Plastic Surgery: St Vincent’s Advanced Plastic Surgery Nurses Seminar (VAPS)

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St Vincent’s Clinic Function Room, Level 4, St Vincent’s Clinic
& St Vincent’s Hospital

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Course overview:

We are very pleased to invite you to attend the ninth St Vincent’s Advanced Plastic Surgery (VAPS) Nurses Seminar which will be held on Friday 20th September 2019.

The VAPS Nursing Conference has rapidly become a key calendar event for the discerning plastic surgery nurse. 

The one day intense program combines theory and practice, with focused lectures in the morning followed by hands on workstations after lunch. 

The aim of this seminar is to advance the quality of nursing care relating to all aspects of reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. The 2019 program will focus on reconstructive breast surgery, examining evidence, management and trends. 

We hope you will join us in Sydney to expand and to share your knowledge and experience. To download the program, please click here 


Plastic Surgery professionals, Nurses and other specialists

Key topics:

At the end of the program attendees should be able to:

Identify key principles of reconstructive breast surgery;
Discuss the latest innovations and trends in reconstructive breast surgery;
Reflect on the nurses’ role in managing the surgical care of the patient having reconstructive breast surgery;
Apply strategies and practices within the clinical (perioperative, ward & clinic) environment; and
Utilise the experiences of specialist plastic nurses and surgeons within their practice. 

Who should attend:

This day intensive seminar is designed for experienced plastics Nurses and aims to expand their knowledge and skills in plastic surgery nursing.

Course enquiries:

Phone: 02 8382 2653


External participants: $ 165 (incl GST)

SVHS, SVPHS & Mater Sydney Staff (Full Day): $0

Maximum number of applicants:

Places are limited


Menu options offered:

  • Vegetarian

  • Vegan

  • Diabetic

  • Lactose Free

  • Gluten Free



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