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Trainees' Day Program | Thursday 28 September

Hernia Surgery | Speakers TBA

SESSION 1 

830 Welcome
840 Surgical anatomy of groin hernia - open and laparoscopic
900 Clinical assessment for groin hernia
915 Clinical assessment for non-hernia groin pain
930 Imaging for groin hernia and pain
950 Discussion 

1000 MORNING TEA 

SESSION 2 

1030 Open inguinal hernia repair and local anaesthesia  
1100 Laparoscopic TAAP repair: Operative technique
1115 Laparoscopic TEP: Operative technique
1130 Management of acute groin hernia
1150 Surgical complications
1210 Case presentation and discussion 

1230 LUNCH  

SESSION 3

1300 KEYNOTE: Training and assessment competency
1320 Groin hernia surgery: Current status and evidence
1340 Femoral hernia: Surgical technique
1400 Obturator hernia: Presentation, assessment and management
1415 Recurrent inguinal hernia: Management
1445 Discussion 

1500 AFTERNOON TEA 

SESSION 4 

1530 Taking the pain out of groin hernia surgery
1345 Spigelian hernia: Assessment and management
1600 Lumbar hernia: Assessment and management
1615 FRACS final exam and essential tools
1630 Case presentation and discussion 

1700 Program close