MALT - Information for Fellows

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Find a surgeon

The Find a Surgeon directory is a listing of active Fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons who meet the requirements of the College's Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program and have opted to be on the list. This list excludes retired or inactive Fellows.

 

MALT is available for Fellows to record and store data as a personal log of procedures or an audit tool for self audit or peer review.

This page provides specific information about Fellow Logbooks in MALT. If you require information about subspecialisation training logbooks, see the page specific to your subspecialisation:

Colon and Rectal Surgery (ANZTBCRS Fellows)

Gastric and Oesophageal Surgery (ANZGOSA Fellows)

Hepatic, Pancreatic and Biliary Surgery (ANZHPBA Fellows)

Usage

The case log data can only be viewed by the Fellow who entered it - that is, every Fellow can only see their own data. However, Fellows in a peer-reviewed audit opt-in to share their data with named colleagues.

Logbooks

Fellows have been automatically allocated a specialty-specific logbook to record their cases. Access to procedures is not restricted according to specialty, however. Fellows will have access to all SNOMED procedures in MALT for data collection.

Fellows who have used MALT previously, either as a Trainee or when subspecialising, will retain access to previous logbooks for reporting purposes.

Fellows with multiple logbooks can generate a report of their entire operative experience with the User Summary Report or generate an 'All procedures logged' report that groups procedures based on the SNOMED hierarchy.

Supervision Level

Trainees, IMGs and Fellows sub-specialising use this field to record their level of responsibility in theatre. 

For Fellows, this field is used to record their role in theatre:

  • Primary surgeon
  • Assisting (scrubbed)
  • Observing (not scrubbed)
  • Available

Procedures

All Fellows now have access to the SNOMED CT-AU reference set curated by the College for procedure entry.

For cases where more than one surgical procedure has been undertaken, MALT allows multiple procedures to be recorded.

If you cannot find the procedure you want to enter, click on the 'Can't Find My Procedure' option on the data entry screen and send the name of the procedure to MALT staff.

Reporting

Fellows can generate case logs plus a selection of audit reports on surgical outcomes.  

The Logbook Summary Report has been developed for reporting to Training Boards and is not available for Fellow Logbooks (except subspecialising). Use the Custom Report Tool or one of the other reports on the My Reports page.

Past operative experience

The Import Tool can be used to import existing logs. Instructions are available to assist in the four step process.

Rural Fellows

The Rural Procedural Audit is currently available as a separate Logbook on request.

Access MALT

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 password.

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.

Support

User guides and documentation

Helpdesk

Telephone: +61 8 8219 0939
Email: malt@surgeons.org