Events

events in september 2022
Monday
05
Sep

QLD Core Course Program

Topics

  • MASTERCLASS - Neurosurgery for the General Surgeon
  • Blunt neck trauma and blunt cerebrovascular injuries

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]

Tuesday
06
Sep

WA WARTS Session

Time & Location

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

For further information please contact:

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

Saturday
10
Sep

NSW Educational Course

Topic

Gastric/Bariatric

This event will be delivered online.

For further information please contact:

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

Wednesday
21
Sep
Until Thursday
22nd Sep

CTEC 2022 - Core Skills: General Surgery Workshop

This unique two day cadaveric workshop provides General Surgical Trainees the opportunity to learn new skills, perform a range of open general surgery procedures, and attain a greater understanding of human anatomy. 

Participants have the option of attending one or both days. Limited places are available for Service Registrars with strong surgical experience, for Observers, and for Theatre Nurses in the role of assistant.

This is the only General Surgery Trainee Workshop in Australia providing 100 per cent cadaveric dissection time on a range of open procedures, consolidating and enhancing anatomical knowledge and understanding.

This workshop will use a combination of pre-reading, discussion and dissection to further understanding of surgical techniques, and improve confidence in procedural skills and operative anatomy in a highly supportive and safe environment. 

This two full day workshop meets competencies specified in the GSET curriculum and is generally suitable for SET Trainees and GSET Trainees at Level 2 and above.

Suitable for: Generally suitable for General Surgery SET and GSET Trainees at Level 2 and above. Limited positions available for Service Registrars with strong surgical experience. Limited positions for Observers and Theatre Nurses in the role of assistant.

Workshop Content Day One

The following hands on open procedures will be covered:

  • Appendicectomy
  • Right hemicolectomy
  • High anterior resection/Hartmann’s
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Femoral/inguinal hernia repair
  • Paraumbilical/ventral hernia repair
  • Splenectomy

Workshop Content Day Two

Provides participants from Day One with first hand exposure to more advanced general surgical procedures:

  • Submandibular gland exposure
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Duodenotomy
  • Pyloroplasty
  • Exploration of common bile duct
  • Gastrectomy (Billroth II Gastrectomy with Roux reconstruction)
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Auxillary dissection

CPD Approvals:

Approved in the RACS CPD Program.  RACS Fellows, Specialist International Medical Graduates (SIMGs) and Surgeons participating in the RACS CPD Program can claim 1 point per hour (to a maximum of 15 points) in Educational Activities.

Time and Location:

Day 1: 08.00am to 04.45pm
Day 2: 08.00am to 04:15pm
CTEC, The University of Western Australia, Perth

Further information and registrations:

www.ctec.uwa.edu.au

CTEC Contact:

John Linehan
CTEC Senior Course Coordinator
P +61 8 6488 8049
E [email protected]

Friday
23
Sep

CTEC 2022 - Core Skills: Vascular Surgery

The Vascular Surgery Trainee Workshop provides Vascular and General Surgical Trainees the opportunity to learn new skills in a range of vascular surgery procedures. It is a full-day hands on cadaveric workshop with a focus on surgical dissection, with vascular anastomosis on animal tissue.  Limited places are available for Service Registrars with strong surgical experience.

The Workshop’s anatomy-based program aims to provide both Vascular and General Surgical Trainees with an understanding of historical and contemporary surgical techniques, the immediate anatomy of the structures operated on and adjacent structures which may be involved in the event of other co-morbidities or complications.  It utilises a combination of pre-reading, discussion and dissection.

This full day workshop meets competencies specified in the GSET curriculum and is suitable for SET Trainees in General and Vascular Surgery, and for GSET Trainees at Level 2 and above. 

Suitable for: Vascular and General Surgery Trainees and GSET Trainees at Level 2 and above. Limited positions available for Service Registrars with strong surgical experience and for Observers. Theatre Nurse places are available in the role of assistant.

Workshop Content:

Anatomy relating to:

  • The neck
  • The  abdomen
  • The femoral triangle

Prior to each procedure there will be an anatomy short session and a brief discussion of specific objectives to be reached.

The following procedures will be demonstrated and performed:

  • Exposure of the common carotid artery and its bifurcation  +/- patch closure
  • Approaches to the infra-renal aorta and its branches
  • Aortic grafting
  • Vascular exposure in the femoral triangle proceeding to high saphenous ligation and profundaplasty
  • Benchtop anastomotic techniques using porcine aorta
  • Below knee amputation (subject to availability of cadaveric material)

Time and Location:

08.00am to 04.30pm
CTEC, The University of Western Australia, Perth

CPD Approvals:

Approved in the RACS CPD Program.  RACS Fellows, Specialist International Medical Graduates (SIMGs) and Surgeons participating in the RACS CPD Program can claim 1 point per hour (to a maximum of 8 points) in Educational Activities.

Further information and registrations:

www.ctec.uwa.edu.au

CTEC Contact:

John Linehan
CTEC Senior Course Coordinator
P +61 8 6488 8049
E [email protected]

 
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