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.

Please contact CTEC Senior Course Coordinator John Linehan for further information on +61 9 6488 8049 or john.linehan@uwa.edu.au

CTEC Calendar

Core Skills: Vascular Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Suitable for: Vascular and General Surgery Trainees SET 1-4, Service Registrars with strong surgical experience. Limited Observer and assistant Theatre Nurse positions are available.

Advanced Vascular Surgery: Anatomical Approaches Workshop

Workshop
Suitable for: Consultants, Advanced and Intermediate Trainees in Vascular Surgery. Observers also welcome (Limited places). Theatre Nurses are welcome in the role of assisting and scrubbing for 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.

Core Skills: Plastic Surgery Upper Limb Workshop

Workshop
Suitable for: Junior and Senior Trainees and Service Registrars with an interest in Plastic Surgery. Limited Theatre Nurse positions are available.

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)

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.

The Cutting Edge: Introductory GP Wound Suturing

Workshop
Suitable for: General Practitioners, GP Registrars, GP Trainees, Nurse Practitioners and Emergency Department Nurses

Core Skills: General Surgery Trainee Workshop

Workshop
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.

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.

The Cutting Edge: Emergency Procedures

Workshop
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.
Saturday
Aug 7
2021

The Cutting Edge: Peripheral Nerve Block

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse) Suitable for: Emergency Physicians, Anaesthetists, General Practitioners, Emergency Department Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
Tuesday
Aug 17
2021

Core Skills: Microsurgical Skills for Theatre Nurses

Workshop
Sold out (nurse) Suitable for: Theatre Nurses and Nurses Assisting on Plastics, ENT, Eye Surgeries and Neurosurgeries
Wednesday
Sep 1
2021

GI Skills Training: Endoscopy Nurse Training Workshop

Workshop
Sold out (nurse) Suitable for: Western Australian Endoscopy Nurses - Enrolled Nurses and Registered Nurses
Saturday
Sep 11
2021

The Cutting Edge: Practice Nurse Skills Training Workshop

Workshop
Sold out (nurse) Suitable for: Newly graduated nurses, nurses new to the role of procedural assisting, nurses seeking to update their skills and those seeking a position in a General Practice.
Thursday
Oct 14
2021

Core Skills: Workshop in Neck Dissection for Thyroid Carcinoma

Workshop
Available (nurse)Sold out (doctor) Suitable for: Consultant/Fellow Session: Consultants & Fellows in Endocrine Surgery, General Surgery, Head & Neck Surgery. Surgical Trainee Session: RMOs, Service Registrars & SET Trainees in General Surgery & Head and Neck Surgery , Limited places are also available for Theatre Nurses in the role of assistant.
Thursday
Oct 21
2021

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
Nov 5
2021

Core Skills: ENT Sinus Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)Available (observer) Suitable for: Trainees, Fellows and Junior Consultants in ENT Surgery, Limited Observer positions and limited assistant positions for Theatre Nurses are also available . This workshop is immediately followed by the Core Skills: Facial Plastic Surgery workshop. Participants are welcome to register for both workshops.
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 assistant Theatre Nurse positions are also available. , This workshop follows on from the Core Skills: ENT Sinus Surgery workshop the day prior.
Friday
Nov 12
2021

The Cutting Edge: Essential Surgical Skills

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

Core Skills: Laparoscopic General Surgery

Workshop
Available (doctor) Suitable for: Accredited Registrars, Junior General Surgery Trainees and Service Registrars with strong laparoscopic experience

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