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Events

events in march 2018
Saturday
03
Mar

NSW Educational Course

Topics

TBA

Time

TBA

Location

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

Saturday
03
Mar

SA Short Course Program

Topic

  • Practice Written Exams - Spot Questions and Short Answers

Time & Location

9am-11am

Location

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
03
Mar

Victorian/Tasmanian Educational Sessions - Western Surgical Lecture Series 2018

Venue

Main Auditorium, Footscray Hospital
160 Gordon Street
Footscray VIC

Topic

Colorectal and Perianal conditions

Time

10.00am - 12.00pm

For more information, please contact

Freya Logan
Victorian & Tasmanian Regional Executive Officer
E freya.logan@generalsurgeons.com.au
T 61 3 9276 7472

Monday
05
Mar

Victorian/Tasmanian Educational Sessions - Eastern Surgical Lecture Series 2018

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

  • 17.30-18.30 Med student lecture: Thoracic anatomy
  • 18.30-19.00 Thoracic injuries and the role of emergency thoracotomy.
  • 19.00-19.30 Quiz for pre-exam candidates:
  • Theme: Thoracic trauma

For more information, please contact

Freya Logan
Victorian & Tasmanian Regional Executive Officer
E freya.logan@generalsurgeons.com.au
T 61 3 9276 7472

Wednesday
07
Mar

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • Breast cancer synoptic report - what are the important details and how they influence management.  
  • Update on breast cancer genetic syndromes and their clinical relevance

Time & Location

7pm, RBWH Education Centre

For further information please contact:

Rachel Craddock
Queensland Regional Executive Officer
P +61 7 3317 8382
E rachel.craddock@generalsurgeons.com.au

Wednesday
07
Mar

SA Long Course Program

Topic

  • Lymphoedema - Assessment and Management
  • Venous Access for Chemotherapy (Viva)

Time

6.15pm

Location

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
14
Mar

SA Long Course Program

Topic

  • Cholecystecomy - Indication and Complications
  • Management Of Bile Ducts Stones (Viva)

Time

6.15pm

Location

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
17
Mar

Emergency Management of Severe Burn Course

The Emergency Management of Severe Burns course teaches how to recognise, assess, stabilise and transfer the severely burnt patient.

The course is aimed at health professionals who may find themselves caring for person with an acute severe burn injury. It supplements existing clinical knowledge in trauma management with the specific aspects and challenges associated with a burn injury.

Please click here for further information and the registration form.

Date

17th March 2018

Location

Adelaide

Contact

ANZBA Secretariat Office
P +64 7 3325 1030
E info@anzba.org.au

Saturday
17
Mar

Emergency Management of Severe Burn Course

The Emergency Management of Severe Burns course teaches how to recognise, assess, stabilise and transfer the severely burnt patient.

The course is aimed at health professionals who may find themselves caring for person with an acute severe burn injury. It supplements existing clinical knowledge in trauma management with the specific aspects and challenges associated with a burn injury.

Please click here for further information and the registration form.

Date

17th March 2018

Location

Auckland

Contact

ANZBA Secretariat Office
P +64 7 3325 1030
E info@anzba.org.au

Saturday
17
Mar
Until Sunday
18th Mar

NZAGS Conference 2018

Date

17th & 18th March 2018

Location

Copthorne Hotel Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Register

Please click here for further information and to register.

For further information please contact:

Lydia Booth
E lynda@w4u.co.nz

Saturday
17
Mar

SA Short Course Program

Topic

  • Operative & Pathophysiology

Time & Location

9am-11am

Location

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
19
Mar

Victorian/Tasmanian Educational Sessions - Eastern Surgical Lecture Series 2018

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

  • 17.30-18.30 Med student lecture: AAA
  • 18.30-19.00 Acute vascular emergencies (including abdominal vessels)
  • 19.00-19.30 Quiz theme: Management of ischemic limb

For more information, please contact

Freya Logan
Victorian & Tasmanian Regional Executive Officer
E freya.logan@generalsurgeons.com.au
T 61 3 9276 7472

Monday
19
Mar

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

Wednesday
21
Mar
Until Friday
23rd Mar

Australian Healthcare Week

Please click here to view a website.

Please click here to register.

Date & Time

Exhibition & Main Conference: 21-22 March 2018
Post-Conference Workshops: 23 March 2018

Location

International Convention Centre Darling Harbour, Sydney

For further information please contact:

P 02 9229 1000
E registration@iqpc.com.au

Wednesday
21
Mar
Until Thursday
22nd Mar

CTEC’s Core Skills: General Surgery Trainee Workshop

The General Surgery Trainee Workshop provides General Surgical Trainees the opportunity to learn new skills, perform a range of general surgery procedures, and attain a greater understanding of anatomy through human tissue.  This is the only General Surgery Trainee Workshop in Australia providing 100 per cent cadaveric dissection time on a range of open procedures, consolidating and enhancing anatomical knowledge and understanding.  This course preceeds CTEC’s Core Skills: Vascular Surgery Workshop on Friday 23 March 2018.

Suitable for:

RACS General Surgery Trainees.   

Workshop Content Day 1:

  • Appendicectomy
  • Right hemicolectomy
  • High anterior resection/Hartmann’s
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Femoral/inguinal hernia repair
  • Splenectomy
  • Limberg flap & VY advancement
  • Carpal tunnel

Workshop Content Day 2:

Provides participants from Day 1 with first hand exposure to more advanced general surgical procedures not commonly performed by surgical registrars:

  • Duodenotomy
  • Pyloroplasty
  • Exploration of the common bile duct
  • Choledochojejunostomy & Roux loop
  • Gastrectomy (Billroth II)
  • Axillary dissection
  • Mastectomy
  • Submandibular gland
  • Thyroid

Date & Time

Day 1: Wednesday 21st March 2018 - 08.00am to 04.45pm
Day 2: Thursday 22nd March 2018 - 08.00am to 04.45pm

Location

CTEC, The University of Western Australia, Perth

Registration

Please click here to for further information and to register.

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
21
Mar

SA Long Course Program

Topic

  • Hyperparathyroid - Aetiology and Clinical presentation
  • Hyperparathyroid - Management and Outcomes (Viva)

Time

6.15pm

Location

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

Friday
23
Mar

Core Skills: Vascular Surgery Workshop

The Vascular Surgery Trainee Workshop provides Vascular and General Surgical Trainees the opportunity to learn new skills in a range of vascular surgery procedures.  It is a full-day hands on cadaveric workshop with a focus on surgical dissection, with vascular anastomosis on animal tissue. It immediately follows CTEC’s Core Skills: General Surgery Trainee Workshop on Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22nd March.

Suitable for:

Vascular and General Surgery Trainees SET 1 -4.

Workshop Content:

Anatomy related to:

  • The neck
  • The abdomen
  • The femoral triangle

Prior to each procedure there will be an anatomy short session and a brief discussion of specific objectives to be reached.

The following procedures will be demonstrated and performed:

  • Exposure of the common carotid artery and its bifurcation  +/- patch closure
  • Approaches to the infra-renal aorta and its branches
  • Aortic grafting
  • Vascular exposure in the femoral triangle proceeding to high saphenous ligation and profundaplasty
  • Benchtop anastomotic techniques using porcine aorta
  • Below knee amputation (subject to availability of cadaveric material)

Date & Time

Friday 23rd March 2018
08.00am to 04.30pm

Location

CTEC, The University of Western Australia, Perth

Registration

Please click here to for further information and to register.

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
24
Mar

Emergency Management of Severe Burn Course

The Emergency Management of Severe Burns course teaches how to recognise, assess, stabilise and transfer the severely burnt patient.

The course is aimed at health professionals who may find themselves caring for person with an acute severe burn injury. It supplements existing clinical knowledge in trauma management with the specific aspects and challenges associated with a burn injury.

Please click here for further information and the registration form.

Date

24th March 2018

Location

Alfred Hospital
Melbourne

Contact

ANZBA Secretariat Office
P +64 7 3325 1030
E info@anzba.org.au

Saturday
24
Mar

Emergency Management of Severe Burn Course

The Emergency Management of Severe Burns course teaches how to recognise, assess, stabilise and transfer the severely burnt patient.

The course is aimed at health professionals who may find themselves caring for person with an acute severe burn injury. It supplements existing clinical knowledge in trauma management with the specific aspects and challenges associated with a burn injury.

Please click here for further information and the registration form.

Date

24th March 2018

Location

Darwin

Contact

ANZBA Secretariat Office
P +64 7 3325 1030
E info@anzba.org.au

Saturday
24
Mar

Emergency Management of Severe Burn Course

The Emergency Management of Severe Burns course teaches how to recognise, assess, stabilise and transfer the severely burnt patient.

The course is aimed at health professionals who may find themselves caring for person with an acute severe burn injury. It supplements existing clinical knowledge in trauma management with the specific aspects and challenges associated with a burn injury.

Please click here for further information and the registration form.

Date

24th March 2018

Location

Brisbane

Contact

ANZBA Secretariat Office
P +64 7 3325 1030
E info@anzba.org.au

Saturday
24
Mar

Management and Treatment of Melanoma (OPTIONAL)

The session will comprise short lectures combined with panel discussions of cases of clinical interest. The areas covered will be the management of thin, intermediate and thick primary melanomas. Particular attention to see will relate to the treatment of advanced melanoma with multimodal therapies including immunotherapy and targeted therapy. The course is free but could anyone wishing to attend please contact John Spillane to register their attendance.

Date & Time

24 March 2018
9.00am - 1.00pm

Location

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
305 Grattan Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

For further information please contact:

John Spillane
E john.spillane@petermac.org

Saturday
24
Mar

SA Short Course Program

Topic

  • Clinical Cases at FMC

Time & Location

9am-11am

Location

Flinders Medical Centre
Flinders Drive, Bedford Park SA

For further information please contact:

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

Sunday
25
Mar

St Vincent's Generic Surgical Sciences Exam Education Course

The Generic Surgical Sciences Exam is mandatory for entrance into surgical speciality training programs. Previous surgical residents have found the anatomy component of the exam the most enjoyable and easiest to study. However often physiology and pathology are unfamiliar and challenging.

St Vincent's has designed an intensive three day education program to kick start those difficult subjects. The lectures are based on subjects that have the highest yield for your study, and will be presented by expert lecturers from various medical disciplines.

Course 1 - Target GSSE June 2018

  • Day 1 Physiology: Sunday 25 March 2018
  • Day 2 Pathology: Sunday 8 April 2018
  • Day 3 Microbiology / Pharmacology / Statistics: Sunday 15 April 2018

Location

Michael Chamberlain Lecture Theatre
Ground Floor, Aikenhead Building
St Vincent's Hospital - Melbourne

Time

9:00am-4:30pm each day of the course

Cost 

  • Pre-SET Society Members: $150 per day, or $375 for entire 3-day course
  • Non Members: $200 per day, or $500 for entire 3-day course
  • Medical Students: $80 per day

Flyer

Please click here to download a flyer.

Registration

Please click here to register online.

Ticket sales will close two weeks prior to each day.

For further information please contact

Samantha Koschel
info.gssestv@gmail.com

Wednesday
28
Mar

SA Long Course Program

Topic

  • Barrett's Oesophagus - Aetiology and Clinical Presentation
  • Barrett's Oesophagus - Management and Surveillance (Viva)

Time

6.15pm

Location

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

 
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