events in may 2021
Until Sunday
9th May

Management of Surgical Emergencies Course - VIC

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


  • 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.


  • 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.

Sally Erickson 
P +61 3 9149 1142


Trainees' Day - Vascular + Transplant

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


Scientific program will be available soon

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.


AUD $99 Inc. GST

  • This program will be offered both face-to-face and live-streamed. 
  • Based on Covid-restrictions in place at the time of the event, face-to-face numbers may be capped. 
  • You will be contacted prior to, to determine your preference based on availability. 
  • Should restrictions be implemented that affect face-to-face, the program will move to a fully-virtual format.

Sally Erickson 
P +61 3 9149 1142

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QLD Core Course Program


  • 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