Events

events in october 2021
Friday
01
Oct

Peter Mac Department of Cancer Surgery Online Lecture Series on Surgical Oncology

We are pleased to invite you to the Peter Mac Department of Cancer Surgery

Online Lecture Series on Surgical Oncology.

Peter Mac logo

Program Overview

These lectures are for all Surgical Trainees and are pitched at a level expected for the Fellowship Examination in General Surgery.

The program commences on Friday 13 August 2021 and will run weekly until April 2022.

The lectures will also be recorded and available on a secure site (Peter Mac Learning Hub) for the duration of the program.

Program Co-ordinators

Dr Mike Bozin FRACS
Upper GI Fellow

Professor Michael Henderson FRACS
Deputy Director of Cancer Surgery

Session 8

Friday 1st October 2021
16:00-17:00 (AEST)

  • Topic: Sarcoma
  • Presented by: Hayden Snow

Further information

For further assistance in accessing this lecture series, please email the Peter Mac Office of Cancer Education at education@petermac.org

The Zoom log-in details can be accessed here (please log in to the GSA Website to access).

Tuesday
05
Oct
Until Wednesday
6th Oct

Management of Surgical Emergencies Course - NSW

  • Tuesday 05 and Wednesday 06 October (just prior to GSA ASM) 
  • Sydney - *Hyatt Regency Darling Harbour

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

Wednesday
06
Oct
Until Thursday
7th Oct

8th Rural and Remote Scientific Symposium

The 8th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium, 'Connecting research, practise & communities is being held in Canberra 6 - 7 October 2021 and the call for abstracts is now open.

The Symposium will focus on rural and remote health research that informs strategic health policy, and health service challenges in rural and remote Australia into the future.  

Presentations are now being sought from emerging and active researchers.

For abstract guidelines and details about the various presentation types visit the Symposium website.

The call for abstracts closes on 13 June 2021.

Date

6-7 October 2021

Further Information & Registration

Please click here to view website and to register (registration opens 1st June).

Contact

E: conference@ruralhealth.org.au

Wednesday
06
Oct

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • Severe Pelvic Trauma
  • Severe extremity trauma

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
06
Oct

SA Long Course Program

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

Time & Location

6.30pm
RACS, Kent Town SA.

For further information please contact:

Karen Clark
WA/SA Education Coordinator
P +61 436 910 919
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Thursday
07
Oct
Until Friday
8th Oct

GSA Virtual Trainees' Day - Trauma Surgery

and GSA ASM Research Paper Day

  • Trainees' Day: Thursday 07 October 
  • GSA ASM Research Paper Day: Friday 08 October 
  • Virtual

Scientific Convenor

  1. Miss Katherine Martin FRACS - Specialist General & Trauma Surgeon
    Royal Melbourne Hospital

Programs 

Trainees' Day - Trauma Surgery: 07 October

  • To meet the training requirement (SET Regulation 4.10: National Educational Activities), you must view the program live (7th OCT) and in full. 
  • The program will not be pre-recorded, and participants are unable to view recordings at a later date in order to meet the requirement
GSA ASM Research Paper Day: 08 October
  • Support your colleagues as they present their research via podium and quick shot poster presentations on Friday 08 October
  • Details and program will be available shortly

Registration

  • Trainees' Day: $99 Inc. GST
  • Research Paper Day: FREE

Enquiries

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

Register Now
Friday
08
Oct

Peter Mac Department of Cancer Surgery Online Lecture Series on Surgical Oncology

We are pleased to invite you to the Peter Mac Department of Cancer Surgery

Online Lecture Series on Surgical Oncology.

Peter Mac logo

Program Overview

These lectures are for all Surgical Trainees and are pitched at a level expected for the Fellowship Examination in General Surgery.

The program commences on Friday 13 August 2021 and will run weekly until April 2022.

The lectures will also be recorded and available on a secure site (Peter Mac Learning Hub) for the duration of the program.

Program Co-ordinators

Dr Mike Bozin FRACS
Upper GI Fellow

Professor Michael Henderson FRACS
Deputy Director of Cancer Surgery

Session 9

Friday 8th October 2021
16:00-17:00 (AEST)

  • Topic: Benign breast disease
  • Presented by: David Speakman

Further information

For further assistance in accessing this lecture series, please email the Peter Mac Office of Cancer Education at education@petermac.org

The Zoom log-in details can be accessed here (please log in to the GSA Website to access).

Saturday
09
Oct

Online Fellowship Examination Preparation Refresher Course

A national five-week, online Fellowship Examination Preparation Refresher Course will be held to support General Surgery Trainees and Specialist International Medical Graduates who are eligible to sit the Fellowship Examination in October/November 2021.

By registering for the Course, you will have access to all recorded lectures from the February/March 2021 Course to watch ‘on demand’, as well as four practice viva sessions.

Session 3
13:00-15:30 (AEST)
Spot Exam

Convenor
Dr Siva Ravindran FRACS

Registration
Online registration is now closed. Please email events@generalsurgeons.com.au to register.
Registration is free.

Participant Instructions
Please click here to download the instructions to join the sessions, and watch videos on demand.

Contact
For any queries relating to the Course, please contact:
Sarah Benson
E events@generalsurgeons.com.au

Friday
15
Oct

Peter Mac Department of Cancer Surgery Online Lecture Series on Surgical Oncology

We are pleased to invite you to the Peter Mac Department of Cancer Surgery

Online Lecture Series on Surgical Oncology.

Peter Mac logo

Program Overview

These lectures are for all Surgical Trainees and are pitched at a level expected for the Fellowship Examination in General Surgery.

The program commences on Friday 13 August 2021 and will run weekly until April 2022.

The lectures will also be recorded and available on a secure site (Peter Mac Learning Hub) for the duration of the program.

Program Co-ordinators

Dr Mike Bozin FRACS
Upper GI Fellow

Professor Michael Henderson FRACS
Deputy Director of Cancer Surgery

Session 10

Friday 15th October 2021
16:00-17:00 (AEST)

  • Topic: Early and locally advanced breast cancer
  • Presented by: Holly Keane

Further information

For further assistance in accessing this lecture series, please email the Peter Mac Office of Cancer Education at education@petermac.org

The Zoom log-in details can be accessed here (please log in to the GSA Website to access).

Saturday
16
Oct

Online Fellowship Examination Preparation Refresher Course

A national five-week, online Fellowship Examination Preparation Refresher Course will be held to support General Surgery Trainees and Specialist International Medical Graduates who are eligible to sit the Fellowship Examination in October/November 2021.

By registering for the Course, you will have access to all recorded lectures from the February/March 2021 Course to watch ‘on demand’, as well as four practice viva sessions.

Session 3
14:30-16:30 (AEST)
Short / Long Cases

Registration
Online registration is now closed. Please email events@generalsurgeons.com.au to register.
Registration is free.

Participant Instructions
Please click here to download the instructions to join the sessions, and watch videos on demand.

Contact
For any queries relating to the Course, please contact:
Sarah Benson
E events@generalsurgeons.com.au

Tuesday
19
Oct

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • MASTERCLASS: GORD and Hiatus hernia by David Gotley
  • Oesophageal strictures

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
20
Oct

SA Long Course Program

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

Time & Location

6.30pm
RACS, Kent Town SA.

For further information please contact:

Karen Clark
WA/SA Education Coordinator
P +61 436 910 919
E karen.clark@generalsurgeons.com.au

Friday
22
Oct

Peter Mac Department of Cancer Surgery Online Lecture Series on Surgical Oncology

We are pleased to invite you to the Peter Mac Department of Cancer Surgery

Online Lecture Series on Surgical Oncology.

Peter Mac logo

Program Overview

These lectures are for all Surgical Trainees and are pitched at a level expected for the Fellowship Examination in General Surgery.

The program commences on Friday 13 August 2021 and will run weekly until April 2022.

The lectures will also be recorded and available on a secure site (Peter Mac Learning Hub) for the duration of the program.

Program Co-ordinators

Dr Mike Bozin FRACS
Upper GI Fellow

Professor Michael Henderson FRACS
Deputy Director of Cancer Surgery

Session 11

Friday 22nd October 2021
16:00-17:00 (AEST)

  • Topic: High risk screening and Familial breast cancer
  • Presented by: Cathie Poliness

Further information

For further assistance in accessing this lecture series, please email the Peter Mac Office of Cancer Education at education@petermac.org

The Zoom log-in details can be accessed here (please log in to the GSA Website to access).

Saturday
23
Oct

Online Fellowship Examination Preparation Refresher Course

A national five-week, online Fellowship Examination Preparation Refresher Course will be held to support General Surgery Trainees and Specialist International Medical Graduates who are eligible to sit the Fellowship Examination in October/November 2021.

By registering for the Course, you will have access to all recorded lectures from the February/March 2021 Course to watch ‘on demand’, as well as four practice viva sessions.

Session 4
13:00-15:00 (AEST)
Anatomy

Registration
Online registration is now closed. Please email events@generalsurgeons.com.au to register.
Registration is free.

Participant Instructions
Please click here to download the instructions to join the sessions, and watch videos on demand.

Contact
For any queries relating to the Course, please contact:
Sarah Benson
E events@generalsurgeons.com.au

Friday
29
Oct

Peter Mac Department of Cancer Surgery Online Lecture Series on Surgical Oncology

We are pleased to invite you to the Peter Mac Department of Cancer Surgery

Online Lecture Series on Surgical Oncology.

Peter Mac logo

Program Overview

These lectures are for all Surgical Trainees and are pitched at a level expected for the Fellowship Examination in General Surgery.

The program commences on Friday 13 August 2021 and will run weekly until April 2022.

The lectures will also be recorded and available on a secure site (Peter Mac Learning Hub) for the duration of the program.

Program Co-ordinators

Dr Mike Bozin FRACS
Upper GI Fellow

Professor Michael Henderson FRACS
Deputy Director of Cancer Surgery

Session 12

Friday 29th October 2021
16:00-17:00 (AEST)

  • Topic: Breast reconstruction
  • Presented by: Cathie Poliness/ Angela Webb/ Richard Zinn

Further information

For further assistance in accessing this lecture series, please email the Peter Mac Office of Cancer Education at education@petermac.org

The Zoom log-in details can be accessed here (please log in to the GSA Website to access).

Friday
29
Oct
Until Saturday
30th Oct

The Alfred Hospital Intensive Course in General Surgery

Please click here to view the program.

Date

29-30 October 2021

Location

Pullman Melbourne on the Park

Register

For more information and to register please click here.

Early registration closures Sunday 19 September 2021.

For further information please contact:

alfred@surgeons.org

 

Saturday
30
Oct
Until Sunday
31st Oct

Sydney Head and Neck Dissection Course

Please click here to view the flyer.

Date

30-31 October 2021

Location

Macquarie University, Anatomy Lab
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
3 Technology Place
Macquarie Park

To register and for further information please contact:

Tania.Dawson@lh.org.au

 
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