29-30 June, 2012. This Coblation techniques in Otolaryngology course will include lectures and live surgery.
Jun 28, 2012
Jun 29, 2012
|Where||Fremantle Hospital, Western Australia|
|Contact Name||ArthroCare (Australasia) Pty Limited|
|Contact Phone||Tel: +61 1300 66 77 20 Fax: +61 1300 66 40 77|
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Joint Course Convenors:
|Prof. Peter Friedland
Mr Philip Fisher
|Mr Francis Lannigan
Assoc/Prof. Shyan Vijayasekaran
Prof. Peter Friedland, MBBCh (cum laude) MMed, FCS (SA), FRACS
|Peter is Professor in the School of Surgery at University of Western Australia, Associate Professor at Notre Dame University, Co-Director of Research and Head of Education and Training at the Ear Science Institute of Australia and a consultant ENT in the Department of Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth.
He introduced ENT Coblation surgery into South Africa in 2004 and convened Coblation techniques workshops there with Michael Timms (UK). Peter is involved in a multidisciplinary team including interventional pulmonary physicians managing complicated tracheal and airway problems with Coblation.
Sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL) and tinnitus; developing a laboratory, animal-research project to examine cochlear micro vascular structure and dorsal nuclei to determine etiology and treatment.
Epidemiology population studies in Busselton Healthy Aging Study on hearing loss, dizziness and tinnitus.
Telemedicine; developing a telemedicine application for Nasal & Oropharyngeal diagnosis, being developed in collaboration with Pilbara and Wheatbelt areas.
Head and Neck cancer- development of biomarkers in head and neck cancer
with special reference to HPV Oropharyngeal cancers.
Mr Philip Fisher, MBBS FRACS
||Philip has practiced as an ENT Head and Neck Surgeon for 20 years.
He trained in Western Australia and then completed his Fellowship in the UK
under Tony Cheeseman.
Philip continues his role as an ENT Consultant Surgeon in Joondalup Health
Campus (1994), Glengarry Hospital, Duncraig (1991) and Fremantle Hospital
Philip developedFremantle Head and Neck multidisciplinary clinic and has been
Head of Department at Fremantle Hospital for 8 years.
He has served as Chairman for RACS State Committee 2001-2003 and as
Chairman for ASOHNS (WA) 2008-2010.
Mr Francis Lannigan, MD FRACS
||Francis studied medicine and specialized in Otolaryngology in the UK, with
Fellowships in the UK before moving to Australia completing his FRACS in 2002.
Francis was appointed as Consultant Paediatric Otolaryngologist-Head & Neck
Surgeon at Princess Margaret Hospital for Children in January 1996, and was
Chairman and Head of Department from February 1999 until April 2006.
Francis is a visiting ENT surgeon at Kalgoorlie Regional Hospital, Bunbury Regional
Hospital, Carnarvon Regional Hospital, Kwinana Community Health Clinic.
Since migrating to Western Australia Francis has developed an interest in the
problem of Chronic Ear Disease in Aboriginal people, particularly in the Paediatric
Kwinana Community Health Clinic (pro bono) he contributed to specialist services,
and facilitated access for those patients who otherwise may slip through the
system. Francis has been Honorary Consultant to the Ngaanyatjarra Health Service
Ear Health Programme since 1999, and visits the Central Desert to provide a
clinical service to remote communities.
Francis also serves as Chairman for The Australian Society of Head and Neck
Surgery and State Training Committee for WA – ASOHNS.
Francis became Deputy Chair of the Board of OHNS at the Royal Australasian
College of Surgeons in 2006.
Assoc. Prof. Shyan Vijayasekaran, MBBS FRACS
||Shyan studied at the University of Western Australia and graduated with distinctions
in Medicine and Surgery. He subsequently trained in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck
Surgery in London and Perth.
Shyan completed a Fellowship in Paediatric Otolaryngology with Professor Robin
Cotton at Cincinnati Children's Hospital, University of Cincinnati, USA. He is one of the few international graduates of this prestigious programme. Shyan was awarded the Charles Ferguson prize by the American Society of Paediatric Otolaryngology in 2005.
Shyan works at Princess Margaret Hospital for Children and several other institutions
in Perth. He is a Clinical Associate Professor a"liated with the School of Surgery and
the school of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia.
His clinical and research interests included disorders of airway, voice, swallowing,
management of hearing loss and chronic otitis media. He has published over 40
papers in peer reviewed journals, chapters in textbooks and has been an invited
speaker at several national and international meetings.
Friday, 29 June
Arrival in the morning at Perth Airport and transfer to The Esplanade Hotel.
Check-in to: The Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle, cnr Marine Terrace & Essex Street, Fremantle WA
|1145||Arrival to The Esplanade Hotel
|1200||Buffet Lunch at The Esplanade Hotel
|1300||Introduction & Welcome
|1315||Coblation Technology: How it Works
|1345||Coblation Tonsillectomy: What is the evidence?
|1415||Coblation Tonsillectomy: 'How do I do it' & Tips and Pearls
|1445||Coblation Tonsillectomy 'My Experience'
|1530||Coblation Adenoidectomy, Turginate Surgery &
|1600||Coblation Surgery Applications for OSAS - UVPPP & Tongue
Channelling, Base of Tongue Anatomy & Lingual Tonsillectomy
|1630||Paediatric Airway Surgery - HPV & OSA
|1700||Open Question Time & Close
|1830||Dinner on 'The Deck' at The Little Creatures Restaurant
Saturday, 30 June
|0800||Transfer Delegates to Fremantle Hospital
||Live Surgery: selection of cases from:
|1230||Lunch & Departure
The Esplanade Hotel & Fremantle Hospital, Fremantle, WA
Nearest Airport: Perth
Climate and Clothing
Perth's winter begins in June and is generally mild with cool sunny days. Showers should be expected, please bring a jacket or coat.
The dress code for the meeting is casual.
Visas and Passports
For International delegates please be aware that you will be required to be in possession of a valid passport.
Some countries require a Visa for visiting Australia, please contact the Australian Embassy or your local Consulate for further information.
Please register to attend this course by 6 June 2012.
Places are limited so please register early to avoid disappointment.
The course registration fee is $200 plus GST
The registration fee will Include:
|One night's accommodation at The Esplanade Hotel on Friday, 29 June 2012.
Ground transportation to and from Perth Airport
Meals during the meeting including the course dinner at The Little Creatures Restaurant
A course handbook and Certificate of Attendance
International delegates will be required to cover their own airfares
To secure a place you need to complete a registration form - available from the organisers - and return to Ian Hyam by Wednesday, 6 June 2012.