Mandatory for all SET levels.
Trainees have been allocated the SET - SNOMED Plastic Surgery
(Aus.) logbook to record their cases.
Trainees who have transferred from a different specialty, where
access has been granted to MALT, will retain access to the logbook
from that specialty for reporting.
Historic data import
ASPS and RACS have collaborated
to import historic data for rotations completed prior to 1 August
2016. All data is reported in the MALT reports.
MALT uses the terms Nominated Supervisor and Alternate
Nominated supervisor: the Regional Chair from your state who is
Alternate supervisor: surgeon in theatre with you
All supervisors must be Fellows of the College (FRACS). Only one
Nominated Supervisor can be selected per rotation. Alternate
supervisors need to approve the Trainee's logbooks. There may be
occasions when the Nominated and Alternate Supervisors are the same
This logbook type utilises the SNOMED CT-AU procedure list with
selected terms identified by the Training Board as Board Reporting Terms (Excel 4.17 MB).
The MALT Logbook Summary Report will only show procedure counts for
Board Reporting Terms.
A report listing ALL procedures can be generated via the MALT
Custom Report Tool, All Procedures Logged Report tab. Please note
that the All Procedures Logged Report is not valid for submission
to the Training Board.
For cases where more than one surgical procedure has been
undertaken, MALT allows multiple procedures to be
From October 2017, all new procedures logged in MALT must
include a value for the procedure minimum dataset field "Aesthetic
Cases move through a Supervisory workflow progression from
"Draft" to "For Review" to "Approved".
- Create and save a case (Draft).
- Cases are referred to Supervisor for approval (For Review)
- Supervisors approve cases (Approved)
- Reports can then be generated and submitted to the Training
Board as required. Note: the report should only contain
Example of Logbook Summary Report (PDF 231 KB) as it
will be produced for the Training Board
MALT rotation periods are deactivated at a specific date, after
which no further cases can be entered.
||6 August 2018
||3 February 2019
||17 February 2019
||4 February 2019
||4 August 2019
||18 August 2019
||5 August 2019
||2 February 2020
||16 February 2020
MALT is accessed via the College website.
Log in by clicking on the Portfolio icon in the top right-hand
corner of any webpage. Enter your College username and
From your Portfolio Dashboard, click on any of the 'My Logbook'
icons to be directed to MALT. Alternatively, select the
Portfolio 'My Audits' tab and then click the Morbidity Audit
and Logbook Tool (MALT) icon.
Quick Guide for
SET Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Aus. (PDF 375 KB)
user guides and documentation
SNOMED Board Reporting Terms for SET Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgery Aus. (PDF 574 KB)
Telephone: +61 8 8219 0939