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Events

events in july 2018
Wednesday
04
Jul

SA Long Course Program

Topic

  • Skin Flaps - Indications, operative techniques and outcomes
  • Pressure Ulcers and Necrotising Fasciitis

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

Monday
09
Jul

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 students lecture:
  • 18.30-19.00 Obstructive jaundice
  • Bile duct injury
  • 19.00-19.30 Quiz for pre-exam candidates
  • Adjuvant and neoadjuvant treatment for UGI tumors

For more information, please contact

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

Saturday
14
Jul

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 2 -Target GSSE October 2018

  • Day 1 Physiology: Saturday 14 July 2018
  • Day 2 Pathology: Sunday 21 July 2018
  • Day 3 Microbiology / Pharmacology / Statistics: Sunday 28 July 2018

Location

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

Flyer

Please click here to download a flyer.

Registration

Please click here to register.

For further information please contact

Samantha Koschel
info.gssestv@gmail.com

Wednesday
18
Jul

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • Elective and emergency indications for splenectomy.
  • Surgical technique for splenectomy and post operative issues

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

Thursday
19
Jul

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
21
Jul

2018 Simulation Workshop 2

On behalf of General Surgeons Australia and the Victorian/Tasmanian Training Committee, it is with pleasure that we invite you to participate in the 2018 Simulation Workshops.

There will be three simulation workshops on offer for trainees and IMGs to attend which is being coordinated by Mr Julian Choi. 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.

Please note these courses are only open to Trainee's and IMG's.

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.

Workshop #2

Topic

Laparoscopic CBD exploration workshop

Date & Time

Saturday 21 July 2018
Morning group - 08:00 – 12:15 followed by lunch
Lecture – All welcome – 12:15-13:15
Afternoon group – 13:15– 15:00, (replica of morning session)

Objective

Introduce the trainee to the principles of laparoscopic CBD exploration, including indications and equipment required. Allow trainees the time to practice the motor skills required to perform this procedure safely.

Convenor

Mr Julian Choi

Number of participants

16 in each group.

Venue

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

Registration

Please click register now.

Contact

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

Register Now
Monday
23
Jul

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

  • 1730-1830 Med students lecture: Indication and Types of bariatric surgery
  • 1830-1900 Complications of bariatric operations and their management
  • 1900-1930 Quiz for pre exam candidates: Abdominal wall hernias and burst abdomen

For more information, please contact

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

Wednesday
25
Jul

SA Long Course Program

Topic

  • Chemotherapy - Modalities of Action
  • Chemotherapy - For GI Malignancies

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

Thursday
26
Jul

Victorian/Tasmanian Educational Sessions - Southern Surgical Lecture Series 2018

Venue

Dandenong Hospital
Diagnostic Imaging Conference Room
123 David Street
Dandenong VIC 3175

Topic

GI Bleeding of unknown source
Pilonidal

Time

6.30pm - 7.00pm - Exam preparation quiz aimed at senior trainees
7.00pm - 9.00pm - MASTER session on allocated topic

For more information, please contact

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

Friday
27
Jul
Until Sunday
29th Jul

Introductory MIMIC and Robotic Training Programme

The Introductory MIMIC and Robotic Training Programme at Liverpool Hospital Liverpool Hospital invites all New South Wales’ Senior registrars and Fellows of Urology, General Surgery, ENT and Gynaecology, as well as all surgical trainees, to attend a Robotic Surgery Training weekend.

This Introductory 3 day course for trainees will be the first of its kind in Australia and New Zealand.

The course will include lectures, live surgical demonstration in urology, head and neck and gynae-oncology, as well as the opportunity to get hands-on experience with the robotic simulator (MIMIC) currently available at Liverpool Hospital.

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Functions and operation of the da Vinci® Surgical System
  • Ergonomics of the da Vinci® Surgical System robot and available robotic instrumentation.
  • Patient selection
  • Patient positioning, da Vinci surgical team position and robotic surgical approaches.
  • Technique of robotic intracorporeal suturing and knot tying.
  • Robotic tissue dissection techniques using monopolar and bipolar robotic surgery.
  • Robotic simulation training..

Live surgical cases to be performed over two days and will be telecast. Simultaneous sessions on the MIMIC simulator and the Da Vinci Backpack simulator will be run concurrently in adjacent rooms.

Please click here to view the program.

Date

27-29 July 2018

Location

Liverpool Hospital
Liverpool, NSW

Cost & Numbers

$200AUD per person
Open to 10-20 general surgical trainees in NSW

Register

Please click here to register.

Contact

Sandra Pereira
Department of Surgery and Colorectal Surgery
P: +61 2 9772 6872
E: S.Pereira@westernsydney.edu.au

Monday
30
Jul
Until Tuesday
31st Jul

Management of Surgical Emergencies Course - Gold Coast

  • Monday 30 & Tuesday 31 July, 2018
    MOSES dinner will be held on Monday 30 July
  • Gold Coast - Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort Gold Coast

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

All places for this course have been allocated.

Enquiries

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

 
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