Events

events in april 2022
Saturday
02
Apr

2022 Simulation Workshop 1

On behalf of General Surgeons Australia and the Victorian/Tasmanian Training Committee, it is with pleasure that we invite you to participate in the 2022 Simulation Workshops.

There will be three simulation workshops on offer for Trainees and IMGs to attend which is being coordinated by Mr Julian Choi. Each workshop is convened by experts in the field.

As these workshops are being offered free of charge, we anticipate that they will be extremely popular. Places will be offered on a first-come first served basis.

Note: Due to the workshops being offered free of charge, any Trainee or IMG who registers but does not attend will be prohibited from attending any future simulation workshops.

Workshop #1

Topic

Laparoscopic Tissue Approximation Workshop

Date & Time

Saturday 2 April 2022

Morning group - 09:00 – 12:00, followed by lunch
Afternoon group - 12:30 – 15:30, lunch prior (replica of morning session)

Objective

Introduction to principle and technique of laparoscopic suturing. The acquisition of FLS skill sets, laparoscopic suturing skills on lap box trainer model and on pig small bowel model and the Acquisition of laparoscopic stapling skills.

Convenor

Mr Julian Choi

Number of participants

12 (3 groups of 4 trainees) per session

Venue

Skills and Education Centre
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
250-290 Spring Street, EAST MELBOURNE VIC 3002

Registration

Please click 'Register now'

Contact

Karen Clark
Victorian & Tasmanian Regional Executive Officer
T +61 8 8274 3791
E [email protected]

Maximum of 12 participants per group; please select either morning OR afternoon session below (NOT BOTH).

Saturday
02
Apr
Until Sunday
3rd Apr

New Zealand Association of General Surgeons ASM 2022

The annual meeting for New Zealand general surgeons and surgical trainees from provincial and metropolitan hospitals. The conference theme for 2022 is “Synergy in Surgery – Nga Taunekeneke ki te Pokanga”.

The conference sessions cover a range of technological innovations and interests in the modern hospital.

A Call for Abstracts will be open on Monday 20 September 2021 and online registration will be open on Monday 15 November 2021.

The Trainee Day will be held at Te Papa Tongarewa on 1st April 2022.

Please click here to view website for further information.

Date

2-3 April 2022

Location

Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand
55 Cable Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011

For further information please contact:

[email protected]

Wednesday
06
Apr

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:

Rachel Craddock
P +61 427 148 304
E [email protected]

Saturday
09
Apr

Online Fellowship Exam Preparation Course

Session 8

13:30-15:30 (AEST)
Operatives Mock Viva Examinations

Convenors

Dr David Coker FRACS, Dr Ngee-Soon Lau FRACS, Dr Pram Sirimanna FRACS

Eligibility

Candidates registered to sit the Fellowship Exam in May 2022.

Contact

For any queries relating to the course, please contact the Course Co-ordinators:
Katherine Naumoff | Regional Executive Officer - NSW/ACT
E [email protected]
or
E [email protected]

Wednesday
13
Apr

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:

Rachel Craddock
P +61 427 148 304
E [email protected]

Wednesday
13
Apr

WA WARTS Session

Time

1.00pm-5.30pm

This event will be delivered online.

For further information please contact:

Rachel Craddock
P +61 427 148 304
E [email protected]

Saturday
23
Apr

Online Fellowship Exam Preparation Course

Session 9

13:30-15:30 (AEST)
Pathophysiology Mock Viva Examinations

Convenors

Dr David Coker FRACS, Dr Ngee-Soon Lau FRACS, Dr Pram Sirimanna FRACS

Eligibility

Candidates registered to sit the Fellowship Exam in May 2022.

Contact

For any queries relating to the course, please contact the Course Co-ordinators:
Katherine Naumoff | Regional Executive Officer - NSW/ACT
E [email protected]
or
E [email protected]

Wednesday
27
Apr

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • Ruptured ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, fibroid emergencies
  • Urological Emergencies

This event will be delivered via Zoom.

For further information please contact:

Rachel Craddock
Queensland Regional Executive Officer
P +61 427 148 304
E [email protected]

Saturday
30
Apr

Baxter Live Tissue Blood Conservation Strategies in General Surgery

This is a full day educational event for Set 4 and above training Registrars who are involved in surgical settings. The objective of this event is to learn about blood conservation and build upon product knowledge. The day consists of lectures from senior consultants and a hands-on session in the Lab. Includes 6 hours of educational content.

Date

30 April 2022

Location

MERF
Staib Road
The Prince Charles Hospital
Brisbane

For further information please contact:

Amanda Mackay
[email protected]

Saturday
30
Apr
Until Sunday
1st May

Management of Surgical Emergencies Course

  • Saturday 30 April & Sunday 01 May (prior to RACS ASC) 
  • Brisbane - Stamford Plaza Hotel

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

This course is fully allocated. Further course dates will be released soon.
 

Enquiries
Sally Erickson 
[email protected] 
P +61 3 9149 1142

 
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