A U S T R A L A S I A N Definitive Surgical Trauma Care
For Qualified Surgeons and Advanced Trainees
DSTC Australasia in association with IATSIC (International
Association for Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care) is pleased
to announce the courses for 2017.
THE DSTC COURSE IS THE PERFECT OPPORTUNITY TO FOCUS ON:
Surgical decision-making in complex scenarios
Operative technique in critically ill trauma patients
Hands on practical experience with experienced instructors (both national and international)
Insight into difficult trauma situations with learned techniques of haemorrhage control and the ability to handle major thoracic, cardiac and abdominal injuries
The Definitive Surgical Trauma Care (DSTC) course is recommended by The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons for all Consultant Surgeons and final year trainees.
The Definitive Perioperative Nurses Trauma Care (DPNTC) course is held in conjunction with the DSTC course. It is aimed at registered nurses with experience in perioperative nursing and allows them to develop their knowledge and skills in a multidisciplinary setting. The DSTC course is recommended by The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons for all Consultant Surgeons and final year trainees.
For perioperative nurses, the DPNTC course provides equivalent hours towards annual continuing professional development (CPD) as outlined by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
24-26 July 2017
with optional Military Module
(27 July 2017)
July 31, 2017 - DAY ONE
The first full day of the course is a diverse and challenging experience, which includes presentations on principles of damage control & decision making in trauma from expert faculty members and interactive exploration of real cases. High level surgical skills are explored prior to a three hour lab session which will give you an opportunity to apply what you have learned.
Course Dinner An opportunity for participants and faculty members to engage outside of the formal learning environment.
August 1, 2017 - DAY TWO
Day two continues to explore decision making and surgical skills. It includes a 3 hour lab session in the afternoon.
August 2, 2017 - DAY THREE
Day three includes FAST training, and Interactive Case Presentations.