Mater Private Hospital Rockhampton | GP Education event

2022sat16jul9:00 amsat1:30 pmMater Private Hospital Rockhampton | GP Education event

Event Details

Join Rockhampton’s leading orthopaedic surgeons for an interactive orthopaedics robotic workshop.

About this event

This is a medical education event for General Practitioners.

Join Mater Private Hospital Rockhampton’s leading specialists for an interactive orthopaedics robotic workshop, as they present on topics relevant to General Practice.


9 am to 9.30 am — Arrival, registration, networking and introductions

9.30 am to 10 am — Dr Will Pretorius, Orthopaedic Surgeon – History of orthopaedic navigation and robotic assisted surgery. History of robotic surgery through the years, instruments, navigation, psi and what’s next?

10 am to 10.30 am — Dr Matt Rau, Orthopaedic Surgeon – Orthopaedic navigation at Mater Rockhampton, what does it look like? Introducing ROSA for total knee replacements (TKR).

10.30 am to 11 am — I-Med Imaging Radiologist – Topic TBC

11 am to 11.30 am — Dr Will Pretorius – The importance of patient selection in relation to robotic surgery: what to consider and what to expect.

11.30 am to 1 pm — Lunch and operating theatre interactive experience (groups alternate) – The ROSA robotic guided navigation system, including Q&A.

1 pm to 1.30 pm — Dr Matt Rau, Overview of new techniques: challenges and experiences for the surgeon and the patient.

1.30 pm — Program concludes

For more information contact Carla Kent at:

  • Phone 07 3163 3739
  • Email

Proudly supported by I-Med Radiology

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(Saturday) 9:00 am - 1:30 pm AEST



Regent Hotel, 192 Bolsover Street, Rockhampton, QLD 4700