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

The following workshops and educational events are suitable for nursing staff.

CTEC Calendar

The Cutting Edge: Introductory GP Wound Suturing

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

Core Skills: Advanced Bariatric & Roux-en-Y Laparoscopic Surgery

Workshop
Suitable for: Consultant Surgeons, SET 5 Surgical Trainees, Theatre Nurses in assisting and scrubbing for participants.Limited Observer positions are also available.

Core Skills: Laparoscopic General Surgery

Workshop
Suitable for: RACS Junior General Surgery Trainees and Service Registrars with strong laparoscopic experience.

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 Procedures

Workshop
Sold out (doctor)Sold out (nurse)Sold out (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 are available for Observers, and for Theatre Nurses in the role of assistant.

The Cutting Edge: Advanced Skin Procedures

Workshop
Sold out (nurse) 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 are welcome in the role of assisting the GPs. Limited places are available for Observers.

Core Skills: Vascular Surgery Workshop

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

Core Skills: Level 2 Oncoplastic Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Suitable for: Oncoplastic Breast & Plastic Surgeons, Fellows and SET 4-5 Trainees. Limited positions are available for Observers and for Theatre Nurses in the role of assistant.

Core Skills: Plastic Surgery Lower Limb Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)Available (observer) 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
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.

The Cutting Edge: Peripheral Nerve Block

Workshop
Suitable for: Emergency Physicians, General Practitioners, Emergency Department Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
Saturday
Aug 24
2019

CTEC Conference: Patient Blood Management - Perioperative and Beyond

Conference
Available (doctor)Available (nurse) Suitable for: Consultants, Trainees, Registrars, Junior Doctors, Anaesthetists, GPs and GP Proceduralists. Nurses, Paramedics, Allied Health Professionals and Medical Students also welcome (limited places)
Wednesday
Sep 4
2019

GI Skills Training: Endoscopy Nurse Training Workshop

Workshop
Sold out (nurse) Suitable for: Western Australian Endoscopy Nurses - Enrolled Nurses and Registered Nurses
Friday
Sep 27
2019

The Cutting Edge: Essential Surgical Skills

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse) Suitable for: General Practitioners, GP Registrars and Nurse Practitioners (Rural and Metro)
Thursday
Oct 17
2019

Core Skills: Workshop in Neck Dissection for Thyroid Carcinoma

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse) 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 & for Theatre Nurses as assistants
Friday
Nov 1
2019

Core Skills: ENT Sinus Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Available (nurse)Available (observer)Sold out (doctor) Suitable for: RACS Surgical Trainees in ENT, Registrars, Fellows, Junior Consultants, 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.
Friday
Nov 22
2019

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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