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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

20-21 August 2022

Course Director

Dr David Stewart

02 9463 1820



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 20 and Sunday 21 August 2022

8.00am – 5.00pm


$880 incl. GST

​Registration enquiries only

Please contact Karoline Cheung (SCSSC) on

02 9926 4630 or


To Register

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

Please register for the  course HERE

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