Nurses

Training for Nurses

CTEC offers skills training workshops for nurses who are required to perform procedural nursing assistance.  CTEC offers workshops to qualified nurses who are looking to learn

  • treatment room skills
  • endoscopy nurse skills
  • theatre/microsurgical skills

CTEC also offers limited free of charge places for Theatre Nurses acting in the role of assistant on the following workshops:

Please see below for the calendar of workshops and educational events suitable for nursing staff.
 

COVID-19 Information: COVID-19 Information for CTEC Workshop participants and interstate registration information can be found here.

CTEC Calendar

Team Care of the Bariatric Patient Workshop

Workshop
Suitable for: General Practitioners, GP Proceduralists, Consultants, Trainees, Junior Doctors, Anaesthetists, Nurses, Dietitians, Allied Health Professionals and Medical Students (limited places)

Advanced Vascular Surgery: Anatomical Approaches Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)Available (observer) Suitable for: Western Australian Consultants, Advanced and Intermediate Trainees in Vascular Surgery. Observers also welcome. Limited places are available for Theatre Nurses to assist workshop participants.

Core Skills: Plastic Surgery Lower Limb Workshop

Workshop
Suitable for: This workshop is designed as two concurrent full day Trainee Sessions. Junior Trainee Session: Suitable for Plastic Surgery Service Registrars and Junior SET Trainees in Plastic Surgery. Senior Trainee Session: Suitable for Senior SET Trainees and Fellows, Limited positions are available for Observers and for Theatre Nurses in assisting and scrubbing for workshop participants.
Friday
Nov 5
2021

Core Skills: ENT Sinus Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Sold out (doctor)Sold out (nurse)Sold out (observer) Suitable for: RACS Trainees, Fellows and Junior Consultants in ENT Surgery. Limited Observer and free of charge assistant Theatre Nurse positions available.
Saturday
Nov 6
2021

Core Skills: ENT Facial Plastic Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)Available (observer) 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.
Friday
Nov 12
2021

The Cutting Edge: Essential Surgical Skills

Workshop
Sold out (doctor)Sold out (nurse) Suitable for: General Practitioners, GP Registrars and Nurse Practitioners (Rural and Metro)
Thursday
Nov 18
2021

Core Skills: Laparoscopic General Surgery

Workshop
Sold out (doctor) Suitable for: Accredited Registrars, Junior General Surgery Trainees and Service Registrars with strong laparoscopic experience
Wednesday
Mar 23
2022

Core Skills: General Surgery Trainee Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)Available (observer) Suitable for: RACS General Surgery Trainees. Limited places are available for Service Registrars with strong surgical experience, for Observers, and for Theatre Nurses in the role of assistant.
Friday
Mar 25
2022

Core Skills: Vascular Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)Available (observer) Suitable for: Vascular and General Surgery Trainees SET 1-4. Limited positions available for Service Registrars with strong surgical experience, for Observers and assistant Theatre Nurses.
Friday
Apr 1
2022

The Cutting Edge: Introductory GP Wound Suturing

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse) Suitable for: General Practitioners, GP Registrars, GP Trainees, Nurse Practitioners and Emergency Department Nurses
Saturday
May 21
2022

Core Skills: Plastic Surgery Upper Limb Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse) Suitable for: Junior and Senior Trainees and Service Registrars with an interest in Plastic Surgery. Limited Theatre Nurse positions are available.
Thursday
May 26
2022

The Cutting Edge: Emergency Procedures

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)Available (observer) Suitable for: General Practitioners and GP Registrars. Nurse Practitioners and Theatre Nurses are welcome in the role of assisting the GPs (places free of charge). Limited places are available for Observers.
Wednesday
Jun 8
2022

GI Skills Training: Endoscopy Nurse Training Workshop

Workshop
Available (nurse) Suitable for: Western Australian Endoscopy Nurses - Enrolled Nurses and Registered Nurses
Saturday
Jun 11
2022

Core Skills: Plastic Surgery Head, Neck and Flaps Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse) Suitable for: Junior and Senior Trainees in Plastic Surgery and Service Registrars with an interest in Plastic Surgery. Limited places are available for Theatre Nurses in the role of assistant.
Friday
Jul 29
2022

The Cutting Edge: Advanced Skin Procedures

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)Available (observer) Suitable for: GPs skilled in surgery with access to appropriate levels of equipment and operating facilities. It is of particular relevance for rural GP Proceduralists. Limited positions available for Observers and for Theatre Nurses in the role of assistant.
Saturday
Aug 6
2022

The Cutting Edge: Peripheral Nerve Block

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse) Suitable for: Emergency Physicians, Anaesthetists, General Practitioners, Emergency Department Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
Wednesday
Aug 17
2022

Core Skills: Microsurgical Skills for Theatre Nurses

Workshop
Available (nurse) Suitable for: Theatre Nurses and Nurses Assisting on Plastics, ENT, Eye Surgeries and Neurosurgeries
Tuesday
Sep 6
2022

GI Skills Training: Endoscopy Nurse Training Workshop

Workshop
Available (nurse) Suitable for: Western Australian Endoscopy Nurses - Enrolled Nurses and Registered Nurses
Thursday
Oct 13
2022

Core Skills: Workshop in Neck Dissection for Thyroid Carcinoma

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)Available (observer) Suitable for: Consultants, Fellows, RMOs, Service Registrars & SET Trainees in Endocrine, General and Head & Neck Surgery. Limited free of charge assistant Theatre Nurse positions available.
Thursday
Oct 20
2022

The Cutting Edge: Advanced Procedures

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)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. Limited positions for Observers, and for Theatre Nurses in the role of assistant, are available.
Friday
Oct 28
2022

The Cutting Edge: Essential Surgical Skills

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse) Suitable for: General Practitioners, GP Registrars and Nurse Practitioners (Rural and Metro)
Friday
Nov 18
2022

Core Skills: Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Skills

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)Available (observer) Suitable for: Senior SET Trainees and Consultants in Colorectal Surgery. Theatre Nurses in assisting and scrubbing for workshop participants. Limited Observer positions are available.

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