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Viking Surgeons Association - Thriving and Surviving in Remote and Rural General Surgery

26th January 2021

Overview

The Faculty of Remote, Rural and Humanitarian Healthcare have partnered with the Viking Surgeons Association (VSA) to deliver a series of webinars focused on Rural Surgery, this webinar will present the following topics;

  • Training implications
  • Keeping up to date
  • Accommodating different managerial structures and clinical teams
  • Opening up opportunities for overseas work

Following part one, the webinar will continue with panel discussions, taking questions on;

  • Preparing for a career in Rural General Surgery
  • Keeping up with current practice in different specialties
  • Operating on friends, people close to you and relatives
  • Coping with specific stresses and the benefits of networking
  • Education of children
  • Employment of partner
  • Living with the 'Goldfish bowl phenomenon’
  • Dealing with complications

Panellists

  • Alan Grant (Chair)
    Consultant General Surgeon, Clinical director for Surgery, Anaesthesia and Critical care.

  • Simon Cole
    Consultant Surgeon

  • David Sedgwick
    Consultant Surgeon

  • Kenneth Walker
    Colorectal Surgeon and Associate Postgraduate Dean in Inverness

  • Beatrix Weber
    General, remote and rural surgeon

  • Stuart Fergusson
    Colorectal and General Surgeon

CPD

1 Hour

Registered attendees who connect for the full duration of the live webinar and have completed the post-event survey will be entitled to receive a CPD certificate. CPD certificates will be sent to the email address used to register for the webinar. We aim to send CPD certificates within 21 days of broadcast.

Recording


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