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EDUCATION

SSS Education Committee Members – Chief of Spine

SSS Core Curriculum For Training Spine Surgeon

This programme is a two-year curriculum, AIM to equip young surgeons of essential spine knowledge at FRCS(Ortho) level. SSS will work with the Singapore Orthopaedic Association and have the following format:

One hour             Case discussions

One hour             lectures

30 minutes          OSSE

2023 Programme
 

  1. Thoracolumbar Fractures (replacement for Dec 2022) NTFGH 28 January 2023 click for agenda
     

  2. Surgical  Approaches for Spine Surgery - Spine Metastasis - NUH - 8 July click for agenda
     

  3. Cervical Spine Injuries - SKH - 29 July click for agenda
     

  4. Surgical Approaches for Spine Surgery - TTSH - 12 August click for agenda
     

  5. Surgical Management of Spine Infections - SGH - 16 September click for agenda
     

  6. Osteoporosis Spine - KTPH
     

  7. Basic Science & Biomechanics - NTFGH

2024 Programme
 

  1. Adult Deformity - SGH - 3 February click for agenda
     

  2. Osteoporosis in Spine - TTSH - 24 February click for agenda
     

  3. Pediatric Deformity - NUH
     

  4. Inflammation Condition of the Spine - CGH
     

  5. Degenerative Cervical Spine - SKH
     

  6. Spinal Cord Tumour - NUH
     

  7. Spinal Cord Pathology - NNI

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