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Procedural Skills for Abdominal Emergencies

Event Name: Procedural Skills for Abdominal Emergencies
Start Date: 4th Jul 2020 (9am)
End Date: 4th Jul 2020 (5pm)
Contact/RSVP: This course will not be running this year. Please contact to put your name on the mailing list for 2021 course dates.

This practical workshop has been designed for Medical Practitioners wishing to further develop their skills in assessing and managing Appendicitis. Participants will be offered the opportunity to observe and practice operative techniques which will be performed on fresh human cadavers.

Workshop Content

Topics covered include:

  • Assessing the acute abdomen
  • Abdominal anatomy
  • Acute appendicitis
  • Skills for appendicectomy/ Open appendicectomy
  • (Peri)operative troubleshooting/ Postoperative management


  • Professor Richard Turner, FRACS, Professor of Surgery, University of Tasmania School of Medicine, General Surgeon
  • General Surgery Fellow

ACRRM and RACGP (category two) QI&CPD Points will be offered.

This workshop has been approved for a three day procedural skills training grant of $2000 per day. These grants are offered by the Australian Government for rural and remote GPs to maintain their skills. For more details please contact Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) or the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).

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$780 (GST Inclusive) includes all refreshments and learning materials

If you have any questions about this course please email: