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MSK SIG Day - Sydney

  19 Feb 2022  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM        6.00 CPD Points.

Special Interest Group (SIG) Days have been re-introduced into the events calendar by the ASA in 2022, focusing on one stream over the course of a day with a networking function at the conclusion.

We will showcase four expert speakers rotating in a lecture and live scanning format throughout the day, tailored to advanced sonographers in the musculoskeletal field.

The MSK SIG Day in Sydney is brought to you by the ASA, in partnership with Canon Medical.

Presentations by (see speaker tab for bios):

  • Greg Lammers – Hand & Wrist Ultrasound
  • Andrew Grant – Ultrasound of Brachial plexus and other upper limb nerves
  • Quanson Sirlyn - Ultrasound of the Ankle & Foot

Each speaker will present on their topic and include live scanning. Please note: delegate interaction will be at the discretion of presenter/patient & dependant on COVID restrictions. 

At the conclusion of the event, please stay and enjoy the networking session, including drinks and canapes.

NOTE: Event numbers are strictly limited, so register early to avoid missing out.

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Schedule

Time

Room

8:30am-9:00am

Registrations

9:00am-10:30am

Presenter 1

10:30am-11:00am

Morning Tea

11:00am-12:30pm

Presenter 2

12:30pm-1:00pm

Lunch

1:00pm-2:30pm

Presenter 3

2:30pm-2:40pm

Break

2:40pm-4:10pm

Presenter 4

4:10pm-5:00pm

Networking Drinks

5:00pm

Conclusion

Speakers

Presenters 

Greg Lammers - Sonographer - I-MED Radiology


PRESENTATION TITLE: Advanced Hand and Wrist Ultrasound Assessment. 


PRESENTATION ABSTRACT: A journey of presentation and live scanning set to an advanced level. The briefest of basics with sono-anatomy. Then right into all those fancy names of people who have hand and wrist conditions named after them. One of these people treated Napoleon's Haemorrhoids. Attend and you can find out.
 

Bio:

Greg Lammers has been scanning since 1989 with time spent working in London from 1990 – 1994. He has held several positions as a Lead Sonographer, Tutor, University Lecturer and DMU Examiner. 

Greg regularly presents at local, state, national and international meetings. In 2014 he did charity work in Myanmar (Burma) training Doctors in the use of ultrasound in local villages. 

His last 20 years has seen him specialise in musculoskeletal ultrasound, its science but also its craft and looking for good patient outcomes. 

In over 30 years of scanning, his passion has not waned and he still finds this an amazing and privileged career. 

He presently works for I-MED Radiology in Berwick as a general sonographer.

Andrew Grant - Ultrasound Supervisor - I-Med East Melbourne Radiology

PRESENTATION TITLE: Ultrasound of the Brachial Plexus & other Upper Limb Nerves
 

Bio:

Andrew Grant completed radiography training in 1992 and since then has ventured to multiple countries sharing his expertise in sonography and radiography.

Andrew has given a number of lectures on MSK, vascular and paediatrics for ASA and ASUM in Australia and internationally. Andrew recently co-hosted the Canon Anatomy Day in Melbourne and Auckland.

Besides his skills in ultrasound imaging, Andrew also holds a commercial pilot’s license which he has used to fly in and out of remote communities, establishing a strong presence as a flying sonographer.

Andrew has also worked for one of the top medical centres in western USA, UCLA Medical Centre, where he assisted in setting up the musculoskeletal ultrasound program. Andrew now practices at East Melbourne Radiology for I-Med where he is the Ultrasound Supervisor. 

Quanson Sirlyn -Tutor and Chief sonographer - Capital Radiology


PRESENTATION TITLE: Advanced Ankle and Foot Ultrasound

Bio:

Shortly after completing his radiography degree, Quanson undertook a Grad Dip of Medical Ultrasound at Monash University and completed his Master of Medical Sonography at UniSA.

He has been scanning for 20 years and is currently the tutor and chief sonographer at Capital Radiology.  overlooking a large volume of MSK scans.

Quanson was the recipient of the:

-        ASA “Mentor of the Year 2015” and

-        Nominated for ASA “Educator of the Year” in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2020

He is an associate fellow for ASA and the author of multiple peer-reviewed scientific journal articles for Sonography and AJUM. He regularly presents at local and state meetings, as well as conducting a webinar for ASA.  

He believes the most rewarding experience is being able to help his peers and trainees reach their peak potential and enjoy their work. 

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Venue

Ballroom, Rydges World Square, 389 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000

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