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.
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.
The following hands-on open procedures will be covered:
- Right hemicolectomy
- High anterior resection/Hartmann’s
- Femoral/inguinal hernia repair
- Paraumbilical/ventral hernia repair
- Fresh frozen human cadaveric dissection
- Didactic sessions
- Limited places to maximise practical learning time
WA Participant: $1455
Non-WA Participant: $2065
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