
Peri-operative management of immunosuppression therapy
Update on peri-operative medicine

Time & Location

8.50am - 5.00pm
Park Hyatt, Melbourne

Register

To register please click here

For further information please contact:

Amanda Christie or Madeleine Kelly, Clinical Institute Coordinator
P: +61 3 9426 6952 or +61 3 9936 8053
F: +61 3 9914 8760
E: amanda.christie@epworth.org.au or madeleine.kelly@epworth.org.au

Monday
18
Sep

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: Abdominal wall hernias
  • Reg 1: (R Callahan) Necrotising fasciitis/Fourniers gangrene
  • Reg2: (T Luck) Surgical management of necrotising infections

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

Thursday
21
Sep

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

Tuesday
26
Sep
Until Wednesday
27th Sep

MOSES Course 3

Management of Surgical Emergencies Course

  • Tuesday 26 & Wednesday 27 September, 2017
  • QT Canberra

Eligibility

  • SET 3-5 Trainees in the SET Program in General Surgery
  • 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: AUD$770 inc. GST 
  • Consultant/Other: AUD$1,100 inc. GST 

Registration includes two-day course and the course dinner 

Enquiries

Sally Erickson - Events Manager & Communications Officer
P 61 3 9249 1142
sally.erickson@generalsurgeons.com.au 

Wednesday
27
Sep

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®
  • 27 September
  • Sydney NSW

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

Thursday
28
Sep

Trainees' Day | Hernia Surgery

  • Thursday 28 September (just prior to the 2017 GSA ASM)
  • Canberra

Scientific Convenor

Mr Nabeel Ibrahim, FRACS 

The Scientific Program is now available. Please visit asm.generalsurgeons.com.au for updates.

Please click here to register.

Enquiries

Sally Erickson - Events Manager & Communications Officer
P 61 3 9249 1142
sally.erickson@generalsurgeons.com.au

Friday
29
Sep
Until Sunday
1st Oct

2017 GSA ASM

Abdominal Wall

  • 29 September - 01 October, 2017  
  • QT CANBERRA

Convenor

  • Mr David Rangiah, FRACS
    Colorectal and General Specialist Surgeon, Canberra 

International Guest Speaker

  • Dr Bruce Ramshaw, MD, FACS | Knoxville, Tennessee 
    Professor and Chair - Department of Surgery, The University of Tennessee Medical Centre 

Scientific Program

The 2017 GSA ASM Scientific Program is now available. Please visit asm.generalsurgeons.com.au for updates.

Abstract Submission Process

Abstract submission is now open.

Please click here for further details.

Registration

Registration is now open.

Please click here to register.

Sponsorship & Exhibition

For information relating to sponsorship and exhibition opportunities please click here

Enquiries

Sally Erickson - Events Manager & Communications Officer
P 61 3 9249 1142
sally.erickson@generalsurgeons.com.au

 
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