PSA ASC Program Day 1 – Thursday 26 October

  • 08:45 – 17:30
  • Margaret River HEART

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SESSION 1                            

08:45 – 09:00    Welcome to Country & Welcome to the PSA 2023 ASC
09:00 – 09:05    Official Opening by Scientific Convenor – Dr Jacinta Cover   
09:05 – 09:20    Welcome to region    
09:20 – 09:40    My rural fellowship experience         
09:40 – 10:15    RACS rural health equity action plan   
10:15 – 10:30    Panel and audience discussion    

10:30 – 11:00    Morning Tea with Industry         

SESSION 2 – Teaching and Education                           

11:00 – 11:15   20 years of RACS in WA 
11:15 – 11:30   Canadian rural surgical teaching       
11:30 – 11:45   Aspire Program          
11:45 – 12:00   My Aspire experience
12:00 – 12:15   PNG best performing 2022 MMed (Surgery) Examination Candidate presentation   
12:15 – 12:30   Panel and audience discussion
12:30 – 12:50   Research papers      

12:50 – 13:50   Lunch with Industry

SESSION 3 – Extended Specialty Updates                  

13:50 – 14:10   Developing a regional ASU    
14:10 – 14:30   Upper GI/ Barretts management – Unconfirmed
14:30 – 14:50   ENT emergency management – Unconfirmed
14:50 – 15:10   Pelvic complications- intraoperative and postoperative care         
15:10 – 15:20   Panel and audience discussion
15:20 – 15:40   Research papers         

15:40 – 16:10   Afternoon Tea with Industry      

SESSION 4 – Quick Shot Poster Round                       

16:10 – 16:40   Keynote Address – Consensus statement on networks for high-quality rural anesthesia, surgery, and obstetric care in Canada – Dr Peter Miles
16:40 – 16:45   Keynote Q+A                                
16:45   17:30   Quick Shot Poster Round – Two minutes / one slide

17:30 – Day one Program End
From 19:00 – PSA Trivia Night

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