Advanced Fracture Management Cadaveric Course: Fractures of the Knee - Approaches and Management

Date

8:00am 20th August, 2022 to 5:30pm 21st August, 2022

Venue

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Building F10A, 2 Technology Place, Macquarie University
Sydney NSW 2109

Target Audience

SET 3-5, Fellows and Junior Consultants < 5 years experience

Course Outline

This is an interactive course, featuring short talks, group discussions, case reviews and cadaveric dissection. 

All aspects of fracture management around the knee will be covered, including surgical approaches, fracture fixation methods and acute arthroplasty techniques. 

Radiolucent tables and C-arm imaging will allow realistic fracture fixation scenarios.

Convenor

Professor Mark Rickman, Director of Orthopaedic Trauma, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, SA

Faculty

A/Professor Peter Smitham, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, SA   
Dr Tom Ward, Canberra Hip & Knee Replacement Calvary Clinic, Canberra, ACT    
Dr Maurice Guzman, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, NSW   
Mr Lachlan Batty, OrthoSport Victoria, Epworth Hospital Richmond, St. Vincent’s Hospital & Western Health, VIC

Course Fees

$800+GST

Registration for all delegates includes the supply of course material, workshop equipment, specimens and all catering during the workshop, plus the course dinner at Nick's Seafood Restaurant on Saturday evening (COVID-19 restrictions permitting). Additional tickets to the course dinner (for partners) can be purchased separately on the registration page.

Course timings are subject to change and this should be taken into consideration when booking your travel arrangements.

Course Pre-requisites

  • Attendees should have passed OPBS
  • Course is designed for Set 3-5, fellows and junior consultants (<5 years’ experience) and priority registration will be given to these applicants.

Assumed Knowledge

Basic fracture management techniques and principles including: IM Nail; Plating; Soft tissue management; Knee anatomy and standard approaches.

Accommodation Options

MGSM Executive Hotel & Conference Centre, Standard Queen Room (Breakfast not included) Minimum stay 2 nights from 19/8/22-21/8/22 Total Cost $260

Hyatt Regency Hotel,  King Bed City View (Breakfast not included) Minimum stay 2 nights from 19/8/22-21/8/22 Total Cost $618 - LIMITED AVAILABILITY at this price.

Transfer Options

A group transfer to Sydney domestic airport at the end of the course will be available for a cost of $20 including GST

Masters Pelvis & Acetabular Fracture Fixation Course 2022

Date

8:00am 12th November, 2022 to 5:00pm 13th November, 2022

Venue

Macquarie University
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Building F10A, 2 Technology Place,
Macquarie Park, Sydney NSW 2109

Target Audience

SET 5, Fellows, Consultants (<5 years post qualification only)

Course Outline

This is an interactive course involving lectures, case reviews, panel discussion and hands on cadaveric workshops, designed around a small group environment with a faculty of highly regarded specialists in pelvic & acetabular fracture surgery.

The maximum ratio for cadaveric workshops will be 3:1 for delegates to faculty and specimen.

Half torso cadaveric specimens with both legs will be utilised. 

Radiolucent tables with C-ARM X Ray will allow assessment of fracture reduction and fixation.

Topics covered will include indications for surgery, surgical planning and approaches, reduction and fixation techniques as well as discussions around management of complications. Time will also be dedicated to the role and application of percutaneous techniques.

The course is intended for advanced surgeons and trainees interested in the management pelvic and acetabular fractures.

Please note all attendees must have competent knowledge of pelvic and hip anatomy and standard approaches.

Convenor

Professor Mark Rickman, Director of Orthopaedic Trauma, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, SA

Faculty

Professor Ton Tran, Director of Orthopaedic Services, Monash Health, Melbourne, VIC
Dr Kevin Tetsworth, Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital, QLD & MQ Health Limb Reconstruction Clinic, NSW
Dr Rohan Brunello, Wesley Orthopaedic Group, Auchenflower, QLD
Dr Joseph Isaacs, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney NSW
Dr Chris Morrey, Cairns Hospital & Cairns Orthopaedic Clinic, Cairns, QLD

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the delegates should be able to:

  • Use safely and effectively pelvic & acetabular specific fracture devices from Stryker: Matta Pelvic System (implants / instruments), Pelvic PRO instrumentation, Reduction Instruments, Hoffmann External fixators & Asnis Cannulated Screws.
  • Explain the classification of pelvic and acetabular fractures and their application to making management choices in acute care.
  • Delineate logical choices in surgical approach and intra-operative techniques based on patient and fracture characteristics.
  • Assess the selection and use of fracture devices and instrumentation based on fracture type.
  • Demonstrate the application of devices and instrumentation on cadaver models.
  • Discuss common complications, how to minimise them and how to manage them if they occur.

Course Fees

Course registration costs $1500 plus GST

Course Pre-requisites

I. Attendees should have passed OPBS
II. Course is designed for Set 3-5, fellows and junior consultants (<5 years post qualification only) 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

Accommodation Options

  • View Hotel, 17 Blue Street, North Sydney, 2060. Harbour View Queen Room Total cost for 2-night minimum stay is $558.00 (incl. GST. Breakfast is included).

  • MGSM Executive Hotel & Conference Centre, Talavera Road, North Ryde. Queen Room Total cost for 2-night minimum stay is $358.20 (incl. GST. Breakfast is not included).

Transfer Options

A group transfer at the end of the course will be offered to the airport domestic terminals for $20 including GST.

Course Registration