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Events

events in may 2019
Saturday
04
May
Until Sunday
5th May

Management of Surgical Emergencies Course

  • Saturday 04 & Sunday 05 May, 2019
  • Bangkok, Thailand - Venue TBC

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

Registration will open on Monday 07 January, 2019.

Enquiries

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

Monday
06
May

Trainees' Day - Upper GI & Endoscopy

  • Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre - Bangkok, Thailand
  • Monday 06 May, 2019

Scientific Convenor

  • Mr Brett Knowles
    General & Hepatobiliary Surgeon
    Royal Melbourne Hospital | St Vincent's Hospital | Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Program & Registration

Further information will be available in the New Year.

Enquiries

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

Wednesday
08
May

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • Adrenal anatomy and operative approach
  • Work-up of thyroid nodule

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

Monday
20
May

CTEC’s Core Skills: Level 2 Oncoplastic Surgery Workshop

The Core Skills: Level 2 Oncoplastic Surgery Workshop will provide participants with the opportunity to learn oncoplastic breast surgical procedures. This hands-on cadaveric workshop focuses on a combination of surgical techniques which aim to provide best aesthetic outcomes with optimal surgical treatment and management of breast cancer.

Suitable for:

Oncoplastic Breast and Plastic Surgeons, Fellows and SET 4-5 Trainees. Limited Observer positions are available on this workshop.     

Workshop Content:

  • Mastectomy with subpectoral expander reconstruction
  • Serratus flap
  • Dissection thoracodorsal pedicle
  • Pedicled TRAM flap
  • Umbilical reconstruction
  • Mesh repair abdominal aponeurosis
  • Latissimus dorsi flap

If time permits, the practical sessions will conclude with a nipple reconstruction, focusing on new surgical advances in this procedure.

Date & Time

Monday 20th May 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

Wednesday
29
May

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • Melanoma
  • Non melanotic skin cancers including Merkel cell cancer

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

 
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