PCSA Conference in Ireland

ASPC would like to notify all of its members that the PCSA Annual event is approaching. All ASPC members have dual membership with the PCSA in Ireland. Details for the event to be held in Tralee, Kerry are below.

Event: Primary Care Surgical Association Cryosurgery Masterclass and 6th Annual Scientific Meeting and AGM
Where: The Rose Hotel, Tralee, Co Kerry
When: Friday 29th and Saturday 30th September 2017

Friday – 29th September 2017- Cryosurgery Masterclass
9:30-10:00am History of cryosurgery + method of cell death Dr Paola Pasquali
10:00-10:30am Cryogens + equipment Dr David Buckley
10:30-11:00am Patient selection + indications Dr Paola Pasquali
11-30-12:00pm Technique + complications Dr Paola Pasquali
12:00-12:30pm Nurse lead cryosurgery Dr David Buckley
12:30-1:00pm Genital warts Prof Colm O ‘Mahony
1:00-1:30pm Teledermatology for pre and post op care Dr Paola Pasquali
2:30-3:00pm UK Nation Community Surgery Audit Dr Jonathon Botting
3:00-3:30pm Genital lesions and rashes Prof Colm O ‘Mahony
3:30-5:30pm Rotating Workshops – pick two
1. Cryo for wart/verruca/actinic keratosis Dr David Buckley
2. Tissue viability + wound healing science Tissue Viability Nurse
3. Biopsy+curettage punch/shave/incisional, etc) Dr Shastri Persad
4. Cryo for NMSC + keloids Dr Paola Pasquali

8:00pm Gala dinner + guest speaker Prof Colm O ‘Mahony

Saturday 30th September 2017: PCSA annual scientific meeting.
Foundation Session
Basic session:
9:00-9:30am Benign tumours of the skin Dr Shastri Persad
9:30-10:00am Elliptical excision+ layered closure Dr Niall Maguire
10:00-10:30am Setting up a primary care surgical clinic Dr David O Connell

Experienced session:
9:00-9.30am Dermoscopy for BCCs Dr Jonathan Botting
9:30-10:00am NMSC on the head and neck Dr Billy O Connor
10:00-10:30am Suspicious pigmented lesions Mr James Clover
11:00am-11:30am Keynote address: “See and Treat” the future of community based surgery Prof Paul Ridgway, Professor of Surgery,TCD
11:30–1:00pm Ross Ardill papers + prize
2:00-3:00pm AGM Chair Dr Niall Maguire
3:00-5:00pm Rotating Workshops-pick two:
1. Vasectomy(beginners 3-4pm, improvers 4-5pm) Dr Richard Look-Tong
2. Closing wounds without sutures: Glues, staples, secondary intention, etc. Dr Jonathan Botting
3. My favourite suture techniques Dr Enda Devitt
4. Simple flaps Mr James Colver

Generous external CPD credits and GMS study leave entitlements.
We recommend you book early, as spaces are limited.
For further information, contact the conference secretary:
Olive at e mail: reception@theashestreetclinic.com
Tel: 066 7125611; Fax: 066 7122626

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