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8 June 2019 Men’s health update: 40 QI&CPD (Category 1) Points  It is the GP that most men turn to first for health advice and care, yet they do so at lower rates than women. It is important GPs are skilled in providing holistic, continuing and comprehensive care to men. GPs need to take into account the impact of masculinity and the health issues relating to men. Men are less likely to respond to preventative health care messages, or present with mental or sexual health concerns. In this workshop our presenters discuss issues that affect men’s health, ways to improve and encourage men’s access to GP care, and will improve your consultation and communication style. Venue: Bridgeley Community Centre, 91-93 Wellington Street, Northam. Time: 09.00am-04.00pm (Registration 08.30am). Cost RACGP Member $249, Non Member $329 Contact Lucille Antonio at wa.events@racgp.org.au or register online
8 June 2019 The Cutting Edge: Practice Nurse Skills Training: Suitable for: Nurses. This workshop is designed to offer nurses information and skills in procedural assistance in general practice. It includes practical sessions on wound closure, dressings – old and new; Plaster of Paris casts and back slabs, knot tying and suturing techniques, managing lacerations, patient positioning and IV cannulation. The workshop also covers a wide range of didactic sessions including: The role of the practice nurse; treatment room set-up, local anaesthesia; surgical scrub technique, cleaning and sterilisation and much more. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 07:45am – 05:15pm: Cost: $290 Contact Lorna Christie at lorna.christie@uwa.edu.au or 6488 8044 ctec.uwa.edu.au
14 Jun 2019 JDocs: Introduction to Surgical Skills: Suitable for: Junior Doctors. Aims to assist Junior Doctors in attaining an improved level of competence in the basic techniques required for minor surgery. Accredited by RACS. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 08:00am – 05:15pm. Cost: WA Participants: $460 Contact shauna.fletcher@uwa.edu.au, phone 6488 8044 or visit www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
22 and 23 Jun 2019 Australian Regional Anaesthesia & Cadaveric Ultrasound Seminar (ARACUS): Suitable for: Anaesthetists – Registrars and Consultants – and GP Anaesthetists. This highly practical two day cadaveric course allows candidates to repeatedly practise basic and advanced ultrasound guided peripheral and neuraxial, single shot and continuous nerve block techniques on freshly thawed human cadavers. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: Day 1 07:45am – 6:30pm. Day 2 08:45am – 3:15pm. Cost: GP Anaesthetists & Anaesthetic Registrars: $1820. Consultant Anaesthetists: $1950 Contact Lorna Christie at lorna.christie@uwa.edu.au or 6488 8044 ctec.uwa.edu.au
22 Jun 2019 St John of God Subiaco Hospital GP CPD Education Series presents: ‘Obstetrics & Gynaecology Day, The Latest in Perinatal Period’: 
This is a full day category one event featuring presentations, interactive workshops and Q&A sessions.
Presentations: The role of U/S in Pregnancy presented by Dr Senaid Mulroy, UTIs in Pregnancy and case studies presented by Dr Todd Ladanchuk, Shared care presented by Dr Michael Gannon, Asherman’s syndrome presented by Dr Richard Murphy, Work in pregnancy – What is safe? presented by Dr Pierre Smith and Bariatric surgery in fertility presented by Dr Ruth Blackham.
Interactive workshops: Preconcepetion genetic screening and antenatal screening – what’s new? facilitated by Dr Fiona Langdon, Breastfeeding problems: Dos, don’ts and tips for GPs facilitated by St John of God Subiaco Lactation Consultant and Neonatal update in the nursery facilitated by Dr Jo Colvin.
Venue: St John of God Subiaco Hospital, Conference Centre Auditorium, 25 McCourt St, Subiaco. Time: 8.30am registration and 9am – 4.30pm presentations and workshops. Lunch and refreshments provided. CPD Points: 40 Category 1, QI & CPD points Cost: Free
Visit our website for more information sjog.org.au/gphub
25 Jun 2019 St John of God Subiaco Hospital GP CPD Education Series presents: ‘Paediatric Update in General Practice’:
Presentations: Common findings at the six week check: what to do next? presented by Dr Jo Colvin, Foreskins, testes and hernias presented by Mr Andrew Barker, ENT update – Otitis media and snoring presented by Mr Paul Bumback and Paediatric Orthopaedics presented by Dr Patrick Michalka
Venue: St John of God Subiaco Hospital, Conference Centre Auditorium, 25 McCourt St, Subiaco. Time: 8.30am registration and 9am – 4.30pm presentations and workshops. Lunch and refreshments provided. CPD Points: 4 Category 2, QI & CPD points Cost: Free
Visit our website for more information sjog.org.au/gphub
27 Jun 2019 Core Skills: Laparoscopic General Surgery: Suitable for: Accredited Registrars, Junior General Surgery Trainees and Service Registrars with strong laparoscopic experience. Limited Observer positions available. This cadaveric workshop uses a combination of pre-reading, discussion and dissection and provides participants with the opportunity to practise skills and procedures in minimal access surgery that they may have limited exposure to in the clinical setting. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 07:45am – 04:45pm. Cost: WA Participants: $830. Observers: $150 Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au, phone 6488 8044 or visit ctec.uwa.edu.au
28 Jun 2019 JDocs: Surgical Airways & Wound Management: Suitable for: Junior Doctors.Is aimed at developing the skills and knowledge of pre-vocational doctors when dealing with the emergency / trauma patient in a clinical setting. This one day practical workshop features content covering relevant criteria from the RACS JDocs framework. It is specifically designed to meet the essential surgical skills required to apply for specialty training. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 07:30am – 4.45pm Cost: WA Participants: $690 Contact shauna.fletcher@uwa.edu.au, phone 6488 8044 or visit www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
6 Jul 2019 Women’s health update: 40 QI&CPD (Category 1) Points  The management of women’s health by the general practitioner requires an all-inclusive approach to the physical, mental and emotional health of the patient. As nearly 60% of all practice consultations are with women, this ALM has been created to inform and further educate GPs on the primary health needs of women.

Subject specialists will present on – Breast health and screening updates, Gynaecological and urogynaecological presentations and management, Diagnosing and treating eating disorders, Identifying and manage women with alcohol dependence. A procedural Implanon training session will round out the day. Venue: RACGP College House, 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville. Time: 09.00am-05.00pm (Registration 08.30am). Cost: RACGP Member $249, Non Member $329

Contact Lucille Antonio at wa.events@racgp.org.au or register online
8 sessions from 20 Jul – 14 Sep 2019 JDocs: Anatomy
Suitable for: Resident Medical Officers, Service Registrars and Interns who are preparing for the GSSE. Comprises eight intensive three hour sessions. The series will be convened by a number of Senior Consultants with support from expert faculty. Aims to assist Junior doctors in the consolidation of clinically relevant anatomical knowledge. RACS accreditation pending. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Session times: 9.00am – 12.00pm and 9.00am – 12.00pm on full days. See CTEC web site for session dates and times. Cost: WA Participants $1500
Contact Lee McGuckin at
lee.mcguckin@uwa.edu.au or
on 6488 8044 or visit 
ctec.uwa.edu.au
23 Jul 2019 Core Skills: Microsurgical Skills for Theatre Nurses
Suitable for: Theatre Nurses and Nurses assisting on Plastics, ENT, Eye Surgeries and Neurosurgeries. Offers nurses the opportunity to further their knowledge and gain valuable hands-on practical skills in microsurgery. Aims to enhance participant knowledge and skills in setting up for microsurgical cases and anticipating the procedural requirements of the surgeon. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 08:30am – 04:15pm. Cost: $110
Contact John Linehan at
john.linehan@uwa.edu.au or
on 6488 8044 or visit
ctec.uwa.edu.au
25 Jul 2019 The Cutting Edge: Advanced Procedures: Suitable for: GPs with a higher than average skill in surgery, with access to appropriate levels of equipment and operating facilities. Limited Observer positions available. A practical cadaveric dissection focused skills training workshop. It aims to equip GPs with a reliable foundation in advanced procedural skills including: Tendon release for trigger finger; terminalisation of digit; carpal tunnel release; vasectomy; fasciotomy for compartment syndrome; claw toe correction and plantar fascia release and more… Accreditation: Approved in the RACGP QI & CPD Program for 40 points (Category 1). Approved for 1 day Procedural Skills Training Grant. ACRRM accredited for 30 PRPD points and 30 MOPS points. Venue: CTEC, The University of WA. Time: 08.15-04.30pm. Cost: WA GP: $1490, Observer: $150 Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au, phone 6488 8044 or visit ctec.uwa.edu.au
26 Jul 2019 The Cutting Edge: Advanced Skin Procedures: Suitable for: Surgically skilled GPs with access to appropriate levels of equipment and operating facilities. It is of particular relevance for rural GP proceduralists. Limited Observer positions available. A unique hands-on cadaveric skills training workshop with only 2 participants per station. It covers excision of skin lesions with a focus on safe margins for malignancy and planning excisions on the face, neck, ears, eyelids, lips, inner canthus and nose – including wedge excisions, nostril margins and options for closure. Accreditation: Approved in the RACGP QI & CPD Program for 40 points (Category 1). Approved for 1 day Procedural Skills Training Grant. ACRRM accredited for 30 PRPD points and 30 MOPS points. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 08:15 – 04:30pm. Cost: WA Participants: $1490. Observers: $150 Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au, phone 6488 8044 or visit ctec.uwa.edu.au
27 Jul 2019 Skin Deep Dermatology: 40 QI&CPD (Category 1) Points Dermatological conditions are a common presentation in general practice. Numerous challenges confront GPs in regard to skin conditions and over half the skin cancer cases in Australia are managed by GPs. Thus, the ability to correctly diagnose and treat skin complaints is essential. This full day workshop will expand your skills and confidence in the diagnosis and management of a range of dermatological presentations. Presenters will discuss benign conditions, malignant lesions and skin pathology. A hands-on biopsy and suturing session will round out the day. This workshop is proudly sponsored by Clinipath and MDA. Venue: Wollaston Conference Centre, 5 Wollaston Road, Mt Claremont. Time: 09.00am-05.00pm (Registration 08.30am). Cost: RACGP Member $299, Non Member $389 Contact Lucille Antonio at wa.events@racgp.org.au or register online
1 Aug 2019 Core Skills: Introduction to Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery: Suitable for: RMOs, Service Registrars and Junior Trainees in General Surgery. A hands-on workshop provides participants with the opportunity to gain knowledge of dissection techniques and vessel control, consolidated by practical sessions in laparoscopic colorectal surgical set up, techniques and dissection. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 08:00am – 4.45pm. Cost: WA Participants $715 Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au, phone 6488 8044 or visit ctec.uwa.edu.au
3 Aug 2019 The Cutting Edge: Peripheral Nerve Block: Suitable for: Emergency Physicians, General Practitioners, ED Nurses and Nurse Practitioners. Accreditation: Approved in the RACGP QI & CPD Program for 40 points (Category 1). Approved for 1 day Procedural Skills Training Grant. Aims to increase breadth and depth of theoretical, anatomical and practical knowledge in relation to peripheral nerve block techniques and safety. Features rotating demonstration and ultrasound guided practical stations with 4 participants per group. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 8:00am – 3.30pm. Cost: WA Doctors $770 WA Nurses: $350 Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au, phone 6488 8044 or visit ctec.uwa.edu.au
8 Aug 2019 Succeeding with Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder – Level 1 (Asperger’s Syndrome) – Day 1: For Families, Friends & Colleagues: For family members, friends or colleagues of someone who has Asperger’s Syndrome – this one day workshop will provide valuable information about who these people are and how to best relate to them. The challenges associated with achieiving a diagnosis of ASD Level 1 from an individual and family perspective. Issues associated with achieving a diagnosis in the adult years. Strategies for guidance and support in daily living skills, emotion management, employment and relationships within the family. ASD and the criminal justice system. Ageing and Autism. This workshop will be presented by Professor Tony Attwood (Internationally renowned for his work and publications in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorder). Venue: The Boulevard Centre, 99 The Boulevard, Floreat. Time: 09:00am – 4.30pm. Cost: Before 8th April $195 (GST inc), Before 8th June $245 (GST inc), Standard $295 (GST inc). NOTE to attend both workshop days Cost: Before 8th April $385 (GST inc), Before 8th June $435 (GST inc), Standard $485 (GST inc). Refreshments and reserved parking tickets included. To book please go to “Try Booking” at https//www.trybooking.com/BBESH or contact Jonathan Kester, jonakes@globaldial.com or 0438 929 899
9 Aug 2019 Succeeding with Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder – Level 1 (Asperger’s Syndrome) – Day 2: For Human Service Personnel: Workshop provides 6.5hrs for CPD points. If you are a psychologist, psychotherapist, counsellor, social worker or work in any of the other human services professions this one day workshop will offer you resources and insight into working with people who have Aspergers Syndrome. The defining characteristics of ASD Level 1 in adults and how the pattern of abilities and adaptations can be different for women. Recommended screening instruments, diagnostic tools and additional activities to include in a diagnostic assessment. Challenges for adults with ASD Level 1 in conversation, daily living and emotion management skills. Constructive application of talents and abilities. Potential issues regarding addiction and criminal activity. Strategies to achieve and maintain employment and relationships. This workshop will be presented by Professor Tony Attwood (Internationally renowned for his work and publications in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorder). Venue: The Boulevard Centre, 99 The Boulevard, Floreat. Time: 09:00am – 4.30pm. Cost: Before 9th April $225 (GST inc), Before 9th June $275 (GST inc), Standard $325 (GST inc). NOTE to attend both workshop days Cost: Before 8th April $385 (GST inc), Before 8th June $435 (GST inc), Standard $485 (GST inc). Refreshments and reserved parking tickets included. To book please go to “Try Booking” at https//www.trybooking.com/BBESH or contact Jonathan Kester, jonakes@globaldial.com or 0438 929 899
10 Aug 2019 Mortality: 40 QI&CPD (Category 1) Points  The end of a life touches us all at some point in life – GPs can offer support to people who are facing mortality or dealing with grief. The ability to provide a level of support that will alleviate anxiety to patients with life-limiting illnesses and alleviate distress in people surviving the loss of a loved one is a skill that challenges many GPs. This workshop aims to improve your capacity to respond to distress, and offer informative and practical support. Experienced presenters will address palliative care, sudden death, peri-natal loss, advanced care directives, bereavement and the highly topical issue of assisted dying. Venue: RACGP College House, 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville. Time: 09.00am-05.00pm (Registration 08.30am). Cost: RACGP member $249, Non Member $329 Contact Lucille Antonio at wa.events@racgp.org.au or register online
13 and 14 Aug 2019 Advanced Vascular Surgery: Anatomical Approaches: Suitable for: Consultants, Advanced and Intermediate Vascular Surgery Trainees. Consultants in General Surgery and Advanced General Surgery Trainees. RACS CPD Program reaccreditation will be sought for 2019. This 2 day workshop with 100% dissection time will provide surgeons and trainees with the opportunity to learn new skills and practice performing unique and complicated exposures critical for vascular training. Examples of included exposures are: Thoracoabdominal; thoracotomy; distal internal carotid with mandibular subluxation; vertebral; retroperitoneal aorta; lateral popliteal and major visceral arterial and venous exposures. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia Time: Day 1: 7:30am – 4:30pm Day 2: 8:15am – 5:00pm. Cost: WA Participant: $3340; WA Observer: $1020 Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au, phone 6488 8044 or visit ctec.uwa.edu.au
16 Aug 2019 The Cutting Edge: Proceduralists Obstetrics & Gynaecological Skills: Suitable for: GP Proceduralists, GP Obstetricians. Limited places for KEMH Registrars in Gynaecological Surgery. Accreditation: Approved in the RACGP QI & CPD Program for 40 points (Category 1). Approved for 1 day Procedural Skills Training Grant. ACRRM accredited for 30 PRPD points, 30 MOPS points in Surgery and 30 MOPS points in Obstetrics. A hands-on skills training workshop utilising simulation models. It is designed to assist GP Proceduralists and GP Obstetricians in attaining an improved level of confidence in gynaecological and obstetric procedures. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 07:45am – 4.30pm. Cost: WA Participants $800 Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au, phone 6488 8044 or visit ctec.uwa.edu.au
24 Aug 2019 Radiology and Pathology – Delving into diagnostics | 40 QI&CPD (Category 1) Points  After the success of our 2018 ‘Pathology revealed’ series, the RACGP has expanded this Active Learning Module (ALM) to also include the modality of medical imaging.
Specialists from Envision Radiology and Clinipath Pathology will provide GPs with current, evidence-based education on diagnostic testing.
This comprehensive workshop has been designed to promote improved patient outcomes by advancing participant’s knowledge and confidence in requesting, interpreting and managing diagnostic tests. Venue: RACGP College House, 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville 6007. Time: 09.00am-05.00pm (Reg 08.30am). Cost: RACGP Members: $249, Non-Members: $329
Contact Lucille Antonio at wa.events@racgp.org.au or register at racgp.org.au
5 Sept 2019 JDocs: Foundations of Minimal Access Surgery: Suitable for: Junior Doctors. Limited places available for rural GPs. Provides participants the opportunity to learn introductory skills in minimal access surgery in a dynamic teaching environment. RACS accredited and contributes towards the JDocs e-portfolio. RACGP accredited. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 08:15am – 04:30pm. Cost: WA Participants $525 Contact shauna.fletcher@uwa.edu.au, phone 6488 8044 or visit www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
6 Sept 2019 Core Skills: Intermediate Laparoscopic Skills Workshop: Suitable for: Service Registrars, Surgical Trainees and Consultants. This highly practical workshop increases technical skills in two handed operative techniques and the ability to tie laparoscopic intra and extracorporeal knots. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 08:15am – 5.15pm. Cost: WA Participants: $800 Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au, phone 6488 8044 or visit ctec.uwa.edu.au
14 Sept 2019 ECG masterclass – Advanced session: 6 QI&CPD (Category 2) Points  RACGP WA presents this comprehensive and interactive electrocardiogram (ECG) masterclass in which participants will expand their skills in the interpretation of cardiac arrhythmias and abnormalities. Professor Rukshen Weerasooriya has developed this advanced ECG masterclass to consolidate concepts covered in the previous ECG masterclass and address more complex cardiac presentations. This masterclass will investigate common, uncommon and rare abnormalities, improve attendees abilities to confidently diagnose infarct patterns, correlate diagnosis with management options, and outline advances in available technology. Venue: ECU Joondalup, 270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup. Time: 01.00pm-04.00pm (Registration 12.30pm). Cost: RACGP Member $99, Non Member $129 Contact Lucille Antonio at wa.events@racgp.org.au or register online 
20 and 21 Sept 2019 Advanced GI Endoscopy Workshop
Suitable for: Trainees and Consultants in Gastroenterology. Designed for Consultants and Trainees who have demonstrated competence in diagnostic endoscopy and wish to expand their skills to incorporate more advanced endoscopic techniques for management. Will be delivered through focused lectures later consolidated in small group practical hands-on sessions in the laboratory. RACS reaccreditation pending. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 08.00am – 5.00pm both days. Cost: WA Consultant: $2125 WA Trainee: $1840
Contact John Linehan at
john.linehan@uwa.edu.au or
on 6488 8044 or visit
ctec.uwa.edu.au
27 Sept 2019 The Cutting Edge: Essential Surgical Skills: Suitable for: GPs, GP Registrars, GP Trainees and Nurse Practitioners. Aims to assist the GP and Nurse Practitioner in attaining an improved level of competence in the basic techniques required for minor surgery. Accreditation: Accredited in the RACGP QI & CPD Program for 40 points (Category 1) and approved for a 1 day Procedural Skills Training Grant. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 08.00am – 5.00pm Cost: WA GPs and Nurse Practitioners $800 Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au, phone 6488 8044 or visit ctec.uwa.edu.au
17 Oct 2019 Core Skills: Workshop in Neck Dissection for Thyroid Carcinoma
Suitable for: Senior Practical Session: Fellows and Consultants in Endocrine Surgery, General Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery. Junior Practical Session: RMOs, Service Registrars and SET Trainees in General Surgery and Head and Neck Surgery. A highly practical cadaveric workshop featuring concurrent full day Junior and Senior participant practical sessions in the steps and techniques of radical neck dissection for thyroid carcinoma. RACS reaccreditation pending. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 08.30am – 5.00pm. Cost: WA Consultant and Fellow: $1020 WA RMOs, Service Registrars and Trainees: $525
Contact John Linehan at
john.linehan@uwa.edu.au or
on 6488 8044 or visit
ctec.uwa.edu.au
18 Oct 2019 JDocs: Emergency Procedures: Suitable for: Junior Doctors. Assists in attaining an improved level of confidence and hands-on experience in a range of procedures, skills and behaviours for medical and surgical emergencies. Includes cadaveric (arm) and further practical sessions. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 08:15am – 05:15pm. Cost: WA Participants: $925 Contact shauna.fletcher@uwa.edu.au, phone 6488 8044 or visit www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
25 Oct 2019 JDocs: Foundations of Minimal Access Surgery: Suitable for: Junior Doctors. Limited places for rural GPs. Provides participants the opportunity to learn introductory skills in minimal access surgery in a dynamic teaching environment. Accreditation: RACS accredited and contributes towards the JDocs e-portfolio. RACGP accredited. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 08:15am – 04:30pm. Cost: WA Participants $525 Contact shauna.fletcher@uwa.edu.au, phone 6488 8044 or visit www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
1 Nov 2019 Core Skills: ENT Sinus Surgery: Suitable for: Trainees, Registrars, Fellows and Junior Consultants in ENT Surgery. Limited Observer positions available. This workshop is immediately followed by the Core Skills: Facial Plastic Surgery workshop on 16 November. This highly practical cadaveric workshop aims to provide ENT Trainees with improved operative confidence and efficiency in a way that cannot be provided by routine surgical supervision or by other simulated environments. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 7.45am – 5.00pm. Cost: WA Participants: $900. Observers: $150 Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au, phone 6488 8044 or visit ctec.uwa.edu.au
2 Nov 2019 Core Skills: ENT Facial Plastic Surgery: Suitable for: Trainees, Registrars, Fellows and Junior Consultants in ENT and Plastic Surgery. Limited Observer positions available. This workshop follows on from the Core Skills: ENT Sinus Surgery workshop on 15 November. This hands-on cadaveric workshop provides ENT and Plastic Surgery Trainees with increased operative experience and the opportunity to consolidate knowledge and skills in a range of techniques in facial plastic surgery. Accreditation: RACS reaccreditation pending. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 7:45am –5.30pm Cost: WA Participants: $900. Observers: $150 Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au, phone 6488 8044 or visit ctec.uwa.edu.au
15 Nov 2019 JDocs: Introduction to Surgical Skills: Suitable for Junior Doctors. Aims to assist Junior Doctors in attaining an improved level of competence in the basic techniques required for minor surgery. Accredited by RACS. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 8:00am – 5.00pm Cost: WA Participants: $460 Contact shauna.fletcher@uwa.edu.au, phone 6488 8044 or visit www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
22 Nov 2019 Core Skills: Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Skills
Suitable for: Senior SET Trainees and Consultants in Colorectal Surgery. Limited Observer positions and positions for Theatre Nurses in the role of assistant. A highly practical one day cadaveric workshop aimed at providing participants with the most efficient techniques for advanced laparoscopic colorectal surgery, including safe colon mobilisation and techniques for vessel control. RACS reaccreditation pending. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 08.00am – 5.00pm. Cost: WA Participant: $1020 Observer: $150 Theatre Nurse: Free of charge.
Contact John Linehan at
john.linehan@uwa.edu.au or
on 6488 8044 or visit
ctec.uwa.edu.au
29 Nov 2019 JDocs: Surgical Airways & Wound Management: Suitable for: Junior Doctors.Is aimed at developing the skills and knowledge of pre-vocational doctors when dealing with the emergency / trauma patient in a clinical setting. This one day practical workshop features content covering relevant criteria from the RACS JDocs framework. It is specifically designed to meet the essential surgical skills required to apply for specialty training. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 07:30am – 4.45pm Costs: WA Participants: $690 Contact shauna.fletcher@uwa.edu.au, phone 6488 8044 or visit www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
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