Shock & Awe
(7.00am - 8.00am Tuesdays & Fridays; Weekly; FEB-MAR)
Open ended exam preparation small group tutorials aimed specifically trainees coming up for their FRACS exams in April & May.
(7.00am - 8.00am Tuesdays; Weekly; APR-NOV)
Small group tutorial sessions on specific topics
(7.30am - 8.30am Wednesdays; Weekly FEB - JUN)
Invited speakers presenting on updates in their sub-specialty
Surgical Annual Audits
(7.30am - 8.30am Wednesdays; Weekly JUL - NOV)
Each unit making up the division of surgery presents their annual surgical audit.
Clinical Case Discussions
(7.00am - 8.00am; Fridays; Fortnightly APR - NOV)
Open case discussions, small group tutorials.
Surgical Anatomy Tutorials
(7.00am - 8.00am; Fridays; Monthly APR - NOV)
Small group tutorials on surgical anatomy.
(9.00am - 12.00pm; Saturdays; Four sessions)
Four simulation workshops aimed at junior trainees; These include Colonoscopy, Bowel Anastomosis, Laparoscopic Suturing and Laparoscopic Groin Hernia Repair. Each of these coincide with one of the Saturday Seminars.
Saturday Surgical Seminars
(12.00am - 12.00pm; Saturdays; Monthly; APR - OCT)
The flagship educational events for the Austin. Each seminar is themed on a sub-specialty topic and includes a Q&A session for exam pending trainees, medicine for surgeons presentation by a physician, case presentation & discussion by a specialty fellow, debate and "How I do it" presentation.
SET Interview Prep Course
(9.00am - 12.00pm; Saturday; APR)
Presentations, interview techniques and practice interviews
NON SET Registrar Interviews
(12.30pm - 5.30pm; Tuesday & Wednesday, 2 sessions only)
SET trainees form part of the interview panel for selection of NON-SET surgical trainees to Austin & Northern hospitals