Emergency Abdominal Surgery Course was first held in Letterkenny Donegal, Ireland in May 2012. Courses have expanded around the world. This course builds on previous success and is further enhanced by a large international and national faculty who are at the coal face in Emergency Surgery. 

EASC has evolved into a world leading course in Emergency Abdominal Surgery. EASC curriculum focuses on the acute abdomen, in a multidisciplinary share learning approach. It will bring you a level of discussion you have not heard before and enhance your ability on-duty as a surgeon, gastroenterologist or radiologist; either as a trainee or a specialist. This course is about decision making in patients and common emergencies. The course is endorsed by many societies. It is constantly updated with the latest advances in Emergency Surgery Care.

If you treat or manage a patients with an acute abdomen this course is a must for you. Ideal refresher for consultants also.

Understanding the natural history of key emergency surgery presentations with emphasis on decision making and operative/intervention/imaging tips and traps to optimise outcome. This coupled with a manual containing lectures and the latest literature references will ensure your patients are getting optimal outcomes.

Email: Leanne.McKechnie@health.nsw.gov.au
Telephone: +61 2 8738 6489


Dr Valerie Malka is the Director of the Trauma and Acute Care Surgical Unit at Liverpool Hospital. She was the previous Director of Trauma Services at Westmead Hospital for over a decade. She is an EMST Director and DSTC Instructor with a great passion for trauma and acute care surgery. With special interests in education and quality assurance she has worked extensively in patient safety and the maintenance of ethics in healthcare. Valerie has worked with the International Committee of the Red Cross and the International Rescue Committee and holds a Diploma in International Humanitarian Assistance from Geneva University and a Master’s Degree in International Public Health with a major in Humanitarian Law. She also holds a Master’s degree in Journalism and works freelance writing medical, health and wellbeing articles.