General Practitioners

Training for General Practitioners

Unlike metropolitan-based General Practitioners, doctors working in remote and rural environments may be required to perform surgical procedures because there is limited access to specialists and medical teams.  CTEC's The Cutting Edge workshops cover a comprehensive range of medical and surgical skills to address the wide and varied skills base required by these doctors.

The 2018 Cutting Edge workshops for General Practitioners have been accreditated by RACGP. 

The following list of workshops and educational events are suitable for General Practitioners.

CTEC Calendar

The Cutting Edge: Advanced Procedures

Workshop
Suitable for: GPs with a higher than average level of skill in surgery, with access to appropriate levels of equipment and operating facilities and Level 2 Procedural Insurance. Limited Observer positions are available.

Australian Regional Anaesthesia & Cadaveric Ultrasound Seminar

Course
Suitable for: Anaesthetists - Registrars and Consultants - and GP Anaesthetists

Core Skills: Introduction to Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery

Workshop
Suitable for: General Surgical Trainees, Surgical Service Registrars, Surgical Assistants (General Practitioners and Resident Medical Officers)

The Cutting Edge: Managing Skin and Soft Tissue Injuries

Workshop
Suitable for: GPs and GP Proceduralists
Thursday
Jul 26
2018

The Cutting Edge: Advanced Hand Surgery for GPs

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (observer) Suitable for: GPs with a higher than average level of skill in surgery, with access to appropriate levels of equipment and operating facilities. Of particular relevance to rural emergency GPs and GP Surgeons. Limited Observer positions are available.
Friday
Jul 27
2018

The Cutting Edge: Advanced Skin Procedures

Workshop
Sold out (doctor)Sold out (observer) Suitable for: GPs skilled in surgery and dermatology, with appropriate indemnity cover for Level 2 Procedures. It is of particular relevance for rural GP Proceduralists.Limited Observer positions are available.
Saturday
Jul 28
2018

CTEC Conference: Emergency Surgery

Conference
Suitable for: Consultants, Trainees, Registrars, Junior Doctors, Anaesthetists, GPs and GP Proceduralists. Nurses, Paramedics, Allied Health Professionals and Medical Students also welcome (limited places)
Friday
Aug 3
2018

The Cutting Edge: Proceduralist Obstetrics and Gynaecological Skills

Workshop
Sold out (doctor) Suitable for: GP Proceduralists, GP Obstetricians. Limited places are available for King Edward Memorial Hospital Registrars in Gynaecological Surgery.
Saturday
Aug 4
2018

The Cutting Edge: Peripheral Nerve Block

Workshop
Sold out (doctor)Sold out (nurse) Suitable for: Emergency Physicians, General Practitioners, Emergency Department Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
Thursday
Sep 6
2018

JDocs: Foundations of Minimal Access Surgery

Workshop
Sold out (doctor) Suitable for: Junior Doctors - Interns, Resident Medical Officers and Service Registrars. Limited places are available for rural GPs who may be required to assist on laparoscopic surgeries at rural and remote hospitals.
Saturday
Sep 15
2018

CTEC Conference: Critical Care Medicine

Conference
Suitable for: Generalist based hospital doctors (Consultants, Trainees, RMOs, Interns, Registrars, Junior Doctors), Surgical Doctors , ICU Doctors, Anaesthetists, GPs (Rural and Metro), Nurses (Limited places), Medical Students (Limited places)
Friday
Oct 26
2018

JDocs: Foundations of Minimal Access Surgery

Workshop
Available (doctor) Suitable for: Junior Doctors - Interns, Resident Medical Officers and Service Registrars. Limited places are available for rural GPs who may be required to assist on laparoscopic surgeries at rural and remote hospitals.
Friday
Nov 2
2018

The Cutting Edge: Essential Surgical Skills

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse) Suitable for: General Practitioners, GP Registrars and Nurse Practitioners (Rural and Metro)

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