Core Skills: ENT Facial Plastic Surgery Workshop


The Core Skills: ENT Facial Plastic Surgery Workshop will provide ENT and Plastic Surgery trainees with increased operative experience and the opportunity to consolidate knowledge and skills in a range of techniques in facial plastic surgery.

Suitable for: RACS Surgical Trainees, Fellows and Junior Consultants in ENT and Plastic Surgery. Limited Observer positions and free of charge assistant Theatre Nurse positions are also available.


Available (doctor) Available (nurse) Available (observer)
Saturday, 4 November 2023



This hands-on cadaveric workshop will reinforce knowledge of anatomy and provides the opportunity to practise a range of facial plastic procedures not commonly performed by trainees in clinical practice. Hands-on dissection and pairing of participants of similar skill levels enables discussion and group learning. under expert supervision.

The workshop sessions are fully interactive with a high ratio of knowledgeable faculty to participants.  Faculty provide superior training and immediate feedback in a practical and controlled workshop environment. Limited  positions are available for Observer, and for Theatre Nurses in the role of assistant.

This workshop immediately follows on from the complementary Core Skills: ENT Sinus Surgery Workshop the day prior. Participants are welcome to register for both workshops.

Workshop Content

Demonstration and Practical Cadaveric Sessions

The workshop will feature a comprehensive highly practical full-day program.  It features  procedural demonstrations by expert faculty utilising the latest 3D visualisation technology, followed by extensive cadaveric practical sessions focusing on the following procedures: 

  • Otoplasty - anatomy and assessment. Mustarde`suturing and anterior scoring
  • Conchal cartilage harvest
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Blepharoplasty – upper and lower, lateral canthoplasty
  • Facelifts and endobrow lift
  • Free practical session allowing practise of workshop program procedure/s of choice

Workshop Inclusions

  • Fresh frozen human cadaveric dissection
  • Didactic sessions
  • All meals and refreshments


2023 Fee

WA Participant: $1110
Non-WA Participant: $1570
Observer: $175
Theatre Nurse: Free of charge


CTEC PPE & COVID-19 Lab Safety Workshop Strategy


COVID-19 Information for Workshop Participants

CTEC Terms & Conditions

Workshop content, date and convenors may be subject to change or cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances.



Accreditations or CPD Approvals

This educational activity has been approved in the RACS CPD Program. RACS Fellows, Specialist International Medical Graduates (SIMGs) and surgeons participating in the RACS CPD Program can claim 1 point per hour (to a maximum of 7 points) in Educational Activities. Participation in this activity will be entered into your RACS CPD which can be accessed through ehub.


"Awesome faculty and great support. "
"Appreciate the free session for people to work on what they want. "
"Good supervisor to dissector ratio."
"(I now have) more confidence in surgical exposure."
- 2022 Workshop Participants


The University of Western Australia
Entrance No. 2
Hackett Drive
Perth Western Australia

For more information contact

John Linehan
Senior Course Coordinator
T +61 8 6488 8049

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