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events in november 2019
Friday
01
Nov

General Surgery Selection Information Session

GSA is hosting Selection Information Sessions for Junior Doctors wishing to apply for the General Surgery SET Program in 2020.

These sessions will provide Junior Doctors with an outline of what they can expect when applying for the General Surgery SET Program, CV criteria, interview outline and time frames.

Save the Date!  Registrations open in July 2019

Session 1

Date: Friday 1 November 2019
Time: 2pm – 4.30pm
Venue: Mercure Hotel Ballarat & Convention Centre, Ballarat VIC (in conjunction with the PSA 2019 ASC)

Session 2

Date: Saturday 9 November 2019
Time: 11am – 2.30pm   
Venue: Hilton Hotel, Sydney

Cost

Junior Doctor Members: $33 inc. GST
Non-members: $33 inc. GST plus membership fee of $55 inc. GST. Please click here to become a member.

For all queries please contact:

Karen Clark
Junior Doctor Coordinator
E: karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au
T: +61 8 8274 3791

Friday
01
Nov

RACS ACT Annual Scientific Meeting

This year the ACT ASM moves to a new location, held at the National Museum of Australia, the theme ‘The Cost of Excellence’ will be looked at through three different lenses: Financial & Economic, Academic and Personal. Promising an informative and enlightening program, invited speakers include:

  • Dr Cherry Koh, Colorectal Surgeon
  • Associate Professor Michael Talbot, Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgeon
  • Professor Russell Gruen, ANU Dean College of Health and Medicine
  • Professor Stephen Robson, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist (President of RANZCOG)   
  • Mr James Downie, CEO, IHPA

Please click here to for further information.

Date & Time

1 November 2019

Venue

National Museum of Australia, Acton, ACT

Register

Please click here to register.

For more information, please contact:

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
E: college.asm@surgeons.org

Friday
01
Nov
Until Saturday
2nd Nov

The Alfred General Surgery Meeting 2019

Please click here to view a flyer.

Date

1st - 2nd November 2019

Location

Pullman Melbourne on the Park
192 Wellington Parade, Melbourne

Register

Early registration closure: 29 September 2019
Please click here for further information and to register.

For further information please contact:

RACS Conferences and Events Management
T: +61 3 9249 1158
E: alfred@surgeons.org

Saturday
02
Nov

NSW Educational Program

Topics

Hernia
Pilonidal Sinus
Ingrown Toenails
Soft tissue infection
Sepsis
Abdominal wall operative management

Time

9:30am – 4:30pm

Location

Johnson & Johnson Medical Auditorium
1-5 Khartoum Road, North Ryde
Parking available at venue.

For further information please contact:

Katherine Naumoff
NSW-ACT Regional Executive Officer
P +61 477 888 578
E katherine.naumoff@generalsurgeons.com.au

Saturday
02
Nov
Until Monday
4th Nov

PSA 2019 ASC - Operating in a Big Country

Enhancing Outcomes from Major Surgery in Provincial Cities

Held in conjunction with the 2019 Rural SIG

  • Saturday 02 - Monday 04 November, 2019
  • Mercure Ballarat

Scientific Convenors

  • Mr Bruce Stewart FRACS
    Specialist General & Colorectal Surgeon - Ballarat
  • Dr Greg Henderson FANZCA 
    Specialist Anaesthetist - Ballarat

Program

The Scientific Program will be available in May 2019 - please visit psa.generalsurgeons.com.au for updates.

International Guest Speaker

  • Dr Samantha Quade MD
    Colorectal & Trauma Surgeon - Harbourside, Seattle, US

Registration

Registration will open in May, 2019

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are now available for the PSA 2019 ASC - click here to find out more.

Enquiries

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

Monday
04
Nov

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • Lateral neck lumps
  • Submandibular pathology

Time & Location

7.00pm
RACS, 59-69 Shafston Avenue, Kangaroo Point

For further information please contact:

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

Wednesday
06
Nov

SA Long Course Program

Time

6.15pm

Location

GSA - Greenhill Executive Offices
213 Greenhill Road, Eastwood

For further information please contact:

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

Thursday
07
Nov

Victorian/Tasmanian Educational Sessions - Southern Surgical Lecture Series 2019

Venue

Monash Medical Centre
Lecture Theatre 2
246 Clayton Road
Clayton VIC 3168

Topic

Bile Duct Injuries and strictures following surgery

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

Karen Clark
Victorian & Tasmanian Regional Executive Officer
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au
P +61 8 8274 3791

Saturday
09
Nov

General Surgery Selection Information Session

GSA is hosting Selection Information Sessions for Junior Doctors wishing to apply for the General Surgery SET Program in 2020.

These sessions will provide Junior Doctors with an outline of what they can expect when applying for the General Surgery SET Program, CV criteria, interview outline and time frames.

Save the Date!  Registrations open in July 2019.

Session 1

Date: Friday 1 November 2019
Time: 2pm – 4.30pm
Venue: Mercure Hotel Ballarat & Convention Centre, Ballarat VIC (in conjunction with the PSA 2019 ASC)

Session 2

Date: Saturday 9 November 2019
Time: 11am – 2.30pm   
Venue: Hilton Hotel, Sydney

Cost

Junior Doctor Members: $33 inc. GST
Non-members: $33 inc. GST plus membership fee of $55 inc. GST. Please click here to become a member.

For all queries please contact:

Karen Clark
Junior Doctor Coordinator
E: karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au
T: +61 8 8274 3791

Wednesday
13
Nov

SA Long Course Progam

Time

6.15pm

Location

GSA - Greenhill Executive Offices
213 Greenhill Road, Eastwood

For further information please contact:

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

Wednesday
13
Nov

WA WARTS Session

Time & Location

1.30pm-5.30pm
RACS, 184 Hampden Road, Nedlands, WA

For further information please contact:

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

Wednesday
20
Nov

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • Lynch syndrome
  • Rectal prolapse

Time & Location

7.00pm
RACS, 59-69 Shafston Avenue, Kangaroo Point

For further information please contact:

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

Wednesday
20
Nov

SA Long Course Program

Time

6.15pm

Location

GSA - Greenhill Executive Offices
213 Greenhill Road, Eastwood

For further information please contact:

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

Thursday
21
Nov

Victorian/Tasmanian Educational Sessions - Southern Surgical Lecture Series 2019

Venue

Dandenong Hospital
Diagnostic Imaging Conference Room

Topic

Peri-anal sepsis, fistulas and fissures

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

Karen Clark
Victorian & Tasmanian Regional Executive Officer
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au
P +61 8 8274 3791

Friday
22
Nov

CTEC’s Core Skills: Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Skills Workshop

CTEC’s Core Skills: Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Skills Workshop is a highly practical one day cadaveric workshop aimed at providing Senior Trainees and Consultants in Colorectal Surgery with the most efficient techniques for advanced laparoscopic colorectal surgery, including safe colon mobilisation and techniques for vessel control.

The workshop aims to provide participants the opportunity to gain and consolidate skills in dissection techniques and knowledge of anatomy associated with colorectal resections.  This cadaveric workshop will also feature case scenarios and discussions, whilst allowing sufficient time for practising skills in a supportive environment with a high faculty to participant ratio. Limited places for Observers are available.

Workshop Content

Participants will deepen their understanding and skills in the following areas:

Demonstration and Cadaveric Practical Sessions

  • Safe laparoscopic colorectal dissection techniques
  • Laparoscopic right hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic high anterior resection (left hemicolectomy)

Presentations

  • Ergonomics
  • Entry techniques
  • Trocar and instrument placement
  • Dissection techniques and vessel control
    • Blunt and sharp dissection
    • Energised dissection
    • Sealing vessels, staplers, clips and energised sealers
    • Patient preparation

Case discussion

  • Critical points during surgery

Date & Time

Friday 22nd November 2019
8.00am to 5.00pm

Location

CTEC, The University of Western Australia, Perth

Registration

Please click here to view CTEC's website 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

Friday
22
Nov
Until Sunday
24th Nov

Trainees' Weekend

  • Friday 22 - Sunday 24 November, 2019
  • RACV Cape Schanck, Mornington Peninsula

Scientific Convenor

  • Miss Sarah Martin FRACS
    Specialist General Surgeon - Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne

Further information including the program and registration will be available shortly.

Enquiries

Sally Erickson - Events Manager & Communications Officer
P 61 39249 1142
E sally.erickson@generalsurgeons.com.au

Wednesday
27
Nov

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • Endometriosis
  • Testicular swelling

Time & Location

7.00pm
RACS, 59-69 Shafston Avenue, Kangaroo Point

For further information please contact:

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

Wednesday
27
Nov

SA Long Course Program

Time

6.15pm

Location

GSA - Greenhill Executive Offices
213 Greenhill Road, Eastwood

For further information please contact:

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

Thursday
28
Nov

Victorian/Tasmanian Educational Sessions - Southern Surgical Lecture Series 2019

Venue

Monash Medical Centre
246 Clayton Road
Clayton VIC 3168

Topic

Primary Liver Lesions

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

Karen Clark
Victorian & Tasmanian Regional Executive Officer
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au
P +61 8 8274 3791

 
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