This is a two-day intensive hands-on workshop on the anatomy, prevention & management of complications in obstetric & gynaecologic surgery.

The Anatomy of Complications Workshop was first developed by gynaecologic oncologist Professor Ian G Hammond & urological surgeon Dr John Taylor in Perth, Western Australia in 2000. The original ACW website is located at www.acworkshop.com. Since then, more than 50 workshops have been conducted in Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore. The first workshop was held in Singapore on 24 - 25 November 2007.

The main objective of the workshop is to improve understanding of the surgical principles, the approach & the relevant techniques of bowel, urological & vascular repair. The program is highly structured and involves interactive teaching, clinically based anatomic embalmed prosections, a surgical skills lab, live animal dissection & surgery and interactive case discussions.

It is held in the Advanced Surgery Training Centre, a state-of-the-art teaching facility spread over 1000 sq m, on level 2 of Kent Ridge Wing at the National University Hospital, Singapore. It will accommodate 12 participants to ensure maximal hands-on experience.


Who Should Attend?

  • Obstetricians and gynaecologists
  • Trainees in O&G, colorectal surgery, general surgery and urology (Yr 4 onwards)
  • All pelvic surgeons looking to develop skills and improve surgical practice

The Anatomy of Complications Workshop, Singapore is endorsed by The Medical Protection Society, United Kingdom, the largest provider of medical indemnity in Singapore.


The workshop has been approved for:

  • 8 CME points by the Singapore Medical Council
  • 2 meeting points at the RANZCOG Approved O&G Meeting
  • 14 points in the Practice Review and Clinical Risk management (PR&CRM)


Workshop Date:

  • 25-26 Aug 2018 Full

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