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ASiT Global Surgery Course - ASiT 2018 Pre-Conference Courses

ASIT GASOC GLOBAL SURGERY COURSE

“Achieving Excellence in Global Health”

Venue: Edinburgh International Conference Centre - Orchil Room

Friday 6th April 2018

Course Convener: Kat Ford

Target Audience: Any

Cost reduced to £50 from £90

Please note this course is not a standalone course, and in order to be eligible to attend, you must register for the ASiT 2018 Conference.

Join leading global surgeons, anaesthetists and obstetricians at this one day global surgery conference themed around “Achieving Excellence in Global Health”.

The pan-specialty global surgery trainee group GASOC have paired with ASiT and aim to engage delegates in lively discussion when considering the doctor as advocate, educator and clinical in the low- and middle-income setting. There will be opportunity for network and project and placement planning as well as the showing of a short film on global surgery.

GASOC is the Global Anaesthesia, Surgery & Obstetric Collaboration

Programme:

08:30 - 09:00 Registration

09:00 - 09:10 Welcome

- The Doctor as Advocate

09:10 - 09:40 Understanding the landscape of international development - Matthew Neilson

09:40 - 10:00 Engaging our government internationally - Issy Marks

10:00 - 10:20 Engaging our government locally - Stuart Fergusson

10:20 - 10:40 Engaging with other health systems - Liz Tissingh

10:40 - 11:00 - Refreshment Break

- The Doctor as Educator

11:00 - 11:30 Co-presence: the Sustainable Volunteering Project - Louise Ackers

11:30 - 12:00 Developing and running courses - Chris Lavy

12:00 - 12:30 Group discussion/scenarios

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

- The Doctor as Researcher

13:30 - 13:55 A career in academic global surgery - Chris Lavy

13:55 - 14:20 Adventures in global collaborative research - Ewen Harrison

14:20 - 14:45 Practical tips on establishing global health research - Naomi Wright

14:45 - 15:00 Refreshment Break

- The Doctor as Clinician

15:00 - 15:25 My experience of twinning: the Zambia Anaesthesia Development Project - Hannah Phelan

15:25 - 15:55 Delivering surgical care in remote area (Western Zambia) - David Galloway

15:55 - 16:20 Achieving excellence in disaster response - Roger Alcock

16:20 - 16:50 Group discussion / scenarios 

16:50 - 17:30 Global health on film - Kat Ford

17:30 - 17:40 Close

 

The course will conclude with a free evening drinks reception and canapés from 1800.

For further information please contact info@asit.org

Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Morrison Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
£50 - Reduced from £90
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