Core Skills: General Surgery Workshop

Workshop

This unique one day cadaveric workshop provides General Surgical Trainees the opportunity to learn new skills, perform a range of open general surgery procedures, and attain practical knowledge and skills and a greater understanding of anatomy through human tissue. Limited places are also available for Service Registrars with strong surgical experience, for Observers, and for Theatre Nurses in the role of assistant.

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

Dates

Available (doctor) Available (nurse) Available (observer)
Thursday, 23 March 2023

About

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. There will be two participants to one facilitator per surgical station. 

This two day 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.

Workshop Content 

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 Inclusions

  • Fresh frozen human cadaveric dissection
  • Didactic sessions
  • Limited places to maximise practical learning time

 

2023 Fee

WA Participant: $1455
Non-WA Participant: $2065
Observer:  $175 - limited places
Theatre Nurse: Free of charge - limited places

 

CTEC PPE & COVID-19 Lab Safety Workshop Strategy

 

COVID-19 Information for Workshop Participants

CTEC Terms & Conditions

Workshop content, date and convenors may be subject to change or cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances. 

 

Convenors

Accreditations or CPD Approvals

This educational activity has been 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. Participation in this activity will be entered into your RACS CPD which can be accessed through ehub.

Testimonials

"Excellent course, would attend again."
"(I have gained the) foundation of knowledge relating to the steps of the most common general surgery procedures and increased familiarity with anatomy."
"Simulated real-time operating scenarios well. "
"I think this is an excellent course with a good balance of teachers to students."
- 2022 Workshop Participants

Venue

CTEC
The University of Western Australia
Entrance No.2 
Hackett Drive, Crawley
Perth, Western Australia

 

For more information contact

John Linehan
Senior Course Coordinator
T +61 8 6488 8049
E john.linehan@uwa.edu.au

 

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