Victorian Trauma Grand Round
Victorian Trauma Grand Round
A Collaborative Trauma Education Program

Beyond the Emergency Department: Perioperative and Critical Care

Tuesday, 14 May 2019



The Victorian Trauma Grand Round is a collaborative initiative to provide a forum for healthcare professionals involved in acute trauma care in Victoria to explore and debate all aspects of trauma care. The program will promote collaborative efforts and networking among members of the trauma community and showcase the expertise and available resources in trauma care in Victoria. Each quarter a grand round event will be hosted by a major Victorian trauma care provider. These events are open to all healthcare professionals.

Beyond the Emergency Department: Perioperative and Critical Care

Date:         Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Time:         6:00 - 8.30 pm

Location:   Alfred Research Alliance (formerly know as the AMREP Education Centre) - The Alfred

Online:    You may stream this event online.  Please register and indicate your viewing preference if you would like a certificate for CPD purposes. Link to Grand Round:                                                                            


18:00 Networking and refreshments
18:30 Welcome - A/Prof Joseph Matthew, Deputy Director, Trauma Services, Alfred Health
18:35 Introduction - Dr Andrew Hooper, Head of Trauma ICU, Alfred Health
18:40 Initial Case Presentations - Dr Simon Hendel, Anaesthesiologist and Trauma Consultant, Alfred Health
18:50 Surgical decision making - Ms Jun Ban, General Surgical Trauma Fellow, Alfred Health
19:00 Anaesthesia care in the IR suite - Dr Alex Cardinal, Trauma Anaesthesia Fellow, Alfred Health
19:10 The other 95% - Ms Catherine Bell, Trauma ICU CNC, Alfred Health
19:20 Complex families in crisis - Ms Nina Menezes, ICU Lead Social Worker, Alfred Health
19:30 Surviving broken ribs - Dr Mark Welch, Trauma Anaesthesia Fellow, Alfred Health
19:40 Moving towards recovery - Scott Bradley, ICU Lead Physiotherapist, Alfred Health
19:50 What are your goals? Decision making at the end of life - Dr David Anderson, Intensivist, Alfred Health
20:00 Panel Discussion
20:20 Summary and close - A/Prof Joseph Matthew
20:30 VTGR concludes


Venue Information


Venue Information:

Alfred Research Alliance (formerly the AMREP Education Centre) 
Lecture Theatre, 89 Commercial Road, Melbourne

The VTGR will be accredited by several professional colleges for CME/CNE/CPD:

  • Participants in the ACEM CPD program may claim 2 CPD hours under the CPD Group Learning heading.

  • Participants in the ANZCA CPD program may claim this workshop under the Knowledge and skills activity Learning sessions at 1 credit per hour

  • Participants in the ACRRM CPD program may claim 2 PDP Core Points

  • Participant in the CICM CPD program may claim 1 point per hour (2 points) - Category 2A - Lectures

  • Participants in the RACS CPD program may claim points for this activity

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The content of the Victorian Trauma Grand Round is directed at (appropriately licensed and trained) medical practitioners. It represents current information about the provision of emergency and trauma medical care. It is not intended to replace, and should not be construed as, medical advice. 

Every attempt has been made to ensure the accuracy and reliability of course content, however, medical practitioners undertaking the course should be aware of the following:  Content is based on current medical knowledge and practice as at the date of delivery. It is the responsibility of practitioners to have regard to relevant research or material that may have been published or become available subsequently and also continually assess the accuracy and relevance of the content with respect to each particular patient case.

We do not accept any liability for any damages arising out of any use or reliance on any content including outcomes related to or resulting from performing any procedures or to any person for any injury incurred as a result of the use of this information.  The course does not represent a formal credentialing process for the performance of any skills or procedures in clinical practice. Credentialing remains the responsibility of the individual and/or organisation(s) whom the individual represents.