Events

events in feburary 2020
Friday
07
Feb
Until Saturday
8th Feb

CTEC’s Introductory Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Workshop

This workshop has been designed for practitioners embarking on a career requiring the regular use of GI Endoscopic skills. The major emphasis of the workshop will be on gaining practical experience.   The workshop will focus on the basic techniques necessary to safely carry out a gastroscopy and colonoscopy and will provide frequent opportunities for supervised practise of these skills on endoscopy simulators.

Suitable For:

Surgical Trainees and Consultants.

Workshop Content:

Practical Stations include:

  • Endoscopic handling and troubleshooting of common equipment problems
  • Basic methods in gastroscope insertion and examination of the upper GI tract
  • Basic methods in colonoscope intubation and examination of the lower GI tract
  • Recognition of upper and lower GI common pathology
  • Polypectomy using the EndoscopyVR simulator

Endoscopic techniques to treat the following conditions will be demonstrated:

  • GI bleeding (injection, diathermy and clipping)
  • Oesophageal strictures (oesophageal dilatation)
  • Mucosal polyps (polypectomy)
  • Foreign body retrieval

Post Workshop Practise

To achieve the appropriate level of competence in these techniques, the Introductory Workshop must be followed by a period of supervised clinical practise (in accordance with the recommendations of the Conjoint Committee for the Recognition of Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Limited sponsorship is available to WA participants from the WA Cancer and Palliative Care Network and WA participants will receive a 50% rebate of the workshop fee.

Accreditation:

Approved in the RACS CPD Program for 1 point per hour (to a maximum of 14 points) in Maintenance of Knowledge and Skills.

Date & Time

Friday 7 February & Saturday 8 February 2020
Day 1 - 07.45am to 05.00pm, Day 2 – 07.45am to 05:30pm

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

Wednesday
12
Feb

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • Burns

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

Saturday
15
Feb
Until Sunday
16th Feb

ANZGOSA & ANZHPBA Upper GI/Bariatric and HPB Intensive Training Day

Purpose:

This intensive course is aimed at covering the Upper Gastrointestinal, Bariatric and HPB curriculum for General Surgery Trainees.

Audience:

  • Senior General Surgery SET trainees
  • International Medical Graduates studying for the RACS Fellowship Exam

Please click here for the flyer/registration form.

Date

Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th February 2020

Location

Park Royal Hotel
Melbourne Airport

Contact

ANZGOSA Secretariat
E anzgosa@gmail.com

ANZHPBA Secretariat
E anzhpba@gmail.com

Monday
24
Feb
Until Tuesday
25th Feb

Management of Surgical Emergencies Course

  • Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 February
  • QLD - Brisbane or the 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

  • Trainee/IMG: $770 inc. GST 
  • Consultant/Other: $1,100 inc. GST
This course is fully allocated. 
 

Enquiries
Sally Erickson 
sally.erickson@generalsurgeons.com.au 
P +61 3 9149 1142

Wednesday
26
Feb

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • Early breast cancer
  • Thyroidectomy- Indications, scenarios and technique

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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