MALT is available for use by surgeons undertaking the Australian
and New Zealand Gastric and Oesophageal Surgery Association
(ANZGOSA) Post Fellowship Training Program.
The following shows the requirements as prescribed by the
Training Board in Upper GI Surgery.
Fellows undertaking the ANZGOSA Post Fellowship Training Program
will be allocated the "Gastric & Oesophageal Surgery
This logbook will be allocated in addition to existing logbooks
such as "SET - General Surgery" and "Fellow - General Surgery".
Fellows commencing training from 2017 will be allocated the
"SNOMED - Gastric & Oesophageal Surgery Logbook" and are
required to use this logbook for the duration of their
MALT uses the terms Nominated Supervisor and Alternate
Supervisor. Supervisors can view cases for the Fellows they
are supervising and provide comments on specific cases.
Nominated supervisor: Hospital Unit Supervisor
Alternate supervisor: Surgeon in theatre with Fellow, if
Individual cases do not require supervisor approval from within
the MALT system (see approval process below).
Record cases done in all hospitals (both accredited and
Gastric & Oesophageal Surgery Logbook
A procedure list
(PDF 157 KB) has been set by the Training Board. If the specific
procedure performed is not in MALT, use one of the "other"
procedure options such as "Other oesophageal surgery (neoplasia,
specify)" or "Other pancreas + duodenum".
For cases where more than one surgical procedure has been
undertaken, MALT allows multiple procedures to be recorded.
SNOMED - Gastric & Oesophageal Surgery Logbook
This logbook utlises the SNOMED CT-AU reference set with
selected terms identified by the Training Board as Board Reporting Terms (PDF 478 KB). All
Fellows commencing training in 2017 are to use this logbook from R1
Cases move through a non-supervisory workflow progression from
"Draft" to "Completed".
- Fill in and save the case (Draft).
- Ensure all cases are marked as Complete (Completed).
- Generate the Logbook Summary Report.
- Submit the Logbook Summary Report to the ANZGOSA Executive
Officer twice yearly (at 6 and 12 months). Note: the report should
only contain 'Completed' status.
Rotation periods are deactivated at a set date, after which no
further cases can be entered.
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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.
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