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Scientific Program Day 1

Thursday 25 October, 2018

Session One | Chair: Grace Lim

09:00 Welcome to PSA - Graham Stewart
09:10 Official opening - Grace Lim 
09:20 Address by National Rural Health Commissioner - Paul Worley
09:40 Role of Rural Surgery Section - Sally Butchers
10:00 Credentialing and extended scope of practice - Tom Bowles
10:20 Discussion

10:30-11:00 MORNING TEA WITH INDUSTRY

Session Two | Chair: Tom Bowles

11:00 Taking on the role of Director - Denise MacGregor
11:15 Challenges of regional orthopaedic practice - Sarah Coll
11:30 Why I chose to work in a regional location - Shehnarz Salindera
11:45 The making of a Regional General Surgeon - Damian Fry
12:00 Society for Young Rural Surgeons - Lauren Smithson
12:15 Public private partnership - Shehnarz Salindera
12:30 Advanced specilaist training in surgery - Charles Blair
12:45 Discussion 

13:00-14:00 LUNCH WITH INDUSTRY
13:00-14:00 Trainees Session with Lauren Smithson

Session Three | Chair: Kevin Hung

14:00 Sentinel node biopsy in melanoma: A routine procedure? - Mark Smithers
14:20 Skin cancer surgery of face: A cheat sheet - Sandra Krishnan
14:35 QASM: Making better decisions - John North
14:50 Free papers
15:35 Discussion

15:45-16:15 AFTERNOON TEA WITH INDUSTRY

Session Four | Chair: Graham Stewart

16:15 RELA: Regional Emergency Laparotomy/Laparoscopy Audit - Matthew Watson
16:30 I can only fix bones - Sarah Coll
16:50 Discussion
17:00 PSA Annual General Meeting
17:30 Program Close