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

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: 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: Introductory GP Wound Suturing

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

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: 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.
Saturday
May 18
2019

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 still available)
Monday
May 20
2019

Core Skills: Level 2 Oncoplastic Surgery Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)Available (observer) 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.
Thursday
May 30
2019

The Cutting Edge: Emergency Procedures

Workshop
Sold out (doctor)Sold out (nurse)Sold out (observer) Suitable for: General Practitioners and GP Registrars. Nurse Practitioners are welcome in the role of assisting the GPs. Limited places are available for Observers.
Tuesday
Jun 4
2019

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.
Saturday
Jun 8
2019

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.
Wednesday
Jun 12
2019

GI Skills Training: Endoscopy Nurse Training Workshop

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

Core Skills: Laparoscopic General Surgery

Workshop
Sold out (doctor)Sold out (nurse)Sold out (observer) Suitable for: RACS Junior General Surgery Trainees and Service Registrars with strong laparoscopic experience. Limited Observer positions are also available.
Tuesday
Jul 23
2019

Core Skills: Microsurgical Skills for Theatre Nurses

Workshop
Available (nurse) Suitable for: Theatre Nurses and Nurses Assisting on Plastics, ENT, Eye Surgeries and Neurosurgeries
Thursday
Jul 25
2019

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 are available for Observers, and for Theatre Nurses in the role of assistant.
Friday
Jul 26
2019

The Cutting Edge: Advanced Skin Procedures

Workshop
Available (nurse)Available (observer)Sold out (doctor) 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
Jul 27
2019

CTEC Conference: Bariatrics

Conference
Suitable for: General Practitioners, GP Proceduralists, Consultants, Trainees, Junior Doctors, Anaesthetists, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals and Medical Students
Saturday
Aug 3
2019

The Cutting Edge: Peripheral Nerve Block

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse) Suitable for: Emergency Physicians, General Practitioners, Emergency Department Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
Tuesday
Aug 13
2019

Advanced Vascular Surgery: Anatomical Approaches Workshop

Workshop
Available (doctor)Available (nurse)Available (observer) 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.
Saturday
Aug 24
2019

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)
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: Senior Practical Session: Fellows & Consultants in Endocrine Surgery, General Surgery, Head & Neck Surgery. Junior Practical Session: RMOs, Service Registrars & SET Trainees in General Surgery & Head and Neck Surgery & for Theatre Nurses as assistant
Friday
Nov 1
2019

Core Skills: ENT Sinus Surgery Workshop

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