This unique two day 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 anatomy through human tissue. Limited places are available for Service Registrars with strong surgical experience, for Observers, and for Theatre Nurses in the role of assistant.
Workshop participants have the option of attending one or both days. This is the only General Surgery Trainee Workshop in Australia providing 100 per cent cadaveric dissection time on a range of open general surgery 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.
Workshop Content (Day 1)
The following hands-on open procedures will be covered:
- Right hemicolectomy
- High anterior resection/Hartmann’s
- Femoral/inguinal hernia repair
- Limberg flap & VY advancement
- Carpal tunnel
Workshop Content (Day 2)
Provides participants from Day One with first hand exposure to more advanced general surgical procedures not commonly performed by surgical registrars.
- Submandibular gland exposure
- Exploration of common bile duct
- Gastrectomy (Billorth II Gastrectomy with Roux reconstruction)
- Ingrown toenail - wedge resection and Zadek
- Axillary dissection
- Fresh frozen human cadaveric dissection
- Didactic sessions
- Limited places to maximise practical learning time
WA Participant - One Day: $1425
WA Participant - Both Days: $2460
Non-WA Participant - One Day: $1965
Non-WA Participant - Both Days: $3405
Observer: $175 - limited places
Theatre Nurse: Free of charge - limited places
Workshop content, date and convenors may be subject to change or cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances.
Accreditations or CPD Approvals
The University of Western Australia
Hackett Drive, Crawley
Perth, Western Australia