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Procedural Skills for Abdominal Emergencies

Event Name: Procedural Skills for Abdominal Emergencies
Start Date: 1st Jul 2023 (9am)
End Date: 1st Jul 2023 (5pm)
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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 QI&CPD points can be claimed for this course

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

If you have any questions about this course please email:

Cancellation Policy

  1. Cancellations advised in writing 21 days prior to the Short Course / Workshop will be refunded in full.
  2. Cancellation due to illness, supported by a medical certificate, will be refunded in full.
  3. Cancellations received between 14 and 20 days prior to the commencement of the course will receive a 50% refund.
  4. A refund will not be granted to any registrant that cancels up to 13 days prior to the commencement of the course, or fails to attend.
  5. Full payment is required upon course registration.
  6. The Tasmanian School of Medicine reserves the right to reschedule planned short courses. In the unlikely event of a cancellation, all paid short course fees will be refunded.