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Principles of skin grafting
This webinar delivered by Dr Kirstie MacGill will provide an understanding on skin grafting. This will build upon the recently released Interplast/Praxhub training video called "Skin Graft Knives: Taking a split skin graft" available here: https://app.praxhub.com/education/258

By the end of the webinar, participants should:
- Identify the differences between split thickness and full thickness skin grafts.
- Understand how skin grafts “Take” and how to reduce graft failure
- Describe skin graft donor site healing and choose dressings
- Consider the importance of post operative care to improve results after skin grafting

By registering for this webinar, you will be registered to access the Praxhub education platform and provided login details, where you can view all of Interplast’s online education for free. If you don’t wish to be registered for the Praxhub platform, please email us (education@interplast.org.au)

Sep 30, 2021 03:00 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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Dr Kirstie MacGill
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon @Royal Melbourne Hospital, Royal Children’s Hospital and Box Hill Hospital
Kirstie completed FRACS (plastic and reconstructive surgery) in 1992, and post-graduate fellowships in reconstruction, burns and paediatric plastic surgery. Kirstie is currently appointed to the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Royal Children’s Hospital and Box Hill Hospital as a VMO and has held administrative positions, including Head of Plastic surgery Unit at Box Hill Hospital, Director of Junior Surgical Training at RMH, and Director Medical Governance at RMH. Kirstie has experience in a broad range of general reconstructive surgery, including hands, breasts and skin cancer with a particular interest in plastic surgery problems in children including burns scarring and cleft lip and palate. Kirstie has been a medical volunteer with Interplast since 2003 and has been on 14 trips with Interplast, participating in Interplast team visits to Fiji, Myanmar, PNG, Samoa, Nauru, Vanuatu and Mongolia.
Dr Julian Peters
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon @Interplast
Dr. Peters is a Melbourne based Plastic Surgeon whose practice is solely Reconstructive Surgery. He has served on the Court of Examiners for the RACS, and is committed to the education of junior doctors and Plastic Surgeons in training. He continues to volunteer his time to further the work of Interplast Australia & New Zealand.