Pre and Post Workshops and Courses
The Annual Scientific Meeting will be held from Wednesday 30 August to Friday 1 September 2017 at the Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, Australia. In addition, there will be pre and post Meeting workshops as follows.
RACS Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators Course
Tuesday, 29 August 2017 from 8.30am to 4.30pm
Cost: No Charge
Registration: As part of the Annual Scientific Meeting registration process (visit the registration page)
Venue: Adelaide Convention Centre
The RACS Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators is an introductory course to expand knowledge and skills in surgical teaching and education. The aim of the course is to establish a basic standard expected of RACS surgical educators and will further knowledge in teaching and learning concepts. Participants will look at how these concepts can be applied into their own teaching context and will have the opportunity to reflect on their own personal strengths and weaknesses as an educator. With the release of the RACS Action Plan: Building Respect and Improving Patient Safety, the Foundation Skills for Surgical Educators course is now mandatory for surgeons who are involved in the training and assessment of RACS SET trainees.
Endoscopic Management of Vascular Injuries Workshop
Tuesday, 29 August 2017 from 8.30am to 5.00pm
Cost: $1,700 per registant (includes Workshop Dinner)
Registration: Registration form available for download here
Venue: LARIF, 101 Blacks Road, Gilles Plains, South Australia
Emphasis on this course is hands-on dissection providing the opportunity to learn how to position and manage the instruments during such a challenging surgical field, and enabling vascular control. This will be a very intensive, but hopefully enriching course.
Micro-Vascular Anastomosis Course
Saturday, 2 September 2017
Further information regarding this course will be available here in the near future.