Advanced Fracture Management - Fractures of the Upper Limb: Approaches and Management 2023

Date

8:00am 18th March, 2023 to 3:30pm 19th March, 2023

Venue

Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, School of Biomedical Sciences
University of Melbourne, Corner of Grattan St and Royal Pde
Melbourne VIC 3010

Target Audience

SET 2-5, Fellows and Junior Consultants < 5 years experience

Course Outline

This is an interactive course involving lectures, case reviews, panel discussion and hands-on cadaveric workshops, based in a small group environment.
Multiple standard & alternative exposures of the shoulder, elbow & forearm, plus specialised techniques in upper limb fracture management will be covered.
This course will include presentations and cadaver sessions & is designed for Set 2-5 and Consultants. The maximum ratio for cadaveric workshops will be 4:1.

Convenor

Dr Manish Gupta, Nepean Hospital, NSW

Faculty

A/Professor Song Liang Ezekiel Tan, Gold Coast University Hospital, Southport, QLD
Dr Chris Smithers, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, NSW
Dr Kalman Piper, Westmead Public Hospital, Westmead, NSW
Dr Avanthi Mandaleson, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, VIC
Dr Andrew Mayo, Royal Brisbane and Womens’ Hospital, Brisbane, QLD

Course Fees

$650+GST

Course Pre-requisites

i. Attendees should have passed OPBS
ii. Course is designed for Set 2-5 and consultants and priority registration will be given to these applicants.

Assumed Knowledge

Basic fracture management techniques and principles including:
i. IM Nail
ii. Plating
iii. Soft tissue management
iv. Upper limb anatomy and standard approaches

Accommodation Options

DoubleTree by Hilton Melbourne, 270 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000. Queen Room, Sole Occupancy, 2-night booking for Friday 17 & Saturday 18 March only. Total cost $753 (Breakfast NOT included).

City Edge North Melbourne, 188 Peel Street, North Melbourne, VIC, 3051. Studio Twin Room, 2-night booking for Friday 17 & Saturday 18 March only. Total cost $417.10 (Breakfast NOT included).

Transfer Options

A group transfer to Melbourne airport will be available at the close of the course for $20 including GST.

Course Registration

Polytrauma Course

Date

24th June, 2023
from 8:00am to 5:30pm

Venue

University of Adelaide Medical School
Adelaide Health & Medical Sciences Building (AHMS)
Adelaide SA 5000

Target Audience

Open to all unaccredited & SET orthopaedic registrars - priority given initially to SET 2-5 registrars

Course Outline

This is an interactive course involving lectures, case reviews, panel discussion and hands on workshops. Topics covered will include: -

  • Pre-hospital techniques, priorities and transfers;
  • Resuscitation of the poly-traumatised patient;
  • Initial management decision making and priority setting;
  • The role of interventional radiology;
  • Application and management of pelvic binders;
  • Use of temporising external fixation, including practical exercises;
  • Current management strategies for open fractures.

Convenor

Professor Mark Rickman

Faculty

The program will be run by orthopaedic trauma faculty & involve presentations on specialist areas. This is anticipated to include talks from a plastic surgeon, a spinal surgeon & a paramedic.

Course Fees

$300+GST

Course Pre-requisites

Course is designed for Set 2-5 and priority registration will be given to these applicants initially.

One priority registration period is complete, registration will be opened to unaccredited and other SET orthopaedic registrars.
Delegates are required to undertake self-directed pre-reading of topics covering: anatomy and standard exposures & basic principles in nailing and plating.

Hip Fracture Dissection Course 2023

Date

2nd September, 2023
from 8:30am to 5:30pm

Venue

Surgical & Anatomical Science Facility
University of Technology, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW 2007

Target Audience

SET 1-3

Course Outline

This is an interactive course involving informal presentations, discussion and hands on cadaveric dissection workshops, based in a small group environment.

Anatomy teaching and surgical demonstration of standard exposures and fixation of the proximal femur will be covered, with the use of X Ray.

This course will include presentations and cadaver sessions & is designed for Set 1-2 registrars.

The maximum ratio for cadaveric workshops will be 4:1.

Convenor

Professor Ton Tran, Director of Orthopaedic Services, Monash Health, Melbourne, VIC

Course Fees

$550+GST

Course Pre-requisites

I. Attendees should have passed OPBS
II. Course is designed for Set 1-2 and priority registration will be given to these applicants

Assumed Knowledge

Basic fracture management techniques and principles including:
I. IM Nail
II. Plating
III. Soft tissue management
IV. Hip and pelvis anatomy and standard approaches
V. General knowledge of proximal femoral fixation options

Transfer Options

A group transfer to Sydney domestic airport will be available at the close of the course for $20 including GST.