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General Surgical Component
From 2011 onwards it will no longer be a requirement to
undertake two rotations of surgery in general. The Board of
Cardiothoracic Surgery has revised this requirement as a result of
the evolution of the SET program.
Trainees commencing SET1 in 2010 will not be required to
undertake a position providing experience in surgery in general.
Trainees will instead be expected to satisfactorily complete a
further two rotations of cardiothoracic surgery increasing the
cardiothoracic years from SET 2 - 6.
Trainees commencing SET2 in 2010 will be expected to
satisfactorily complete two rotations of surgery in general. The
Board of Cardiothoracic Surgery in conjunction with the Board in
General Surgery will identify suitable positions for trainees in