Hand and Forearm Flap Course

The Clinical Skills Centre hosts a number of surgical training courses during the year. Developed and taught by leading Consultants, each course provides in-depth theory and the opportunity to practise a variety of surgical techniques in a modern lab environment.

Australian Hand Surgery Society
Hand and Forearm Flap Course

Course Date

2-3 June 2018

Course Director

Dr David Stewart

02 9463 1820

Email: NSLHD-Handsurgery@health.nsw.gov.au


This course provides an excellent opportunity to develop your procedural skills in hand and forearm flap surgery.


The Course programme will cover sixteen topics, including:

·         V-Y flap

·         X-finger flap

·         Homodigital island flaps

·         Heterodigital island flaps

·         Dorsal metacarpal flaps

·         Radial forearm flap

·         Posterior interosseous flap

·         Ulnar forearm flap


Training Methods

Each topic will begin with a short preliminary lecture and a demonstration dissection prior to the dissection of each flap by the registrants under the direction of the course tutors.

There will be 20 work stations, each with one fresh frozen cadaveric upper limb.


​Maximum Participants

The first 40 registrations will be accepted. Subsequent applications will be placed on a waiting list in order of receipt.


Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre

Level 6 Kolling Building

Reserve Road

Royal North Shore Hospital

St Leonards  NSW  2065

Course Duration

Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June 2018

8.00am – 5.00pm


$715 incl. GST

Please note: The brachial plexus course will be held on Friday 1st June. Registration for this course is $660 incl. GST. If you wish to attend both courses, a discounted registration fee of $1200 incl. GST will be applied. 


Please register for the combined course HERE


Please contact Karoline Cheung (SCSSC) on

02 9926 4630 or karoline.cheung@sydney.edu.au


To Register

Online registrations are now open. A place will not be secured until payment is processed through the online registration system.