Events

events in september 2020
Wednesday
02
Sep

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • Gall bladder and bile duct cancer
  • Perioperative management of the cirrhotic patient

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
02
Sep

SA Long Course Program

Time

6.15pm

Location

RACS
51-54 Palmer Place
North Adelaide

For further information please contact:

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

Friday
04
Sep

CTEC’s Core Skills: Intermediate Laparoscopic Skills Workshop

This highly practical one day workshop covers the most efficient techniques for laparoscopic intra and extracorporeal knot tying and intracorporeal suturing.

It will increase technical skills in two handed operative techniques and the ability to tie intra and extra corporeal knots.  Practical sessions feature a dedicated work station for each participant, with assistance provided by a medical student camera operator.

Suitable For:

Service Registrars, Surgical Trainees and Consultants. 

Workshop Content:

The workshop will focus on the following tasks:

  • Passing a ligature
  • Extracorporeal knot tying
  • Intracorporeal suturing – placing sutures
  • Intracorporeal knot tying
  • Formation and use of endoloop

Practical Animal Tissue Based Surgical Skill Stations:

Participants will undertake the following procedures:

  • Laparoscopic suturing of enterotomies
  • Laparoscopic appendicectomy
  • Laparoscopic assisted gastrostomy

This workshop utilises a range of animal tissue and synthetic models for the practical skill stations.  The workshop will also feature case scenarios and discussions, whilst also allowing sufficient time to practise skills.

Accreditation:

Approved in the RACS CPD Program for 1 point per hour (to a maximum of 8 points) in Maintenance of Knowledge and Skills.

Date & Time

Friday 4 September 2020
08.15am to 05.00pm

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
09
Sep

SA Long Course Program

Time

6.15pm

Location

RACS
51-54 Palmer Place
North Adelaide

For further information please contact:

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

Friday
11
Sep

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

Saturday
12
Sep
Until Sunday
13th Sep

St Vincent’s Head and Neck Dissection Course

For more information please click here.

Please click here for a flyer.

Date & Time

12-13 September 2020

Venue

Sydney Hospital
Macquarie Street, Sydney

Registration

Please click here to register

For more information, please contact:

E veronica@drjuliacrawford.com.au

Monday
14
Sep

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • Surgical airway and Tracheostomy
  • Management of acute GI bleeding

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
16
Sep

SA Long Course Program

Time

6.15pm

Location

RACS
51-54 Palmer Place
North Adelaide

For further information please contact:

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

Monday
21
Sep
Until Tuesday
22nd Sep

Management of Surgical Emergencies Course

  • Monday 21 & Tuesday 22 September
  • Sydney

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 

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

Register Now
Wednesday
30
Sep

SA Long Course Program

Time

6.15pm

Location

RACS
51-54 Palmer Place
North Adelaide

For further information please contact:

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

 
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