Events

events in may 2021
Saturday
01
May

Fellowship Exam Online Revision Sessions with Dr Ravindran

FRACS 2021 Revision Practice Examination Sessions for SET 5 – Oral

Topic

Operative Viva Salient Points

Who

SET 5 - VIC/QLD Trainees

Date & Time

Saturday 1st May 2021
6.00pm-8.00pm (AEDT)

Format

Zoom - Live Sessions (not recorded)

Registration

No registration - Karen Clark will send login details prior to session

For further information please contact:

Karen Clark
VIC/TAS Regional Executive Officer
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Sunday
02
May

Fellowship Exam Online Revision Sessions with Dr Ravindran

FRACS 2021 Revision Practice Examination Sessions for SET 5 – Oral

Topic

Operative Viva Salient Points

Who

SET 5 - NSW/SA/WA Trainees

Date & Time

Sunday 2nd May 2021
6.00pm-8.00pm (AEDT)

Format

Zoom - Live Sessions (not recorded)

Registration

No registration - Karen Clark will send login details prior to session

For further information please contact:

Karen Clark
VIC/TAS Regional Executive Officer
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Tuesday
04
May
Until Saturday
8th May

ASGBI Virtual Congress 2021 | Future Surgery Reboot

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND VIDEOS

DEADLINE: SUNDAY 31st JANUARY 2021

Abstract and video submissions are invited for the first UK major surgical conference of the year. All presented/displayed abstracts are published in the BJS.

The theme of the Congress is Future Surgery - rebooted from 2020 to include sessions relevant to the current situation.

There will be no additional charge for submitting
an ePoster in 2021.

Please click here for details on Abstract Submission
for this event.

Registration is now open, including a special rate for Trainees.
Please click here for more information.

For all queries, please contact:

Vicki Grant
Communications and Events Manager
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
E vickigrant@asgbi.org.uk

Wednesday
05
May

SA Long Course Program

This is a state based educational program, suitable only for SA-NT Trainees/SIMGs.

Time

6.30pm via Zoom.

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
05
May

WA WARTS session

Time & Location

1.30pm-5.30pm
RACS, Ground Floor, 216 Stirling Highway, Claremont, 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
08
May

Fellowship Exam Online Revision Sessions with Dr Ravindran

FRACS 2021 Revision Practice Examination Sessions for SET 5 – Oral

Topic

Short Case Scenarios

Who

SET 5 - VIC/QLD Trainees

Date & Time

Saturday 8th May 2021
6.00pm-8.00pm (AEDT)

Format

Zoom - Live Sessions (not recorded)

Registration

No registration - Karen Clark will send login details prior to session

For further information please contact:

Karen Clark
VIC/TAS Regional Executive Officer
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Saturday
08
May
Until Sunday
9th May

Management of Surgical Emergencies Course - VIC

  • Saturday 08 and Sunday 09 May (prior to RACS ASC) 
  • Melbourne - *Crown Conference Centre

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 
This course has been fully allocated.
*Please be aware that this course may move to an online/virtual format, depending on Covid-restrictions. We will do our best to run the course face-to-face where possible, but in the event of an outbreak and/or further restrictions, we will move to online.
 

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

Sunday
09
May

Fellowship Exam Online Revision Sessions with Dr Ravindran

FRACS 2021 Revision Practice Examination Sessions for SET 5 – Oral

Topic

Short Case Scenarios

Who

SET 5 - NSW/SA/WA Trainees

Date & Time

Sunday 9th May 2021
6.00pm-8.00pm (AEDT)

Format

Zoom - Live Sessions (not recorded)

Registration

No registration - Karen Clark will send login details prior to session

For further information please contact:

Karen Clark
VIC/TAS Regional Executive Officer
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Monday
10
May

Colonoscopy Workshop ASC

This workshop, provided by the National Endoscopy Training Initiative (NETI) is designed to provide educational opportunities for skills improvement in colonoscopy and will be convened by Mr Iain Skinner.

Practical elements of colonoscopy technique, methods and tips for greatly increasing polyp detection rates will be dealt with in this workshop. It is an ideal adjunct to address any quality improvement issues raised by the Recertification Audit process and strongly promotes the ideal of high-quality colonoscopy.

Date & Time

10 May 2021
8:30am to 3:00pm

Venue

RACS Melbourne Office
250 – 290 Spring Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002

Cost

$77.00 incl. GST (physical registration)
$33.00 incl. GST (virtual registration)

Registration

Please click here to register.

Contact

E: conferences.events@surgeons.org

Monday
10
May

Trainees' Day - Vascular + Transplant

  • Monday 10 May (prior to RACS ASC)
  • Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre + Live Streaming

Program

Scientific program will be available soon

Key Topics

  1. Intestinal failure
  2. Short gut
  3. Donor transplant
  4. Immunotherapy
  5. Vascular

Please note, attendance at this event may count towards the General Surgery SET Program Regulation 4.10.1 - minimum Trainees' Days attendance, for those who have commenced SET Training.

Registration

AUD $99 Inc. GST

  • This program will be offered face-to-face and as a *live stream 
  • Based on Covid-restrictions in place at the time of the event, face-to-face numbers may be capped. 
  • Should restrictions be implemented that affect face-to-face, the program will move to a fully-virtual format.
*By participating via the live stream, your viewing will be monitored for training requirement purposes. In order to receive a national educational activity completion mark, you will be required to complete the online program in full.
 

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

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Monday
17
May

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • Liver Metastases
  • Hepatic anatomy and liver resection

This event will be delivered as a live stream.

For further information please contact:

Rachel Craddock
Queensland Regional Executive Officer
P +61 427 148 304
E rachel.craddock@generalsurgeons.com.au

Wednesday
19
May

SA Long Course Program

This is a state based educational program, suitable only for SA-NT Trainees/SIMGs.

Time

6.30pm via Zoom.

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
21
May

Fellowship Exam Online Revision Sessions with Dr Ravindran

FRACS 2021 Revision Practice Examination Sessions for SET 5 – Oral

Topic

Long Case Scenarios

Who

SET 5 - VIC/QLD Trainees

Date & Time

Friday 21st May 2021
6.00pm-8.00pm (AEDT)

Format

Zoom - Live Sessions (not recorded)

Registration

No registration - Karen Clark will send login details prior to session

For further information please contact:

Karen Clark
VIC/TAS Regional Executive Officer
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Saturday
22
May

Fellowship Exam Online Revision Sessions with Dr Ravindran

FRACS 2021 Revision Practice Examination Sessions for SET 5 – Oral

Topic

Long Case Scenarios

Who

SET 5 - NSW/SA/WA Trainees

Date & Time

Saturday 22nd May 2021
6.00pm-8.00pm (AEDT)

Format

Zoom - Live Sessions (not recorded)

Registration

No registration - Karen Clark will send login details prior to session

For further information please contact:

Karen Clark
VIC/TAS Regional Executive Officer
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Wednesday
26
May

SA Long Course Program

This is a state based educational program, suitable only for SA-NT Trainees/SIMGs.

Time

6.30pm via Zoom.

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
29
May

Fellowship Exam Online Revision Sessions with Dr Ravindran

FRACS 2021 Revision Practice Examination Sessions for SET 5 – Oral

Topic

Pathophysiology

Who

SET 5 - VIC/QLD Trainees

Date & Time

Saturday 29th May 2021
6.00pm-8.00pm (AEDT)

Format

Zoom - Live Sessions (not recorded)

Registration

No registration - Karen Clark will send login details prior to session

For further information please contact:

Karen Clark
VIC/TAS Regional Executive Officer
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Sunday
30
May

Fellowship Exam Online Revision Sessions with Dr Ravindran

FRACS 2021 Revision Practice Examination Sessions for SET 5 – Oral

Topic

Pathophysiology

Who

SET 5 - NSW/SA/WA Trainees

Date & Time

Sunday 30th May 2021
6.00pm-8.00pm (AEDT)

Format

Zoom - Live Sessions (not recorded)

Registration

No registration - Karen Clark will send login details prior to session

For further information please contact:

Karen Clark
VIC/TAS Regional Executive Officer
Education & Hospital Inspection Coordinator (SA/WA)
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

 
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