Pre-Conference Workshops

26 November 2022

This is a series of workshops before the two-day main congress. Registration is opened on a first-come, first-served basis and successful registrants will be notified via email.

To register for workshops, please email sims.sssc@singhealth.com.sg for more information.


0830–1000Common Stoma Complication Workshop

Ms Nur Madalinah Tan Bte Abdullah
Ms Leni Guanzon Fernandez
Mr Seah Wan Hin
Ms Poh Ting Ting
Ms Sahara Binte Abu Bakar

This workshop will provide participants with opportunity to recognise stoma complications, management, familiarisation with various application techniques and products used in stoma care.

Staff nurse in surgical wards

Tip and Trick of the pouching difficulty stoma or fistula workshop

Ms Ong Choo Eng
Ms Lim San Ling
Ms Cherry Pincel Bacani
Ms Siti Nadiah Binte Yahya

This workshop will provide participants a simple and cost effective method in treatment techniques managing heavily exudating wound/s using existing products available to construct containments systems.

Staff nurse in surgical wards
0830–1130Essential Gastrointestinal Anastomosis Workshop (Registration closed)

Dr Lionel Raphael Chen Hui
Dr Koo Chee Hoe
Dr Khor Shao Nan
Dr Lin Wenjie
Dr Loh Wei Liang
Dr Tiffany Lye
Dr Lester Ong Wei Lin
Dr Darren Chua Weiquan

Safe creation of bowel anastomosis and troubleshooting stapler-related problems is imperative for surgical residents. The aim of this workshop is to provide a structured curriculum to deepen the surgeons’ fundamental knowledge and principles of gastrointestinal anastomosis through didactic teachings and hands-on porcine tracts simulating human organs.

General Surgery Junior Residents
0845–1600Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Workshop (Registration closed)

A/Prof Emile Tan Kwong Wei
Dr James Ngu
Dr Teo Nan Zun
Dr Winson Tan
Dr Leonard Ho
Dr Cherylin Fu
Dr Chang Meihuan
Dr Chok Aik Yong
Dr Isaac Seow-En
Dr Yvonne Ng Ying Ru

This highly interactive workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to acquire advanced laparoscopic surgery techniques in colorectal resections. It brings together renowned national experts who will impart their skills and knowledge via pre-workshop lectures and videos, as well as cadaveric hands-on sessions. Participants will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with procedural skills required of laparoscopic colorectal resections and attain mastery of anatomy in a safe environment with expert one to one proctoring. General Surgery Senior Residents, especially those with a keen interest in Colorectal Surgery

Note: Programme is accurate as of 23 November 2022 and is subject to change without prior notice.