JDocs: Emergency Procedures


CTEC’s JDocs: Emergency Procedures workshop aims to assist Junior Doctors in attaining an improved level of confidence and hands-on experience in a range of procedures, skills and behaviours for medical and surgical emergencies. This one-day hands-on workshop features content specifically designed to meet the essential surgical skills required to apply for specialty training, and follows the RACS Junior Doctors Curriculum Framework.

Suitable for: Junior Doctors - Interns, House Medical Officers, Resident Medical Officers and Service Registrars. It is highly relevant for those interested in applying for anaesthetics, ED, ICU and surgical specialties.


Sold out (doctor)
Friday, 22 October 2021
Available (doctor)
Friday, 29 April 2022
Available (doctor)
Friday, 21 October 2022



This workshop is highly relevant for those interested in applying for anaesthetics, ED, ICU and surgical specialties.  This is an excellent introductory level workshop in a supportive environment for participants with limited experience in medical and surgical emergencies.

Workshop Content

Cadaveric Arm Practical Session and Presentations:

  • Atraumatic tissue management
  • Advanced suturing
  • Difficult lacerations and skin flaps
  • Presentation on atraumatic tissue management, simple lacerations and skin biopsy

Animal Tissue Practical Session and Presentations:

  • Access techniques: including EZ IO, arterial line, central venous catheter, nasogastric tubing and Seldinger
  • Proctoscopy and rigid sigmoidoscopy including patient positioning, proctoscopy assembly, removal of foreign bodies and digital examination (model)
  • Basic ultrasound scanning techniques including ultrasound terminology and definitions, scan planes (sagittal, transverse, oblique) image orientation, patient positioning, generic knobology, image interpretation and cannulation under ultrasound, arterial line and central line and the Seldinger technique

Model Practical Session and Presentations:

  • Suprapubic catheter insertion including tube function, indications of safe use, catheter security, catheter complications, urinary catheterisation and male/female catheterisation


Workshop Inclusions

  • Practical sessions featuring RACS certified techniques
  • Fresh frozen cadaveric arm models
  • Practical sessions with animal tissue
  • Didactic sessions
  • All meals and refreshments
  • Limited places to maximise practical learning time


2022 Fee

WA Participant: $1120
Non-WA Participant:  $1695


Interested in applying for SET?

Junior Doctors from across Australia may register interest for CTEC's online 2022 Generic Surgical Sciences Training Course here.  This course will be offered as 24 Online Tutorials in 2022.

Western Australian based Junior Doctors are welcome to register interest for places opening on CTEC's 2022 JDocs: Anatomy series of workshops here. This is offered as six Saturday practical sessions, with dates to be confirmed.



COVID-19 Information for Workshop Participants


CTEC Terms and Conditions

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


Accreditations or CPD Approvals

This educational activity is approved for 6 ACEM CPD hours.


"Great ratio of instructors to students. Excellent instructor experience. "
"Very good models - more realistic for actual procedures. "
"Such a diverse mix of well experienced instructors. Great clinical anecdotes and knowledge."
"Very hands-on - good case discussion and presentations. "
- 2021 Workshop Participants


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

For more information contact

Meagan Connor
Course Coordinator
T +61 8 6488 8695

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