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The Victorian Registrar Study Group is held in at the College at West Melbourne on Saturday mornings, and has been a very great success since its inception!
It was developed from Dr James Hayes’ Victorian Registars Teaching program that ran from the Northern Hospital for just on 15 years. When this program was terminated in 2013, the current program at the College was created by a group of highly esteemed educators (many of whom were students in James’ study groups), dedicated to the finest principals of FOAMed. The program is aimed as a “finishing school” for those about to sit their Fellowship exams. It is – of course – not meant to replace any local programs – but rather supplement and compliment them.
It also allows for exposure to some of the best educators from across the state of Victoria as well as the promotion of future professional links and friendships between colleagues – breaking “silos” and the like – a good thing as you may not even get to meet half your local colleagues otherwise! We have some of the best teachers/ examiners / experts in their fields from across Melbourne and Geelong for these sessions.
This year’s program will run for 18 weeks and will be even bigger and better than last year with additional eminent presenters from within and without the College. It will run from 8 April to 12 August
It is aimed at Registrars who are (or are thinking of) sitting the 2017.2 or the 2018.1 Fellowship Exams.
To register your interest in attending please contact James Hayes via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please be mindful that these sessions are run for the benefit of those about to sit the exam, if too many people show up, places may be restricted to those sitting the next exam.
Teachers/Instructors: Use links below for instructions on using the projector in ACEM Boardroom
Saturday mornings starting from 8th April, 2017
Start: 09:00 am sharp
Finish: between 11:00 am and 12:00 pm (Sessions will run for 2-3 hours)
34 Jeffcott St, West Melbourne
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START DATE: SATURDAY 8th APRIL, 2017
WEEK 1 April 8
RUTH HEW – INTRODUCTION TO THE EXAM (INCLUDING Q&A)
April 15th – EASTER – NO SESSION THIS WEEK
WEEK 2 April 22
GEORGE DOUROS – AIRWAY & VENTILATION
WEEK 3 April 29
ANDY BUCK – TRAUMA – I
WEEK 4 May 6
SHAUN GREENE – TOXICOLOGY – I
WEEK 5 May 13
DON LIEW & VICTOR LEE – SURGICAL EMERGENCIES & ADMINISTRATION
WEEK 6 May 20
ANDREW DIXON – EMERGENCY RADIOLOLGY
WEEK 7 May 27
PASCAL GELPEROWICZ – NEUROLOGY/ PSYCHIATRY
May 31 – MONASH PRACTICE EXAM – NO SESSION THIS WEEK
June 3-4 NO SESSION AT ACEM THIS WEEK
But there is PETER KAS at EMCore MELBOURNE (You can register here)
WEEK 9 June 10
SEAN ARENDSE- DERMATOLOGY
WEEK 10 June 17
SHAUN GREENE – TOXICOLOGY – II
WEEK 11 June 24
TOM READE – CARDIOLOGY
WEEK 12 July 1
AMIT MAINI & CHRIS GROOMBRIDGE – TRAUMA II & PROCEDURES
WEEK 13 Jul 8
POURYA POURYAHYA – EMERGENCY ULTRASOUND
WEEK 14 July 15
ALEX PASPALIARIS – INFECTIOUS DISEASE
WEEK 15 July 22
LINAS DZUIKAS (to be confirmed) – ECG
WEEK 16 July 29
ZEFF KOUTSOGIANNIS – ENVENOMATION
WEEK 17 August 5
MANI RAJEE & PHIL VISSER – ENT & OPHTHALMOLOGY
WEEK 18 August 12
NADINE SHARPLES – PAEDIATRICS
Written Exam- 18 August 2017
Trauma & resuscitation room management skills
Want to improve your trauma knowledge before the big exam? Do you want to be taught crucial resus room management and team leading skills so you can confidently perform in the OSCE and more importantly on the floor once you’re a Consultant? Then check out the ETM Course. Specifically designed to teach the modern, Australasian, Emergency Medicine approach to trauma reception and resuscitation.
Procedural Skill Courses
Want to improve your procedural skills before the exam, or before you take the floor as a newly minted FACEM? Then check out the EDProcedures Courses. Specifically designed to meet the procedural skill needs of Advanced ACEM Trainees and FACEMs.