Events

events in october 2020
Wednesday
07
Oct

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • Perioperative issues in the obese patient
  • Perioperative issues in the diabetic patient
  • Liver transplant

This event will be delivered as a live stream.

For further information please contact:

Rachel Craddock
Queensland Regional Executive Officer
P +61 7 3317 8382
E rachel.craddock@generalsurgeons.com.au

Wednesday
14
Oct

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

Thursday
15
Oct

CTEC’s Core Skills: Workshop in Neck Dissection for Thyroid Carcinoma

CTEC’s Core Skills: Workshop in Neck Dissection for Thyroid Carcinoma aims to increase the comfort and expertise of the participant when performing neck dissection.  This highly practical cadaveric workshop features concurrent full day Surgical Trainee level and Consultant/Fellow level practical sessions in the steps and techniques of radical neck dissection for thyroid carcinoma. A Faculty member will mentor the dissection and provide expert, practical feedback to participants.  Each session is tailored to provide participants with appropriate surgical training for their level of ability and skill set.  The workshop includes an interactive faculty panel discussion covering expert advice and alternative radical neck dissection techniques.

Suitable for:

Consultant/Fellow Level Practical Session: Consultants and Fellows in Endocrine Surgery, General Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery.

Surgical Trainee Level Practical Session: Three places are available for RMOs, Service Registrars and SET Trainees in General Surgery and Head and Neck Surgery.

Workshop Content:

Presentations and practical cadaveric sessions cover the following procedures:

  • SCM dissection
  • Posterior triangle
  • Control of the thoracic duct
  • Contralateral modified radical neck dissection
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Central neck dissection

Video presentations of the following techniques are also included:

  • Skin flap and SCM dissection
  • CN XI and posterior triangle (spinal accessory nerve)
  • Dissection of the carotid sheath

Accreditation:

RACS CPD Program reaccreditation will be sought for 2020.

Date & Time

Thursday 15 October 2020
08:30am 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

Monday
19
Oct

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • Massive Transfusion protocol and Trauma Laparotomy
  • Diverticulitis

This event will be delivered as a live stream.

For further information please contact:

Rachel Craddock
Queensland Regional Executive Officer
P +61 7 3317 8382
E rachel.craddock@generalsurgeons.com.au

Wednesday
21
Oct

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
23
Oct

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

Wednesday
28
Oct

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
30
Oct

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

Friday 30 October 2020

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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