Hip Dissection Course 2019

Date

24th August, 2019
from 8:00am to 5:30pm

Venue

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

Target Audience

SET 1-2

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. C-arm XR will be available.
This course will include presentations and cadaver sessions & is designed for Pre-Set, Set 1-2
registrars.
The maximum ratio for cadaveric workshops will be 4:1.

Convenor

Professor Ton Tran

Faculty

Dr Andrew Gong
Dr Kosta Calligeros
Dr Sanjeev Gupta
Dr Julian Yu
Dr Pierre Navarre

Course Pre-requisites

I. Attendees should have passed OPBS
II. Course is designed for Pre-Set, Set 1-2 and priority registration will be given to these applicants.
III. Preference will be given to those applicants who have already attended the OTC Lower Limb Dissection Course.

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

TBA

Transfer Options

A group transfer to the airport will be offered to delegates at the end of the course for $20

Masters Hip and Pelvis Fracture Fixation Course 2019

Date

8:00am 24th August, 2019 to 5:00pm 25th August, 2019

Venue

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

Target Audience

SET 4-5, Fellows, Consultants

Course Outline

This is an interactive course involving lectures, case reviews, panel discussion and hands-on cadaveric workshops, based in a small group environment with a faculty of highly regarded specialists in pelvic & hip surgery. The maximum ratio for cadaveric workshops will be 4:1 for delegates to faculty and specimen.
Laboratory sessions will cover fracture fixation techniques, implants and plating.
Full cadaveric specimens will be utilised.
Radiolucent tables with C-ARM X-Ray will allow accurate fracture reduction and alignment.
Topics from multiple exposures of the pelvis & hip to alternative techniques of complex fracture management and fixation will be covered.
The course is intended for advanced surgeons and trainees interested in the management of hip and pelvic injuries.
Please note all attendees must have competent knowledge of pelvic and hip anatomy and standard approaches.

Convenor

Professor Mark Rickman

Professor Ton Tran

Faculty

Professor Bogdan Solomon
Professor Kevin Tetsworth
Dr Rohan Brunello
Dr Rob Molnar
Dr Pierre Navarre

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the delegates should be able to:
• Use safely and effectively specialty pelvic & hip fracture devices from Stryker: Matta Pelvic System
(implants / instruments), Reduction Instruments, Hoffmann External fixateurs, Gamma3 & Asnis
Cannulated Screws.
• Explain the classification of hip and pelvic fractures and choices in acute care management.
• 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.

Course Fees

$1200+GST

Course Pre-requisites

I. Attendees should have passed OPBS
II. Course is designed for Set 5, fellows and junior 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. Hip and pelvis anatomy and standard approaches
V. General knowledge of proximal femoral fixation options
 

Accommodation Options

TBA

Transfer Options

A group transfer to the airport at the end of the course will be offered for $20

Lower Limb Dissection Course 2019

Date

9th November, 2019
from 8:00am to 5:30pm

Venue

Sydney Clinical Skills & Simulation Centre
Kolling Building, Westbourne Street, St Leonards
Sydney NSW 2065

Target Audience

SET 1 - 2 and newly accepted SET registrars

Course Outline

This is an interactive course involving informal presentations, discussion and hands on cadaveric dissection workshops, based in a small group environment. The maximum ratio for cadaveric workshops will be 4:1.
Anatomy teaching and surgical demonstration of standard & alternative exposures of the lower limb including hip, knee, foot & ankle will be covered.
This course will include presentations and cadaver sessions & is designed solely for Set 1-2 registrars, including those newly accepted onto the SET program for 2020.
The course will be accredited the AOA for 7 CPD points.

Convenor

Professor Ton Tran - Co-convenor
 

Course Fees

The registration fee is AUD $500 (plus GST)
Registration is restricted to OTC members & new applicants only.

Registration for all delegates includes the supply of course material, workshop equipment, specimens and all catering during the workshop.

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

Course Pre-requisites

This course is designed for Set 1-2 and priority registration will be given to these applicants.
Delegates are required to undertake self-directed pre-reading of topics covering: anatomy and standard exposures & basic principles in nailing and plating.

Accommodation Options

TBA

Transfer Options

At the end of the course, a group transfer is available to take delegates to Sydney domestic airport terminal.

This is available for purchase upon registration for $20 (incl GST).