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Events

events in march 2019
Saturday
09
Mar
Until Sunday
10th Mar

Head and Neck dissection Course

Please click here for view the flyer.

Date & Time

Saturday 9 March 2019 - 7:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday 10 March 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Venue

Macquarie University
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences 3 Technology
Place Macquarie Park, NSW Anatomy lab

To register and for more information, please contact:

Lydia Zammit
Chris O'Brien Lifehouse
Department Administrator
E lydia.zammit@lh.org.au

Wednesday
13
Mar

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • Necrotising Soft Tissue Infections
  • Neurofibromatosis type 1

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

Friday
15
Mar
Until Saturday
16th Mar

Brisbane Functional Colorectal Conference

Dysfunction, Defaecation & Devices

  • 15 & 16 March, 2019
  • Stamford Plaza Brisbane

A pelvic floor conference with a difference:

  • Debates
  • Hot topics 
  • Real-life management of complex problems

International Speakers

  1. Carolynne Vaizey, London, United Kingdom
  2. Peter Christensen, Aarhus, Denmark
  3. Bruno Roche, Geneva, Switzerland
  4. Rowan Collinson, Auckland, New Zealand
  5. Carlo Ratto, Rome, Italy
  6. Gabriele Naldini, Pisa, Italy

Program & Registration

To find out more informaiton about the program, and to register please visit bfcc19.w.yrd.currinda.com

For further information please contact:

- Andrea Warwick: mda99amw@yahoo.com; or
- Chris Gillespie: gillespiechris@yahoo.com.au

 

Saturday
23
Mar
Until Sunday
24th Mar

New Zealand Association of General Surgeons (NZAGS) Conference 2019

For further information please click here to visit the website.

Date

23-24 March 2019

Location

Christchurch Town Hall, Christchurch, New Zealand

For further information, please contact:

Lynda Booth
P +64 9 917 3653
E lynda@w4u.co.nz

Monday
25
Mar

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • Liver abscess
  • Managing surgical conditions in liver patients

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
Mar
Until Thursday
28th Mar

CTEC’s Core Skills: General Surgery Trainee Workshop

CTEC’s Core Skills: 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 precedes CTEC’s Core Skills: Vascular Surgery Workshop on Friday 29 March 2019.

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

Wednesday 27th March 2019 - 8.00am to 4.45pm
Thursday 28 March 2019 - 8:00am to 4:15pm

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
29
Mar

2019 IBD Surgical Symposium

Friday 29 March, 2019 | St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne

Scientific Convenor

  • Mr Eugene Ong, FRACS
    Colorectal Surgeon - St Vincent's Hospital 

On behalf of St Vincent's Hospital and the Organising Committee, we are pleased to announce the 2019 IBD Surgical Symposium, taking place on Friday 29 March i20-19, at St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne - one day prior to the 11th National Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symposium.

The one-day symposium, featuring national international experts, will focus on an array of controversial and difficult areas of IBD; in particular, Ileal Pouch Surgery and Abdominal Crohn's Surgery.

International Speakers

  1. Dr Jim Church - Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, US
  2. Prof Bo Shen - Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, US 
  3. Prof Simon Travis - Oxford University Hospital, UK
Featured Sessions
  • Ileal Pouch Surgery
  • Abdominal Crohn's Surgery
Registration

Registration will open in the New Year.
 
Sponsorship & Exhibition
 
Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are now available for the 2019 IBD Surgical Symposium.
 
To find out more please donwload a copy of the Sponsorship Prospectus, or email the Event Manager as per the below.
 


Enquiries

Sally Erickson - Events Manager & Communications Officer
P 61 3 9249 1142
E sally.erickson@generalsurgeons.com.au
Friday
29
Mar

CTEC’s Core Skills: Vascular Surgery Workshop

The Core Skills: Vascular Surgery 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 27 and Thursday 28 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 29th March 2019
8.00am to 4.30pm

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

 
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